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Throw out UPA, expand NDA: BJP
NEW DELHI: The twin political message that came out loud and strong from the Bharatiya Janata Party’s three-day conclave was that it was time for the people to throw out the United Progressive Alliance and to ensure this, the expansion ...

Nod for major arms deal with U.S.
Purchase of six large Hercules C-130 J transport planes

Help from any country welcome, says West Bengal
KOLKATA: West Bengal is open to offers from any country to provide technical know-how and vaccines that could bolster measures to contain the avian flu outbreak that has hit 13 districts. “Any such offer, whether from the ...

“Congress hatching political conspiracy”
JHANSI (UTTAR PRADESH): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Tuesday alleged that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government was hatching a political conspiracy to get her eliminated. This was evident from the Centre being ...

Uranium production to be stepped up: Kakodkar
Tuticorin: Uranium production in the country would be augmented to match the growing fuel demands of nuclear power reactors, according to Anil Kakodkar, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission. Speaking to The Hindu during a ...

Looks like a war against books: Buddhadeb
Kolkata: “It looks like a war is being waged against books,” West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said at a “symbolic” inauguration of the Kolkata Book Fair here on Tuesday. A Division Bench of the ...

Hearing on plea to block website on February 15
New Delhi: Jan. 29 The Supreme Court will hear on February 15 an application seeking directions to the Union of India for blocking access to a website (name withheld) promoting gender identification kits in India from abroad. ...

States urged to implement law on tribals’ rights
PALAKKAD: Communist Party of India (Marxist) Polit Bureau member and MP Brinda Karat urged State governments on Tuesday to implement the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, that ...

India to work for proactive economic cooperation with Maldives
Jairam Ramesh begins discussions with Ministers, officials

“We are in the dark about Dark Matter”
Nobel laureate says empty space still contains a lot of invisible energy

Competition Commission to be in place soon
Companies Amendment Bill will be passed in Budget session: Minister

Competition Commission soon
New Delhi: Union Minister for Corporate Affairs. P.C. Gupta on Tuesday said the Competition Commission of India (CCI) would become fully operational in the second half of the current calendar year. Speaking at the first International ...

It is hard to get information under RTI Act: study

Lok Adalats have no judicial functions: court

“Nasir was in Hyderabad before twin blasts”
Investigators suspect that he could have indirectly played some role in them

BJP communalising Sethu project: CPI
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India on Tuesday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party was “communalising” the Sethusamudram project. “The BJP is trying to communalise the entire issue and concealing the facts of ...

You won’t be kind on me: Chidambaram
New Delhi: Indicating a budget that could be harsh on the people, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Tuesday that the reactions could not be “kind” enough when he presents the Union Budget next month. “I have not ...

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