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Bhanwari Devi case: CBI collectively quizzes 6 accused

JODHPUR: Six accused in government nurse Bhanwari Devi’s disappearance and killing were collectively quizzed Sunday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a barrack of the Jodhpur Central Jail, informed sources said.

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Punjab, Uttarakhand go to polls today

NEW DELHI:  Punjab and Uttarakhand go to polls on Monday to elect new assemblies with the Congress hoping to oust the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party combine in the country’s grain bowl and the BJP in the hill state.

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PM should probe ISRO blacklisting order: ex-chairman

BANGALORE: Stung by a government order debarring him and three other reputed space scientists from occupying official posts, former Indian space agency chairman Mr G Madhavan Nair has demanded that Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh immediately enquire into the case.

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Defence Ministry asks AG branch to correct Gen Singh’s DoB

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the subject, the Defence Ministry has written to the Adjutant General’s (AG) branch of the Army to correct its record to show the year of birth of Army chief Gen V K Singh as 1950 contrary to his stand that he was born one year later.

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Omar surprised at Army’s resistance over removal of AFSPA

NEW DELHI: With withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) topping the agenda, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mr Omar Abdullah has expressed surprise over “more resistance” from the Army for removal of the Act from certain areas of the state despite assurances that their interests would be protected.

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