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Hindu Munnani leader murdered in TN

A 38-year old Hindu Munnani leader was murdered during wee hours on Saturday in front of his house at Sankarankoil near here by three unidentified men, triggering tension in the area, police said. Jeevaraj was a former town secretary of ...

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NDA stand on Rajiv killers

Keeping aside political differences, the NDA government has decided to maintain the UPA regime’s stand in the Supreme Court and oppose on Tuesday Jayalalithaa government’s February 19 decision to release seven life imprisonment convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case by ...

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Strong army necessary for peace- Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he has accorded highest priority to the modernization of defence forces as strong security was necessary for an atmosphere of peace, amity and harmony in the country. He was addressing a “Sainik Sammelan” ...

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Sunanda death case

For five-and-a-half months, the investigations into the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of the then union minister, Shashi Tharoor, made no headway. Delhi Police has been patiently waiting for a conclusive medical-forensic report. Now, the startling allegation made by ...

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Judges’ appointment

Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said the government has the highest respect for the judiciary, but it has the right to be consulted on the appointment of judges. “We have the highest respect and regard for the institution ...

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No bikini ban on Goa’s beaches

Goa chief minister ManoharParrikaron Wednesday ruled out banning wearing of bikinis on the state’s beaches, a day after a minister in his government advocated such a measure, but said drinking of liquor in public places will be prohibited. “Goa government does ...

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RSS joins BJP’s workshop for first-time MPs

RSS on Sunday joined in the second and last day of workshop for over 150 first-time BJP MPs here, with Sangh ideologue Suresh Soni addressing the new parliamentarians. Soni, who is the RSS points person with BJP, is one of ...

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DU’s BTech to be 4-year course: UGC

UGC asked Delhi University on Sunday to continue with the four-year BTech programme only for the students admitted during the academic year 2013-14, putting an end to uncertainty following rollback of the controversial FYUP. University Grants Commission (UGC) also asked ...

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UP MLAs want salary hike

Legislators, cutting across party lines during the ongoing budget session of the Uttar Pradesh assembly, are worried, among other things, about their perks and salaries — now at Rs 50,000 a month. Citing the price rise and inflation, these otherwise ...

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India writes to Switzerland

India has made a fresh request to Switzerland seeking bank details and names of Indians having unaccounted money in Swiss banks, as the government expands its efforts to combat the menace of black money. The latest request has been made ...

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