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Hearing adjourned on Kanchi Acharya's anticipatory bail pleas
CHENNAI, FEB. 3. Hearing on the anticipatory bail pleas of the senior Sankaracharya of the Kanchi Mutt, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, in connection with an assault case pending in a sessions court here and an accounts falsification case in the Madras ...
States to take higher share of taxes, duties
NEW DELHI, FEB. 3. The Union Cabineton Wednesday accepted in toto the recommendations of the 12th Finance Commission headed by Dr. C. Rangarajan. This means from April 1 this year, the share of the States in the taxes and duties collected ...
India ranks 101 on Environmental Sustainability Index
India is ranked a disappointing 101st out of 146 countries analysed in the recently released Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI). Produced by a team of environmental experts from Yale and Columbia Universities, the 2005 report is the most ...
No need for third front now: Karat
NAGERCOIL, FEB. 3. "There is no immediate need for a third political alternative in the country unless it is formed around basic issues such as opposition to communalism, struggle against anti-people economic policies and against the imperialist ...
Trust vote was a sham, says Jamir
PANAJI, FEB. 3. The Goa Governor, S.C. Jamir, today termed the action of the Speaker, Vishwas Satarkar, in conducting Wednesday's vote of confidence in the Assembly "a complete sham" and "a mockery of parliamentary democracy." Mr. Jamir, in a ...
Hung Assemblies in Jharkhand, Bihar: exit poll
NEW DELHI, FEB. 3. As the first phase of poll ended in Jharkhand and Bihar, a private television channel predicted hung Assemblies in both the States but said the Congress would gain considerably in Haryana. According to a Zee News exit ...
Advantage Congress in Haryana: exit polls
NEW DELHI, FEB. 3. The Congress appears set to form the next government in Haryana, while in Bihar, the ruling Rashtriya Janata Dal seems to have incurred heavy losses in the first phase of polling today, according to exit polls conducted by two ...
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