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  • Home Ministry offers 3 names to Kejriwal for picking new Chief Secretary of Delhi 13 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has initiated the process of appointing the next Chief Secretary of Delhi by sending a panel of three senior IAS officers to the city government after finding that the only name given by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was too junior to hold the top position. Official...
  • Reuters bureau chief in Pakistan found dead 4 days ago

    Islamabad: A prominent foreign women journalist, working for Reuters news agency in Pakistan, was found dead on Monday in the bathroom of her house. Maria Golovnina, a Russian national, had been working with Reuters as the its bureau chief for Pakistan and Afghanistan for the past year and a half. Golovnina was...
  • AIADMK demands continuation of free rice scheme in Puducherry 5 days ago

    Puducherry: Opposition AIADMK on Sunday lambasted the AINRC government for causing 'chaos and confusion' in the working of the free rice scheme, envisaging supply of 10 kg rice to every family in Puducherry and Karaikal regions. AIADMK legislator A Anbalagan told in Puducherry the scheme was one of the poll promises...
  • Swine flu cases surge to 190 in Uttar Pradesh 6 days ago

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh on Saturday reported 25 fresh cases of swine flu, taking the number of those infected with the H1N1 influenza to 190 in the state. Chief Medical Officer of Lucknow SNS Yadav said that 24 new cases have been detected in the state capital in the last 24 hours....
  • Tamil Nadu moves Supreme Court seeking CISF deployment for Mullaperiyar dam 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought Centre's response on a plea by Tamil Nadu government seeking deployment of CISF for protection of Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala. The security of the dam is presently with the Kerala government. A bench comprising Chief Justice HL Dattu and Justice AK Sikri issued...
  • Bihar political crisis: HC lifts ban, but with rider, on CM Manjhi's policy decisions February 18, 2015

    Patna: In a partial relief to Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, Patna High Court on Wednesday lifted ban on his taking Cabinet decisions but with the rider that he can only implement them only if he wins vote of trust. The trust vote will take place on February 20. Hearing the...
  • Bhopal: Police release water canon on Congress workers protesting Vyapam scam February 18, 2015

    Bhopal: Opposition Congress protested against Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh over the Vyapam scam with the police releasing water canon on the protestors. Earlier in the day, the state Assembly also witnessed ruckus. The Congress leaders walked out while Governor Ram Naresh Yadav was delivering his speech on the...
  • Bihar political crisis: BJP walks out from all-party meeting called by state Speaker February 18, 2015

    Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday boycotted an all-party meeting called by the state Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary ahead of the Assembly session. The Bihar Assembly is scheduled to meet on February 20 for Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi to prove his majority. Meanwhile, the Patna High Court will on...
  • Indian Chief Dark Horse bike launched in India at Rs 21.99 lakh February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian Motorcycle has launched the Indian Chief Dark Horse at Rs 21.99 lakh (ex-Delhi). The motorcycle was revealed at the recently held Progressive International Motor Show in Chicago and the US-based manufacturer has wasted no time in revealing the price of the motorcycle for the Indian market. After launching the...
  • BJP calls legislature party meet to discuss Manjhi issue February 17, 2015

    Patna: Refusing to show its cards, BJP on Tuesday said it would decide on survival of the Jitan Ram Manjhi government during the trust vote on February 20. "Two days are left, the party will decide its stand on Manjhi trust vote on February 20 on the floor of the Assembly,"...
  • LG's home appliances chief indicted over deliberately damaging Samsung's washing machines February 15, 2015

    Seoul: LG's home appliances chief was indicted on a charge of deliberately damaging Samsung Electronics washing machines, escalating the feud between South Korea's top consumer electronics companies. A LG Electronics spokeswoman confirmed on Sunday that home appliances chief Jo Seong-jin and two other employees were indicted by local prosecutors. Samsung Electronics...
  • National Lok Adalat disposes 56,000 cases, disburses Rs 265 crore February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Over 56,000 cases across the country were on Saturday disposed of by the third National Lok Adalat which also saw disbursal of Rs 265 crore as claims towards final settlement in bank recovery and cheques bounce cases. According to National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), several banks, financial institutions and...
  • Proud that one of our volunteers has become Delhi CM: Anna Hazare February 14, 2015

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Saturday greeted Arvind Kejriwal and said he is proud that one of his volunteers has become the Chief Minister of Delhi. "I had congratulated Arvind on the counting day as well. I again congratulate him for having taken oath as the Chief Minister....
  • New CM Kejriwal holds meetings at Secretariat February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Soon after taking oath as chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal on February 14 reached the Delhi Secretariat where he met senior officials and held discussions with his ministerial colleagues. Ministers Manish Sisodia, Asim Ahmed Khan, Sandeep Kumar, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai and Jitender Singh Tomar also accompanied him. Kejriwal had a...
  • Bihar political crisis: Cannot just remove Manjhi, will follow procedures, says Governor February 13, 2015

