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2 Naga businesswomen murdered in Assam

KOHIMA: The bodies of two Naga women, which were recovered near Mariani in Jorhat district in Assam on August 8 last, have been identified by their relatives here after the publication of their photographs in Nagaland dailies.

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Police seizes contraband drugs worth Rs 5 crore

KOHIMA: Kohima police manning the Khuzama Check Gate on the Nagaland-Manipur border on August 9, seized a huge consignment of brown sugar and psychotropic tablets estimated to be worth ` five crore in the international market.

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Ramdev warns govt of revolution

NEW DELHI: Yoga guru Ramdev on Thursday began a three-day fast giving a “last warning” to government to get a strong Lokpal enacted and bring back black money stashed abroad for which there was a need for an “honest and courageous” Prime Minister.

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SC order against quotas in promotions rocks Parliament

NEW DELHI: The issue of reservation in promotions in government jobs in Uttar Pradesh saw an uproar in both houses of Parliament on Thursday with the Rajya Sabha being adjourned for nearly an hour and the Lok Sabha witnessing disruptions.

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Slanging match in Lok Sabha over Sikh killings in US

NEW DELHI: The killing of six Sikhs in a US gurdwara led to a slanging match between the opposition and treasury benches in the Lok Sabha today with the Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Mr P K Bansal accusing Akali Dal of "baking the political cake on funeral pyre" of the victims.

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‘Lokpal bill could be tabled this session’

NEW DELHI: The much-hyped Lokpal bill could be tabled in Rajya Sabha in the ongoing monsoon session if a parliamentary panel looking into the legislation gives its report before the end of the session, the government said today.

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Tendulkar, Rekha get lessons on Parliament

NEW DELHI: For a change, the master became a pupil. Sachin Tendulkar, who attended the Rajya Sabha for the first time on the opening day of the Monsoon session today, got some lessons from the President, Mr Pranab Mukherjee on the functioning of Parliament.

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