Patna, June 19 (IANS) Three days after he dumped the BJP, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday proved his majority in the assembly and declared that his former ally won't win the next Lok Sabha battle. More »Nitish wins trust vote, says BJP won't win in 2014
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday met L.K. Advani to get the BJP patriarch's backing for his new role as head of the BJP's campaign committee, an elevation that has split the NDA. More »Modi meets Advani to get backing for new role
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A total of 163 people were rescued Tuesday from flood-affected areas caused by torrential rains in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, disaster management officials said. More »163 people rescued from flooded areas in Uttarakhand, Himachal
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A meeting between Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani was called off Wednesday after the party leader reported "unwell", said party sources. More »`Unwell' Advani not to meet RSS chief
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi are to fly to Uttarakhand Wednesday to assess the damage caused by the torrential rains and flash floods in the temple town of Kedarnath. More »PM, Sonia to visit Kedarnath to assess damage
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A total of 483 people were rescued by the NDRF from flood-affected areas caused by torrential rains in various places of north India, including Uttarakhand, a disaster management official said Wednesday. More »483 people rescued from flooded areas in north India: NDRF
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) A special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday allowed the investigative agency to conduct a polygraph test on former Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiyya. More »Court allows lie detector test on Raja Bhaiyya
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said it supported the Janata Dal-United government in Bihar to "keep communal BJP at bay", and endorsed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's view that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was a secular person. More »Supported Nitish to keep communal BJP at bay: Congress
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Fighting and winning Karnataka assembly poll on an average costs just about Rs.700,000, less than half of the Election Commission-imposed upper limit of Rs.16 lakh (Rs.1.6 million), says an NGO after analyzing the expense statements of recently elected state law makers. More »Karnataka MLAs were frugal in their poll spending!
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) It could have been THE address, north of Chandigarh's upscale areas. However, even before the first brick for the controversial Tata Camelot housing project could be laid, the project is headed to becoming history with Punjab's influential politicians pulling out of it. More »A VIP high-rise headed for thin air?
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday announced a Rs.10-crore assistance to calamity-hit Uttarakhand. More »Haryana announces Rs.10-crore help for Uttarakhand
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Over 62,000 pilgrims and tourists are still stranded in calamity-hit Uttarakhand while 11,000 have been rescued. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi are to undertake an aerial survey of the extensive damage. More »62,000 still stranded; PM, Sonia to visit Kedarnath
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister is suffering from a CPI-M phobia, the Left Front said Wednesday, accusing her of violating the model code of conduct for the panchayat elections. More »Mamata has CPI-M phobia: Biman Bose
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Stressing that the Ishrat Jahan shootout was not "fake", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the Congress-led government at the centre was manipulating the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to frame BJP leaders. More »Congress again misusing CBI in Ishrat Jahan case: BJP
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home R.P.N. Singh said Wednesday everything possible was being done to rescue flood-affected people in Uttarakhand, stranded after the heavy, incessant rains that began last Saturday. More »Priority to evacuate people in danger: R.P.N. Singh
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh ministers from Telangana have rejected the proposed package for the region, saying only a separate state of Telangna would be acceptable to them. More »Congress ministers reject mooted Telangana package