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  • Dialogue key to ending cycle violence in Kashmir: Sonia

    Concerned over the situation in Kashmir, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday favoured reaching out to the people in Kashmir, saying dialogue and mutual understanding were the key to ending the cycle of violence. “Dialogue and mutual understanding are the key to ending the cycle of violence and tragic killings,” Gandhi said. Gandhi said there […]

    Those guilty of corruption in Games not to be spared: Sonia

    With allegations of corruption plaguing the Commonwealth Games, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said those found guilty will be punished after the event. Terming the Commonwealth Games as a matter of national pride, she said the Games were not related to any political party or individual. “It was a matter of national pride and […]

    18 children killed as roof of school collapses

    At least 18 children were buried alive and six others injured on Wednesday when the roof of a primary school collapsed following heavy rains in Kapkot area of Uttarakhand’s Bageshwar district. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank said the search and rescue teams have recovered the bodies of 18 children from the debris so far […]

    Mamata welcomes Kishenji’s offer

    Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday welcomed Maoist leader Kishenji’s ceasefire offer and said all problems should be solved by diplomatic process. “In a democratic set up we are for amicable and peaceful solution. I have heard the Independence speeches of the President and the Prime Minister. They also spoke in […]

    HC refuses to direct PM to decide on a complaint against Raja

    The Delhi High Court   refused to direct the Prime Minister to take a decision on a complaint seeking his sanction to prosecute Telecom Minister A Raja for his alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. The court dismissed the plea of Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy seeking its direction to the Prime Minister […]

    Planning Commission needs to transform itself: Kamal Nath

    In continuing acrimony between the Planning Commission and his Ministry, Road Transport Minister Kamal Nath had hit out again at the Plan panel, saying it needs to change structurally. “Just like IMF, which has to transform itself, the Planning Commission should transform itself… It is a structural issue,” Nath said at a function on Tuesday […]

    Intl Congress of Mathematicians begins tomorrow at Hyderabad

    India will host the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), the largest congregation of mathematicians from across the globe, for the first time in Hyderabad, beginning on Thursday. President Pratibha Patil will inaugurate the nine-day event at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre in Hyderabad on Thursday. Over 3,000 delegates from about 75 countries will attend the […]

    CBI court resumes hearing on plea of N K Amin, to become an approver

    The hearing on N K Amin plea becoming an approver in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case will resume on Wednesday. The CBI court in Ahmedabad had adjourned the hearing till 18th on last Friday Amin had last month filed an application in the court to become approver and had also asked the court to […]

    Both Houses adjourns till noon over illegal mining issue

    Parliament was on Wednesday adjourned till noon after ruckus over demand by BSP for dismissal of Karnataka government following allegations of illegal mining in the state and RJD claims of a deal between the government and main opposition BJP in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. As soon as the Lok Sabha met for the day, BSP […]

    Civil Liability for nuclear damage bill 2010 likely to be tabled in parl

    The Government on Wednesday night cut a deal with the BJP and other Opposition parties barring the Left to arrive at a consensus on the Nuclear Liability bill. A Parliamentary committee looking into the legislation is understood recommended a three fold hike in the compensation cap to Rs 1500 crore. The committee is likely to […]