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  • Air India formally becomes 27th member of Star Alliance 11-07-2014 06:49 PM

    New Delhi: Air India on Friday formally became the 27th member of Star Alliance, opening up its domestic network in the fifth largest aviation market to the global airlines grouping's passengers the world over. Air India would add about 400 daily flights and over 40 new destinations in India to...
  • PM Modi tells his MPs to have a good 'aachaar, vichaar and vyavahaar' 28-06-2014 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: The newly elected Bharatiya Janata Party MPs have been told to have good 'aachaar, vichaar and vyavahaar' (conduct, thoughts and behaviour) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the first day of the two-day orientation programme of the party. Modi on Saturday inaugurated the orientation programme in Surajkund in...
  • Live blog: June 28 28-06-2014 08:57 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has organised a two-day orientation programme starting Saturday to impart training to the newly-elected MPs on enhancing their Parliamentary and public conduct. The workshop will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh. ...
  • PM Modi to inaugurate orientation pogramme for newly-elected BJP MPs 28-06-2014 07:51 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has organised a two-day orientation programme starting Saturday to impart training to the newly-elected MPs on enhancing their Parliamentary and public conduct. The workshop will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh at Surajkund. PM Modi will deliver the...
  • PMO asks all seven NDMA members to resign: sources 19-06-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: Sending out yet another loud and clear signal of his intent for "more governance, less government", the Prime Minister's Office on Thursday asked all National Disaster Management Agency members to resign, said sources. There are total seven members in the NDMA - Shashi Dhar Reddy, KM Singh, B...
  • LTC scam: Former MP Renubala Pradhan to meet CBI officials today 16-06-2014 07:22 AM

    New Delhi: Former Biju Janata Dal Rajya Sabha member Renubala Pradhan will meet the Central Bureau of Investigation officials on Monday regarding the Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam. Pradhan has been named as an accused in the case filed by the CBI on Friday. The CBI had filed a...
  • AAP rejects all resignations, says it's natural to have differences 07-06-2014 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday rejected all the resignations tendered by its party members. The decision was taken on the second day of AAP's national executive meet. Top leaders including Prashant Bhushan, Arvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav, Manish Sisodia and Naveen Jaihind attended the national executive meet. The...
  • Festive atmosphere in Lok Sabha as members take oath 05-06-2014 02:58 PM

    Festive atmosphere and bonhomie prevailed in Lok Sabha on Thursday with members donning traditional dress and head gears and many taking oath in their mother tongue. Three Delhi MPs -- Maheish Giri, Meenakshi Lekhi and Parvesh Saheb Singh Verma -- took oath in Sanskrit, others did so in Maithili, Konkani,...
  • BG Srinivas quits Infosys; company sees 10th big exit in one year 28-05-2014 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: BG Srinivas, President and Member of the Board, resigned from Infosys with effect from June 10, a company press release said. This is the 10th high-profile exit from the company in the last one year. Infosys has been seeing a string of exits since Narayana Murthy returned for...
  • DGCA tells cabin crew to get fit or lose job 06-05-2014 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Director General Civil Aviation (DGCA) has for the first time issued Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR) for the medical examination of the cabin crew. The CAR prescribed the requirement of body mass index (BMI) and rules for disposal of high BMI cases in terms of overweight and obese...
  • Woman gunned down by locality member, body sent to mortuary 11-04-2014 10:45 PM

    A woman was shot dead, on Friday, by a man in a locality in Bihar's Munger district, police sources said. Sunaina Devi (40) was on way home after deposing in property-related case when her relative Shankar Pandit shot her from close range near Safiabad airport area, the sources said. She...
  • ICC paves way for Associate Members to earn Test status 10-04-2014 05:21 PM

    Dubai: The ICC on Thursday paved the way for Associate Members to earn Test status by introducing the 'ICC Test Challenge', which will take place every four years between the lowest ranked Test team and the winner of the ICC Inter-Continental Cup. The decision, taken at the ICC's Executive Board...
  • AAP wants to strike deal with largest party: Expelled member 08-04-2014 03:54 PM

    Expelled AAP member Ashwini Upadhyay on Tuesday alleged that the sole aim of the party was "an unstable government at the Centre so that it can strike a deal with the single largest party". "AAP is contesting Lok Sabha polls so that there is an unstable government at the Centre...
  • RAW staff member commits suicide after killing his wife, children 01-03-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: A Research and Analysis Wing staff member allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and two children in Delhi on Saturday. The 52-year-old staff member, attached to technical wing, was found hanging from the fan in his house. The wife (43), son (17) and daughter (12) were probably...
  • LS Speaker accepts resignations of Rajagopal, Purandeswari Devi, MS Reddy 19-02-2014 04:01 PM

