Everything you need to know about Chandrashekhar Dam: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Chandrashekhar Dam: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Four people were killed and one person was injured Tuesday in a fire at a shoe factory here, said a fire service official.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Chandrashekhar Rajesh's story should be inspiring for any sportsperson. The Tiruchirapalli-based cyclist came alive after being comatose for 10 days following an horrific accident last year and is now one of India's brightest prospects in the Asian Championships beginning here Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) A high-level delegation from the Kingdom of Bahrain visited the Technopark here Thursday to explore possible ways of association.
Raipur, Feb 6 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Agriculture Minister Chandrashekhar Sahu Wednesday demanded Rs.100 crore from the central government under the National Dairy Plan.
Film: "Lakshmi"; Cast: Shivaraj Kumar, Priyamani, Ashish Vidyarthi, Rangayana Raghu,Saloni, Avinash, Gurudatt and Guru Prasad; Screenplay-Direction: Raghava Loki; Co-producers: B.R. Duggineni and Aadhi; Music composer: Guru Kiran; Camera: K.S.Chandrashekhar; Rating: ***
New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): Child right activist Narava Prakasa Rao on Wednesday condemned the conviction of Indian couple accused of mistreating their child in Norway and said that the government should intervene to reduce the punishment as it could affect the child's future adversely.
New Delhi, Dec.4 (ANI): The government on Tuesday criticised the conviction of an Indian couple in Norway and said the verdict would cause serious mental agony to their children.
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian authorities are making efforts to seek release of a couple from Andhra Pradesh who has been arrested in Norway for chiding their son.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked why telecom operators, who were providing service using cancelled 2G licences, should not pay the price determined in the Nov 12 auction of the spectrum.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had acted "fully in accordance" with its judgment on the auction of cancelled 2G licences.
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): The auction of 2G telecom spectrum resumed today at 9 a.m., even as the first day saw a subdued response.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday has demanded Prime Minister's resignation over the latest outcome regarding 2G- spectrum allocation scam as former Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrashekhar has revealed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had ignored his recommendation regarding charging an entry fee of Rs.36,000-crore on telecom players for spectrum allocation.................
New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Friday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resignation in the wake of former Cabinet Secretary K.M. Chandrashekhar's shocking revelation to the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) investigating the 2G scam that Singh had ignored his recommendation that an entry fee of Rs. 36,000 crore be charged for spectrum.
Pune, Oct.15 (ANI): The government is taking steps to strengthen ties between the people of the northeast and residents of Pune.
Bangalore, Oct.4 (ANI): Hundreds of Karnataka farmers, students and regional party activists staged mass protests on Thursday against sharing of the river waters with neighbouring Tamil Nadu.
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said the government is against controlling the Internet and suggested that stakeholders should help evolve a consensus on a clear-cut roadmap and policy for the sector.
Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) Karnataka, where life was crippled Sep 20 as part of nation-wide shutdown over the central government's economic measures, is in for another shutdown Oct 6 over Cauvery water sharing with Tamil Nadu.
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The book shelf this week is delightfully light, with easy-to-grasp titles. Browse with IANS...
New Delhi, Aug. 7 (ANI): Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan has described BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani as a frustrated politician in the wake of his 2014 general election predictions.
Agra, Aug 6 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti on Monday backed party veteran Lal Krishna Advani's 2014 predictions of a Congress rout, saying the views mentioned by him in his blog is absolutely correct.
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has assailed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani by terming him as a 'failed analyst' over his predictions on his blog that a non-Congress, non-BJP Prime Minister would come to power in 2014 supported by one of the two principle parties.
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Top seed Shweta Parte was given a tough time by Akashi Sancheti from Andhra Pradesh as the match stretched to the wire before Shweta prevailed 7-11, 6-11, 11-8, 11-2, 11-6, 11-8 to move into the womens' singles final of the JVPGC-All Mumbai 4-star ranking table tennis tournament here Sunday.
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Greenpeace India Tuesday claimed that major Indian corporates houses could be linked to the destruction of the Indonesian rainforests through their imports of palm oil from the country.
