The New Indian Express - Nation - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:27:27 +0530 Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:53:58 +0530 Nation Saradha Scam: CBI Closing in on More Politicians Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Ulfa Plotting Terror Attacks: Assam Police Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Punjab Gets Affordable Housing Development Authority Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 'BJP-factor Led to High Voter Turnout in Valley' Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 No MSA Appointed Yet Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Saradha Scam: CBI Closing in on More Politicians Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Faridabad Student Critical After Setting Self on Fire The student was rushed to a local hospital here from where he was referred to Delhi's Safdarjang Hospital for treatment. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:44:12 +0530 Women Can't be Secured by Curbing Their Freedom, Says CJI Chief Justice of India H.L.Dattu Wednesday said security of women, in the wake of spate of cases of sexual assaults, could not be secured by curbing their freedom as is being advocated in some quarters. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:37:59 +0530 SIT Continues Its Search Inside Satlok Ashram, Verification Done The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Haryana police Wednesday continued its ongoing search of the Satlok Ashram in Barwala town in this district even as "verification" of people involved in the crime is being carried out. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:52:44 +0530 Infants' Death: Guilty Won't be Spared, Says Badal Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said that anyone found guilty in the incident would not be spared. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:46:35 +0530 BJP Hits Back at Rahul, Says Congress Spread Hatred Addressing a rally in Poonch Tuesday, Rahul had said that BJP and NDA government cause rifts between people. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:24:10 +0530 Steep Rise in Rape Cases, Assaults on Women in Delhi Incidents of rape in the capital more than doubled between 2012 and 2013 while cases of assault on women increased by five times, the government said Wednesday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:37:27 +0530 Hearing Concludes on Teesta's Plea to De-freeze Bank Accounts A local court concluded hearing on four applications filed by social activist Teesta Setalwad, her husband Javed Anand and their two NGOs to de-freeze their bank accounts which were frozen by city police in connection with an alleged fund embezzlement case. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:34:10 +0530 AAP Promises Two Lakh Toilets for Women in Delhi Two lakh public toilets for women, new courts to fast-track rape cases and Wi-Fi connected CCTV cameras were some of the promises made by the AAP Wednesday in the second round of its 'Delhi Dialogue' programme which focused on women. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:24:00 +0530 India Says Mumbai Attack Trial in Pakistan Going Slow India Wednesday said the trial of those responsible for the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai was progressing "very slowly" in Pakistan, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled the 2008 horror at the Saarc summit. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:17:00 +0530 Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Amend Apprentices Act A bill seeking to remove imprisonment as punishment for violating the provisions of the Apprentices Act, 1961 and allowing employers to fix the hours of work and leave as per their discretion or policy was passed by Rajya Sabha today. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:07:49 +0530 Ex-Minister Moves HC Challenging Maharashtra Government's Legitimacy Former Maharashtra Minister Mohammed Arif Naseem Khan today moved the Bombay High Court challenging formation of Fadnavis government, contending that it had failed to prove majority support in the Assembly. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:05:28 +0530 Pakistan Blocks Three SAARC Connectivity Pacts; Modi, Sharif Avoid Meeting The 18th SAARC summit appeared to become a non-starter with agreement on the three projects - an electricity grid and trade in electricity, and road and rail connectivity stalled by Pakistan on the premise that it still had to conclude its internal processes on it. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:50:47 +0530 Himachal HC Reserves Judgement Shifting CM's I-T Case Himachal High Court today reserved judgement on the petitions of the Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his family members challenging transfer of cases relating to investigations into their income tax returns to Chandigarh. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:42:46 +0530 Shiv Sena Doubts if Black Money Can be Brought Back Shiv Sena, a key ally of ruling NDA, today expressed doubts over whether the government would be able to retrieve black money stashed abroad and linked to the unsuccessful attempts to bring underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:39:04 +0530 BJP Ignorant About Ground Realities in JK: Omar Omar Abdullah expressed surprise over the ignorance of BJP and its leadership about the ground realities in Jammu and Kashmir. