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  • Lankan issue will not affect us in polls: Congress 04-04-2014 05:35 PM

    Union Minister and senior Congress leader G K Vasan on Friday said the Centre's stand in abstaining from voting on a US resolution on alleged war crimes by Sri Lanka at UNHRC would not affect the party in the Lok Sabha elections. "No way the Sri Lankan issue will affect...
  • Salem: Stalin, 2,000 DMK workers booked for violating ban orders 27-01-2014 08:42 AM

    Salem: DMK leader MK Stalin and 2,000 party workers were booked by the Salem police for inaugurating a statue of late party veteran Veerapandi Arumugam in the city in violation of ban orders. Cases had been registered against the DMK Treasurer, who inaugurated the statue on Sunday evening, and others...
  • Polling begins at Yercaud Assembly constituency 04-12-2013 12:10 PM

    Polling for the Yercaud Assembly constituency in Salem district began on Wednesday, where AIADMK and arch rival DMK are locked in a tough fight to test their political fortunes, ahead of Lok Sabha polls next year. This is also the first time in Tamil Nadu that voters have been provided...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-11-2013 10:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Tejpal misses deadline, Goa police to arrest him 28-11-2013 09:06 PM

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal is likely to be arrested by the Goa Police after he failed to meet the 3 PM deadline set by it for questioning in a sexual assault case involving a woman journalist. ...
  • Abu Salem jailed for 7 years in fake passport case 28-11-2013 11:44 AM

    Hyderabad: Underworld don Abu Salem has been sentenced to seven years in jail in the 2001 fake passport case by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Hyderabad. The court, which had convicted the extradited gangster in the case on November 18, pronounced the sentence on Thursday. Judge...
  • Abu Salem held guilty in the 2001 fake passport case 18-11-2013 05:48 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday pronounced gangster Abu Salem guilty in the 2001 fake passport case. The quantum of the punishment will be decided on November 28. Trial against Salem for obtaining a passport under a fictitious name in 2001 from Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: BSP MLA Noor Saleem Rana gets bail 24-09-2013 04:33 PM

    Lucknow: BSP MLA Noor saleem Rana has been granted bail in connection with Muzaffarngar riots. He was behind the bars for allegedly making hate speeches that led to the communal violence in the area. Earlier on Monday Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som had been rejected bail. Som is...
  • Yemen PM escapes unhurt after gunmen shoot at motorcade-aide 01-09-2013 02:30 AM

    Gunmen opened fire on the motorcade of Yemen's Prime Minister on Saturday, but Salem Basindwa escaped unhurt, an aide said. Ali al-Sarari, an adviser to Basindwa, said the attack happened in the evening in Sanaa while Basindwa was returning home from his office. Sarari said Basindwa's guards identified the licence...
  • Paes-Nestor pair lifts Winston-Salem open trophy 25-08-2013 10:01 PM

    Winston-Salem (USA): Leander Paes won his first title of the season when he triumphed at the Winston-Salem Open with Canadian Daniel Nestor as the veteran pair defeated Treat Huey and Dominic Inglot 7-6(10), 7-5 in the final, here. Paes and Nestor, both aged 40, were playing together for just the...
  • Monfils retires in the final to hand Melzer Winston-Salem trophy 25-08-2013 09:17 AM

    North Carolina: Austria's Jurgen Melzer didn't want to spend a week in New York with all the craziness surrounding the start of the US Open. Instead, he spent the week training and playing in the relative quiet of North Carolina and came away with a champion's trophy and a big...
  • Melzer, Monfils reach Winston-Salem Open final 24-08-2013 08:57 AM

    North Carolina: Former top-10 players Gael Monfils and Jurgen Melzer beat higher-ranked players on Friday to advance to the Winston-Salem Open final. Frenchman Monfils overcame early struggles to beat Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine 7-6 (11), 6-3 in the first semi-final at the Wake Forest Tennis Center. "It's very good...
  • Querrey, Dolgopolov, Monfils, Melzer in Winston-Salem semis 23-08-2013 08:34 AM

    North Carolina: Gael Monfils once ranked among the world's top 10 players, beat Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to advance to the Winston-Salem Open semifinals. The 43rd-ranked Frenchman will face Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine, a 7-6 (7), 6-3 winner over Lu Yen-hsun of Taiwan. "It's...
  • Querrey, Monfils reach quarters in North Carolina 22-08-2013 09:15 AM

    North Carolina: Sam Querrey wants to get in as many matches as he can to prepare for next week's US Open. Yet Querrey nearly saw his preparations come to an early end on Wednesday, struggling early before edging Finland's Jarkko Nieminen 4-6, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (12) to advance to the...
  • No. 2 seed Seppi upset at Winston-Salem Open 21-08-2013 01:06 PM

    North Carolina: Andreas Seppi was upset on Tuesday night in the second round of the Winston-Salem Open, leaving Spaniard Tommy Robredo as the only survivor among the top four seeds at the tournament. Second-seeded Seppi was beaten by American qualifier Steve Johnson 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-5. The tournament lost two...
  • Fish retires in 3rd set at Winston-Salem Open 21-08-2013 08:47 AM

