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  • Traffic in Telangana region at standstill following Rasta Roko demonstrations

    In Andhra Pradesh, traffic on several high ways in Telangana region has come to a stand still today following Rasta Roko demonstrations held by agitators in support of statehood for Telangana. The Telangana Rastra Samithi has given a call for Rasta Roko while the Telangana political Joint Action Committee and several other students, trade unions, […]

    Kerala HC directs govt to file report on stampede

    The Kerala High Court today directed the State Police, Forest and Devaswom Departments to file report on Friday’s Uppupara stampede incident which claimed 102 lives. A Division Bench comprising Justice Thottathil B. Radhrakrishnan and Justice P.S. Gopinathan directed that the report be filed in the court before Thursday. The court observed that the earlier directives […]

    Frontier shootout issue to dominate B’desh-India talks

    The border shootouts will dominate Bangladesh-India talks as the top Home Ministry officials from the two countries are set to meet in Dhaka for a two-day session this week. “There will be many issues on the table, but our main focus will be the non-stop killing of Bangladeshi citizens around the borders,” Home Secretary Abdus […]

    Diplomat transferred from London after assaulting wife

    Senior London-based diplomat Anil Verma, accused of assaulting his wife, has been transferred back home. Sources said Mr Verma has been transferred to Delhi with immediate effect and may face action which will be based on the findings of the probe into the allegations of assault against him. Mr Verma, a 1986-batch IAS officer of […]

    Govt proposes penalty of up to Rupee 2 crore on unlawful phone tapping

    The Government has proposed a penalty of up to two crore rupees on unlawful phone tapping. The present amount is just 500 rupees. In a communication to the Prime Minister’s Office, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has proposed the imposition of a penalty between one lakh and two crore rupees for breaches under different sections […]

    Attempt to bring perpetrators of 26/11 has not moved an inch in Pak: Pillai

    India today said attempt to bring the guilty in Mumbai attacks to justice has not moved an inch in Pakistan. Home Secretary G K Pillai said in New Delhi that no real investigation has taken place in Pakistan and the prosecution attempt in that country to bring the 26/11 guilty to justice has not made […]

    Maoists torch CPI (M) party office, bomb building

    In West Bengal, suspected Maoists torched a CPI(M) party office and bombed a building housing a self-help group in West Midnapore district last night. According to police, a group of suspected Maoists attacked the CPI(M) party office and set it ablaze at Dibibaksol under Jhargram police limit. Nobody was injured. The rebels also razed down […]

    India to share Samjhauta info with Pak once probe is completed

    Government Sunday said it will share information with Pakistan on the investigation into the Samjhauta train blast once the probe is completed. Home Secretary Gopal K Pillai said New Delhi understands the concerns of Islamabad as several Pakistani citizens were killed in Samjhauta blast but investigation has not been completed yet. “Now the investigation is […]

    Icy winds leave Delhiites shivering

    The sun shone bright in the national capital on Monday but icy winds blowing at a velocity of 16 km per hour along with a dip in mercury levels made it a chilly day. Delhi was back in the grip of the winter chill after a brief spell of warm weather as the temperatures during […]

    Discussion to precede formulation of New Telecom Policy 2011

    The Telecom Ministry plans to constitute separate groups to carry out discussions with various stakeholders in the run-up to formulation of the New Telecom Policy-2011. Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Telecom Secretary R Chandrasekhar has said, the ministry has initiated preliminary discussions on the new policy. He said, the government is in the process […]