28 Mar 2013
Amid a nation-wide controversy, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has withdrawn changes suggested by it in civil services mains examination, dropping mandatory English language paper requirement.
01 Feb 2012
The government has distanced itself from the Rushdie controversy on his proposed visit to India for attending the Jaipur Literature Festival. Union Home Minister P Chidambaram made it clear that it was Rushdie’s sole decision to cancel his India visit and the government must not be held responsible for the same.
31 Jan 2012
CBI Joint Director V V Lakshmi Narayana on Tuesday met Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Pankaj Dwivedi and briefed him about the arrest of Principal Secretary (Home) B P Acharya in the Emaar Properties scandal.
02 Sep 2012
Alleging that Hindi news channels were 'distorting' his statements, MNS Chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday said they should not air news without understanding issues.
02 Sep 2012
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray is famous for whipping up anti-Hindi speaking people’s sentiment in Maharashtra. His recent outburst against Biharis living in the state has created a stir in political fraternity and drawn flak from several quarters.
05 Mar 2012
Unidentified militants exploded a powerful bomb at the house of a Congress candidate in Imphal West district of Manipur, the police said on Monday. Sources said the militants threw the bomb at around 10.30 PM on Sunday at R K Anand's house at Naoriya Pakhang Lakpa area. Anand who is contesting from Naoriya Pakhang Lakpa assembly constituency and his family members were present in the house at the time of the incident.
15 Apr 2012
One person drowned and nine others went missing on Sunday as a boat ferrying 11 people capsized in Gopalganj’s Gandak river. The incident took place around 9 am in Salempur village.
02 Nov 2012
Rahul Gandhi on Thursday threatened to pursue "all legal actions" against Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy, who targeted him and Sonia Gandhi raising questions over acquisition of a company that published the now-defunct National Herald newspaper to which Congress gave a loan of over Rs 90 crore.
22 Aug 2012
After her average debut in Pooja Bhatt’s Jism 2, Sunny Leone does not want to leave any stone unturned before she starts work on her second film Ekta Kapoor’s sequel to Ragini MMS. Buzz is that the actress has roped in three tutors to coach her in Hindi and dance skills as well.
23 Oct 2011
Far away from the political epicentre Delhi is a different journalist sprawling with pure passion of nationalism and public welfare. Gauri Shankar Rajak, an 81-year old in Dumka in Jharkhand has not been as lucky as the Gandhian Anna Hazare in getting popularity and support of the masses, but he too has been treading a similar path to banish corruption.