NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday flayed the government for not probing into specific sources of black money stashed in banks abroad and asked the Centre to apprise it of its investigation into the threat to national security posed by it.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Somalia Monday assured India that it will do everything possible to get 53 Indian hostages released from pirates in that country, External Affairs Minister Mr S M Krishna said.
He said India has also offered to help Somalia implement job generating projects to tackle piracy in the African nation.
NEW DELHI: Setting a positive tone for home secretary-level meeting here, the Pakistan interior secretary Mr Chaudhary Qamar Zaman on Sunday said such efforts would enhance peaceful relations between the two neighbours and that his side would look for an easier and faster visa regime.Read More »
HYDERABAD: TRS politburo member Mr Sambashivudu, a former top Maoist leader was hacked to death by unidentified assailants in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh, the police said on Sunday.Read More »
NEW DELHI/HYDERABAD: Despite a host of counter- measures taken by regulatory body Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) after a dozen arrests including pilots for faking documents, aviation experts feel that it is difficult to prove logging of actual flying hours.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Social activist Anna Hazare has refused to meet a panel of Union ministers set up to take on board suggestions of the civil society to give more teeth to the Lokpal Bill, saying a different mechanism should be adopted to draft the bill which was acceptable to all.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary, Mr Prakash Karat has said the Left, which provided outside support to the UPA-I, was aware that Mr Mani Shankar Iyer was shifted out of the Petroleum Ministry in 2006 as he was pursuing energy policy which the Americans did not like.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding the reluctance of Madhya Pradesh government to hand over the probe into the murder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist Sunil Joshi, an accused in Samjhauta Express blast case, the Centre is all set to ask National Investigation Agency (NIA) for a thorough probe relating to Hindu terror groups.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Acting tough, the government has imposed fines worth Rs 700 crore on various telecom operators for carrying out illegal and clandestine activities in their services, particularly for non-compliance of the subscriber verification process.Read More »
NEW DELHI: For the first time in the country’s electoral history, candidates trying their luck at the hustings will be aided by ‘expenditure agents’ as the Election Commission recently notified their inclusion to keep track of all poll-related expenses of candidates.Read More »