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  • Uttar Pradesh Government simplifies process for getting new power connection 20 hours 56 minutes ago

    Lucknow: In a major relief to the power consumers, the Uttar Pradesh government has simplified the process to get fresh domestic connections. "Principal Secretary Sanjay Agarwal has issued a notification in which compulsion of submitting borrow and lease form at the time of new connection has been abolished," an official spokesman...
  • Controversial meat exporter Moin Akhtar Qureshi granted bail by Delhi court 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Controversial meat exporter Moin Akhtar Qureshi has been granted bail by a Delhi court in black money case filed by the Income Tax (I-T) department. The I-T department launched an investigation against Qureshi for alleged evasion of tax. Last week, the Enforcement Directorate conducted raids at seven different...
  • Section 377 damaging psychological well-being of homosexuals: Justice Shah February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The existing laws pertaining to gay sex are damaging the psychological well-being of homosexuals in the country, Law Commission Chairman Justice AP Shah said on Monday. "Section 377 is discriminatory in its application, unreasonable in its intent, deprives a group of its personal autonomy and violates individual privacy and...
  • 2 sackings and different situations: Sujatha Singh is not Venkateshwaran and 2015 is not 1987 January 29, 2015

    "We might flatter ourselves that we are doing something extremely valuable for the country, but unless it is also perceived as such by our countrymen, they might well conclude our contribution is not worthwhile..." The above is an extract from a letter dated April 30, 1986. sent by AP Venkateswaran to...
  • Former chief AP Singh was in touch with Moin Qureshi over postings of police officers January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after he quit as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) member, the noose is tightening around former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief AP Singh who is being probed over his links to meat exporter Moin Qureshi. Sources in the Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) claim...
  • Government asks AP Singh to step down as UPSC member January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director AP Singh was on Wednesday asked by the government to step down as a Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) member. This came after the ex-chief was involved in the Moin Qureshi hawala probe. He was asked to provide details of his properties,...
  • When Pranab got a 'dressing down' from Indira Gandhi December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee contested the 1980 Lok Sabha elections much against the wishes of Indira Gandhi who gave him a "vociferous dressing down" for an "interminable span of time" after his defeat but he made a dramatic entry into the Union Cabinet despite the loss. Such was the faith...
  • Chat transcripts raise doubts over ex-CBI director, Moin Qureshi's links October 29, 2014

    Startling details exposing links with meat exporter Moin Qureshi has brought former CBI Director AP Singh under the scanner. A laptop seized from Qureshi's office in February shows coded messages exchanged with Singh in 2013. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 29, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Jamat terrorists Boma Mizal, Sayedullah named as Yusuf's handlers in Burdwan terror attack October 29, 2014

    A terror tree established from the interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveal that the Jamat terrorists in 2007 came to India after the terror outfit was banned in Bangladeh in 2005. ...
  • Coded messages indicate transactions between Moin Qureshi and ex-CBI director October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: More links are emerging between meat exporter Moin Qureshi and former CBI director AP Singh, a laptop has been from Qureshi's office which shows coded messages exchanged with Singh in 2013. The transcripts indicate possible monetary transactions between Singh and Qureshi. One such message refers to '500 words. 40...
  • Google inks MoU with Andhra Pradesh for state's IT vision September 29, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Google India on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Andhra Pradesh government to support AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's vision of transforming the state of Andhra Pradesh to 'Digital AP'. Under the pact, Google India would work with the AP government to get women as well as...
  • Sreedharan named as principal adviser for Andhra Pradesh metro projects September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday appointed E Sreedharan, former Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, as principal adviser for the Metro Rail projects it has proposed to take up in Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati. The state government has already issued a preliminary notification for taking up the first phase...
  • Andhra Pradesh bypoll: Over 65 per cent voting in Medak & Nandigama September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Over 65 per cent polling was reported in the byeelections of the Medak Lok Sabha seat in Telangana and the Nandigama (SC) Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh, as polling came to a close at 6 PM on Saturday. The exact polling percentage will be known only late in the night,...
  • Chandrababu Naidu wants to transform AP into a "digital state" September 5, 2014

