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  • DA case: Jayalalithaa in jail, Tamil Nadu government shifts to Bangalore jail 01-10-2014 12:45 PM

    Bangalore: Ideally, one can't quote Hindi film producer Ram Gopal Verma to explain anything. He is notorious for his 'foot in mouth' tweets. For a change, he has tweeted something logical. He said, "New capital of Tamil Nadu is Bangalore and the secretariat is Parappana Agrahara." It makes some sense....
  • Assembly polls: Everybody has an outside chance in Maharashtra 29-09-2014 06:25 PM

    Mumbai: For the first time, all major political parties in Maharashtra have taken a gamble in its recent political history. The 25-year-old relationship between the Shiv Sena and the BJP ended on a sour note, last week. On the same day, the ruling Congress and NCP also ended their relationship....
  • Haryana elections: Gurgaon, Faridabad voters seek a separate manifesto 22-09-2014 12:58 PM

    New Delhi: Haryana is one of the most urbanised states in India. The National Nighway Number 1 or the Grand Trunk Road which passes through the northern part of the state is dotted with booming towns and cities. It's proximity to the National Capital New Delhi has resulted in heavy...
  • Haryana: Is Robert Vadra no longer an issue in Assembly elections? 20-09-2014 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: The son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi was the 'biggest' political issue in Haryana, just six months ago. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Arvind Kejriwal went to town attacking Vadra for his alleged land deals in Haryana. Many AAP leaders repeatedly made it clear that Vadra will...
  • If Scotland votes 'yes', it will be the 35th new nation born since 1990 18-09-2014 12:06 PM

    New Delhi: If Scotland votes for independence from the United Kingdom in Thursday's referendum, it will become the 35th nation to gain independence since the 1990. The end of cold war with the collapse of Soviet Union led to the creation of dozens of new countries in Europe and Asia....
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Does CM Hooda want Congress or a 'khichdi' government? 17-09-2014 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: A political analyst who is familiar with the Haryana politics recently said - it is more the merrier for Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. If there are more political parties in the fray, it will finally help the Congress by dividing the opposition votes. The same seems to...
  • Bypolls: 'Good days' for SP & Congress, BJP suffers a shock defeat 16-09-2014 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat....
  • Haryana Assembly polls: Shaken Congress, upbeat BJP, weak INLD & joker in the pack HJC 15-09-2014 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Assembly election to 90 members Haryana Assembly is going to be very interesting, this time. The Congress which has been ruling the state for the past ten years is in a very bad shape. According to some party insiders, the Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress is...
  • 'Godman' Nithyananda says will shift from Bangalore to Tamil Nadu 09-09-2014 02:31 PM

    Bangalore: The controversial 'godman' Nithyananda has announced that he is relocating to Tirvannamalai in Tamil Nadu from his headquarters at Bidadi in the outskirts of Bangalore. He told this to his followers on Tuesday morning during the Morning Prayer meet. His ashram is currently based in Bidadi in Ramanagara district...
  • Actress Nargis Fakhri given 'guard of honour' by forest guards; people demand action, say it is a disgrace to the uniform 27-08-2014 02:12 PM

    Bangalore: Believe it or not. Hindi film actress Nargis Fakhri was given a ceremonial 'Guard of Honour' by the forest department officials at the Kabini wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka, recently. She was shooting for a 'save tiger' show of a private news channel at the Kabini wildlife sanctuary in Mysore...
  • Karnataka bypoll results: Congress wins 2 seats; BJP wins 1, faces shocking defeat in Bellary 25-08-2014 11:41 AM

    Bangalore: The ruling Congress in Karnataka has registered a big win in the assembly by-polls. It has won two of the total three seats went to polls on August 21. The BJP has won one seat. The Congress has wrested the prestigious Bellary Rural seat from the BJP. The seat...
  • Telangana gears up for doortodoor survey tomorrow, shutdown likely 18-08-2014 10:13 PM

    Hyderabad: India's newest state Telangana will be witnessing an unprecedented door-to-door survey on Tuesday. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will visit all houses in all 10 districts of the state. The survey has generated a...
  • Justice Katju's comments on corruption in higher judiciary and Judicial Appointments Bill 11-08-2014 01:21 PM

    New Delhi: Justice Markandey Katju, retired judge of the Supreme Court of India is at it once again. After making serious allegations about a judge of the Madras High Court, a month ago, he has once again made serious allegations about the corruption in judiciary. An anguished Chief Justice of...
  • Snapshot: Heavy rain in coastal and hill districts of Karnataka 07-08-2014 01:01 PM

    Bangalore: Heavy rain continues to batter coastal and Malnad (hill districts) region of Karnataka. The rain has not taken a break after it intensified in the first week of July. Almost all rivers are flowing above danger mark and reservoirs are full. Heavy rain has caused a huge damage to...
  • 'Sleeping' CM and political meddling demoralise Karnataka Police 21-07-2014 03:06 PM

