`NIA should probe Purna, Parbhani, Nanded blasts`

Maharashtra Minorities Commission has asked Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to hand over the investigation of Purna, Parbhani and Jalna and Nanded bomb blasts to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Cong leaving TMC will not affect WB govt: Hakim

A senior WB minister dared the Congress to leave the government, saying it would have no effect as the TC had two-thirds majority in the state.

Iraq Shiite leader Hakim dies in Tehran hospital

The leader of Iraq`s largest Shiite party, Abdel Aziz al-Hakim, died in a Tehran hospital today aged 60 after a long battle with lung
cancer, five months ahead of key parliamentary elections.