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Middlemen in crisis

March 26, 2016 12:04 am

The number of arhtiya suicides may not be anywhere close to those by farmers, but they do suggest a certain trend. When prices of commodities, be it basmati rice or cotton, were good, farmers planted with gusto.

Who gets what: Where refugees might go under new proposal

September 15, 2015 10:08 pm

The EU has largely dithered in thrashing out a cohesive approach to the crisis with nations like Slovak, Serbia and several former Eastern Bloc countries rejecting mandatory quotas for distributing refugees among the bloc.

Back from the brink

October 18, 2013 2:33 am

In the US,the debt ceiling agreement averts a crisis and postpones the problem

Nasheed's party rules out joining new govt; offers conditional talks

February 20, 2012 1:02 pm

Nasheed's Maldivian Democratic Party said that the party will not participate in the new government.

Its time for Villas-Boas to face crisis,says Wenger

February 15, 2012 3:52 pm

The crisis in England is a bit like fire,it moves quickly from one club to another.

Iran's parliament summons Ahmadinejad on economic policy

February 07, 2012 6:52 pm

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will appear in parliament next month to be grilled on his handling of the economy.

Libya rebels claim gains near capital

August 08, 2011 2:36 am

Libyan rebels said they were firmly in control of the town of Bir al-Ghanam,a staging post about 80 km south of Tripoli.

India-focused equity funds retreat

July 05, 2011 5:15 pm

Global investors continued to withdraw their money from India-focused equity funds.

42 Cong MLAs,10 MPs quit over Telangana

July 05, 2011 3:18 am

In Delhi,nine Lok Sabha MPs from the region and one Rajya Sabha MP resigned.

Japan n-threat now equals Chernobyl

April 13, 2011 12:26 am

Severity level up from 5 to 7; strontium found in soil near n-plant.


I have always supported reservations, says Kejriwal

February 23, 2016 2:12 pm

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed the students protesting Hyderabad Central University Rohith Vemula's suicide and the ongoing JNU crisis at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday. While Kejirwal's speech, a man raised slogans such as 'Dalit virodhi Kejriwal' and 'Aarakshan Virodhi Kejriwal'. Pacifying the protestor, Kejriwal said, "I have always supported them."

Politicians react over crisis in Arunachal Pradesh

January 25, 2016 11:50 am

Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) JD(U) leader KC Tyagi on Monday held Bharatiya Janata Party responsible for political crisis in Arunachal Pradesh. He said the move is against the spirit of co-operative federalism. Attacking the BJP, Congress leader PL Punia said recommendation of the President rule in Arunachal pradesh is the "murder of democracy". BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi countered the statements and said the Centre has taken this step as the state is in a "constitutional trouble".