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BJP to do introspection
Sushma Swaraj dissociates party from Sudheendra Kulkarni’s views
Swamy: cancel visas of LTTE propagandists
CHENNAI: The Union government should cancel the visas of Sri Lankan citizens who are campaigning against their government on Indian soil, Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy said here on Monday. “Most of them are pro-LTTE ...
Lok Sabha told of Padmsinh Patil’s arrest
NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Monday informed the House about the arrest of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) member Padamsinh Bajirao Patil. In a brief statement, Ms. Kumar said she had received a communication from the ...
Maoists blow up police stations
Set ablaze police vehicles in Orissa; combing operation is on
Swine flu: 16 laboratories to be activated
NEW DELHI: With the number of A (H1N1) influenza cases showing a steady increase over the past few days due to human to human transmission, the Union government on Monday decided to activate 16 more laboratories and further strengthen ...
Gujarat appoints prosecutors for 7 riot cases
GANDHINAGAR: The Gujarat government has appointed public prosecutors for seven of the nine 2002 communal riot-related cases to be tried in fast track courts by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team. The Law Department ...
Limits of gubernatorial power
The following are excerpts from a statement issued by Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer in the context of Kerala Governor R.S. Gavai’s decision to clear the Central Bureau of Investigation’s plea to prosecute the ...
Many hurdles to women’s Bill
NEW DELHI: There is no doubt that during the tenure of the 15th Lok Sabha, the Bill to give women political reservation in Parliament and the State Assemblies will see the light of day, but across parties leaders have warned that many hurdles ...
First-timers make their mark
NEW DELHI: As the debate in the Lok Sabha continued on Monday on the motion of thanks to the President for her address to the joint sitting of the two Houses, a number of first-time members made their mark and raised issues ranging from the ...
Monsoon lull may persist for next few days
NEW DELHI: The South-west monsoon, which had started progressing, albeit slowly, for the past few days, seems to be once again set for a lull period at least for the next few days. According to experts at India Meteorological Department ...
Swaminathan to meet Rajapaksa
COLOMBO: M.S. Swaminathan, father of the Indian Green revolution and eminent agricultural scientist, arrived here on Monday on a four-day visit to Sri Lanka to participate in an international conference and have informal talks with Ministers ...
Politically motivated: CPI(M)
NEW DELHI: The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Monday reiterated that the Central Bureau of Investigation case against the party’s Kerala State secretary, Pinarayi Vijayan, was “politically ...
“Motivated,” post-poll U.P. transfers challenged
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Mayawati government on a writ petition alleging that the Chief Minister resorted to large-scale transfers of IAS and IPS officers blaming them for her Bahujan Samaj Party’s poor ...
Sheetal Mafatlal sent to judicial custody
Mumbai: Businesswoman Sheetal Mafatlal was on Mondayy remanded to judicial custody till June 12 after she was arrested for allegedly trying to evade duty by not declaring Rs.51 lakh-worth jewellery in what is being claimed as a result of a ...
“Don’t rush through CMZ notification”
First address fishermen’s concerns: panel
Indian ordered to pay back £1 million
LONDON: A Briton of Indian origin, who was convicted of money-laundering for “handling” top-of-the-range stolen mobile phones, has been ordered by a court to pay back nearly £1 million from his illegal gains. Narinder ...
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