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  • Gujarat: Court orders police to file report over Modi's marital status 16-04-2014 10:19 PM

    Ahmedabad: A local court ordered the city police on Thursday to submit a report explaining the status of an application against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on the charge of hiding facts under oath. "Submit a report before the court within three weeks on the status of the investigation...
  • What Sanjaya Baru told CNN-IBN about his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister' 14-04-2014 12:28 PM

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  • Congress taunts BJP over denial of US visa to Narendra Modi 06-04-2014 11:40 PM

    With BJP fishing out a video clip of US President Barrack Obama to justify Amit Shah's controversial "revenge" remark, Congress on Sunday took a dig at the Opposition party reminding it of visa denial by US to Narendra Modi. "The Barack Obama fixation continues for the BJP. Amit Shah being...
  • MEA disappointed with Devyani Khobragade's re-indictment 15-03-2014 03:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has expressed disappointment at the re-indictment of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US visa fraud case. The MEA also said that this was an unnecessary action. Khobragade's father too has slammed the action saying it is a result of aggression. "The act...
  • Diplomat Devyani Khobragade re-indicted, arrest warrant issued 15-03-2014 07:25 AM

    New York: In a major setback to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, an arrest warrant has been issued against her in the US after she was re-indicted in the US visa fraud case. The new indictment that was filed in a federal court in Manhattan has charged Khobragade for the submission...
  • Sri Lanka cricketers refuse to sign new contracts 06-03-2014 03:32 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lankan players have refused to sign the new payment contracts as their demands of a share from the income derived through ICC events haven't been met by the cricket board (SLC). "The national players have refused to sign the contracts forwarded to them in Bangladesh," reported Daily Mirror...
  • National anthem row: Court dismisses cases against Sania Mirza 28-02-2014 11:44 PM

    A local court has dismissed three complaints against tennis star Sania Mirza for allegedly showing disrespect to the national anthem. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Sita Ram dismissed the complaints, which were clubbed into one, as the complainants did not appear before the court. The cases were pending since November 8,...
  • Verdict on plea of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case tomorrow 17-02-2014 06:49 PM

    The fate of three death row convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case will be sealed on Tuesday when the Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on their plea for commutation of their sentence to life imprisonment on ground of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The judgement will be delivered...
  • Devyani seeks dismissal of visa fraud case in US court 08-02-2014 12:49 PM

    New York: Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has sought dismissal of the visa fraud case against her on the ground that the indictment was filed in a court here a day after the US accorded her full diplomatic immunity and the country did not have criminal jurisdiction over her. Devyani's lawyer...
  • Vodafone tax row: Bombay HC puts off hearing to January 30 22-01-2014 02:40 PM

    The Bombay High Court has fixed January 30 for further hearing on a petition filed by Income Tax department challenging a recent order of the Appellate Tribunal which stayed the tax demand of Rs 3,700 crore on Vodafone India Services in an alleged transfer pricing case. The petition was mentioned...
  • India says US probably still most important ally 22-01-2014 07:16 AM

    New Delhi: The case of the Indian consul arrested and strip-searched in New York last month was handled "appallingly" and needs to be resolved, but the United States remains probably India's most important ally, the Indian ambassador to Washington said on Tuesday. "I won't underplay this incident, I won't overplay...
  • Bal Thackeray's sons locked in legal row over property 21-01-2014 03:23 PM

    A little over a year after the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, his sons Uddhav and Jaidev are locked in a legal row over property worth crores left behind by the party patriarch. Uddhav, who was anointed party's Executive President by his father, has moved the Bombay High...
  • Arguments for and against death sentence 21-01-2014 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: The debate on the death penalty is a never ending one. While some are in favour of it, others give various reasons to abolish it. The debate has been revived after the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty of 15 convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay...
  • Modi targeting me as I am vocal against him in snooping row: Jayanthi 14-01-2014 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi blamed Jayanthi Natarajan of being corrupt during her tenure as Environment Minister, the Congress has accused him of stooping to his lowest and defaming a woman. Natarajan on her part has said she is...
  • Snowden worked at US Embassy in Delhi: report 14-01-2014 12:22 AM

    Washington: Intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden worked at the US Embassy in India and took a course in "ethical hacking" in Delhi, about three years before he leaked the NSA's surveillance programmes that embarrassed the Obama administration. Snowden was in India in his capacity as a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor...
  • Full text: MEA statement on Devyani Khobragade 10-01-2014 07:54 AM

    Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has left for India from the US, said the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday morning. This came after she was indicted on two counts of visa fraud and making false statements. Following is the full statement of the MEA on the latest in the case...
  • Snoopgate: Commission not yet constituted, says Amit Shah 09-01-2014 06:40 PM

    Lucknow: Former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said the Centre has not yet constituted a Commission to inquire into the snooping scandal involving him and Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "The Commission has not been constituted as per my knowledge," Shah told reporters in Lucknow. He was asked whether...
  • Gujarat police refuse to register FIR against Modi in snoopgate 06-01-2014 11:20 PM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat police on Monday refused to register an FIR against Chief Minister Narendra Modi, his aide Amit Shah and others in the snooping scandal on a complaint by suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma, who threatened to move the court. Sharma, whose name has figured in the raging row, approached...
  • Body of retired diplomats condemn action against Khobragade 27-12-2013 10:18 PM

    An association of retired Indian ambassadors on Friday strongly condemned the treatment meted out to senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade by American authorities in New York and demanded an appropriate compensation to her for mental agony and trauma caused by the "illegal" action. The Association of Indian Diplomats said it...
  • Did Preet Bharara's office goof up in Devyani Khobragade case? 25-12-2013 11:17 PM

    New York: Did the office of Manhattan's India-born prosecutor Preet Bharara goof up in the paperwork for the arrest of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade to spark a major India-US diplomatic row? Khobragade's lawyer Daniel Arschack claims so, suggesting that India's then deputy consul general in New York was only arrested...
  • 'India withdraws US Consular staff ID cards' 24-12-2013 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: In a tough step against the United States of America over the Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragde case, India has decided to take firm reciprocal steps following the end of Tuesday's deadline for surrender of identity cards provided to US Consular staff. All the identity cards provided to US...
  • Modi snooping row not limited to Gujarat as more tapes emerge 24-12-2013 02:12 PM

    New Delhi: More audio tapes have surfaced in the snooping row allegedly involving Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The website Gulail.com has released 40 new tapes in the case alleging that the scope of the snooping was not confined to just Gujarat. The tapes show alleged conversations between whistleblower GL...
  • Snooping row: Trouble for Modi, more audio tapes to be released 24-12-2013 09:09 AM

    New Delhi: More trouble in store for BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as news portal Gulail is planning to release new audio tapes on the alleged snooping row. The tapes reportedly show how state machinery was used to tap the phone and stalk the woman...
  • UN gives accreditation to Devyani Khobragade 23-12-2013 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who was arrested for alleged visa fraud in the United States of America, has now been given accreditation by the United Nations. She has also been exempted from personal appearance in the case in the US. Devyani was moved to India's Permanent Mission at...
  • White House petition launched to drop charges against Devyani 23-12-2013 11:10 AM

    Washington: An online White House petition demanding the Obama Administration drop the visa fraud case against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has been launched in Washington by a group of Indian-Americans who said the senior Indian diplomat's public humiliation hurts the sentiments of the community. Protesting the manner in which India's...
  • UN immunity may save Devyani from punishment, not judgement: sources 21-12-2013 10:24 AM

    New Delhi: There is no end to the stand-off between India and the US over the Devyani Khobragade case. Even as the US state department said that any diplomatic immunity Devyani receives after her UN posting won't have retrospective effect, the Ministry of External Affairs sources have played it down....
  • Devyani arrest: Domestic workers protest, say maid's case ignored 21-12-2013 08:46 AM

    New York: Domestic workers and rights groups came out in large numbers as they held a rally near the Indian Consulate in New York on Friday to mark their support for Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade's domestic help Sangeeta Richards. Protesters believe the real issue, that is the plight of domestic...
  • US should have allowed India to handle Devyani case, says Khurshid 21-12-2013 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: Even as New Delhi seemed to be softening its stand on the diplomatic stand-off over Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said that US authorities should have allowed Indian courts to handle the matter. The External Affairs Minister, speaking to CNN, also said that...
  • Devyani Khobragade case: 12 key questions and their answers 20-12-2013 02:33 PM

    Several strands of controversy have come together in the row over the US's stern response to the accusation against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade of forging visa papers for her domestic help, and India's angry retaliation on a diplomatic level. From the question of visa fraud to whether the US overstepped...
  • Mumbai: Son missing since 14 months, family seeks government help 20-12-2013 10:55 AM

    Mumbai: While India pulls out all stops to bring back diplomat Devyani Khobragade from the US with dignity, another family in Mumbai is awaiting the return of its son. 28-year-old Hamid Ansari has been missing for the past 14 months. Ansari went missing while he was looking for a job...