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  • PM ready to appear before PAC in 2G issue

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he would be “happy” to appear before the Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee in the 2G spectrum issue as he has nothing to hide. Adopting an unusually aggressive stance, he accused the Opposition of “obduracy” over the demand for Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into 2G issue, saying it would serve no […]

    2G spectrum scam: CBI sends notice to Raja for questioning

    The CBI sent a notice to former Telecom Minister A Raja to appear before it for questioning in connection with alleged bunglings in allocation of spectrum to some telecom firms that resulted in loss of at least Rs 22,000 crore to the exchequer. Similar notices have been sent to others including corporate lobbyist Niira Radia […]

    Cong plenary session begins; party president’s term extended

    The 83rd Plenary session of the Congress party began on Sunday with the party chief Sonia Gandhi releasing the 5th edition of the Party’s history. Later addressing the gathering she rejected the opposition’s allegations that Congress was soft on terrorism. The Congress president said that terrorism by either majority or minority groups is dangerous. Referring […]

    Cong unveils action plan against corruption

    Buffeted by staggering scams and controversies over suspected involvement of right wing elements in terrorism, the Congress on Sunday unveiled a five-point action plan to deal with corruption and counter attacked BJP by demanding probe into “links” between RSS and its affiliates and terror. A party plenary attended by over 15,000 delegates held against the […]

    Links between RSS and terror groups need to be probed: Cong

    Congress on Sunday said the links between terrorists and the RSS and its sister organisations needed to be investigated. “The Indian National Congress calls upon the government to tackle this menace in the strongest possible manner and investigate links between terrorists and the RSS and its sister organisations that have been uncovered in some recent […]

    Cold conditions intensify in Northern India

    Severe cold sweeps across different parts of the country specially northern states with dense fog disrupting traffic in morning by reducing visibility to a few metres only. In Punjab and Haryana, cold conditions intensified on Sunday with mercury dipping by up to three notches below normal, MET officials said. Amritsar remained coldest in the region with a minimum […]

    Naidu hunger strike: AIADMK, MDMK extend solidarity

    Support for Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidus fight “for justice to farmers” is growing with AIADMK and MDMK on Sunday joining other major parties like CPI, CPM, JD (U) and JD (S) in extending solidarity to the fasting leader. The former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh is on an indefinite hunger-strike for the […]

    Justice Regupathi says not interested in blame-game

    Amid contradictory claims by former CJI K G Balakrishnan and Justice H L Gokhale, retired Madras High Court Judge Justice R Reghupathi on Sunday  said he was “not interested in any blame-game” on the controversy over former IT minister A Raja’s alleged attempt to influence him in a criminal case. As the controversy refused to […]

    Medvedev arriving tomorrow; India, Russia likely to ink a dozen pacts

    Agreements on Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft that could augment this country’s military capabilities and expanding civil nuclear cooperation are among a dozen pacts that are likely to be signed between India and Russia during President Dmitry Medvedev’s visit in New Delhi. Medvedev is arriving in the national capital on Monday night and is due to have talks with Prime […]

    Severe punishment should be given to the corrupt: Rahul

    At a time when the Congress and the government were on the backfoot in the wake of a series of scams, party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said severe punishment should be given to the corrupt. “Whatever the Congress President has said on the issue, has given us inspiration to fight corruption. We require […]