Saturday, Nov 29, 2014
J&K Polls: PM Narendra Modi asks people to vote for BJP to get rid of corruption

J&K Polls: PM Narendra Modi asks people to vote for BJP to get rid of corruption

Narendra modi said that the high turnout in the first phase of polls has made it clear to the world community as to what people wanted.

Mandatory military training in colleges gets Parrikar push
Mandatory military training in colleges gets Parrikar push

Parrikar said that had he been sitting anywhere in the House except on the treasury benches, he would have been a votary of the idea.

India should not have cancelled foreign-secretary level talks: Nawaz Sharif
India should not have cancelled foreign-secretary level talks: Nawaz Sharif

He said Pakistan wishes to pursue the dialogue process from a position of dignity, honour and self-respect.

Search for abducted Indians in Iraq still on: Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj
Search for abducted Indians in Iraq still on: Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj made statements in the Parliament after a media report claimed that the 39 Indians had been killed by the Islamist group.

Modi promised jobs, gave brooms, says Rahul

Rahul described Modi as the “Prime Minister of 10 industrialists”.

Chit fund heat: Naveen debars three ministers from visiting his home

Party sources said the interrogation of his PA Saroj Sahoo, who played a major role within the BJD, has left Naveen unnerved.

Operation to arrest 'godman' Rampal cost Rs 26.5 crore, six lives

The court was informed that the operation culminated with the arrest of a total of 909 accused, including Rampal.

Mumbai: 6 years after ghastly 26/11 attacks

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Mumbai: 6 years after ghastly 26/11 attacks

Efforts on to reduce dependence on foreign defence equipment: Manohar Parrikar

He also informed the Lok Sabha that it would not be economical to manufacture certain defence equipment items.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along international border in Arnia

BSF troops, however, observed calm and didn't retaliate, said a senior BSF officer.

All 245 BOPs in Tripura put on maximum alert: IG BSF

A BSF jawan and a civilian driver were killed on November 17 when suspected NLFT militants fired at them near Chittagong Hill Tract.

Modi’s whirlwind NE tour from Saturday; ULFA threat “nothing new”, says Assam DGP

Modi will arrive in Guwahati on Saturday afternoon and attend two functions the same day.

Amit Shah rally will be victory of masses: BJP

BJP state president Rahul Sinha said that the party's rally in the scheduled venue would be a "victory of the masses".

BJP would perform very well in Jharkhand and JK election: Shahnawaz Hussain

Hussain said the party's poll prospect was bright and the "Mission 44" target set by BJP President will be achieved.

Pakistan announce release of 40 Indian prisoners

The 40 Indian prisoners lodged in Karachi are being moved to Lahore for repatriation on Friday.

Naga peace talks may get fresh impetus in Modi visit to Kohima

“"We are confident that your visit will be historic and will begin a new era for peace and development in Nagaland," said former CM Neiphiu Rio.

Operation to arrest Rampal cost over Rs 26 crore

63-year-old Rampal was arrested on November 19 after a two-week tense standoff between his supporters and the police.

To be launched by Modi, Meghalaya's first rail link reminds one of 1880s abandoned project

What is most amazing is a railway track the British had dreamt of and had started working on was to Cherrapunji, which has an elevation of 1484 metres.

Over 400 ceasefire violations along IB, LoC between August and November: Govt

V K Singh said that govt continues to take all steps to safeguard India's territorial integrity and safety and security of people.

'Godman' Rampal: Haryana police to carry out search at his Madhya Pradesh ashram

Rampal's Betul (Madhya Pradesh) ashram now wears a deserted look after his arrest.

Heavy security blanket put in place for PM Narendra Modi's rally in J&K

A multi-tier security set up has been put in place at the venue of Narendra Modi's rally in the outskirts of Udhampur town.

AMU V-C writes to HRD Minister Smriti Irani, warns BJP event on campus may spark unrest

Varsity spokesperson Rahat Abrar, meanwhile, said: “Now, AMU will not organise the programme on the campus at all.”

Govt likely to bring a separate agriculture policy for farmers

The chief minister Devendra Fadnavis plans a comprehensive policy with centre-state to implement the Vision Document for tribal development.

Elite schools among 39 ordered by HC to refund ‘unjustified’ fees

39 schools have been found to have hiked the fee “unjustifiably” after 2009, and have been asked to refund the fee.

