My son needs urgent bone marrow transplant and I don’t know how to pay for it.

My 9-year-old son Ashok Kumar has been diagnosed with thalassemia major and needs to undergo regular blood transfusions and chelation. He will also need to undergo a bone marrow transplant for complete cure and has a fully matched 10/10 HLA sister but we cannot afford to pay for it. The onset of his illness was so […]

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Sonia Gandhi, Rahul In Congress’s First Lok Sabha Polls List; No Priyanka

NEW DELHI:  Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi are among 15 candidates named by the Congress in its first list for the national election just weeks away. The list names 11 candidates in Uttar Pradesh and four candidates in Gujarat. Rahul Gandhi, the Congress president, and his mother Sonia Gandhi, will contest from Amethi and Raebareli, […]

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Bikes to get costlier: Two-wheeler makers hike price by up to Rs 7,000

By Pritish Raj Two-wheeler manufacturers have started increasing prices of their products by up to Rs 7,000, depending on the engine capacity ahead of April 1 when it becomes mandatory for all bikes and scooters to have safety features like combined braking system (CBS) and anti-lock braking system (ABS). According to dealers, Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj […]

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Sabarimala will have a positive impact on Lok Sabha elections, says Sitaram Yechury

The CPI(M) general secretary on Opposition unity, the reservation debate, and why the Left is more relevant today than ever before Despite protests in Kerala against the entry of women aged 10-50 into Sabarimala, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury believes that the controversy will have a positive impact on the party’s performance in the coming […]

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“Lows Of Vindictive Government”: Robert Vadra On Questioning Of Mother

NEW DELHI: Robert Vadra, Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law, lashed out at what he called a “vindictive government” on Tuesday over the Enforcement Directorate’s summons to his 75-year-old mother Maureen Vadra along with him in a money-laundering case. For the interrogation, the Vadras are in Jaipur, where Robert Vadra’s wife and Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi […]

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Digvijaya Singh Reacts To National Security Act Over Slaughter Of Cattle

RAJGARH, MADHYA PRADESH: Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Digvijaya Singh on Thursday raised questions over imposition of the National Security Act (NSA) on three persons suspected of killing a cow in Madhya Pradesh’s Khandwa district. “NSA should not be imposed for this. The accused should have been charged under other […]

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What’s a working day for a court-appointed administrator? BCCI clueless, pays out lakhs

For 48 “working days” across five months, two cricket administrators in Mumbai were paid a total of Rs 1.18 crore. At least on one of those days, records show, the work was watching an IPL game. Advertising For 30 “working days”, two administrators in Hyderabad received a total of Rs 75 lakh. For them, a […]

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Monetary Policy Committee meeting: RBI Governor, Deputy Guv differ on rate cut decision

Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das and Deputy Governor Viral Acharya differed on the issue of cutting Repo rate in the bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2018-19, the first time that the central bank head and his deputy in-charge of monetary policy, are on either side of a decision on policy rates since the […]

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