Virudhunagar (TN): In a bid to strengthen monitoring of fire cracker units in view of recurring mishaps, Centre would soon post more personnel to a regulatory office here, vested with the responsibility of inspecting over 700 units in the country’s fireworks hub.
Shillong: Union Power Minister Veerappa Moily today termed Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee’s deadline to the UPA government as an ‘argumentative decision prevailing in noisy democracy’.
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Chandigarh : Six young people with a passion for stories have set out to travel to seven cities with the unique mission of reviving the lost tradition of itinerant storytelling. In the process, they hope also to revive the gift economy — pay as you may.
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Kudankulam (TN) : Around 250 people were arrested in Tuticorin when they attempted to set out on a march to express solidarity with anti-nuclear agitators here who on Sunday buried themselves upto waist in beach sand, in a new form of protest against loading of fuel in Kudankuklam plant. A ‘solidarity march’ by cultural leaders from Kerala to Kudankulam to express support with the anti-nuclear activists here was also stopped on the
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New Delhi : BJP on Sunday hit out at Congress saying its isolation is complete with UPA allies not being able to live up with its “arrogance” after indications emerged that Trinamool Congress may consider pulling out its ministers from the Centre over diesel hike and FDI issues.
New Delhi : In an apparent sign of distancing himself from Arvind Kejriwal-led group’s political foray, Anna Hazare today said politics will not deliver a better future for people and asked those planning to join his anti-corruption movement to contact him in Ralegan Siddhi. Till now, the Hazare-led movement was headquartered in Delhi and run under the banner of India Against Corruption, a non-registered body perceived to be controlled by Kejriwal.
Kolkata : Stressing that Trinamool Congress can oppose and offer its own proposals even while staying in the union government, West Bengal state Congress chief Pradip Bhattacharjee Sunday said there will be no problem to its stability if Trinamool decides to quit. Bhattacharjee’s comment comes at a point when Trinamool Congress is planning to take a “hard decision” if the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government does not roll back the twin decisions
Islamabad : A court in Pakistan has restrained authorities in the port city of Karachi from demolishing a Hindu temple believed to have been constructed 200 years ago, a media report said.
New Delhi : The UPA government’s slew of economic decisions, including opening up retail to foreign investment, has revived Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s image as a “courageous reformer” and is a “political masterstroke” that will help the sagging image of the embattled government, political analysts and commentators said.
Bellary (Kar) : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday conducted searches at two premises of an associate of jailed mining baron G Janardhan Reddy in connection with the probe into illegal iron ore export.
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New Delhi : The steepest-ever Rs 5.63 a litre hike in price not withstanding, diesel in India is still cheaper than its neighbours Pakistan and Bangladesh as also the US and the European countries. Diesel prices were on September 14 raised by Rs 5.63 per litre to Rs 46.95 a litre in Delhi.