Chacko, Cong’s new Delhi man, wants unity

Chacko feels the party will have to come out with a clear stand on many of the issues which resonate with the common man

Kolkata: Civic body says no to Shah rally, BJP to knock at HC door

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, however, holds an annual rally every July for her party at the same venue.

Mumbai: Major fire during slum demolition drive

The fire broke out at the Padriwadi slum, on a plot of land near the Reay Road railway station

24 Indian fishermen currently in detention in Sri Lanka: government

Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Gen (retd) V K Singh gave this information.

Anti-toll messages flood Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis' cellphone

Devendra Fadnavis' cellphone kept buzzing as he attended functions with President Pranab Mukherjee in Pune.

Illegal mining: Three arrested in Hardwar a day after clash between villagers and police

As per the police claim, one person had opened fire in the air.

Executive magistrate caught drunk in Gujarat High Court

In Gujarat, drinking alcohol is prohibited.

Case against Nitesh Rane over his alleged hate speech shifted to CID

The HC has asked the state to file a report on the status of investigation after two weeks.

Farmers in Saurashtra protest "low" prices of cotton

BKS is a pan-India organisation of farmers.

West Bengal Governor Tripathi sworn in as new Bihar Governor

Tripathi will hold additional charge of Bihar, replacing Dr D Y Patil whose tenure ended on Wednesday.

Leopard strays into residential colony of Junagadh, rescued

Junagadh city is located in the shadow of mount Girnar which is part of Girnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Media should apologise to Chief Minister for Badaun reporting: Azam Khan

The CBI on Thursday said that the probe had concluded that the girls had committed suicide.

Bird flu in ducks can affect humans, says Kerala govt

According to world health organisation reports, influenza viruses circulating in animals pose threats to human health.

Congress leaders forcing waiver of VAT on e-commerce firms: Janata Dal Secular

Sheth's departure is linked to pressure brought on the commercial taxes dept by Congress functionaries.

Why wasn’t CBI chief sent on leave, asks Congress as bill clears Lok Sabha

The bill was passed amid stiff resistance with Cong alleging that it was aimed at keeping the largest opposition party out of the selection process.

SAARC leaders to push Sharif to sign 3 key pacts

Sources said Nepal is very keen that these agreements are signed, or else this summit could be perceived as unsuccessful.

Supreme Court hands death to rape-murder convict

The court noted that rape of an innocent child was not only betrayal of an individual trust but destruction and devastation of social trust.

To spice things up, TRS member adds biryani to Parliament menu

The other delicacies include mirchi ka saalan, a side-dish which goes with the biryani, and qubani ka meetha.

Young and restless for change

Different constituencies, different parties, but a common aim: To serve the people. Adil Akhzer takes a look at J&K’s first-timers who hope to change the system

Opinion & Editorials

I discovered Tapanda on a boat to Britain, talking about Bengal, the planetary system and death.

Narendra Modi must ensure India does not lose the opportunity to advance regionalism.

This SAARC summit was marred by more than the insistent negativity of some members.

Before pronouncing that verdict and doling out punishment, weed out the errors and inconsistencies.

Why do both marginalised groups and political parties flock to them?

This moment must be used to re-evaluate army’s role, shrink area under AFSPA

Without transparency, autonomy will amount to an unchecked right to do wrong

India needs a more generous and accommodating approach to Bangladesh.

Why the present regrouping doesn’t offer any hope.

Second-generation reforms are far away. First recognise the extent of regulatory rot.

If Paul Volcker were RBI governor, he would cut rates aggressively — starting today

His hectic schedule makes it difficult for us to keep up with him — or anyone else

After the Ferguson decision, it seems much has changed and nothing has changed in America

In pushing for juvenile age to be lowered, the court regresses.

As the state’s writ weakens, blasphemy cases increase in Pakistan.

Police needs to stop passing the buck for poor service to interfering politicians.

Could the army’s decision in the case open a new chapter in the poll-bound state?

In the six months of this govt, there have been reassuring declarations for India’s Muslims — and also hate speeches and incendiary acts by individuals belonging to the Sangh

Next round of reform should focus on giving employees flexibility in salary deductions.

India should ensure local participation and community engagement in the upkeep of monuments.

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