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Gazette notification issued on constitution of joint committee to prepare draft Lokpal Bill
Lokpal Bill in monsoon session, says Manmohan
As Anna Hazare breaks fast, supporters celebrate
“This is just the beginning, the battle lies ahead,” chants crowd, echoing social activist's call that the struggles would have to continue
Panel's first meeting on April 16
CHIKBALLAPUR: The first meeting of the Joint Drafting Committee to prepare the draft Lok Pal Bill has been scheduled tentatively for April 16, Union Minister for Law and Justice M. Veerappa Moily said on Saturday. However, the date would ...
War on corruption: political parties can no longer ignore mood of nation
The political class as a whole is also under attack
Hazare sets August 15 deadline for passage of bill
A clutch of demands: decentralisation of power, right to recall local body representatives & electoral reforms
Ensure passage of Bill, says Hazare
“Second independence struggle”
Congress, White House deal averts shutdown
WASHINGTON: A constitutionally mandated shutdown of the United States federal government was narrowly averted on Friday midnight, as the White House and Congress hammered out a deal to cut $38 billion in spending out of the 2010 budget ...
ED slaps charges on telecom firms
NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate has charged five telecom firms for alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, involving Rs. 4,300 crore in the 2G spectrum case. The complaints were filed by the investigating officer under ...
False alarm forces Kaiga reactor shutdown
There is no problem at all, says site director J.P. Gupta
Hearing can't be deferred any further, panel tells Dinakaran
He has been given time till April 20 to respond to charges
Campaign ends for final phase of Assam polls
Guwahati: High-pitched speakers fell silent, workers of tent house and decoration providers started dismantling the dais of election rally venues, bikers displaying party flags and shouting slogans in high decibel broke formation and returned ...
Jayalalithaa, Vijayakant deny DMK's allegation
NEW DELHI: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam general secretary Jayalalithaa and Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam president Vijayakant have denied the complaint of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam to the Election Commission that they had ...
HRD Ministry initiates process of appointing UGC chairperson
NEW DELHI: Having given up the hope of an early creation of the proposed of National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER), Union Human Resource Development Ministry has initiated the process of appointing a chairperson for the ...
India will not undertake legally binding commitments, asserts Jairam Ramesh
NEW DELHI: Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Saturday asserted that India would not succumb to international pressure on any legally binding commitments to reduce carbon emission. Speaking at the ...
ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2011
Congress versus N.R. Congress
In Puducherry, former Chief Minister N. Rangasamy's opposition camp stands in the way of the ruling party's bid to win a third term, says RAJESH B. NAIR
The CPI(M) has its mea culpa moment
Admitting that the party made mistakes is central to its electoral campaign in West Bengal
West Bengal's parties are scrambling to prove how industry-friendly they are
A leg up for the Left
Leftist and progressive cultural organisations in West Bengal have pitched in for Left Front candidates in a big way for the coming Assembly election, churning out music albums, dramas, folk dances, audio albums and videos. The Indian ...
Campaign by chopper
Jayalalithaa's road show for the Assembly election starts from the air
Q & A
‘We will win comfortably'
Defence Minister A.K. Antony, who is leading the United Democratic Front's campaign against the Left in Kerala, tells DENNIS MARCUS MATHEW that he is sure about the UDF's victory. Less than a week for the poll. How do you see it ...
Waiting in the wings
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Before every election to the Kerala Assembly, the BJP used to say that it would open its account in the State. This time, it has slightly altered that theme to say that it is contesting only to be the Opposition. This ...
Does caste really count in Tamil Nadu?
With the exception of the PMK, caste-based organisations have not been able to make much headway
Egyptian uprising set for a revival
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Royals triumph as Chargers crumble
Royals chase down modest target of 137 with seven balls to spare
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
de Villiers does it for Royal Challengers
KOCHI: A.B. de Villiers' breezy knock of 40 off 54 balls helped Royal Challengers Bangalore post a six-wicket win over Kochi Tuskers in the Indian Premier League encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday. The South ...
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Mumbai Indians expected to begin with a bang
Virender Sehwag saddled with a Daredevils team shorn of its stars
Green energy project poses threat to wildlife in Maharashtra
Activists allege that over 3 lakh trees have been cut to construct a 20 km-long road
Making personal computers inclusive
Text-Free User Interface will help non-literate access PCs without help
A campaign to get the youth out to vote
CHENNAI: India is considered a nation of the young. By 2020, the average age of an Indian is expected to be 29. But how many of them participate in the electoral process of the world's largest democracy? Sadly, only a minority. With the ...
Indian team in lunar rover competition
Thiruvananthapuram: Will a bunch of space novices be able to land and operate a rover on the Moon? That is the challenge facing the only team from India competing for the Google Lunar X Prize. In September 2007, the search giant Google ...
ResourceSat-2 launch scheduled for April 20
PSLV-C16 will also launch two smaller satellites, YouthSat and X-Sat
Don't be misled by false promises: Manmohan
COIMBATORE: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said he reposed faith in the wisdom of the people of Tamil Nadu – that they would vote the alliance, led by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), to power in the April 13 Assembly ...
Flying squad arrests two persons, seizes cash of Rs. 2.2 crore
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