The New Indian Express - Top News - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:24:20 +0530 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:38:59 +0530 Top News Sting Operation Not a Legal Method of Law Enforcement: SC Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:48:08 +0530 High Turnout in Sixth Phase of LS polls, 73% in Tamil Nadu A total of 117 seats were involved in Thursday's exercise that saw completion of elections in 349 of the total of 543 seats. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:24:47 +0530 Mamata Says She Never Did Politics for Money The West Bengal Chief Minister's comment came at a time when her party's senior leaders are facing allegations of having links with the Saradha chit fund scam. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:55:43 +0530 'IT Act Needs Amendments for Better Policing' Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:52:03 +0530 SC Orders Audit of Padmanabhaswamy Temple by Former CAG Vinod Rai Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:26:30 +0530 Three from UP Killed, One Critical in LPG Fire Mishap Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:41:55 +0530 Congress Demands FIR against Modi for 'Violation' of Model Code Congress demanded registration of FIR against Narendra Modi dubbing as a "flagrant violation" of the model code telecast of his roadshow and his filing of nomination in Varanasi in 117 constituencies going to polls today. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:33:00 +0530 Nokia Says Chennai Plant Unlikely To Be Part of Microsoft Deal Nokia will instead operate the factory at Chennai as a contract manufacturing unit for Microsoft after the deal. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:32:26 +0530 Indian Detained in Bangladesh for Possessing Illegal Gold Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:25:45 +0530 Eight Haj Agencies in Bangladesh Lose Licence The Bangladesh government has revoked the licences of eight Haj agencies and withheld the licences of 43 others for alleged irregularities. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:43:38 +0530 LS Polls: 40% Polling Recorded, Violence in Some States Polling was stopped in five polling booths in Assam after violence in Kokrajhar Parliamentary seat left a policeman dead and one injured.  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:17:17 +0530 Amethi Seethes with Anger at Rahul Gandhi Amethi, seen as the Gandhi family's pocket borough, is seething with anger. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:09:14 +0530 Modi Files Nomination from Varanasi; Joshi Congratulates Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:47:28 +0530 Rahul Joins Priyanka in Attacking Modi on Snoopgate Rahul Gandhi today joined his sister Priyanka Gandhi in attacking Narendra Modi over snoopgate controversy, saying Gujarat government has no regard for women as it gets their phones tapped. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:38:01 +0530 Giriraj Singh Files Application for Anticipatory Bail Facing imminent arrest for his alleged hate speech, BJP leader Giriraj Singh today applied for anticipatory bail in the district court here hours after a joint team of Bihar and Jharkhand police raided his house to arrest him. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:13:13 +0530 Proceedings To Go on against Two Suspected Al-Badr Men Trial proceedings against two suspected members of banned terror outfit Al-Badr will proceed in a case of alleged recovery of huge quantity of arms and explosives here in 2006, a Delhi court has said while keeping in abeyance the closure report filed by the CBI. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:03:52 +0530 Modi Promises to Help Varanasi's Muslim Weavers BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday paid tributes to Varanasi's "Ganga Yamuna tehzeeb" as he promised to improve the lot of the city's Muslim weavers. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:20:31 +0530 YSRC MLA Shobha Nagi Reddy Succumbs to Road Mishap Injuries Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:58:53 +0530 24 Suspected Militants Killed in Pakistan At least 24 suspected militants were killed and 20 others injured in a massive aerial assault launched Thursday by Pakistani security forces in parts of the Khyber tribal region. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:49:48 +0530 Nothing Happening to Appoint Lokpal: Government Tells SC The central government told the Supreme Court Thursday that no steps were being taken for appointing the anti-corruption Lokpal ombudsman and its members. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:42:31 +0530 Bangladesh Commemorates Its Worst Industrial Tragedy Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:26:32 +0530 Mysterious 'Duck' Sound Came From Rare Antarctic Whales Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:25:05 +0530 40 Percent Voter Turnout in Tamil Nadu till Noon Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:11:32 +0530 Between 28 to 13.9 Percent Polling in Four States in Eastern India A voter turnout of between a high 28 per cent in West Bengal to a low 13.9 per cent in Jharkhand was recorded in the first three hours of polling in the sixth phase of elections in 23 Lok Sabha seats in four states of eastern India. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:03:11 +0530 Sri Lankan President Ready for Snap Poll Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:02:26 +0530 Congress, BJP Seek Repoll in Some Booths Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:59:48 +0530 EC Didn't Act on DMK Complaints: Karunanidhi Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:56:07 +0530 Will Those Behind Goa's Mining Scam Walk Free? Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:51:36 +0530 Women With Wider Hips Up for More One-night Stands? Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:48:05 +0530 BJP Eyes Gains in South, East to Cut Clout of Regional Queens Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:34:18 +0530 Y Chromosome Was Born 180 Million Years Ago: Study Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:27:30 +0530 Search for MH370 Continues Amid Bad Weather Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:14:08 +0530 Arvind Kejriwal Wins Time 100 Readers' Poll, Beats Modi Aam Aadmi Party founder Arvind  Kejriwal has won Time magazine's readers' poll of most  influential people in the world, beating heavyweights  including BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, a  survey that turned out to be a "competition" between the two. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:11:11 +0530 Malaysian Flight Turns Back after Technical Difficulty A Malaysian plane was forced to turn back 15 minutes after its departure from Penang Airport today due to technical difficulties. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:06:23 +0530 Male Twitter Users Biased Towards Women: Study Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:01:22 +0530 UN: 3.5 Million Syrians Desperately Need Aid Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:56:23 +0530 Ten Suspected Militants Killed in Khyber Airstrikes Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:46:25 +0530 Jodie Foster Marries Girlfriend Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:40:13 +0530 Next PM Should Not Worry About Few Industrialists: Lord Paul Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:33:50 +0530 A Nuclear North Korea is Unacceptable: Obama Maintaining that a nuclear North Korea is unacceptable, US President Barack Obama has asked Pyongyang to take concrete steps to abide by its international commitments and obligations.  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:32:29 +0530 Celebs, Commoners in Same Queues to Vote Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:26:36 +0530 PM to Vote in Assam Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:24:02 +0530 Tens of Thousands Gather for Modi Nomination Tens of thousands gathered here Thursday to join a roadshow that will culminate in BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi filing his nomination for the Lok Sabha election. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:21:53 +0530 TN Records 20 Percent Turnout in Initial Phase of Polling Brisk voting was witnessed in parts of the city, Karur,  Cuddalore, Salem and Tiruvannamalai constituencies as voters queued to cast their votes during the early hours.  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:14:39 +0530 Obama: New Sanctions Against Russia are 'Teed Up' Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:52:23 +0530 Will Not Take Immediate Decision on Lokpal: Centre to SC The bench said there was no need for any interim order on a PIL challenging the selection procedure for the Lokpal after the government assured the court that no decision will be taken till May 5. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:47:15 +0530 Six of Family Charred to Death in Sahibganj Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:44:39 +0530 Police Raids Giriraj Singh's Home to Arrest Him Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:24:43 +0530 Tendulkar Turns 41 Today Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:11:05 +0530 No Nation Has Right to Rule Internet: Brazil Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:07:23 +0530 Debris Washed Ashore Not From MH370: Official Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:39:00 +0530 Israeli Air Force Strikes Terror Cell in Gaza Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:26:32 +0530 Don't Underestimate the Power of Your Vote: Tendulkar Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:20:33 +0530 Toll Rises to 162 in South Korean Ferry Accident Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:16:05 +0530 Polling Begins Amid Tight Security for 7 LS Seats in Chhattisgarh Voting began amid tight security  for 7 Lok Sabha seats of Chhattisgarh in the third and final  phase of elections today wherein around 1.18 crore voters will  decide the fate of 153 candidates, including Union minister  Charandas Mahant and BJP state unit president Vishnudeo Sai. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:57:42 +0530 Polling Begins for Last Phase of LS Polls in Maharashtra Polling began at 7 AM today for the third and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra, where 338 candidates are testing electoral waters in 19 Lok Sabha seats. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:47:13 +0530 Polling Begins for Six LS Seats in WB Polling began for six Lok Sabha seats in the second phase of the elections in West Bengal today. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:07:03 +0530 HC to Hear Plea for Probe into Vadra Deal The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a PIL seeking a court monitored CBI probe into the various land deals by firms owned by Robert Vadra as well as the licences given to change the land use of agricultural tracts purchased by his companies in Gurgaon. