The BJP-led Karnataka government has banned the export of iron ore in order to check illegal mining which has been rampant in the state. The decision taken by the B S Yeddyurappa government will prevent miners from transporting iron ore to ports in the neighbouring states. The state government has already banned issuing permits to transport iron ore and other minerals for exports. Will the ban on iron ore export help check illegal mining in Karnataka?
11:28 AM, Jul 30, 2010
Manchester City's summer of frivolous cash flow is showing no signs of relenting any time soon, they are being linked with number of players. Do you think they can win premier league this season?
02:12 PM, Jul 23, 2010
Rajeev Masand says 'Milenge Milenge' is regressive, senseless, and packed with plot-holes the size of craters. What do you feel?
10:59 PM, Jul 09, 2010
On Sunday, Saina Nehwal added a third title to her kitty after winning the Indonesia Open Super Series trophy with a hard-fought win over Japan's Sayaka Sato on Sunday. Earlier, the badminton player had won India Open GP Gold and Singapore Open Super Series. Can Saina reach the No 1 spot this year?
04:07 PM, Jun 28, 2010
During his two-day visit to Pakistan, Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Chidambaram, in his talks, was categorical that Islamabad should take immediate action against the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Do you think Chidambaram's hardtalk will speed up the 26/11 trial in Pakistan?
01:54 PM, Jun 28, 2010
Choose your best MJ song on his first death anniversary on June 25.
04:26 PM, Jun 24, 2010
Choose the King of Pop's best song on his first death anniversary (June 25).
02:53 PM, Jun 24, 2010
Tonight at 10 pm on Face The Nation
, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether south Indian languages have suffered because of dominance of Hindi?
12:07 PM, Jun 23, 2010
If you are tired of being stuck in snarling traffic and facing pollution, worry not. New hybrid buses, efficient and practical, thanks to an inbuilt electric drive system developed by Siemens, will help cut down on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Do you think new hybrid buses will help reduce Co2 emission?
02:55 PM, Jun 14, 2010
The actors will be seen together in 'Milenge Milenge', their first film post their break-up
01:38 PM, Jun 14, 2010
Cut-offs, admission tension, which course to follow -- it's that time of the year again! If you have any questions related to admissions and which courses to follow, send them to us. Our experts will take them up in our special programme 'Campus Calling'. Do remember to leave your name, e-mail and other contact details.
02:02 PM, Jun 10, 2010
Kolkata teenager Rauvanjit Rawla, a student in one of the city's prestigious missionary schools, committed suicide on February 12 after being given corporal punishment in school. The boy's father has lodged a police complaint against the principal and four teachers of the school in Kolkata alleging they were responsible for his son's death. The teenager committed suicide on because one of his teachers had beaten and humiliated him in the school, he alleged. This is not the first instance of students falling victims to corporal punishment. There have been a rising number of cases of corporal punishment in schools across the country - both rural and urban India - with some resulting in deaths. Should there be a law banning corporal punishment in India?
11:04 AM, Jun 09, 2010
Amitabh Bachchan has decided not to attend the IIFA Awards in Sri Lanka in spite of being the brand ambassador.
12:48 PM, Jun 04, 2010
In an early morning attack, Naxals struck again in Jhargram in West Bengal. Thirteen coaches of the Mumbai-bound Howrah-Kurla Lokmanya Tilak Express were derailed and then hit by another goods train in Jhargram. Recent attacks show that the Naxals, increasingly, have started attacking civilians. Has the law and order machinery failed completely in the Naxal-infested states of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh? Should state police be given control to fight the Nxal menace instead of Central police forces? Why do you think the Govt has failed to contain the Naxal menace?
10:45 AM, May 28, 2010
BJP President Nitin Gadkari had likened Lalu Prasad, chief of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, and Mulayam Singh Yadav, who leads the Samajwadi Party, to "dogs who lick the feet of the Congress" at a public rally in Chandigarh on Wednesday night. He later issued an apology, saying he didn't mean to be offensive. In a separate incident, the Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ishwardas Rohani broke down and cried in the House on Wednesday after learning that Congress MLAs had allegedly taunted a BJP woman MLA. Is courtesy dying among Indian politicians?
03:41 PM, May 13, 2010
Union Sports Minister M S Gill has restored a 1975 regulation in the government guidelines dealing with the tenure of office-bearers of sporting bodies including the Indian Olympic Association. The clause limits the number of terms for a sport administrator and also sets a retirement age of 70 for sport federation chiefs. Will a fixed tenure help the growth of sport in the country?
01:57 PM, May 07, 2010
26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab gets death sentence by Special Court. Do you think death sentence a deterrent for terror? Tell us.
02:23 PM, May 06, 2010
Aamir is a classy actor, while Shah Rukh has mass appeal. Do you agree?
02:15 PM, Apr 24, 2010
Over the years, the famed Miss India pageant has given many famous faces to the film industry. For many, the pageant has almost become a stepping stone for entering Bollywood. From Zeenat Aman to Juhi Chawla to Aishwarya Rai to Priyanka Chopra, most of Bollywood's leading ladies have sashayed the ramp at Miss India pageants. With this year's preliminary rounds already underway, are we going to see more Miss Indias turn heroines in Bollywood?
06:44 PM, Mar 31, 2010
A new study says that brainstorming may not be the ideal route to take for generating unique and varied ideas. Researchers at the Texas A&M University have observed that brainstorming exercises can lead to fixation on only one idea or possibility, blocking out other ideas and possibilities. This, in turn, leads to conformity of ideas. Do you think brainstorming actually leads to innovative ideas?
01:25 PM, Mar 31, 2010