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Parliament session will be full of ‘outcomes’: Modi

Modi said, "It is more beneficial if the opposition attacks government, however fierce it may be, inside Parliament."
  • Congress, BJP for corporate funding of parties

    The differences on the issue came to the fore at a recent consultation on electoral reforms.
  • Govt may offer e-visa to Chinese tourists

    An intelligence agency expressed reservations and suggested a cautious approach before taking a final decision.
  • TRAI chief says ‘shrill voices’ won’t win Net neutrality debate

    Rahul Khullar says the concept is not "practiced strictly" even in countries like the U.S. and the U.K.
  • Yechury elected new CPI(M) general secretary

    Veteran leaders V.S. Achuthanandan, Buddhadeb Bhattacharya and Nirupam Sen were dropped from the Central Committee.
Surat, April 19, 2015
Gujarat

Gujarat: Gas well blaze still on; ONGC rushes crisis team

Fire is still raging at the ONGC gas well near Olpad town in the district, even 24 hours after the blow-out mishap, and a crisis management team was rushed to the spot from Delhi on Sunday, a senio... »
NEW DELHI, April 19, 2015

BJP hits back at Cong; seeks apology from Rahul

Hitting back at the Congress for its barbs against the NDA government at a farmers’ rally in New Delhi on Sunday, the BJP asked the party as to how many times will it “launch” and “repackage” Rahu... »
A Bench of Justices Kurian Joseph and A.K. Goel said protection under Section 197 CrPC was only available to a public servant in the honest discharge of his duty.
NEW DELHI, April 19, 2015

Protection from prosecution only for honest public servants, says SC

In a judgment with far-reaching effect on numerous cases pending under the Prevention of Corruption Act, the Supreme Court held that a public servant cannot by default claim the legal protecti... »

All smiles: B. Thimmappa and Raghavendra A.G., visually impaired after appearing for the KPSC’s Gazetted Probationary Officers’ exams held in Ballari on Sunday. Photo: The Hindu
BALLARI, April 19, 2015

Visually impaired share the vision of serving people

Loss of vision has not dimmed the determination in these men. Raghavendra A.G of Alur in Kudligi taluk in Ballari district and B. Thimmappa of Ballari are among the three visually impaired to appe... »
BJP State President, Pralhad Joshi (file photo).
Hubballi, April 19, 2015

BJP to oppose bill on trifurcation of BBMP; seeks JD(S) support

The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will oppose the bill proposing the trifurcation of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) by the State government to be tabled in the special legi... »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with BJP MPs during the inauguration of
New Delhi, April 19, 2015

Modi lauds MEA for Yemen evacuation efforts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was all praise for Minister of State for Overseas Indian Affairs General (Retd.) V.K. Singh, who faced attack from a section of the media over his ‘presstitute... »
New CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury addresses the delegates at the 21st party congress in Visakhapatnam on Sunday. Photo: C.V.Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 19, 2015

Combat twin challenges of social oppression, economic exploitation: Yechury

Newly elected general secretary of the CPI(M) Sitaram Yechury has called upon the party leaders to combat the twin challenges of economic exploitation and social oppression which were affecting al... »  
MANGALURU, April 19, 2015

Lower berth quota for senior citizens and others enhanced

Complying with the promise made by Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu to enhance the quota of lower berths for senior citizens, pregnant women and women passengers aged above 45, the Railway Boar... »
KRRS state president Chamarasa Malipatil addressing a media conference at Reporters' Guild in Raichur on Sunday. Photo: Santosh Sagar
RAICHUR, April 19, 2015

Activists to participate in protest against land acquisition ordinance

Chamarasa Malipatil, State President of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) said that Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav, environment activists Medha Patkar and activist from Pondicherry, Ling... »
The Supreme Court will hear on April 21 afresh the issue relating to the removal of special public prosecutor, who is arguing before Karnataka High Court the matter relating to the appeal of AIADMK chief Jayalalitha in the disproportionate assets case.
New Delhi, April 19, 2015

