Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
Telangana appoints Sania Mirza as state’s brand ambassador

Telangana appoints Sania Mirza as state’s brand ambassador

KCR plans to make 3 lakh acres land immediately available to industries .

Sushma to head for three-day visit to Nepal on July 25
Sushma to head for three-day visit to Nepal on July 25

This will be Swaraj’s first official visit to Nepal as the External Affairs Minister.

Talks to pacify Rane fail, Sonia's intervention to be sought
Talks to pacify Rane fail, Sonia's intervention to be sought

Chavan tried to persuade me to withdraw my resignation: Rane

No plans to amend Section 377 till SC decision: Modi govt
No plans to amend Section 377 till SC decision: Modi govt

The SC is at present hearing a curative petition on the matter.

Four killed in cylinder explosion in Amarnath base camp

Explosion in the cylinder took place early in the morning when breakfast was being prepared.

2G case: A Raja denies putting pressure on DoT officials

Raja and others, including Behura and Chandolia, are facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case.

UPA govt nudge made collegium to recommend judge extension: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad said, government was 'quite keen' to appoint a National Judicial Commission for making such appointments.

President's iftar party

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President's iftar party

NHRC seeks report from Karnataka govt in a sexual assault case

Sexual assault came to light after she complained of stomach ache and fever and the parents took the girl to a hospital.

PK calls for creation of Union Territory in Kashmir for Kashmiri Pandits

Dr Agnishakher raised concerns about the increasing influence of militarised pan-Islamic in the Valley.

Pranab Mukherjee to dedicate 1st phase of museum in Rashtrapati Bhavan

The President will inaugurate a bank and a post office in their new locations.

Tainted IAS couple terminated from service

The termination order was served at their house and handed over to Tinu Joshi on Monday.

Bihar: 1137 teachers sacked over fake degree, invalid documents

A total of 35 FIRs have been lodged in different parts of the state in this connection.

Govt refuses resolution on Gaza, Oppn walks out of RS

Azad demanded that the House pass a resolution condemning the attacks and calling for an end to violence.

Two brothers among six from Bhatkal in Afghanistan

Sultan Armar’s role as a recruiter for terrorist operations emerged recently following the arrest of three youths in Rajasthan.

Fodder scam trial: Ray of hope for Lalu as HC quashes 4 cases against ex-CM Mishra

CBI court had rejected Prasad’s petition that the four fodder scam cases pending against him in Jharkhand be quashed.

SC notice to Swatanter Kumar on plea to shift case

Defamation: Plea says ‘institutional bias operating in his favour’

N-energy programme should focus on benefits to society: PM at BARC

Modi assured his full support in the implementation of DAE’s expansion programme.

After Giriraj, Sadhu: Whose money is it, Part II, in Patna

Neither Giriraj nor Sadhu alias Anirudh Prasad had specified the value of their stolen goods.

Rapes can’t be stopped: outgoing UP Gov

The crime may be stopped perhaps if the god takes an incarnation and comes down, said Qureshi.

Bangalore child rape: Goonda Act to be invoked, police chief shunted

Goonda Act would be invoked against the accused Mustafa as he was involved in similar cases earlier.

Maharashtra industries minister Narayan Rane quits Chavan's government

Rane met Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at the latter's official residence 'Varsha' and submitted his resignation.

JD(U), RJD and Cong will together defeat BJP in bypolls: Nitish Kumar

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar says his party will ally with Congress and RJD for bypolls; BJP calls it an unholy alliance.

Mizoram: Police arrest duo accused of tying up man and raping his wife

The accused got into an argument with the couple, who refused them bootlegged alcohol.

TRAI recommends sharing of telecom spectrum

The price of spectrum in last auction was about 5 times more compared to that allocated under old licencing regime.

10K meth tablets seized in Mizoram, three arrested

Three persons were arrested for trafficking Rs 22 lakh worth meth pills.

Bodies of all 24 students from Hyderabad recovered

The court had also ordered a thorough enquiry in the matter and monitored it by Divisional Commissioner, Mandi.

Lalu, Nitish announce alliance for Aug 21 bypolls

Former CM Nitish Kumar made it clear that Socialist and secular parties nee-ded to come together to stop the BJP.

Pakistan set to handover seized fishing boats to India

Pakistan PM Nawaz Shariff instructs govt to handover seized fishing boats to India.

