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58 MPs seek removal of Calcutta HC judge

February 20, 2009 4:20:56 pm

58 members of Rajya Sabha,cutting across party lines,petitioned the House Chairman for impeachment of Calcutta High Court Judge Soumitra Sen on grounds of financial misconduct.

Cigarettes sold outside Jammu hospitals,smoked inside them

February 20, 2009 4:20:24 pm

What could be more contrasting? A hospital meant to cure chest diseases,many on account of the excessive smoking,has a vendor at the doorstep,selling cigarettes

Oppn evicted as Lawyer-police clash rocks TN Assembly

February 20, 2009 3:50:12 pm

Entire opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly was evicted en masse following uproar over lawyer-police clash in Madras High Court.

LS polls: Amar wants to contest,Mulayam says no

February 20, 2009 3:45:24 pm

Amar Singh has expressed his desire to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections but the party does not want him to fight as he cannot be confined to one constituency,its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said.

‘Fit’ Advani ‘flexes his muscles’ with dumbbells

February 20, 2009 3:38:32 pm

L K Advani showed his vigour that he is fit to lead the country by trying a hand at 'dumbbells' and 'weights' at gymnasium.

Chennai protest: Police arrest 150 lawyers

February 20, 2009 3:25:12 pm

Over 150 lawyers were arrested on Friday for participating in a protest march outside the Tamil Nadu secretariat.

ULFA pro-talk faction demands ‘full autonomy’

February 20, 2009 2:59:40 pm

ULFA's pro-talk faction submitted a charter of demands to the PM demanding 'full autonomy' to Assam within India's constitution.

No question of alliance with BJP: Mulayam

February 20, 2009 2:10:28 pm

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh said that his party was against BJP and there was not even a remote chance of an alliance.

Violation of party whip: J-K Panthers Party orders probe

February 20, 2009 2:08:45 pm

After one of its MLAs defied the party whip and voted for NC in the Rajya Sabha polls,Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers party has ordered an inquiry into the incident.

SMHS needs cleaning,in more ways than one

February 20, 2009 2:01:39 pm

Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh,the hospital's cleaner for over 19 years,says cleaning up of official apathy is as essential as cleaning the corridors.

BMW accident case: SC grants bail to Utsav Bhasin

February 20, 2009 1:41:01 pm

The Supreme Court granted bail to Utsav Bhasin,teenaged son of a Haryana industrialist,charged with mowing down a motorcyclist with his BMW car in South Delhi.

J-K Police questions three of its cops for arms trade

February 20, 2009 1:31:21 pm

J-K police has 'picked' up three of his men for 'selling arms and ammunitions seized from militants' in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

CM seeks more IAF sorties to airlift supplies to Doda,Kishtwar

February 20, 2009 1:17:31 pm

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has sought additional IAF sorties for airlifting essential commodities to Bhaderwah,Kishtwar and Doda.

Modi to kick off BJP campaign in Telangana

February 20, 2009 1:16:16 pm

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi will kick off BJP's campaign in Telangana region by addressing a public meeting at Karimnagar.

No alliance with ‘fundamentally different’ SP: BJP

February 20, 2009 12:43:04 pm

Citing 'fundamental differences',BJP has ruled out any alliance with Mulayam Singh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party.

Amar may appear before Delhi court in extortion case

February 20, 2009 11:51:33 am

SP leader Amar Singh is likely to appear before a Delhi court,following the court's direction to record his statement.

BJD set to cut BJP’s share of Assembly seats

February 20, 2009 11:51:13 am

With CM Naveen Patnaik showing little signs of hurrying up with seat-sharing talks,BJP in Orissa may have to settle for fewer seats.

After Pashmina,GIs for Kashmiri arts to follow

February 20, 2009 11:38:16 am

The state government is applying for the GI registration of the Khatumbandh ,Walnut wood carving,Paper mache,Namda and Pinjarkari to get their unique Kashmiri origin recognized internationally.

Sukhram convicted in disproportionate asset case

February 20, 2009 11:23:17 am

Ex-Union Communications Minister Sukhram was convicted by a Delhi Court for amassing Rs 4.25 crore of disproportionate assets.

Scientists to clone pashmina goat

February 20, 2009 10:54:43 am

A team of scientists from Jammu and Kashmir and Haryana are working on a project to clone the famous pashmina goat.

PSA invoked against Dinesh Bharti,Nayeem Khan

February 20, 2009 10:49:52 am

J-K government has revoked the Public Safety Act (PSA) of senior separatist leader Nayeem Khan and Hindu preacher Dinesh Bharti along with 18 other detenues.

Kashmir University recruitment scandal under investigation

February 20, 2009 10:41:23 am

After a letter from the Vigilance Commissioner and the Financial Commissioner,KU has initiated an inquiry against a top varsity official accused of nepotism in recruitment.

Demands met; striking J-K employees return to work

February 20, 2009 10:24:07 am

After days of agitation and protest demonstrations,the state government employees were back to work as J-K govt approved Centre's recommendations on sixth pay commission.

42nd Indian Labour Conference begins

February 20, 2009 10:17:32 am

External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 42nd session of Indian Labour Conference in New Delhi.

Five hideouts busted in Jammu region

February 20, 2009 10:13:43 am

Army troops and police busted five hideouts in separate incidents in Jammu region and recovered 18 kgs of IED explosives.