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  • 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...
  • I'm against AAP in the Delhi Police-Somnath row: AAP's Tina Sharma 20-01-2014 06:52 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party member Tina Sharma said she is not supporting the state government in the Delhi Police-Somnath Bharti issue. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Tina said "I think Arvind Kejriwal is defending Somnath Bharti, where as the party should have taken action against him. They are instead asking for action against...
  • 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....
  • Nine Andhra MPs suspended from Lok Sabha 02-09-2013 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday suspended nine members from Andhra Pradesh from the house for five days for causing unending disruption over the decision to create a separate Telangana state. The speaker named the nine MPs - four from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and five from...
  • Infosys Americas head Ashok Vemuri resigns 28-08-2013 05:06 PM

    Infosys board member and head of its operations in the Americas, Ashok Vemuri has resigned from his post. Vemuri, who was also the company's global head of manufacturing and engineering services, was widely considered to be a contender for the top job at the company when current chief executive S.D....
  • Lok Sabha adjourned till Friday after furore over Telagana issue 22-08-2013 07:02 PM

    The Lok Sabha was adjourned till Friday after repeated disruptions on Thursday as the treasury and opposition benches clashed over a move to suspend Congress and TDP members whose protests against the creation of Telangana has paralysed the house for days. In a surprise move, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath...
  • IOC directs IOA to prune members in committee 17-08-2013 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: The International Olympic Committee on Saturday made it clear that its directive to elect just 19 members with voting rights in the executive council of the Indian Olympic Association is to ensure good governance in the upcoming elections, which is proposed to be held next month. In a...
  • Disturbed BCCI discusses High Court order's ramifications 30-07-2013 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: Rattled by the Bombay High Court order declaring BCCI's two-member probe panel to look into the IPL spot-fixing scandal as "illegal", the Board's top officials were On Tuesday engaged in hectic discussions to chalk out the future course of action. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation filed by the...
  • Railway bribery: Prime accused judicial custody ends today 19-07-2013 11:47 AM

    New Delhi: Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla's judicial custody ends on Friday. Suspended Railway Board Member Mahesh Kumar, Singla and eight others were charged in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case. The CBI in its chargesheet filed against 10 accused, has alleged Singla had...
  • Man arrested for killing three members of a family 22-06-2013 02:30 AM

    Ahmedabad: A man has been arrested for gruesome murder of three members of a family in Viramgam town in the district. Bachu Sipahi, the accused, allegedly killed Ramesh Thakor and his sons Rohit (5) and Tejas (3) on Thursday, Viramgam police said on Friday. Sub-inspector BP Prajapati said Sipahi usually...
  • PM to take oath as Rajya Sabha member today 17-06-2013 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was recently elected a member of the Rajya Sabha from Assam for the fifth consecutive term, will take oath Monday morning. Singh, who is the Leader of the Upper House, will take oath in the chamber of Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari at...
  • AI crew member detained in London for smuggling cigarettes 03-06-2013 02:32 PM

    Mumbai: An Air India cabin crew was detained by the London police for allegedly smuggling 50 cigarette crates. Though some members of the crew were released later Bhavik Shah, who admitted to his crime, was detained for eight hours. Later, Air India bailed him out by paying 5,000 pounds. Confirming...