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Police descend on Ramlila Maidan
NEW DELHI: Around an hour after midnight on Saturday night a large number of police personnel descended on Ramlila Maidan where Baba Ramdev was on a hunger strike demanding government action on black money. Chaos prevailed at the spot ...

Baba Ramdev demands concrete action on black money
NEW DELHI: With a massive crowd of supporters in attendance, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev began his fast unto death at the sprawling Ramlila Maidan here on Saturday, taking breaks in-between to head backstage for talks with government representatives ...

An error of judgment ensured impasse stayed
NEW DELHI: The revelation of a note from the Baba Ramdev's aide, Acharya Balkrishan, by Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal — a key negotiator — was clearly an error of judgment. The note said that the yoga guru would announce at ...

Assurance on law to check black money sent to Baba Ramdev
But will this assuage the yoga guru's anger?

Hazare to visit Ramdev today
Nedumbassery:  Social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday said a decision on his joining the anti-corruption hunger strike by yoga guru Baba Ramdev will be taken after examining the event. Talking to journalists here , Mr.Hazare said ...

Ilyas Kashmiri reported killed in U.S. drone attack
HuJI confirms the death of its leader in a statement

Carried a $5 m reward on his head

Ilyas Kashmiri wanted to provoke India-Pakistan war
To distract Islamabad's attention from its campaign against al-Qaeda, wrote murdered Pakistan journalist

Lawyers can practise in all courts soon: Veerappa Moily
Section 30 of Advocates Act will be notified 50 years after Act came into force

CWG official surrenders
NEW DELHI: The absconding former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee treasurer, M. Jayachandran, accused of committing irregularities in the award of a contract to a Swiss firm, surrendered in a Delhi court, which sent him to the Tihar ...

Preparations under way for hot run of Kudankulam nuclear reactor
CHENNAI: Things are getting set for the commissioning of the first unit of 1000 MWe of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu by the end of September or in October this year. Preparations are under way for the hot run of ...

Communal Violence Bill a threat to unity: BJP
LUCKNOW: The Bharatiya Janata Party here on Saturday attacked the United Progressive Alliance government at the Centre for eroding the federal structure of polity to move towards excessive centralism and from democracy to autocracy. It ...

CPI(M) meet to analyse West Bengal poll results
KOLKATA: Communist Party of India (Marxist) is holding a meeting here to analyse the party's election results, among other things. Party General Secretary Prakash Karat and Polit Bureau member and former Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee ...

Rate of new HIV infections down by 50%
NEW DELHI: The rate of new HIV infections fell by more than 50 per cent in India between 2001 and 2009, double the average decline in the world, according to a report released by UNAIDS on Saturday. “In India, the rate of new HIV ...

India weighs options as West tries to corner Syria

NATO deploys helicopters in Libya
Helicopters drew light arms fire, says NATO

“Plot to assassinate Zardari”
Islamabad: Pakistani intelligence agencies have uncovered a plot to assassinate President Asif Ali Zardari and arrested several persons, TV news channel reported. The agencies conducted raids over the past few weeks in Islamabad and ...

U.S. icon Chrysler under Fiat control
Takeover comes 2 years after Fiat took 20 % stake for sharing its technology

History-maker Li Na wins French Open
Breezes past defending champion Francesca Schiavone in straight sets

India beats West Indies in one-off T20 International
Port-of-Spain: S. Badrinath's solidity, the depth in the Indian batting and some disciplined bowling enabled a new-look India defeat a young West Indies outfit by 16 runs in the one-off Twenty20 International here on Saturday. Pursuing ...

Weaving a dream around Mithi
MUMBAI: As the boat moves deeper in the estuaries, the nose gets immune to the stink. Mithi, Mumbai's 18-km-long river, slowly reveals its warp and weft. Along the water which is nothing less than a sewer is a blanket of mangroves, ...

Quraishi, ECs declare assets “voluntarily”
NEW DELHI: Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi and Election Commissioners V.S. Sampath and H.S. Brahma have declared their assets “voluntarily” and the details have been updated in the Election Commission website. This ...

The West could learn from India, China: Amartya Sen
Says “going straight” at budget deficit cuts growth

Jayalalithaa seeks immediate release of Krishna water
“Present storage not adequate to meet drinking water supply needs”

Work on Kodambakkam bridge set to begin
CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation has set in motion the process of repairing and strengthening Kodambakkam bridge, which serves as a crucial link to several localities such as Ashok Nagar, K.K.Nagar and Vadapalani. While the contractor is ...

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