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VS Naipaul says he won't write about India any more
Nobel laureate VS Naipaul has flatly declared he would no longer write about India or its people, giving a shock to the who's who of Mumbai's literary circles and glitterati at the ongoing five-day li ...
Air India Express to operate flights between Bangalore and Mangalore from November 9
Air India Express will operate flights between Bangalore and the coastal city four days a week starting November 9.
After spending 7 months in jail, Bibi Jagir Kaur gets bail
After spending around seven months behind bars for abduction and causing forcible abortion of her daughter, senior Akali leader and former President of Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandhak Committee (SGPC) ...
Sonia, Rahul grabbed property worth Rs 1,600 crore: Subramanian Swamy
Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy today accused Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of running a fraud company and of misusing govt facilities.
We are in Farrukhabad despite Salman Khurshid's threats: Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal addressed supporters at a rally in Farrukhabad and dared Union minister Salman Khurshid to take action against IAC members here.
The Hindu
Talk of drift, corruption is propaganda: Manmohan
Supreme Court stays return of land to unwilling farmers in Singur
23 Tamil Nadu fishermen released
Team Anna calls on Karat, other leaders
Left, RJD, SP plan indefinite, anti-Posco dharna
The Telegraph
Raju rings tech job skill alarm
New Delhi, Oct. 31: M.M. Pallam Raju, who took over as human resource development minister today, noted with "alarm" that more than half of engineering graduates in IT are not employable.
Stress on amity on Cong's 'sad' day
New Delhi, Oct. 31: Gulzar, receiving a national integration award in honour of Indira Gandhi, said today: "The award named after one dynamic lady has been handed over to me by another dynamic lady. T ...
'Sexist' and 'sick mind' tags on Modi
Oct. 31: Shashi Tharoor may have had one "50-crore-rupee girlfriend" but Narendra Modi has done better. He has caught the attention of at least half a dozen women.
Leh plants a lakh saplings in an hour
Srinagar, Oct. 31: Leh, the "cold desert" with a population of around 1.5 lakh, saw 99,013 saplings being planted in 53 minutes on Monday.
A Chanakya for Team Nitish
New Delhi, Oct. 31: Frenetic preparations for Sunday's "Bihar Adhikar Rally" in Patna might make it seem otherwise, but diplomacy is flavour of the season for chief minister Nitish Kumar.
Season of accusations: Now it is Swamy vs Sonia, Rahul
Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Thursday targeted Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, raising questions over acquisition of a company that published the now-defunct National Herald newspaper to whi ...
Raj meets ailing Bal Thackeray
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackeray on Thursday met his uncle and Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, who is not keeping good health.
NCP threatens stir over subsidised LPG cylinder issue
The Nationalist Congress Party, a partner in state's ruling coalition, on Thursday threatened to launch an agitation if the government failed to take decision within a week on providing three addition ...
Scuffle between IAC activists, Congressmen at Farrukhabad
Minor scuffles among Indian Against Corruption, Bhartiya Kisan Union and Congress members took place in the district on Thursday afternoon as supporters of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid an ...
Cong promises Lokayukta if voted to power in Gujarat
Accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and some of his ministers of being involved in corruption, opposition Congress on Thursday promised a probe against him and others if voted to power in th ...
Where is your wife: Digvijaya Singh asks Modi
Digvijaya Singh has targeted Narendra Modi's marital status and demanded that the Gujarat CM reveal the whereabouts of his 'wife'.
Swamy targets Sonia and Rahul, accuses them of fraud
Swamy alleged that Sonia and Rahul formed a private company and grabbed public property worth Rs 1600 crore.
Kejriwal takes on Khurshid, asks Farrukhabad to defeat him
There were clashes between Congress workers and Kejriwal supporters before the IAC member addressed the rally in Khurshid's constituency.
Non-subsidised LPG price up by Rs 26.50/cylinder
The 14.2-kg LPG cylinder that consumers buy beyond their entitled six bottles at subsidised rates, will now cost Rs 922 in Delhi.
Virender Sehwag rubbishes T20 retirement reports
A report in an Indian daily quoted a BCCI official as saying that the Indian opener has requested the BCCI to not select him for T20s.
Reuters India
Reliance Industries shares hit by Kejriwal's allegations
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Shares in Reliance Industries Ltd recover after falling as much as 2.1 percent on Thursday, a day after anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal accused the energy conglomerate of h ...
Profile: P. Chidambaram, finance minister
- A member of the Indian National Congress and member of the lower house of parliament since 1984, Chidambaram has held several ministerial posts since 1985.
India and Pakistan to resume cricket ties on Christmas
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India and Pakistan will resume bilateral cricket ties with a Twenty20 international in Bangalore on Christmas Day, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Thursday. ...
Bihar artists hope images of gods will save trees
PATNA, India (Reuters) - Dozens of artists in Bihar are painting roadside trees and their leaves with colourful stories from Hindu epics, hoping to save the region's already critically sparse greenery ...
IOC to investigate Armstrong's Olympic medal
BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will investigate Lance Armstrong's 2000 Olympics bronze medal after the American was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles in the big ...
