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India

  • 2G scam:CBI to oppose bail for executives in Supreme Court

    New Delhi, Oct 30 (): CBI on Monday will oppose the bail applications of executives of the corporate bodies involved in the 2G scam. Earlier, CBI on October 24 did not oppose the bail pleas of DMK MP Kanimozhi, Kalaignar TV MD Sharad Kumar, directors of Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables Asif Balwa, Rajiv Agarwal and…

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  • Team Anna meets in Hazare’s house

    Mumbai, Oct 30 () : Kejriwal, Bhushan and Kiran Bedi of Team Anna called on Anna Hazare at his house in Ralegan Siddhi near Mumbai. The three members who are mired in controversies briefed Anna about the discussions that took place in his absence at Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. The core team had yesterday decided…

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  • Jayalalithaa announces Deputy Mayor candidates

    Chennai, Oct 28 (): In a bid from Independents making a bid, AIADMK Supremo Jayalalithaa said Benjamin who was elected from 145 Ward of Chennai Corporation has been nominated for the Deputy Mayor post. Dharmalingam representing 45 Ward of Vellore Corporation is the candidate for Deputy Mayor Post. In Salem, M Nadesan representing 50 Ward would contest…

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  • Team Anna intact

    New Delhi, Oct 29 (): Without Anna Hazare the team that met decided that core commitee would remain intact and might be expanded. It met under a cloud that members under allegations from UPA and Government agencies might resign. With two key members Patkar and Kumar Vishwas demanding “overhaul” of the Core Committee, journalist Raju…

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  • Hearing on Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts plea adjourned

    Chennai, Oct 28 ():  The Madras High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on the petitions by three death row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case seeking commutation of capital punishment. The hearing was adjourned till Nov 29. On August 30, the court had stayed for eight weeks the execution of  Murugan, Santhan and…

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  • Kashmir shuts down on Hurriyat call

    Srinagar, Oct 27 (): Kashmir valley totally shut down after the Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani had called for a general strike to protest against landing of army in Kashmir on October 27, 1947. The conference claimed that all over the world and in Pakistan too, the day was marked by protest…

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  • Sonia Gandhi plotting against Manmohan Singh -Swamy

    Kochi, Oct 27 (): Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy says that Sonia Gandhi is plotting against Manmohan Singh by implicating him in the 2G scam thereby to bring in Rahul Gandhi to occupy the Prime Minister’s chair. He further said that he would see to it that Chidambaram was probed by CBI since he has all documents…

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  • Anna Hazare : Real Diwali only after Lokpal bill is passed

    Mumbai, Oct 26 (): Anna Hazare who is on a ‘maun vrat’ (vow of silence), thanked the people for their part in the battle for the Jan Lokpal bill. He led his village Ralegan Siddhi in lighting 10,000 diyas to herald the festival of lights but cautioned that the “real Diwali” would be when the Jan…

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  • China invites Narendra Modi

    Ahmedabad, Oct25 ():  Chinese Vice Minister Al Ping has extended an invitation to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to visit his country and look forward to signing deals to boost the economic development. Meanwhile the Gujarat Government kick started Diwali by implementing ban on the cow slaughter and sale of beef. “In view of Gujarat’s…

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  • Manmohan Singh did not push N-deal : Rice

    New Delhi, Oct 26 (): Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in her book ‘No Higher Honor’ claims that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was not the champion of the Indo-US nuclear deal, as is made out to be, and adds that Manmohan Singh had been skeptical of the nuclear deal in the run-up to the…

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