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  • Thanks for your concern, I am fine, can handle all negativity: Vadra

    Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday finally broke his silence over the allegations of financial impropriety made against him by anti-corruption crusader-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Friday.

  • Anna Hazare demands probe into allegations against Robert Vadra

    Coming out in support of activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on his allegations against businessman and Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare today asked why is the Congress fearing a judicial probe in the matter if they are sure that the charges are false.

  • Kejriwal launches ‘bijli-paani satyagraha’

    India Against Corruption Saturday launched a ‘bijli-paani satyagraha’ to protest against alleged inflated power and water bills by restoring the power connection of household whose connection was cut for the non-payment of bill which ran into thousands.

  • Increasing FDI in insurance a diversionary tactic: Jayalalithaa

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday termed the UPA government’s decision to increase FDI limit in the insurance sector to 49 percent from the current 26 percent as diversionary and more to anaesthetise the corruption charges against it.

  • Defying Nitish, BJP invites Guj CM for Hunkar rally

    “No power can stop Narendra Modi from visiting Bihar to address the rally,” state party chief C P Thakur said in reference to the likely objections from the CM and his Janata Dal-United

  • 2010 honour killing: Noose for 5 of family

    New Delhi : Five members of a family were on Friday awarded death sentence for killing a teenaged couple for honour in 2010 with a Delhi court saying the “savage nature” of the crime has shocked the judicial conscience and falls in the category of “rarest of rare cases”.

  • 31-year jail for Naroda case convict

    Ahmedabad : A special court here on Friday awarded 31 years’ rigorous imprisonment to a convict of the 2002 Naroda Patiya case, who was produced in the court after he jumped his bail.

  • Fast News

    11 more held for attack on Gen Brar

  • Consumer body pulls up ex-babu’s weakness for comfort

    Refusing to hold Air France guilty of rendering  deficient service for its failure to provide sufficient varieties of snacks, the forum said it is not befitting a senior IAS officer to behave in such a manner

  • Scams focus on BJP poll agenda

    BJP says “good governance and development” will be important poll issues in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat

  • No more mining in Goa, orders SC

    New Delhi : In a stern order on Goa’s “irongate,” the Supreme Court on Friday banned all mining operations in the state, including transportation of the iron and manganese ore already mined by private firms, and directed the Goa government not to resume the mining it had suspended temporarily on September 10, in the wake of the illegal mining unearthed by the Justice M B Shah Inquiry Commission in a report tabled

  • Rahul backs FDI in retail, says it will benefit farmers

    Srinagar : Backing Centre’s decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said the decision will help farmers prosper by removing middlemen from the supply chain and generate new jobs.

  • BJP questions legal, political intentions in insurance

    NEW DELHI: BJP on Friday questioned the “legal and political intentions” behind allowing 49 per cent FDI in the insurance sector but remained non-committal about its stand in Parliament when the Bill regarding the economic reform comes up for passage. “We have made it very clear that we are against FDI in multi-brand retail. As for Thursday’s cabinet decision, the Standing Committee on Finance had opposed more than 26 per cent FDI

  • CPI(M), JD(U) flay govt’s move to raise cap in insurance sector

    NEW DELHI: The CPI(M) on Friday said government’s move to raise the FDI cap in insurance sector and allowing foreign investment in pension funds would make India’s finance sector vulnerable to speculation and asked political parties to defeat these measures in Parliament. “These measures announced by the Union Cabinet will make India’s finance sector more vulnerable to speculative finance capital,” the party Politburo said in a statement. It said the decision to

  • Mulayam to field 80 candidates in Gujarat polls

    New Delhi : Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh on Friday queered the pitch for the Congress party by fielding candidates for 80 of the 182 seats, mostly in tribal and minority concentrated areas, in the December polls of the Gujarat assembly, unmindful that it will split the secular vote and benefit none else but BJP Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

  • SC rejects Kerala’s plea on Mullaperiyar dam

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court Friday rejected the Kerala government’s plea to bring on record new data to counter an expert’s committee report that the Mullaperiyar Dam structure was safe.

  • Cauvery protests spill over to Bangalore

    Bangalore : The Cauvery-related protests on Friday spilled over to the city on a large-scale disrupting normal life even as the government braced itself for Saturday’s ‘Karnataka bandh’ called by Kannada outfits to protest the release of water to Tamil Nadu.