Financial Times
Little reward for builders of new India
The nation’s construction industry is thriving, but its success rests on a vast and growing army of mobile rural labourers who live in squalor
Essar gets clearance for India coal block
Approval, while positive, is only the first step towards fully supplying the 1,200mw power plant, in the central state of Madhya Pradesh
US softens stance on India’s Modi
A senior US official suggests Washington has softened its stance on allowing Narendra Modi, the controversial chief minister of Gujarat, to visit the US
RBI defies government to hold rates
India’s central bank maintains its focus on inflation while acknowledging reform efforts and leaving room for monetary easing early in 2013
Mob justice for the chattering classes
A former tax inspector is hurling allegations of wrongdoing against the biggest names of India’s political establishment, writes Amy Kazmin
IAC-Cong workers clash in Farrukhabad
Clashes broke out in Farrukhabad today Nov 1) between India Against Corruption (IAC) supporters and Congress workers, on a day activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal is holding a rally in the city ...
IAS officer Khemka threatened
Senior Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who is in the news following the recent controversy over land deals involving Robert Vadra, has received another threat call and Panchkula police have begun an ...
Post pullout factional war peaks
A day after Haldia-based cargo firm ABG decided to move out of the city alleging that their workers were abducted and threatened, Trinamool Congress has hit back at the company, accusing them of black ...
Businessman vs Finance minister's son
Businessman S Ravi, who was arrested in Puducherry after finance minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram's complaint, speaks to TIMES NOW. Ravi says he will not apologise to Chidambaram's son f ...
IAC's blatant disregard for Anna
India Against Corruption (IAC) seems to have ignored Anna Hazare's warning as IAC posters in parts of Uttar Pradesh displays Hazare's pictures. This after the social activist has made it clear that hi ...
Alexander the Great poisoned by deadly river bug
A deadly river bacterium found in river Styx, Greece, killed Alexander the Great, rather than a fever brought on by an all-night drinking binge in ancient Babylon.
10,000 people suffer due to manganese tainted tap water in S China town
At least 10,000 people suffered a shortage of drinking water in a South China town on Wednesday following the detection of excessive manganese in the tap water.
Teen gets new windpipe grown from own stem cells
A British teenager has got a new windpipe grown from her own stem cells in a pioneering operation.
Meat of cloned cow offspring enters British food chain
Meat from the offspring of a cloned cow has entered the British food chain, authorities have admitted for the first time.
'The Elders' slam Sri Lanka for lacking 'reconciliation'
'The Elders', a council of retired global leaders led by Desmond Tutu has slammed Sri Lanka, based on its report, for lacking post-war reconciliation. They also expressed their disappointment over
Kejriwal says its shameful that Khurshid giving life for a woman
Congress workers clashed with supporters of Arvind Kejriwal in Farrukhabad ahead of the IAC rally ag...
Anna Hazare says, Kejriwal may end up being greedy for power
New Delhi, Asked if Kejriwal may end up being greedy for power, Anna Hazare said: "It is possible, b...
Indian govt withdraws controversial RTI Act amendments
New Delhi, Manmohan Singh government Thursday withdrew the controversial amendments aimed at diluti...
Non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 26.50 to Rs 922
NEW DELHI, The 14.2-kg cooking gas cylinder that consumers buy beyond their entitled six bottles at ...
Rajasthan: "We are adulterators" signboards as punishment
Jaipur, The court of an additional district magistrate Tuesday gave its orders in two cases of adult...
Hindustan Times
Kejriwal tells Farrukhabad people to elect a handicapped person in LS polls
The IAC leaders today expressed apprehensions about a threat on their lives in UP following a nexus between the Congress, BJP and other political parties along with corporate houses involved in corrup ...
Non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs. 26.50 to Rs. 922 per cylinder
The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG), which consumers buy beyond the cheaper quota of six cylinders, was today hiked by Rs. 26.50 to Rs. 922 per unit on firming international rates.
PM asks senior colleagues to give work to junior ministers
Holding that 'high' fiscal deficit is a deterrent for domestic and foreign investments, PM Manmohan Singh today said the govt will have to overcome constraints to achieve a target of nearly $1 trillio ...
Swamy accuses Sonia, Rahul of Rs. 1,600 cr fraud
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul "fraudently" converted a public trust into private property, alleges Janta Party president.
'Won't apologise to Karti Chidambaram for the tweet'
An industrialist in Puducherry, who was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly posting 'offensive' tweets targeting P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram, said today that he won't apologise for the tweet.
Pak cricket team tour, matter of national shame: Thackeray
Mumbai, Nov 1: Maintaining his strong opposition to the tour by the Pakistani cricket team to India, Shiv Sena on Thursday said it was a matter of "national shame". "The Pakistan team will be playing ...
Corruption: Subramanian Swamy corners Sonia, Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, Nov 1: Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Thursday, Nov 1 cornered the Gandhi family after slapping several corruption charges against Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.Swamy on Thursday d ...
US dismisses Hafeez Saeed's aid offer for Sandy victims
Washington, Nov 1: US on Thursday dismissed as "hollow" the offer of humanitarian aid for superstorm Sandy victims from Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafeez Muhammad Saeed, the 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind a ...
Salman Khurshid aides attack Kejriwal's convoy, car smashed
Lucknow, Nov 1: Salman Khurshid's supporters and Congress party workers attacked Arvind Kejriwal's convoy at Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, Nov 1.Kejriwal, who held a rally at the city prot ...
Cooking gas price hiked by Rs 26.50 to Rs 922 per cylinder
New Delhi, Nov 1: The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG), which consumers buy beyond the cheaper quota of six cylinders, was on Thursday, Nov 1 hiked by Rs 26.50 to Rs 922 per unit on firming i ...