    Guntur: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday said he wants the state to be a "digital AP". "Our Prime Minister Modi has an ambition to make the country a 'Digital India'. Now I am thinking to transform Andhra Pradesh into 'Digital AP' prior to other states," he said. To...
  • AP Assembly maiden session starts amidst uproar over 'killings' of YSR Congress workers August 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The maiden session of Andhra Pradesh assembly started amidst uproar. The opposition YSR Congress alleged that the TDP has started political killings of its workers. Leader of the Opposition and party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy alleged that 11 of its members were killed after the TDP government took charge....
  • Andhra Pradesh ministers slam Telangana CM over Reorganisation Act August 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh ministers on Monday criticised Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for "opposing" AP Reorganisation Act, saying their government was ready to negotiate all "contentious issues" with his government and find an amicable resolution in the larger interests of Telugu people. "You were party to the AP Reorganisation Bill...
  • Those doing good work should be honoured: Akhilesh Yadav July 31, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said people doing good work should be honoured and given an identity. "Those doing good work amongst us needed to be given an identity and honored," the Chief Minister said while releasing a book written by the MD of UP Power Corporation, AP Misra, at...
  • AP court recalls bailable warrant issued against MS Dhoni July 16, 2014

    Anantpur: A local court on Wednesday recalled a bailable warrant it had issued last month against Mahendra Singh Dhoni in connection with a complaint which accuses him of hurting the religious sentiments of the Hindus. Dhoni's lawyers, Pankaj Bhagla and M Vishnuvardhan Reddy on Wednesday filed a "vakalatnama" before the sessions...
  • Telangana declares bandh to protest amendment of AP reorganisation bill July 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: A state wide bandh was called by the Telangana Political Joint Action Committee and Left parties to protest the amendment of the AP reorganisation bill in the Lok Sabha on Friday. The Lok Sabha passed the bill which deals with the controversial Polavaram project and paves the way for transferring...
  • AP Reorganisation Bill passed in Lok Sabha July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst chaos and chanting of 'Jai Telangana', Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill. Home Minister Rajnath Singh had introduced the Bill with its component on the Polavaram project amidst uproar. Congress, Telangana Rashtra Samiti, Trinamool Congress Biju Janata Dal and All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen opposed...
  • AgustaWestland deal: CBI to examine AP Governor Narasimhan July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI will soon record the statement of former Director, Intelligence Bureau and Governor of Andhra Pradesh E S L Narasimhan as witness in connection with allegations of bribery in purchase of 12 VVIP helicopters from AngoItalian firm AgustaWestland. CBI sources said Narasimhan, along with then NSA M K Narayanan...
  • Moin Qureshi hawala probe: CBDT refuses to share details with the CBI June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is at loggerheads with the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) over the probe into the Moin Qureshi Hawala case. The CBDT has refused to share details regarding the probe with the CBI. The CBI had sought details after reports emerged that CBDT...
  • AP House adopts resolution towards creating a graftfree state June 24, 2014

    Hyderabad:The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today adopted a resolution requesting the Centre to take all possible measures to create a corruptionfree India and eradicate the menace of black money. The state government, in the resolution adopted unanimously by the Assembly, promised to take all necessary measures to create a corruptionfree AP...
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8 Congress MLCs join TDP June 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a significant political development that will improve the Telugu Desam's strength in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, eight Congress MLCs crossed over to the ruling party on Saturday. The Members of Legislative Council (MLCs) met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here this evening and joined TDP. "The...
  • Veteran legislator Kodela elected Speaker of AP Assembly June 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Veteran legislator Kodela Sivaprasada Rao has been unanimously elected as the first Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh post bifurcation of the state. Protem Speaker P Narayanaswamy Naidu today announced the election of Kodela amidst wide applause from House members. The protem Speaker then ushered the new Speaker...
  • Income Tax department asks exCBI chief AP Singh to provide bank, property details June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department on Thursday summoned former CBI Director AP Singh and his wife Shabnam Singh. The exCBI chief has been asked to provide details of his properties, bank accounts, lockers and credit cards. The investigation on Singh is in connection with the suspected case of tax...
  • AP CM announces exgratia payments to heat wave victims June 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: With the heat wave claiming as many as 169 lives in Andhra Pardesh, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to grant Rs 1 lakh exgratia to family members of victims, it was officially announced on Sunday. AP Deputy Chief Minister K E Krishnamurthy, who held a review meeting...
  • Panel on new AP capital submits preliminary report to Naidu June 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: The expert committee formed by the Centre to study various alternatives regarding the new capital for Andhra Pradesh submitted its preliminary report to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday. The fivemember panel, headed by former Urban Development Secretary K C Sivaramakrishnan, had toured Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada and Guntur as...