Farmers interest of paramount importance: BJP leader

Chennai: Stating that linking of rivers would be the permanent solution to the ongoing water crisis between States, BJP national secretary K Lakshman on Wednesday said that

More trouble for former Jaya aide

Chennai: Tamilnadu Chief Minister and AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa today announced the expulsion of two more relatives of Sasikala from the party.

Babbar Khalsa terrorits arrested

New Delhi: The Delhi police special cell arrested two suspected terrorists of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI). According to the police the BKI had targeted three politicians and a religious leader. The arrested have been identified as Sarvpreet Singh and Jaswinder Singh. Of the two one of them was arrested from Punjab

Rajasthan strike intensifies, 200 doc’s arrested

Jaipur: The indefinite strike of government doctors entered the third day affecting medical services of the state. In an attempt to break the deadlock, over 200 doctors have been arrested. Over 6,500 doctors are on strike, demanding pay parity with doctors in the Central Government hospitals. They decided to stop work after talks with

Lokpal bill tabled in parliament today

New Delhi: The Lokpal bill was finally tabled in parliament today amid objections and after two adjournment motions. The bill was introduced by Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office V Narayanasamy. The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011 was introduced along with a Constitutional (116th Amendment) Bill. The previous Lokpal Bill, 2011,

Arrest warrant for Subrahmanya Swamy

Thrissur: A Thrissur court issued an arrest warrant for Janatha party leader Subrahmanya Swamy. He has been accused of not returning the money which he had

Minorities to be included in Lokpal

New Delhi: The government has decided to reintroduce the provision of reservation for minorities in the Lokpal Bill after it came under attack from Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad and other parties. The decision to include the minorities in Lokpal Bench and in the Search Committee came at a meeting of the Congress Core Group chaired by

Raja aide nails Kanimozhi

Chennai: Deposing in a special court hearing the 2G spectrum scam case, A Raja’s former Additional Private Secretary Aseervatham Achary named DB Realty’s Shahid

Swamy joins issue with TN CM

Chennai: Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy demanded that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa extend subsidy for travel of Hindus to Kailash and Manasarovar in Tibet on the lines of her assistance to Christians to take

Anna challenges Sonia for open debate

New Delhi: Anna Hazare who is totally dissatisfied with the Lokpal bill termed it a “useless bill” and challenged Congress president Sonia Gandhi to an open public debate on its merits with him so as to convince people that the proposed legislation is strong.“Sonia Gandhi says the bill is strong. If it is so, let she come out and debate with us in front of