    North Carolina: American Mardy Fish retired because of heat stroke during the third set of his second-round match on Tuesday at the Winston-Salem Open. No. 11 seed Jarkko Nieminen was leading Fish 7-5, 6-7 (3), 3-2 when Fish resigned. Fish said in a statement issued by the ATP he developed...
  • Isner, Berdych pull out of Winston-Salem Open 20-08-2013 09:33 AM

    Winston-Salem: The biggest news at a soggy Winston-Salem Open on Monday wasn't made by who advanced. It was who pulled out. Two-time defending champion John Isner and top seed Tomas Berdych withdrew from the tournament. After the start of the day was delayed by 4 hours and 10 minutes due...
  • Fish beats Donskoy in Winston-Salem Open first round 19-08-2013 09:12 AM

    Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Mardy Fish beat Evgeny Donskoy 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 on Sunday in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open. Fish - a wild-card entrant - advances to face Jarkko Nieminen of Finland, the tournament's 11th seed, in the second round. The tournament - the men's final tuneup event...
  • CBI allowed to drop charges carrying death, life imprisonment against Abu Salem in 1993 blasts 14-08-2013 08:47 AM

    A special TADA court on Tuesday allowed the CBI to drop certain charges against extradited gangster Abu Salem in connection with the 1993 serial bomb blasts case. The CBI had earlier told the Supreme Court that it wanted to withdraw certain charges under TADA Act, Explosives Substances Act, Arms Act...
  • 1993 Bombay blast: CBI allowed to drop certain charges against Salem 13-08-2013 10:09 PM

    Mumbai: A special TADA court on Tuesday allowed the CBI to drop certain charges against extradited gangster Abu Salem in connection with the 1993 serial bomb blasts case. The CBI had earlier told the Supreme Court that it wanted to withdraw certain charges under TADA Act, Explosives Substances Act, Arms...
  • TADA court to resume trial against Salem in 1993 blasts case 08-08-2013 03:55 AM

    Mumbai: Two days after Supreme Court ruled that extradition of Abu Salem to India is still valid, a special TADA court in Mumbai on Wednesday asked prosecution and defence advocates to proceed with the trial against the gangster in the 1993 serial blasts case. Special court judge GA Sanap on...
  • Abu Salem's extradition is valid, rules SC 05-08-2013 10:46 AM

    New Delhi: Underworld don Abu Salem will continue to face trial in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday while hearing his plea to quash his extradition from Portugal. While ruling that Abu Salem's extradition is valid, the court vacated stay on various trails against him....
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: SC to deliver verdict on Abu Salem's plea 05-08-2013 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is set to deliver its verdict on gangster Abu Salem's plea on Monday for quashing trials against him. Salem had filed the application after the Portugal's Supreme Court terminated his extradition on the grounds that India had violated deportation rules. Salem was deported in 2005...
  • SC to deliver verdict on Abu Salem's plea for quashing of trials against him 04-08-2013 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday pronounce its verdict on gangster Abu Salem's plea for quashing trials against him in various cases after Portugal's apex court terminated his extradition to India for "violation" of deportation rules by authorities in New Delhi. A bench headed by Chief Justice P...
  • TN: Man arrested for suspiciously roaming near guest house where Advani is to stay 30-07-2013 07:39 PM

    Salem: A 46-year old man was on Tuesday "secured" by police after he was found moving around in a suspicious manner near the Salem Steel Plant Guest house where senior BJP leader LK Advani is scheduled to stay during his visit here on August 1, police said. Mohammed Ali of...
  • TN BJP General Secretary murder: Party calls for statewide bandh 22-07-2013 10:27 AM

    Chennai: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday called for a statewide bandh in Tamil Nadu after the party state unit General Secretary V Ramesh was murdered on Friday night. The BJP leader was hacked to death by unidentified assailants near his house in Salem, police said. The 52-year-old Ramesh alias...
  • Devendra, who attacked Abu Salem, says he spoke to Chhota Shakeel 04-07-2013 01:11 PM

    Mumbai: Devendra Baburao Jagtap, accused of firing at Abu Salem last week, told investigators on Thursday that he spoke to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim aide Chhota Shakeel twice from the Taloja Central Jail, Mumbai. Jagtap claimed that a mobile phone was facilitated into the jail by Manoj Lahmane, who is...
  • Abu Salem attack: Police arrest man who provided weapon to attacker 03-07-2013 11:51 AM

    Mumbai: There seems to be a breakthrough the in investigation in the Abu Salem attack case as the Mumbai Police has detained the man who allegedly provided the weapon to Abu Salem's attacker in Taloba jail. The Mumbai Crime Branch arrested Manoj Lahmane, the man who allegedly smuggled the country-made...
  • Abu Salem attack: Police to quiz wife of the accused 29-06-2013 09:29 PM

    Mumbai: The Navi Mumbai police on Saturday got permission from a sessions court to arrest Devendra Jagtap, alias JD, who allegedly fired two rounds with a country-made revolver at extradited gangster Abu Salem at the high-security Taloja jail on Thursday. "We had to take the permission of the court to...
  • 4 policemen suspended after attack on Salem in Mumbai jail 28-06-2013 02:23 PM

    Mumbai: Four policemen were suspended on Friday after an attack on gangster Abu Salem inside Taloja Central Jail in Mumbai. Salem, who was attacked second time in a prison in the last three years, was shot at by 32-year-old inmate Devendra Jagtap twice, but got away with a minor injury...