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  • CBI to question CWG OC Suresh Kalmadi today

    Embattled Commonwealth Games OC chief Suresh Kalmadi will appear before CBI on Wednesday for questioning in connection with its probe into alleged financial irregularities in the conduct of the sports event, a fortnight after raids at his office and residences. Official sources said Tuesday Kalmadi has been asked to come to the CBI office for […]

    Mamata meets PM over Rail Budget

    Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and is understood to have discussed issues related to Rail Budget for which she wants adequate support from the Finance Ministry. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who was present at the meeting, said it was a pre-budget interaction with the Prime Minister and nothing more should […]

    Govt hopeful of reaching peace agreements with most North-East insurgent groups

    The Centre on Tuesday expressed the hope that agreements will be reached with many of the insurgent groups in the North-East this year to bring them into the mainstream of politics. In his first press conference in the New Year, the Home Minister P. Chidambaram said that most insurgent groups are in talks with the […]

    FIR registered against Citibank CEO Vikram Pandit and 10 others

    The Gurgaon Police on Tuesday registered an FIR naming Indian-born global CEO of the bank Vikram Pandit and 10 other officials in the 300-crore rupee Citibank fraud case. The fraud at the bank’s Gurgaon branch, involving diversion of depositors money into the stock market, was uncovered last week. Besides Pandit, the FIR filed by a […]

    Those who find Binayak Sen ruling unsatisfactory can go for appeal: Chidambaram

    Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has expressed surprise over the statement made by wife of jailed rights activist Binayak Sen that she did not feel safe in the country and said “those who respect law must also respect the processes of law.” Answering questions about the judgement sentencing Sen to life imprisonment on sedition charges, […]

    SC favours larger bench’s hearing on quota to Dalit Christians

    The Supreme Court has termed as “sensitive” and “important” the issue of granting Scheduled Caste status to Dalit Christians for extending benefits of reservation to them and said it might refer the matter for examination by a larger bench, if required. The apex court on Tuesday said it would also examine the meaning of ‘caste’ […]

    Govt confident all parties will participate in Telangana meet

    Although TRS and BJP have announced boycott of the meeting on Telangana, the govt has said it was confident that all eight political parties of Andhra Pradesh will take part in the 6th Jan deliberations. “We have invited eight parties for the meeting and I am confident that all the eight parties will attend it,” […]

    Centre directs MCI to withdraw notification on entrance tests

    The Centre has directed the Medical Council of India to withdraw with immediate effect, its notification making entrance tests the sole qualification for admission to graduate and post-graduate courses in all medical colleges from 2011-12. The Health Ministry, in a 3rd January letter to the Chairman, Board of Governors of MCI, said the notifications have […]

    Indefinite curfew along Assam-M’laya border, addl force sought

    Indefinite curfew remained in force in certain ethnic violence-hit pockets along Assam border, prompting the Meghalaya govt to seek an additional 500 paramilitary force personnel to tackle the situation. Indefinite curfew was clamped in Mendipathar, Salpara, Adokgre, Horinkata, Bajengdoba, Nalbari and Manikganj areas in the state on Monday night after several cases of arson and […]

    “I am satisfied with the result”: Yeddyurappa

    Karnataka CM B S Yeddyurappa has expressed satisfaction at the ruling BJP’s showing in the zilla panchayats polls and said the results are beyond the party’s expectations. “The results of Zilla and Taluk Panchayat elections have vindicated people’s support to our government’s development programmes. They have given a befitting reply to the baseless allegations of […]