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:05:53 +0530 SC Concerned Over Disturbing Issues in Padmanabha Temple Management Expressing serious concern over the disturbing issues in the management of Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it  will have to intervene by passing certain orders to put an end to the controversy surrounding it. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:00:12 +0530 US Seeks KVP's Provisional Arrest for Possible Extradition The US has requested India for “provisional arrest” of Congress Rajya Sabha member KVP Ramachandra Rao after he was indicted by an American court in an alleged international racketeering conspiracy involving bribes of $ 18.5 million for allowing mining of Titanium minerals in Andhra Pradesh. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:54:01 +0530 Polling Begins in TN, Puducherry Voting began this morning in all 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu and the lone seat in neighbouring union territory of Puducherry in the single phase elections, under a tight security blanket Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:53:47 +0530 EC Slaps Another Notice on Defiant Azam Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:48:34 +0530 Monsanto Chief: Are People With the Right Credentials Opposing GM Crops? Even as the debate over genetic modification  of crops rages, agri-business major Monsanto has sought permission from the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) for new field trials across the country. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:44:53 +0530 Modi Under Priyanka Fire Over Snoopgate Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:44:08 +0530 Arrest Warrant Against Giriraj Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:41:32 +0530 Day of Reckoning as TN Votes in Sixth Phase Parties brace as 5.5 crore voters to exercise franchise in 39 seats in State, one in Pondy; NOTA available for the first time. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:31:24 +0530 She Spurned Me, I Killed Her, Says Arrested Techie The 29-year-old spurned lover who killed his woman colleague on Monday night confessed that he had done it because she had not accepted his love proposal. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:11:23 +0530 JD-S Karnataka President Krishnappa Is Dead Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:45:08 +0530 BJP Upset at Mumbai Principal's 'Anti-Modi' Advice Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday complained to the Election Commission against a college principal for sending an email to students allegedly criticising the Gujarat model of development and advising them to "choose well". Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:02:50 +0530 I Killed Her for Unrequited Love: Techie Tells Cops Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:58:53 +0530 AAP Leader Somnath Bharti Beaten Up in Varanasi The former Delhi Law Minister was beaten up allegedly by some BJP supporters during a TV show on Wednesday evening. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:55:05 +0530 Kerala Temple Row: 'Disturbing Features' Require Immediate Redressal, Says SC Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:36:35 +0530 Congress Worried About Robert Vadra Fallout New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress is worried that it might be losing the battle of perception over party chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, who is accused of dubious land deals by the BJP. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:15:34 +0530 TV Channels, Emails to Act as EC Watchdogs in Bengal Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday said it would keep tabs on the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal Thursday via electronic media, fax and emails addressed to the state chief electoral officer as well as helpline complaints. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:10:32 +0530 Indo-Nepal Border Sealed for Third Phase Polls in Bihar Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:55:10 +0530 Indian Gay Student Granted Asylum in Australia A gay Indian student, who fled his country to escape his oppressive family and an arranged marriage, has been granted refugee status in Australia. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:14:32 +0530 Congress, CPI-M Behind Transfer of Officers, Policemen: Mamata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday alleged that some Congress and CPI-M leaders met in Delhi to decide the transfers following the EC's order to remove officers and policemen. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:48:25 +0530 When Modi is PM, Pakistan Intruders won't Dare to Cross Border: Shah Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:43:22 +0530 Communal Comments Reflect Party's Mindset: Jaitley BJP leader Arun Jaitley Wednesday launched a veiled attack on AAP leader Shazia Ilmi for her reported communal speech, saying such comments reflect the party's mindset. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:32:15 +0530 AIADMK Pays Rs.3,000 to Vote for It: DMK The DMK Wednesday told the Election Commission and police that voters were being given Rs.3,000 or other gifts by AIADMK members to solicit vote for the ruling party in Tamil Nadu. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:10:43 +0530 Priyanka Seeks to Corner Modi on 'Snoopgate' Seeking to corner Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi today raked up the "snoopgate" controversy surrounding him and questioned his credentials of talking about empowering women. