Bangalore/New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Karnataka Wednesday sought a special package of Rs.85 billion (Rs.8,500 crore) from the central government to meet the infrastructure needs of Bangalore.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 9:22:59 PM
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) director P. Venugopal retired Wednesday after being associated with the top medical college and hospital for 49 years, and said it was "difficult to digest" that he won't come to office from Thursday.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 9:18:52 PM
Chandigarh, July 2 (IANS) A privileges committee of the Haryana assembly Wednesday recommended that former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala be admonished by the house for showing disrespect to the speaker and also to the house panel itself.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 9:18:26 PM
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) A day after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati termed the India-US nuclear deal as 'anti-Muslim', Muslim clerics appreciated her stand and commended her for withdrawing support from the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:25:40 PM
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday decided to examine the legality of an anomalous archaic law that divests senior officials of states' police services of their right to be promoted to the Indian Police Service (IPS) cadre after the age of 54.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:20:53 PM
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Wednesday took another step to firm up its ties with the Congress by praising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a man with an 'exceedingly clean image' and urged him to clarify 'doubts' about the India-US nuclear deal.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:18:27 PM
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati was pretending to distance herself from the Bharatiya Janata Party to solicit support from the Muslim voters, the Samajwadi Party's state unit acting president Shivpal Singh Yadav alleged here Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:17:15 PM
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Wednesday geared up for the success of the nationwide strike they have called Thursday to protest the cancellation of land allotment to the Amarnath shrine management.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:15:52 PM
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The meeting between National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan and Amar Singh Wednesday was billed 'top secret' with neither side revealing the venue. Narayanan was to unravel the nuclear deal to Amar Singh layer by layer so that his party can end its dilemma and take a stand. The Samajwadi Party still does not know whether to support or oppose the deal.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:14:32 PM
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party has also rediscovered the true worth of the former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Harkishen Singh Surjeet and his words of political wisdom. Amar Singh, who scoffed at Surjeet in the past for bailing the Congress out, now says that the ailing Marxist leader always longed for the Samajwadi Party and the Congress to be friends.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:14:01 PM
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