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`Tainted' Ministers issue rocks Parliament
NEW DELHI, JULY 5. The " tainted" Ministers issue rocked Parliament today, forcing the adjournment of the Lok Sabha with no official business being carried out. The Lok Sabha Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee's appeal to the members to allow the House ...
New Governors for four States
NEW DELHI, JULY 5.The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, today appointed Governors for Gujarat, Goa, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 5. In an effort to end the deadlock in Parliament, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today talked to the chairman of the National Democratic Alliance, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and the Leader of Opposition, L.K. Advani, this morning ...
Laloo ready to face protests
NEW DELHI, JULY 5.With the spectre of a boycott by the BJP-led Opposition on the issue of `tainted' Ministers staring at him, the Railway Minister, Laloo Prasad Yadav, will present his maiden budget in the Lok Sabha at noon tomorrow. However, ...
MUMBAI, JULY 5.The hearing in the Best Bakery case was today adjourned till July 19 as the issue of appointing public prosecutors to conduct the proceedings is yet to be resolved. The Additional Sessions Judge, Abhay Thipsay, said in an order ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 5.The Union Home Minister, Shivraj Patil, the BJP president, M. Venkaiah Naidu, the BSP chief, Mayawati, the Leader of the Opposition in the House, Jaswant Singh, the former Deputy Chairperson, Najma Heptulla, industrialist Anil ...
Gallantry awards presented
NEW DELHI, JULY 5.The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, today presented awards for gallantry and distinguished service to 81 Defence and security personnel at an emotion-filled investiture ceremony in the Ashoka Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan here. ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 5.Economist Montek Singh Ahluwalia today took charge as the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission. Addressing a press conference, he alleged that the previous NDA Government had neglected agriculture and infrastructure ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 5.Bhupender Singh Patel alias Rahul, who allegedly led the team that carried out the sting operation to expose the former Union Minister, Dilip Singh Judev's alleged corrupt activities, today told the Delhi High Court that the ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 5.After a prolonged wait, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and parts of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh today received the first monsoon showers of the season, providing welcome respite from sweltering conditions prevalent in the region for the ...
LTTE cadre killed
COLOMBO, JULY 5.Gunmen killed a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam man and wounded three others, including a ``political officer,'' in northeastern Sri Lanka on Monday, even as the rebels honoured the legacy of their suicide bomber squad by ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 5.The Supreme Court today directed the continuance of its interim order banning surrogate political advertisements on television and other electronic media with the Election Commission expressing an apprehension of war of words ...
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