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Manmohan Singh is busy as always, but not writing memoirs yet: Report

India December 21, 2014 at 11:07 am 0 comments

New Delhi: He has just completed 200 days out of office, but former prime minister Manmohan Singh keeps himself perhaps as busy when in power, attending parliament for half a day daily, meeting people and attending party meetings. And he hasn`t yet decided on writing his memoirs as yet. No,Read More

Regrouped Janata Parivar parties to stage demo against government

India December 21, 2014 at 11:07 am 0 comments

New Delhi: In a precursor to their grand merger plan, six political constituents of the erstwhile Janata Parivar will share a common platform on Monday to corner the Narendra Modi government over various issues including its “failure” to fulfil election promises. Sources said that while the grand merger of theRead More

CBI to soon file final report in Srinagar Defence land scam

India December 21, 2014 at 11:07 am 0 comments

New Delhi: CBI will soon file its final report in the alleged irregularities in the sale of land near the high-security Srinagar airport worth crores of rupees by the then Defence Estate Officer Ajay Chowdhury and others. CBI sources said here the agency has almost completed its investigation in theRead More

Conversion row: If force is being used, state government should take action, says Venkaiah Naidu

India December 21, 2014 at 11:06 am 0 comments

New Delhi, Putting the onus on Opposition for stalling the Rajya Sabha on conversion issue, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that such tactics are not in the interest of people. While appealing the Opposition parties to allow the Rajya Sabha to function, Naidu said, “Opposition canRead More

India to have New York’s Grand Central like top rail stations

India December 21, 2014 at 11:06 am 0 comments

New Delhi: India by 2017 will have five or six top-class railway stations on the pattern of monumental Grand Central Terminal, New York, or famed Gare d’Austerlitz terminus in Paris, a top Railway Board official has said. “We should be seeing something great coming up at five or six placesRead More

Foggy Sunday in Delhi, 48 trains delayed

India December 21, 2014 at 11:06 am 0 comments

New Delhi, It was chilly and foggy Sunday morning in Delhi, that led to 48 trains being delayed due to poor visibility. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead with thick fog in the evening. The minimum temperature was 6.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season`s average.Read More

SC helped in fair election in the country: Quraishi

India December 21, 2014 at 11:05 am 0 comments

Kolkata: Election Commission of India should be grateful to the Supreme Court for helping it conducting a fair election throughout the country, former Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi said today. “We should be grateful to the Supreme Court. I have often said it and also written in the bookRead More

Memorials of Shivaji and Sardar Patel will be grand: Fadnavis

India December 21, 2014 at 11:05 am 0 comments

Bhopal: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said both the proposed memorials- that of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the Arabian sea off Mumbai and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s in Gujarat will be gigantic. Talking to reporters in reply to a query about how different Shivaji Maharaj’s memorial will be from SardarRead More

All steps taken to secure porous borders: Rao Inderjit

India December 21, 2014 at 11:04 am 0 comments

Kolkata: The central government has taken all steps to secure India`s porous borders and contain infiltration, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh said here Saturday. “All steps needed to secure our borders to prevent its porosity have been and will be taken by the government. There are peopleRead More

SC extends Jayalalithaa’s bail

SC extends Jayalalithaa’s bail

India December 18, 2014 at 7:55 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the bail of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa by another four months as it asked the Karnataka high court to decide on her appeal challenging her conviction in disproportionate assets case within three months. Noting that Jayalalithaa had complied withRead More