committee chief

Relief to exit Mamata cabinet: West Bengal Congress


September 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her "dictatorial attitude", and claiming that the law and order situation in the state had been ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Virbhadra Singh seeks speedy trial in graft case


September 7th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) The public prosecutor claimed Friday that there were enough indiscriminating evidence for cancelling the bail of former union minister Virbhadra Singh in a graft case, but ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Wives of Indian sailors thank Pakistan


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) The wives of two Indian sailors freed by Somali pirates have thanked Pakistan for its role in negotiating their husbands' release, the Dawn reported Sunday.Madhu Sharma ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Virbhadra ready for graft case trial in lower court


August 29th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who took over as the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee chief here Wednesday, said he was ready to stand trial in a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Virbhadra Singh is Himachal Congress chief


August 26th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections, former union minister and five-time chief minister Virbhadra Singh has been appointed Himachal Pradesh Congress president, replacing Kaul Singh, party leaders ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Suspense over Virbhadra as Himachal Congress chief


August 25th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Suspense over appointment of former union minister Virbhadra Singh as the Congress chief in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh continued Friday with supporters saying that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UP to hold students union polls on Lyngdoh panel pattern


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Students union polls in Uttar Pradesh would be held on the basis of recommendations made by the high-powered Lyngdoh Committee, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ordered ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress appoints Virbhadra campaign committee chief for Himachal elections


July 17th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who resigned last month after corruption charges were framed against him by a court in Shimla, was Monday appointed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I Have every right to go to Olympics: Kalmadi


July 14th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 14 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, the sacked New Delhi Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief, has defended his controversial trip to London and said he has every right to go ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sibal attacks ‘multi-level corruption’ in BJP-led MCD


April 13th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) On the last day of campaigning for Delhi's civic polls, the Congress fielded central minister Kapil Sibal, who charged the the BJP-led Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP-led MCD developed culture of earning money: Maken


April 11th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) had spent only Rs.125 crore of the Rs.10,533 crore sanctioned for various ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

MCD elections: Congress rubbishes BJP attack


April 4th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Countering the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) attack on the central and Delhi governments over alleged corruption, the Congress Tuesday said the party should talk ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Congress releases candidates list for MCD polls


March 25th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Congress Sunday released the list of candidates for elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) which are scheduled to be held April ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

MCD elections: Congress to come up with three manifestos


March 19th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi Congress will release three election manifestos for the upcoming polls in the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi. "We will issue three manifestos for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress suspends two leaders for indiscipline


February 1st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Sending out a stern message against indiscipline, Maharashtra's Congress unit Wednesday suspended two Mumbai leaders for revolting against the party leadership, an official said."Mumbai general secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kalmadi gets bail but Raja, several VIPs still in Tihar


January 19th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Though former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi Thursday got bail after spending nine months in Tihar Jail, a number of high-profile officials continue ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kalmadi may threaten witnesses, CBI tells court (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi may intimidate prosecution witnesses if granted bail in a corruption case linked to the 2010 sporting event, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Confrontation looms as Lokpal report is tabled (Roundup)


December 9th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The much-awaited report on Lokpal bill was tabled in parliament Friday, recommending constitutional status for the ombudsman but leaving undecided the issue of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Aware of Maoists in northeast: Pallam Raju


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju said Wednesday the government was aware of the Maoists spreading their activities in the northeast and was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Maoists have made inroads in northeast’


October 20th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 19 (IANS) Joint Intelligence Committee Chief Ajit Lal Wednesday said the Maoists have have made inroads in the strife-torn northeastern region but there is no evidence of linkages ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Malhotra recommended for post of Kashmir council acting chairman


October 15th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra is likely to appoint Amrit Malhotra, a senior Congress leader and staunch loyalist of Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Saif-ud-Din Soz, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Telangana Congress leaders set Sep 30 deadline


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Upping the ante, leaders of Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress from Telangana Thursday said they would be forced to take a "tough decision" if the central ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Durga idol makers battle cost, labour shortage


September 13th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Skyrocketing prices of raw materials used for making idols and the exodus of labour to other states ahead of next month's Durga Puja have badly hit ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Charge-sheet in Queen’s Baton Relay case soon: CBI


September 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) After getting crucial documents from Scotland Yard about alleged fudging of transport payments for the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, the Central ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russian man charged with cannibalism


August 30th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 21-year-old man in Russia has been charged with cannibalism, as police said he invited a stranger to his house, knifed him to death and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Solution in sight to end Lokpal logjam?


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) There were indications Tuesday that backchannel contacts between the government and Team Anna had made some headway as talks were on at many levels ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Draft land bill being modified: Ramesh


August 11th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday told a delegation of farmers from Uttar Pradesh that his ministry is working on some modifications in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Debate on CWG generates heat, parliament forced to adjourn (Roundup)


August 9th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The ruling Congress Tuesday found itself cornered in parliament over the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam with opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) directly accusing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP seeks accountability for Kalmadi’s appointment (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Accusing the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of "monumental fraud" in appointing Suresh Kalmadi as Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Let parliament function normally: Sheila Dikshit


August 9th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) In the eye of the proverbial storm over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on irregularities in the Commonwealth Games, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Crucial dates on Kalmadi’s appointment escaped CAG’s gaze: Congress


August 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Raising questions over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on alleged irregularities in Commonwealth Games projects, the Congress said crucial dates relating to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parliament adjourned for the day over CAG report (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Monday adjourned for the day following protests by the opposition demanding a discussion on the Comptroller and Auditor General's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kalmadi wants medical reports under wraps


August 5th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi Friday asked a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court to direct the Tihar jail and hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himachal tears down British era building


August 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has pulled down an old building done in typical British Tudor style to make way for a palatial bungalow for a top government employee, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CAG report on Games to be tabled in parliament


August 5th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on irregularities in the October 2010 Commonwealth Games will be tabled in parliament Friday, according to the business ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe