New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday restrained Sony TV channel from broadcasting an episode of "Crime Patrol" programme based on a teachers' recruitment scam involving former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and 54 others.
Solapur (Maharashtra), Feb 22 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Friday hit out at Congress leaders like union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar for their "inaction" on various issues affecting the people. Attacking Shinde in his home town, Thackeray charged Shinde with ignoring the issues of the local people.
Raipur, Feb 22 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's per capita income, at current prices, is estimated at Rs.52,689 in 2012-13, an increase of about 13 percent against Rs.46,743 in 2011-12, Chief Minister Raman Singh informed state assembly Friday while tabling the economic survey for fiscal 2013-14. Raman Singh, who is heading the BJP government in the mineral-rich state since December 2003, also holds the finance portfolio
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who regretted his statement linking the BJP and the RSS with terrorism just two days ago, is again in the eye of a political storm over the alleged intelligence failure behind the Hyderabad blasts that killed 16 people and injured 117. The blasts issue rocked parliament Friday as the opposition parties attacked the government after Shinde said there were prior intelligence reports about the blasts
Hubli (Karnataka), Feb 22 (IANS) Rattled by a spate of resignations of ministers and legislators from Karnataka's ruling BJP, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Friday said Congress was behind the development as it wanted to pull down his government.
Guwahati, Feb 22 (IANS) The Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) Friday asked the state government to carry out "an inclusive and effective inquiry" into the incident of firing by security forces at a poll counting centre in Dhubri district Feb 15, killing three people. A divisional bench of the commission comprising Chairperson Justice Aftab Hussain Saikia sent notice to chief secretary, asking him to get the incident inquired by an officer not below the rank of a commissioner and secretary of the state government.
Panaji, Feb 22 (IANS) A Congress-aligned students union asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to permit 50 percent concession for students commuting by public transport country-wide. Such a concession exists for students in Goa
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The government Friday said it was committed to fighting terrorism, even as the BJP slammed the centre for the intelligence failure behind the Hyderabad blasts that killed 16 people and injured 117. The blasts, along with hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, rocked both houses of parliament on the second day of the budget session, leading to several adjournments.
Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Police Friday gathered vital clues in the devastating bomb attacks in Hyderabad that left 16 people dead and injured more than 100 -- besides causing a storm in parliament. Twentyfour hours after the blasts, police also announced rewards for anyone providing information about the suspects seen in Dilsukhnagar where the evening rush hour bombings Thursday also maimed dozens
Shimla, Feb 22 (IANS) Former communications minister Sukh Ram's son will be inducted as a minister in the first cabinet expansion of the less than two-month-old Congress government in Himachal Pradesh Saturday, an official said. Governor Urmila Singh would administer an oath of office and secrecy to Anil Sharma, a legislator from Mandi, here Saturday, governor's secretary Anita Tegta told