New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were repeatedly disrupted Thursday following protests from the Akali Dal and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over Haryana's decision to form a separate Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to manage Sikh shrines in the state, even as a demand for a statement on the issue by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was turned down.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 6:17:19 PM
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday passed a bill to help extend the Delhi Metro rail service to the national capital region (NCR), including the satellite towns of Noida and Gurgaon.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:59:50 PM
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Referring to the political hullabaloo in Uttar Pradesh last month when state Chief Minister Mayawati was accused of not providing enough security to women and not enough compensation to rape victims, NGOs here said that no amount of compensation to a rape victim can reassure a woman about her safety.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:54:29 PM
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A day after hundreds of people thronged a Pune hospital for swine flu test, a similar situation erupted at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital in the capital Thursday.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:53:08 PM
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) The race track at Sriperumbudur received a clean chit to conduct FIM Petronas Asian Road Racing championship round four Sept 6.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:52:53 PM
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A city court is likely to pronounce Friday its verdict in the sensational Buddha Jayanti Park gang rape case of 2003, in which four members of the army's elite President's Bodyguard are the accused.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:52:43 PM
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Heavy selling in frontline stocks in the last trading hour pulled down a key index of the Indian equities markets 2.45 percent Thursday even as its Asian peers closed in the green. The sizeable drop came after two consecutive days of consolidation.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:52:07 PM
Guwahati, Aug 6 (IANS) A serving Indian Army colonel, who was reported abducted from Assam's main city of Guwahati Thursday afternoon, was found by a police team along with a woman in an adjoining town, a police official said.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:51:51 PM
Srinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) Is the new Jammu and Kashmir legislative complex here haunted by evil spirits that have prompted the resignation of two chief ministers and ugly scenes? Sounds naive, but that is exactly what assembly officials and even some legislators who quietly conducted an elaborate religious ritual to exorcise the spirits believe.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:41:54 PM
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Aug 6 (IANS) The security operation carried out by the police and paramilitary forces to flush out Maoists from the trouble-torn belt of Lalgarh has not received satisfactory results, the West Bengal government conceded Thursday.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:38:53 PM
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