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Under strain,Lalu says we would be one after elections

February 12, 2009 5:04:34 pm

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's status as the UPA heavyweight is being challenged by not only LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan but also even the Congress.

No elections for me,now sanyas,sanyas: Somnath

February 12, 2009 4:13:48 pm

Ruling out any possibility of contesting the coming general elections,Somnath Chatterjee said it was time for him to take retirement from active politics.

Former Punjab CM Amarinder booked in fourth case

February 12, 2009 3:50:08 pm

In more trouble for Amarinder Singh,Vigilance Bureau slapped a fourth case on him on charges of cheating and criminal conspiracy among others for allegedly using a ‘defunct’ company to route ‘bribe money’,evade tax and get loans.

Rizwanur case: CID to probe cop’s death

February 12, 2009 3:17:30 pm

A second post-mortem has been ordered by authorities on body of Arindam Manna,the investigating officer in Rizwanur Rehman's death case.

Kasab trial: HC issues notice for setting up special court

February 12, 2009 2:55:25 pm

Bombay HC has issued a notification directing the immediate set up of a special court in jail premises in Mumbai to conduct trial against Kasab.

Bangarappa quits SP,says he plans to join Cong

February 12, 2009 2:49:19 pm

Samajwadi Party MP and ex-Karnataka CM S Bangarappa resigned from Lok Sabha as well as the party and announced his plans to join the Cong.

Decide expeditiously on Lavalin case: Kerala HC to Govt

February 12, 2009 2:07:21 pm

Kerala High court directed the LDF govt in the state to take a decision regarding grant of sanction to prosecute Pinarayi Vijayan.

Guj go-ahead for SIT to challenge minister’s bail

February 12, 2009 1:50:49 pm

Gujarat Govt has finally given permission to Special Investigation Team to challenge anticipatory bail granted to Maya Kodnani.

Maya gets ad films made on self,spends Rs 5 cr

February 12, 2009 1:50:28 pm

Mayawati wanted the ad films,meant to showcase development in UP,to revolve around her and she hired top professionals to do that.

NSG hub in Bengal faces land trouble

February 12, 2009 1:09:33 pm

An NSG team would visit Barrackpore where it would be shown a tract of 10,000 acres of land for the bigger NSG unit,to be built on the lines of Manesar.

Terror strikes assault on nation’s values: Prez

February 12, 2009 12:48:43 pm

In her address to joint sitting of Parliament,President Patil termed Mumbai attacks on as an attempt to retard the country's economic progress.

Text of President Pratibha Patil’s Parliament speech

February 12, 2009 12:43:54 pm

The text of the address by President Pratibha Patil to Parliament on Thursday.

Kandhamal relief camps set to shut down

February 12, 2009 12:12:00 pm

Six months after they were started in the aftermath of the riots,the relief camps in Kandhamal district are all set to be shut down.

Every third Indian has a phone connection: Govt

February 12, 2009 12:08:15 pm

Every third Indian today owns a phone connection,thanks to a number of steps taken by the government to foster affordable telecom services.

Cong MLA ‘supporting’ SASS for pardoning wanted preacher

February 12, 2009 11:32:11 am

SASS claimed support of Cong’s Sham Lal Sharma in its agitation for withdrawing the case against Dinesh Bharti,who is wanted by J&K police for inflaming the passions of people.

Govt providing ‘backdoor’ entry to foreign investors: CPM

February 12, 2009 11:23:52 am

The Left asserted that the Govt's decision to liberalise the guidelines for foreign direct investment was in violation of the FDI ceiling norms.

Heavy fog delays flights at IGI

February 12, 2009 10:09:28 am

Flight movement was badly affected at IGI,with about 20 domestic and international flights disrupted and one cancelled.

Budget Session of Parliament begins

February 12, 2009 10:08:09 am

The Interim Railway Budget for 2009-10 will be presented in the Lok Sabha on Friday. The Interim General Budget for 2009-10 will be presented on February 16. The session will provide ten sittings spread over a period of 15 days.

I’ve donated my body,will go with the scar: Somnath

February 12, 2009 8:34:55 am

As Somnath Chatterjee begins what could very well be his last session as LS on Friday tomorrow,there is no hiding his anguish at being expelled from CPM.

Pandher,Koli held guilty

February 12, 2009 3:37:23 am

A CBI special court convicted the main accused - Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surinder Koli - in the brutal killings in the Nithari village in Noida.

From Pakistan,says Pakistan

February 12, 2009 2:26:18 am

Denial after denial later and barely weeks after it sacked its National Security Advisor for saying that the perpetrators of the Mumbai attacks could be from Pakistan,Islamabad took the first step today towards admitting the facts.

Kasab: Media says charges filed,Pak Govt denies it

February 11, 2009 9:03:32 pm

Geo News earlier had reported that a case had been filed against Ajmal Amir Kasab,and 12 others in connection with the terror strikes. However,later Dawn News reported quoting Interior Ministry chief Rahman Malik as denying that any case was filed by FIA against anyone in connection with the Mumbai attacks.

Pak’s nukes not a deterrent: Antony

February 11, 2009 8:23:13 pm

Antony has dismissed suggestions that Pak's nuclear capabilities may be a factor in any hesitation by India.

Run-away lovers want HC help on court marriage

February 11, 2009 8:03:56 pm

The lovers,both in their early twenties,pleaded before the court that the marriage officer be restrained from sending a notice of intended marriage to their families.

NSG Chief names Al-Qaeda behind Mumbai terror; clarifies later

February 11, 2009 7:11:55 pm

NSG Director General J K Dutt's explained that his comments were in the context of global scenario of terrorism.