Procession

  • Hemant Soren directs police officials to thwart any Naxal attempts to disrupt LS polls in state 26-03-2014 03:40 PM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday said state machineries have been directed to thwart any naxal attempt to disrupt the ensuing general election beginning from April 10 in the state. The state administration have been alerted and directed to gear up to meet any eventuality during the ensuing electoral...
  • Tariq Anwar flays Speaker's decision to recognise 13 rebel RJD MLAs 02-03-2014 07:07 PM

    Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Tariq Anwar on Sunday flayed Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary for recognising 13 rebel RJD MLAs as a separate group and said the latter should have consulted constitutional experts and taken views of the individual MLAs before arriving at a...
  • Rajya Sabha contest unlikely in Tamil Nadu 29-01-2014 01:48 PM

    The nomination papers of candidates of AIADMK, DMK and CPM for Rajya Sabha were accepted on Wednesday, paving the way for all six of them to be nominated to the Upper House without polling process scheduled for February 7. Nominations of AIADMK's L Sasikala Pushpa, Vijila Satyanand, S Muthukaruppan and...
  • Delhi poll: Election process starts today with issue of notification by Governor 09-11-2013 01:26 PM

    The election process for Delhi elections which begins on December 4 started on Saturday with the issue of gazette notification by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung. With this, the candidates can start filing their nominations from Saturday till November 16. After scrutiny of nominations on November 18, candidates can withdraw their...
  • Delhi: Battle within AAP as candidate challenges selection process 21-10-2013 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party is hoping to be the game-changer in the Delhi Assembly elections and are making fight against corruption their main plank. Keeping that in mind, AAP has been trying to pick its candidates carefully. Even before the electoral battle there is a battle within...
  • Govt probe reveals shortcomings in DMRC's tender process 18-10-2013 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: After coalgate, now questions are being raised on Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's tender process. A high level committee of the Urban development ministry has highlighted shortcomings of the tendering process followed by the DMRC saying it gave tender to a company whose key technical criteria was found to...
  • J&K: 1 Army jawan killed during fresh firing in Keran sector 11-10-2013 05:19 PM

    Srinagar: An Army jawan was killed during fresh firing in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Army said that firing took place when it tried to challenge an infiltration attempt, adding that they have successfully foiled the bid. The incident comes days after a similar attempt was made by terrorists...
  • Fi & Hi India's roadmap for food industry to reach $200 bn by 2015 07-10-2013 12:10 PM

    Mumbai: India is fast becoming one of the most sought after destinations for food investments. As per a finding by the Government of India - the Indian food industry is currently growing at an annual rate of 13 per cent and is valued at $135 billion, which is estimated to...
  • US shutdown: How will it affect India? 04-10-2013 11:46 PM

    If the shutdown in the US continues further, the rupee could depreciate and markets could be hit by global mood. The visa processing could delay. ...
  • Coal scam: Attorney General to answer questions in SC today 18-09-2013 08:28 AM

    The Centre on Tuesday faced a tough time in justifying the controversial coal block allocations in the Supreme Court which fired a volley of questions seeking explanation on various issues including why bidding procedure was not followed in giving away the valuable natural resource. The AG, who was flanked by...
  • Pakistan says framework ready for talks with Taliban 11-09-2013 12:53 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that the framework for holding talks with the Taliban was ready and there was no foreign pressure for this. Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Nisar said it was the unanimous decision of all political parties and military leadership to...
  • Manmohan Singh leaves for St. Petersburg to attend G20 Summit 31-08-2013 05:54 PM

    With policy actions in the US shaking currency markets globally and the world economy still in the risk zone, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves on a three-day visit to St. Petersburg on Wednesday to join other leaders at the G20 Summit and find ways to tackle the challenges. The visit...
  • Food processing grew at 20 per cent per annum: Industry expert 20-08-2013 01:32 AM

    Investments in the Indian food processing sector grew at 20 per cent per annum in five years and total investment at present is estimated at Rs 150,000 crore, employing over 100 lakh, ITC Agri and IT Business Group Head S Sivakumar said on Monday. Addressing reporters in Hyderabad on Food...
  • Tension erupts in Lucknow's old city area following clashes during religious procession 31-07-2013 11:49 AM

    Tension prevailed in the old city area in Lucknow when members of two groups engaged in brick-batting and arson during a religious procession, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Wednesday morning when a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Hazrat Ali, the son-in-law of the Prophet,...
  • Alarming rise in new psychoactive substances, says UN 29-06-2013 10:13 PM

    United Nations: The use of prescription drugs and so-called "designer drugs" are proliferating at an alarming rate, posing threats to public health, a UN report has said. While there has been a decline in the use of traditional drugs such as heroin and cocaine in some parts of the world,...
  • Clashing visions weigh on US drive for Taliban talks 28-06-2013 03:15 AM

    Islamabad: As the United States makes a fresh attempt to start talks with the Taliban, competing visions in Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan over what an eventual peace process might look like have emerged as one of the biggest hurdles. Washington's hopes of negotiating with the insurgents to stabilise Afghanistan before...
  • Pakistani leader among 29 killed in suicide bombing 19-06-2013 05:15 AM

    Islamabad: A member of the provincial assembly of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was among 29 people killed in a suicide bombing on Tuesday, media reports said. Over 50 people were injured. Independent member Imran Mohmand was killed in the blast at a funeral procession in Mardan, Geo News reported. Police...
  • Indian bankers suit up for war on debt defaulters 03-06-2013 09:05 AM

    Mumbai: Fed up with a profitable textile company's failure to repay its loan, UCO Bank has taken its grievance public, placing newspaper ads last month that brand the industrialist owner of S Kumar's Nationwide Ltd a defaulter. State Bank of India (SBI), Bank of India Ltd and Bank of Baroda...
  • Academicians lend support to DU's four-year programme 27-05-2013 01:41 AM

    New Delhi: With just days left for Delhi University's admission process to begin, over 80 academicians on Sunday issued a statement in support of the new four-year undergraduate programme and said detractors were spreading false and misguided propaganda. In the statement issued by DU Registrar, the academicians said a handful...
  • Take gradual initiatives: Kayani to Sharif on ties with India 19-05-2013 12:38 PM

    Islamabad: In the backdrop of Nawaz Sharif's positive remarks on ties with India, powerful Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has suggested Pakistan's Prime Minister - designate to take gradual initiatives with utmost caution for improving relations with New Delhi, a media report said on Sunday. Kayani made the suggestion...
  • Poll results delayed due to transparent process: ECP 13-05-2013 04:22 AM

    Islamabad: There has been a delay in the announcement of results of the general elections in Pakistan due to the "transparent process" and "legal procedures" adopted by the election commission, a top official said on Sunday. Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Ishtiak Ahmad Khan, however, said that there should...
  • Regulators pull J&J plant license on quality concerns 04-05-2013 06:11 AM

    Health officials in India have revoked Johnson & Johnson's license to make cosmetics at a plant outside Mumbai after they discovered the company had used an unauthorized process for sterilizing its baby powder. J&J said in a statement on Friday that it is in "ongoing discussions" with Indian regulators. "We...
  • WikiLeaks claims victory in Iceland court case 25-04-2013 06:54 AM

    London: WikiLeaks has said it has secured a victory in Iceland's Supreme Court against the financial blockade imposed by Visa and MasterCard on donations for the secret-spilling site. Visa and MasterCard were among half a dozen major US financial firms to pull the plug on WikiLeaks following its decision to...
  • Malaysia to hold General Elections on May 5 11-04-2013 10:00 AM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia will hold General Elections on May 5, an electoral official said on Wednesday, in what could be the toughest test of the ruling coalition's 56-year hold on power in the country. The Election Commission (EC) announced that General Elections will be held on May 5 while nomination...
  • Peace process with Pakistan not to be derailed: Salman Khurshid 14-01-2013 11:42 PM

    The Pakistan Army claimed that its troops did not kill Indian soldiers, and lodged its counter protest about ceasefire violations. ...
  • Sports ministry acts tough on boxing and archery bodies 07-12-2012 06:50 PM

    Indian sports ministry de-recognised the national boxing and archery bodies Friday for their faulty electoral process. ...