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The Sharad Pawar led party also indicated that any pull out in Delhi could have a cascading effect on the coalition in Maharashtra    New Delhi: Upping the ante, sulking Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday warned the Congress that if its demands like coordination committee for...

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In a video message, Anna Hazare asked the government to set up of a SIT to probe corruption allegations against Union Ministers, a fast track court to try cases against MPs and bringing a strong Lokpal Bill   New Delhi: Stepping up pressure ahead of the indefinite fast from tomorrow,...

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The Kerala State Right to Service Bill, 2012, considered to be the first of of this kind in India, guarantee delivery of various public serves and impose a fine on officials if they failed to perform their duties Thiruvananthapuram: Government of South Indian state Kerala introduced a...

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Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia will administer the oath to President-elect Mukherjee at 11:30am on Wednesday New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee will be sworn in as the 13th Indian President on Wednesday at a special ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament, reports PTI.   Chief...

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Pranab Mukherjee got 5,64,469 vote value, well beyond the half-way mark of 5,25,140 in an electoral college of over 10.5 lakh when counting of votes of 20 of the 30 states was completed New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee was on Sunday elected as the 13th President, marking a new journey for the...

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Sonia Gandhi’s meeting with Sharad Pawar comes ahead of the Congress Core Group meeting this evening which is expected to take stock of the situation New Delhi: Sulking Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar, who is believed to have resigned from the Union Cabinet...

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India Inc should be firm in insisting on good governance in governmental administration with the least interference in business and industry instead of running to Delhi to get interest and tax cuts and subsidies The ruling neta-babu nexus is not the only ones who are responsible for the...

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To get the benefit of the scheme, the parents should be living in Goa for 25 years and the girl should have been born and brought up in the state Panaji: With an aim to prevent female foeticide in the state, Goa government on Friday formally launched the ambitious 'Ladli Lakshmi' scheme,...

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Supreme Court said the method adopted by the CBI was "unwarranted" and the agency proceeded against Mayawati without properly understanding its orders passed in the Taj Corridor scam   New Delhi: In a major relief to Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, the Supreme Court on...

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Party members are scared that if they say something against the leader or the decision taken by the chief, they would not get the election ticket next time, said former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi Washington:  Removed unceremoniously as India's Union railway minister at the behest of...

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Pranab Mukherjee handed over his nomination papers to Vivek Kumar Agnihotri, Rajya Sabha secretary general and returning officer for the presidential elections New Delhi: Amid a show of strength, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) nominee Pranab Mukherjee Thursday filed his nomination...

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Virbhadra Singh's decision came a day after the Himachal court framed charges of corruption and criminal misconduct against him and his wife Pratibha Singh in a 23-year-old case   New Delhi: Union Minister Virbhadra Singh resigned on Tuesday in the wake of a Himachal Pradesh court...

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Former Chief Ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Ashok Chavan are scheduled to appear as witness on 27th June and 30th June, respectively, before the Commission   Mumbai: Union Power Minister and Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday deposed before the Adarsh...

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Giving its verdict on an appeal by Tata Motors, the division bench observed that the President's assent had not been taken for the Act and as such it was void and unconstitutional   Kolkata: In a setback to West Bengal government led by Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court on...

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The BJP, which failed to persuade allies like Shiv Sena and JD-U to support Mr Sangma, argued that it was its duty as the main opposition party not to allow a “walkover” to the Congress   New Delhi: Reconciling with division within the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the...

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How could some sanity be brought into the process of selection of the person for the highest office of the land? Unfortunately, there are no substitutes for political maturity and ethics Sack races are usually a children’s sporting event. It tests ability to run with one’s feet inside a...

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Political parties, a variety of charitable organisations, scientific research associations, educational institutes and certain hospitals have been found to have 'huge receipts' of funds by way of donations, contributions and payments New Delhi: The Income Tax (I-T) department has...

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To a question on deputy CM Ajit Pawar's comment expressing surprise how the Chief Minister's chambers survived the inferno, Chavan said his chambers are paperless and there was only one notepad on his table   Mumbai: Following Thursday's fire at Mantralaya, the state secretariat,...

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The Trinamool Congress chief said her government is with farmers and farmers unwilling to give their land in Singur, would get it back   Kolkata: In wake of the Calcutta High Court holding as unconstitutional the Singur Land Development Act, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee...

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The two leaders have reiterated their intention to promote regular ministerial-level exchanges and make full use of the strategic dialogue and other bilateral dialogue mechanisms   Rio de Janeiro: India and China have agreed to enhance their defence and security dialogue and take...

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