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  • Live blog: July 17 July 17, 2014

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  • Live blog: June 16 July 16, 2014

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  • Live: I feel bad, have worked more with Congress than BJP, says Ved Vaidik July 15, 2014

    Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's 'interview' with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed disrupted Parliament for second day on Tuesday. Even as the government says it has nothing to do with the meeting, the Opposition has demanded his arrest and has called for a debate on the issue....
  • New York Times shuts India-specific blog July 7, 2014

    New York: The New York Times has shut its India Ink blog, "the first-ever country- specific" news site after a nearly three-year run, as it no longer wants to "direct its resources" towards blog-style content. NYT had said in a June 30 blog post titled 'We're Moving' that 'India Ink' will...
  • Finance, Commerce Ministries to join Twitter to expand government's reach July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Important ministries like Finance and Commerce will soon join Twitter as part of government's effort to use social media in communicating with citizens. The micro blogging site, which has about 18 million users in India, is engaging with the government to help various ministries use the platform to...
  • Live blog and live stream: Google I/O 2014 keynote address June 25, 2014

    Google, whose Android software reigns as the world's dominant smartphone operating system, will step up efforts to make inroads into cars, televisions and other devices at its annual developer conference this week. Follow the updates of the Google I/O 2014 keynote address on our live blog. The two-day Google I/O conference...
  • Face-off between DU, UGC: As it happened June 23, 2014

    Confusion prevails over whether the Delhi University will do away with the four-year undergraduate programme or not....
  • Live Blog: June 22 June 22, 2014

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  • Live: BMC officials return to Campa Cola society to carry out eviction June 20, 2014

    It is the D-day for residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. ...
  • Live Blog: June 19 June 19, 2014

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  • Live blog: Amazon launches its first smartphone June 18, 2014

    Amazon is staging a mystery unveiling - widely expected to be a 3D smartphone. The company has given a hint as to what is in store and invited a small group of media to the Seattle event to be hosted by Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos. Live updates. ...
  • FIFA World Cup 2014 Opening Ceremony: As it happened June 13, 2014

    Fans from around the world can finally stop counting down the minutes as the 2014 World Cup is actually upon us, set to begin with an exciting opening ceremony. While fans expect to be entertained by the ceremony, it really just signifies the start of the biggest sporting event in the...
  • Vidya Balan dons the detective hat in real life; set to spy on colleagues through 'Bobby Jasoos' blog June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Vidya Balan, who will be seen as a detective in her forthcoming film "Bobby Jasoos", is going to start spying on Bollywood stars through a blog. Titled Bobby Ko Sab Malum Hai, the blog will have Bobby writing, sharing exclusive Bollywood news and gossip. The actress will be...
  • Live Blog: June 7 June 7, 2014

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  • Live Blog: Sumitra Mahajan elected Lok Sabha Speaker, Modi and other MPs congratulate her June 14, 2014

    After all the newly elected Lok Sabha members were administered the oath, election to the post of Lok Sabha Speaker took place....
  • Apple WWDC 2014 keynote live blog: iOS 8, OS X Yosemite launched June 2, 2014

    Apple's Mac operating system is getting a new design and better ways to exchange files, while the software for iPhones and iPads is getting new features for multitasking. The new mobile software, iOS 8, will sport interactive notifications, so you can respond to a message without having to leave another app....
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calls for fiscal discipline to bring economy back on track June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday called for fiscal discipline to bring economy back on track. In his first blog after assuming office as the Finance Minister, Jaitley wrote in his blog titled 'From Celebration to Challenge', "We must move towards an era of fiscal discipline where...
  • Live Blog: June 1 June 1, 2014

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  • Live blog: Microsoft's Surface event May 20, 2014

    Microsoft's Surface division has invited journalists to a "small gathering" in New York City on May 20. Best bets are for the unveiling of a Surface Mini tablet, along with a possible Surface Pro 3. The event starts at 8:30 PM IST. Microsoft is expected to unveil the third generation of its...
  • Is it time for a reverse merger, Derek O'Brien asks Congress May 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien has made a very interesting suggestion and asked the Congress to look for a reverse merger with parties that broke away from it and are now regional powers. Derek, a close confidant of Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, made the...
  • Modi elected BJP Parliamentary Party leader: As it happened May 20, 2014

    The BJP Parliamentary party has elected Narendra Modi as its leader. He is now officially the Prime Minister in waiting and will meet President Pranab Mukherjee with a delegation to stake claim to form the government....
  • Singapore PM wants apology from blogger for corruption charge May 19, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has sent a legal notice to a local blogger, demanding the removal of an article accusing him of corruption which had been "published maliciously", local media reported. Roy Ngerng had on his website, The Heart Truths, posted a blog titled "Where your CPF...
  • 2014 Elections live: May 18 May 18, 2014

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  • Lok Sabha Election Live Blog: May 15 May 15, 2014

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  • Lok Sabha Election Live Blog: May 14 May 14, 2014

    According to sources, the Modi-led government could be sworn in by May 20 if NDA gets a clear majority....
  • Live: Not eyeing the BJP president post, says Gadkari May 13, 2014

    Here are all the updates related to 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Rally refusal a boon for Modi May 8, 2014

    Inside Isaac Asimov 'Franchise', the US has transformed into an "electronic democracy" where a computer selects one person to represent the entire electorate and thereby makes a big, expensive actual election totally unnecessary. The man chosen for the job was Norman Muller. The 'Norman Muller' of the 2014 general election is...
  • What Arvind Kejriwal told CNN-IBN May 8, 2014

    As BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi cancelled the Ganga aarti in Varanasi after the denial of permission for holding a rally on Thursday, his rival and AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal has hit out at him saying that he is trying to draw political mileage from it. ...
  • Live: BJP marks its protest against EC, holds roadshow in Varanasi May 8, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has gone on the offensive over the denial of permission for its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Varanasi. Despite getting permission for the Ganga aarti, Modi tweeted on Thursday morning that he won't perform the aarti. "My profound apologies to Ganga Maa for not...
  • Live: Modi denied permission for Varanasi rally, BJP seeks transfer of returning officer May 7, 2014

    Here are all the updates related to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...