Lokpal Act: Babus to declare assets under new rules

A public servant shall furnish details of his/her assets and liabilities (including spouse and dependents).

President rejects mercy petitions of Surinder Koli and 5 others

42-year-old Koli brutally killed and later axed children in Nithari locality of Noida in Uttar Pradesh.

JD(U) goes for seat sharing with RJD in Assembly bypolls

The JD (U) state president clarified that it was not an "alliance" but just a 'seat-sharing' with RJD.

Pakistan delegation visits India to study Sabarmati riverfront

The SRDP is one of the major developmental initiatives of Narendra Modi accomplished during his tenure as Gujarat CM.

Dissolve the Assembly and face fresh elections: BJP dares JD(U)

BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi challenges Nitsh Kumar to dissolve the Bihar Assembly and face fresh polls.

Speaker's decision on LOP may be influenced by govt: Amarinder

Speaker does not belong to any particular party and is supposed to take decisions independently says Amrinder

Chasing black money, India gets Swiss invite for discussions

Sources said these "responses" may not be related to names of those having alleged Swiss bank accounts.

Two killed, many swept as rains lash Uttarakhand

A woman was buried alive last evening under rubble brought over by a landslide in Ukhimath.

Railways to have derailment detector device to prevent mishap

The derailment detectors are fitted on the end of a coach and are designed to immediately apply brakes.

After Pand's arrest, focus shifts to Naxal leader Nachika Linga

Nachika, the most wanted tribal leader for Odisha Police, has been on the run evading arrest.

Delhi BJP chief meets Rajnath Singh, discusses govt formation

BJP insiders claimed at least five Congress MLAs have indicated that they are ready to form a separate group.

Over 3,500 Indians back from Iraq in last 30 days

Ministry is making efforts to secure the release of 39 Indians who are in captivity of Sunni militants.

CBI seeks MEA help in extradition of child sex racket accused

CBI is not directly a party in the case, it is dependent on the Crown Prosecution Service in the case.

Mistreatment most common form of elderly abuse in India: Study

The 2011 Census has shown that the elderly population (60+) of India accounted for 98.3 million.

Badaun rape case: Rain holds up exhumation operation

CBI started the process to exhume the bodies as the rising river level threatened to submerge the graves.

Parents identify Bhatkal kin, but say no news of death

Anwar Bhatkal drove auto-rickshaws and mini-trucks in Bhatkal before moving to Kuwait about eight years ago.

Chennai school shows the way in promoting traditional dhoti

At the Sri Ahobila Math Oriental Higher Secondary School, the uniform for boy students from class VI to XII is dhoti and white shirt.

Narendra Modi writes to Malaysian PM, says outrage is justifiable

The aircraft MH370 disappeared during a flight and there is still no concrete information about its whereabouts.

Narayan Rane needs consolation: Uddhav reacts to diatribe

Narayan Rane had said Uddhav Thackery had no moral right to comment on his future political plans.

Keep away from your 'bad' habits this Ramzan

'The month of Ramzan is so spiritually drawn and powerful that I quit smoking without any difficulty.'

 Goa Assembly to turn paperless from next week's session

For the first time, the legislators were allowed to submit their questions online, Arlekar said.

Opinion And Editorials

India’s government is cowering behind the BRICS position on the conflict

To be credible, their promise to fight terrorism will need to be accompanied by a realignment of Pakistani nationalism.

Six months and six lessons at the movies.

The Supreme Court injunction is welcome, but limited.

The Akalis accuse the Haryana government of dividing Sikhs, but the HSGPC controversy is also of their own making.

India and Nepal have a new opportunity to collaborate on development and energy security.

We need to scrap the loyalty test, restore dignity to the office.

Sex tests for athletes essentialise sexual differences, result in discrimination.

Opposition to the Emergency was growing, even though the authoritarian regime seemed able to suppress it.

Budget signals change for those who voted in Modi: business and overseas investors, entrepreneurs and youth

The Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation offers an innovative model of funding NGOs.

British historians cannot agree about the civil war after four centuries of debate.

The Congress is in a tizzy because of a mischievous tweet by Subramanian Swamy captioned ‘National Herald Part II’.

Vaidik interview with Hafiz Saeed is still to see the light of day, but portions of it have been leaked by ISI. Here are unofficial excerpts:

The mindset of India has remained mired in economic and political ideas that should have died with the fall of Berlin wall.

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