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Karaikudi: Amidst reports that his supporters would back NDA candidates in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, expelled DMK leader and former Union minister M K Alagiri today asserted DMK would end up in the third place. "If the party high command continues with suspension and dismissal of cadres, how will their family members vote for the DMK?" he asked, referring to action against his loyalists. ...
Ghaziabad: A day after agitating lawyers vandalised a police post at Ghaziabad court complex, a case was registered against nearly 200 unidentified advocates today for rioting and damaging public property. Hundreds of lawyers had gathered at the court complex to demand action against four policemen for allegedly misbehaving with Ghaziabad Bar Association's former secretary Shashi Tyagi at a police ...
​Irom Sharmila, who has been fasting for 13 years against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Manipur, wanted to vote for the first time in the final phase of elections in Manipur.The 42-year-old, according to the BBC, had regained her faith in democracy, following the rise of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)."I heard about the work of the AAP when they governed Delhi for a little over a ...
Let's take a peek at Narendra Modi, the man most opinion polls now say will lead India in 2014. Others too could make it but it would take some doing. Narendra Modi, born 1950 Gujarat chief minister Most likely to: Make the BJP more efficient. Least likely to: Retire in Gujarat. Not many think of Narendra Modi as someone they can sup with. They see him as a man of robotic competence – great ...
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Friday said that trade, commerce and technology would be the driving factors in Indo-US diplomatic relations if the BJP came to power at the centre. "It is in India's interest to promote trade, commerce and technology. We will do whatever is necessary to that effect," Modi told CNBC Awaaz when he was asked how he planned to ...
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Election Commission Friday asked district election officers not to grant permission for activites like yoga camps if there was possibility of their misuse for political campaigning. In a letter to all chief electoral officers of states, the poll panel also said any violation should be brought to its notice. "It has come to notice of the commission that in certain places ...
At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally were arrested in a makeshift encampment in suburban South Texas.They were found in an undeveloped patch of scrub near an abandoned tennis club in McAllen. They were camped under tents and huts camouflaged with mesquite branches and cacti. Some told authorities they had been there sleeping on pieces of cardboard with little food ...
Algerian officials say President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has won a fourth term in office with a landslide 81 percent of the vote.His chief opponent, Ali Benflis, already criticized the election as marked by "fraud on a massive scale" after polls closed Thursday.The results announced Friday by Interior Minister Taieb Belaiz comes after a three-week election campaign that saw a spirited effort by Benflis ...
It seems that the Defence Minister of India Mr Arackaparambil Kurien Antony was waiting for the din of the fifth and the biggest phase of elections to arrive so that the government could push its agenda of appointing a Naval Chief for which the powers that be had schemed for many months. The appointment of Admiral RK Dhowan comes after 50 days of the resignation of Admiral DK Joshi. In any decent country ...
Former coal secretary PC Parakh, 68, is in the thick of it. He has a book to promote – a firsthand account of the rot in India’s polity – and he is accused in a CBI FIR of having a role in the Coalgate, possibly the biggest recorded scam in the country. The CBI is to question him any day now and there are journalists to meet.None of this though matches the urgency of what Parakh actually ...
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Election Commission Friday asked district election officers not to grant permission for activites like yoga camps if there was possibility of their misuse for political campaigning. In a letter to all chief electoral officers of states, the poll panel also said any violation should be brought to its notice. "It has come to notice of the commission that in certain places ...
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Congress Friday attacked BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over the "illicit liquor trade" in Gujarat, saying it was one of the prime sources of black money. Law Minister Kapil Sibal also attacked yoga guru Ramdev on the issue of black money, saying he was quiet about matters concerning the western state. Sibal told reporters at the Congress party office ...
The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, believed to be from China, causes severe diarrhea in newborn piglets, who die from dehydration.The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday it is stepping up efforts by requiring ...
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) One of the oldest patients to undergo an open heart bypass surgery in India, a 96-year-old man recently underwent the life-saving procedure and was discharged from hospital Friday, doctors said. Delhi Public Library's former director, J.C. Mehta, was admitted to the BLK Super Speciality Hospital March 25 after he complained of severe chest pain and suffered a heart attack. ...
At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally were arrested in a makeshift encampment in suburban South Texas.They were found in an undeveloped patch of scrub near an abandoned tennis club in McAllen. They were camped under tents and huts camouflaged with mesquite branches and cacti. Some told authorities they had been there sleeping on pieces of cardboard with little food ...
A Massachusetts teacher who was told she could lose her job for failing to report that a student threw a chair at her won't be punished, school administrators said."Based upon the review of the facts, except for the fact that the incident should have been reported in a more timely manner, the matter was handled reasonably under the circumstances and no disciplinary action was applied to the teacher," ...
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Clearing the decks for the expansion of Jamia Millia Islamia, the Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Delhi government to acquire about 107 bighas (approximately 26 hectares) of prime land in Okhla village in south Delhi. The case pertains to 214 bighas of land in Okhla village that Delhi government wanted to acquire for the expansion of the 92-year-old university, one ...
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Maldives has sought academic tie-ups with the Jamia Millia Islamia, one of India's oldest universities, and help in establishing an Islamic university in the island nation, a visiting Maldivian minister said here. A delegation led by Maldivian Minister of Islamic Affairs Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed visited the university Wednesday evening to explore possibilities of ...
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