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National Integration Council reconstituted
NEW DELHI: The government has reconstituted the National Integration Council (NIC) which will be chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The NIC has 147 members, including Union Ministers, Leaders of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha and ...
Law Minister will look into CJI suggestions: Manmohan
But Sonia says, “No need for changes in Right to Information Act”
Plea for holding IPL matches only during day rejected
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed at the admission itself stage a writ petition for a direction to authorities to hold Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches only during the day instead of under floodlights at ...
Population stabilisation scheme soon: Azad
NEW DELHI: The government is planning a comprehensive scheme to stabilise the population in coordination with the States — but the plan does not involve legislation, according to Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi ...
“Stop Operation Green Hunt”
NEW DELHI: Operation Green Hunt was in the dock at a people's tribunal in the capital over the weekend and the verdict of the jury was loud and clear: Guilty. Organised by civil society groups, the “Independent People's Tribunal on ...
‘I have no wish to return to BJP'
NEW DELHI: Former BJP ideologue K.N. Govindacharya has in a scathing open letter to party president Nitin Gadkari charged him and party spokespersons with making him a victim of the party's petty factional politics. Releasing the copy of ...
Phone call rate cut for jawans
NEW DELHI: Paramilitary personnel manning international borders will have to pay less for using satellite phones. The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has decided to reduce call charge from Rs.5 to Re.1 per minute for using the phones at ...
Don't stand on prestige, dump EVMs: Naidu
NEW DELHI: Telugu Desam Party president N. Chandrababu Naidu doubts that electronic voting machines (EVMs) are non-tamperable, and has sought a national debate to “clear all the doubts in the minds of voters.” “I am ...
Rights group upset over arrest of activist
KOLKATA: The recent arrest of a human rights activist here by the city police on the charge of organising a “people's tribunal” in June 2008, has drawn the ire of the Human Rights Watch which has accused the police of harassing ...
BJP will support Centre in fight against Maoists: Gadkari
Uma's return was not discussed: Babulal Gaur
Bhopal: The buzz surrounding Uma Bharti just does not seem to die down. After Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan reportedly expressed his apprehension about Ms. Bharti's return to BJP president Nitin Gadkari in Delhi, State Urban Development ...
One injured in parcel bomb explosion
NEW DELHI: A 45-year-old man was injured on Monday after a crude bomb in a gift box he received from an unidentified person exploded when he opened it at his residence in south-east Delhi. The incident took place in the Shaheenbagh area ...
Barin Ghosh to be sworn in CJ of Sikkim High Court
NEW DELHI: The controversy over the Supreme Court's recommendation to shift Karnataka Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran to the Sikkim High Court took a new turn on Monday, after an official announcement that Jammu and Kashmir High Court Chief ...
Tata Steel: not dropped Chhattisgarh project
KOLKATA: Tata Steel will stay put in Chhattisgarh, where it has planned a Rs. 20,000-crore steel plant. It signed the memorandum of understanding with the State government in 2005. The delay in execution sparked questions whether ...
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