Nov 25, 2014 11:16 PM
After a New York judge declined, in July 2014, to allow the case brought by victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, to proceed and ruled in favour of the defendant, the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), the plaintiffs have appealed, this past week, to a fe
Nov 26, 2014 02:45 AM
Diplomats were scrambling till late on Tuesday night, ahead of the plenary session of SAARC leaders, as serious differences emerged over the agreements to be adopted at the conclusion of the summit. While two agreements on motor vehicles movement and rail
Nov 26, 2014 01:45 AM
The non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operating out of Tamil Nadu received the maximum foreign funding of about Rs.547 crore in 2013-14, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).The Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) provides for the NG
Nov 26, 2014 02:59 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with his Nepalese counterpart, Sushil Koirala, here Tuesday on key strategic issues after which 10 agreements, including one for $-1 billion assistance to Nepal, were inked. Mr. Modi and Mr. Koirala discussed a ho
Nov 26, 2014 02:57 AM
Considering the monopoly status the Board of Control for Cricket in India has over the game and to ensure its institutional integrity, N. Srinivasan must be made ineligible to hold any post in it for two to five years, Harish Salve, senior counsel for the
Nov 26, 2014 02:53 AM
Commenting on the recent controversy over the teaching of German language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, German Ambassador to India, Michael Steiner, said here on Tuesday that, “After the fruitful talks between Prime Minister Modi and German Chancellor Ang
Nov 26, 2014 02:52 AM
Aam Aadmi Party leader and noted activist Prashant Bhushan has filed a complaint with the Delhi Government’s Anti-Corruption Branch accusing the Central Bureau of Investigation director Ranjit Sinha of criminal misconduct and abusing his office. Hig
Nov 26, 2014 02:51 AM
CPI(M), CPI, JD(U), Trinamool members stage walkout The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed by voice vote the Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Amendment Bill, 2011 amid walkout by the CPI(M),
Nov 26, 2014 02:49 AM
The NDA government is confident that it will be able to muster the numbers to get the contentious Insurance Bill — that will raise the FDI cap in this sector — through in this session, despite being in a minority in the Rajya Sabha.The Select
Nov 26, 2014 02:48 AM
Almost every polling station in Jammu and Kashmir, despite differences in weather, landscape and people’s traditional attire, looked similar during the first phase of Assembly election on Tuesday. Voters stood in long-winding queues, with the 15 con
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