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Anna has his way, to end fast today

NEW DELHI: Wilting under a sustained anti-corruption campaign, government Friday night blinked in the war of attrition with Mr Anna Hazare by agreeing to issue a formal order to set up a 10-member joint committee for drafting a strong Lokpal Bill and the Gandhian will end his fast on Saturday.

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Supreme Court to order day-to-day trial in 2G case

NEW DELHI: Brushing aside Centre’s objections, the Supreme Court Friday said it would pass an order for the appointment of senior advocate, Mr U U Lalit as special public prosecutor for holding the trial of former telecom minister, A Raja and others in the 2G spectrum case on a day-to-day basis without any adjournments.

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SC orders CBI probe into Prajapati killing

NEW DELHI: In an embarrassment to the BJP government in Gujarat, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered a CBI probe into the alleged fake encounter killing of  Tulsiram Prajapati, stated to be an eyewitness in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case allegedly involving former state minister, Mr Amit Shah.

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TN a challenging case: CEC

NEW DELHI:  Calling Tamil Nadu a “challenging case”, the Election Commission on Friday said it cannot “close its eyes to rampant malpractices” there and rejected the charge levelled by the DMK and the PMK that it has imposed emergency in the state.

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