India

  • ‘PC had no role in 2G scam’
    New Delhi, July 8 (PTI): Coming to the defence of Home Minister P. Chidambaram, the government on Friday insisted that the former Finance Minister had “no role anywhere” in the 2G spectrum allocatio
  • Mumbai, Delhi amongst 5 cheapest places in world
    NEW Delhi, july 8 (PTI): Government may be finding it difficult to battle soaring inflation in the country, but a global survey has found two key Indian cities -- Mumbai and New Delhi -- to be amongst the five
  • Rahul Gandhi a casteist, didn’t eat food offered by Dalits: BSP
    LUCKNOW, july 8 (Agencies): The BSP has accused Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi of being a casteist. The party claimed that Rahul stayed at a house of a person belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) in Marod
  • Hillary Clinton to visit India, nuclear waiver tops agenda
    New Delhi, july 8 (Agencies): Amid anxieties about new guidelines of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), India will press the US for the transfer of sensitive technologies to enable full civilian cooperation whe
  • Exit Maran; Lalu Prasad lobbies for Cabinet berth
    New Delhi, july 8 (Agencies): Lalu Prasad Yadav looks for a dramatic return to the Union Cabinet as the ministerial reshuffle following Dayanidhi Maran’s exit could take place in the next couple of days.
  • ‘There is inflationary pressure in the economy’
    NEW Delhi, July 7 (PTI): Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said there is inflationary pressure in the economy, even as inflation in the food segment declined marginally. “There is inflationary
  • 38 killed, 31 injured as train rams into bus
    KANPUR, july 7 (agencies): At least 38 people were killed and 31 injured when a train collided with a bus at an unmanned railway crossing in Kanshiramnagar during the wee hours of Thursday. According to reports
  • Uttar Pradesh is run by ‘dalals’: Rahul
    Kirpalpur, July 7 (PTI): Firing a fresh salvo at the Mayawati Government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today said “dalals” were running Uttar Pradesh as people of the state are “divided“
  • Cash-for-vote scam: Supreme Court seeks report on probe
    New Delhi, July 7 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Delhi Police to place before it the status report on the probe conducted by it in the “cash-for-vote” scam during the trust vote f
  • ‘New green farming vital to end global hunger’
    GENEVA, July 6 (Reuters): A solid shift to green technologies in world farming is vital if endemic food crises are to be overcome and production boosted to support the global population, the United Nations said
  • Nokia slashes N8, E6, C7 prices
    HELSINKI, july 5 (Agencies): Nokia has cut prices of smartphones across its portfolio from early July in an attempt to slow the decline of its share in the higher-end of the cellphone market, 2 industry sources
  • Agriculture Ministry not pushing for export of foodgrains: Pawar
    New Delhi, July 5 (PTI): Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said his ministry is not pushing for foodgrains export in view of the proposed National Food Security Bill. His remarks comes days after Foo
  • Lord Vishnu’s royal servants guard his riches
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, July 5 (TNN): As Sree Padmanbha Swamy temple’s glittering gems are valued and tagged, it’s not just the diamonds that shine but also the royal family of the erstwhile princely st
  • Committed to “full civil nuke cooperation” with India: France
    New Delhi, July 5 (PTI): France on Tuesday said nothing in the existing and future Nuclear Supplier’s Group guidelines should be interpreted as detracting from the ‘clean’ exemption given to I
  • Black money: SC appoints SIT
    New Delhi, July 4 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Monday appointed a high-level Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by former apex court judge B.P. Jeevan Reddy to monitor the investigation and the steps being
  • Governmentt Inc alone matches India Inc’s top-ten in market wealth
    NEW Delhi, july 3 (PTI): Tatas and Ambanis may be known for being among the country’s wealthiest groups, but it takes as many as ten of them to match the stock market wealth of the conglomerate comprising
  • India recognises Scotch as whiskey produced only in Scotland
    NEW Delhi, July 3 (PTI): Scotch lovers in the country can now savour their drinks without the fear of sipping a fake one, with India agreeing to formally recognise ‘Scotch Whiskey’ as a product that
  • All party meet calls for a strong Lokpal Bill
    New Delhi, July 3 (Agencies): The all-party meeting on Lokpal Bill has begun at 7, Race Course Road, the Prime Minister’s residence. The meeting, convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh aims at evolving
  • 4 Telangana MLAs quit
    HYDERABAD, July 3 (Agencies): Four dissident Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislators from Telangana Sunday sent their resignations to the Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker even as both ruling Congress and the main o
  • Assets worth Rs. 77 Lakh seized at Sai Baba ashram
    PUTTAPARTHI, july 3 (Agencies): Skeletons continued to tumble out of Prashanti Nilayam with the Anantapur district authorities on Saturday seizing gold, silver, diamond ornaments worth Rs 76.89 lakh from Yajur