Raipur, Oct 28 (IANS) Maoist militants have announced a strike Oct 30 in mineral-rich Bastar region to protest against the government's move to allow state-owned Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) mining access to Bastar's Rowghat hills.
Sunday, October 28, 2007 9:38:48 PM
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. Sunday met West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya and discussed the India-US civil nuclear deal, which has been opposed by the communists, especially the latter's Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M).
Sunday, October 28, 2007 9:06:47 PM
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) Political uncertainty in Karnataka may prolong as Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) rebel leader and former senior minister M.P. Prakash Sunday challenged the party's move to support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in forming a government.
Sunday, October 28, 2007 9:05:44 PM
Hyderabad, Oct 28 (IANS) More than 1,400 delegates from the Asia-Pacific region will discuss new frontiers in sexual reproductive health and rights at a three-day conference beginning here Monday.
Sunday, October 28, 2007 8:32:45 PM
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) In a judgement with far-reaching consequences, the Delhi High Court has said the triple talaq pronounced by a husband in anger or not communicated to the wife within a certain period would not be valid.
Sunday, October 28, 2007 8:32:11 PM
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday blamed continued infighting among the party's rank and file for its plummeting political fortunes in Uttar Pradesh.
Sunday, October 28, 2007 8:21:20 PM
Pune, Oct 28 (IANS) The city police Sunday claimed to have recovered 85 more bogus land sale deeds from the registered office of Pune's leading builder Pradeep Runwal here.
Sunday, October 28, 2007 8:19:32 PM
Jaipur, Oct 28 (IANS) The committee spearheading the Gujjar community's agitation for caste-based job reservations split after a group of leaders opposed to K.L. Bainsla, convenor of the Gujjar Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti, formed a new committee and announced its plans for a mega meet here Dec 17.
Sunday, October 28, 2007 8:18:41 PM
Kolkata/Nandigram, Oct 28 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's convoy allegedly came under fire in West Bengal's trouble-torn Nandigram area Sunday while five people died in explosions and renewed clashes between activists of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and a group opposing land acquisition since Saturday.
Sunday, October 28, 2007 8:00:40 PM
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court's intention to evict politicians and bureaucrats who overstay in government accommodation has apparently not gone down well with the central government.
Sunday, October 28, 2007 7:14:34 PM
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