New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A parliamentary committee Thursday rejected an Election Commission proposal to disqualify people with criminal records from contesting polls, citing lack of a foolproof system to prove the charges.
Thursday, March 15, 2007 7:33:56 PM
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the government to explain provisions under which the former central ministers and parliamentarians were allotted government accommodation in the Lutyen's zone of the capital without ensuring recovery of dues like rent and power and telephone bills.
Thursday, March 15, 2007 7:32:11 PM
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Leader of opposition in parliament L.K. Advani Thursday called for invoking article 355 of the constitution - against SEZs - in West Bengal and to 'rush' central paramilitary forces to Nandigram to restore a sense of security among the people.
Thursday, March 15, 2007 7:10:20 PM
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Corporate leaders in West Bengal have reacted with concern over Wednesday's police firing that claimed 14 lives in trouble-torn Nandigram as the worst discredit to the 30-year rule of the communists in the state.
Thursday, March 15, 2007 6:39:55 PM
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A meeting of the ruling United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) allies, to discuss the special economic zone (SEZ) policy and soaring prices of essential commodities March 23, may take up the police violence in Nandigram.
Thursday, March 15, 2007 6:13:53 PM
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Nandigram killings rocked parliament Thursday with both houses repeatedly adjourned as an isolated Left struggled in vain to justify the police firing in the area in West Bengal ruled by a Left coalition led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist).
Thursday, March 15, 2007 6:13:18 PM
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was taken ill at trouble-torn Nandigram in West Bengal Thursday and had to be admitted to a hospital there after her blood pressure dropped.
Thursday, March 15, 2007 5:59:22 PM
Jammu, March 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has told former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed that 'time is not yet conducive' for withdrawal of troops from the state and intelligence inputs suggest that the 'situation can escalate' if it was done.
Thursday, March 15, 2007 5:35:06 PM
Patna, March 15 (IANS) Jailed legislator and suspended Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader, Sunil Pandey, created yet another controversy by visiting his home in Patna on his way from Beur jail to the Assembly in presence of a police team escorting him.
Thursday, March 15, 2007 4:08:49 PM
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Buddhadeb Bhattacharya will try hard to wash off the bloods on his hands during the night. But like Lady Macbeth, he would continue to hallucinate that his hands are covered in blood, despite the obsessive washing.
Thursday, March 15, 2007 4:08:01 PM
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