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGoM) led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will take the final call on key issues such as pricing and refarming of spectrum for 2G auction, Telecom Secretary R. Chandrashekhar said Saturday.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The government auditor has slammed the Department of Space for sealing the Antrix-Devas deal saying it was "a classic case of public investment for private profit".
Raipur, May 4 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday denied any backroom dealing with the Maoists in securing the release of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.
Chintanlar (Sukma), May 3 (ANI): Abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon, who was finally released by the Maoists on Thursday thanked the mediators and the Chhattisgarh Government for helping him come out of this unpleasant hostage crisis.
Chintalnar (Sukma), May 3 (ANI): Abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon, who was finally released by the Maoists on Thursday thanked the mediators and the Chhattisgarh Government for helping him come out of this unpleasant hostage crisis.
Chennai/Raipur, May 3 (ANI): Family members of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon on Thursday celebrated his release, and thanked the government for its efforts during the entire hostage crisis.
Raipur, May 3 (ANI): Abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is likely to be released by his Maoist captors around noon today.
Raipur, May 2 (ANI): Abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is expected to be released tomorrow by his Maoist captors.
Raipur, May 1 (ANI): Following several rounds of talks, the Chhattisgarh Government and Maoist mediators have reportedly reached an agreement over terms for the release of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.
Raipur, Apr 30 (ANI):The deadlock over the release of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon persists, with yet another round of talks between the representatives of Chhattisgarh Government and the Maoist rebels ending in a stalemate.
Ranchi, Apr 29 (ANI): The two-day shutdown declared by Maoists, in support of the demands made by them in Chhattisgarh to release abducted District Collector Alex Paul Menon, hit normal life in Jharkhand on Sunday.
Kolkata, Apr 28 (ANI): Human Rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen on Saturday reiterated his call for unconditional release of Chhattisgarh's abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.
Raipur, Apr 28 (ANI): The fate of abducted Sukma District Collector is undecided even a week after his kidnapping, and interlocutors of the Chhattisgarh Government and the Maoists are meeting for the third time today to find a way out.
Raipur, Apr 27 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh Government has intensified efforts to free Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon from Maoists captivity.
Raipur, Apr 26 (ANI): Human rights activist and academic Professor Hargopal, who has been named as another mediator by the Maoists for talks with the government to secure the release of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon, on Thursday said that he would ensure that there is no casualty on either side.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday said that health of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon had improved after medication.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The government Tuesday said that conducting the 2G auction within the revised deadline of Aug 31 set by the Supreme Court was a difficult task but it would speed up the process for this.
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): B. D. Sharma, one of the Maoist-nominated mediators for negotiations with the government, on Tuesday stressed on the need to have a dialogue to resolve the ongoing conflict following the abduction of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.
Raipur, Apr 24 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh Government on Tuesday named two former bureaucrats for holding talks with Maoists to secure the release of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Congress leader Renuka Chaudhary on Tuesday criticised Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan for refusing to mediate for the release of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.
Ranchi, Apr 24 (ANI): The Maoists have issued a statement saying that Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon's health is critical and that he is in urgent need of medicine and medical attention.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) US-based chipmaker Qualcomm would soon be able to roll out high-speed Internet services with the government willing to provide the firm broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum shortly.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Imran Zahid, who was in news for bagging the lead role in Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's now-delayed "Chandu", says his dream is finally coming true as he is making his debut in their "Jism 2".
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Imran Zahid, who was to play the title role in Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's "Chandu", says his dream is finally coming true as he is making his debut in their "Jism 2".
New Delhi, Feb.20 (ANI): A high level search-cum-selection committee comprising of Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, Principal Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office Pulok Chatterjee, Secretary (Presonnel) P K Mishra, Telecom Secretary R Chandrashekhar and Advisor to Prime Minister Sam Pitroda will soon take a decision on who will be the next chief of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (ANI): After triumphant victory of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Banswada assembly seat, party chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's son KTR Rao has said that today's result proves that people have zero tolerance on Telangana issue.
New Delhi, Oct 1(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that the Central government would hold more consultations to address the Telangana issue.
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): Scientists, including three of Indian-origin, have derived a means to "tweak" an inexpensive semiconductor material to generate hydrogen from water by using sunlight - a finding that could revolutionize the energy sector.
