Withdrawal

  • Maharashtra health minister appeals doctors to withdraw strike 02-07-2014 11:36 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Health Minister Suresh Shetty has appealed to striking medical officers under the public health department to end their agitation and resume duty. In an statement issued here on Wednesday Shetty urged doctors not to cause trouble to citizens. On June 2, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan held discussions...
  • DMK's Stalin withdraws resignation after Karunanidhi intervenes 18-05-2014 04:52 PM

    Chennai: DMK treasurer and chief M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin on Sunday withdrew his offer to resign from party posts after party chief intervened. Stalin had offered to resign from all party posts following party's debacle in the Lok Sabha elections. Party workers were also seen protesting outside Stalin's residence...
  • In no hurry to withdraw support to AAP government: Congress 27-01-2014 05:15 PM

    Congress on Monday made it clear that it was in no hurry to reconsider its support to the AAP government in Delhi, but expressed disappointment over its functioning and also condemned the criticism by its minister Somnath Bharti of President Pranab Mukherjee's speech on the eve of the Republic Day....
  • Assembly polls: 562 candidates withdraw nomination 16-11-2013 08:26 PM

    A total of 562 candidates pulled out from the frey on the last day of withdrawing nominations for the Assembly elections in Rajasthan. With this, 2,153 candidates including big names like CM Ashok Gehlot, state BJP chief Vasundhara Raje, Assembly Speaker Dipendra Singh Shekhawat, Congress state chief Chandrabhan and NCW...
  • Watch: Political reactions on Cabinet's decision to withdraw the ordinance 02-10-2013 10:38 PM

    Leading political leaders including Union Minister Farooq Abdullah said he is not upset, but neither happy with the Ordinance being withdrawn. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad also gave their takes on the Ordinance withdrawal. ...
  • Salary accounts of Mumbai policemen hacked 14-06-2013 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: The salary accounts of many Mumbai Police personnel have been hacked. The Mumbai Police has formed a team headed by a DCP to investigate the hacking of salary accounts. The bank has been asked to investigate and give a report to the team. The police are in the process...
  • Britain to withdraw 3,800 troops from Afghanistan 19-12-2012 09:25 PM

    London: Britain will withdraw 3,800 troops, almost half of the current force serving in Afghanistan's troubled Helmand province, by the end of 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today. Cameron told the Parliament that 3,800 British troops are to be withdrawn from Afghanistan next year. Troop numbers are already being...
  • Live: TMC ministers reach 7 RCR, plan dharna 21-09-2012 03:34 PM

    New Delhi: 3.44 pm TMC ministers plan to stage dharna at Jantar Mantar on September 30. 3.43 pm: TMC leaders leave to meet PM at 7 RCR. 3: 10 pm: Future is ours: Sudeep Bandopadhyay. 3: 09 pm: There is no credibility left in the UPA government: TMC MP Sudeep...
  • Mamata slams media on FB for spreading 'rumours' 19-09-2012 02:44 PM

    Kolkata: Sticking to her decision to pull out from the UPA government, Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said a section of channels were spreading "misinformation" and "trying to create confusion". "If I have something new to say, then I will let you know directly. I will reiterate...
  • UPA-II will not last till 2014: LK Advani 19-09-2012 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani has said that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government (UPA) will not last its full term till 2014. Demanding a special session of Parliament, Advani said, "After Trinamool Congress's (TMC) decision, the government has been destabilised. It is only a...
  • Differences with TMC will be resolved: Jagdambika Pal 19-09-2012 11:40 AM

    Congress leader Jagdambika Pal has said that the party is confident that the Trinamool Congress will reverse its decision to withdraw support from the government. ...
  • Mayawati may continue to support UPA, say sources 19-09-2012 10:17 AM

    New Delhi: Even as the Congress holds a Core Group meet on Wednesday to decide on its future course of action, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has reportedly made it clear that its support to the UPA stands. BSP sources told mediapersons on Wednesday that party chief Mayawati was clearly...
  • Is Trinamool Congress the new Left? 19-09-2012 08:01 AM

    New Delhi: The international media may be calling Mamata Banerjee, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief, a mercurial but powerful leader. Back home, the Opposition have hailed her as a brave woman after her decision to withdraw her ministers from the UPA government after it refused to give in to her...
  • Sonia likely to speak to Mamata, say sources 19-09-2012 07:18 AM

    New Delhi: Mamata Banerjee finally walked the talk on Tuesday, withdrawing her support from the UPA-II government. She said her ministers will resign on Friday. Sources now say that Congress President Sonia Gandhi is likely to speak to her, albeit it could be too little, too late. Mamata announced her...
  • Kerala: SNDP Yogam to withdraw SC plea 28-08-2012 01:30 PM

    Alappuzha: The SNDP Yogam has decided to withdraw the petition filed before the Supreme Court against the decision of the state government to implement 10 per cent reservation for the economically backward belonging to the upward communities in the state. SNDP Yogam general secretary Vellappally Natesan has said that the...
  • Kerala to withdraw sales tax on petrol 24-05-2012 06:28 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A day after the petrol price hike, the Kerala government at a special cabinet meeting on Thursday decided to forgo the sales tax on petrol, reducing its price by Rs 1.63 per litre. "This will cost the exchequer Rs 218 crore," Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told reporters here. "I...
  • Troops withdrawal from Afghanistan still on track: Obama 01-10-2011 09:03 AM

    Washington: The United States still intends to withdraw some 33,000 troops from Afghanistan by 2012. The announcement was made by President Barack Obama in a letter to the US Congress. Obama also claimed that his administration had reversed the Taliban momentum. "We have seen great progress in our fight against...
  • Fatwa allows fasting men to use nicotine patches 03-08-2011 11:37 AM

    Dubai: A special fatwa issued by a religious body here has permitted smokers to use nicotine patches during the month of Ramadan to deal with withdrawal symptoms, saying it does not violate the observance of fasting. The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD) here issues list of fatwas daily...
  • US senator urges troop reduction in Afghanistan 21-06-2011 12:25 PM

    Washington: A top US Senator has asked the Obama administration to end its counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan and instead focus on counter-terrorism efforts. Speaking just days before the Obama administration's planned announcement to reveal how many US troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan in July, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez...
  • 661 nominations filed for 3rd phase poll in Bihar 13-10-2010 12:34 PM

    Patna: Altogether 661 candidates have filed their nominations for 48 assembly constituencies in Bihar going to poll in the third phase on October 28. A total of 661 candidates have submitted their documents in the 48 constituencies going to poll in the third phase on October 28, Additional Chief Electoral...
  • US army cuts combat troop figure in Iraq 20-08-2010 03:33 PM

    Baghdad: The US military command in Baghdad said on Friday that the number of forces still stationed in Iraq was 52,000, lower than the figure given on Thursday under the final pullout of combat troops. On Thursday it was said that 56,000 soldiers were still deployed in Iraq. But the...
  • Qaeda's Zawahri says US war on Iraq a failure 18-04-2008 04:00 PM

    India Innings 20th over Gambhir (56 not out) leads India to an 8-wicket win with two balls to go. Their first win on this tour. The left-hander closes out the match with a four. MS Dhoni remains unbeaten on 21. With the win, the Indians have levelled the 2-match T20...
  • Taslima withdrew one chapter, CPM points to others 04-12-2007 12:42 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has expressed regrets over his comments on the World Cup captaincy issue that he recently made on a television channel. The former Test captain''s comments did not go down well with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and it issued a notice to Waqar to...
  • Maran quits Cabinet after DMK order 13-05-2007 08:30 PM

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