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  • Government committed contempt over order on black money, rules SC 22-04-2014 07:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the government for doing nothing to comply with its July 2011 order directing it to disclose the names of Indians who have stashed away money in foreign banks. located in Liechtenstein. The details of Indian account holders in banks of Liechtenstein,...
  • A Kolkata you haven't seen in your lifetime: 100 years of Calcutta in 30 stunning, black and white images you'll love 21-04-2014 02:36 PM

    For some of us, Calcutta isn't a city. It's a way of life. The city's lean, grimy skyscrapers jostle for space with majestic, colonial architecture. Tracks for trams crisscross the rain-washed roads and the pavements are the domain of small-scale businesses flourishing just as well as the swarms of mosquitoes...
  • Should complete current underwater search for plane in 5-7 days: Australia 19-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Australian officials supervising the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 told Reuters on Saturday that an underwater search for the black box recorder based on "pings" possibly from the device could be completed in five to seven days. A US Navy deep-sea autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) is scouring a...
  • As Delhi goes to polls, don't miss these 30 stunning, black and white, historical photos of the national capital over 156 years 10-04-2014 08:44 AM

    Nearly 50,000 security personnel, apart from 161 flying squads of police and video surveillance teams will be deployed as part of elaborate preparations to ensure fair and peaceful polls to seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi on April 10 in which 1.27 crore people are eligible to vote. A total...
  • Signals detected by Chinese ship consistent with MH370 black box, confirms Australia 05-04-2014 05:21 PM

    Perth:The Australian-led joint agency coordinating the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner says electronic pulse signals reportedly detected by a Chinese ship in the southern Indian Ocean are consistent with those of an aircraft black box. Earlier on Saturday a Chinese patrol ship Haixun 01 searching for the missing Malaysian...
  • Rahul Gandhi shown black flags in Mangalore 04-04-2014 07:23 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was shown black flags on Friday while he was campaigning in Mangalore in Karnataka. In Mangalore, Rahul hit out BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his remarks that public should make him their 'chowkidaar' (guard). He also said that the BJP is dividing the...
  • Hunt for Malaysian plane heads underwater to find black box 04-04-2014 01:47 PM

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in remote seas off Australia headed underwater on Friday, with a US Navy high tech "black box" locator deployed for the first time as the battery life of the cockpit data recorder dwindles. Australian authorities said the so-called Towed Pinger Locator will...
  • Kejriwal shown black flags at rally in east Delhi's Gandhi Nagar 02-04-2014 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal was shown black flags while he was in East Delhi's Gandhi Nagar area. Kejriwal was holding a road show for the party's East Delhi Lok Sabha candidate, Rajmohan Gandhi. At the rally, Kejriwal denied reports that he was set to join the Bharatiya Janata...
  • Odisha: I-T special wing to keep watch on black money circulation 01-04-2014 06:24 PM

    Bhubaneswar: The Income Tax Department has opened an Airport Intelligence Unit here at the Biju Patnaik International Airport, which is functioning in all working days to keep a close watch on movement of undisclosed cash during election time, official sources said. In view of the ensuing Lok Sabha and Assembly...
  • Black money may account for 1/3rd of Rs 30k crore poll expenses 01-04-2014 06:07 PM

    As general elections draw closer, 'unaccounted money' may account for over one-third of total Rs 30,000 crore estimated to be spent on these polls, a study says. The estimated Rs 30,000 crore total spending -- which includes official estimates for elections as also unaccounted money spent by parties and their...
  • Neamat Imam's 'The Black Coat' is an impressive debut 30-03-2014 11:23 PM

    Bangladesh has an interesting history and we all know it. Their struggle for freedom is something that that the world had witnessed far and wide. Post independence, Bangladesh had to deal with what every country has to go through. Government is shaping itself up, people are migrating across the border...
  • Swiss government to reply Chidambaram's letter soon 27-03-2014 09:24 PM

    Switzerland on Thursday said it would soon respond to Finance Minister P Chidambaram's letter that has raised concerns about not providing information on alleged unaccounted money stashed by Indians in Swiss banks. "We confirm that we have received a letter from India's Finance Minister. He will receive an answer soon,"...
  • Switzerland not sharing information on bank accounts of Indians: Chidambaram 27-03-2014 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: Upping the ante against Switzerland for not sharing information on Indians stashing money in its banks, Finance Minister P Chidambaram has threatened to drag the European nation to multilateral foras like G20 for continuing to block its requests. Chidambaram, in a terse two-page letter to his Swiss counterpart...
  • SC slams Centre on black money issue, rejects its plea against SIT 26-03-2014 03:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday took on the government on the black money issue saying that the UPA's unwillingness to bring it back had led to increase in taxes and decline in the per capita income. "For more than 60 years, no government took any action on black...
  • Biblical epic 'Noah' tests director Aronofsky's blockbuster chops 26-03-2014 12:40 PM