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): Representatives of civil society on Saturday said that the government's move to invite public opinion over the Lokpal Bill by the Parliamentary Standing Committee was 'a waste of time' and a diversionary tactic to take away attention from the real issue.
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): Television channels are reporting that the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is expected to make a statement in short while from now, reflecting the government's response to civil rights activist Anna Hazare's demand to pass the Jan Lokpal Bill by August 30, failing which, he will continue his fast "till my last breath".
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Ajit Kumar Seth was on Tuesday appointed the next Cabinet Secretary succeeding K.M. Chandrashekhar who retires next month.
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): A two-day national conference and exhibition on technology solutions for rural service delivery began here this morning.
New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other opposition parties on Friday rubbished the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) raids on the residences of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CWG) chairman Suresh Kalmadi and his aide in New Delhi and Pune, describing it as an eyewash' from the government.
New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided the residences of Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and his personal secretary Manoj Bhure in New Delhi and in Pune in connection with alleged irregularities in the conduct of the Games.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The deadlock in Parliament over the 2G scam continued for the 21st working day on Friday, with the opposition remaining adamant on their demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe.
New Delhi, Sep.26 (ANI): Amidst concerns being expressed over C'wealth Games preparations and prevailing conditions from almost all quarters, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit visited the Games Village three times on Sunday to personally take stock of the situation.
Bangalore / Mahabubnagar, June 28 (ANI): Maoists' Karnataka state committee chief Chandrashekhar Gorebal, who was arrested recently by the Andhra Pradesh Police, has revealed details about their expansion plan.
Mumbai, June 23 (ANI): Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chandrashekhar Bhaskar Bhave has said that they would abide by the newly changed government norms in the Unit Linked Insurance Plans (ULIPs) controversy.
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): To avoid unwanted and out of turn statements on issues related to internal security as witnessed recently, the Union Government has decided that Home Ministry would play the role of nodal agency in such issues.
London, Feb 13 (ANI): One of India's senior negotiators at the Copenhagen summit has said that industrialised nations have set "pathetic" targets to reduce carbon emissions.
Coimbatore /Bhopal, Feb 11 (ANI): Ahead of the Valentine's Day, activists of a radical group gathered here to chart out their protest against the celebrations of romance by the courting friends and couples.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Even after failing to arrive at consensus during the all party meeting Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has not given up his hopes and continued discussions with representatives of different political parties to devise a mechanism to draw a road map to solve the Telangana issue here on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K. Chandrashekhar Rao is arriving here this evening to hold talks preliminary talks with Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram nearly 48 hours ahead of the crucial all party meeting on Telangana.
Hyderabad, Dec.23 (ANI): Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Chief K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday evening gave a call for Bandh across Andhra Pradesh in protest of the U-turn by the Centre on creation of Telangana issue.
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (ANI): The Centre's go ahead to initiate the process for the formation of the Telangana State has stirred up a hornet's nest. After Telangana Rashtra Samiti's chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's hunger strike for creation of Telanaga it is the turn of actor-turned politician Chiranjeevi who has decided to sit on fast against the move to create Telangana.
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (ANI): There are reports that around 50 Congress and Telugu Desam Party MLAs have resigned here in protest against the Centre's acceptance for a separate Telangana State.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today said the Central Government should have acted faster on the Telangana issue.
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Dec 10 (ANI): Under tremendous pressure, the Centre late on Wednesday night accepted the demand of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao for the formation of a Telangana State.
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Dec 9 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, Members of Parliament on Wednesday urged the UPA Government at the Centre to step in to end the impasse over the Telangana issue in Andhra Pradesh.
Hyderabad, Dec 9 (ANI): The condition of Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao continues to deteriorate and Andhra Pradesh was on the boil today. Rao's threat to fast unto death over a demand for a separate Telangana State continues for the eleventh day today, and doctors have described his medical condition as critical.
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Dec 8 (ANI): After two days of shutdown that witnessed a collision between students of Osmania University and the state police here and sporadic incidents of violence in other places on Monday, the Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) today moved an adjournment motion in the State Assembly asking the State government to issue a declaration on formation of a Telangana State.
