VSDP changes stand; No plans to oppose UDF in Neyattinkara by-poll

Thiruvananthapuram: Vaikundaswami Dharma Pracharana Sabha (VSDP) leader Vishnupuram Chandrashekaran has stated that it

Delhi Court to pronounce sentence on Bangaru Laxman today

New Delhi: A Delhi court that was supposed to pronounce quantum of sentence for former BJP President Bangaru Laxman has postponed the hearing to 2.30 pm today. He will be produced in the Additional Sessions court today. Laxman was convicted for the offence yesterday. Laxman, a

Collector abduction:Maoists mediators talks underway

Raipur: The Maoist mediators BD Sharma and Professor Hargopal left for Chintalnar to meet Maoist leaders in a chopper provided by the government. One week after the kidnapping of Sukma collector Alex Menon, the first round of talks between the mediators and the Maoists have begun.


Branding the person with an indisputable, unquestionable tag of being a Maoist or a terrorist, is today


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Italian govt seeks release of marines; families meet prisoners at jail

Thiruvananthapuram: The Italian government approached the Supreme Court seeking the release of the two navy personnel accused of killing two Indian fishermen. Italy on Friday reportedly offered Rs 1 crore as compensation to the families of the two fishermen who were killed in February this year when two marines on board an Italian ship, ‘Enrica Lexie’, fired at them. The vessel owners have also requested the release of the vessel since the two Italian marines have been taken into custody. Marines Latore Massimiliano and

Agni V successful launch: India a proud elite owner of ICBM

New Delhi: India successfully test-fired nuclear-capable Agni-V Inter- Continental Ballistic Missile with a striking range of over 5000 km. India has thus taken a giant leap in fortifying its strategic capability. India is now at the threshold of an elite five-member club that possesses ICBMs.

More girl child deaths from Punjab and Haryana

New Delhi: In Amritsar a father strangled his wife for giving birth to a third girl child. 35-year-old Paramjit Kaur’s husband, Nishan Singh, had been very upset over

People’s War Group founder member Sathyamurthy passes away

Vijayawada: People’s War Group founder member Kambhampati Gnana Sathyamurthy alias Shivasagar passed away at his home at Kandulapadu village in G Konduru mandal in Krishna district on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. His last rites will be performed at Vijayawada today.

Senior CPI (M) leader N Varadarajan passed away

Chennai: Senior CPI (M) leader and former Central Committee member N Varadarajan (84) passed away here this morning at a private hospital due to illness. Varadarajan