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Coal scam: Court frames charges against Rathi Steel and Power Limited
Tue, 19 May 2015 11:03:33 +0530
A special court on Tuesday framed charges against Delhi-based Rathi steel and Power Limited in a coal scam case. The MD of the firm Pradeep Rathi, CEO Udit Rathi and AGM Kushal Aggarwal have all been chargesheeted.

Watch: Woman smashes SP leader's car after his guard winked at her
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:20:26 +0530
Agitated over being winked at by a Samajwadi Party leader's guard in Agra, a 23-year old woman jumped on top of the SP leader's Mercedes car and smashed it. The video of the girl recorded in Agra has gone viral.

If Asia must rise as one, it should no longer think of itself in regional fragments: Modi
Tue, 19 May 2015 09:23:23 +0530
n the last leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the sixth Asian Leader's conference in Seoul and he called Korea the pillar of democracy. He sought unity among Asian countries and said they must work as Asians to shape the world and reform the global institutions of governance, including the United Nations.

BJP routed in Meerut Cantonment Board elections
Mon, 18 May 2015 23:33:19 +0530
BJP has suffered a major drubbing in the recently held Meerut Cantonment Board elections, with the party winning only 2 of the total of 8 seats.

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Lokpal Bill row: Civil society meets to discuss strategies for upcoming protest
2011-08-02T10:39:19Z
Noida, Aug 2 (ANI): Civil society activists met in Uttar Pradesh's Noida area on Tuesday to discuss various strategies, which includes the probable venue for the upcoming protest against the draft Lokpal Bill proposed by the government.

Rajya Sabha adjourned after opposition ruckus
2011-08-02T10:28:06Z
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Tuesday as opposition members continued demanding a discussion on price rise under rules which provide for voting.

Man immolates self in Maharashtra
2011-08-02T10:19:28Z
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 2 (IANS) A 30-year-old man set himself afire Tuesday in front of a municipal corporation office in Thane district, police said.

Day 2 Monsoon Session: Protests Stall Parliament
2011-08-02T10:09:23+00:00
Both houses of parliament were adjourned twice Tuesday, forcing cancellation of the crucial question hour for the second successive day, as the government and the opposition seemed headed for a stalemate over the nature of debate on rising prices and corruption.

IAF pilot killed in MiG-21 plane crash
2011-08-02T09:56:34Z
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost a combat pilot when a MiG-21 fighter jet he was flying crashed near Bikaner in Rajasthan.

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India begins campaign at United Nations to isolate Pakistan
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:25:41 +0530
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - India began a campaign to isolate Pakistan at the United Nations on Monday, telling the 193-member General Assembly it was time to identify nations who nurture, peddle and export terrorism and isolate them if they don't join the global fight.


High stakes for India's $84 billion airwave auction after Vodafone play
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:02:26 +0530
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Vodafone's $7.2 billion cash injection into its Indian business has turned up the heat just days ahead of an $84 billion airwave auction which could decide who wins and loses in one of the world's fastest-growing telecoms markets.


India to speed up hydropower building on rivers flowing into Pakistan - source
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:15:57 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will accelerate its building of new hydropower plants along three rivers that flow into Pakistan, a source familiar with the plan said on Monday, in a move likely to aggravate already tense relations with its neighbour a week after an attack on an Indian army base.


Sensex, Nifty fall over 1 percent; U.S. presidential debate in focus
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:25:58 +0530
REUTERS - Indian shares fell more than 1 percent on Monday, declining for a second straight session, as caution prevailed in global markets ahead of the U.S. presidential debate that will pit Donald Trump against Hillary Clinton.


Villagers in Telangana battle reservoir that will submerge their homes
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:55:43 +0530
VEMULAGHAT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The peacefulness of the lush green fields of paddy and maize lining the road to Vemulaghat village in Telangana, India belies the anger of villagers protesting against the state's plans to acquire about 21,000 acres of land for a reservoir.


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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:22:36 GMT

Centre OKs smart fence to stop Pak terror export
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:54:48 GMT
The government has given in-principle approval to the recommendations of a committee that stressed the need of technology, among other measures, to strengthen security along India?s 3,323km border with Pakistan.

Sushma names and shames Pakistan at UN
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:25:35 GMT
Calling for global isolation of Pakistan, Sushma Swaraj said that "countries that nurture, peddle and export terror should have no place in the comity of nations." Swaraj said PM Modi had extended the hand of friendship to Pakistan, but in return they gave India Pathankot and Uri.

Abandon Kashmir ?dream?, Sushma tells Pakistan
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:54:16 GMT
Swaraj bluntly called out Pakistan at the United Nations for nurturing and harboring terrorists responsible for attack worldwide. Her attack came even as a top US General agreed with US defense secretary's decision to withhold $300 million in military support for Pakistan this year.

PM Modi gets tough on Indus Water Treaty
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:09:31 GMT
Taking the offensive right into the heart of Pakistan, India decided on Monday to suspend the meeting of the Indus Water Commission and explore ways to use its share of water of rivers flowing into Pakistan, besides hinting that it could revive construction of the Tulbul project in Jammu & Kashmir.