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  • Rajasthan: Congress stages walkout over crimes against women 1 week ago

    The Opposition Congress on Friday staged a walkout from the House after the Speaker refused to allow its members to hold a discussion on the alleged rise in crimes against women in the state. The members alleged that the law and order situation in the state was deteriorating since the BJP...
  • Rs 2482 crore earmarked for education sector in Delhi budget 1 week ago

    New Delhi: To spruce up the educational infrastructure, Rs 2,482 crore was on Friday allocated to the Education sector in the Delhi budget, which is approximately 14.8% of the plan outlay of Rs 16,700 crore. Rs 350 crore was earmarked for the construction of 20 new schools in the budget...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan kills one BSF personnel, injures four July 16, 2014

    Jammu: In a major ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Wednesday opened heavy fire at Indian border outposts along the International Border in Jammu district, killing one BSF personnel and leaving four injured. Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on forward Pittal border outpost along IB in Arnia forward area of...
  • Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 to girls arrested over FB row on Bal Thackeray's death July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday directed Maharashtra Government to pay Rs 50,000 each to the two girls who were arrested over a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray, saying their detention was "illegal". According to a statement released on Tuesday, the Commission...
  • J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pora sector, no casualties July 12, 2014

    Srinagar: There has been yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the border on Saturday. Pakistan Rangers fired at Indian post Pindi in RS Pora sector on Saturday morning. The Indian posts retaliated the firing. There are no reports of casualties so far. ...
  • Vasundhara Raje to present annual budget on July 14 July 11, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje who is also the Finance Minister will present the annual budget of the state for the fiscal year 2014-15 on July 14. The ruling BJP government decided it at the Business Advisory Committee meeting attended by the Parliamentary Minister RS Rathore, Chief Whip Kalulal Gurjar, and...
  • Chhattisgarh authorities discover Rs 20 crore tax fraud June 24, 2014

    The Commercial Tax Department of Chhattisgarh has ordered registration of FIR against 32 firms for evading altogether Rs 20 crore of tax by issuing bogus bills. These firms, most of them just shell-companies, submitted bogus bills for the amount totalling Rs 400 crore, said Secretary of Commercial Tax Department RS Vishwakarma. Tax-payer...
  • Rebels keep JD-U on tenterhooks ahead of RS bypoll in Bihar June 18, 2014

    Trouble seemed to be brewing for the ruling JD(U) ahead of the Rajya Sabha bypoll in Bihar on June 19 with a dissident leader claiming that 33 MLAs skipped the legislature party meeting in Patna on Tuesday evening. Party chief Sharad Yadav tried to play down absence of a large number...
  • Sharad Yadav, Hariprasad among 12 to file RS poll papers June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: JDU chief Sharad Yadav, former diplomat Pawan K Verma in Bihar and senior Congress leaders B K Hariprasad and Rajiv Gowda of Karnataka were among the 12 candidates who filed their nominations on Monday on the last day for June 19 elections for Rajya Sabha berths in 4...
  • NCP declares Praful Patel as its RS nominee June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: NCP on Monday named former union minister Praful Patel as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha election in Maharashtra slated for June 19. The decision to field Patel was taken at a meeting of the NCP Parliamentary Board here, party sources said. Patel will file his nomination on June 5. NCP...
  • 'Flood vacation' for schools in flood-prone districts May 3, 2014

    Students of hundreds of government schools in Bihar's 20 flood-prone districts will get a "flood vacation" during the rainy season and not a summer vacation this year, an official said on Saturday. "There will be no summer vacation in government schools in the flood-prone 119 blocks in 20 districts," RS Singh,...
  • PIL filed to seek probe into Vadra's Skylight Hospitality land deals in Rajasthan April 30, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday fixed May 15 for hearing a PIL seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into land deals entered into by Robert Vadra firms. A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw fixed the case for hearing arguments on the maintainability of the plea on...
  • Assam: Former militant, ex-NSG boss, tribal strongman in the fray from Kokrajhar March 22, 2014

    The Northeast, with its numerous insurgencies, is no stranger to former militants trying out their electoral fortunes. In Assam's restive Kokrajhar constituency, however, a curious triangular contest is shaping up this Parliamentary election season, pitting a senior former ULFA leader against one of the most firebrand leaders of the Bodoland...
  • Meet a Lok Sabha candidate whose total assets amount to just Rs 750 March 17, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when several crorepaties are seeking entry into Parliament, a candidate with a total asset of just Rs 750 has filed nomination papers in Kerala for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls. Biju, the Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) candidate from Kottayam, has declared in the affidavit...
  • 2012 RS horse trading case: Court gives nod to attach JMM MLA's property February 2, 2014

