• Mizoram
    Oct 17, 2013 01:54 IST

    Parties urged not to use insurgents

    A conglomerate of 14 major churches in Mizoram appealed to all political parties to not use insurgents and armed groups in influencing voters in the forthcoming assembly polls.

  • Telangana
    Oct 15, 2013 00:45 ISTin focus

    Telangana could mean dry days for Andhra farmers

    Chirala Bheema Rao, a farmer from Guntur district of coastal Andhra, fears the worst post-statehood for Telangana.

  • Oct 24, 2007 20:12 IST

    Relief for Todi, SC drops murder from Rizwan case

    In a relief to Ashok Kumar Todi, owner of the Rs 200-crore hosiery brand Lux Cozi, the Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside a Calcutta high court order directing the CBI to probe teacher Rizwanur Rahman’s death as a murder case.

  • Jun 01, 2008 22:18 IST

    Oil-for-food scam: SC dismisses Natwar’s plea

    Former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh is planning a book on the infamous oil-for-food scam, in which his alleged involvement led to his ouster from the government.

  • 15
    Sep 29, 2009 12:59 IST

    India needs nuclear energy to overcome power shortage: Pranab

    Making a strong case for a major nuclear power programme with a long-term vision, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said India needs to give a major thrust to nuclear energy to overcome power shortage and fuel economic growth.

  • Sep 29, 2009 18:22 IST

    Bofors never stood test of law, says Congress

    The Congress party today said the Bofors payoff case had never stood the test of law, hours after the central government told the Supreme Court about its decision to stop prosecution against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi for his alleged involvement in the case.

  • Sep 29, 2009 18:28 IST

    CPM trying to "misinterpret" facts on ASEAN pact: Ramachandran

    The decision of the ruling CPI-M in Kerala to form a "human chain" across the state on October 2 against the ASEAN trade pact was aimed at misinterpreting facts relating to the agreement, Minister of state for home affairs Mullapally Ramachandran said in Kozhikode on Tuesday.

  • Sep 29, 2009 18:31 IST

    Government staff to get enhanced DA

    Employees of the Puducherry government have been sanctioned five per cent enhanced Dearness Allowance.

  • Air-India
    Sep 29, 2009 18:46 ISTCARROT AND STICK:

    Start work at once, no pay cuts yet: Govt to Air India pilots

    The striking Air India pilots must return to work by midnight or face action, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said on Tuesday. But he added the proposed pay cuts that had provoked the strike were also being put on hold till discussions had been held with the pilots. AI pilots: pampered or persecuted

  • Sep 29, 2009 23:31 IST

    Cong tries, fails to make Amravati rebel withdraw

    The Congress efforts to persuade party rebel Sunil Deshmukh to withdraw his candidature from Amravati constituency in Maharashtra in favour of President Pratibha Patil’s son Rajendra Shekhawat have failed.

  • Sep 29, 2009 23:47 IST

    Shopian victim was a virgin: Doc report

    Asiya Jan, one of the two women who were allegedly raped and murdered in Shopian in May this year, actually died a virgin.

  • Sep 30, 2009 19:06 ISTHouse of horror

    Man charged with illegal confinement, held

    A 60-year-old man, who had allegedly locked up his wife and three daughters in a room for seven years fearing they would be raped if they ventured out, has been arrested.

  • Sep 30, 2009 23:25 IST

    Cabinet to take up lottery issue

    The Cabinet on Thursday is expected to consider a proposal of the Home Ministry to withdraw the Lotteries Prohibition Bill, 1999, which was introduced in the Rajya Sabha by the then NDA government in 1999 but never passed by Parliament.

  • Oct 01, 2009 00:15 IST

    A river runs through it

    Bandra (East), with its varied electorate, is like a microcosm of Mumbai. The Mithi river clean-up is a major issue in Kala Nagar, reports Sai Raje.

  • Oct 01, 2009 00:20 IST

    It’s posh, but it has its problems

    Malvika Gadekar (23) feels lucky to stay in Khar. The most “happening places” — nightclubs, cafés, restaurants and the Linking Road shopping hub — are just 10 minutes away from her home on 17th Road.