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  • SC stays trial against senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar

    In a reprieve for Sajjan Kumar, the Supreme Court stayed trial proceedings against the Congress leader facing murder and other charges in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. A bench of Justices P Sathasivam and B S Chauhan also issued notice to the CBI on Kumar’s appeal challenging his prosecution. The high court had […]

    Man killed in police firing in Kupwara

      A stone-pelting mob on Friday clashed with police which opened fire killing a man and injuring two others in Kupwara district. The incident happened in Trehgam when a group of protestors pelted stones at police personnel resulting in firing, police said. Police said Muddasar Ahmed, who was injured in the firing, was taken to […]

    President on three-day visit of Kerala from today

    President Pratibha Patil will be arriving Kottayam on Thursday on a three-day visit to Kerala during which she will participate in various programmes. She will be accompanied by a 42-member team including her family comprising husband Dr Devisingh Shekhavat, daughter Jyothi Rathode and other members. District Collector Mini Antony told reporters that 28 suites had […]

    N-bill headed for further delays

    The controversial nuclear liability bill is headed for further delay in view of lack of consensus in the Parliamentary panel which is examining it.  The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology was to submit its report to Parliament on Thursday but decided to defer it by a week as it failed to bridge the […]

    GOM clears inclusion of caste in census

    Decks were cleared for inclusion of caste in the census with a Group of Ministers on Wednesday approving the exercise to be undertaken from biometric stage, capping months of uncertainty over the issue that had divided many parties. The GoM, headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, met a few days after the deadline ended for […]

    Sopore of militants,Three policemen killed

    Srinagar: In a fresh militant attack three policemen were killed in Sopore by militants on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, on tuesday evening three youths were injured when J-K Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) open fire on the protestors in the Nowhatta area in the old city. The injured persons have been shifted to the […]

    PM urges for end to cycle of violence in JK; constitutes high-level empoly expert group

    Unveiling a fresh initiative to address the unrest in Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday urged the people there to “give peace a chance” and promised a sustained “internal and external” dialogue. In his first public comments on the recent trouble in the Valley that has resulted in the death of nearly 50 people, […]

    Action against officials responsible for rotting grains: Pawar

    Punitive action has been taken against officials responsible for instances of rotting of foodgrains at various FCI godowns, Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar informed the Rajya Sabha said on Tuesday. Replying to a Calling Attention notice on rotting of foodgrains at various FCI godowns, Pawar said foodgrains stock in the Central Pool has increased […]

    RS adjourns after clashes between Cong, BJP members

    Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 1200 noon on Tuesday following clashes between treasury benches and Opposition BJP which wanted suspension of Question Hour to discuss Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee’s alleged support to Maoists at her Lalgarh rally. When the House met for the day, Leader of Opposition Arun Jaitley said, “I have given a […]

    Mamata’s Lalgarh rally rocks Parliament

    Mamata Banerjee’s rally at Lalgarh rocked Parliament on Tuesday with an aggressive BJP and the Left joining hands to target the Trinamool Congress and seeking to embarrass the Centre over the Railway Minister’s alleged hobnobbing with Maoists. “Why is the Prime Minister silent? Will the Centre continue operations against Maoists after the Railway Minister’s statement […]