BANGALORE: The Lokayukta court on Saturday sentenced Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Y Sampangi to undergo more than 3 years’ rigorous imprisonment in a corruption case, the first ever conviction of an elected representative of the people in Karnataka, adding to embarrassment of the ruling party.Read More »
NEW DELHI: India Saturday called for freedom of navigation through the South China Sea where Beijing has territorial disputes with other countries.Read More »
HYDERABAD: The stage was Saturday set for the arrest of suspended Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge in a cash-for-bail scam which has sent shock waves among the judiciary across the state.Read More »
NEW DELHI: National Commission for Women chairperson Ms Mamta Sharma Saturday said, “NCW is committed for equal opportunity to female folks of the country in every walk of life.”
Speaking here to the reporters, she said the commission has sought President Ms Pratibha Devisingh Patil’s intervention to ensure 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and Assemblies.
NEW DELHI: In their first joint appearance on a public platform in the past one year, Mr Anna Hazare and yoga guru Ramdev will sit on a day-long fast here on Sunday in a bid to intensify their anti-UPA protests.Read More »
KOLKATA: The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) in its centenary year will bring out inspirational video documentaries and a publication on 100 Indian science discoveries to attract the country’s youth to science and technology, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said here Saturday.Read More »
BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to nip in the bud dissidence in the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Odisha Chief Minister, Mr Naveen Patnaik on Friday suspended Rajya Sabha member and dissidents’ leader, Mr Pyari Mohan Mohapatra from the party and sacked two ministers.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Feud at the top in the BJP took new dimensions with the party mouthpiece making a veiled attack on leaders including Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi and Mr B S Yeddyurappa, asking them to rise above issues of self and self-existence.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday initiated a preliminary enquiry in connection with the alleged irregularities in the utilisation of coal blocks allocated to private companies between 2006 and 2009.Read More »
NEW DELHI: In his first public comments after taking over as Army Chief, General Bikram Singh on Friday made it clear that no controversy in the force will be "brushed under the carpet".
Sending a firm message to his 1.3 million force, General Singh said he will strive to maintain its "secular and apolitical" outlook.