Dehra Dun: Visiting Sri Lankan army chief Lt Gen Jagath Jayasuriya says though China's influence in the Indian Ocean is growing, it is not posing any threat to the Indian sub- continent.
Kolkata: A judicial inquiry is ordered by West Bengal government into the fire at the AMRI Hospital even as a forensic investigations into the incident failed to take off due to water-logging in the hospital.
Theni(TN)/Kumily(Ker): As tension escalates on the inter -state border town of Kumily over the Mullaperiyar dam issue, Protestors on the Tamil Nadu side threw slippers at Finance Minister O Panneerselvam and gheraoed him.
New Delhi: Leaders of non-UPA parties share dais with Anna Hazare during his one-day fast here backing him on a strong Lokpal but make it clear to him that it will be Parliament that will take the final call and civil society cannot expect all its demands to be accepted.
New Delhi: RLD, with five members in the Lok Sabha, formally joins the UPA amid speculation that its chief Ajit Singh would be included in the Cabinet as Civil Aviation Minister.
Mangalore: A Seaking helicopter of the Navy with 13 naval personnel on board catches fire in the morning soon after landing at the airport here during a routine sortie.
New Delhi: Delhi, the political and cultural capital of several empires including the Mughals, adds yet another chapter to its glorious history as it marks 100 years of its re-emergence as modern India's capital.
New Delhi: The ruling UPA constituents are understood to have broadly agreed on including the office of the Prime Minister within the ambit of the Lok Pal Bill with some safeguards, as pressure mounted on the Government to widen the scope of the proposed legislation.
New Delhi: Pushing for a slew of anti-corruption laws, the Union Cabinet clears three crucial Bills relating to judicial accountability, protection of whistleblowers and Citizens Charter— issues which Anna Hazare wants to be brought under the ambit of the proposed Lokpal.
New Delhi: Consensus eludes the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Lok Pal with parties voicing divergent views on some key elements like inclusion of CBI and lower bureaucracy.
Badaun: Playing the Muslim card, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi alleges that minorities are not getting any benefits in Uttar Pradesh and accuses the Mayawati government of ignoring their welfare.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court says the Prime Minister was the "most suitable authority" to hammer out a solution to vexed water disputes like Mullaperiyar dam row and wanted to appeal for his intervention but refrained from doing so after Tamil Nadu objected to it.
New Delhi: The government holds a dialogue with social networking firms seeking their views on effective use of these platforms and is also working on guidelines for its own officials on how to make good use of the social media to reach out to wider population.
Pune: Hailing India as one of the most important nations in current global scenario, the US today said the strategic engagement between the two nations was key to ensure a peaceful and prosperous international order, apart from benefits to each other. Deputy Secretary of State William J Burns expressed this while addressing a gathering at Pune University.
Farrukhabad/Kannauj: Notwithstanding the move to bring FDI in retail being put on hold in the face of stiff opposition, Rahul Gandhi today asserted the Congress-led UPA government was determined to implement the decision.