Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday said it was not possible to accede to the Trinamool Congress' demand to return 400 acres of land taken from unwilling farmers for the Tata Motors' Nano project in Singur.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 3:21:13 PM
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 (IANS) Security forces in Orissa were Tuesday desperately trying to reach a village in the communally volatile Kandhamal district where two people were believed to have been killed in clashes triggered by the killing of a Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader last week.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 2:17:19 PM
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Adding to the intense debate over affirmative action, India's National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has recommended Scheduled Caste status for Dalit Muslims and Dalit Christians on grounds that socio-economic status does not change with religion.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 1:29:44 PM
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 26 (IANS) All roads seemed to lead to this temple town Tuesday with thousands of vehicles as well as special trains and bus services ferrying fans from across the state to hear Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi announce the name and policies of his political party.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 10:54:27 AM
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalitha removed former rural development minister T.M. Selvaganapathy from the party late Monday night for 'acting against the interests of the party'.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 3:22:39 AM
Puducherry, Aug 25 (IANS) A majority of legislators of the ruling Congress empowered party president Sonia Gandhi to take an appropriate decision on the demand to remove Chief Minister N. Rangasamy, Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi told reporters Monday.
Monday, August 25, 2008 11:37:43 PM
Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren was Monday invited by Governor Syed Sibte Razi to form the new state government and asked to prove majority by Sep 1.
Monday, August 25, 2008 11:36:37 PM
Jammu, Aug 25 (IANS) Shri Amarnath Sangarsh Samiti, an organisation of some 30 Hindu groups spearheading an agitation for return of land to a temple trust, Monday threatened to pull out of talks to resolve the row if an alleged repression against peaceful protesters in Jammu was not stopped.
Monday, August 25, 2008 9:53:55 PM
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday gave its nod for purchase of 1,250 low-floor CNG AC buses and 1,875 CNG low-floor non-AC buses and directed the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to initiate negotiations for acquiring these buses.
Monday, August 25, 2008 9:16:25 PM
Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren was Monday invited by Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibte Razi to form the government and asked to prove his majority by Sep 1.
Monday, August 25, 2008 8:30:29 PM
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