August 23, 2009 1:31:30 pm

Even as it publicly refused to give Sri Lanka any offensive weapons for the war against LTTE,India had a "hidden hand" in the success of the island nation's campaign over the terrorist outfit,says a new book.

August 23, 2009 11:36:02 am

India has asked Bangladesh to deport outlawed ULFA leader Anup Chetia,whose jail term is going to end soon,and hopes the Sheikh Hasina government would accede to the request.

August 23, 2009 10:38:41 am

The Supreme Court has held that an election petition can be dismissed if the petitioner fails to state even one "material fact" to prove that the rival candidate had won by corrupt or other illegal means.

August 23, 2009 9:10:16 am

Jaswant Singh met former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his home in the Capital — his first meeting with any BJP leader since his expulsion.

August 23, 2009 1:42:25 am

Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor said that it was not proper to ban the book authored by Jaswant Singh on the founder of Pakistan M A Jinnah.

August 22, 2009 9:18:18 pm

Leader of the Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Vasundhara Raje met BJP president Rajnath Singh and senior party leader L K Advani.

August 22, 2009 8:21:06 pm

Fully supporting Haryana Government's move to set up a separate committee for managing Sikh affairs in the state,former Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh said the community there had the right to decide about its future.

August 22, 2009 6:44:44 pm

Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party of drifting from the core issue of Hindutva,the VHP said that the party should return to its old agenda.

August 22, 2009 5:35:19 pm

Two suspended members of President's Body Guards were awarded rigorous life imprisonment by a Delhi court in a connection with the gang rape of a 17-yr-old DU student in 2003.

August 22, 2009 5:20:50 pm

A defence lawyer representing Urvashi Dhanorkar has denied that her client is guilty of child abuse.

August 22, 2009 5:13:52 pm

Sanjeev Nanda,convicted for his involvement in the infamous BMW hit-and-run case,was freed from jail three months before his two-year jail term ended due to his good conduct.

August 22, 2009 4:59:01 pm

CPI-ML (Liberation) announced that it would contest from eight out of 18 assembly seats in Bihar going to by-polls.

August 22, 2009 4:44:47 pm

In a bid to develop productive human resources in the state,the Jammu and Kashmir government would train youth in market-oriented trades.

August 22, 2009 4:34:06 pm

AP CM Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has directed the district Collectors to submit a preliminary report in 24 hours on suicides by farmers.

August 22, 2009 4:08:13 pm

Raj Babbar will be the Congress candidate for the Firozabad parliamentary constituency by polls.

August 22, 2009 4:03:09 pm

Omar Abdullah said his govt favours devolution of power to public representatives at grassroots and advocated the need for taking people on board in execution of works according to the requirement.

August 22, 2009 3:28:28 pm

RJD renewed its call to the party to firm up an alliance with major secular parties in the state to keep the communal forces at the bay.

August 22, 2009 3:09:16 pm

Jaswant Singh had described the saffron organisation as 'an open field where one gets to kick an ideological football everyday'.

August 22, 2009 2:56:02 pm

The flood situation worsened in Bihar as swollen rivers inundated vast swathes of countryside in seven districts and claiming 11 lives.

August 22, 2009 2:54:25 pm

Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu justified the expulsion of Jaswant Singh for expressing views against the party's basic ideology.