Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) A 10-member Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team reached Nandigram Friday to probe the police firing on villagers that led to the deaths of at least 14 people and injuries to over 70.
Friday, March 16, 2007 2:10:24 PM
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), under attack for justifying the police firing at Nandigram that claimed 14 lives, asserted Friday it would not allow let parliament agenda get 'hijacked' under the guise of probing the incident.
Friday, March 16, 2007 2:09:38 PM
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Union Budget was passed in the Lok Sabha Friday with Finance Minister P. Chidambaram tabling his reply to budget discussions amid loud protests, slogan shouting and disruptions by the opposition over the killing of 14 people in police firing in West Bengal's Nandigram.
Friday, March 16, 2007 1:55:24 PM
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) Karnataka is poised to post a record gross state domestic product (GSDP) growth of 9.2 percent by the end of the current fiscal (2006-07) as against 7.8 percent in the last fiscal.
Friday, March 16, 2007 1:54:24 PM
Ranchi, March 16 (IANS) On high alert for possible Maoist strikes, Jharkhand policemen have been told to carry their weapons always, even when they go to the toilet!
Friday, March 16, 2007 1:53:53 PM
Guwahati, March 16 (IANS) Six people were injured in an explosion in a crowded street here in Assam Friday. The blast took place at 12.55 p.m.
Friday, March 16, 2007 1:51:56 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) The opposition in the Kerala assembly staged a walkout Friday protesting state Electricity Minister A.K Balan's casual remark that 'God has no clothes'.
Friday, March 16, 2007 1:51:05 PM
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has started a pilot project in cities and neighbouring rural areas for introducing a new anti-rabies oral bait vaccine that will be fed to dogs.
Friday, March 16, 2007 1:49:12 PM
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Justice A.R. Lakshmanan of the Supreme Court almost broke down in court Friday saying he had received an anonymous letter in the morning casting aspersions on him in his tackling of a case inquiring into the alleged disproportionate assets of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Friday, March 16, 2007 1:44:50 PM
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ailing separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's request for a US visa appears to have run into rough weather, and he may end up getting himself treated in India for advanced renal cancer.
Friday, March 16, 2007 12:30:01 PM
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