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  • Lok Sabha elections: Will Congress gain from BJP infighting in Barmer? 29-03-2014 08:57 AM

    Barmer: The Bharatiya Janata Party this election season is facing major rebellion from its senior leaders. All eyes are on Barmer where senior leader Jaswant Singh faces expulsion if he does not withdraw his nomination as an Independent from his home town. Barmer is locked in a three-corner electoral battle...
  • Jaswant defies BJP, files nomination from Barmer as an Independent 24-03-2014 12:47 PM

    Barmer: Miffed over denial of the Lok Sabha ticket by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Barmer, senior party leader Jaswant Singh has thrown a direct challenge to the party leadership. The 76-year-old veteran leader on Monday filed his nomination papers in Barmer as an Independent candidate. "I am relieved....
  • A Billion Votes: BJP denies Barmer seat to Jaswant Singh 21-03-2014 08:00 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has denied the Barmer seat to senior leader Jaswant Singh, who wanted to contest from there, and instead given the ticket to Colonel Sona Ram Choudhary. Jaswant, who has been fielded from Dahod in Gujarat, had expressed his desire to contest from his home town Barmer....
  • BJP denies Barmer seat to Jaswant, he is likely to contest as an Independent 21-03-2014 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has denied the Barmer seat to senior leader Jaswant Singh, who wanted to contest from there, and instead given the ticket to Colonel Sona Ram Choudhary. Jaswant, who has been fielded from Dahod in Gujarat, had expressed his desire to contest from his home...
  • BJP impasse over Barmer seat, Jaswant Singh, Col Ram in contention 19-03-2014 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha elections, there is an impasse in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Barmer seat in Rajasthan. While senior party leader Jaswant Singh has expressed his desire to contest from the seat, Rajasthan Chief Minster Vasundhara Raje Scindia is seeking a...
  • Gujjars won't support Congress if reservation denied: Colonel Bainsla 03-03-2014 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: A day after the Centre cleared reservations for Jats in government jobs, Rajasthan Gujjar leader Colonel Kirori Singh Bainsla warned that his community won't support the Congress until it gets the same recognition too. "Our demands are more than genuine. Sachin Pilot has promised us reservation but nothing...
  • Kerala: Drunk retired army officer opens fire, injures two 30-01-2014 04:17 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A retired Colonel opened fire at a group of people after an altercation related to giving side to the his s vehicle at Valiyavila in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday night. He started an argument with the people, later went home to bring his pistol and opened fire. Two people -...
  • Shashi Tharoor harming my sister is unimaginable: Sunanda's brother 25-01-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's brother has come out with a statement on Saturday over the speculations relating to her sudden death. In his first strong comment over the issue, Colonel Rajesh Pushkar has criticised the media for "slanderous statements" over the death of his sister while expressing support for his...
  • Boeing jumbo jet lands at wrong US airport 22-11-2013 12:17 AM

    Wichita (US):Boeing says a 747 jumbo jet used to haul parts for construction of its new 787 Dreamliner jet landed at the wrong Kansas airport. The plane maker says the Dreamlifter landed safely last evening at Colonel James Jabara Airport, several miles from McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita where...
  • Army generals visit Keran, take stock of ground situation 06-10-2013 08:07 PM

    Two army generals,on Sunday, visited the Keran Sector along the LoC, where troops are engaged in a counter-infiltration operation against militants for the past 13 days, and took stock of the ground situation. "General Officer Commanding in Chief, Northern Command, Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra and General Officer Commanding of the...
  • Malegaon blasts case: NIA likely to reply on plea for quashing of charges against 5 accused 03-08-2013 09:59 AM

    Mumbai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will on Saturday most likely reply to a plea filed by the five accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case, for quashing of charges against them. The five accused had on July 20 urged a special court to discharge them, claiming contradictions in the...
  • Malegaon blast: Chargesheet filed in NIA court 22-05-2013 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: Four people have been named in the 2008 Malegaon blast chargesheet filed in a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Mumbai on Wednesday. The four accused named in the chargesheet are Rajender Chaudhary, Dhan Singh, Manohar Narwaria and Ramji Kalsangra, who is still absconding. But the chargesheet...
  • Million-strong Indian Army short of firing ranges 02-11-2012 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: The shortage of land in India is well known but it's also now affecting the army which is running short of firing and manoeuvre ranges to train on. It's not only illegal encroachment, even state governments are reluctant to notify firing ranges given in demands from their own...
  • Jaya announces memorial for dam engineer 08-01-2012 02:01 PM

    Chennai: Amid the simmering Mullaperiar dam row, Tamil Nadu government on Sunday announced setting up of a memorial for British engineer Col Penny Cuick, who had constructed the dam at Lower Camp in Theni district over 116 years ago. "I am happy to announce that a memorial to thankfully remember...
  • Lt Col caught in a honeytrap faces inquiry 21-12-2011 08:04 AM

    New Delhi: In what can snowball into a major controversy, the Indian Army has ordered a Court of Inquiry (CoI) against a Lieutenant Colonel who was allegedly caught in a honeytrap by a woman in Bangladesh and was later blackmailed by Pakistan's ISI. The Army Headquarters have held back his...
  • Snapshot: Army officers MS Dhoni, Abhinav Bindra 01-11-2011 06:29 PM

    Cricketer MS Dhoni and Olympic gold medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra were pipped in by the Army Chief Gen VK Singh. Dhoni and Bindra have been commissioned as Honorary Lt Colonel in the Territorial Army. Dhoni and Bindra have been bestowed the honour for their outstanding contribution in the field of...
  • CJ: Citizen fights to make Delhi poster free 30-07-2011 08:41 PM

    Retired Colonel Shivraj turns citizen journalist to make Delhi poster free. ...
  • HC turns down plea for 5 pc quota to Gujjars 22-12-2010 11:45 AM

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court has turned down the state government's petition for five per cent reservation to the Gujjar community. The court while turning down the petition also directed the state government to quantify the data in a year. Reacting to the High Court's observation Gujjar leader Colonel Kirori...
  • Army officer becomes first Indian to base jump 29-10-2010 03:02 PM

    Lt Colonel Satyendra Verma jumped off a 235 metre tall TV tower in Delhi on Friday. ...
  • Army behind my son's death: Captain's mother 28-08-2010 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: The mystery behind the death of Indian Army officer Captain Sumit Kohli is yet to be solved. While Army claims that Captain Kohli committed suicide, his family has been maintaining that the young officer was murdered. Captain Kohli's mother Veena Kohli met Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday...
  • Mohanlal elated over joining army 28-03-2010 12:25 AM

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  • CJ: An Indian soldier fights official apathy 16-08-2009 12:45 AM

    Citizen Journalist show brings stories of Indian soldiers disabled during war. ...