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No one will be spared in 2G case, says SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Thursday said no person, irrespective of their chair and wealth, would be spared in 2G spectrum scam investigations and slammed the Income Tax department for the slow probe against corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and others for alleged tax evasion in the case.

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President, PM condole death of Dorjee Khandu

NEW DELHI:  The President, Ms Pratibha Patil, the Vice-President, Mr Hamid Ansari and the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Thursday condoled the death of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister,  Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash, saying the country had lost a charismatic leader who spent long years in public service.

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Kalmadi falls in line at Tihar Jail

NEW DELHI: He slept in a separate cell, attended a roll call at 6 a.m., stood in queue for breakfast, watched some TV and at times conversed with two other inmates. Mr Suresh Kalmadi, the latest high-profile entrant at Tihar Central Jail, is not getting any VIP treatment in India’s largest prison and has made no special requests either, authorities said on Thursday.

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Cong High command reprimands Monserrate

PANAJI: Taking serious views of the incident involving the state Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate, in a case of “illegally” carrying monies in excess to the permissible limits, the Congress high command has not only reprimanded him but also warned him for the blunder and said that any future occurrence would be dealt with strictly.

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Arunachal CM no more

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Dorji Khandu, who went missing on Saturday on a flight from Tawang, is dead along with four others after their helicopter crashed in bad weather in the mountains and their bodies and the wreckage were located on Wednesday.

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Baba Ramdev to go on fast unto death over black money

MUMBAI: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday  said he would undertake a fast unto death in New Delhi on June 4 to demand recovery of black money deposited by Indians in Swiss banks, disclosure of account-holders’ names, and a ban on high-denomination currency notes.

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Have a rethink on Pak policy, BJP tells PM

NEW DELHI:  The BJP on Wednesday asked the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh to have a rethink on the government’s policy of continuing dialogue with Pakistan despite the country sponsoring terrorism as borne out by the fact that Osama bin Laden was hiding near a military academy in Abbottabad.

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