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Rs 1,000 cr worth public land under grab,SC told

February 19, 2009 9:45:10 am

Squatters have eaten into several acres of prime land in the heart of the Capital,the Supreme Court was told on Wednesday.

‘Urs was another target of Abhinav Bharat’

February 18, 2009 9:22:59 pm

Abhinav Bharat had identified many more similar targets including the Urs festival in Panipat,if the witness statements in the Malegaon blast case are to be believed.

Pawar-Uddhav meet sets tongues wagging

February 18, 2009 9:02:42 pm

Pawar met Uddhav Thackeray in New Delhi,setting off speculation that the two parties may join hands before the elections.

Pak situation complex,will keep up pressure: India

February 18, 2009 8:46:32 pm

Citing Islamabad's admission that ‘a part of the Mumbai conspiracy’ was planned in Pakistan as a success of Indian diplomacy,External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee ruled out military ‘retaliation’ against India's western neighbour -- especially given the ‘complex situation’ in that country.

Ruckus at kids talent show,parents complain of fraud

February 18, 2009 6:59:14 pm

A children's talent hunt contest in New Delhi turned into a ruckus with one of the bouncers employed by the NGO organisers allegedly hitting a parent with a revolver.

Sanjay wanted to quit films for politics: Amar

February 18, 2009 6:36:41 pm

Actor Sanjay Dutt,SP nominee for Lucknow LS seat,wanted to quit cinema for politics but was persuaded not to do so,SP leader Amar Singh said in Lucknow.

IM members learnt hacking,purchased devices from America

February 18, 2009 6:16:16 pm

In an 1,800-page chargesheet filed before the MCOCA Court,the Mumbai police has charged 21 alleged terrorists of the Indian Mujahideen group of being involved in the planning and execution of bomb blasts across the country,of forming an organised crime syndicate for terror-related activities,and of hacking into WiFi accounts to send emails claiming responsibility for the Ahmedabad and Delhi blasts and for Surat's unexploded bombs.

Govt disapproves of CEC’s recommendation on Chawla

February 18, 2009 6:13:09 pm

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

India,US should jointly fight terror: US Naval commander

February 18, 2009 6:04:51 pm

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

Drop bill on SC/ST posting curbs in IIT: Maya asks Centre

February 18, 2009 5:42:10 pm

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

J-K Govt employees defer strike by a day

February 18, 2009 5:35:42 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.

Ahead of LS polls,47 IPS officers transferred in Guj

February 18, 2009 5:30:29 pm

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

Pappu Yadav gets bail in CPM MLA murder case

February 18, 2009 5:22:10 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.

Mangalore court directs cops to file FIR against Renuka

February 18, 2009 5:08:07 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.

100 RJD activists killed in 2 yrs in Bihar: Spokesperson

February 18, 2009 4:38:28 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.

JD-U not to project Advani as PM during poll campaign

February 18, 2009 4:17:12 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.

Centre ‘alive’ to possible biological,chemical strikes

February 18, 2009 4:05:10 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.

Chand,Fiza summoned by Chandigarh cops

February 18, 2009 3:21:32 pm

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

N-weapons could be brought through sea: Navy

February 18, 2009 3:16:23 pm

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

SP never gave clean chit to Kalyan on Babri: Amar

February 18, 2009 3:03:15 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.

Pranab upsets allies,says can’t force sovereign Lanka

February 18, 2009 2:47:35 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.

No intent to control news content: Govt

February 18, 2009 2:26:37 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.

Court orders police to attach Raj’s properties

February 18, 2009 12:22:46 pm

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

NC-Congress to contest in all council seats

February 18, 2009 12:22:19 pm

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

MIM faces challenge as journalist jumps into poll fray

February 18, 2009 12:21:35 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.