Ranchi, Dec 18 (IANS) The opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA)- sponsored no-confidence motion against Jharkhand's Madhu Koda government was defeated Tuesday night.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 10:05:44 PM
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 18 (IANS) It was after 30 long years that the people of Rae Bareli got water - for irrigating their fields - from the Sharda Sahayak Canal. Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday addressed a public rally in her constituency to commemorate the occasion.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 10:04:21 PM
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) In a welcome decision in favour of capital's farmers, the Delhi government Tuesday enhanced compensation for acquisition of agricultural land by three fold - from Rs.2.5 million to Rs.7.5 million per acre.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 9:14:13 PM
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Tuesday observed the death anniversary of Singur girl Tapasi Malik, whose charred body was found Dec 18 last year inside the fenced off area of the upcoming Tata Motors small car project site.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 9:13:14 PM
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Congress legislators from Nagaland Tuesday met President Pratibha Patil and demanded dismissal of the Nagaland People's Front (NPF)-led government in the state, saying the vote of confidence it won last week was 'unconstitutional'.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 8:54:01 PM
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) The curtain finally hung down Tuesday on one of the most sensational trials in recent years. Pravin Mahajan was sentenced to life imprisonment for the brutal killing of his elder brother, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pramod Mahajan, in April 2006.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 8:50:27 PM
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Though the Left and the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) have a 'common cause' on farmer issues and opposition to the Indo-US nuclear deal, there is 'no question' of the two going together, Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh Tuesday said.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 8:30:10 PM
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The United National Progressive Alliance, a group of regional parties, has gone ahead with its plan for making agriculture its main poll plank, not just asking for implementation of the M.S. Swaminathan report on farmers, but also demanding a Bharat Ratna for its author.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 8:20:03 PM
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) A city court Tuesday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to reinvestigate Congress leader Jagdish Tytler's role in inciting mobs during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, and asked it to examine a key witness who is now in California.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:37:13 PM
Ranchi, Dec 18 (IANS) Speaker of the Jharkhand Assembly Aalamgir Aalam Tuesday directed the state government to take steps to accord second official language status on Bengali within the next 45 days.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:35:26 PM
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