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  • ULFA chairman Rajkhowa granted bail, likely release tomorrow

    The banned ULFA ‘chairman’ Arabinda Rajkhowa was on Thursday granted bail and is likely to be released from jail on Friday, a year since his arrest after being nabbed by Bangladesh security agencies and handed over to Indian authorities. A designated TADA court in Guwahati granted relief to 54-year-old Rajkhowa in six TADA cases for […]

    EC contemplating amendments in People’s Representation Act

    Election Commission is contemplating amendments in the People’s Representation Act to deal effectively with the Paid News issue. In an exclusive interview to All India radio, the Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni hailed the Election Commission’s initiative in this direction. She said that a discussion in Parliament is necessary to discuss this controversial issue. […]

    PM not to open Eco Park in Chennai

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not inaugurate Tamil Nadu government’s ambitious Adyar Eco Park as scheduled during his visit in Chennai on Monday, as the Union Environment Ministry has not given its clearance for the project. “Since the Union Environment Ministry has not given its clearance to the proposal sent by the Tamil Nadu Coastal Zone Management Authority, the […]

    President Patil to arrive in Diu on a week-long visit tomorrow

    President Pratibha Patil would be arriving on Frdiay at the Union Territory of Diu for a week-long personal visit. She will arrive with her family on Friday morning and is expected to visit places like the Gangeshwar temple, Boating Club, Somnath temple, forts, churches and beaches, Daman & Diu administrator Satyagopal said. Security in the […]

    UP govt ban strikes in all medical institutions

    Uttar Pradesh government has invoked Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to ban strikes in all the medical institutions of the state for the next six months, officials said. “Keeping in mind the difficulties faced by patients due to the strikes by junior doctors and employees, the government has banned strikes in all medical institutions/ colleges […]

    Snowfall in Kashmir Valley shuts Jammu-Srinagar NH, schools

    Snowfall across the KashmirValley has forced closure of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and schools, which were kept open to compensate for the loss in studies suffered by students during the summer unrest. “The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed for traffic due to snowfall in the Valley,” Coordinator in the Natural Disaster Management Cell Aamir Ali said. He said more than […]

    Srikrishna Committee submits report on Telangana

    The 5-member Justice Srikrishna Committee has submitted its report on the separate Telangana state demand to Home Minister P Chidambaram, who said government will consult all political parties before taking an “appropriate” decision on the issue. The two-volume report, prepared by the Committee after extensive discussions with political parties and other organisations in the state […]

    Chidambaram invites Bhattacharjee to discuss situation in WB

    A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee slammed Home Minister P Chidambaram’s assessment of the law and order situation in the state as “far from an impartial overview”, the latter invited him for a meet in Delhi. Chidambaram dispatched two letters on Thursday addressing Bhattacharjee, as a reply to the Chief Minister’s December 28 […]

    Andhra gets maximum share in Krishna water dispute

    Making a final decision on dividing the surplus water of River Krishna, the Krishna Water Dispute Tribunal allocated the maximum share of water to Andhra Pradesh while also enhancing the share of Karnataka and Maharashtra. Now, Andhra Pradesh will get 1,001 TMC, Karnataka 911 TMC and Maharashtra 666 TMC of water from the river. Earlier […]

    CBI arrests a Joint Commissioner and an Inspector of IT Department

    CBI has arrested a Joint Commissioner and an Inspector of the Income Tax Department in New Delhi in an alleged corruption case. According to a press release by the CBI Arun Gurjar, a 1999 batch Indian Revenue Service officer and Baljit Singh, Inspector, were arrested on Wednesday evening following a complaint from a grain merchant. […]