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  • Government servant can't claim right to privacy, says ex-SC judge 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Without naming the beleaguered CBI chief Ranjit Sinha, former Supreme Court judge GS Singhvi on Saturday said that a government servant cannot always claim right to privacy. Sinha, who is facing the heat currently over disclosure of names in visitors' logbook allegedly maintained at his...
  • Seed Vigilance Committee to be set up in Rajasthan February 6, 2014

    The Rajasthan government will set up a Seed Vigilance Committee to ensure qualitative and quantitative availability of seeds to farmers, the state Assembly was informed on Monday. The Committee will take up complaints on poor quality seeds distributed to farmers in last three years and report to the government, Agriculture Minister...
  • Pendency of cases, vacancies major challenges before judiciary: Retd SC judge GS Singhvi December 27, 2013

    Recently-retired Supreme Court judge Justice GS Singhvi on Thursday said huge pendency of cases, lack of infrastructure facilities and manpower, and delay in judges' appointment were among the major challenges the judiciary has been facing for the past 65 years. "More than 3.24 crore cases have been pending before different courts...
  • Six Naxals with arms and ammunition arrested in Sarguja December 24, 2013

    Six Naxals were arrested in Sarguja region of Balrampur district, the police said on Monday. The ultras, who were in the forests of Kamardih and Mauhadih, were caught with a cache of arms and ammunition, Balrampur SP GS Darro said. A Central Reserve Police Force and district police team made the...
  • Sharmila Tagore calls SC verdict on homosexuality shameful December 13, 2013

    Agra: Veteran actress and former Indian Film Censor Board chief Sharmila Tagore has described the Supreme Court verdict on homosexuality as "shameful". The SC on Wednesday had upheld the constitutional validity of the penal provision making gay sex a punishable offence. A bench of justices G S Singhvi and...
  • Food subsidy scheme: Himachal Pradesh demands wheat flour, not grain September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh on Monday asked the central government to provide wheat flour in place of wheat grain under the National Food Security Act that will enable over 37 lakh people to get subsidised food grains in the state. Speaking at food ministers' conference in New Delhi, Food Civil Supplies...
  • Special meet to identify beneficiaries of food security scheme September 26, 2013

    Special Gram Sabha meetings would be convened in Himachal Pradesh to identify beneficiaries of the Food Security scheme, state food minister GS Bali said on Thursday. "Depot holders are instructed to display guidelines, of the scheme, so that everybody is benefited," he said. Divisional Commissioners are empowered to deal with irregularities and...
  • IPL-style wrestling league put off yet again September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The rising graph of the country's grapplers seems to be having no positive impact on the proposed Indian Wrestling League (IWL) as it has been postponed once again due to mild response from prospective franchises. IWL, a tournament on the lines of popular cricket extravaganza Indian Premier League (IPL),...
  • SC dismisses curative petition of Subramanian Swamy against P Chidambaram September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's curative petition against its verdict declining to make Finance Minister P Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. "We have gone through the curative petition and the relevant documents. In our opinion, no case is made out within...
  • Indo-Pak Sports: Should visa rules be completely relaxed? September 16, 2013

    Players of the Faisalabad Wolves, Pakistan's only team in the Champions League T20 championships, were asked to leave the hotel in Chandigarh on Sunday as their visas were only for Mohali and not for Chandigarh. ...
  • Faisalabad Wolves' Visa issue will be resolved soon: GS Walia September 16, 2013

    The Punjab Cricket Association joint secretary said that the mistake was made by the person issuing the visas and promised to resolve it soon. ...
  • SC to take up plea seeking CBI probe into Muzaffarnagar riots September 11, 2013

    The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear a plea seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the communal flare-up in Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh that has claimed nearly 48 lives. An apex court bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi said it would hear the matter on Thursday as senior...
  • SC dismisses plea of 2G case accused for recalling its orders September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the pleas for recalling its two orders barring the high court from hearing the matters arising out of the 2G spectrum scam and for framing guidelines in a court-monitored probe. The court said the accused in the 2G case have not come out...
  • Telugu film 'Adda' to hit the screens soon April 25, 2013

