Stressing the need for plugging power pilferage,the Minister of State for Power Shabir Ahmad Khan has asked the power development department to double its efforts towards collecting outstanding electricity dues from the consumers.
Obama spoke to Manmohan Singh and condemned last week's terror blast in Pune that has claimed 11 lives.
In an instance of police brutality,a Dalit woman accused of murdering her husband was beaten up by an inspector,prompting authorities to suspend him.
Only time will tell whether the BJP finds inspiration in tents but the symbolic rural ambience created at the venue of its three-day meet does seek attention.
Security forces claimed to have killed two militants in Pulwama district of South Kashmir after a four-hour-long gunbattle.
Heavily-armed Maoists swooped down on Kasari village in the district,set afire thatched houses and fired a hail of bullets,leaving 12 tribals dead.
In a U-turn,Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray withdrew his opposition to Australian players' participation in the third edition of Indian Premier League cricket competition starting next month.
As per the action plan,some of the over 700 inmates at the Asha Kiran Home would be transferred to three buildings within next two months to decongest the existing home.
A week ahead of the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretaries' meeting,India on Wednesday said these parleys should not be "mistaken" for resumption of the composite dialogue as these were "exploratory" talks.
Government offered to rehabilitate naxalites if they give up arms and surrender.
Pakistan High Commissioner Shahid Malik on Wednesday met Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao and discussed issues related to the February 25 Indo-Pak meeting.
The WB government admitted it had some intelligence warnings that Maoists were 'assembling' in the area around Shilda police camp which was attacked in the biggest offensive by Naxals in the state.
Naxals killed two villagers in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh suspecting them to be informers,police said.
The J-K govt said it had not made any request to the Union Home Ministry to hand over a suspended BSF Commandant to the state police.
Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar is firm in his belief that Genetically Modified crops could solve the countrys food security problem.
Giving no relief,a Delhi Court issued non-bailable warrant against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
As many as 11 people,including doctors and lawyers,on wednesday got bail in the Shopian case as a Chief Judicial Magistrate here took cognisance of the CBI chargehseet on drowning of two women who were alleged to have been raped and murdered.
The Indian Army has postponed the winter trials for procuring 155 mm towed howitzers after St Kinetics expressed inability to bring its gun for field- testing.
Two days after 24 EFR jawans were killed in the deadliest Maoist strike in West Bengal,the state government on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the incident.
Militants stormed a police post set up for protection of a minority community and looted five rifles in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday deferred till Thursday the hearing on the anticipatory bail plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 Sikh riots case.
J-K govt is working on the draft surrender policy relating to return of Kashmiri militants who had crossed over to PoK,Union Home Minister said.
Four Kashmiri youths have been taken into custody from nearby Hampi in connection with the bomb blast in Pune that claimed 11 lives.
Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Planning V Narayanswamy on Wednesday said Indo-Pak talks,Maoist violence,women reservation bill and price rise would be discussed in the next session of Parliament
NREGA workers especially women are falling victims to 'sheer exploitation' as they are unable to earn minimum wages due to the high productivity norms.
A special court on Wednesday sentenced prime accused Abdul Karim Telgi to 10 years imprisonment.
Strongly condemning the use of force on a peaceful congregation at Redwani in Kulgam district,Peoples Democratic Party demanded stern action against the CRPF personnel responsible for the incident.
India on Wednesday said conscious fostering of terrorism from across the border was not helping Indo-Pak ties and asked the neighbour to contain it.
The government is confident food prices will start easing from April when the rabi harvest hits the market.
The government will introduce a bill to allow the entry of foreign universities during the parliament session that begins on Monday,an official said,a long-awaited reform that would revamp the country’s education system. Goldman Sachs counts the lack of quality education as one of the 10 factors holding India back from rapid economic growth. The demand […]
In the wake of complaints about inaccessibility of some ministers,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked them to spare time for MPs who want to raise issues pertaining to the people.
Government said on Wednesday that the dastardly attack on Eastern Frontier Rifle jawans in West Bengal has strengthened its resolve to fight the Maoist menace.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the constitutional validity of courts' powers to order CBI probe without the consent of state governments.
Maharashtra ATS along with NIA sleuths have been able to identify the Indian Mujahideen module behind the German Bakery carnage.
23 members of a marriage party were killed when their bus fell into a river in Madhav Garh in Jalaun district of UP.
Home Minister P Chidambaram has asserted that HuJI and al-Qeada cannot dictate the country.