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France competing with US on nuke biz in India

March 25, 2009 10:02:43 am

French PM has conceded that his country is in competition with US with regard to bagging commercial deals for nuclear plants in India.

UP tops with MPs securing below 1/3rd votes in 2004 polls

March 25, 2009 9:54:39 am

Uttar Pradesh,which sends maximum number of LS members,also tops the chart of 2004 election winners who did not even secure one-third of the total votes cast.

Extensive efforts by NGO’s to clean up Dal lake

March 25, 2009 8:59:40 am

At a time when thousands of tons of garbage find its way into the Dal,NGO's have come to the rescue.

PC asks Raj govt to be on high alert against infiltration

March 24, 2009 9:20:28 pm

Chidambaram has asked the Rajasthan government to remain on ‘high alert’ against infiltration of terrorists ‘from across the border’.

Varun typifies his mother: Cong

March 24, 2009 9:19:56 pm

The Congress alleged that the BJP candidate was ‘strongly influenced’ by his mother Maneka Gandhi.

It’s an advisory,take it or leave it: EC on Varun

March 24, 2009 9:05:27 pm

CEC N Gopalaswami has said it has done its duty and it was for the saffron party to 'take it or leave it.'

Delhi: Girl raped,killed by her former tutor

March 24, 2009 8:31:06 pm

An eight-year-old girl was raped and bludgeoned to death allegedly by her former tutor in west Delhi,police said.

Patna HC stops Shahabuddin from contesting

March 24, 2009 5:56:12 pm

Patna HC disallowed controversial RJD MP from Siwan Md Shahabuddin's petition seeking to contest polls in Bihar by refusing to stay his conviction.

Judges cannot be treated like politicians: Delhi HC

March 24, 2009 5:39:40 pm

The Delhi HC observed that judges should not be treated like MPs,MLAs on the issue of asset declaration since such information about them may be misused.

We negated Cong’ harmful effect on India: Left

March 24, 2009 5:11:57 pm

The Left parties said that they had negated all the "anti-people" policies of the UPA govt which heightened the burden on the people and compromised national sovereignty.

10% of party candidates have criminal background: Study

March 24, 2009 4:57:53 pm

Out of the 738 candidates announced by various parties,including Congress and BJP,63 nominees have a criminal background.

BJP’s endorsement of Varun’s hate speech shameful: PM

March 24, 2009 4:53:21 pm

In an unusually combative mood,Manmohan Singh said BJP cannot take the country forward and would not be able to strengthen the forces of unity.

I may be weak,but what about you: PM questions Advani

March 24, 2009 4:47:27 pm

PM said Advani played a "prominent role" in the Babri Masjid demolition,presided over Gujarat riots and failed to prevent terror attacks on Parliament and Red Fort as Home Minister.

Shah Rukh,Preity to campaign for Congress

March 24, 2009 4:44:33 pm

Congress said that Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta will canvass for the party in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls.

RJD favourite poaching ground for rivals

March 24, 2009 4:35:09 pm

With leaders of political parties switching loyalties after being denied tickets,RJD has become 'favourite poaching ground' for NDA and RJD's ally Congress in Bihar.

Accessories prop up bleak Fashion Week

March 24, 2009 4:24:29 pm

In times of economic slowdown,designers are turning more towards accessories to attract sales and provide the flourish that glams up an outfit.

Manmohan no match for Advani,hits back BJP

March 24, 2009 4:21:19 pm

BJP said Prime Minister has no right to lecture them on morality and accused him of 'completely diminishing' the office of the high post.

Priyanka hits back at BJP on Varun issue

March 24, 2009 4:08:52 pm

Priyanka Gandhi said that religion is 'no one's personal asset' after the saffron party took exception to her reference to Bhagwad Gita.

LJP announces LS candidates for Bihar,Jharkhand

March 24, 2009 3:33:48 pm

The Lok Janshakti Party announced candidates for 12 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar and three in Jharkhand.

Keep an eye on BJP in K’tka polls: Oppn asks EC

March 24, 2009 2:29:53 pm

Congress and JDS in Karnataka voiced fears to the Election Commission that the ruling BJP might misuse official machinery during Lok Sabha polls.

PM accuses BJP of dividing people on communal agenda

March 24, 2009 1:45:37 pm

Releasing the Congress manifesto for 2009 Lok Sabha polls along with party President Sonia Gandhi,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh termed BJP's defence of Varun Gandhi's comments with communal overtone as shameful. He said Left parties and BJP have 'negative mindset' which cannot take the nation forward.

If Manmohan and Gujral,why not Pawar? Asks Sangma

March 24, 2009 1:38:57 pm

NCP leader P A Sangma,a nine-time MP,said though Sharad Pawar is not in the race now,but anything might happen.

NCP-Sena pitted against each other in 13 seats

March 24, 2009 1:36:17 pm

NCP and Sena are each contesting 22 seats while their respective allies Cong and BJP are contesting 26 seats each.

Sonia rules out possibility of becoming PM candidate

March 24, 2009 1:34:09 pm

Despite being elected as the Leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party after the 2004 elections,Sonia had refused to take over the top job.

Caste to be decisive factor in NW Delhi seat

March 24, 2009 1:15:12 pm

Congress nominee and community leader Krishna Tirath has a clear edge over BJP candidate Meera Kanwaria in the Jatav dominated reserved NW Delhi seat.