• Cracks in UPA: NCP calls Rahul arrogant for price rise
    New Delhi, January 12 (Agencies): The Nationalist Congress Party, a major constituent of the UPA, today hit out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for blaming coalition compulsions for price rise, saying his state
  • ‘Sibal’s remarks on CAG report improper’
    New Delhi, January 12 (PTI): Hitting out at Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal, Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday said his “improper” remarks against the Comptroller and Audi
  • Army Chief VK Singh appears before PAC
    NEW Delhi, January 12 (PTI): In a first instance of its kind, Army Chief V. K. Singh on Wednesday appeared before Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in connection with alleged irregularities in
  • NATION Briefs
    Buddhadeb-Chidambaram meeting between Jan 17-19 Kolkata, January 12 (Agencies): The long-awaited meeting between Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee in
  • Winds of change in Kashmir as ‘stone-pelting’ youth eye police job
    An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard as a Kashmiri youth, whose face covered with a scarf, waits to submit his documents during a police recruitment rally in Srinagar, January 12. Anti-India sentiment ru
  • SBI & Airtel form joint venture
    New Delhi, January 12 (Agencies): India’s largest public sector bank State Bank of India (SBI) Wednesday entered into a joint venture with telecom giant Bharti Airtel to deliver banking services to those
  • GM to launch 6 new cars in 2 yrs
    Ahmedabad, January 12 (PTI): General Motors India today said it will launch six new cars in India in the next two years, while also stating that it will invest $ 100 million (about Rs. 450 crore) to increase pr
  • ‘Tuk Tuk meter’ app to calculate auto fares launched
    Kochi, January 12 (PTI): Kerala-based based MindHelix Technologies, today launched ‘Tuk Tuk meter’, claimed to be India’s first GPS based multi-platform Auto fare calculator that runs through
  • IndiGo orders 180 airplanes; sets a record in commercial aviation history
    MUMBAI, January 12 (Agencies): Low-cost carrier IndiGo has placed firm orders for 180 Airbus 320 aircraft at an estimated cost of $ 15.6 billion. The order is the single largest for jets, in terms of volume, to
  • Ratan Tata slams goverment’s stand on leakage of Radia tapes
    New Delhi, January 11 (PTI): Tata group chairman Ratan Tatahas criticised in the Supreme Court the government’’s”lackadaisical attitude” on the leakage of his tappedtelephonic conversati
  • PM-led meeting on price rise ends inconclusively
    PM Manmohan Singh during a high level meeting on food inflation in New Delhi on Tuesday.  NEW Delhi, January 11 (Agencies): A high level meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss ways to
  • Indians growing richer and less healthy: Study
    NEW Delhi, January 11 (AFP): Indians are growing richer, but they are also adopting unhealthy lifestyles that could take years off their lives and threaten economic growth, a major study said Tuesday. In a wide
  • Indian-American charged in US’ biggest insider trading case
    Washington, January 11 (PTI): An Indian-American is among four persons charged by US authorities as part of a wide-ranging investigation involving the multi-billion-dollar Galleon Group hedge fund scam, the big
  • NABARD ties up with Reuters for providing market information to farmers
    Madurai, January 11 (Agencies): The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has entered into a tie-up with the international news agency Thompson Reuters’ Indian subsidiary to provide
  • Barack Obama says nation is grieving
    Washington, DC, January 11 (PTI): US President Barack Obama has said that the nation is grieving and in shock after the Saturday's shootout incident that critically injured Democrat Congresswoman Gabrielle Giff
  • Too soon to share Samjhauta details with Pak: India
    New Delhi, January 11 (agencies): Days after Pakistan sought an update on the probe into the Samjhauta Express bombing, the government today ruled out sharing information at this stage saying it was “too
  • Jagan stages show of strength, taunts Cong
    Former Congress party lawmaker Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy sits in the backdrop of a portrait of his father YSR Reddy during a day-long fast to protest against alleged injustice to farmers from Andhra Pradesh state,
  • Terror threats to embassy in Kabul are real: Krishna
    New Delhi, January 11 (Agencies): India Tuesday said terror threats to its embassy in Kabul were real and the “grim possibilities” have been confirmed by its own intelligence inputs and those from A
  • Hindu “terror” vs corruption splits politics
    New Delhi, January 11 (Reuters): A growing scandal over Hindu militants linked to bombings in India has highlighted how the ruling Congress party and the main opposition are increasingly exchanging bitter barbs
  • PM leading the most corrupt government in Indian history: Jaitley
    NEW Delhi, January 11 (PTI): Taking the attack on the ruling dispensation a notch further, the BJP today accused the Prime Minister of leading the “most corrupt” government in the country’s hi