    Reuters: Rain lashes down from the heavens while hungry followers of Cain trample over each other for a spot on Noah's massive wooden ark. The end is inevitable and, of course, not pretty. Director Darren Aronofsky, best known for dark and unrelenting dramas such as the Oscar-nominated "Black Swan," would...
  • Congress to realease manifesto today, to focus on anti-graft bills 26-03-2014 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress is all set to release its 2014 Lok Sabha polls manifesto on Wednesday. It is likely to focus on the party's commitment to pass anti-corruption Bills and bring back black money. Rights-based legislations like the MNREGA, Food Security and the RTI are likely to be key...
  • Kejriwal shown black flags during roadshow in Faridabad 22-03-2014 11:18 AM

    Faridabad: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal was shown black flags by some local residents in Faridabad as he kicked off his two-day Haryana roadshow from the city this morning. Kejriwal along with AAP candidate Purushotam Dagar of Faridabad Lok Sabha seat began his roadshow from Sector 37 market. When Kejriwal along...
  • Youths show black flags to Shatrughan Sinha, beaten up 21-03-2014 05:36 PM

    Black flags were shown at BJP candidate from the Patna Saheb, Shatrughan Sinha on Friday by a group of youths who were beaten up by the actor-politician's supporters. A few youths claiming themselves to members of NGO "Lokhit Vikas Manch" waved black flags at Sinha at Kargil Chowk as he...
  • Sania-Cara pair advance, Paes-Stepanek ousted from Sony Open 21-03-2014 10:32 AM

    Miami: Sania Mirza and Cara Black fought their way into the second round even as Leander Paes made his third first-round exit in five tournaments this year when he lost his opening round at the Sony Open with partner Radek Stepanek. Sania and Zimbabwe's Cara, seeded fifth, faced stiff resistance...
  • Want the youth to understand governance, know about our leaders: Purab Kohli 18-03-2014 12:16 PM

    Kolkata: Actor Purab Kohli, also the ambassador for a campaign that engages the urban youth in governance and voting, on Monday said the country's youth should "actively" participate in understanding the nuances of democracy. The celebrity-activist campaigns for 'Operation Black Dot', launched at Mumbai University last month. Targeted at college-goers...
  • Rs 41 lakh seized from car 16-03-2014 11:53 PM

    More than Rs 41 lakh in cash was on Sunday seized from a vehicle during checking in the Sarurpur area in Meerut district, police said. According to SSP Omkar Singh, cash of Rs 41,01,400 was recovered from a car during checking by police on the Rohta Road here. Singh said...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black lose BNP Paribas final 16-03-2014 12:37 PM

    Indian Wells: India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black went down to top seeds Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan and Peng Shuai of China in the women's doubles final of the BNP Paribas Open tennis here. Hseih and Peng maintained their perfect record in the finals, improving to an...
  • Black money in polls: I-T starts helpline for Delhi 15-03-2014 10:21 AM

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has floated a toll-free helpline number for general public to alert it about any suspicious movement of large sums of cash in the national capital during polls. The investigation wing of the department has created a control room and complaint monitoring cell at its...
  • Sania-Black in BNP Paribas Open final 14-03-2014 01:25 PM

    Indian Wells (California): India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black stormed into the women's doubles final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament here. The fifth seeded Sania-Clara pair Thursday won 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 against the eighth seeded duo of Czech Lucie Hradecka and Chinese Jie Zheng. Sania...
  • Income Tax department to keep watch over use of black money in LS polls 13-03-2014 03:02 PM

    Income Tax department will depute 65 officers and 130 inspectors to keep a tab over use of illegal cash and valuables in Lok Sabha elections in Bihar and Jharkhand, a senior IT official said on Thursday. "Besides, control rooms have been set up in Patna and Ranchi with toll free...
  • Sania-Black storm into semis at Indian Wells 13-03-2014 08:53 AM

    Indian Wells (California): India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black knocked out second-seeded Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina to enter the semi-finals of the women's doubles at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament here. Fifth-seeded Mirza and Black won 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday and will now play...
  • EC creates multi-agency grid to curb use of black money in polls 11-03-2014 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has created a multi-agency grid of revenue and security intelligence agencies to regularly update it about suspected financial movements as part of measures to curb use of black money in Lok Sabha and Assembly polls. In a first-of-its-kind measure, the EC has created a board...
  • EC calls meeting of political party auditors today 10-03-2014 08:04 AM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has convened a meeting of account auditors of all political parties on Monday to discuss transparency guidelines norms and filing of financial statements by them after completion of Lok Sabha polls as part of efforts to curb the use of black money. The EC has...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black in quarter-finals of WTA Indian Wells 09-03-2014 06:23 PM

    Indian Wells: Fifth seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black reached the quarter-finals of the WTA Paribas Open following a straight sets victory over Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears. The Indo-Zimbabwean pair beat the unseeded American combo 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 12 minutes in the second round of the...
  • Delhi: AAP leader Yogendra Yadav's face blackened at Jantar Mantar 08-03-2014 03:12 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav faced an embarrassment in Delhi on Sunday when a man smeared ink on his face during an event to mark Women's Day at Jantar Mantar. Yadav was speaking to media persons when a person wearing an AAP cap and a badge came...