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ED attaches Saradha Group properties
The Enforcement Directorate (ED), probing the multi-crore Saradha scam, attached properties of the Saradha Group worth around Rs 100 crore, a top source in the directorate said."Today, we have attached several properties of the Saradha Group located in South 24-Parganas district, which included a resort, a huge tract of land and apartments," the source said.He said that the ED was also...
BJP loses by-election in Nagaland   
The BJP Monday lost the assembly by-election to its coalition partner Naga People's Front (NPF) candidate in Nagaland.Neiphrezo Keditsu, the NPF candidate retained the Northern Angami-II assembly constituency, held by former chief minister Neiphiu Rio, who vacated the seat after being elected to the Lok Sabha.Rio represented the Northern Angami-II assembly constituency for five consecutive...
What to do, wonders BJP in Maharashtra   
The BJP seems to have been caught in a cleft-stick in Maharashtra, thanks to a fractured mandate in the 13th assembly elections.With no political party securing a clear majority in the 288-member assembly, a period of political instability looms ahead in Maharashtra - though the Nationalist Congress Party has taken the lead to prevent such a situation.Despite emerging as the single-largest party...
Kochi Metro will be ready on time: Chandy   
Kochi Metro, the Rs.5,180 dream project that is expected to solve the travel woes in Kerala's commercial capital, would be completed in "a time bound manner", said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.Chandy on Monday went around the construction site, before taking part in the director board meeting of Kochi Metro Rail Limited."The work is progressing well and would be completed in a...
Flood-ravaged Srinagar traders protest   18 October, 2014
Traders hit by the floods in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday held a peaceful protest march here against the alleged apathy of the state and central governments to provide relief to them.Dozens of local traders shouted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly not allowing international relief to the flood-ravaged Kashmir Valley.The local economic reconstruction forum, an amalgam of...
Congress leader dies of gunshot wounds   18 October, 2014
Firecrackers unit blast toll mounts to 16   21 October, 2014
AIADMK celebrates Jayalalithaa's bail   17 October, 2014
NCP's support offer to BJP is to shield corrupt leaders: Sena   21 October, 2014
BJP may form govt with NCP support   19 October, 2014
My public life is like swimming in a river of fire: Jayalalithaa   19 October, 2014
No clear mandate, still people blowing victory trumpets: Sena   20 October, 2014
BJP may decide chief minister on Tuesday   20 October, 2014
Relief operations in full swing in cyclone-hit Andhra   17 October, 2014
Jayalalithaa to be released from jail today   18 October, 2014
Naidu appeals to people to donate for rebuilding Vizag   18 October, 2014
Maha Cong chief slams Chavan's statement   17 October, 2014
Bangalore court orders Jayalalithaa's release   18 October, 2014
Jayalalithaa released from Bangalore prison   18 October, 2014
Ensure 'silent Diwali' in Delhi: Vardhan   16 October, 2014
Be calm, do not criticise judiciary: Jaya to cadre   17 October, 2014
Woman from Mizoram murdered in Delhi   17 October, 2014
HC seeks reply of AAP on Binny's defamation plea   17 October, 2014
Haryana hits new high with voter turnout   16 October, 2014
MHA seeks report on attack on NE youths   16 October, 2014
Polling begins in Maharashtra   15 October, 2014
Voting underway in Haryana   15 October, 2014
Supreme Court grants bail to Jayalalithaa   17 October, 2014
Agra to take action against garbage dumpers   17 October, 2014
Exit poll: BJP leads in Maha, Haryana   15 October, 2014
Home secy admits suggesting Guv Qureshi to quit   15 October, 2014
SC asks AIIMS to examine Asaram   15 October, 2014
Amit Shah in UP to attend RSS conclave   16 October, 2014
Parties claim victory in multi-cornered contest   15 October, 2014
SC allows reports on CBI director, whistleblower   15 October, 2014
AP govt launches portal to assess cyclone damages   15 October, 2014
State polls could unlock Modi's reform push   15 October, 2014
SAARC countries to study Maha polls   14 October, 2014
Case filed against 'love jihad' parents   14 October, 2014
Chhattisgarh: Officials hopeful of high voter turnout   18 November, 2013
Sharp tongue, distinct nose   11 October, 2014
Direction on Ghat report sparks protest   15 November, 2013
Dhaula gang-rape: All 5 accused convicted   14 October, 2014
UP governor hosts RSS chief for dinner   15 October, 2014
Replacement guarantee   11 October, 2014
AIADMK to miss Jaya on its 43rd anniversary   14 October, 2014
The die is caste   11 October, 2014
Cong govt dividing children on caste lines: BJP   14 November, 2013
Won't return to state politics: Gadkari   14 October, 2014
UP govt employees strike enters 2nd day   13 November, 2013
A big phat family   13 November, 2013
Nitish tapping BJP leaders' phones: Sushil Modi   19 November, 2013
Raj tops online popularity as Chavan, Fadnavis trail   14 October, 2014
Maya Kodnani gets bail   12 November, 2013
Congress targets AAP's probity plank   19 November, 2013
Security lapse behind blast: Gogoi   29 July, 2013
Terrorism is Cong's gift to Punjab: Badal   14 November, 2013
Delhi is in the ICU   12 November, 2013
UPA endorses creation of Telangana   30 July, 2013
Matter of faith   12 November, 2013
Snooping scandal reaches Supreme Court   19 November, 2013
CWC meet on Telangana tomorrow   29 July, 2013
Fight for free   12 November, 2013
'Poll pledges will be kept'   01 March, 2013
Demand for Vidarbha gains momentum   30 July, 2013
Hug fest   28 November, 2011
Gadgil report not mandatory for clearance   12 November, 2013
Pandey appears before CBI court on a stretcher   30 July, 2013
Pandemonium in Bihar Assembly   29 July, 2013
Solar scientist who flayed govt inaction attacked   04 September, 2013
Ishrat case: Pandey in hospital   29 July, 2013
Locals opposed to Jaitapur project: Uddhav   02 September, 2013
Ker needs spl law for fraud cases: HC   29 July, 2013
Punjab accords top priority to climate change   02 September, 2013
State dept exposes 7-yr-old rape victim   29 July, 2013
SC to hear mining case from Sept 17   02 September, 2013
More paramilitary men rushed to AP   29 July, 2013
Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea   02 September, 2013
Bangalored!    04 November, 2011
Stunt biker killed in police firing   28 July, 2013
Power failure   24 August, 2013
Solar scam: Kerala CM rejects TV report   27 July, 2013
Endless simmer   24 August, 2013
BJP seeks greater protection for Sangh leaders   27 July, 2013
Addl CJM's plea to relieve him   27 August, 2013
2 bodies found, search intensified for 15 others   07 May, 2014
Malayalam proficiency: Protest in Kerala   26 August, 2013
TDP accuses Jagan of violating poll code   03 May, 2014
I am not 100% honest: K'taka CM   29 August, 2013
Prisoners to turn 'chenda' artists   02 May, 2014
K'taka polls: Cong wins two LS seats   24 August, 2013
EC asks Guj admn to file FIR against Modi   30 April, 2014
Modi's wife, mother exercise their franchise   30 April, 2014
Seventh phase voting begins   30 April, 2014
Digvijaya says in relationship with a scribe   30 April, 2014
Not unhappy with Cong leadership: N D Tiwari   30 April, 2014
Goa govt initiates steps to counter shortage of nurses   02 May, 2014
'Blast aimed at creating panic in Modi's campaign'   03 May, 2014
Not declaring Rahul as PM nominee right strategy: Cong   30 April, 2014
HC rejects Adarsh Society's plea opposing title suit   02 May, 2014
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