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:05:50 +0530 National Conference Releases Poll Manifesto in JK, Says Article 370 Can't Be Abrogated The poll manifesto was released at NC headquarters by party general Secretary and Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:13:54 +0530 LS Gives IIITs National Importance Status Lok Sabha Wednesday passed IIIT Bill, 2014 which will declare some IT institutions to be of national importance and provide manpower of global standards. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:06:45 +0530 Helmets Not Must For Sikh Women, its Optional: Delhi HC Told Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:54:58 +0530 Modi, Sharif Maintain Distance at SAARC Summit PM Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, who were sitting two seats away from each other, did not look at each other even when Sharif crossed before and after delivering his speech at the 18th meeting of the eight-member regional bloc. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:39:14 +0530 Insufficient Fuel for Boats Hinders Sea Patrolling In Maharashtra Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:32:42 +0530 HIV+ Man Held for Raping Minor Daughter Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:27:21 +0530 Rajnath Skips Poll Rally as Pilot Misses Landing Strip Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:03:03 +0530 'Humiliating Treatment' May Amount to Sexual Harassment: Govt Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:47:25 +0530 Sunil Mittal, Ravi Ruia Assail Summoning Order in Spectrum Case Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:21:35 +0530 Kudankulam Nuclear Plant Likely to Resume Aupply Early December Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:10:06 +0530 Protests against Crematorium in Bengal Turn Violent, 20 Injured Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:04:51 +0530 'No Structured Meeting' Planned with Pakistan: India Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:39:11 +0530 Modi Meets Afghan President; Bangladesh, Bhutan PMs on SAARC Sidelines PM Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina discussed greater prospects of cooperation amongst democracies of South Asia. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:20:41 +0530 Six Years Later, Mumbai Remembers 26/11 Victims, Heroes Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:12:46 +0530 Veg Spread With Less Spice for Modi; Halal Meat for Sharif Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:26:32 +0530 World's 2nd Tallest Power Transmission Towers in West Bengal Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:15:28 +0530 Bengal Minister Out of Hospital, Ready for CBI Quizzing Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:09:16 +0530 Looking Back: Six Years After 26/11 Tragedy Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:04:51 +0530 Bill to Amend Law on CBI Chief's Appointment Passed In LS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:02:14 +0530 Lok Sabha Speaker Rejects Adjournment Motion over Black Money Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:56:15 +0530 PM Seeks Concerted Efforts to Combat Terrorism at SAARC Summit Modi in his nearly 30-minute speech pitched to turn South Asia of 'flowering hope into a rich field of peace and prosperity' by collective efforts. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:48:27 +0530 Trial of 26/11 in Pakistan Very Slow: Rajnath Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:21:56 +0530 BJP-factor Responsible For High Voter Turnout in Valley Says Political Analysts Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:11:29 +0530 India, Pakistan Should Resolve Differences: Omar Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:58:51 +0530 President Urges Private Sector to Enhance Higher Tech Education Quality Pranab Mukherjee today urged the private sector to work for enhancing quality of higher technical education in the country in view of changing global situation. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:54:50 +0530 Modi's Wife Filing RTI Application Figures in RS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:11:57 +0530 Speed Up 26/11 Trial: India Tells Pakistan Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:58:17 +0530 CBI Questions Former Assam Health Minister in Saradha Scam Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:06:00 +0530 RSS Calls For Overhaul in Education System Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat called for creating a new education model acceptable to all, drawing from India's rich ancient past. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:33:27 +0530 Panic Grips Mathura Refinery Over Spotting a Wild Beast Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:08:52 +0530 SC to Hear Plea on Attack on Scribes at Hisar on Monday Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:57:28 +0530 Modi Moots Infrastructure Finance Facility for SAARC Region Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:54:48 +0530 Nation Pays Homage to 26/11 Mumbai Terror Victims Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:32:41 +0530 Parliament to Debate Black Money Issue Today Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:51:38 +0530 PAC Flays Ministries for Casual Auditing Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:30 +0530 RS Passes Labour Reforms Bill Amid Left Protest Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:30 +0530 Seven Naval Officers Under Fire for INS Sindhuratna Tragedy that Sank Navy Chief Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:29 +0530 Jharkhand Records 61.92 pc Polling Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:29 +0530 Voting Percentage Soars in Valley Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:29 +0530 Cough Up for a Puff, Can't Buy Single Fag Centre accepts recommendation made by a panel of experts to ban sale of loose cigarettes and to increase legal smoking age to 25. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:28 +0530 Manmohan-sized Hole in Coal Probe Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:26 +0530 Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand Voter Turnout a Slap on Face of Separatists, Maoists Voters in both the states turned up in large numbers to cast the ballot in the first phase of Assembly polls. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:26 +0530 Bhushan Files Plaint against Ranjit Sinha Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:25 +0530 It's BJP Time to Face Black Money Fire in Parl The Congress joins hands with the TMC to corner the govt over its “failure” to bring back black money stashed abroad within 100 days as promised by it Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:25 +0530 Term of Insurance Bill Panel Extended Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:25 +0530 MoEF Asks Coal Ministry to Check Coal Blocks in Dense Forests Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Parrikar to Review Defence Procurement Procedure Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 JD(U) Government Report Card Released Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Prabhu, Birender File Nominations for RS from Haryana Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Security Beefed up in Assam ahead of PM's Visit Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Saradha Scam: Noose Tightens around TMC Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Report on Delay in ONGC's KG Basin Gas by December 24 A committee headed by the director general of hydrocarbons (DGH) will submit, by Dec 24, its inquiry report on the delay in developing gas discoveries in state-run explorer ONGC's Krishna Godavari basin KG-D5 block, parliament was told Tuesday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:36:35 +0530 Armed Forces Conduct Coastal Exercise Ahead of 26/11 Anniversary Over 30 ships, submarines and aircraft of the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, Coast Guard and state agencies have been deployed for an exercise off the western coast, ahead of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:16:08 +0530 Jharkhand Voters Defy Maoists, Cast Ballot Jharkhand voters Tuesday defied a poll boycott call by Maoists and turned up in large numbers to cast their ballot in the first of the five-phase assembly elections. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:05:00 +0530 Kashmiris Defy Separatists, Brave Cold Weather to Cast Ballot Voters in Jammu and Kashmir defied a boycott call by separatist groups and braved inclement weather to cast their ballot in large numbers as 15 assembly constituencies voted in the first of the five-phase state polls. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:01:45 +0530 Frame Constitution Early, With Consensus: Modi Urges Nepal Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday urged Nepal to frame its much-awaited constitution early and on the basis of consensus. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:51:06 +0530 72 Percent Happy With Modi Government Work: Survey As many as 72 percent of Indians are satisfied with the performance of Narendra Modi government and 55 percent feel that the BJP regime has been successful in controlling inflation, according to an opinion poll conducted by Hindi news channel News Nation. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:45:39 +0530 Government Firm on Abolishing LBT, Looking for Alternative: Fadnavis The Maharashtra CM said the issue would also be discussed with the trading community in the state. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:40:58 +0530 Prashant Bhushan Seeks FIR Against CBI Director Sinha AAP leader Prashant Bhushan today asked the Anti-Corruption Branch of the Delhi government to register an FIR against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha for "abusing" his authority and allegedly protecting some accused in the 2G and coal scams. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:33:52 +0530 Uddhav Drags Pawar into Slanging Match Against BJP's Khadse The war of words between ruling BJP and opposition Shiv Sena escalated today with Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse raking up Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's "non-farming" background and the latter hitting back with an oblique reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on "empty promises" made in run-up to Assembly elections. