Ishrat Jahan was an LeT activist: GK Pillai

Former Home secretary GK Pillai said that the affidavit submitted to Gujarat High Court in 2009 about LeT links of Ishrat Jahan and her accomplices, who died in alleged fake encounter in 2004, was

Feb 26, 2016, 12:14 PM IST

IPL 7 in South Africa?

It is safe to presume that the seventh edition of Indian Premier League will be held in South Africa. Like the second edition, this time too, the super-rich cricket league will coincide with India`s General Election.

Feb 15, 2014, 00:33 AM IST

Lok Sabha polls: AAP leader Mayank Gandhi to contest from Mumbai

After making its stunning debut in the Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party is all set to contest upcoming Lok Sabha polls from Mumbai by fielding its candidate Mayank Gandhi.

Jan 07, 2014, 22:21 PM IST

Congress seeking AAP`s help to stymie Narendra Modi`s rise? Hints Mani Shankar Aiyar

Hailing Arvind Kejriwal`s AAP as a secular party, Mani Shankar Aiyar in an oblique comment suggested that Congress could seek the help of AAP in the run-up to General Elections 2014 to thwart the BJP`s influence.

Jan 07, 2014, 14:32 PM IST

Aam Aadmi Party gears up for LS polls, nationwide membership drive from Jan 10

Gearing up for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will now conduct a nationwide membership drive `Mein Bhi Aam Aadmi` and has invited people from across the nation to join the party.

Jan 05, 2014, 09:37 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh`s first gangster is Samajwadi Party`s poll candidate

Samajwadi Party`s candidate from Sultanpur for the Lok Sabha Polls, Ateeq Ahmad, was the first person to be booked under the `Gangster Act` in Uttar Pradesh.

Dec 07, 2013, 09:35 AM IST

Iran president campaign ending before Friday vote

Candidates for President of Iran wrapped up their final full day of campaigning, reacting to a surge for a moderate cleric at the expense of conservatives.

Jun 12, 2013, 23:02 PM IST

Will Modi head to Lucknow; Amit Shah to get Gandhinagar?

There are reports that Gandhinagar MP LK Advani is likely to contest from Bhopal in next General Elections.

Apr 24, 2013, 09:11 AM IST

BJP workers pledge to root out Congress in 2014

BJP workers pledged to root out ruling Congress party in the next year`s Lok Sabha Election.

Apr 19, 2013, 21:35 PM IST

Commercial Courts Bill to be passed in next session: Khurshid

A Bill seeking to establish separate division in high courts, is likely to get Parliamentary nod in the forthcoming monsoon session.

Jul 04, 2012, 22:08 PM IST

Global arms sales passed $400 bn in 2009: Report

The world`s 100 largest arms dealers sold weapons for $401 billion in 2009.

Feb 21, 2011, 08:37 AM IST

5,368 cases of child rape reported in 2009: Govt

At least 5,368 cases of child rape
were reported in 2009 with Madhya Pradesh accounting for the
maximum of 20 per cent cases followed by Uttar Pradesh,
Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, the Rajya Sabha was informed
on Tuesday.

Dec 07, 2010, 18:10 PM IST

In 2009 eight children committed suicide every day

Nearly eight children below the age of 14 years committed suicide every day on an average across the country during last year.

Nov 21, 2010, 17:00 PM IST

2009 - Fifth warmest recorded year: WMO

Noting that the decade 2000-2009 was warmest ever recorded, the World Meteorological Organisations (WMO) has said that 2009 was the fifth-warmest year since climate records began in 1850.

Mar 24, 2010, 09:52 AM IST

Forces not involved in rights violations in 2009: Report

There were no incidents of custodial
killing, disappearance and rape involving security persons in
2009, official figures say.

Feb 14, 2010, 20:20 PM IST

21 children to get National Bravery Awards for 2009

A 10-year-old girl, who saved
several lives during a grenade attack in Imphal, and a
13-year-old boy, who rescued over 50 people during a stampede
in Himachal are among 21 children conferred with
National Bravery Awards.

Jan 18, 2010, 20:33 PM IST

2009 deadliest year for Afghan civilians: UN

The number of civilians killed in
the Afghan war jumped last year to 2,412, making 2009 the
deadliest year for ordinary Afghans since the US-led invasion,
the United Nations said on Wednesday.

Jan 13, 2010, 22:46 PM IST

Germany suffers worst post-war recession in 2009

Germany suffered its worst recession since World War II last year when Europe`s largest economy contracted by five percent, provisional official figures released on Wednesday showed.

Jan 13, 2010, 18:09 PM IST

Dubai commodities exchange marks record volumes in 2009

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) recorded 1.5 million contracts in 2009 valued at $79 billion.

Jan 10, 2010, 22:47 PM IST

CBI Mumbai registers record number of trap cases in 2009

Mumbai Anti-Corruption Bureau of CBI
has registered a record number of trap cases in the year 2009,
far ahead of all other zones in the country, CBI officials
on Tuesday said.

Jan 05, 2010, 19:26 PM IST