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People welcome verdict with crackers, sweets
MUMBAI: Mumbai citizens burst firecrackers, distributed sweets and relived memories of the November 26, 2008 massacre as soon as they heard the order on Thursday of the Special Sessions Court sentencing Kasab to death by hanging. Crackers went ...
Will not allow Congress to benefit in Jharkhand: Gadkari
Visiting the State today to meet all related to issue
Caste census only after consensus, says Congress
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Thursday said a decision on caste census should be taken only after a consensus, as it was a sensitive issue. Party spokesperson Shakeel Ahmed told journalists during the daily briefing: “After 1932 no ...
BJP likely to take final call on Jharkhand soon
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to take the final call on the Jharkhand situation in the next two or three days. The party wants the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) to deliver on its assurance of supporting the BJP to lead a ...
Supreme Court to examine validity of Tandon committee
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would examine the validity of the constitution of the Tandon Committee set up by the Human Resource Development Ministry to go into the working of the deemed universities in the ...
4 killed in Chhattisgarh mine explosion
RAIPUR: Four miners were killed and 28 injured in a massive blast in the Anjan Hills coalmine in Chhattisgarh's Koriya district on Thursday. Six members of a technical team were still trapped in the mine, and rescue workers were unable ...
GJM threatens agitation
KOLKATA: The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leadership has threatened to go in for an agitation if its demand for bringing parts of the Dooars and Terai in the plains of north Bengal within the jurisdiction of the interim administrative ...
CCI clears Paradip Port proposal, highway projects
NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet's Committee on Infrastructure (CCI) on Thursday cleared a proposal to develop a multi-purpose berth at Paradip Port at an estimated cost of Rs.387 crore. The project envisages the construction of facilities for ...
Call for Asia-Pacific nations to invest more in social sector
U.N. report says this will consolidate the region's economic recovery
M.M. Joshi to be chairman of Public Accounts Committee
NEW DELHI: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi has been appointed chairman of the Public Accounts Committee for 2010-11. Congress MP from Goa Francisco Sardinha will head the Committee on Estimates. The Lok Sabha Speaker also appointed ...
No special medical facility for Chudasma
GANDHINAGAR: The special CBI court on Thursday refused to grant any special medical facility to the arrested Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch), Abhay Chudasma. Mr. Chudasma, who was held in connection with the Sohrabuddin ...
Conditional clearance for crest gates at Narmada Dam
NEW DELHI: The Union government on Thursday said that the environment sub-group under the Narmada Control Authority (NCA) had only “conditionally” allowed installation of (17 mt-high) crest gates (to be kept in raised position) at ...
Supreme Court refuses to stay Gujarat riot cases trial
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the trial of nine Godhra and post-Godhra riot cases, but restrained trial courts from pronouncing judgment after evidence was recorded. A Bench of Justices D.K. Jain, P. Sathasivam ...
Brinda wants fresh probe into Makkah Masjid blast
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday demanded a fresh probe into the 2007 Makkah Masjid blast in Hyderabad in the light of new evidence suggesting the involvement in it of groups that set off the Ajmer blast in the ...
Court calls for Chhattisgarh report on NHRC findings
Bench says ‘no' to sending team of rights activists to the State at this stage
Centre misusing CBI to defame Modi, says BJP
The party comes to the Gujarat Chief Minister's rescue in the Sohrabuddin case
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