In a major breakthrough, the Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested a terror suspect, Mehrajuddin Dand, who allegedly provided logistical support for the hijacking of IC-814 in 1999. He allegedly provided travel papers to IC-814 hijackers.
A blanket ban on manufacturing, sale, storage and display of all gutka products in the national capital will come into effect from tomorrow.
An American trade mission will visiT Kerala in February in 2013 to explore investment opportunities in the state, US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell said on Wednesday . She was speaking at the three-day 'Emerging Kerala' investors summit that began on Tuesday.
Employees of the now-defunct Mafatlal Engineering Industries in Kalwa near here have decided to file a contempt petition in the High Court over Thane Municipal Corporation's failure to remove slums from the factory land.
Narendra Modi is a state leader while Rahul Gandhi has a national stature, Congress today said in a terse dismissal of suggestions that the upcoming Gujarat Assembly election could be a 'Rahul versus Modi' affair.
Energy tribunal ATE today issued notices to IOC, HPCL and BPCL on petitions filed by Reliance Industries, Essar Oil and Shell challenging the dismissal of their plea by sector regulator PNGRB against alleged cartelisation in petrol and diesel pricing by the PSUs.
Amid an escalating political row over coal block allocation, BJP today brought the battle to President Pranab Mukherje demanding his intervention and also asked him to advice the UPA government that it is not right for it to attack the CAG.
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will arrive here in his Parliamentary constituency on a two-day visit tomorrow.
Lashing out at the BJP for its stand on the coal controversy, Congress today alleged that there was a clear similarity between the anti-Bofors campaign and the present one on the coal blocks allocation.
Criticising the BJP for the washout of the Monsoon session of Parliament, government today said the Congress was placing the facts before the people to judge on the coal allocation issue.
The US ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff were killed in a rocket attack on Tuesday in the Libyan city of Benghazi, a Libyan official said.
Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was released from Arthur Road Jail on Wednesday afternoon after he accepted the conditional bail offered by the Bombay High Court. Trivedi was granted bail on a personal bond of Rs 5,000.
Heads of infrastructure sector PSUs today met Finance Minister P Chidambaram and committed to step up investments, while suggesting to the government that it address the issues related to project clearances and availability of coal.
Lawyer Prashant Bhushan is likely to approach Supreme Court next week seeking cancellation of the controversial allocation of coal blocks and an independent probe on the lines of the 2G spectrum allocation case he filed.
The Indian Air Force is standing by its pilot's decision to not fly Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi to Guwahati on Tuesday, according to sources.
Samajawadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday warned the UPA as well as the NDA that they would not be able to form the next government at the Centre without the support of smaller parties which are not part of their alliances.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani came out in support of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, saying the present political situation was worse than Emergency.
Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi has finally agreed to accept bail. He is currently at the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai and is expected to be released later on Wednesday.
Even as the debate over cartoonist Aseem Trivedi's arrest continues, the Mumbai Police maintains that cartoonists must know their limits.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi sounded the election bugle for the Assembly Elections later in 2012 and kick started his election campaign by upping his ante against the Congress, saying that the party is using the CBI against him.
The Goa government, which had suspended licenses of all the 90 mining leases pending verification of documents, has allowed transportation and trade of ore already mined and existing either in lease hold area, in transit or stored at jetties.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that guideline for media reporting cannot be made across the board.
The market is almost fed up with the government's flip-flop in revising fuel prices. Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief of The Indian Express strongly feels that the government has to do something concrete this time, else it will lose ground soon.
"I have become an antique piece" President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday joked about his transition from an active political life to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Even as the debate over cartoonist Aseem Trivedi's arrest continues, the Mumbai Police maintains that cartoonists must know their limits. Mumbai Police Commissioner Dr Satyapal Singh has said, "I can't say if the charges will be dropped or not.