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 03:49:16 +0530 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:22:39 +0530 Top News 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 SC Forms Panel Over Government Advertisements The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam said that the existing DAVP guidelines do not cover such advertisements. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:02:20 +0530 MH370: Australia Plans to Use System that Found Titanic Australia was also consulting Malaysia, China and the US on the next phase of the search for the plane, that mysteriously disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board, including five Indians. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:52:27 +0530 Arvind Kejriwal to File Nomination in Varanasi Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:33:33 +0530 Indian-American Doctor Indicted for Causing Death of Two Patients An Indian-American doctor in New Mexico has been arrested following his indictment by a federal grand jury alleging unlawfully dispensing of prescription drugs resulting in the deaths of two patients, and health care fraud. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:17 +0530 Stakes High for AIADMK, DMK as Tamil Nadu Goes to Polls The single-phase polling for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu tomorrow would put to litmus test the capabilities of ruling AIADMK, sibling war driven DMK trying to revive its electoral fortunes ahead of 2016 Assembly elections, and BJP's hopes of riding the 'Modi wave' to make a mark after drawing a blank in two previous polls. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:10:23 +0530 Cries of Anguish as South Korea Ferry Toll Reaches 130 The number of corpses recovered has risen sharply since the weekend, when divers battling strong currents and low visibility were finally able to enter the submerged vessel. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:06:23 +0530 Nine Held in Venezuela for Financing Violent Protests Nine people have been arrested on charges of leading, financing and organising violent anti-government protests in the Caracas municipality of Chacao, Venezuela's interior minister reported Tuesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:57 +0530 West Bengal: 15 New Born Babies Die in Hospital Fifteen new born babies have died in the state-run North Bengal Medical College and Hospital at Siliguri in the district since yesterday, hospital superintendent Dr Amerendra Nath Sarker said. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:00:27 +0530 Black Money: SC Pulls up Centre The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the Centre for doing nothing to comply with its July 2011 order, directing it to disclose the names of Indians who have stashed away money in banks in Liechtenstein. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:49:24 +0530 117 Constituencies Go to Polls Thursday With the campaigning coming to an end for the sixth phase of 16th Lok Sabha elections, on Tuesday, 117 Lok Sabha seats will go to polls on Thursday to decide the fate of 2077 candidates. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:42:16 +0530 Communal Remark Puts Shazia in Trouble AAP leader Shazia Ilmi created a controversy by asking Muslims to “become communal” and vote keeping in mind their own interest. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:40:03 +0530 Muslim Voters Key in Two of Mumbai's Six Seats As the campaign for the Lok Sabha elections came to a close on Tuesday, the city is getting ready to elect its six representatives on Thursday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:39:08 +0530 UN Envoy Condemns Lawmakers' Killing in Somalia A top UN official in Somalia Tuesday strongly condemned the murder of Somali lawmaker Abdelaziz Isaq Mursal, the second one to have been killed in less than 48 hours in the capital city of Mogadishu. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:35:33 +0530 Landslide Threatens Mont Blanc Tunnel in Italy A series of landslides over the past few days have disrupted traffic near Courmayeur, a renowned tourist resort in the Italian Alps, forcing temporarily closure of Mont Blanc tunnel, local reports said Tuesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:33:54 +0530 Ukraine on Alert after Politician Killed Ukraine's acting president Oleksandr Turchynov has ordered relaunching military operations against pro-Russian militants in the east after two people, one a local politician, were "tortured to death". Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:30:43 +0530 Choppers to be Used to Monitor Polling in Maoist-hit Districts In view of the poll boycott call given by the Maoists, police are keeping a strict vigil Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:21:26 +0530 This Cow Considers Water Precious A stray cow which seems to know the value of drinking water and ensures that it is not wasted is impressing people in the city. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:17:17 +0530 The Curious Case of a One-man Police Drill in Kolar A sub-inspector running around the Kolar Police Parade Ground in the mornings and evenings, sometimes alone and sometimes accompanied by a reserve police officer, from Monday, is the subject of public discussion. