HYDERABAD: Asking the courts to implement a minimum core approach to help the needy, the Chief Justice of India, Mr S H Kapadia today said the paramount duty of judges is to adopt ways to enhance social welfare.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Mr Vilasrao Deshmukh, who had earlier come under severe criticism from the Supreme Court for interdicting police action against a Congress MLA in Maharashtra, came under further attack from an apex court judge who questioned his continuance in the government.Read More »
GUWAHATI: For the first time in its 31-year-long struggle, the banned ULFA on Saturday decided to hold face-to-face talks with the Centre and said there was no split in its ranks on the issue.
The much-awaited talks will be held on February 10 in New Delhi.
KANPUR/LUCKNOW: Ahead of the Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee’s meeting with opposition parties on Tuesday, the BJP on Saturday said there would be no dilution in its stand on a JPC probe into the 2G spectrum scam and threatened to disrupt the budget session of Parliament if the demand was not met.Read More »
THIMPHU: Six months after failure of talks, India and Pakistan will make a fresh attempt to “unlock” the bilateral dialogue process when the foreign secretary, Ms Nirupama Rao and her counterpart Mr Salman Bashir meet here on Sunday during which the Indian side is expected to seek an update on 26/11 probe and trial.Read More »
SRINAGAR: A student was killed during an ambush operation of the Army in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, triggering protests by locals.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Claiming to know the names of all those people whose black money is stashed in foreign banks, Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev Saturday asked the UPA government to clear its stand on the issue and said he will submit a detailed memorandum to the Prime Minister in this regard soon during a nationwide movement.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Seeking to drag the earlier NDA government, the one-man committee that went into spectrum allocation from 2001 said there have been violations of procedures in giving 2G licences but it equally damned Mr A Raja saying his actions in 2007-08 were not consistent with cabinet decision.Read More »
BHOPAL: Seventy seven bank accounts of suspended Madhya Pradesh IAS couple Arvind and Tinu Joshi have been frozen and their properties attached by the Income Tax authorities which claimed that cash and investments of over Rs 360 crore have been detected.Read More »
THRISSUR: One person was arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a 23-year-old woman passenger of a local train, who was seriously injured in the incident and continues to battle for her life.Read More »