PANAJI: Taking serious views of the incident involving the state Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate, in a case of “illegally” carrying monies in excess to the permissible limits, the Congress high command has not only reprimanded him but also warned him for the blunder and said that any future occurrence would be dealt with strictly.Read More »
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Dorji Khandu, who went missing on Saturday on a flight from Tawang, is dead along with four others after their helicopter crashed in bad weather in the mountains and their bodies and the wreckage were located on Wednesday.Read More »
MUMBAI: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday said he would undertake a fast unto death in New Delhi on June 4 to demand recovery of black money deposited by Indians in Swiss banks, disclosure of account-holders’ names, and a ban on high-denomination currency notes.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a plea to set up a special investigation team to track the black money stashed away in foreign banks and to take steps for bringing it back to the country.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The BJP on Wednesday asked the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh to have a rethink on the government’s policy of continuing dialogue with Pakistan despite the country sponsoring terrorism as borne out by the fact that Osama bin Laden was hiding near a military academy in Abbottabad.Read More »
NEW DELHI: A Supreme Court bench on Wednesday referred to the Chief Justice of India, Mr Justice S H Kapadia the bail plea of 2008 Bangalore blast accused Abdul Naseer Madani following differences between two judges on grant of bail to him.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr Dorjee Khandu is not the only leader to have met a tragic end in an air crash. Here are some of the others:Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Kanimozhi and four others named in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chargesheet in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.Read More »
MUMBAI: Home, auto and other loans are set to become costlier with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday hiking key short-term rates to contain inflation, while giving relief to small savers by increasing the savings bank rate to 4 per cent from 3.5 per cent now.Read More »
NEW DELHI: On World Press Freedom Day on Tuesday, a report by the International Federation of Journalists said that in comparison to previous years there was less threat to media person’s life in 2010 in South Asian countries, though challenges of decent wages and working conditions remain the same.
Moreover, the “sharp deterioration of an already bad situation in Pakistan far outweighed the relative improvement in the other seven countries” in the region, it added.