NEW DELHI/BANGALORE: The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday launched a campaign against Karnataka Governor, Mr H R Bhardwaj demanding his immediate recall and knocked at the doors of the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, who gave an assurance that “nothing unconstitutional” will be done.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The CPI-M on Monday ruled out any change in leadership following the poll debacle in West Bengal and Kerala as top leaders met here to analyse what went wrong for the party in the assembly elections.Read More »
NEW DELHI: A trooper of the Indian Army, who was working as an ISI module and passing on sensitive information inimical to the country’s security to Pakistan, has been sentenced to three years in jail by a Delhi court.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Centre has asked the Madhya Pradesh government to send “on priority basis” its action taken report on alleged corruption to the tune of several crore in works done under its flagship rural employment guarantee scheme.
Senior officials in the rural development ministry said the state government has not yet sent its ATR over the series of irregularities pointed out by the ministry.
AGRA: The scorching summer heat is taking its toll on the Taj Mahal, the timeless monument of love, blasted by sand from the dry Yamuna bed and the dust-laden winds from the Rajasthan desert.Read More »
NEW DELHI: In the biggest ever price increase of the fuel, state-owned oil companies on Saturday hiked petrol price by `5 per litre with effect from Saturday midnight.Read More »
MUMBAI: The Goa Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate, who was detained at the Mumbai airport last month for allegedly carrying unaccounted foreign and Indian currency, has been fined and slapped with a penalty of `2 lakh for the violation of the Customs Act and Foreign Exchange Management Act rules, a Customs official said on Saturday.Read More »
KOLKATA/CHENNAI: Ms Mamata Banerjee stormed the Red bastion terminating the Left Front’s 34-year stranglehold on West Bengal, while Ms J Jayalalithaa wrested power with a landslide victory over the DMK in the assembly elections whose results were out on Friday .Read More »
CHENNAI: The AIADMK on Friday gained an absolute majority winning 146 seats and was leading in four seats as it stormed to power by handing down a humiliating defeat to archrival DMK in the polls to 234-member Tamil Nadu assembly.Read More »
CHANDIGARH: Ahead of the Punjab assembly elections next year, all the five BJP ministers resigned from the Parkash Singh Badal cabinet this evening in the wake of allegations of involvement of party leaders in the Rs 1.5 crore graft case.Read More »