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  • Karunanidhi meets Kanimozhi, Raja, Sharad Kumar in Tihar

    Karunanidhi meets Kanimozhi, Raja, Sharad Kumar in Tihar

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    DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Monday met his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, former telecom minister A. Raja and the family-run Kalaingar TV’s managing director Sharad Kumar at the high-security Tihar Jail where the trio are lodged in connection with the 2G spectrum scam.The…

  • 2G scam: Kanimozhi, Sharad Kumar sent to Tihar jail

    2G scam: Kanimozhi, Sharad Kumar sent to Tihar jail

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    DMK MP Kanimozhi and her close aide Kalaignar TV chief Sharad Kumar, named as co-conspirators in the multimillion-rupee 2G spectrum case, were Friday sent to Tihar jail after a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here dismissed their bail pleas.Addressing a packed courtroom, CBI…

  • Rahul Gandhi gives call to uproot Mayawati government

    Rahul Gandhi gives call to uproot Mayawati government

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    Giving a call to uproot the Mayawati regime in Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said here Wednesday that the plight of the poor and downtrodden in the state was enough reason for her government to go.Blasting the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government…

  • Chief minister again, Jayalalithaa rolls out freebies

    Chief minister again, Jayalalithaa rolls out freebies

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    AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa Monday became Tamil Nadu’s chief minister for the third time since 1991, and immediately unleashed a barrage of sops for women and others from the poor families.Back at Fort St. George, which houses the government secretariat, one of her first…

  • Kanimozhi active brain behind 2G scam: CBI tells court

    Kanimozhi active brain behind 2G scam: CBI tells court

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    Challenging Kanimozhi’s bail plea in the special court, the CBI prosecutor Saturday said the DMK MP was the “active brain” associated with co-accused A. Raja in the second generation (2G) spectrum allotment issue.“It is totally false that she was not at all aware of…

  • Sathya Sai Baba passes away, millions in grief

    Sathya Sai Baba passes away, millions in grief

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    Sathya Sai Baba, one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders, died here Sunday after prolonged illness, plunging millions of his followers across the world into gloom. He was 85.Sai Baba, whom many worshipped as god despite attacks from critics, breathed his last at the…

  • Naidu continues fast, chief minister to call all-party meet

    Naidu continues fast, chief minister to call all-party meet

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    Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu continued his indefinite fast for the seventh day Thursday while the Andhra Pradesh government promised to call an all-party meeting to consider his demands for a relief package to farmers who lost their crops in the recent…

  • Confusion over YSR memorial

    Confusion over YSR memorial

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    HYDERABAD: In a classic example of the left hand not knowing the right, the state government’s forest department head C Madhukar Raj on Tuesday evening contradicted what forest and environment minister P Ramachandra Reddy said about the YSR Memorial Park at Kurnool district earlier in…

  • Delhi sees major traffic jam, water-logging

    Delhi sees major traffic jam, water-logging

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    Delhi on Wednesday witnessed major traffic jam due to incessant rain inflicting the city for a week. Traffic jam have been reported from National Highway-24, Nizamuddin bridge, Noida crossing and Sarai Kale Khan.Massive traffic jam was also witnessed near Mother Dairy due to water-logging…

  • Anand's Indian citizenship questioned

    Anand's Indian citizenship questioned

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    NEW DELHI: World chess champion Viswanathan Anand was denied an honorary doctorate from University of Hyderabad because the government is confused over his citizenship.The University of Hyderabad had decided to award Anand an honorary doctorate in 2009 and formally forwarded the proposal to the…

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