India

  • 2G: A Raja sent to Tihar jail
    New Delhi, February 17 (Agencies): Former Telecom Minister A Raja, arrested for his alleged role in 2G Spectrum allocation scam, was sent to Tihar Jail by a Delhi court today under 14-days’ judicial custo
  • PM’s charge on Gujarat biggest joke in 2011: Narendra Modi
    Gandhinagar, February 17 (Agencies): Reacting a day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s allegations that the BJP had scuttled reforms because action was being taken day against a Gujarat minister (read
  • India asks Sri Lanka to release 136 fishermen
    New Delhi, February 17 (PTI): India on Thursday conveyed its “deep concern” over the detention of 136 Indian fishermen in Jaffna and asked the Sri Lankan government to take “necessary” s
  • Controversial Antrix-Devas deal terminated
    NEW Delhi, February 17 (Agencies): The government Thursday scrapped the controversial deal between Antrix, the commercial arm of Indian space agency ISRO, and private firm Devas on the allocation of space spect
  • China opposes India’s call for quick UNSC reforms
    Beijing, February 17 (Agencies): Amid a call by G-4 countries comprising India, Brazil, Germany and Japan for a quick UNSC reform, the state-run Chinese media has said that any attempt to rush through “pr
  • ‘Eco reform will spell doom for people’
    New Delhi, February 17 (PTI): The CPI(M) on Thursday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s intention of undertaking major economic reform measures in the near future will “spell doom” for the p
  • Entrepreneurship prog in food processing concludes
    Dimapur, February 17 (MExN): Farmers in Nagaland produces variety of fruits and vegetables but due to pitiable transportation and storage facility and poor marketing network, about 40 percent of the produce is
  • Budget to give clearer picture on eco reforms: PM
    NEW Delhi, February 16 (PTI): Under attack for high food prices and slow reforms, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the UPA has not given up its economic agenda and promised clear measures in the upcomin
  • Financial inclusion initiative to bring rural masses under banking system by SBI
    Dimapur, February 16 (MExN): With a view to engaging Village Development Boards (VDBs) as Business Correspondent (BC), a meeting with selected 25 VDB Secretaries of various villages covering all districts of Na
  • Never felt like resigning, I have a job to do: PM
    New Delhi, February 16 (PTI):  Admitting that “some compromises” have to be made in managing a coalition, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday declared that his government will bring the
  • India-US Strategic Dialogue on April 6
    Washington, February 16 (Agencies): India and the US would hold the second round of their Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi on April 6 during which Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would lead the American side,
  • ‘Progress in talks if Pak addresses 26/11 concern’
    New Delhi, February 16 (PTI): As it prepares to resume dialogue with Pakistan, India on Wednesday said any “meaningful progress” in the process can take place only if Islamabad takes concrete steps
  • Boy dies trying to save sister from molesters
    Kolkata, february 16 (Agencies):  Kolkata Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today visited the family of Rajib Das in Barasat, who died on Tuesday after being  stabbed by a group of miscreants whe
  • Govt has 90 ways to tap your phone
    Mumbai, February 16 (Agencies): Irrespective of the Supreme Court saying that eavesdropping violates right to life and privacy,he government has bought 90 systems so far enabling intelligence agents to track, h
  • Pranab meets Sushma and Jaitley in a bid to break JPC logjam
    New Delhi, February 16 (Agencies): After the clearest signal from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on JPC formation to probe 2G spectrum scam, government on Wednesday made a fresh bid to end deadlock in Parliament
  • SC takes just 90 minutes to decide Surender’s fate
    New Delhi, February 15 (pti): The Supreme Court on Tuesday took just 90 minutes to seal the fate of Surinder Koli by confirming his death sentence in a case of Nithari serial rape-cum-killing episode, which per
  • Advani calls PM ‘weak’, Cong hits back
    New Delhi, February 15 (Agencies): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress are involved in a war of words over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and various cases of corruption. The first salvo was fired by s
  • Opposition Cong keeps rotten dal plates on Orissa Speaker’s podium
    Bhubaneswar, February 15 (PTI): As the Opposition continued the uproar and raised slogans, Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat adjourned the House twice. When the House met for the day, pandemonium broke out with the Cha
  • India becoming surrogate pregnancy hub
    NEW DELHI, february 15 (Agencies): Surrogate pregnancy, an assisted reproductive technique (ART) in which a woman carries in her womb the baby of another woman, has seen a spurt in India. Due to the healthier l
  • Now BJP wants JPC on all scams
    Kolkata, February 15 (PTI): Scenting success on Opposition clamour for a Joint Parliamentary Committee, the BJP on Tuesday upped the ante demanding that the JPC should also probe CWG and the Adarsh Housing scam