March 9, 2009 4:09 pm

In an effort to modernise the police force,Ministry of Home Affairs supplied 2,000 AK-47 rifles to Assam Police but the weapons remained unused.

March 9, 2009 3:54 pm

As the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences was preparing for a breakthrough surgery to separate Kashmir's first conjoined twins – they passed away.

March 9, 2009 3:53 pm

Claiming that a political 'vacuum' was prevailing in Sikkim after 15 years of SDF rule,the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday said that it would provide a viable alternative to the people.

March 9, 2009 3:50 pm

Keeping its options open in national politics despite severing ties with the BJP at the state level,the BJD on Monday said that it is still a part of the NDA. "We are still part of the

March 9, 2009 3:41 pm

A 20-year-old engineering student has been arrested on charges of attempting to rape an Australian woman holidaying at a beach resort in the coastal district of Uttara Kannada,police said.

March 9, 2009 3:29 pm

Terming Naveen Patnaik as 'anti-Hindu',the VHP on Monday said it would launch a state-wide campaign to generate awareness on necessity to protect the Hindu religion.

March 9, 2009 2:39 pm

A day after SP virtually ended the possibility of an alliance with Congress,Digvijay Singh said the later would wait till last moment for an amicable seat sharing arrangement.

March 9, 2009 2:24 pm

Peerbhoy,the techie accused of sending emails on behalf of IM about different blasts across the country,was remanded to police custody.

March 9, 2009 1:45 pm

FIRs have been lodged against BJP's Rajya Sabha member Rajiv Pratap Rudy,RJD MP Ramkripal Yadav and two others for allegedly violating the model code of conduct for election.

March 9, 2009 1:21 pm

BJP's move to withdraw support to Patnaik govt that has already completed its tenure was nothing more than an exercise in futility,according to political analysts.

March 9, 2009 12:25 pm

A court has denied bail to the 101 people,arrested from a farmhouse near Bangalore where liquor was being served without licence.

March 9, 2009 11:59 am

AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa commenced a day-long fast in Chennai to press the Centre to use its good offices with SL to declare an immediate ceasefire.

March 9, 2009 11:49 am

Pak's possession of N-weapons prevented India from attacking that country after Mumbai attack,former Army Chief Gen Shankar Roychowdhury has said.

March 9, 2009 11:44 am

CPI general secretary A B Bardhan was rather unfortunate who could not make it to Parliament in his long cherished political career.

March 9, 2009 10:48 am

A co-operative Housing Society on Airport Road near Lohegaon in Pune has opposed the proposed bus route as it passes through their society.

March 9, 2009 10:45 am

Learning from its 60-hour gunbattle during Mumbai terror attacks,National Security Guard is all set to upgrade its equipment and weapon profile.

March 9, 2009 10:20 am

The troops of the Army’s counter insurgency force,Rashtriya Rifles,are going from house to house collecting every detail of families in a particular locality.

March 9, 2009 10:17 am

Two years after the madrasa gang rape case rocked Uttar Pradesh,a court in Allahabad has acquitted all the five accused for lack of evidence.

March 9, 2009 10:14 am

In order to retain its hold on Jammu,the Congress has asked NC to leave for it both the parliamentary constituencies falling in Jammu region.

March 9, 2009 10:10 am

After the Vigilance Organisation received complaints of misuse of the state aircraft by Ministers and bureaucrats,State government has issued guidelines for streamlining the use of state aircrafts by deciding to charge the family members of officials and Ministers who board them.

March 9, 2009 9:31 am

BSP supremo Mayawati's former lieutenants have joined hands to float a new alliance with the sole objective of challenging their former party.

March 9, 2009 8:53 am

Senior Congress leader Karan Singh asked the youth to play a role in bringing about change in the state of affairs.

March 8, 2009 9:36 pm

BJP has postponed the meeting of its central election committee,scheduled for Monday.

March 8, 2009 8:16 pm

The trial in the 26/11 terror attack case could be delayed after two arrested accused,Faheem Ansari and Sabauddin,have requested a local court to direct the city police to translate the 11,000 page chargesheet filed into Urdu.

March 8, 2009 8:08 pm

A Delhi Police constable was allegedly bitten twice on his legs by an HIV positive truck driver in the national capital when he intervened in a fight he was having with his wife.

March 8, 2009 7:47 pm

BSP founder Kanshi Ram's brother Darbara Sahab will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Basti in Uttar Pradesh on a ticket of the Bahujan Sangarsh Party.

March 8, 2009 5:38 pm

Ansari and Sabauddin,the two Indians accused in 26/11 have requested a local court to translate the chargesheet into Urdu.

March 8, 2009 5:38 pm

SP has announced that it would leave only six seats out of the total of 80 for Congress in the politically crucial state.

March 8, 2009 5:23 pm

Welcoming the parting of ways between BJD and BJP in Orissa,the CPI(M) said it was confident that more non-Congress,non-BJP parties would join the Left to forge a third alternative for the upcoming polls.

March 8, 2009 4:44 pm

An army jawan,who deserted the army and fled with three rifles and ammunition in Doda district of J-K,has joined LeT,police said.

March 8, 2009 3:40 pm

The trough of low at sea level over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal now lies over southwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood.

March 8, 2009 2:03 pm

The Left on Sunday came out in support of the Naveen Patnaik government,which was reduced to a minority following snapping of ties with ally BJP,and even hinted at forging an alliance with the BJD for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Orissa.

March 8, 2009 12:56 pm

An Islamic body has said that muslims should not vote for a party or leader just on the basis of religion.

March 8, 2009 12:41 pm

With an aim of preventing auction of items belonging to Mahatma Gandhi in future,government is finalising plans to move courts abroad.

March 8, 2009 12:28 pm

A man is liable to maintain his estranged wife even if he does not possess any property or does not have a regular source of income,a Delhi court has said.

March 7, 2009 9:25 pm

A Bokaro court issued a non-bailable warrant against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray,accused of fomenting enmity among classes through his anti-North Indian campaign,and asked the Maharastra police to arrest and produce him at the earliest.