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:35:37 +0530 Kejriwal's Resignation Dented Party's Chances: Manish Sisodia AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's resignation as the chief minister of Delhi has dented the prospects of the party in the Lok Sabha poll, senior party leader and close aide Manish Sisodia said. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:18:01 +0530 Pawan Kalyan Pledges Full Support to TDP-BJP in AP Telugu film star and Union Minister K Chiranjeevi's youngest brother Pawan Kalyan today pledged his full support to the TDP-BJP combine in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in the ongoing elections to ensure that Narendra Modi becomes the Prime Minister. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:21:51 +0530 Lalu Hits Out at BJP for its "Hate Mongering" Leaders Sharply reacting to the statements of VHP leader Praveen Togadia and BJP leader Giriraj Singh, RJD President Lalu Prasad today said these showed their "ugly faces" and if voted to power his party would ban RSS and BJP for "hate mongering". Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:53:34 +0530 Alliterations Galore in Final Phase in TN Polls Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:46:25 +0530 FIR Against Ramdas Kadam for Inflammatory Speech An FIR has been registered against Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for allegedly giving an inflammatory speech during a political rally here two days back, police said today. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:26:55 +0530 Politics Isn't about Making Personal Attacks: Priyanka Politics is about dealing with the problems of the people and "not just making personal attacks", Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said here Wednesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:07:06 +0530 Sensex Hits Record High for Third Straight Day Good buying was observed in capital goods, banking, healthcare and oil and gas sectors. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:15:08 +0530 Three Women Troopers Die in Delhi Accident Three women troopers were killed and 18 injured when a truck collided with their bus here Wednesday morning, an officer said. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:14:37 +0530 BJP Kisanganj LS Candidate Booked for Rs 1 Lakh Cash Recovery BJP Lok Sabha candidate from Kisanganj in Bihar Dilip Kumar Jaiswal has been booked along with four others after Rs one lakh cash was allegedly recovered from a car engaged in his campaign. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:05:16 +0530 School Student Stabbed to Death in Uttar Pradesh A school student has been stabbed to death allegedly by two miscreants at Kairi village in the neighbouring Shamli district, police said Wednesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:55:15 +0530 Kejriwal Slams Modi, Rahul for Their "Helicopter Democracy" On his way to file his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls from this holy city, the AAP leader highlighted the "massive" spending in the advertisement campaigns for BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate and Congress Vice President and asked people to decide what kind of democracy they want. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:31:48 +0530 On New Turf, Subhashini Fights for CPI-M Comeback A new turf and a formidable opponent are among the odds stacked against CPI-M leader and firebrand trade unionist Subhashini Ali as she eyes a second Lok Sabha term, more than two-and-a-half decades after her last victory. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:20:44 +0530 Pirates Kidnap 3 on Japanese Tanker Off Malaysia Armed pirates attacked a Japanese oil tanker in the Straits of Malacca stealing three million litres of diesel and abducted three Indonesian crew members, fuelling piracy concerns in one of the world's busiest waterways. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:15:47 +0530 Teenager Allegedly Raped by Priest in Odisha The accused, identified as Rabindra Panda alias Rabinana (45), is absconding, the police said. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:04:01 +0530 Odisha Officer Shifted Over Post-poll Goof Up An administrative officer was transferred from Odisha's Kendrapada district after protests against him over an alleged post-poll goof up in the region, an official said Wednesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:59:20 +0530 Stop Personal Attacks on Modi: Jaitley on Priyanka's Remarks Jaitley said Priyanka's friends in the Congress would now hopefully realise that they had personalised their attack on Modi relating to his marital status, the snoopgate issue "without a shred of evidence". Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:41:20 +0530 Assam Final Phase Polls Thursday, PM to Cast Vote in Guwahati Six constituencies will go to poll Thursday in the third and final phase of Lok Sabha election in Assam to decide the fate of 74 candidates. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:34:57 +0530 Vidisha: Securing Big Win Challenge Before Sushma Swaraj Sushma had won the Lok Sabha polls from Vidisha in 2009 with a huge margin of 3,89,844 votes by defeating Samajwadi Party's Choudhary Munnawar Salim in the absence of any challenge from Congress. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:27:50 +0530 Election Commission Seizes Rs 240 Crore in Cash, Liquor Stepping up its efforts to prevent the use of blackmoney and other means to influence voters during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission has so far seized Rs 240 crore in cash and crores of litres of liquor and drugs. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:13:17 +0530