J&K floods: AIADMK MLAs to give one-month salary to relief fund

The opposition AIADMK Legislators on Friday decided to contribute their one month's salaries to the Jammu and Kashmir Flood Relief Fund.

Iraq chases Baghdad sleeper cells as "Zero Hour" looms over capital

Iraqi insurgents are preparing for an assault on Baghdad, with sleeper cells planted inside the capital to rise up at "Zero Hour" and aid fighters pushing in from the outskirts, according to senior Iraqi and U.S. security officials.

Britain`s zero-hour contracts eyed by other countries

Britain is leading the way in so-called "zero-hours" contracts that keep employees available but with no guarantee of work and other countries are watching with interest.

US carrying out surveillance over India: CPI MP

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta claimed that the US was carrying out surveillance over India which amounted to "serious infringement" of its political sovereignty.

Demand in Lok Sabha for rollback of fuel price hike

The issue of rise in fuel prices reverberated in the Lok Sabha with several members blaming "poor economic policies" of the UPA government for frequent hikes.

Corruption, Haj quota issues raised during Zero Hour

Several issues, ranging from CBI probe into corruption in CCL to raising the Haj pilgrims quota from UP were raised in Lok Sabha during the Zero Hour.