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  • 4 cops killed in Naxal attacks

    Four police personnel were killed and another was injured in two separate attacks by suspected Naxalites in Maoist-hit Bastar and Sukma districts of Chhattisgarh on Sunday. The first incident took place at the Doordarshan transmission centre at Marenga village under Parpa police station in the district at around 3 AM, leaving three policemen dead and […]

    Anti-Posco leader Sahu arrested, sent to jail

    Anti-Posco leader Abhay Sahu was arrested on Saturday in connection with several cases, including a bomb blast in which three people had been killed at the proposed steel plant site in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district. After being arrested from Bhubaneswar by a police team from Jatatsinghpur, Sahu was taken to Kujanga near here and produced before […]

    PM talks to Siddaramaiah, congratulates him on election as CM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday congratulated Siddaramaiah on his election as Chief Minister of Karnataka, the Prime Minister also wished him well for the future. Siddaramaiah was on Friday elected as the leader of the Congress Legislative Party in the state. “Prime Minister Manmohan Singh talked to Siddaramaiah to congratulate him on his election […]

    SC sets aside Orissa HC order on iron ore license to Posco

    The Supreme Court set aside the Orissa High Court order which had quashed state government’s petition to allot iron ore licence to South Korean steel major Posco in Khandadhar hills in Sundergarh district for a multi-crore steel plant. A bench headed by Justice R M Lodha asked the Centre to consider all the objections raised […]

    Panchayat poll in three phases with central forces: Cal HC

    The Calcutta High Court on Friday upheld the primacy of the State Election Commission and directed that the panchayat elections be held in three phases with central armed police forces, with the West Bengal govt saying that an appeal would be made against the order in a division bench. Justice Biswanath Somadder, holding that the […]

    State Cong legislature party elects Siddaramaiah as new CM of Karnataka

    The Congress central leadership choose Siddaramaiah as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka. A four-member team of AICC observers, comprising senior minister AK Antony, Congress General Secretary in-charge of the state Madhusudan Mistri, Luizinho Faleiro, who was Karnataka’s screening committee chairman, and Union Minister Jitender Singh met the MLAs at the party office. Both Siddaramaiah […]

    Sardha Group chief remanded for another 9 day police custody

    In West Bengal, a Judicial Magistrate Court today remanded the chief of Sardha Group Sudipta Sen and two others for another nine days police custody in a fresh case. The trio were produced before the court of additional chief judicial magistrate at Bidhannagar after the expiry of 14 days police. They were arrested in chit […]

    TN Govt reserves seats in primary classes for poor children

    The Tamil Nadu government has reserved 25 per cent of the seats in private schools and non-minority self-financing schools for poor children at the primary level of entry. These schools had been asked to distribute applications from today. Official sources said the applications should be filled and submitted before May 11. If the number of […]

    Cong MLAs meeting on Fri to pick Karna CM, Kharge, Siddha front runners

    Congress has set the ball rolling for picking its Chief Minister in Karnataka by convening a meeting of its newly-elected MLAs on Friday with senior leaders Mallikarjuna Kharge and Siddharamaih being considered front runners in the race for the top post. The observers are slated to elicit the MLAs’ views on the leadership issue in […]

    BKU workers occupy toll plaza, demand DND be toll-free

    Around 100 BKU members forcefully occupied Noida toll plaza of DND Flyway on Thursday and allowed vehicles to ply without paying toll for around half an hour to protest levy of toll on users of the flyway. The protestors vacated the toll plaza after administration and DND (Delhi-Noida-Delhi) management urged them to end their demonstration […]