CHENNAI: The AIADMK General Secretary, Ms Jayalalithaa on Friday appealed to the former Andhra Pradesh chief minister, Mr N Chandrababu Naidu to give up his fast, saying his life was far too precious to be sacrificed at the altar of ‘cut-throat’ politics.Read More »
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Veteran Congress leader Mr K Karunakaran, a four-time chief minister of Kerala who was a pale shadow of his original self in his final days, died here on Thursday evening of old age and illness, enveloping the entire state in sorrow.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has announced compensation for 60,343 square metres of land acquired by the Goa state for laying the new broad gauge line for Konkan Railway in pursuance of the preliminary notification dated June 27, 1991.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Union Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee today demanded an apology from the Opposition, accusing it of “destroying” Parliament after they rejected his offer of a special session to discuss the JPC issue on 2G scam.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The annual mega literary extravaganza in Jaipur is set to celebrate its sixth edition in January 2011 in the company of Nobel laureates J M Coetzee and Orhan Pamuk as well as seven Booker Prize winners.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The RSS leader, Mr Indresh Kumar was today quizzed by CBI here in connection with the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast in Hyderabad.
Mr Indresh, who has been a member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s Central Working Committee for past four years, termed CBI’s move to question him as a “conspiracy” by the Congress and denied any involvement in the case.
NEW DELHI: Onion prices on Tuesday continued to soar across the country, touching up to Rs 85 per kg in some retail markets, as the government virtually pleaded helplessness for another two-three weeks while the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh stepped into the scene.Read More »
NEW DELHI: A deal for the design of advanced fifth generation fighter aircraft at an estimated cost of US $295 million is among 30 pacts inked by India and Russia in several key areas such as defence and civil nuclear sector to impart new impetus to their “special and privileged” ties.Read More »
NEW DELHI: High-profile corporate lobbyist Ms Niira Radia was questioned by the CBI on Tuesday at her South Delhi residence for four hours in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam and the agency is all set to quiz former telecom minister, Mr A Raja.Read More »
JAMMU/SRINAGAR: Centre's interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday said majority of the organisations and groups they met during their visits to the state favoured peaceful means for arriving at a political solution to the Kashmir problem.Read More »