Polling in MP, Mizoram tomorrow to elect new assemblies

Polling in MP, Mizoram tomorrow to elect new assemblies

The stage is set for polling for the 230-member assembly in Madhya Pradesh and 40-member Mizoram Assembly tomorrow. Polling materials are being distributed to polling parties who are expected to reach their polling booths by this evening. Campaigning in the two states ended at five yesterday evening. Counting of votes will be taken up in […]

Nine persons abducted by militants in Assam

Nine persons abducted by militants in Assam

In Assam, at least 9 persons have been kidnapped by militants near Bagori range of Kaziranga national park in Karbi Anglong district. Karbi Anglong S P Mugdhajyoti Mahanta said that underground outfit Karbi People’s Liberation Tigers, KPLT abducted them yesterday. The abducted people are believed to be involved in illegal timber business but exact cause […]

Rule of Law must be strictly enforced, says President

Rule of Law must be strictly enforced, says President

President Pranab Mukherjee has called upon the police and district administrations to take necessary measures to contain communal tensions quickly. Addressing delegates of the annual conference of DGPs and IGPs who called on him at Rashtrapati Bhavan yesterday, Mr Mukherjee said the police forces must strengthen external and internal communication to deal with the worrying […]

FMs of Six world powers to meet in Geneva for Iran nuclear talks

FMs of Six world powers to meet in Geneva for Iran nuclear talks

The Foreign Ministers of Six major world powers -US, UK, France, Russia, China and Germany are converging in Geneva to give a push to an interim deal over Iran’s nuclear program. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is in Geneva and his counterparts from France, Britain, Germany, China, and the United States will be arriving on […]

Death toll rises to 44 in China’s pipeline blast

Death toll rises to 44 in China’s pipeline blast

The death toll from two huge blasts caused by leaked oil from a ruptured pipeline in an eastern Chinese port city has risen to 44. Authorities said, another 136 people were injured in the accident which ripped open a busy road on Saturday causing extensive damage and destruction all around. All the injured have been […]

Nepali Congress leads in Constituent Assembly polls with 95 seats

Nepali Congress leads in Constituent Assembly polls with 95 seats

In Nepal, 215 results out of 240 direct seats to the 601 Constituent Assembly declared so far show that Nepali Congress leads the tally with 95 seats, CPN-UML 82, UCPN (maoist) 24, madhesi Janadhikar Forum(Democratic ) -4, Terai Madhesi Loktanrik Party (TMLP)- 4, Rashtriya Prajantra Party -3, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum – Nepal-2 seats and others […]

Terrorists likely to cause disturbance in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls: PM

Terrorists likely to cause disturbance in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls: PM

The Prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has said there is likelihood of disturbance by terror during Lok Sabha and Assembly polls. Addressing the delegates of DGPs and IGPs conference in New Delhi on Saturday, Dr Singh asked security forces to be careful to meet the challenges posed by the terrorist groups. He said that the […]

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile

India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile from a naval ship off Odisha coast today. K V Prasad, Director of the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur near Odisha coast said, the surface-to-surface Dhanush, a naval variant of India’s indigenously developed ‘Prithvi’ missile, was test fired at around 11.10 am from a location at Bay of […]

Tejpal case: Goa police begin evidence collection

Tejpal case: Goa police begin evidence collection

The Goa police has started collecting evidence in the alleged rape and molestation case by Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal. He has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman colleague and the police will seek to record the statement of Tejpal and the victim besides Tehleka’s managing editor Shoma Chaudhury. The incident allegedly happened a fortnight […]

Election campaign in full swing in poll-bound states

Election campaign in full swing in poll-bound states

In Madhya Pradesh, campaigning for the legislative assembly elections is on peak as it ends this evening. All the major political parties and candidates are making all out efforts to woo the voters.BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is addressing election rallies in Mandsour and Ujjain while Union minister Manish Tiwari, Srikant Jena, Santosh Choudhry […]