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Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced Tuesday that the government would ban online lottery "Online lotto".
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) office here Monday morning, said a fire service official. No one was injured in the incident.
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Two cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh charged in the Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's disproportionate assets case have submitted their resignations to Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy.
Hyderabad, May 20 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P Sabita Reddy and Roads and Buildings Minister D Prasada Rao, who were named as accused in a disproportionate assets case involving incarcerated Kadapa Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, have resigned.
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Two cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh charged in the Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's disproportionate assets case have submitted their resignations to Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, sources said Monday.
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Two cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh charged in the Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's disproportionate assets case are likely to resign following orders from the Congress central leadership, party sources said Sunday.
New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Amid mounting pressure to drop tainted ministers, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday called on Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi.
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) Leaders of the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will meet President Pranab Mukherjee to demand that tainted ministers in Andhra Pradesh be sacked, party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu said Wednesday.
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy goes to New Delhi later Wednesday amid dissidence and increasing demands within the Congress party to drop tainted ministers.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to investigate alleged money laundering by the controversial Saradha Group.
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Monday urged Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan to sack "tainted" ministers.
Hyderabad, May 12 (IANS) The opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh are mounting pressure on the government for resignations of "tainted" ministers following the removal of two central ministers who faced corruption charges.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Kobe Bryant, who is involved in a court battle with his mother to keep her from auctioning off mementoes from his high school days and early professional basketball career, has claimed in a court filing that he never gave his mum permission to sell off his stuff.
Dubai, May 7 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Municipality is categorising areas in the emirate in order to move bachelors from residential areas designated for families, and prevent them from sharing family accommodations.
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) An attempt to blow a bridge near Tamil Nadu's Villupuram was made among the stray incidents of violence in some places in the state Thursday following arrest and jailing of PMK leader S.Ramadoss, said police.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) UPA II battled a crisis Tuesday after the Supreme Court censured the Manmohan Singh government for meddling in the CBI investigation into coal block allocations, setting the stage for more paralysing fireworks in parliament.
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Tuesday dismissed a petition urging it to supervise YSR Congress party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's disproportionate assets case.
Madrid, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Alfredo Saenz has resigned as CEO and vice chairman of Spain's Grupo Santander, the largest financial institution in the euro zone.
Cairo, April 28 (IANS) The Cairo Criminal Court Sunday refused an appeal by former president Hosni Mubarak and decided to keep him in prison pending investigations in a case related to illicit gains, state media reported.
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Compounding the miseries of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, employees of a news channel run by the collapsed Saradha Group lodged an FIR against party MP Kunal Ghosh while protests continued to rock the city and the districts over the chit fund muddle Friday.
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Youth Congress and the BJP's women front Friday staged separate demonstrations to protest against the chit-fund scam in West Bengal and demanded strictest action against Saradha Group kingpin Sudipta Sen.
Amid the much hue and cry by the opposition parties about the meeting, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has defended the meeting with Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy the day before. He has asserted that asserting he would meet whoever he felt the need to.
Ghaziabad, April 26 (IANS) CBI Director Ranjit Sinha Friday defended his meeting with Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy the day before, asserting he would meet whoever he felt the need to.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) CBI Director Ranjit Singh's reported visit to Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy's residence a day before the agency filed Friday affidavit in the Supreme Court on the coal block allocations has kicked up a political storm.
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Golos Association, an independent election monitoring NGO in Russia, will probably have to close down, its director said Thursday after the organisation was fined 300,000 rubles (around $10,000) for failing to register as a "foreign agent".
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Golos Association, a non-government organisation which monitors elections and campaigns for voters' rights, has refused to register itself as a "foreign agent" as required by a new NGOs law.
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The West Bengal government will set up a Rs.500 crore relief fund for compensating depositors who have lost money by investing in chit funds run by the Saradha Group, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced Wednesday.
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday rejected the bail plea of former president Pervez Musharraf in the 2007 assassination case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, prosecutors said.
Islamabad, Apr 23 (ANI): Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's counsel Ahmed Raza Kasuri has said that his client had no faith in the Supreme Court bench hearing the treason case.
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday tried to defend a party MP who headed the media operations of the chit fund-funded Saradha Group which has gone bust, but said "the law would take its own course if he has done any wrong".
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) West Bengal Monday set up a high-powered commission headed by a former Calcutta High Court judge and a special investigation team to unravel the chit fund mess in wake of the Saradha Group going bust, affecting lakhs of depositors and agents.
London, Apr. 20 (ANI): The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England is looking for a new general manager, who will be the chief custodian of Britain's oldest national monument: the Stonehenge.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday extended by one month the term of the one-man committee set up to look into allegations that US retail giant Walmart violated Indian regulations by indulging in lobbying activities to gain entry to the country.
