New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Most opposition parties, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left, Monday said that the interim budget presented by External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has ignored the 'aam admi' or common man and failed to address the economic recession.
Monday, February 16, 2009 8:39:44 PM
Raipur, Feb 16 (IANS) A day-long traders' strike, called by the Chhattisgarh Chamber of Commerce and Industries here Monday to protest against the anti-encroachment drive of the Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC), caused a loss of at least Rs.1 billion (Rs.100 crore), the lobby said.
Monday, February 16, 2009 8:39:23 PM
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday said it has unearthed a large-scale renting out of central government staff houses at prime locations in Mumbai to unauthorised occupants by estates department officials.
Monday, February 16, 2009 8:33:15 PM
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) With the Pakistan government striking a deal with the Taliban in Swat valley and neighbouring areas, India and the US Monday discussed the danger posed by the militia and agreed to intensify efforts to combat the 'common' regional threat of terrorism.
Monday, February 16, 2009 8:32:31 PM
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A 65-year-old woman who lived alone was Monday found murdered outside her northeast Delhi home. The police suspect personal enmity is behind the murder.
Monday, February 16, 2009 8:32:06 PM
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A city court Monday reserved its orders on a petition by the income tax (IT) department seeking permission to interrogate disgraced chairman of Satyam Computer Services B. Ramalinga Raju in jail.
Monday, February 16, 2009 8:24:41 PM
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Banks have lent Rs.1.36 trillion (Rs.136,586 crore) to the agriculture sector in the first eight months this fiscal as against a full year target of Rs.2.8 trillion.
Monday, February 16, 2009 8:22:09 PM
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) The process of campus recruitments at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai, which received a temporary setback after the Nov 26 terror attacks last year, is back on the tracks, a senior faculty member said Monday.
Monday, February 16, 2009 8:21:40 PM
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Activists of an NGO, working on child rights, Monday alleged that they were beaten up by employers of bangle factories as they tried to rescue child labourers working there.
Monday, February 16, 2009 8:21:15 PM
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Violence broke out in northeastern part of the city and protesters ransacked a city hospital after three minor patients died allegedly due to the negligence of doctors and nurses. The hospital authorities, however, denied the allegation.
Monday, February 16, 2009 8:16:10 PM
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