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Polls will be free and fair: EC
NEW DELHI, DEC. 11. With security forces on "high alert'' for tomorrow's elections to the Gujarat Assembly, the Election Commission today maintained that all steps for the conduct of free and fair elections had been put in place and asked the ...
U.S. could not make Pak. give up terrorism: Brajesh
WASHINGTON, DEC. 11. The United States and others in the international community have repeatedly talked to Pakistan about ending cross-border terrorism, but the fact is that inspite of all these efforts, the results have not been satisfactory ...
Nervousness in both camps
NEW DELHI, DEC. 11. There are distinct signs of nervousness in the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress camps as some pollsters have predicted different results but most agree that it will be a close contest which could go either way. For the ...
N. Korean ship carrying Scud missiles seized
MADRID, DEC. 11. A North Korean ship carrying hidden Scud missiles and about 85 drums of chemicals was bound for a West Asian port when it was intercepted in the Arabian Sea by Spanish warships, Spain said today. The Spanish Defence Minister, ...
Dubai asks CBI to send extradition request
NEW DELHI, DEC. 11. The CBI has received a communication from the Dubai police asking it to send its extradition request for the underworld don, Anees Ibrahim, now in police custody in Dubai. Confirming a fax message in this regard, the CBI ...
CJI briefs Punjab judges
NEW DELHI, DEC. 11. The Chief Justice of India, G. B. Pattanaik, is understood to have briefed the three judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court — Justice Amarbir Singh, Justice M.L. Singhal and Justice Mehtab Singh Gill — about ...
Spent bullet casings found
BANGALORE, DEC. 11. In yet another development relating to the killing of the former Karnataka Minister, H. Nagappa, the Karnataka Special Task Force combing the Chengadi forests and the surrounding areas in the Chamarajanagar district today ...
Palkhivala dead
MUMBAI, DEC. 11.Jurist, statesman and former Ambassador to the U.S., Nani Ardeshir Palkhivala died here today at the Jaslok hospital following a protracted illness. He was 82. A member on the Board of Directors of Press Trust of India since ...
Verdict postponed
NEW DELHI, DEC. 11.The verdict in the December 13 Parliament attack case, which was due today, has been deferred to December 16. The trial judge, S.N. Dhingra, adjourned the Special POTA court case stating that the judgment was not ready. ...
Petitions against Kalam dismissed
NEW DELHI, DEC. 11.The Supreme Court today dismissed two petitions challenging the election of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as President. A five-judge Constitution Bench imposed a cost of Rs. 25,000 each for the two petitions. PTI ...

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