    Patna: Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi said he cannot arbitrarily remove Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi from his post as demanded by the JDU faction led by Nitish Kumar. Responding to the demand made by Kumar, Tripathi said, "I cannot just remove Manjhi. I have to follow a proper systematic procedure,"...
  • Vodafone India appoints Naveen Chopra as COO February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Vodafone India today announced the appointment of Naveen Chopra as Chief Operating Officer with effect from April 1, 2015. Chopra, currently Director - Vodafone Business Services (VBS), will succeed Sunil Sood, who will be the MD and CEO of the company effective April 1. Vodafone had earlier said that Sood...
  • Political crisis in Bihar: Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi expelled from JD(U), says KC Tyagi February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday was expelled from the Janata Dal (United), said party spokesperson KC Tyagi even as Manjhi's supporters moved the Patna High Court against his dismissal. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi on Monday, Tyagi said JDU national president Sharad Yadav has expelled...
  • Bihar: CM Manjhi takes U-turn, withholds dissolution of state assembly February 7, 2015

    Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi called a Cabinet meeting and decided to recommend dissolution of Bihar Assembly to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathy but later withheld it. Two thirds of the ministers, all of them Nitish supporters, opposed the dissolution proposal. ...
  • JDU MLAs elect Nitish Kumar as their leader, pave the way for him to replace Manjhi as Bihar CM February 7, 2015

    Patna: Janata Dal United MLAs on Saturday unanimously elected former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar as leader of the Legislative party. Out of 111 JDU MLAs 97 were present at the legislative party meeting in Patna on Saturday and their decision paves the way for Nitish Kumar to take over...
  • Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi defies diktat, calls JD(U) Legislature Party meet on Feb 20 February 6, 2015

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has defied his party diktat and called for Janata Dal (United) Legislative Party meet on February 20. The matter is likely to snowball into a major political drama in the days to come if Manjhi and the JD(U) leadership stick to their respective...
  • Delhi elections: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee appeals all to vote for AAP February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday appealed to the people of Delhi to vote for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates during the Assembly elections on February 7. In a tweet, Banerjee said, "Delhi elections on 7. My request to...
  • Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha condoles death of cancer patient Chandan February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Thursday condoled the death of 14-year-old Chandan who succumbed to cancer a day ago. Chandan, who had been undergoing cancer treatment at AIIMS in New Delhi, finally succumbed to the disease on Wednesday after a long battle. The...
  • BJP MP Poonam Mahajan takes on Shah Rukh Khan, asks BMC chief to demolish the ramp next to Mannat February 3, 2015

    BJP MP Poonam Mahajan has taken on star Shah Rukh Khan. Following complaints from the local residents of Bandra, Mahajan has written to the BMC chief, asking him to demolish the ramp set up next to Khan's bungalow Mannat. The ramp is often used by Shah Rukh Khan to park...
  • Delhi polls: Centre and state go hand in hand, says Rahul Ram Indian Ocean bassist January 31, 2015

    Indian Ocean bassist Rahul Ram said that the people of Delhi should choose a chief minister of their choice in the upcoming Delhi polls. He stressed on the need for the Centre and state to work together to bring about development. ...
  • Tharoor cooperated in investigation, questioned him on number of issues: Delhi Police chief January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was intensely questioned on Monday night for about four hours by a special team of Delhi Police on the circumstances leading to the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar a year back. This is for the first time Shashi Tharoor has been questioned on...
  • Delhi elections: EC asks CEO to take measures for differently abled to cast vote January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday asked the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer to put in place a variety of measures to ensure that differently abled voters do not face problems while casting their ballot in the Assembly polls here on February 7. In a letter to CEO Delhi Chandra...
  • Filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani is CBFC chief, 9 new members also appointed January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani has been appointed as new chairperson of Central Board of film Certification (CBFC). This comes after previous CBFC chief Leela Samson resigned last week from the top post in the panel citing interference and corruption in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. Newly appointed Censor Board chief...
  • There is nothing provocative in 'MSG': Dera chief January 18, 2015

    Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim claims the release of the movie 'MSG- Messenger of god' has been delayed even though there is nothing provocative in the movie. ...
  • BJP top brass divided over naming Kiran Bedi as Delhi CM candidate: sources January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The top brass of the Bharatiya Janata Party is divided over naming new entrant Kiran Bedi as the Delhi chief ministerial candidate even as the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has cleared her candidature, said sources on Sunday. The final decision on a larger role for Bedi in Delhi polls...
  • RSS clears Kiran Bedi's name as BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Delhi elections January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Just three days after former IPS officer and team Anna member Kiran Bedi joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has cleared her name as the chief ministerial candidate of the party in New Delhi. The BJP Parliamentary Board is likely to meet next week where...