    Bangalore: An edit page article in Karnataka's leading English newspaper 'Deccan Herald' by its senior editor and one of the state's well respected journalists Ramakrishna Upadhya expresses concerns that the police administration has collapsed in the state. He writes, "The need of the hour is to restore the confidence of...
  • No dhoti, pyjama, slippers; elite clubs keep British legacy alive, people express outrage 14-07-2014 01:13 PM

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, DMK chief M Karunanidhi and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav can't enter most of the clubs across India. The reason is what they wear is not an appropriate dress for the most of the elite clubs in the country. Fortunately, these...
  • Western Ghats may demand a new state if river diversion happens in Karnataka, warn seers 03-07-2014 01:27 PM

    Shimoga: Some powerful pontiffs of Hindu mutts have warned both State and Centre that the people of Western Ghats will be forced to demand a separate state if the government goes ahead with the controversial diversion of west flowing rivers in Karnataka to the East. Seer Jayendra Saraswathi of ancient...
  • Monsoon fails in June across India, hopes of revival in July & August 30-06-2014 12:40 PM

    New Delhi: The monsoon has failed in the first month of its arrival - June which has sent shock waves across the country. The newly elected Narendra Modi government at the Centre will surely have a very tough time ahead if the monsoon fails to recover in the remaining three...
  • Modi government's big worry, 80 per cent India faces deficit monsoon 25-06-2014 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: The newly elected Narendra Modi government at the Centre is not facing just a deficit budget, it is also facing a deficit Monsoon. Perhaps, the below normal rainfall would be the biggest challenge which may test the administrative capabilities of the new government. According to weather office reports,...
  • Census dispels Hindi myth, only 25 pc in India claim Hindi is their mother tongue 20-06-2014 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: The newly elected BJP led NDA government's eagerness to promote Hindi on social media platforms has led to a controversy dividing the people on language lines. Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has defended the Centre's decision to promote Hindi. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has...
  • Abduction of Indians in Iraq, Modi government faces first major crisis 18-06-2014 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: The newly elected Narendra Modi government at the Centre is facing its first major challenge. Like the American invasion of Iraq in 2003, which caused problems for the NDA government led by AB Vajpayee, Iraq is once again causing a big headache to Prime Minister Modi. Perhaps, nobody...
  • SC had questioned UPA's decision to remove NDA Governors in 2004 17-06-2014 03:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Governors becoming collateral damage is not new to Indian politics. In 2004, after the Congress-led UPA-I came to power, the Centre had sacked four Governors appointed by the previous NDA government. The Governors of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Goa - Vishnu Kant Shastri, Babu Parmanand, Kailashpati...
  • Rising inflation, Iraq crisis may spoil Narendra Modi's Budget plans 17-06-2014 12:54 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who came to power by promising 'Achche din (better days)' is facing a huge challenge. The inflation is increasing and the government does not know how to rein in. The worsening situation in Iraq has also multiplied the problem. The crisis in Iraq is...
  • Goa MLAs highjack FIFA WC junket meant for state footballers 13-06-2014 02:15 PM

    Panaji: The FIFA World Cup junket, which has caused a national outrage was originally a proposal sent by former footballers from Goa to visit Brazil to watch the match. But, the ruling BJP ministers and MLAs highjacked it. Three ministers and three MLAs forced Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to clear...
  • Karnataka Police faces leadership crisis, government inaction makes things worse 02-06-2014 01:59 PM

    Bangalore: A senior Karnataka Police officer who retired recently is extremely upset with what is now happening in his former department. He said, "The situation has never been so bad. The Karnataka police has now become a national joke. We have lost respect and credibility. Top cops are fighting like...
  • Andhra Pradesh split, India's 29th state Telangana is born 02-06-2014 08:37 AM

    Hyderabad: Telangana, India's newest and the 29th state is born. The ten districts of the new state broke into celebrations at midnight. The Government of India had fixed June 2 as the appointed date for the new state, which it created by passing a Bill in Parliament in February. The...
  • Hyderabad, tale of a city shared by two states 02-06-2014 12:00 AM

    Hyderabad: The city of Nizams and Pearls is not a newly built city like Chandigarh, which is a joint capital for both Punjab and Haryana. It is not even located on the border of two states. Hyderabad has been the capital of Hyderabad state and an integral part of the...
  • India's 29th state Telangana is born, K Chandrashekar Rao to be its 1st CM 01-06-2014 11:59 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana, India's newest and the 29th state is born. The Government of India had fixed June 2 as the appointed date for the new state, which it created by passing a Bill in Parliament in February. The 63-year-old K Chandrashekar Rao, who led the movement for a separate state...
  • Telangana: Struggle for separate statehood that lasted 60 years 01-06-2014 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: The countdown has begun for the creation of the 29th state of India, Telangana. Telangana will officially be born at midnight tonight and TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao will be sworn in as the first chief minister on Monday morning. The creation will bring to end a struggle...
  • Dissent within Congress grows; will the party democratise or decentralise? 31-05-2014 03:06 PM

    New Delhi: The most humiliating defeat of the party in the Lok Sabha election has forced some leaders to openly express their frank opinion on the top leadership - the Gandhi family. The first to attack Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who led the election campaign, was its oldest ally Indian...