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TNA delegation meets Sushma Swaraj, discusses Sri Lanka situation

TNA delegation meets Sushma Swaraj, discusses Sri Lanka situation

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 21:49

A delegation of Tamil National Alliance, the ruling party in Jaffna province of Sri Lanka, gave a "detailed" presentation on the current political situation in Lanka to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and sought greater role by India in resolving the ethnic Tamil problem there.

SC dismisses former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi`s plea

SC dismisses former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi`s plea

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 20:10

The Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi challenging a Delhi High Court order asking him to face murder charges for the death of his wife Anju in 2000.

Custody row over Pakistani girl: HC seeks help of Pakistan High Commission

Custody row over Pakistani girl: HC seeks help of Pakistan High Commission

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 20:06

A legal battle for the custody of a four-year-old Pakistani girl has reached the Delhi High Court, which issued notice to the Pakistan High Commission seeking its assistance in resolving the issue involving the child`s paternal aunt and maternal uncle.

Mahila Congress protests against Arun Jaitley`s

Mahila Congress protests against Arun Jaitley`s "small rape incident" remark

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 20:03

Scores of Mahila Congress workers staged protest against Union Minister Arun Jaitley`s "small rape incident" remark and demanded an apology saying he has insulted the entire female fraternity of the country.

Lok Sabha must select LoP even if amendments have to be done: Shanti Bhushan

Lok Sabha must select LoP even if amendments have to be done: Shanti Bhushan

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 20:00

Former union law minister and India`s one of the senior most lawyers Shanti Bhushan, on Friday, raised his voice against Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan`s decision over the Leader of Opposition (LoP) status, saying that the LS must select LoP even if amendments have to be made for it in the constitution.

Congress slams Jaitley on rape remarks, faces questions on Asaram

Congress slams Jaitley on rape remarks, faces questions on Asaram

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 20:03

Congress on Friday attacked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his "small rape incident" remark terming it a "huge injustice" but also faced uncomfortable questions over its spokesperson Salman Khurshid pleading in a court for bail of rape accused Asaram Bapu a few days back.

Oommen Chandy asks PM Modi to consult states on plan panel

Oommen Chandy asks PM Modi to consult states on plan panel

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 19:57

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take into confidence the states before taking a decision on the future of Planning Commission.

Never asked Uttarakhand Governor to quit: Rajnath Singh

Never asked Uttarakhand Governor to quit: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 20:49

A day after the Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre on Uttarakhand Governor`s plea challenging Narendra Modi government`s moves to ease him out of office, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said there was no move to remove Aziz Qureshi.

Three days after hooting at rally, PM Narendra Modi calls Hooda for tea

Three days after hooting at rally, PM Narendra Modi calls Hooda for tea

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 22:39

In an interesting turn of events, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, three days after he was booed at a rally in his presence forcing him not to share dais with him.

Explore how quality of education can be improved: Prez to IITs

Explore how quality of education can be improved: Prez to IITs

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 18:20

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday described IITs as "knowledge leaders" of the nation and asked them to explore how quality of education can be improved.