Karachi, Apr 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has said that he is hoping to resume his career in little more than two years, although he has accepted that he will now have to serve the rest of his ICC ban after his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) was rejected.
Cairo, April 15 (IANS) An Egyptian court Monday ordered to grant parole to former president Hosni Mubarak in the case of killing protesters during the 2011 turmoil, but kept him in custody pending investigations in other cases.
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) The DMK-backed Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) Monday decided to approach the supreme court to cancel the 1974 agreement between India and Sri Lanka and also declare the islet Katchatheevu as part of India.
Cape Town, Apr 15 (ANI): Family members of Nelson Mandela are planning to celebrate the former South African president's 95th birthday on July 18 in Pretoria, London and Monaco.
Colombo, April 10 (IANS) A Sri Lankan army court of inquiry has, in a new report, cleared the military over allegations of targeting civilians in the final stages of the country's civil war, the army said Wednesday.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Threatening to blacklist corrupt contractors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday urged the young generation to come up as contractors to help in the development of the state.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she has freed 50 political prisoners since coming to power, but a human rights group rubbished her claim and said that 300 political activists have been jailed by her regime.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government will later this month release 22 political prisoners, languishing in various state correctional homes (jails) for years, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Monday.
Yangon, April 6 (IANS) Myanmar will host the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group III and IV ties here later this month.
London, April 5 (IANS) A murderer has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after being caught on CCTV carrying his victim's body in a suitcase.
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will call on ailing legendary singer Manna Dey in Bangalore Thursday.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said the government might appeal to the Supreme Court if the special court set up to try the Italian marines facing trial for killing two Indian fishermen rejects Indian jurisdiction in the matter.
Islamabad, Mar. 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has refused to take direct action against former president Pervez Musharraf over Dr Mubashir Hassan's plea seeking his disqualification from the upcoming elections. The petitioner has argued that Musharraf violated the constitution on November 3, 2007, by imposing emergency in the country, reports the Daily Times.
Washington, March 27 (IANS) The US Supreme Court began a historic hearing on whether marriage is only between a man and a woman or whether gay and lesbian couples too could tie the knot, with little indication of the outcome.
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): Ohioans have switched sides on the same-sex marriage debate, nine years after banning gay and lesbian nuptials, a new poll has found.
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) A 30-year-old man Friday died after setting himself ablaze here over Sri Lankan Tamils' issue, said police as protests continued against the island nation's government across the state.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday confirmed the death sentence of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and commuted the death sentence of 10 others.
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday sanctioned Rs.6.67 crore as the first instalment for the Rs.78.5-crore fishing harbour project in Nagapattinam district.
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan's election commission has "finally shown some teeth" after politicians did everything in their power to thwart its ambitions, said a Pakistani daily Wednesday.
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Forty-one-year-old Mani of Cuddalore district Monday suffered serious burn injuries after he attempted self-immolation, demanding action against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for war crimes, police said.
Cairo, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Appeals Court has set April 13 as the date for a re-trial of ousted president Hosni Mubarak.
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) While the city gets ravaged by recurring fire tragedies with successive governments hiding inadequacies behind committees and probes, experts feel flouting of safety norms has turned Kolkata into a tinder box.
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Reacting with rage to Wednesday's fire tragedy, Kolkata residents Thursday demanded better safety measures and asked the authorities to ensure compliance of norms to prevent such tragedies in future.
Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Municipality last year gave permission for the construction of 23,243 buildings in the emirate.
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asked the Election Commission to ban the political parties for calling shutdowns, evoking criticism from the opposition and trade unions.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Ministry of Water Resources has notified the final award of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) in an official gazette in accordance with the directions of the Supreme Court, a ministry release said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb. 18 (ANI): An all party delegation from Karnataka, led by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged the government not to notify the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT)'s final award.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday stayed till Wednesday the execution of death sentence of the four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, whose mercy petition was rejected Feb 12.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) In a film career spanning 10 years, Vivek Oberoi has played diverse roles, witnessed ups and downs, successes and failures, but he says nothing is more gratifying than being able to aid society and work towards its betterment.
Google map and hand held pinpointing device Global Positioning System (GPS) have flaws when it comes to monitoring illegal mining and encroachment of forest land by mining companies, the Goa government has told the Supreme Court..................
More than 500 people, including 84 children, have been injured in a meteorite shower that rained down on three regions of Russia, and neighbouring country Kazakhstan on Friday.
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS) More than 500 people, including 84 children, were injured when a meteorite shower rained down on three regions of Russia, and neighbouring Kazakhstan, officials said Friday.
London, Feb. 15 (ANI): A drunken man from Devon was spotted "pressing" himself against an ambulance before he simulated a sex act on the emergency vehicle's bonnet.
