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TRS to boycott meet on Srikrishna report

HYDERABAD:  In a setback to the Centre’s consultation process, the TRS on Sunday decided not to attend the January 6 meeting in New Delhi to discuss the Justice Srikrishna Committee report on Telangana, saying it was a “deliberate attempt” to seek divergent opinions on the issue.

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Tipping the scales in your favour

By Sarah Jose

A friend who took a package tour to Europe  which promised  vegetarian Indian meals, was surprised  to discover that  many tour  operator companies  had two separate groups  for the same  tour – one for Indians from India and another for NRIs. 

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Moily discusses Aarushi case with CBI chief

NEW DELHI: In the wake of strong feelings expressed over seeking closure of the Aarushi murder case, Law Minister Mr M Veerappa Moily Friday called the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director, Mr A P Singh and discussed with him the possibility of re-investigating the case.
Mr Moily’s move comes two days after CBI filed a closure report in a Ghaziabad court in the case on the ground that there was no available evidence at the crime scene to pursue the probe, which invited a lot of media criticism.

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Meira’s initiative to end impasse over JPC makes little headway

NEW DELHI: The fresh attempt by Lok Sabha Speaker, Ms Meira Kumar to break the Parliament deadlock on the 2G spectrum issue appeared to have made little headway Friday with opposition sticking to its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe and insisting that the government take steps in this regard.
Concerned over the virtual loss of the entire winter session,

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Srikrishna panel submits report on Telangana

NEW DELHI: The Justice Srikrishna Committee giving a “way forward” on the separate Telangana statehood issue Thursday gave its report to the Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram, who said government will consult all political parties before taking an “appropriate” decision.

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