Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) As the West Bengal police interrogated top tribal leaders of Lalgarh and suggested their links with some city-based intellectuals and human rights activists, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday threatened a people's agitation if any intellectual was harassed.
Monday, October 05, 2009 9:56:11 PM
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) The opposition Congress and Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh Monday charged the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of shielding officials of a private hospital who are accused of forcibly taking sexual favours from students to award them certificates.
Monday, October 05, 2009 8:31:25 PM
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has renamed Kadapa district as Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy district in memory of the former chief minister who died in a helicopter crash last month.
Monday, October 05, 2009 8:27:08 PM
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday announced that bye-elections to Firozabad Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh and 31 assembly seats in seven states will be held Nov 7.
Monday, October 05, 2009 8:13:37 PM
Raipur, Oct 5 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Monday suspended a senior labour official after an under-construction chimney collapsed at a Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) power plant Sep 23, and left 45 workers killed under its debris.
Monday, October 05, 2009 8:09:44 PM
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Living up to its image as the country's commercial capital, Mumbai and its surrounding will see a whopping 122 crorepati candidates across the political spectrum contesting the forthcoming state assembly elections, a public watchdog revealed here Monday.
Monday, October 05, 2009 8:03:15 PM
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Bahrain has endorsed India's bid for a UN Security Council seat in 2011-12, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor said in a tweet posted on the social networking site from the Gulf country Monday.
Monday, October 05, 2009 8:03:05 PM
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said a bill to streamline the functioning of Wakf boards across the country is in its final stage and will be introduced in the winter session of parliament.
Monday, October 05, 2009 7:58:07 PM
Ranchi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Jharkhand vigilance department Monday formally filed charges against two former ministers Enos Ekka and Harinarayan Rai, who are in jail on graft charges, clearing the way for their trial, officials said.
Monday, October 05, 2009 6:26:27 PM
Bhubaneswar, Oct 5 (IANS) The Orissa government Monday decided to impose Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against private bus owners who went on an indefinite strike from Sunday after the state refused to roll back the toll fee collected along the national highways.
Monday, October 05, 2009 5:15:28 PM
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