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Panel submits Kudankulam report to Tamil Nadu govt

CHENNAI: The four-member committee set up by Tamil Nadu government on the safety aspects of Kudankulam nuclear power plant today submitted its report to the Chief Minister, Mr J Jayalalithaa amid indication that it has given a clean chit to the controversial project stalled by protests.

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SC for former apex court judge as panel head

NEW DELHI: After rapping the Narendra Modi government for bypassing it, the Supreme Court today suggested the name of a former apex court judge for appointment as the chairperson of the monitoring authority which is looking into the probe of 22 encounter killings between 2002 to 2006 in Gujarat.

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UP gears up for sixth phase of polling

LUCKNOW: Polling for the sixth phase of UP assembly elections covering 68 seats spread over 13 districts would be held tomorrow that would decide the fate of RLD's youth face, Mr Jayant Chaudhary and the state Energy Minister, Mr Ramveer Upadhyaya among others.

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Kejriwal in soup for diatribe against MPs

NEW DELHI/PATNA: Team Anna member, Mr Arvind Kejriwal was at the centre of a controversy for calling MPs "rapists, murderers and looters", prompting angry criticism from political parties on Sunday with RJD saying it will bring a privilege notice against him in Parliament.

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Coastal security to be stepped up: Antony

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/KOLLAM: Expressing satisfaction over Kerala police’s progress of investigation into the killing of two Indian fishermen allegedly by an Italian ship’s naval guards, the Defence Minister, Mr A K Antony on Sunday said the Centre would take measures to strengthen coastal security and safety of fishermen.

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BJP moves EC against Jaiswal’s remarks

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday moved the Election Commission over Union Minister, Mr Sriprakash Jaiswal’s comments on possibility of imposition of President’s rule in Uttar Pradesh after which the poll body has sought a video of his remarks.

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SC raps Delhi police, Ramdev

NEW DELHI: In a huge embarrassment to the government, the Supreme Court on Thursday came down heavily on the State and the Delhi police for the midnight crackdown on Ramdev and his followers here last year and sought criminal prosecution as well as disciplinary action against erring police personnel.

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2G: Swamy moves SC against trial court order on Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: Janata Party chief, Mr Subramanian Swamy on Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the trial court order giving clean chit to the Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram in 2G scam, saying that there is no doubt that the then telecom minister, A Raja took the decision on spectrum allocation after consulting him.

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