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Why are Manmohan, Sonia silent on Karunanidhi’s statement, asks Gowda
“Courts will take a view on asylum to LTTE chief”
SIVAGANGA: Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram said on Thursday that the law and courts would take a view on granting asylum in India to Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam chief V.Prabakaran. Asked about the debate among a section of the ...
Excited about voting in Assam: PM
Guwahati: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday expressed confidence that there would be a Congress-led government at the Centre after the elections. “The Congress in Assam will win a thumping majority and there will be a ...
“At Kudankulam, third reactor construction can begin by year-end”
“Colombo, LTTE must respond to ceasefire call”
SIVAGANGA: Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday said both the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam must respond to the ceasefire call by India, with Colombo, in particular, having a greater role in ensuring ...
Karunanidhi welcomes Centre’s decision
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has welcomed the Centre’s decision to send Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon and National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan to Sri Lanka. He expressed the hope that their mission ...
Karunanidhi must act, says Bardhan
BANGALORE: Communist Party of India general secretary A.B. Bardhan on Thursday alleged that the Sri Lankan army was engaged in a virtual ‘genocide’ on Tamils and demanded the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government and ...
Court expresses concern over ragging
Reserves verdict on issuing fresh norms
Epileptic seizures not ruled out in death of Shanno
NEW DELHI: The post-mortem report of Shanno, a municipal school student who died after being allegedly punished by a teacher last week, has not ruled out epileptic seizures as the possible cause of death. The report was received by the Delhi ...
Waghela better placed at Panchamahals
The Congress candidate for the Panchamahals Parliamentary seat, Union Textile Minister Shankarsinh Waghela, finds himself in a dilemma. If “Godhra” is forgotten, it could pose problems for him; if it is remembered, it could mean ...
Wives hit campaign trail
They are apolitical and have been pursuing their independent careers, but the general elections have brought them out on the campaign trail. Wives of several Lok Sabha candidates here are busy for over 20 hours a day, wooing voters on behalf of ...
Top Malayalam producers plan to shift base to Chennai
Labour unrest in the Kerala film industry
Jhappi yes, pappi no: Sanjay
Kanpur: Days after apologising to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for his remarks, actor and Samajwadi Party leader Sanjay Dutt said on Thursday that he was still ready to give her “jadu ki jhappi” (magical hug). ...
Maoists kill 5 policemen
Muzaffarpur: Five policemen were killed and a civilian driver of their vehicle was critically injured on Thursday when Maoist guerillas set off a landmine in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district as the polling for 13 LS seats ended. IGP ...
Kerala to launch one of its biggest private cargo vessels today
ALAPPUZHA: One of the biggest multi-purpose marine cargo vessels said to be built in Kerala’s private sector, M.V. Karuthal, will be launched at Panavally near Cherthala here on Friday. The vessel, constructed ...
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has announced re-poll on April 28 in 58 polling stations in Jharkhand, where election was disrupted during Phase I on April 16. Similarly, re-poll in 146 booths in Bihar will be held. The date will be ...
Truce with NSCN(K) may be extended
KOHIMA: The ongoing ceasefire between the Centre and the Khaplang-led National Socialist Council of Nagaland, which expires this month, is likely to be extended by another year as the outfit has expressed its desire to continue the ...
Hurriyat Conference takes anti-poll stand
Mirwaiz announces decision after two days of discussions
Workshop on screenwriting
Kamal Haasan organising international event at IIT-Madras
India to get Phalcon AWACS on May 18
Jerusalem: India will get its first ‘eye in the sky,’ the Phalcon Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS), aircraft on May 18, which will provide the Indian Air Force the means to track incoming missiles and look deep into ...
Indus Valley symbols linked to language
Harappan civilisation was indeed literate, says new study
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