MUMBAI: Shiv Sena chief, Mr Bal Thackeray on Sunday night launched his grandson, Mr Aditya into politics annointing him as the head of its youth wing at a Dussehra rally which also witnessed three generations of Thackerays sharing the podium.Read More »
LEH: A polished and light bamboo structure hardly resembles the ancestral home of Ms Yang Dole which was washed away during the flash-floods that hit her serene village in August.
But for the 63-year-old widow, the pre-fabricated bamboo home with polished flooring is beautiful and cozy enough to keep her family warm in the bone-chilling winters.
PATNA: Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United) leaders on Sunday attacked the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh for his remarks on utilisation of central assistance by Bihar, saying the funds are “not Congress’ property” and dared him to join a public debate rather than adopting “hit-and-run” tactics.Read More »
THIRUVANA-NTHAPURAM: Thousands of tiny tots across Kerala were initiated into the world of letters Sunday at temples, institutions and even churches on Vijayadashami day, celebrated as Dussehra in north India.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Suspended IPL czar, Mr Lalit Modi, who is now in the UK, faced the threat of detention in India with the Enforcement Directorate alerting airports and other entry points across the country in connection with its probe.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Now that the Commonwealth Games are over, demands for probing corruption behind it mounted on Friday and government auditor CAG stepped into the picture while Mr Suresh Kalmadi was kept out of Prime Minister’s meeting with medal winners.
The BJP, which had held its fire once the 12-day event started, said it will pursue its demand for investigation into corruption charges reflecting the “mood of the people”.
NEW DELHI: Describing Pakistan and China as “two major irritants” for India’s security, Army chief Gen V K Singh on Friday said the armed forces should ensure the country has a “substantial” conventional war capability to fight in a nuclear scenario.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Accidental or unintentional disobedience of court orders does not amount to contempt, unless there is a willful attempt to obstruct the course of justice, the Supreme Court has ruled.Read More »
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala State Women’s Commission (KSWC) is expected to place before the National Women’s Commission a proposal for raising the minimum age of marriage for both men and women, considering the growing rate of divorces among youngsters.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Women shuttlers led by singles title favourite Saina Nehwal provided India with a golden double to pilot the country to a historic second place finish in the Commonwealth Games that ended here on Thursday night with a dazzling laser show and a musical extravaganza marked the finale of the Commonwealth Games.Read More »