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  • Modi’s statement not to be divulged, Teesta’s conduct deplored

    The Supreme Court  asked the Special Investigation Team (SIT) not to make public Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s statement in connection with post-Godhra riots and disapproved the conduct of activist Teesta Setalvad in contacting a prosecutor in one of the cases. “We direct the SIT not to divulge any information collected during the course of […]

    FAC meet to discuss recommendation of Saxena panel on Vedanta

    The Environment Ministry’s Forest Advisory Committee will meet on Friday to discuss recommendations of the N C Saxena panel report seeking ban on mining projects of UK-based Vedanta Resources in Niyamgiri Hills in Orissa citing violation of norms. Based on the FAC’s decisions, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh will subsequently take a call on the fate […]

    SCs/STs who migrate cannot claim reservation in Delhi: CAT

    Reserved category candidates belonging to other states cannot claim reservation as a matter of right in jobs in Delhi, the Central Administrative Tribunal has held. “The migrant SCs/STs do not have a right to enjoy reservation in the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD),” the Tribunal bench comprising Members S Raju and V […]

    Omar sets up committee to identify land for township

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday constituted a committee to identify suitable land in the periphery of the city for developing a modern township. The committee, headed by J&K principal secretary, has been asked to undertake this task within 15 days, an official spokesman said. Reviewing the on-going mega projects at a […]

    Dialogue key to ending cycle violence in Kashmir: Sonia

    Concerned over the situation in Kashmir, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday favoured reaching out to the people in Kashmir, saying dialogue and mutual understanding were the key to ending the cycle of violence. “Dialogue and mutual understanding are the key to ending the cycle of violence and tragic killings,” Gandhi said. Gandhi said there […]

    Those guilty of corruption in Games not to be spared: Sonia

    With allegations of corruption plaguing the Commonwealth Games, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said those found guilty will be punished after the event. Terming the Commonwealth Games as a matter of national pride, she said the Games were not related to any political party or individual. “It was a matter of national pride and […]

    18 children killed as roof of school collapses

    At least 18 children were buried alive and six others injured on Wednesday when the roof of a primary school collapsed following heavy rains in Kapkot area of Uttarakhand’s Bageshwar district. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank said the search and rescue teams have recovered the bodies of 18 children from the debris so far […]

    Mamata welcomes Kishenji’s offer

    Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday welcomed Maoist leader Kishenji’s ceasefire offer and said all problems should be solved by diplomatic process. “In a democratic set up we are for amicable and peaceful solution. I have heard the Independence speeches of the President and the Prime Minister. They also spoke in […]

    HC refuses to direct PM to decide on a complaint against Raja

    The Delhi High Court   refused to direct the Prime Minister to take a decision on a complaint seeking his sanction to prosecute Telecom Minister A Raja for his alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. The court dismissed the plea of Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy seeking its direction to the Prime Minister […]

    Planning Commission needs to transform itself: Kamal Nath

    In continuing acrimony between the Planning Commission and his Ministry, Road Transport Minister Kamal Nath had hit out again at the Plan panel, saying it needs to change structurally. “Just like IMF, which has to transform itself, the Planning Commission should transform itself… It is a structural issue,” Nath said at a function on Tuesday […]