New Delhi, Dec.6 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Sunday denied there were any differences in the government over India's negotiating stance at next week's Climate Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (ANI): The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) on Saturday called for a 48 hour shutdown from Monday in the region as its chief K Chandrashekhar Rao, who is on fast for the last six days was moved into the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) here.
Hyderabad, Dec 4 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh Government on Friday ordered the closure of all educational institution in the Telangana region following the death of a sympathizer.
Medak (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 29 (ANI): The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president, K Chandrashekhar Rao, will begin a fast unto death on Sunday at Siddipet in Medak district of Andhra Pradesh, pressing for statehood to Telangana region.
Bhopal, Nov 27 (ANI): An author of a book describing the concept of marriage as 'a moral rape' had a tough time on the release function when members of a cultural group publicly humiliated him, here on Friday.
Madurai, Aug 29 (ANI): Doctors at a hospital in Madurai claimed to have performed breast cancer surgeries on 14 patients within three-and-a-half hours.
New Delhi, Aug.10 (ANI): Even as a high-level meeting of the Ministry of Health officials is being held here this morning, the number of Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T) staff infected with HINI influenza has gone up to three.
Bhopal, July 26 (ANI): Activists of Hindu radical groups on Sunday protested outside a church against the conversion of a Hindu woman to Christianity in Bhopal city.
Ranchi, June 28(ANI): Twenty Central Government secretaries, including Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrashekhar and Home Secretary designate G K Pillai have arrived here on a two day visit to monitor anti-Naxal operations in Jharkhand.
Ranchi, June 28(ANI): Twenty Central Government secretaries, including Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrashekhar and Home Secretary designate G K Pillai have arriving here on a two day visit to monitor the anti Naxal operations in Jharkhand.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The Government on Thursday set up a high level committee under the chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrasekhar to review the measures taken for coastal security at regular intervals and monitor developments taken after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
With the mandate for the Congress party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) clearly in favour of development, economic issues will top the agenda of the new government, as it seeks to meet the high expectations of the poor and homeless and fulfil the aspirations of the masses as quickly as possible.
Hyderabad, May 15 (ANI): In a bid to prevent horse-trading of its candidates, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Thursday lodged all its candidates and leaders at the party headquarters in Hyderabad.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Friday ruled out any alliance with the Congress, saying it had 'betrayed' the people of Telangana on separate statehood issue.
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) leader K. Chandrashekhar Rao reaffirmed support to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Friday, saying the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had promised that a Telangana state will come up within 100 days if it takes power.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) They are the fence-sitters, whose loyalties could tilt either way. With 48 hours to go for the outcome of the elections that is widely predicted to throw up a hung verdict, all eyes are on the fence-sitters whose decisions on who to side with could well decide who would form the next government in New Delhi.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): As confusion continues over the future of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, senior leader of Janata Dal (United) Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said his party was with the NDA.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Shocked over its Third Front partner the Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) joining the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the Communist Party of India (CPI) Sunday termed it as 'a betrayal of secular parties'.
Ludhiana, May 10 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), fighting for a separate Telangana state in Andhra Pradesh, Sunday formally joined the National Democratic Alliance at a public rally here Sunday.
Ludhiana, May 10 (IANS) Sweeping aside all speculation of his switching sides, Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal-United leader Nitish Kumar arrived in this industrial city of Punjab Sunday afternoon to participate in a show of strength rally by the BJP-led NDA.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) This is hectic campaigning time for politicians, but that didn't stop former prime minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) president H.D. Deve Gowda from turning up for a dance performance.
In a bid to protect Internet users from rising cyber threats, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Wednesday launched an informative website 'secureyourpc.in' in collaboration with software giant Microsoft.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) and software giant Microsoft Corp Wednesday jointly launched a website 'secureyourpc.in', which will provide vital information to internet users on how to combat online threats.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Couples wanting to marry in court but not ready to let their parents know about it can breathe free. The Delhi High Court Monday said the provision of sending a court marriage notice to the family was not mandatory.
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) Artists and writers are planning a demonstration here Friday to counter objections raised by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers against erecting a statue of Charlie Chaplin for a movie by director Hemanth Hegde.