    A CBI court on Saturday granted the investigating agency permission to attach the property of JMM MLA Sita Soren in connection with the 2012 horse trading case. Court of RK Choudhary directed the attachment of property of Sita Soren as well as her father BN Majhi. Sita is the sister-in-law of...
  • First session of 14th Rajasthan assembly begins on Tuesday January 20, 2014

    The first session of the 14th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly will begin in Jaipur on Tuesday. The session will begin with Protem Speaker Pradhyuman Singh administering oath of office to 200 new members, Parliamentary Affairs Minister RS Rathore said on Monday. The election of new Speaker will take place on January 22, and...
  • Salman Khan becomes the first one in India to own an Audi RS7 January 7, 2014

    When it comes to classy dream machines, Salman 'Bhai' Khan has to be the first to own them. On Monday, the actor became the first Indian to own the classy RS 7 Sportsback Audi. Joe King, head of Audi India handed over the keys of the red RS 7 to...
  • Audi RS 7 Sportback launched in India at Rs 1.28 crore January 6, 2014

    Audi has started 2014 with a bang. The German manufacturer has launched its most powerful offering in India yet - the RS 7 Sportback - at Rs 1.28 crore, ex-showroom, Mumbai. The Audi RS 7 Sportback is powered by a 560PS 4.0TFSI V8 engine and has a peak tortque of 700Nm....
  • Audi RS 7 to be launched in India on January 6 January 4, 2014

    Audi will launch the new RS 7, the sport variant of the A7 saloon, in India on January 6. The RS 7 comes with a 4.0TFSI V8 engine which makes 560PS of power and 700Nm of peak torque. With Quattro all-wheel drive and an eight-speed tiptronic transmission, the RS 7...
  • Former UN envoy Hardeep Puri joins BJP January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Retired career diplomat Hardeep Puri, who served as India's permanent representative at the UN, on Thursday joined BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, following in the footsteps of former Home Secretary RK Singh and Petroleum Secretary RS Pandey. Puri, a 1974-batch Indian Foreign Service Officer, had put in...
  • Was nervous about 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham': Kamal Haasan January 2, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan said he wanted the recent Tamil romantic-comedy 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' to succeed because the makers had told him that he had been their biggest inspiration and that made him nervous. The film, which has been popularized as KSS, revolves around a soon-to-be married couple who deal with...
  • Close aides of absconding Narayan Sai arrested in Uttar Pradesh December 1, 2013

    The Gujarat Police arrested two close aides of self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh. Searching for "absconding" Narayan Sai, a special team of Gujarat Police conducted a raid at the residence of local jewellers Narsingh Soni and his son Chandan Soni and took them to Surat for...
  • Social media is an effective film marketing tool: RS Prasanna November 26, 2013

    Chennai: Director R.S. Prasanna is using social networking platforms to create the right buzz for Tamil romantic-comedy 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham', releasing Dec 6. He believes it's an effective marketing practice. "Of course, there's money involved in marketing and my distributors know it better. But social media is a cheap and effective...
  • Nawaz Sharif should be given more time, says Salman Khurshid October 28, 2013

    Amid continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan, India, on Monday, expressed "disappointment" that a meeting of DGMOs of the two countries could not be scheduled so far as decided by their Prime Ministers. Articulating the view, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, however, said Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should be given time. "I...
  • IOA proposes to refer charge-framed cases to Ethics Commission October 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Sunday yet again sought to dilute International Olympic Committee's directive to bar charge-framed persons from contesting elections and instead decided to refer such cases to the Ethics Commission of the IOA to take a decision. The IOA, in a special General Body Meeting here,...
  • J&K: 55 Indian soldiers killed in Pakistani firing at LoC in 2013 October 23, 2013

    Jammu: India has lost 55 security personnel in 2013 due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. By the government's own estimate ceasefire violations have crossed 200 in the 10 months of 2013, which is much higher than the 117 reported in 2012. Talking...
  • J&K: Pakistan opens fire at LoC again, 1 BSF soldier killed, 3 injured October 23, 2013

    Srinagar: A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier was killed and three others were injured in RS Pura sector in Jammu and Kashmir as Pakistani troops opened heavy firing at 15 Indian posts. Mortar shelling went on for four hours on Tuesday night in RS Pura sector. The attack took place a day...
  • Pakistan troops violate ceasefire yet again, fires at Indian posts in RS Pura October 20, 2013

    In an escalation of ceasefire violations, Pakistani troops, on Sunday night, opened fire at six forward posts of the BSF along the International Border(IB) in Jammu district. According to a senior BSF officer, the Pakistani rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at the six Border Out Posts (BOP) in RS pura sub-sector...