• 95% of farmer households in NE sans banking
    Executive Director of the RBI, DK Mohanty addressing the gathering at the ‘Financial Outreach’ camp held on Wednesday, March 23 in at Chumukedima village. DIMAPUR, MARCH 23 (MExN): The Reserve
  • Cash vote: PM takes swipe at Sushma, Advani
    File photo: PM Manmohan Singh and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj during a function at the Parliament House. New Delhi, March 23 (Agencies): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh refused to
  • Dishonour to Sikhs a national insult: Govt
    New Delhi, March 23 (PTI): India on Wednesday said dishonour to the Sikhs is a national insult and the government takes serious note of the incident in which golfer Jeev Milkha Singh’s coach Amritinder Si
  • No question of arresting or harassing Mamata: Buddhadeb
    Kolkata, March 23 (Agencies): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today ruled out the arrest or harassment of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjeee before the upcoming Assembly elections in c
  • Committee to inquire into alleged police rampage
    “We harvest only one crop a year in January and that feeds us for the whole year,” said Kowasi Joga, who says his granary held about 70 quintals of grain. “Everything is burnt, what will I eat
  • DMK minister’s assets rose 780 times in 5 yrs
    CHENNAI, March 23 (Agencies): In five years of DMK rule, a state minister has multiplied his assets 780 times. At least that’s what the official figures show. Tamil Nadu food minister EV Velu, contesting
  • Mary Kay helping people through community services
    New Delhi, March 23 (AGENCIES): Thousands of Mary Kay family members in more than 35 countries helped their fellow neighbors by volunteering more than 430,510 hours of community service or more than 49 years of
  • Car-makers face challenges from Japan crisis, rate hikes
    Mumbai, March 23 (PTI): Faced with surging raw material costs, Indian car-makers now face three additional serious challenges, including a shortage of key components, which could impact their performance this y
  • Govt withdraws unhealthy misery tax
    New Delhi, March 22 (Agencies): There is some relief for the common man as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday announced in Parliament the withdrawal of the newly levied service tax on healthcare. R
  • Cyber crooks offer refund on online tax refund: report
    NEW Delhi, March 22 (PTI): Cyber crooks are on the prowl this financial year closing and are using phishing attacks and hoax-alerts to gain access to account details of individuals who have filed their Income T
  • Controversy over another Tata Telecom deal
    New Delhi,  March 22 (Agencies): Telecom deals continue to haunt governments, past and present. The 2G spectrum scam, which led DMK leader and former Telecom Minister A Raja to jail, has embarrassed the go
  • Uproar in Parliament over WikiLeaks exposé
    New Delhi, March 22 (PTI): The BJP and the Congress created pandemonium in Parliament today over WikiLeaks expose and alleged irregularities in VSNL disinvestment during NDA regime but in the din, the governmen
  • Bhopal tragedy: CBI moves Delhi court for Warren Anderson’s extradition
    NEW Delhi, March 22 (PTI): The CBI today moved a Delhi court to obtain a Letter Rogatory to the US authorities for extradition of former Union Carbide Corporation Chairman Warren Anderson to stand trial for his
  • No external powers should interfere in Libya affairs: India
    New Delhi, March 22 (Agencies): Members of the Lok Sabha on Tuesday made a strong pitch for a unanimous resolution in the House condemning air strikes on Libya by the allied forces while the government said it
  • Info on corruption can’t be withheld under RTI Act: CIC
    New Delhi, March 22 (Agencies): Information on allegations of corruption is not excluded from disclosure under the Right to Information Act, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has held. The information co
  • Five-year-old Indian boy becomes millionaire
    DUBAI, March 22 (PTI): A five-year-old Indian boy has become a millionaire overnight after winning a lottery at a national bond draw here. Ebrahim Fahimuddin Shaikh became the second millionaire in the year whe
  • Unaware of pending case against Thomas: Chavan
    Mumbai, March 22 (Agencies): Maharastra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday told Assembly that he as a union Minister of state for Personnel and Training was not aware of any negative vigilance report o
  • Nation Building: GenNext assisting MPs in policy making
    NEW Delhi, March 21 (Agencies): Uthara Ganesh, 22, always thought being an MP in India was all about making speeches and winning electoral battles. Until she decided to work with one. Her mindset underwent a st
  • WikiLeaks expose set to rock Parliament
    NEW Delhi, March 21 (PTI): The cash-for-vote scam is expected to cast its shadow on Parliament on Tuesday with the BJP planning to move a privilege motion against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for allegedly mis
  • Six little-known email tricks for greater productivity
    Mumbai, March 21 (Agencies): For most of us, attending to e-mail is not just an optional part of our daily routine. It’s a requirement - and sometimes not a pleasant one. That’s why it makes sense t