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  • Groom's family demands mutton biriyani, bride's family serves chicken, marriage called off in Bangalore after fight: report March 12, 2014

    A marriage was called off in Bangalore after a massive fight over the food served by the bride's family, two separate media reports said on March 11. The groom's family allegedly demanded that it be served mutton biriyani at the reception but was served chicken biriyani by the bride's side...
  • Kerala: CPM calls off statewide stir over hike in LPG price January 18, 2014

    CPM on Saturday said it was withdrawing it's statewide stir launched an January 15, over hike in prices of LPG and essential goods, as the Centre had announced that the quota of subsidised LPG cylinders would be raised from nine to 12. "In the backdrop of the Union Government announcing that...
  • India vs Australia: Cuttack ODI abandoned due to rain October 26, 2013

    Cuttack: The fifth one day international between India and Australia was officially called off on Saturday, with persistent rainfall over the last five days leaving the ground in puddles. It took the umpires just one formal inspection to announce their decision that was on the cards. There was some sunshine on...
  • CSK, RCB share points after washout April 25, 2012

    Bangalore: The return leg match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings was called off without a single ball being bowled. The two onfield umpires Sudhir Asnani and Billy Doctrove abandoned the match at 11 pm as persistent downpour played a spoilsport. Both CSK and...
  • KKRDC tie called off due to rain April 24, 2012

    Kolkata: The Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Deccan Chargers was abandoned here at the Eden Gardens on Friday without a ball being bowled after heavy rains, accompanied by thunderstorm, rendered the ground unplayable. The squall with a velocity of 50 kmph, accompanied by heavy showers and lightening,...
  • Relief for Congress as Anna calls off fast December 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The Manmohan Singh government heaved a sigh of relief on Wednesday, when Anna Hazare ended his fast on day 2 on the advice of his doctors amid growing concerns over his health. Anna also called off the 3day 'jail bharo' movement that was to begin on Friday. But...
  • Gujjars call off protests, 17day stir ends January 6, 2011

    Jaipur: Gujjars, demanding five per cent quota in jobs in Rajasthan, on Wednesday night called off their 17day agitation after the state government assured them that it will complete within six months the quantifiable data collection for the purpose. "I have called off the agitation. I am satisfied with what the...
  • Oil strike hits India hard, government says crisis ending January 9, 2009

    New Delhi: A strike in public sector oil firms that has hit India hard "seems to be over", Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said on Friday, as the fuel shortage sparked panic across the country. On the third day of a nationwide strike by about 45,000 employees of 13 companies, shortages of...
  • Tankers' strike called off in Kolkata January 30, 2007

    Kolkata: Commuters in Kolkata can breathe easy now. The city is all set to be back on the move from late Tuesday night. The tankers' association of Bengal has agreed to withdraw their indefinite strike after Bengal Transport Minister Subhash Chokroborty managed to coax them to end their strike in the...
  • Bollywood drive for Sanjay called off December 11, 2006

    Mumbai: It was an emotional upsurge and the Bollywood biggies started it with all earnestness. But little did they realise that their signature campaign in support of Sanjay Dutt might run foul with the judiciary. So, when they got the wind of the fact that their action might invite contempt proceedings,...
  • Uma Bharti calls off hunger strike October 31, 2006

    Bhopal: Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Uma Bharti late on Tuesday called off her hunger strike aimed at protesting an attack on her convoy in the Bada Malhera constituency on Monday. "The attack on my convoy was a part of a larger conspiracy hatched at the behest of Chief Minister Shivraj...
  • Casual workers call off strike: Honda September 24, 2006

    New Delhi: The sixday long strike by contract workers of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) was called off on Sunday morning, the company said. The contract workers went on strike on Tuesday demanding regularisation of employment, days after the HMSI management signed a three settlement with the regular employees. "The strike...