    Sushanth is currently busy shooting for 'Adda'. The actor was earlier seen in films such as 'Kalidasu' and 'Current'. The film is being directed by G GS Karthik. Sushanth's mother Naga Sushila and Chinthalapudi Srinivasa Rao are jointly producing this movie under the banner of Sri Nag Corporatio. The music...
  • People hate VIP security cars impacting their lives: SC April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: People hate red lights, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday, hoping that some day they will be spared of the VIP escort cars, except that of constitutional functionaries, passing by them with their sirens blaring. "Some time it will happen today or tomorrow," an apex court bench of Justice...
  • National boxing coach GS Sandhu defends Vijender March 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's national boxing coach GS Sandhu came out in support of the Olympic medal winning boxer Vijender Singh amidst allegations against him in the Rs 130 crore drug haul, even as Ram Singh, another national-level boxer who is under investigation in the case, was expelled by Patiala's National Institute...
  • Mary Kom may take part in another Olympic: Sandhu February 7, 2013

    Jamshedpur: Chief Boxing Coach of India, G S Sandhu on Thursday said that London Olympic bronze medallist M C Mary Kom still has enough talent to represent the country in at least one more Olympic games. Sandhu, who was in the steel city to take part in a sports seminar, on...
  • Jharkhand DGP calls CRPF-Naxal encounter inhuman, barbaric January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A bomb was recovered from the body of security personnel who was brought in for post mortem at a Ranchi hospital after a Naxal attack. The Naxals booby-trapped the bodies with explosives which exploded subsequently, killing 10 CRPF personnel and three civilians on Monday. Jharkhand DGP GS Rath talked...
  • Action against loyalists 'vindictive', says Yeddyurappa December 8, 2012

    Haveri: Former BJP Karnataka strongman BS Yeddyurappa on Saturday described as "vindictive" the party leadership's sacking of his loyalist and Cooperative Minister BJ Puttaswamy from the ministry and suspension of Tumkur MP GS Basavaraj. He dared BJP to dissolve the state assembly and face the people's mandate "if they have...
  • Mammootty's next is heading towards completition December 6, 2012

    The post production works of the new Mammootty movie 'Bavuttiyude Namathil' is nearing completion. Directed by GS Vijayan, the movie is scripted and presented by Ranjith. The movie has completed its dubbing and currently into re-recording stages. Seven Arts will distribute this movie to theaters as a Christmas release on...
  • Cauvery dispute: BJP MPs meet Manmohan Singh October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A delegation of BJP MPs from Karnataka on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to demand that the order asking the state to provide Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu be withdrawn as the state is suffering from a shortage of water and facing drought-like conditions. The delegation comprising...
  • Soundarya's relatives fight over her property October 4, 2012

    Relatives of popular southern actress Soundarya, who died in a plane crash in 2004, are fighting a legal battle over her property, which is estimated to be worth Rs 50 crore. Soundarya was campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Andhra Pradesh ahead of the Lok Sabha elections when her plane...
  • Bavoottiyude Namathil: Rima to play a Muslim girl October 1, 2012

    Though she had gone for bolder roles in recent films like 22FK, Rima Kallingal is currently turning a little shyer than usual. Yes, she will play a shy girl for the new movie titled 'Bavoottiyude Namathil'. The movie will have her playing a role of a naive Muslim...
  • Timeline: Apple iPhone to iPhone 5 September 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The expected iPhone 5 would actually be the sixth iPhone model. Although Apple hasn't announced a name for its next iPhone — or even confirmed that one is coming — a "5'' in the shadow of an invite for a company event Wednesday suggests that it will be...
  • Apple iPhone 3GS now available for Rs 9,999 July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Apple iPhone 3GS may seem to be obsolete, but it has got the same user interface that the latest iPhones have. And Aircel is offering the phone for just Rs 9,999. To grab this deal customers will need to pay advance rental of Rs 3,000 in addition to the...
  • FTN: Is the NCW incapable of handling new challenges? July 18, 2012

    The NCW's probe panel member Alka Lamba who went to Guwahati may have been sacked for revealing the identity of the victim, but her action has raised serious questions on the functioning of the institution. ...
  • Guwahati: Assam govt repeats NCW blunder July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: After a major faux pas by the National Commission for Women, which revealed the name of the victim of the Guwahati mob molestation incident at a press briefing, it was the turn of the Assam government to repeat the blunder. The Department of Information and Public Relations released the...
  • Guwahati: Reporter's role 'unethical', says CM July 16, 2012

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday said the role of the local news channel journalist, who has also been accused by RTI activist Akhil Gogoi of instigating the assault on a girl outside a city pub, was "unethical". "This was a case of unethical journalism. It is all right...
  • UPSC Syllabus: Prelims (General Studies, CSAT) July 3, 2012

    The Government of India announced a new pattern of examination in 2011 to sort out candidates for the Indian Civil Services main examination. The new pattern, to be called the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), consists of two papers. Both the papers will be of objective type and will focus...