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Andhra CM meets Sonia Gandhi ahead of Cong meet on Telengana
Politics

Andhra CM meets Sonia Gandhi ahead of Cong meet on Telengana

The meeting came amid indications that Congress has decided to spell out a clear stand on the vexed issue of separate statehood soon.

Ishrat Jahan case: MHA refers CBI request seeking files to Law Ministry
India

Ishrat Jahan case: MHA refers CBI request seeking files to Law Ministry

Official sources said CBI had sent a request to provide it with the files related to affidavits filed by under secretary RVS Mani in the high court in 2009 within a span of two month giving contradictory versions on Ishrat's antecedents.

Security stepped up at Mathura, Vrindavan temples after Bodh Gaya blasts
India

Security stepped up at Mathura, Vrindavan temples after Bodh Gaya blasts

"As soon as we received the red alert from the state headquarters after the blasts in Bihar, all officials involved in the security of the temples were told that there should be no lapses," Arun Kumar, Additional District Magistrate (Law and Order), Mathura, said.

LK Advani arrives in Nagpur to meet RSS leaders
Politics

LK Advani arrives in Nagpur to meet RSS leaders

Advani's visit assumes significance as he preferred to meet the RSS leadership a day after attending the party's parliamentary board meeting with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Ishrat Jahan was abducted, drugged, murdered: CBI chargesheet
India

Ishrat Jahan was abducted, drugged, murdered: CBI chargesheet

The chargesheet says that Ishrat and three others killed were abducted and kept in illegal confinement before the encounter. The CBI says that it enough has evidence to prove that it was a cold blooded murder.

BJP's 2014 poll strategy: Modi's plans vs UPA's failures
Politics

BJP's 2014 poll strategy: Modi's plans vs UPA's failures

In the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the fight between Congress and BJP hots up.

I will go by the Constitution on panchayat polls: Mamata Banerjee
Politics

I will go by the Constitution on panchayat polls: Mamata Banerjee

"The Supreme Court delivered a very good order. I respect all religions, all creeds and castes. I will go by the Constitution," Mamata Banerjee said.

Beni calls Mulayam 'sweeper', Cong distances itself from incident
Politics

Beni calls Mulayam 'sweeper', Cong distances itself from incident

"Yadav wants to become Prime Minister. He should first try to get the job of a sweeper at the residence of the PM," 77-year Verma said at a programme in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad.

Post BJP split, will Nitish manage to balance caste equations in Bihar?
Politics

Post BJP split, will Nitish manage to balance caste equations in Bihar?

For the rest of India, the battle maybe couched as a Nitish versus Narendra Modi personality clash; in Bihar, it is seen through the prism of caste.

India Inc and Uttarakhand: Corporate philanthropy or liability?
Business

India Inc and Uttarakhand: Corporate philanthropy or liability?

Given the role of construction companies in the destruction of Uttarakhand, is their corporate donation charity or shoddy compensation?

Uttarakhand is paying the high price of anti-environmentalism
India

Uttarakhand is paying the high price of anti-environmentalism

Faced with environmental disaster, Bahuguna refuses to rethink a single tourism project or ill-advised dam, insisting on development at any price.

Why a BJP with allies is better than a BJP that stands alone
Politics

Why a BJP with allies is better than a BJP that stands alone

The wheels have come off the Bharatiya Janata Party's 2014 campaign before Narendra Modi has had time to even take charge.

Cabinet shuffle: UPA has given up even pretence of governing
Politics

Cabinet shuffle: UPA has given up even pretence of governing

The UPA has lost the will to govern and is merely marking time until the next elections. But between now and then, if it doesn't ratchet up its administrative efficiency, it will have made the nation pay a tragic price.

Nitish going up against Modi could do him more harm than good
Politics

Nitish going up against Modi could do him more harm than good

However, one should keep in mind that the two political scenarios - the split with Lalu and the tiff with BJP - are entirely different in nature.

Why Japan and Russia are India's best friends
World

Why Japan and Russia are India's best friends

Japan and Russia are the only two countries with which India has no ideological or strategic differences.

The Aurangzeb factor: 5 lessons from Modi-Advani tussle
Politics

The Aurangzeb factor: 5 lessons from Modi-Advani tussle

Political parties need to have a process for electing leaders. This problem relates more to cadre-based parties such as BJP and CPM.

BJP must see Advani's dissent as a blessing in disguise
Politics

BJP must see Advani's dissent as a blessing in disguise

it's a good thing that Advani has revealed his now. If a showdown was inevitable within the party, it is better to get it over with, rather than have it drag on until the election season is near at hand.

Advani atoning his political sin of defending Modi after Gujarat riots: Cong
Politics

Advani atoning his political sin of defending Modi after Gujarat riots: Cong

Party spokesman Shakeel Ahmed also said that Advani was "deliberately humiliated" by the RSS by elevating Modi as he had opposed attempts to bring back Nitin Gadkari as BJP chief due to graft charges against him.

BJP parliamentary board rejects LK Advani's resignation
Politics

BJP parliamentary board rejects LK Advani's resignation

The Board held an urgent meeting at the residence of party chief Rajnath Singh hours after Advani resigned from Parliamentary Board, National Executive and Election Committee to protest Narendra Modi being made Campaign Committee chief.

Court rejects Jagan Reddy's plea for joint trial of all cases
India

Court rejects Jagan Reddy's plea for joint trial of all cases

The Principal Special Court for CBI cases dismissed the petition as not maintainable and observed that the offences were distinct though the modus operandi was same in the five charge-sheets filed so far.