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  • DGCA asks SpiceJet to immediately stop Re 1 ticket offer 02-04-2014 09:16 AM

    New Delhi: Terming SpiceJet's offer of rupee one fare across its domestic network as "predatory" and a "malpractice", aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday came down heavily on the no-frill carrier and asked it to stop such pricing immediately. Hours after SpiceJet offered fares as low as rupee one valid for...
  • Andhra faces constitutional crisis over President's rule 01-04-2014 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh is heading towards a fresh constitutional crisis as the President's rule will lapse on April 30, if the Parliament is not convened before that and gives its consent to the President's rule. Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan has written a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee to...
  • President's Rule in Delhi: SC asks Congress, BJP to file affidavits 31-03-2014 02:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress to file affidavits on the issue of President's Rule in Delhi. The Supreme Court gave the two parties two weeks' time to file their affidavits. The court adjourned the hearing in the case and will...
  • It's true! Food plucked off the floor within 5 seconds can be eaten, scientists prove 10-03-2014 03:20 PM

    How many times have you eaten food dropped on the floor because you applied the five-second rule? The urban myth now has scientific backing! A study by UK's Aston University discovered that food plucked off the floor within a few seconds is less likely to contain bacteria than if left...
  • Cabinet approves President's Rule in Andhra Pradesh 28-02-2014 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh, which is being split to create Telangana, will be put under President's Rule and the Assembly placed under suspended animation. The Union Cabinet in its last meeting before the Lok Sabha elections on Friday decided to impose President's Rule in the state. The state has been...
  • President Rule in Delhi: SC seeks Centre's reponse over AAP petition 24-02-2014 01:03 PM

    New Delhi: In a relief to the Aam Aadmi Party, the Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre over keeping the Delhi Assembly in suspended animation and imposition of President's Rule. The Centre has to reply within four weeks that whether the decision was a correct call or...
  • AAP moves SC against President's rule in Delhi 20-02-2014 08:33 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision to impose President's rule in Delhi on the recommendation of the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung alleging it was done to protect Congress leaders and former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit from corruption charges. The party contended the February 16...
  • Andhra Pradesh heading for President's Rule? 19-02-2014 10:59 PM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh may be heading for President's Rule as the Congress is not likely to name a successor to N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, who resigned as chief minister on Wednesday to protest against the state's break up. The Congress leadership has not taken a final decision as it is...
  • AAP initiatives to stay at least till March 31 18-02-2014 06:36 PM

    Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today made it clear that none of the decisions and initiatives, including the 50 per cent subsidy on power tariff, taken by the AAP-led government will be scrapped, at least till March 31. Lt Governor, who is now administering Delhi after President's rule was imposed, held...
  • President accepts Kejriwal government's resignation, approves President Rule in Delhi 17-02-2014 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: Days after the AAP dramatically stepped down from power in Delhi, the President has accepted the government's resignation, informed Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday. Addressing the Lok Sabha ahead of Interim Budget speech, Shinde told the House that the Arvind Kejriwal-led government's resignation was accepted by...
  • After Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party's focus now on 2014 Lok Sabha polls 16-02-2014 07:52 AM

    New Delhi: As the Union Cabinet approved President's Rule in Delhi on Saturday following the resignation of the Aam Aadmi Party government, the party is getting ready for the Lok Sabha polls. Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal will head the poll campaign and the party has also launched the 'jhadoo...
  • AAP spokesperson Prithvi Reddy on why Arvind Kejriwal quit 15-02-2014 09:26 PM

    AAP's spokesperson Prithvi Reddy explains the party's stand on why Arvind Kejriwal and his Cabinet resigned. Why AAP quit government. To explain this, let us rewind a bit. In 2011, people of our country said, "enough is enough" and came together to fight for a strong Anti-corruption law. After many...
  • IPL 7: A quick guide to the 2014 Players' Auction 11-02-2014 01:55 PM

    The two-day IPL players' auction gets underway on Wednesday in Bengaluru, where 514 capped and uncapped players will go under the hammer. The IPL Governing Council had made some changes to the rules governing the auction, which may force the eight franchises to re-work their strategies before they prepare their...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: Soli Sorabjee backs AAP government's stand 08-02-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: Eminent lawyer Soli Sorabjee on Saturday backed the Delhi government's stand that there was no need to take the prior consent of the Centre before introduction of its Jan Lokpal Bill in the Assembly, which it plans to do next week. In his opinion given to the Delhi...
  • Mayawati demands President's Rule in UP over 'deteriorating' law and order 07-02-2014 02:42 PM

    BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday demanded dismissal of Uttar Pradesh government and imposition of President's Rule over "deteriorating" law and order situation in the state. "I want to appeal to the UP Governor and also to the Centre that law and order is very bad in the state and they...
  • 60-day emergency rule imposed in Thailand to quell anti-government protests 21-01-2014 07:32 PM

    Thailand on Tuesday imposed a 60-day state of emergency in the capital and surrounding areas to quell violent anti-government protests aimed at forcing embattled premier Yingluck Shinawatra from office. "The cabinet decided to invoke the emergency decree to take care of the situation and to enforce the law," Deputy Prime...
  • Delhi: AAP seeks referendum, Congress and BJP call it a gimmick 18-12-2013 10:41 PM

    New Delhi: The term of the Delhi assembly is over, but Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal has sought time till Monday to seek the people's verdict through SMSes on whether they should form the government with the support of the Congress. The party claims to have launched a massive...
  • Centre to decide on President's Rule in Delhi 18-12-2013 09:41 AM

    New Delhi: The Centre is set to take a decision on imposing President's Rule in the national capital as the assembly tenure comes to an end on Wednesday. There is still no clarity as to whether the Aam Aadmi Party will form the government even though it has been invited...
  • The Last Word: Is AAP's response to its mandate wise or silly farce? 17-12-2013 09:52 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party has decided that it will hold public rallies across Delhi and ask voters whether it should support the move to form a government with the support of Congress or not. AAP leaders and MLAs will start the process of public consultation and hold rallies in every...
  • Delhi deadlock: AAP meets after Congress agrees to its 18 conditions 17-12-2013 10:19 AM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party will hold a meeting on Tuesday, but it is unlikely to budge from its stand on the formation of the government in Delhi. The AAP has reportedly commissioned a poll to gauge public opinion among voters. "We will meet Political Affairs Committee and discuss...
  • L-G recommends President's Rule in Delhi: Sources 16-12-2013 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday recommended President's Rule in the national capital as no party is ready to form a government, said sources. The Lieutenant Governor has sent a report to the Ministry of Home Affairs, saying Delhi Assembly be kept in suspended animation. The report...
  • AAP must brave a majority test

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    The one-year-old Aam Aadmi Party made history this month by garnering 28 seats in the Delhi Assembly elections, shaking up the 2 party political system...

  • Delhi: If no government by December 18, President's Rule is inevitable 12-12-2013 01:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Dr Najeeb Jung has got a tough job on his hands. He has asked Dr Harsh Vardhan, BJP's chief ministerial candidate, to meet him to discuss the formation of next government in Delhi. Going by the precedent set by the former President KR...
  • Sebastian Vettel against double points rule change 10-12-2013 10:47 PM

    Red Bull's four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel has branded as 'absurd' a rule change to award double points at the final race of the Formula One season from next year. The 26-year-old, winner of the last four championships, told Germany's Sport Bild on Tuesday that he saw no merit in...
  • ICC's Richardson hails new ODI rules as successful 03-12-2013 02:42 PM

    Mumbai: The new ODI rules might have demoralised the bowlers during the recent India-Australia seven-game series with 300-plus scores being comfortably chased by both teams, but the ICC on Tuesday hailed the rule change and called it a "good success". "The ICC Cricket Committee meets once a year and the...
  • Arjuna Ranatunga fears for bowlers under new ODI rules 29-11-2013 10:51 AM

    Mumbai: Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga is apprehensive that the repeated changes in the rules of one-day internationals have shifted the advantage so overwhelmingly in favour of the batsmen that very few youngsters in future would opt to be bowlers. "A lot of people say it [new rules] is...
  • Congress following 'divide and rule' policy: Narendra Modi 19-11-2013 09:59 PM

    Upping the ante against Congress, Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused it of pursuing a "divide and rule" policy by fanning tensions between Hindus and Muslims. "Congress has a divisive mentality. It only works on a rule to divide a brother from brother, raise a wall of divide", Modi said at...
  • More than 16,000 punished in China for violating guidelines 18-11-2013 01:02 PM

    Around 16,699 people were punished for violating the frugality guidelines of the Communist Party of China (CPC) amid anti-corruption efforts, the party disciplinary watchdog said Monday. Among them, 3,721 received party or administrative punishment by the end of September, according to the CPC disciplinary panel, Xinhua reported. In December 2012,...
  • My Lord a symbol of slavery, should be prohibited, says SC 11-11-2013 08:40 PM

    Addressing judges as My Lord or Your Lordships in courts is a relic of colonial era and a sign of slavery, a petition filed in Supreme Court said, on Monday, and sought a ban on their use in the country. A PIL was filed on Monday by a 75-year-old lawyer...
  • New ODI rules under scanner 31-10-2013 10:47 PM

    The new ODI rules allow only four fielders outside the circle as compared to five earlier. ...