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  • Polls in Nepal fair, say Carter Centre, EU observer November 21, 2013

    Two prominent international organisations, Carter Centre and European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM), keeping an eye on Nepal's Constituent Assembly polls said Thursday that the elections were held in a fair manner. Organising separate press conferences here, both Carter Centre and EUEOM said that the elections were conducted in a peaceful...
  • Idea Cellular gets unified licence for seven circles October 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Department of Telecom has awarded unified licence to Idea Cellular for seven circles, sources said today. The company has been awarded licences for Assam, West Bengal, Kolkata, North East, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir and Odisha. "Idea Cellular has been awarded unified licence for seven circles," an...
  • Pro-Telangana leaders threaten 'militant struggle' January 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: Even as the pro-unified Andhra Pradesh leaders stepped up activity in New Delhi, Telangana seeking groups on Monday threatened to launch a "militant struggle" if their demand for a separate state was not conceded by January 28, "as promised" by the Centre. Congress legislators from Telangana decided to go...
  • Anti-Telangana ministers to camp in Delhi January 19, 2013

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh ministers from the Andhra-Rayalaseema regions will camp in New Delhi from Monday to prevail upon the Congress high command as well as the Centre not to divide the state. "We want Andhra Pradesh to remain united. We will present our case strongly to the party high command...
  • 2G case: Sanjay Chandra moves High Court January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Unitech Ltd MD Sanjay Chandra, an accused in 2G spectrum allocation scam case, on Friday moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of the charges framed against him saying the order by the trial court was passed in a 'casual and perfunctory manner'. He said the order was passed...
  • 2G: Essar questions CBI court's jurisdiction December 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Essar group on Wednesday said the special 2G court had no jurisdiction in taking cognisance of the CBI chargesheet filed against its five officials and three companies, and said it would be taking legal recourse in this regard. The company said in a statement that it has been "advised...
  • Need AFSPA in whole of J&K, Army tells Omar November 9, 2011

    Jammu: The Indian Army on Wednesday put its foot down on the issue of revocation of AFSPA, telling Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah that the security forces were required in the militancy-ridden state. At the meeting of the unified command in Jammu, the army took a tough stand saying...
  • Omar to meet Unified Command over AFSPA November 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will meet the Unified Command on Wednesday over removal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state. The big question remains that will Omar be able to convince the Army about removing the act? However, Omar did say that...
  • Obama calls for international response on Libya February 24, 2011

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said that the United States strongly condemns the use of violence on protesters in Libya and said a unified international response was forming. "The suffering and bloodshed is outrageous and it is unacceptable," Obama said in his strongest and most direct statements to date...
  • Curfew re-imposed in Kashmir after Friday deaths August 14, 2010

    Srinagar: A day after 4 protestors died in police firing across Jammu and Kashmir, curfew has been re-imposed in the Kashmir Valley. The only places where there is no curfew are Ganderbal, Bandipore and Awantipore. With Friday's killings, the total number of protesters killed in violence since June 11 has gone...
  • Naxal-hit states asked to set up unified command July 14, 2010

    New Delhi: The Centre has proposed additional funds, forces and a unified command for the states affected by the Naxal menace. Union Home Minister P Chidambaram requested the state governments of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa and West Bengal to create a unified command for anti-Naxal operations while addressing the meeting of...
  • Peace with Pakistan not one-way traffic: Antony June 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Making it clear that peace with Pakistan cannot be a "one-way traffic", Defence Minister A K Antony on Thursday said strong action against anti-India terrorist groups operating from its territory is a "pre-condition" for this process. The minister also cautioned that the problems confronting Pakistan, a nation facing "turmoil...
  • Madhav Nepal is Nepal's new premier, Maoists bow out May 23, 2009

    Kathmandu: A 56-year-old former student of Bihar's Goenka College became Nepal's new prime minister on Saturday after an election on the floor of the interim parliament had no challengers though the Maoists boycotted the exercise and announced they would not join the new government. Madhav Kumar Nepal, former chief of the...
  • Nepal likely to form a new coalition govt May 18, 2009

    Kathmandu: Nepal's two main political parties, the Communist Party of Nepal - Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and the Nepali Congress, announced that they have the majority necessary to form a new government without the Maoists. The announcement came after 32 politicians from a key ethnic party, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (MJF), said...