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Opposition stages walkout over price rise
NEW DELHI, DEC.1. The first day of the winter session of Parliament today saw the Left parties and the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Opposition on the same side in the Lok Sabha on the price hike issue. The entire Opposition staged a walkout over ...
Vajpayee, Advani court arrest in rally against price rise issue
NEW DELHI, DEC. 1. Top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, including the former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and the party president, L.K. Advani, along with hundreds of party workers staged a protest rally at the Ramlila Grounds here ...
All suspicious deaths of persons connected with Kanchi Mutt to be probed
KANCHEEPURAM, DEC.1. The Special Investigation Team probing the Sankararaman murder case has decided to look at all unsolved murders and suspicious deaths in recent years of persons directly or indirectly connected to the Kanchi Sankara ...
Foreign Secretaries' talks rescheduled
ISLAMABAD, DEC. 1. The second round of composite dialogue between India and Pakistan at the level of Foreign Secretaries originally scheduled to be held on December 23 and 24 would now take placeon December 27 and 28. An official statement by ...
Manmohan meets Paswan, Lalu
NEW DELHI, DEC. 1. In a damage control exercise, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today held separate talks with Union Ministers, Ram Vilas Paswan and Lalu Prasad, in the backdrop of the verbal duel between the Ministers. The meeting comes ...
Ganguly penalised for dissent
KOLKATA, DEC. 1. Indian captain Sourav Ganguly was fined 30 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during fourth day's play of the second Test match against South Africa at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. Ganguly was ...
Zahira wanted to compromise, says aunt
MUMBAI, DEC. 1. Shahjahan, Zahira Sheikh's aunt, today told the court during the re-trial of the Best Bakery case, that her niece had been bribed with a "lot of money" and that she and her mother offered her a "compromise" some months after the ...
Sri Lanka studying Prabakaran's statement
COLOMBO, DEC.1.The Sri Lankan Government today said it was carefully studying the recent statement by the leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), and "is in communication" with the facilitators, Norway, "on future steps to be taken ...
Ukraine Parliament votes to sack Government
MOSCOW, DEC. 1. The Ukrainian Parliament backed an Opposition motion to dismiss the Prime Minister, Viktor Yanukovich, embroiled in a dispute over a controversial presidential poll. Third attempt At a third ...
Early gains not held on BSE
MUMBAI, DEC. 1.The BSE Sensex created history on Wednesday, soaring to all-time high of 6272.68 during early trade before it succumbed to heavy profit booking to close the day six points down in highly volatile activity. The BSE 30-share index ...
Hyundai raises prices, Maruti to follow suit
NEW DELHI, DEC. 1.Hyundai Motor India today raised prices of its two models while Maruti Udyog and Skoda announced plans to follow suit next month to meet the rise in input costs and new emission norms. Hyundai's `Accent GLE' sedan would cost ...
Tata Steel hikes prices
KOLKATA, DEC. 1.Tata Steel today hiked prices of some categories of long and flat products by up to Rs. 500 a tonne in line with the increase in input cost. The Chairman of Tata Steel, Ratan Tata, had in August last announced a reduction in ...
India, Russia to build space navigation system
MOSCOW, DEC.1. India will join forces with Russia in building a space navigation system and using it for civilian and possibly military purposes, Russia's space chief said. Under a milestone accord to be signed during the Russian President, ...
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