Panaji, Feb 13 (IANS) A Goa court Wednesday issued notice to investigators in a minor schoolgirl's rape to explain why the school's headmistress, class teacher and a head clerk should not be charged for destroying evidence.
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Authorities in Switzerland have informed Pakistan that they cannot reopen on legal grounds the corruption cases amounting to $60 million against Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, media reports said Sunday.
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Swiss authorities have said they cannot reopen corruption cases against Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, Geo News reported Sunday.
Islamabad, Feb. 8 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has decided to defend himself before the commission constituted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan to probe the 2007 Lal Masjid operation.
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday donated proceeds from the sale of her paintings to candidates of her party, Trinamool Congress, for assembly by-elections to three seats.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a order entitling slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia Jafri to obtain the entire probe report submitted by Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the 2002 Gulberg Society riots case.
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) The Goa government is working on a financial package for people in the state's mining belt who have lost jobs or ancillary businesses following the ban on iron ore mining, Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo announced Monday.
Lausanne (Switzerland), Jan 23 (IANS/CMC) Former president of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) Patrick John has dropped his appeal against a two-year FIFA ban in the bribery case involving Mohamed Bin Hammam.
Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): A majority of Americans have said the Supreme Court should not overturn its landmark decision establishing abortion rights, a new poll has found.
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) A special court Monday permitted the CBI to prosecute a senior Andhra Pradesh minister and a former minister in a case related to YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's disproportionate assets.
London, January 21 (ANI): Couples argue more about cleaning, cooking and washing up than anything else except money, according to a survey.
London, Jan. 19 (ANI): A 'total fantasist' who posted gruesome videos on Facebook of al-Qaeda operatives beheading captives has been jailed for five years in Britain.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath has called for harnessing talent, experience and knowledge for maintaining appropriate standards of building construction.
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and Governor M.K. Narayanan were on a collision course Thursday with a senior minister attacking Narayanan for his sharp criticism of the administration over political clashes, and the governor retorting that he stood by his comments.
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Confronting West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan for criticising the administration over political clashes, the state government Thursday said he was speaking more like a politician and his comments would provoke people.
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee's government in West Bengal is likely to announce its new industrial policy Jan 15, a Trinamool Congress minister said here Wednesday.
London, Jan 7 (IANS) An Asian-origin woman who beat her son to death for failing to learn by heart parts of the Koran has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years.
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Energy efficient chulhas (stoves), alternative fuel sources, refrigerators that run without electricity and green buildings -- young innovators at the Children's Science Congress showcased an environment-friendly India here.
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has backed calls by people in Syria for President Bashar al-Assad to be tried for war crimes.
London, December 27 (ANI): A UK man has been jailed after police found a text message he sent two hours before trying to break into a house which read: 'I've told you 20 times - don't ring me when I'm out robbing'.
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) People along the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu paid a tearful homage Wednesday to victims of the 2004 tsunami that killed around 8,000 people.
London, Dec. 18 (ANI): Hollyoaks' actor Simon Morris, who claimed that he did not know that he was having sex with a 15-year-old girl as he suffered from the sleep disorder "sexsomnia," has been charged with rape.
Cairo, Dec. 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Egypt's newly-appointed prosecutor general, Talat Ibrahim Abdullah, submitted his resignation to the head of Supreme Council of Justice on Monday, state TV reported.
Kochi, Dec 16 (ANI): Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola arrived here last night to meet the two marines who are facing criminal trial in a Kerala court in connection with the shooting to death of two Indian fishermen off the state's coast in February.
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday announced it would not oppose the bail plea of ailing top Maoist leader Sushil Roy, who was involved in several cases.
Hyderabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A court in Norway Tuesday sent to jail an Indian couple on charges of child abuse, shocking their family members, who termed the judgment one-sided.
Jerusalem, Dec 3 (IANS) In a historical verdict, an Israeli court has allowed a gay couple to divorce, media reports said.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today hear the Tamil Nadu government's petition for immediate release of the water of River Cauvery from Karnataka.
Washington, Dec. 2 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called on Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a disputed draft constitution.
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 30 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will formally decide next year who takes over from the disgraced Mohamed Bin Hammam as its president, the Asian football governing body said.
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 29 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will formally decide who takes over from Mohamed Bin Hammam as its president next year, the Asian football governing body said Thursday.
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Talks between chief ministers of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on sharing of the Cauvery river water failed Thursday, as Karnataka declined to release any more water due to depleting levels in its drought?hit reservoirs.
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju has described West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as "intolerant and whimsical" and warned her that she would lose power if she did not change.
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Targeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, senior CPI?M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday alleged that anti?socials in the state were emboldened after receiving a "message" from the state secretariat that it is their government.