Ice-cream case: VS files counter-affidavit

Ice-cream case: VS files counter-affidavit

New Delhi, Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012: Leader of opposition VS Achuthanandan has filed a counter-affidavit in the ice-cream parlour case in the Supreme Court. He has asked for all the relevant documents pertaining to the case including copies of P K Kunhalikutty’s statement.

SP favours debate in Parliament on CAG reports

SP favours debate in Parliament on CAG reports

New Delhi, Aug 21 , 2012: Samajwadi Party, an outside supporter of the UPA government, today favoured a detailed discussion in Parliament on CAG reports on coal block allocation and other issues. “Our party wants a debate whether it is the coal issue or any other issue…,” SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav told reporters outside […]

Scheme to make Delhi Kerosene-free city launched

Scheme to make Delhi Kerosene-free city launched

New Delhi, Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012:  Over 3.5 lakh BPL and poor families will get free LPG cylinders and gas stoves under an ambitious scheme launched by the Delhi Government today to end use of kerosene, which often does not reach the intended beneficiaries. Launching the scheme announced by her in the 2012-2013 Budget, Chief […]

Sangma moves SC against Pranab’s election as President

Sangma moves SC against Pranab’s election as President

New Delhi, Aug 21, 2012:  PA Sangma today moved the Supreme Court challenging the election of Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee as President of India. The petition filed by Sangma has contended that Mukherjee was holding an office of profit as the chairman of Indian Statistical Institute when he had entered the race for President. Sangma […]

Over 1.5 lakh Pakistanis arrived in India in last 3 yrs

Over 1.5 lakh Pakistanis arrived in India in last 3 yrs

New Delhi, Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012: Over 1.5 lakh Pakistani nationals arrived in India in the last three years with valid visas, the government today said. Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran informed the Lok Sabha that 53,137 Pakistanis arrived in the country in 2009, 51,739 in 2010 and 48,640 came in 2011. He […]

Inflammatory messages: Kerala-based outfit under scanner

Inflammatory messages: Kerala-based outfit under scanner

Thiruvananthapuram, Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012: Kerala-based Popular Front of India has come under the scanner of intelligence agencies for its suspected role in spreading inflammatory SMSs and MMSs following Assam violence, that triggered exodus of northeastern people from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Taking note of reports in this regard in local media, state Home Minister […]

Obama cancelled 3 ‘kill Laden’ missions until Clinton stepped in

Obama cancelled 3 ‘kill Laden’ missions until Clinton stepped in

London, Aug 21 , 2012: US President Barack Obama put off three times operations to kill world’s most dreaded terrorist Osama bin Laden before finally going ahead with the mission at the insistence of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a new book has claimed. Citing unnamed sources within the joint operations command, Rich Miniter, a […]

KTK Home Minister to vist North East states

KTK Home Minister to vist North East states

Bangalore,Aug 21 ,2012: Asserting that there was no violence in the state, Karnataka Government today appealed to people from North East who fled the city for their home-towns following rumours of attacks, to return and promised to ensure their protection. “The deadline of August 20 set by rumour-mongers to create violence and attack North East […]

CAG report on coal block allocations rock Parliament

CAG report on coal block allocations rock Parliament

New Delhi, Aug 21 ,2012: The CAG report on coal block allocations rocked Parliament today with a determined Opposition disrupting proceedings by demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who held the Coal portfolio when the alleged irregularities took place. The Lok Sabha could not transact any business because of the unruly scenes, which […]

‘Arrest of Pak girl on blasphemy charges disturbing’

‘Arrest of Pak girl on blasphemy charges disturbing’

Washington, Aug 20 ,2012: The US today called the arrest of a young Pakistani girl on blasphemy charges “deeply disturbing” and praised President Asif Ali Zardari for coming out against it. “This case is obviously deeply disturbing, the arrest of a young Pakistani girl on blasphemy charges,” State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland told reporters at […]