March 7, 2009 12:33 am

Close on the heels of the collapse of their 11-year old alliance with BJD in Orissa,a fuming BJP tonight withdrew support to the Naveen Patnaik-led government and demanded imposition of President's rule in state.....

March 6, 2009 8:40 pm

With both the Congress and Samajwadi Party standing their ground,the alliance appears to be on a sticky wicket in Uttar Pradesh,gearing up for ‘friendly contests’ in over a dozen constituencies out of the 80 Lok Sabha seats that the state has.

March 6, 2009 7:39 pm

Vijay Mallya appeared displeased at the government's claim that it had arranged for procurement of Mahatma Gandhi's personal effects through him,saying his participation in the auction was purely a personal decision and a matter of pride.

March 6, 2009 6:55 pm

After agreeing to reschedule his trip to Karnataka several times at the behest of Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa,Chidambaram cancelled his visit following the CM expressing his inability to attend a meeting fixed for Saturday.

March 6, 2009 6:11 pm

A leading US non-profit research organisation partly funded by federal and state government agencies has said the D-Company is one of three major global organized crime syndicates that channel profits from film piracy into international terrorism.

March 6, 2009 5:32 pm

India said the terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricketers showed Pakistan's lack of will to tackle terrorism.

March 6, 2009 5:14 pm

A special court in Patan found six teachers of Primary Teachers' Training College guilty of raping a 19-year-old girl student.

March 6, 2009 4:55 pm

Initial reports suggest that all three people on board the microlite aircraft have died after the plane went down near the Bangalore-Mysore highway.

March 6, 2009 4:16 pm

Bharat Punarnirman Dal has announced that it will contest 30 Lok Sabha seats in the upcoming General elections.

March 6, 2009 4:06 pm

Sanjeev Nanda,undergoing 5 years jail term in BMW hit-and-run case,was granted interim bail so that he could meet his ailing grandfather.

March 6, 2009 3:30 pm

Biju Janata Dal and Bharatiya Janata Party have entered the final round of their seat-sharing talks for April Assembly elections and Lok Sabha polls.

March 6, 2009 3:13 pm

BJP's PM candidate L K Advani on Friday offered 25 more seats to the state party in lieu of two more LS seats in Orissa.

March 6, 2009 3:09 pm

The ruling Congress in Arunachal Pradesh will announce its candidates for two Lok Sabha seats within two days.

March 6, 2009 2:52 pm

As the Cong puts forth its stake for all the five seats in the state,the SP,which represents the Haridwar constituency in the present Lok Sabha is ready to field its top candidate for the seat.

March 6, 2009 2:39 pm

The CPM is in talks with other like-minded parties to forge electoral alliances on some more constituencies in its bid to forge an alternative against Congress and BJP.

March 6, 2009 2:39 pm

The apex court has referred the report of Justice B N Srikrishna on the clash between lawyers and police to the Madras High Court.

March 6, 2009 2:37 pm

The newly carved out Gurgaon parliamentary constituency in Haryana is likely to witness a multi-cornered contest in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

March 6, 2009 2:36 pm

In a boost to RTI mechanism,Delhi High Court has blanked out a rule that only 'affected' persons can apply for information under transparency law.

March 6, 2009 2:26 pm

After three decades of 'formidable' service with the IAF,the Russian-made MiG-23BN combat fighter aircraft was phased out at a ceremony at the airbase in Halwara.

March 6, 2009 2:14 pm

The United Democratic Front urged the Election Commission to take stern action against the Sikkim Democratic Front for violating the model code of conduct.

March 6, 2009 2:14 pm

The 2007 Mecca Masjid blasts case has turned 'cold' as two prime suspects in the terror attack are believed to have died.

March 6, 2009 2:07 pm

The constitutional amendment bill which was introduced in the assembly by a Panthers Party legislator was rejected by a voice vote.

March 6, 2009 1:46 pm

Union Health Minister and PMK youth wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss said that the UPA combine would win the Lok Sabha polls.

March 6, 2009 1:40 pm

CEC-designate Navin Chawla wants to put the row with incumbent N Gopalaswami behind,saying he has 'no rancour' against him.

March 6, 2009 12:49 pm

The election department will be unable to meet the deadline for issuing elector's photo identity card to voters in Pune.

March 6, 2009 12:48 pm

General secretary of the CITU's West Bengal unit Kali Ghosh admitted that the party was not without its share of 'criminals'.

March 6, 2009 12:46 pm

Delhi High Court imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on a jewellery firm for filing a frivolous complaint against a bank.

March 6, 2009 12:25 pm

A couple was injured in a grenade attack at Bhaderwah town in Doda district.

March 6, 2009 12:08 pm

Home Minister P Chidambaram made it clear that that arrests of one or two persons in connection with the Mumbai attacks was not enough.

March 6, 2009 12:02 pm

The whole of Jammu has only two neurosurgeons and they don’t get even the basic infrastructure like operation theatres on time to operate upon the patients.

March 6, 2009 11:47 am

Politically important Uttar Pradesh has 3.48 crore prospective voters in the age group of 18-29 years out of the total 11.62 crore.

March 6, 2009 11:46 am

For the first time,nearly 82 per cent electors will use the Photo identity cards for polling in forthcoming General Elections.

March 6, 2009 11:45 am

CEC N Gopalswami and two Election Commissioners Navin Chawla and S Y Quraishi will arrive in Patna to check the preparedness of the state.

March 6, 2009 11:31 am

The Congress-NCP state leaders have reached consensus on 40 seats,but there is dispute on the remaining seat.

March 6, 2009 11:08 am

Two Iranian students of Visva-Bharati were shot at and seriously injured by two alleged criminals near the university campus.

March 6, 2009 11:03 am

Mahatma Gandhi's great-grandson Tushar Gandhi said he was absolutely delighted that the memorabilia will come back to India.