GUWAHATI: An Assam legislator was arrested on Thursday for his role in the ethnic violence in the state, police said. Pradip Brahma belongs to the Bodoland Peoples’ Front (BPF).Read More »
CHENNAI: Pressing her demand for convening the Cauvery River Authority meeting, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms J Jayalalithaa today asked the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh to direct Karnataka to release water to the state to raise long term crop in the Cauvery delta areas.Read More »
CHENNAI: The Madras High Court today reserved its decision on a couple of petitions filed against the two 1,000 MW Russian reactors at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP).Read More »
NEW DELHI: The spectre of corruption was back to haunt the government on Tuesday with a combative opposition demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh over the official auditor’s report that irregularities in coal block allocation led to notional losses of Rs 1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion).Read More »
NEW DELHI: Government has demanded social networking websites take down provocative messages and has blocked some online content after anonymous threats sparked an exodus of migrants from several cities.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Mr P A Sangma today moved the Supreme Court challenging the election of Mr Pranab Mukherjee as the President of India saying that the veteran Congress leader was not eligible for the post as he was holding offices of profit.Read More »
NEW DELHI: India was subjected to nuclear blackmail through explicit and implicit threats at least thrice but the 1998 Pokhran tests changed the situation as the atomic weapons acted as deterrence.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Congress member, Mr P J Kurien was Tuesday unanimously elected as deputy chairperson of the Rajya Sabha.
The motion for Kurien’s election was moved by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh and seconded by the Leader of Opposition, Mr Arun Jaitley. Members from several other parties also seconded the motion.
BARABANKI: The Union Minister, Mr Beni Prasad Verma kicked up a controversy with remarks that he was “happy” over rising prices of food items as it will benefit farmers, evoking sharp criticism on Monday from opposition parties and UPA supporter Samajwadi Party.Read More »
GUWAHATI/BANGALORE: Reflecting a gradual return to normalcy after the panic exodus, people from the Northeast headed back to Bangalore in special trains from Guwahati and the situation also eased on Monday in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.Read More »