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Devesh Kumar

  • BJP may appoint Advani as skipper

    BJP may appoint Advani as skipper

    As talks of a mid-term poll being thrust on the nation ring louder, pressure is on the BJP to settle the leadership issue sooner than later.

    Centre seeks funds for agri push

    Centre seeks funds for agri push

    Worried about the stagnation in the farming sector, the Manmohan Singh government has mooted a proposal seeking additional central investment in an attempt to boost public investment and encourage states to increase outlays on agricultural and allied activities.

    Politics makes govt eco-friendly

    Politics makes govt eco-friendly

    Bowing to the relentless pressure from its main prop, is likely to make it mandatory for the government agencies to use jute products for packaging and other purposes.

    Govt to release 3lt grain into open mkt

    Govt to release 3lt grain into open mkt

    In an attempt to bring down the prices of wheat and rice in the market, the Union cabinet is on Thursday slated to take up a proposal to release around 3 lakh tonnes of wheat into the open market to drive down high retail prices.

    Can Rahul save the match?

    Can Rahul save the match?

    Notwithstanding Rahul Gandhi’s efforts to pump up the Congress in Uttar Pradesh for the ongoing assembly polls, the indications emanating from the ground-level do not seem to be too encouraging.

    Mayawati continues to dent Mulayam's hopes

    Mayawati continues to dent Mulayam's hopes

    The Samajwadi Party’s attempts to regain its No. 1 status among the 52 seats going to polls during the six phase on Thursday appear to have run into rough weather, with a confident-by-the-day BSP going in for some persistent pinch-hitting in the gruelling penultimate lap.

    Backward leanings pay rich dividends to BJP in UP

    Backward leanings pay rich dividends to BJP in UP

    The decision to project Mr Kalyan Singh as its chief ministerial candidate and electoral tie-ups with the Janata Dal (United) and the Kurmi-dominated Apna Dal appear to be paying rich dividends to the BJP in the ongoing assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

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