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Will not support floating of party by Team Anna: Santosh Hegde

BANGALORE: The former Karnataka Lokayukta and Team Anna member, Mr Santosh Hegde today said he does not support Mr Anna Hazare and his team floating a political party, but would campaign for candidates who identify themselves with his movement against corruption.

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Eco-friendly stove a boon for rural women

JUELKUNTI (KARNATAKA): Time was when women of this village of 121 households had to daily trudge for considerable distances to gather firewood to light their stoves for cooking. Chulika, an eco-friendly stove, has halved the trips, apart from considerably bringing down the pollution caused by wood- and animal dung-fired stoves.

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Move on royalty to increase cost for mine owners

MUMBAI: The decision of the Goa cabinet to impose 15 per cent royalty on iron ore miners for renewing their lease is likely to increase the cost of production for the miners, mining experts said on Thursday.

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HC to pronounce verdict on Sajjan’s plea

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict tomorrow on a petition of the Congress leader Sajjan Kumar against a trial court's order which had dismissed his plea to use a 1984 anti-Sikh riots victim's statements to judicial commissions to defend himself.

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