NEW DELHI: The UPA government on Friday breathed easy with the Samajwadi Party bailing it out pledging its continued support as Trinamool Congress formally split with the coalition withdrawing its backing after its ministers quit.Read More »
NEW DELHI: An opposition-called shutdown against economic reforms hit normal life in many states but the government said it was firm on pushing ahead with steps to revive a sagging economy.Read More »
KOLKATA: The Trinamool Congress on Tuesday dealt a severe blow to the UPA by deciding to withdraw its ministers from the Union government and its support but left open the doors for a possible rapprochement in the next three days.Read More »
MUMBAI: On death row for the brazen Mumbai terror attacks, its lone surviving perpetrator Ajmal Kasab has filed a mercy petition before the President, a fortnight after losing his legal battle for life in the Supreme Court.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Promising further measures to boost economy, the Finance Minister, Mr P Chidambaram on Monday ruled out going back on reform decisions on diesel, LPG and FDI, asserting that government faces no threat to its stability from differing allies.Read More »
RAJKOT/PATNA: Taunted by Congress that Mr Rahul Gandhi had a national stature while he was a state leader, the Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi Monday took a swipe at the party, saying the young leader was an “international leader” who can also contest elections in Italy.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Dentist Nupur Talwar, who has been in jail for over four months in the twin murder case of her daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, was Monday granted bail by the Supreme Court which directed her to be released by September 25.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Taken by surprise over a tunnel used by terrorists to burrow into Jammu and Kashmir, India’s security agencies have conducted a detailed survey of the border with Pakistan, particularly in the Jammu region, and identified at least 80 spots vulnerable to tunnelling from the other side.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has demanded a ban on elephants in circuses.
Timed to coincide with Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed God, the animal’s rights group has planned a protest Tuesday in the national capital to demand a ban on the use of elephants in circuses.
NEW DELHI/KOLKATA: Trinamool Congress, a major UPA constituent, may consider pulling out its ministers from the government in protest against allowing FDI in retail and diesel price hike, and giving it outside support.Read More »