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  • CBI to quiz PC Parakh in coal block allocation case 16-04-2014 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: Probe into alleged irregularities in allocation of Talabira-II coal blocks has gained momentum as CBI has started questioning top executives of Aditya Birla Group and were likely to quiz former Coal Secretary PC Parakh next week. Official sources said that some of the top executives of Rs 2.4...
  • Publishers make merry in election season, books on politicians fly off the shelves 16-04-2014 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: Book publishers are making a merry this election season. With the election battle unveiling in book stands now, books on political leaders are soon flying off the shelves. The two books that apparently are the most sought after currently are Sanjaya Baru's 'The Accidental Prime Minister' and former...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 14-04-2014 10:39 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Manmohan Singh's image hits a new low after 2 tell-all books on him 14-04-2014 10:30 PM

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's 10-year tenure comes to an end, two tell-all books by former bureaucrats have delivered another strong blow to his already battered image. While the PM's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru's book claims that his decisions were monitored and dictated by Congress President Sonia...
  • Has Sonia Gandhi undermined the Office of the Prime Minister? 14-04-2014 09:55 PM

    As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's 10-year tenure comes to an end, two tell-all books by former bureaucrats have delivered another strong blow to his already battered image. While the PM's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru's book claims that his decisions were monitored and dictated by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former...
  • Nothing to hide in coal allocation: PMO 14-04-2014 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Monday said that the matter relating to exploitation of coal reserves was under judicial scrutiny and the UPA government has nothing to hide in the matter. "This matter is under judicial scrutiny and the government is assisting the investigating agency on the...
  • News 360: Ex-coal secy releases book on Coalgate, wants CBI probe 14-04-2014 08:24 PM

    The former coal secretary, PC Parakh, has now demanded that the Prime Minister's role be probed by the CBI. He claimed that the PM's authority was undermined and he allowed it to happen. In his tell-all book 'Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths', to be released on Tuesday, Parakh...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Priyanka more charismatic than Rahul as a leader? 14-04-2014 07:15 PM

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Monday rubbished news reports that said she wanted to challenge BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi but was stopped by the party high command. However, Priyanka Gandhi told CNN-IBN, "I have always said my focus is on the two seats of Amethi and...
  • Parakh demands CBI probe into PM's role in coal scam 14-04-2014 06:02 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister has been targeted once again. After Manmohan Singh's former media advisor said that he had little say in governance, with all the major decisions being taken by Sonia Gandhi, a former coal secretary has accused him of cowering under political pressure even during the infamous...
  • Manmohan Singh could not control his ministers: PC Parakh 14-04-2014 05:30 PM

    Former coal secretary PC Parakh in his book 'Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and Other Truths', wrote that Dr Manmohan Singh was was heading a government in which he had "little" political authority. He said, "Then I worked with Shibu Soren and he vehemently opposed my proposal to make coal blocks...
  • What Sanjaya Baru told CNN-IBN about his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister' 14-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Live Blog: Sanjaya Baru on books row ...
  • Congress on book row: 'Weakest PM' Vajpayee freed Kandahar terrorists 14-04-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: Sanjaya Baru, the former media advisor of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has stirred up a storm with his latest book 'The Accidental Prime Minister' wherein he claimed that the PM was nothing but an "object of ridicule" in a UPA regime led by "Super Prime Minister" Sonia Gandhi....
  • Sanjaya Baru and PC Parakh's books sponsored by Modi: Digvijaya Singh 14-04-2014 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has alleged that the books written by Prime Minister's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru and former coal secretary PC Parakh are sponsored by Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "No one reads Parakh or Sanjay Baru's books. All these books are sponsored...
  • After Baru, ex-coal secretary makes embarrassing claims about PM 14-04-2014 07:37 AM

    New Delhi: After former media advisor Sanjaya Baru's embarrassing revelations about Dr Manmohan Singh as the PM, a former coal secretary PC Parakh has penned a tell-all book which he says that Dr Singh was was heading a government in which he had "little" political authority. In his book "Crusader...
  • Saina Nehwal out but Sindhu advances to 2nd round of Singapore Open 09-04-2014 07:31 PM

    Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal's poor form in international arena continued as she suffered a first round exit in the Singapore Open Super Series while PV Sindhu made her way into the pre-quarterfinals after a hard-fought victory in women's singles on Wednesday. World number eight Saina fought for an hour...
  • Will Innocent be able to change the fortunes of Malayalee actors in politics? 06-04-2014 12:10 PM

