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Mayawati asks Rahul to direct anger towards Central govt

LUCKNOW: Lashing out at Mr Rahul Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms Mayawati Saturday said that instead of indulging in “votebank politics” and expressing his anger against the state government, he should vent his ire at the Central government.

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MFN on top of agenda for Indo-Pak talks

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD/LAHORE:  The Pakistan commerce secretary, Mr Zafar Mahmood arrived in New Delhi on Saturday for trade talks, stating the Prime Minister, Mr Yousuf Raza Gilani is supportive of granting India the MFN status.

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Moody’s to review India’s sovereign ratings

NEW DELHI: After lowering the outlook for India’s banking industry, credit rating agency Moody’s is likely to review the country’s sovereign ratings on Tuesday, amid a slowdown in reforms and growth, with high inflation and fiscal deficit, analysts said.

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Team Anna denies rift between Kejriwal, Bedi

NEW DELHI/GHAZIA-BAD: Even as differences between Mr Arvind Kejriwal and Ms Kiran Bedi were aired publicly, another Team Anna member Mr Manish Sisodia on Saturday said it should not be seen as a divide.

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India announces $100-mn credit facility to Maldives

MALE:  The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday announced a US $100-million standby credit facility to Maldives and a number of other key initiatives, including building the capacity of Maldivian security forces, boosting India’s ties with this strategic island nation.

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Court begins trial in 2G case

NEW DELHI: Over seven months after the first set of charges were framed in the second generation spectrum case, the trial began on Friday despite the prime accused, former telecom minister Mr A Raja, refusing to query witnesses pending closure of the probe.

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SC notice to Gujarat on IPS officer’s plea for nixing FIR

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today sought Gujarat government's response on suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's plea for quashing a criminal case lodged against him for allegedly hacking the state's Additional Advocate General Tushar Mehta's e-mail account.

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