Russia ready for talks on gas supply with Ukraine

Russia said Friday that it was prepared to continue negotiations with Ukraine over gas supplies next week once it receives partial debt payment from Ukraine.

Karnataka minister favours surgical castration for rapists

Karnataka Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje on Wednesday urged the BJP government in the state to amend laws to provide for stringent punishment.

UP minister threatens to get Lokayukta removed

State Energy Minister Ramveer Upadhyaya launched a scathing attack on UP Lokayukta Justice NK Mehrotra and
threatened to get him removed.

Another UP minister under Lokayukta scanner

In further embarrassment to the Uttar Pradesh CM Mayawati, the state Lokayukta on Tuesday ordered a probe against Energy Minister Ramveer Upadhyay.

Judge summons Bihar Energy minister

A Lok Adalat judge Shailendra
Pandey on Tuesday summoned Bihar Energy Minister Vijendra Prasad
Yadav to appear before him on April 14 to explain their
position about the power crisis facing the people.

Energy Minister pleads with BSEB employee to not go on strike

Energy Minister Vijendra Yadav
on Wednesday urged the BSEB employees
to reconsider their decision to go on a day-long strike on
March 29 next and invited them to for talks to sort out their

Afghan cabinet minister escapes Taliban attack

A roadside bomb targeting an Afghan cabinet minister exploded in the western city of Herat on Sunday, killing at least three people, officials said.