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Anything that Indians do is judged against the claim that they are now big boys out to conquer the world
Quota should stop some day, says Supreme Court
NEW DELHI: A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court considering the validity of the law providing 27 per cent quota for the Other Backward Castes on Tuesday observed that reservation would have to be stopped some day. The ...
Ex-Minister denies criticising Modi
AHMEDABAD: The dissident leader and former Gujarat Minister of State for Home, Gordhan Jhadafiya, has refuted the reports aired by a television news channel about his criticism of the actions of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, during the 2002 ...
P.C. Thomas named, asked to leave Lok Sabha
NEW DELHI: Taking a tough stand over repeated disruptions and defiance of the Chair, Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Tuesday named and asked a member P.C. Thomas to leave the House for indiscipline. This is for the first time in ...
“Centre will ensure safety of people in Assam”
State asked to set up unified command under Chief Minister
Better deal for jawans
NEW DELHI: On the eve of Independence Day, Defence Minister A. K. Antony announced several measures to ensure an improvement in the living conditions of jawans serving in far-flung areas. As the inadequate and poor quality of rations ...
Light Combat Aircraft: questions over installed thrust
Issues to the fore after two prototype vehicles are put through 24 flights at Arakkonam
Antony: priority for soldiers’ welfare
NEW DELHI: With 70 suicides by soldiers this year and about 500 armed forces personnel having killed themselves in the past five years, Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Tuesday said the Government’s top priority would be reducing the ...
2004 earthquake shifts southern Indian cities
Horizontal movement towards Nicobar
Caparo Group starts School of Excellence in Jalandhar
London: NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul’s Caparo Group on Tuesday opened a School of Excellence at his birthplace in Jalandhar, which will specialise in providing manufacturing, engineering and management education. ...
Parliament nod for SC Bill
NEW DELHI: Parliament adopted the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2007 on Tuesday, with the Rajya Sabha approving it by a voice vote. The Bill that seeks inclusion of new castes in the list of the Scheduled ...
Struggle to get freedom fighters’ pension
Jabalpur: Ishwaridas Thakur, 90, who spent eight years (1941-49) in jail for taking part in the Quit India Movement, has moved the Madhya Pradesh High Court after his previous attempts to avail himself of the freedom fighters’ pension ...
Supreme Court pulls up EC
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has pulled up the Election Commission for increasing the seats of the Scheduled Tribes in the 70-member Uttarakhand Assembly from two to three in violation of the provisions of Article 332 (3) of the Constitution ...
A proud moment for these boys
They will play rugby in London
Srikrishna Commission report revival badly timed for the Congress-NCP
MUMBAI: The demand to implement the Srikrishna Commission report on the 1992-93 communal riots in Mumbai could not have come at a worse time for the Congress-Nationalist Congress party (NCP) Government in Maharashtra. Its relations were at an ...
Supreme Court upholds order on Amway India
Asks police to complete probe within 6 months
Pushing for a national innovation agenda
IT-ITES sector must spur domestic industry applications
Justice Sathasivam’s appointment cleared
Will have a tenure of about seven years
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