February 18, 2009 6:13 pm

Government sought to disapprove of Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami's recommendation for removal of Election Commissioner Navin Chawla.

February 18, 2009 6:04 pm

A top US naval officer called for joint efforts of both India and America to defeat the 'common enemy'.

February 18, 2009 5:42 pm

Mayawati said that the proposed bill removing reservation in teaching posts for SC/STs in IITs will spoil quota benefits of such communities.

February 18, 2009 5:35 pm

J&K Govt employees decided to defer their strike by a day after the State government agreed to their demand to give them the pay hike in accordance with the sixth pay commission.

February 18, 2009 5:30 pm

Modi Government has transferred 47 IPS officers,including Police Commissioner of Surat and Rajkot,ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

February 18, 2009 5:22 pm

The Patna HC granted bail to RJD MP from Madhepura who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of CPI-M MLA Ajit Sarkar over a decade ago.

February 18, 2009 5:08 pm

A Mangalore magistrate's court ordered the filing of an FIR against Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare Renuka Chowdhury in a case registered by the Mangalore mayor,BJP's Ganesh Hosabettu,against her.

February 18, 2009 4:38 pm

Charging the ruling NDA in Bihar with being "biased" against Opposition activists,the RJD alleged that around 100 partymen had lost their lives in incidents of violence during the past two years in the state.

February 18, 2009 4:17 pm

The BJP's crucial ally Janata Dal (United) has decided not to project L K Advani as prime ministerial candidate. The decision is in keeping with the view that Advani will not find favour with a majority of the Muslim population in Bihar despite all the benefits extended to the minority community by the state Government.

February 18, 2009 4:05 pm

The Centre said it is ‘alive’ to the possibility of biological and chemical attacks by terrorists and has taken steps to effectively respond to any such situation.

February 18, 2009 3:21 pm

Fiza and her husband Chand Mohammed,whom she accused of many crimes including rape,have been asked to appear before police.

February 18, 2009 3:16 pm

Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta warned that cargo containers could be used to transport nuclear weapons.

February 18, 2009 3:03 pm

Amar Singh said they never gave a clean chit to Kalyan Singh on the Babri demolition issue and blamed the Congress for being 'equally responsible' for it.

February 18, 2009 2:47 pm

Centre virtually turned down demands of two Tamil parties,saying it cannot force a sovereign govt of another country to take a particular line.

February 18, 2009 2:26 pm

Government said it had at no point intended to control content of news on television channels and favoured self-regulation by media houses in live coverage of sensitive incidents.

February 18, 2009 12:22 pm

A Jamshedpur court has sent a notice asking Maharashtra Police to attach properties of MNS chief Raj Thackeray.

February 18, 2009 12:22 pm

After sweeping the Rajya Sabha polls,NC-Congress coalition has decided to contest all the 11 legislative council seats in Jammu and Kashmir.

February 18, 2009 12:21 pm

MIM has been the dominant minority party in Hyderabad,however,that looks set to change with the party facing a challenge from within the community.

February 18, 2009 11:55 am

After Rahul Dholakia's successful Kashmir sojourn,the J-K government has urged the filmmakers of the country to revive the old bonds with scenic state.

February 18, 2009 11:31 am

Recent move by Church of England to allow ordination of women as bishops has caused ripples among traditionalists in Indian church.

February 18, 2009 11:09 am

Jammu and Kashmir government is holding talks with the employees’ representatives in Jammu to find a settlement to the issue.

February 18, 2009 11:09 am

Taking a cue from the J-K Police's police-public meetings to increase coordination with public the BSF has also decided to take up public meetings with border villagers to check cross-border infiltration.

February 18, 2009 11:08 am

The Jammu and Kashmir government is facing a serious lack of infrastructure and absence of rate control on the charges being made by hoteliers in the state from the tourists.

February 18, 2009 11:00 am

Lalu's plan to start work on greenfield locomotive factories in Bihar before model code of conduct for LS polls comes into force has run into an unforeseen wall - the global economic slowdown.

February 18, 2009 10:44 am

As investigations progress into the cross border narcotics smugglers racket operating in the state,the Narcotics Control Bureau picked up another man for questioning from Kathua.

February 18, 2009 10:30 am

Work in the district courts across the capital and the national capital region will be affected as the lawyers have announced an all India strike.

February 18, 2009 10:26 am

BJP in Orissa suffered its first pre-poll jolt after a prominent tribal MLA from western Orissa quit the party to join a newly floated party.

February 18, 2009 10:15 am

V K Singh,a former RAW officer was charged with disclosing classified information on working of the intelligence agency in his book.

February 18, 2009 9:58 am

Delhi HC directed the restaurant to hand over the property to its owner,after its deed expired in Sept 2008.

February 17, 2009 8:18 pm

Strongly denouncing the attack on the daughter of a CPM MLA in Mangalore recently,N R Narayana Murthy said he found nothing wrong if a boy goes out with a girl from a different community.

February 17, 2009 8:08 pm

Echoing the remarks of Narendra Modi which Pakistan had latched on to,L K Advani said ‘local angle’ to the Mumbai 26/11 attacks ‘could not be ruled out’.

February 17, 2009 7:44 pm

The Election Commission put a blanket ban on exit polls till the last lap in the event of multi-phase elections.

February 17, 2009 7:08 pm

In an indication of the improvement that has taken place in this insurgency-hit state,there were no security restrictions in Srinagar when Omar Abdullah went around the city for seven hours reviewing various developmental projects.

February 17, 2009 7:01 pm

A lawyer has filed a murder case against Lalu for a bridge collapse.

February 17, 2009 6:10 pm

Pranab Mukherjee received praise in the LS from unexpected quarters--the Leader of the Opposition L K Advani.

February 17, 2009 5:41 pm

Charging the Congress with using the CBI as a ‘Damocles' sword’ in seat-sharing negotiations,Samajwadi Party said it would not give more seats to the grand old party in Uttar Pradesh ‘under any amount of pressure’.