Samudra Gupta Kashyap: Guwahati, Apr 04, 2011 at 0308 hrs ISTAssam chief minister Tarun Gogoi is aiming at a hat-trick, which would be the first by any party in the post-Emergency era, but surveys by various agencies indicate it will be difficult for the Congress.
Press Trust of India: New Delhi, Apr 02, 2011 at 0253 hrs ISTIndia is “positive” to liberalise visa regime with Pakistan to facilitate greater people-to- people contacts between the two nations, home minister P Chidambaram said on Friday.
Press Trust of India: New Delhi, Apr 02, 2011 at 0246 hrs ISTPrime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the Shunglu Committee report on alleged irregularities in the conduct of Commonwealth Games was being analysed by various ministries.
ROHIT KHANNA: Kolkata, Apr 02, 2011 at 0244 hrs ISTState housing minister Gautam Deb has shocked the party in the run-up to a crucial assembly election with his public posturing on land acquisition and Singur, against the partyline.
Press Trust of India: Dharamsala, Apr 01, 2011 at 2340 hrs ISTThe Second Tibetan National General Meeting would be held here from May 21 to 23 to give final shape for transition of political power from Dalai Lama to elected representatives.
Press Trust of India: Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 01, 2011 at 2339 hrs ISTThe Centre was moving ahead with steps to unearth black money parked in foreign countries but could not disclose the names of persons now due to agreements in this regard with these nations.
Press Trust of India: Guwahati, Apr 01, 2011 at 2337 hrs ISTFrom first timers in their 20’s to poll veterans in their 70’s, including chief minister Tarun Gogoi, there is an interesting line-up of contestants for the first phase of the Assam Assembly elections on April 4.
Press Trust of India: New Delhi, Apr 01, 2011 at 2333 hrs ISTThe Shunglu Committee has faulted the sacked chief of Commonwealth Games organising body Suresh Kalmadi and his aides over award of contracts saying there was “extreme concentration of powers at the top” and “conflict of interest” among OC officials.
Indronil Roychowdhury: Kolkata, Apr 01, 2011 at 2331 hrs ISTMamata Banerjee’s manifesto announcement that she would not allow Special Economic Zones in West Bengal has left exporters in a quandary and the Opposition CPM has found another excuse to berate the Trinamool chief on her “lack of understanding of industry.”
Krishnadas Rajagopal: New Delhi, Apr 01, 2011 at 2329 hrs ISTClean credentials and a transparent motive or objective is the least a public interest litigant is expected to have, the Supreme Court laid down its benchmark for entertaining PILs.
Press Trust of India: New Delhi, Mar 31, 2011 at 0011 hrs ISTPresident Pratibha Patil has prorogued both Houses of Parliament. A press communique from the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha secretariate said that the President prorogued both Houses on Tuesday.
Press Trust of India: New Delhi, Mar 31, 2011 at 0009 hrs ISTByelections to the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh, held by former Congress MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy and Bastar Parliamentary seat would be held on May 8, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday.
Press Trust of India: Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 30, 2011 at 0351 hrs ISTThe CPI(M) on Tuesday down played the 'flip-flop' over state chief minister VS Achuthanandan's candidature for the April 13 assembly elections in Kerala and said that there was no confusion and dispute in the party on the matter.