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HC rejects plea on FIR,Varun to move SC

March 25, 2009 4:05:19 pm

In a setback to Varun Gandhi,Allahabad HC turned down the plea for quashing an FIR against him for his alleged anti-Muslim speeches even as his counsel indicated that he is likely to challenge the order in the Supreme Court.

Varun deserves much worse: Cong

March 25, 2009 12:54:09 pm

Varun Gandhi deserves much worse than mere dismissal of his ill-conceived petition since he has deliberately tried to create communal polarisation,fumed Singhvi.

Pawar lost chance to ‘bury’ Cong in Maharashtra: Sena

March 25, 2009 12:29:18 pm

Hitting out for forging alliance with Cong,Bal Thackeray asked Pawar 'why he could not show the daring that Mulayam Singh and Lalu Prasad have shown.'

Khadi sales up 25 pc after poll announcement

March 25, 2009 11:35:02 am

The Khadi Gram Udyog outlets are doing brisk business as sales have picked up as much as 25 per cent in March.

‘Murdered’ Bajrang Dal activist found alive

March 25, 2009 10:20:31 am

After three persons were arrested for his 'murder,a Bajrang Dal activist in Faizabad district,who went missing on March 21,has been found alive.

Varun thanks Bal Thackeray for support

March 25, 2009 10:09:09 am

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray had backed Varun Gandhi over his alleged hate speeches and described him as ‘the one Gandhi we like’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

BJP slams EC for not taking action against Mulayam

March 24, 2009 12:57:28 pm

BJP slammed the EC for not taking any action against SP chief Mulayam for violating the model code of conduct and accused the poll panel for being ‘partisan’.

BJP turning Varun into young Modi: Muslim leaders

March 24, 2009 11:02:30 am

Muslim leaders have demanded a ban on Varun’s candidature warning that failure to do so would encourage many more to do an encore.

SP not averse to have post-poll alliance with Cong

March 20, 2009 1:44:23 pm

SP General Secretary Amar Singh indicated that his party is not averse to have an alliance with the UPA-led government.

Sonia won’t do anything to weaken UPA: Paswan

March 20, 2009 11:22:19 am

Lalu Prasad had a meeting with LJP chief Paswan on Thursday night after which Paswan hoped Cong would not do anything to damage the alliance.

We can do business with Congress,says Karat

March 19, 2009 4:43:30 pm

Prakash Karat said he would be open to talking to the ruling Congress party to support the formation of an alternative ‘Third Front’ government after the general election. This opens up another chance of Left-Congress pact after they split angrily in 2008 over the Indo-US nuclear deal.

Patch-up likely as Jaitley meets Rajnath

March 19, 2009 4:43:12 pm

BJP general secretary Arun Jaitley met party president Rajnath Singh at his Ashoka Road residence on Thursday. The Rajnath-Jaitley meeting assumes significance in view of the unprecedented divide in the party over the appointment of Sushanshu Mittal.

Narrow escape for Rajdhani Express as bomb explodes on track

March 19, 2009 2:44:50 pm

Passengers of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express had a narrow escape when a powerful bomb targeting the train exploded on a railway track.

Goa Home Minister dares Mutalik to enter Goa

March 19, 2009 2:15:16 pm

Goa Home Minister dared Ram Sene chief Pramod Mutalik to enter the coastal state,saying locals themselves will send him back.

Shashi Tharoor likely to get Cong ticket

March 19, 2009 1:45:56 pm

Noted author and former UN diplomat Shashi Tharoor is likely to get a Congress ticket to contest from Thiruvananthapuram constituency.

CIA chief,PC discuss terrorism,Pak unrest

March 19, 2009 1:07:41 pm

United States' Central Intelligence Agency chief Leon Panetta on Thursday met Home Minister P Chidambaram and discussed various issues including terrorism and unrest in neighbouring Pakistan. The two sides also looked for new ways of forging closer alliance between the two countries in their fight against terrorism.

Pubs beware! Sri Ram Sene to now ‘work’ in Goa

March 18, 2009 6:20:18 pm

Sri Ram Sene has now set its sight on Goa,vowing to agitate against pub culture in that state.

EC slaps notices on Varun,BJP; suspends 2 officials

March 18, 2009 5:42:23 pm

Holding that his anti-Muslim speeches amount to violation of the Model Code of Conduct,the Election Commission on Wednesday slapped notices on Varun Gandhi and BJP seeking their response by Friday,even as it ordered video tracking of his entire campaign.

Strange bedfellows! Cong,BJP ditched by trusted allies

March 18, 2009 4:15:52 pm

In the run up to the Lok Sabha elections,Congress and the BJP are both suffering from a common ailment - losing trusted and tested allies. While Lalu Prasad's RJD has given a jolt to Congress by allocating it only three seats in Bihar,Navin Patnaik's BJD has literally dumped BJP in Orissa.

Varun is one Gandhi we like,quips Shiv Sena

March 18, 2009 12:59:56 pm

Shiv Sena has found 'nothing wrong' with the controversial anti-Muslim remarks of BJP's Lok Sabha candidate Varun Gandhi.

US OKs record $2.1 bn arms sale to India

March 17, 2009 6:46:11 pm

President Barack Obama's administration has cleared a $2.1 billion sale to India,the largest US arms transfer to India to date.