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:14:56 +0530 Congress Writes to President over Chhattisgarh Surgeries Accusing the Chhattisgarh government of trying to "cover up" the botched sterilisation that led to the death of at least 13 women, the Congress has written to President Pranab Mukherjee, saying it favoured a CBI inquiry in the matter. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:12:55 +0530 Rajnath Singh Lauds High Voter Turnout in Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand Voters in Jammu and Kashmir defied a boycott call by separatist groups and braved inclement weather to cast their ballot in large numbers as 15 assembly constituencies voted in the first of the five-phase state polls. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:02:14 +0530 Gangster Abu Salem Seeks Ban on a Book on Him Gangster Abu Salem today filed an application in the special TADA court seeking a ban on a book written by a former journalist, titled `My name is Abu Salem'. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:41:43 +0530 Centre Rushes Experts to Avian influenza-hit Kerala Districts Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:39:47 +0530 Black Money Rocks Parliament, Debate Wednesday Uproar marked the first working day of Parliament today with opposition alleging that nothing had been done to implement BJP's poll promise of getting back black money in 100 days and forcing the government to agree to a debate on the issue Wednesday. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:36:02 +0530 Communal Clash in Prabhash-Patan in Gujarat, 7 Injured Seven people were injured after a minor dispute led to a communal flare-up involving arson and stone-pelting in Prabhash Patan area of Gir-Somnath district today, police said. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:27:29 +0530 NHRC Notice to Punjab Over Five Infants' Death Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:58:47 +0530 Impasse Continues Over Amit Shah's Kolkata Rally The impasse over the proposed Nov 30 rally of BJP president Amit Shah in the city continued here Tuesday with the Calcutta High Court directing the party to get clearance from the fire department and the municipal corporation. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:53:57 +0530 Rajya Sabha Passes Bill Simplifying Law for Small Establishments Rajya Sabha Tuesday passed a bill which simplifies labour law procedures for establishments employing up to 40 workers. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:51:53 +0530 Science Should Benefit Common Man: President Pranab Mukherjee President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday called upon scientists to use the Commonwealth Science Conference as a platform to generate fresh ideas that would benefit the common man. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:48:53 +0530 Need to Promote Walking, Cycling in Cities: Venkaiah Naidu Naidu said urban planning and management was the main challenge of the 21st century. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:45:40 +0530 Narendra Modi Hands Over Dhruv Chopper to Nepal Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday handed over the indigenous Advance Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv to his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala here for use by the Nepal Army. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:36:24 +0530 Polling Percentage in Valley Increases Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:30:39 +0530 High Voter Turnout in JK in First Phase as People Defy Separatists Boycott Call J&K Chief Electoral Officer Umang Narula said 70 percent polling was witnessed in first phase of election for 15 Assembly constituencies spread in seven districts of the State. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:26:19 +0530 Modi, Koirala Flag-off Kathmandu-Delhi Bus Service The bus service is touted to be a major boost in terms of trade and tourism and will also strengthen the bilateral ties between the two neighbouring countries. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:21:50 +0530 India, Nepal Ink USD One Billion Hydropower Plant Deal India and Nepal today inked an agreement to construct a USD one billion hydropower plant on Arun river to generate 900-megawatt of electricity in the power starved Himalayan nation. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:20:07 +0530 Record Turnout in JK Assembly Poll, High Polling in Jharkhand Jammu and Kashmir today registered a record 71.28 percent turnout in the first phase of incident-free Assembly elections when people ignored boycott calls by separatists and cold conditions to cast their votes in 15 constituencies. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:57:15 +0530 Voters Say They Want Strong, Decisive Government in JK The constituencies, spread in seven districts across the state, witnessed an aggregate poll percentage of more than 70 per cent. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:46:39 +0530 NC Will Emerge as Single Largest Party in JK: Omar Chief Minister Omar Abdullah expressed confidence that his National Conference will emerge as the single largest party in the state. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:44:44 +0530