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:16:12 +0530 ED to Probe MLA's Charge Against Hiremath The Enforcement Directorate will look into MLA Ramesh Kumar’s complaint against anti-corruption crusader S R Hiremath, the Karnataka government announced on Tuesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:12:57 +0530 Amid Terror Threat, Odisha Stands up to Secure Puri Temple Town The State Government decided to take a series of measures including issuing identity cards to sevayats (servitors) to ward off suspicious elements from entering Jagannath temple at Puri. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:11:17 +0530 Volley of Charges Raised at KPCC Executive Meet The KPCC executive meeting held here to evaluate the performance of the party in the Lok Sabha election, based on the  reports filed by various DCCs. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:07:28 +0530 Kerala Issues Bonds Worth Rs 1,000 Cr to Battle Financial Woes In yet another move to tide over the financial crisis, the state government on Tuesday issued bonds worth Rs 1,000 crore. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:04:19 +0530 LDF Calls Hartal in Idukki District Thursday The LDF has called a 12-hour hartal in the district on Thursday to protest against the Kerala Biodiversity Board offering limited time for preparing Cadastral map of the district for identifying Ecologically Sensitive Areas. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:02:43 +0530 Telangana-state Motherless, Says Modi Narendra Modi vowed to keep the Telugu spirit alive even though the state has been split and promised to nurse and nurture the two newborns – Telangana and Seemandhra. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:57:51 +0530 'Lady' Suited for TN, Modi for India: Venkaiah Naidu BJP leader claims Gujarat growth rate is better than Tamil Nadu Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:53:50 +0530 Jaya Assures Progress, Peace in Final Pitch AIADMK chief urges electorate not to forget the anti-people policies of the corruption-ridden Congress and the betrayal by the DMK while casting ballots. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:41:33 +0530 Yercaud Tribals Travel 32 KM Uphill to Cast Vote Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:37:38 +0530 Congress Reflects Priyanka's Angst After Priyanka’s outburst against the attacks on her husband, Congress hit out at Modi for flinging “cheap and baseless” allegations against members of the Nehru- Gandhi family. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:30:17 +0530 Ilmi Sparks Row, Says Muslims Should Become 'Communal' The AAP leader has reportedly said that Muslims should become "communal" for their own good when they vote this time and not be "too secular" Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:38:24 +0530 It Is My Daddy: Stalin's Twist to 'Modi vs Lady' Argument Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:56:11 +0530 I Have Taken Moral Responsibility for 2002 Riots: Modi The Gujarat Chief Minister said he "had been through a lot" to prove his innocence in the 2002 Godhra riots. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:01:24 +0530 BJP Leader's Giriraj Singh's Rallies Banned, May Be Arrested Soon Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:50:48 +0530 Security Stepped Up at Tirumala Following Puri Terror Alert Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:14:31 +0530 HC Shocked by AAI's Attitude in Denying Child-care Leave Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:55:47 +0530 Modi is for India, Lady is Only for Tamil Nadu, Says Naidu Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:46:12 +0530 Government Committed Contempt over Order on Black Money: SC The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the government for doing nothing to comply with its July 2011 order directing it to disclose the names of Indians who have stashed away money in foreign banks. located in Liechtenstein. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:23:44 +0530 Saradha Scam: Mamata Targets Chidambaram over ED Probe Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:15:11 +0530 Sena-BJP Led Combine will Win 35 Seats in Maha, Says Munde Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:25:33 +0530 Akhilesh-Dimple Duo Charms City of Perfume Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:32:38 +0530 Sensex Falls from Record to End Flat before Monthly Settlement The BSE benchmark index Sensex today retreated from record levels to close almost flat with moderate loss of 6 points due to profit booking in IT, metal and auto stocks ahead of monthly settlement in derivatives. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:02:13 +0530 Is Congress Worried for Rahul in Amethi? Is the Congress getting the jitters in Amethi, a high-profile constituency long considered a pocket borough of the Gandhis? While no Congressman openly talks about it, senior leaders concede in private of an "opposition onslaught" that was "worrying if not frightening". Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:56:53 +0530 Paswan Discloses He Divorced First Wife in 1981 LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan disclosed for the first time that he divorced his first wife in 1981 after Bihar's ruling JD-U challenged his nomination affidavit over his marital status. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:37:27 +0530 Missing Xenon Gas May be Resting in Earth's Belly: Study The missing noble gas Xenon did not leave atmosphere and disappeared into space but may be resting at earth's core, a thrilling study reveals. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:12:02 +0530 SC Asks Mudgal Committee Whether it will Probe Srini, Others Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:55:56 +0530 Pained at Attack on Husband, Will Fight Back: Priyanka Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:48:01 +0530 Exercise Restraint, Jaitley to BJP Well-wishers Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley Tuesday said every well-wisher of the party should exercise restraint, as "irresponsible statements could discredit the party". Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:45:55 +0530 Congress Will Fight Back: Priyanka Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday said that the Congress will "fight back" against all those who have "maligned" the Gandhi family. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:31:18 +0530 Congress Spreading Canards about BJP: Modi Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:31:00 +0530 Muslims Matter in This Phase of Bihar Polls Bihar's seven parliamentary constituencies that vote Thursday have a sizable Muslim population whom candidates are earnestly wooing. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:16:29 +0530 Billionaires, Actors, Farmers to Vote in Maharashtra Billionaires, slum-dwellers, film stars, tribals, fisherfolk, farmers and migrants will decide the fate of 338 candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections in 19 constituencies that go to the polls in the third and final phase here Thursday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:59:43 +0530 High Political Stakes for Two Jharkhand Ex-CMs Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:29:23 +0530 100 Punjabi Youths still Detained in US for Illegal Entry An Indian-American community organisation has sought the intervention of US lawmakers for securing the release of about 100 Punjabi youths detained by US immigration authorities in Texas for entering the US illegally. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:23:21 +0530 UPA Will Hold Together Even in Defeat: Pawar Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:18:57 +0530 Delhi HC Declares Rohit Shekhar as Natural Son of N D Tiwari Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:14:31 +0530 Sensex Hits Record High for Second Consecutive Day Good buying was observed in capital goods and oil and gas sectors, while selling pressure was seen in metal and auto sectors. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:11:23 +0530 Azad Cancels Rally in Tral After Killing of Political Workers Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:06:28 +0530 Election Tourism: The New Mantra for Varanasi Travel Industry Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:01:19 +0530 2G: Court Dismisses Plea of Accused on Draft Questionnaire Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:56:14 +0530 Who is Your PM Candidate? Munda Asks Regional Parties Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:40:50 +0530 Final Round of Polling in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday Madhya Pradesh will see its final round of balloting Thursday with 10 Lok Sabha consituencies going to the polls. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:23:25 +0530 Thousands Bid Garcia Marquez Farewell in Mexico Mexico bid farewell to its beloved adopted son, Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with thousands of fans filing past his ashes in a music-filled tribute to the Nobel laureate. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:47:15 +0530 Goa BJP MLAs not Happy with 20 Million Tonne Mining Cap Leaders of the ruling BJP are not happy with the 20-million tonne cap imposed on mining in Goa by the Supreme Court, while lifting a 18-month ban on the industry. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:25:51 +0530 Over 12 Per Cent of TN Candidates Have Criminal History Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:05:47 +0530 Pawar Slams Modi, Warns Against Power Concentration in One Man Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:46:25 +0530 Disapprove Irresponsible Statements: Modi BJP's prime ministerial candidate expressed his disapproval over 'irresponsible' statements being made by those claiming to be the party's well wishers. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:33:37 +0530 Trinamool Congress 'Throttling' Democracy in WB: Sarkar Charging Trinamool Congress with throttling democracy in West Bengal by intimidating voters, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar today said the Left will do better in the state if polling is done without any fear. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:24:35 +0530 'Miracle' of the Stowaway Who Lived Through Five-hour Flight Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:09:19 +0530