    Chalakudy: If huge crowds are anything to go by, then veteran Malayalee actor Innocent could be a front-runner in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Innocent is the Independent candidate from Chalakudy, supported by the Left. The actor-turned-politician has been inspired by his recent battle with cancer, to work for the...
  • WB: BJP Barasat candidate PC Sorcar granted bail 02-04-2014 06:01 PM

    Barasat BJP candidate and magician P C Sorcar on Wednesday surrendered before a local court and was granted bail in connection with a case of making alleged derogatory remarks against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He was granted bail on a bond of Rs 3000. Sorcar had made the alleged remarks...
  • BJP candidate PC Sorcar gets EC notice for comments against Mamata 30-03-2014 08:55 PM

    Kolkata: Magician P.C.Sorcar, who is contesting the Lok Sabha polls on a BJP ticket from West Bengal's Barasat, has been slapped a show cause notice by the Election Commission for making derogatory comments against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and his Trinamool Congress rival. Two days back, without naming the chief...
  • Kerala: PC Chacko, MA Baby, O Rajagopal file papers for LS polls 20-03-2014 05:55 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: With just two days left for the close of nominations for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in Kerala, several prominent candidates of ruling Congress-led UDF, opposition LDF and BJP on Thursday entered the fray. Congress leader PC Chacko, who headed the JPC on 2G spectrum allocation, filed papers...
  • Situation adverse for Congress, did not want to contest: PC Chacko 15-03-2014 03:34 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In yet another embarrassment for the Congress which is trying to force its senior leaders to contest in the Lok Sabha elections, the AICC spokesperson and its Chalakudy candidate PC Chacko said that the Congress is facing an adverse situation nationally. He said that he did not want to...
  • From Baichung Bhutia to Gul Panag, many celebs in fray for LS polls 13-03-2014 09:56 PM

    New Delhi: Elections for the 16th Lok Sabha are witnessing many entrants from the sports and glamour industry. While actor Gul Panag will be contesting as an Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Chandigarh, former footballer Baichung Bhutia is contesting the Lok Sabha elections on Trinamool Congress ticket. Gul Panag on...
  • Disqualify candidates on framing of charges: Law Commission 10-03-2014 07:31 PM

    A candidate should be disqualified on framing of charges in cases punishable by five years or more as the current criteria of disqualification upon conviction is "incapable" of barring criminals from electoral politics, the Law Commission has recommended. The Commission, in a report presented to the Supreme Court, has also...
  • Winning potential key factor for candidates: BJP leader 01-03-2014 12:21 AM

    Administrative experience and the potential to win were the key factors in selecting candidates in West Bengal for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, BJP leader Siddhartha Nath Singh said on Friday. The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday announced its first list of 54 candidates for the polls, including 17 for West...
  • Magician PC Sorcar to use his magic for BJP, wants to vanish poverty 28-02-2014 02:40 PM

    Magician PC Sorcar has said that he wants to ensure poverty vanishes just like in a magic trick. He was given a ticket by the BJP recently also endorsed the party's PM nominee Narendra Modi. ...
  • Man crosses over into Pak territory, did not return back home 12-02-2014 08:19 PM

    A man allegedly crossed over to Pakistan, but has not been handed back to Border Security Force by Pakistani authorities, a senior BSF officer said. The man crossed the border from near Babliyan outpost on Sunday evening following which a flag meeting was held, IG BSF PC Meena said. There...
  • Sony, Lenovo in talks on possible PC business alliance: Report 01-02-2014 01:32 PM

    Tokyo: Japan's Sony Corp and Chinese technology company Lenovo Group are in talks about a possible joint venture to take over Sony's loss-making Vaio PC business overseas, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported on Saturday. The Japanese electronics and media giant called the report inaccurate while acknowledging that it was looking at...
  • PC shipments continue global decline as mobile wins out: Report 12-01-2014 04:17 PM

    Beijing: Worldwide PC shipments fell 10 per cent last year to 314.6 million units as manufacturers could not stop consumers opting for smartphones and tablets instead, showed preliminary data from researcher IDC. Shipments reached 82.2 million personal computers in October-December, 5.6 percent less than in the same period a year...
  • Devyani Khobragade case: Has India been forced to climb down? 10-01-2014 11:49 PM

    In just over an hour from now, Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade will return to India after being charged for visa fraud and making false statements. But the diplomatic tussle is far from over with Delhi asking Washington to withdraw one of its diplomats in what is being seen as a...
  • No one can take India for granted: Congress on Devyani row 10-01-2014 02:15 PM

    Content over the turn of events in the Devyani Khobragade diplomatic row, Congress leader PC Chacko said that the government had proved that nobody can take India for granted. "What happened was very unfortunate. Such a thing never happens in diplomatic circle. India is not going to take things like...