Jayalalithaa case: SC will hear issue relating to SPP on April 21

The Supreme Court will hear on April 21 afresh the issue relating to the removal of special public prosecutor, who is arguing before Karnataka High Court the matter relating to the appeal of AIADM... »

Concern for farmers as land bill being changed: Rahul

Woman injured in acid attack

IT, ITES firms ask employees to report early

‘Mekedatu project is our right’

Rahul Gandhi addresses Kisan rally in Delhi

Sri Lanka neither pro-India nor pro-China: Wickramasinghe

State doing its best for farmers: U.P. Minister

A total ban on child labour is a must: Satyarthi

New Delhi, April 19, 2015

Left parties welcome Yechury’s election

Leaders of communist outfits on Sunday welcomed CPI(M) Rajya Sabha Parliamentarian Sitaram Yechury’s election as his party’s General Secretary, hoping the move will help strengthen the Left moveme... »
MANGALURU, April 19, 2015

Govt. college directors of physical education to train athletes

The Youth Services department is proposing to make use of services of physical education directors of government colleges to take care of taluk and district stadium. They will also be given respon... »
Janata Dal (S) supremo and former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda. File Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash
BENGALURU, April 19, 2015

Superseding BBMP is unconstitutional: Deve Gowda

Janata Dal (S) supremo and former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda on Sunday said the State government has violated the constitution by superseding the elected local body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara... »
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet ministers during the swearing-in ceremony. File photo
New Delhi, April 19, 2015

AAP govt. kicks off ‘participatory budget’ exercise

The AAP government on Sunday kicked off its first “participatory budget” exercise amidst much fanfare and enthusiasm at a function attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in his deputy Manish S... »
Govindan Kutty, groundwater expert, takes a group of young people on a
Heritage Walk of Karez on Sunday. Team Yuva, a Bidar based NGO, organised the walk. Photo: Special Arrangement.
Bidar, April 19, 2015

Heritage Walk on medieval underground aqua duct structures in Bidar

A group of youngsters woke up early on Sunday to take a guided trip to rediscover an underground medieval era rain water harvesting structure and to realize the need to conserve it. The t... »
PMK founder S. Ramadoss.
Chennai, April 19, 2015

Convene all party meet on Mekedatu issue: PMK

A day after a dawn-to-dusk bandh was observed in Karnataka to protest Tamil Nadu’s opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the river Cauvery, NDA constituent PMK on Sunday said all pol... »  
Tumakuru, April 19, 2015

Tumakuru celebrates enrolment of 10 crore members in BJP

The leaders and activists of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrated the enrolment of 10 crore members in the country. Under the leadership of Tumakuru president of BJP, K.P. Mahesh, the... »
Mr. Zaidi will have a tenure up to July 2017, when he attains the age of 65.
New Delhi, April 19, 2015

Nasim Zaidi takes over as new CEC

Nasim Zaidi, on Sunday, assumed charge as the 20th Chief Election Commissioner succeeding H.S. Bramha who retired on Saturday after completing his term.After assuming charge Mr. Zaidi sa... »

BELAGAVI, April 19, 2015

Restrictions imposed on holding meetings at Kannada Sahtya Bhavan

Police Inspector of Market Police Station, Ramesh Gokak issued a directive on Sunday to the management of the Kannanda Sahitya Bhavan at Rani hannamma Circle imposing restrictions that the latter... »
BELAGAVI, April 19, 2015

Siddaramaiah requested to ensure Maharashtra release water into Krishna River

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Chikkodi, Mahantesh M. Kavatagimath, MLC has requested Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to ensure that Maharashtra releases water from its Kalammawadi and Koyna... »

10th Belagavi Kannada Sahitya Sammelana to be held in June

All India Chess Tournament to be held in Belagavi from May

Karnataka Bandh: Snippets

Narendra Modi projects NDA as "pro-poor"

‘Pudhu Vazhvu’ scheme frees tribal farmers from usury

Bandh total, peaceful in Mysuru region

Civilians biggest casualty of Naxal violence


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