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RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav | PTI

Lalu Yadav denied bail by Supreme Court in Rs 900-crore fodder scam case

A bench headed by CJI Rajan Gogoi rejected RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's bail plea a day after the CBI strongly opposed it claiming he would conduct political activities.

Congress lets go of Godda seat, seals alliance in Jharkhand

Congress will contest 7 seats while Jharkhand Mukti Morcha will contest 4 and JVM(P) will fight 2. RJD is being convinced to fight one seat.
Hemant Soren

Congress plays hardball in alliance talks with JMM, refuses to commit for state polls

Seat-sharing negotiations between Congress, JMM runs into a wall, both parties offer differing versions on the progress of talks.
IL&FS building in Mumbai | Abhijit Bhatlekar/Bloomberg News

India’s Lehman has put genie of mistrust out of the bottle again

The collapse of IL&FS has put a question mark on India’s model of infrastructure financing.
RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav | PTI

How Lalu Prasad is plotting to defeat Modi in Bihar from a jail in Jharkhand

Opposition leaders from Bihar & Jharkhand are queuing up at Birsa Munda Central Jail to meet prisoner no. 3351 as they look to firm up alliance against JD(U) & BJP.  
Ghulam Jeelani Khan

Kashmiri CRPF officer who died in hunt for Maoists always led from the front

Ghulam Jeelani Khan, a 29-year-old Kashmiri CRPF officer, was leading his team in Senjani forest when he was electrocuted by a high-tension wire.
File image of Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das | Facebook

How Jharkhand can get the right IAS officers to turnaround like Chhattisgarh

Both were carved out of BIMARU states, but one raced ahead.
Vedanta

Vedanta to set up 4.5 million tonne steel plant in Jharkhand

The plant will be part of the company's newly-acquired Electrosteel Steels Ltd at Bokaro.
Protest against Kathua

Gangraped woman dies after stick inserted in her private parts, ex-husband arrested

The woman had accused her former husband and two others of raping her when she went to watch a play in Jharkhand.
A gathering of Congress supporters

Congress firms up grand alliance of five parties in Jharkhand

After its poor performance in the state in 2009 and 2014, the Congress expects a majority from this new alliance in the BJP-ruled state.

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PM Narendra Modi | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.
GoT

Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

Defence

After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?