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Manohar Joshi to be Speaker
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. Manohar Joshi, Shiv Sena MP who is Union Minister for Heavy Industries, is set to become the next Lok Sabha Speaker for which election is scheduled on May 10, when the motion is expected to be carried through a voice vote in the ...
11 French nationals killed in Karachi suicide attack
ISLAMABAD, MAY 8. In yet another act of terror, the third in the current year, terrorists struck in the heart of Karachi when a suicide bomber blew up a mini bus killing 14 persons, including 11 French citizens, and injuring at least 30, 16 of ...
India dismisses charges
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. India today dismissed as ``completely baseless'', the Pakistani insinuation about its involvement in the terrorist attack in Karachi this morning in which several French nationals were killed. According to Nirupama Rao, ...
Rift in Modi Cabinet over violence
GANDHINAGAR, MAY 8. The continued violence in Ahmedabad and some other parts of riot-torn Gujarat seems to have created a rift in the Narendra Modi Cabinet with several Ministers speaking up against the handling of the situation. Though the ...
Fernandes challenges Tehelka expose
NEW DELHI, MAY 8.The Defence Minister, George Fernandes, today contested tehelka.com's claim that "Operation Westend" had helped disclose corruption in the armed forces. "I have my own conclusions about the entire operation. I am looking at ...
AICC session put off
NEW DELHI, MAY 8.The AICC session scheduled for May 18 has been postponed and will now be held on May 24 here. The party has been forced to shift the dates, after "the inexplicable" cancellation of permission to use the Indira Gandhi indoor ...
6 Dalits shot dead in Bihar
PATNA, MAY 8.In a second strike within 48 hours on Dalits in Bihar, six more were gunned down by the proscribed People's War Group in Patna district late last night, police said. PWG cadres of the Jaynandan Yadav faction, armed with sophisticated ...
120 killed in Nepal
KATHMANDU, MAY 8. Over 100 Nepalese security personnel and 20 rebels were killed in a Maoist attack on an army post last night in Gam village of Rolpa district, police said here today. Out of 200 army and police personnel deployed in the area, ...

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