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It’s for BJP to decide on ‘generational change’
BJP leaders make a beeline for RSS headquarters
NEW DELHI: A number of leaders in the race for the two top jobs in the BJP — party president and Leader of Opposition — rushed to the RSS headquarters here on Friday evening to meet its chief Mohan Bhagwat. Sushma Swaraj, ...
We’re following resolutions on assets declaration: CJI
NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan on Friday said every Supreme Court judge was following the 1997 resolutions on declaration of assets, and denied reports that these were not being implemented properly. Talking to ...
Court: no curbs on A.Q. Khan’s movement
ISLAMABAD: In an interim ruling on a petition from A.Q. Khan, the Lahore High Court ruled on Friday that no restrictions should be placed on the movement of the top scientist who was freed from a five-year house arrest earlier this year. ...
Two militant hideouts unearthed
Jammu: Two militant hideouts were unearthed by the security forces and a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered by them in Reasi and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, an army spokesman said here on Friday. On a tip-off, ...
30 VIPs off X-category security list
NEW DELHI: After wrapping up a comprehensive review of the security cover provided to about 435 VIPs, the Home Ministry has decided to withdraw the X-category security given to 30 persons. With this, the list of the protectees under the ...
Summons to Vijayakant over claim on Neelankarai murder case
Dadri farmers protest ‘forcible acquisition of land’
Demand alternative site to be allotted for Reliance power project
IAF wants to train afresh flying cadets at Dundigal
BANGALORE: The Indian Air Force has written to the government asking that it be permitted to recommence ab initio flying training of around 140 cadets at the Air Force Academy (AFA) at Dundigal near Hyderabad. The ...
Paddy sowing still lower than last year
NEW DELHI: With 252 districts in 10 States declared drought-affected, there is a decline of 68.89 lakh hectares in paddy cultivation, compared with last year. As per the statistics released by the Union Ministry of Agriculture, the ...
Two missions on climate change ready for implementation, says Shyam Saran
KOLKATA: Two of the eight missions in the National Action Plan on Climate Change were ready for implementation through the cabinet-level decisions regulatory mechanisms and even through legislation if necessary, said Shyam Saran, the special ...
Campaign to mobilise public opinion
NEW DELHI: With just 100 days to go to the UN climate change talks in Copenhagen, where the world leaders have committed to agreeing on a historic treaty to tackle climate change, the Global Campaign for Climate Action (GCCA) on Friday ...
Steep hike in property tax for hostels, mansions
CHENNAI: Hostels, mansions, lodges and serviced apartments will soon have to pay more property tax with the Chennai Corporation council on Friday passing a resolution to reclassify them as “Tenant Commercial.” At present, ...
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