    Expelled Congress MP L Rajagopal, who had created a storm by resorting to pepper spraying in Lok Sabha, is no longer a member of the House with Speaker Meira Kumar accepting his resignation today. "I have accepted his resignation with effect from February 19," the Speaker informed the Lok Sabha....
  • Delhi HC to hear Jethmalani's plea against expulsion from BJP in May 30-01-2014 07:31 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday fixed May 2 as the date for hearing plea of noted criminal lawyer Ram Jethmalani challenging his expulsion from primary membership of BJP on charges of "breach of discipline". The hearing on the law suit of Jethmalani, 89, was deferred after Joint Registrar Brijesh...
  • AAP will field candidates in seats of 73 MPs who face criminal charges 28-01-2014 05:13 PM

    New Delhi: The young anti-graft party, the Aam Aadmi Party, that stormed to power in New Delhi last month plans to field at least 73 candidates in national elections due by May to stand against politicians accused of crimes, Arvind Kejriwal said. Following its strong performance in Delhi, interest in...
  • AAP aims for 1 crore new members across India during its 17-day drive 10-01-2014 01:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday launched its 17-day free membership drive called 'Man Bhi Aam Aadmi Hoon' to get 1 crore new members. With the party deciding to contest the Lok Sabha elections, it has launched the drive with a target to expand its footprint all over...
  • Seattle: Indian origin Kshama Swant takes oath as City Council member 07-01-2014 09:12 PM

    Seattle: It is a story of yet another person of Indian origin raising to a top post in America. Kshama Sawant, a former community college professor who won a citywide election last year was sworn in on Monday as the first socialist City Council member in Seattle's history. Kshama Sawant...
  • Suspected Babbar Khalsa member arrested in US 19-12-2013 11:49 AM

    An Indian-American man has been arrested by the FBI on charges of providing material support to Sikh separatist groups in India planning terrorist attacks. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Wednesday arrested Balwinder Singh, 39, of Reno on charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, conspiracy to...
  • Air India cabin crew member held for raping girl 18-12-2013 09:33 PM

    Mumbai: A cabin crew member working with Air India was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly repeatedly raping a girl under the pretext of marrying her, police said. The complainant, employed with an event management firm, was seeking a match for herself when she was introduced to the accused, Raj Patel...
  • Tripura: CPM member expelled over 'bed of cash' video 20-10-2013 11:55 AM

    The Tripura CPM leader, who was caught on camera lying on bundles of currency notes, has been expelled from the party for "immoral work" and tarnishing the image of the party. Samar Acharjee, member of Bankumari Local Committee, was expelled from the party for immoral work, tarnishing the image of...
  • Tamil Nadu: Crew of US ship arrested, arms, ammunition seized 18-10-2013 05:23 PM

    Thirty-three crew members of a US firm owned ship were arrested on Friday by Tamil Nadu Police on charges of illegally carrying arms and ammunition and straying into Indian territorial waters without authorisation. The Q Branch CID police have seized 35 arms and about 5,680 rounds of ammunition from the...
  • British parliamentary group calls on Nitish Kumar 03-10-2013 11:26 PM

    A British parliamentary delegation on visit to Bihar to see the the development works in the state, on Thursday, called on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at his official residence. The visiting delegates, led by House of Lords member Lord Cameron, discussed with Kumar the state government's works in agriculture, women...
  • Centre seeks report from state govt on jail break incident in Khandwa 01-10-2013 01:49 PM

    The Centre on Tuesday asked the Madhya Pradesh government to send a report on jail break in Khandwa in which seven alleged activists of banned SIMI fled from a prison. Taking serious note of the incident, the Home Ministry asked the state government to explain the circumstances leading to the...
  • Srinivasan hosts BCCI members for a three-day 'outing' 27-09-2013 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: BCCI's self-exiled president N Srinivasan has his game plan in place. After slapping a life-ban on the former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, the India Cements boss has organised a three-day 'outing' for the BCCI members leading up the the board's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday - reported...
  • UEFA members back winter World Cup in Qatar 19-09-2013 10:13 PM

    Dubrovnik, Croatia: UEFA's 54 member countries support switching the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter, even though the rest of European football is not ready to agree on anything before consultation with FIFA. Clubs, leagues and players' unions which join national federations in the Professional Football Strategy Council declined...
  • Thol Thirumavalavan, VCP activists arrested 12-09-2013 05:48 PM

    Chennai: Dalit-based outfit Viduthalai Chiruthaaigal Katchi leader Thol Thirumavalavan, MP, and around 200 party supporters were arrested Thursday for trying to stage a protest pressing for various demands including retrieval of Katchatheevu. They were arrested since permission had not been granted for the protest, police said. Thirumavalavan insisted that India...
  • Standing Committee to take up Representation of People's Act 05-09-2013 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: The Representation of People's Act is likely to be taken up by the Standing Committee on Thursday. The Centre decided last month to amend the Act to effectively alter the recent Supreme Court ruling that had said that MPs and MLAs convicted of a crime should stand disqualified....