The New Indian Express - Top News - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:23:54 +0530 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:16:59 +0530 Top News Saradha Scam: CBI Raids in West Bengal, Odisha Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:15:49 +0530 Naval War Room Leak Case: Court Frames Charges A court here Thursday framed charges against businessman Abhishek Verma and others in the Naval War Room leak case, CBI sources said Thursday. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:12:27 +0530 UPSC Row: Delhi Police Tightens Security in Nehru Vihar A day after a clash between UPSC aspirants and police personnel, security was today tightened in Nehru Vihar and Gandhi Vihar areas of North Delhi, Delhi Police said. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:06:56 +0530 Ex-gratia Given to Kin of Students Who Died in Beas Tragedy Telangana Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy distributed ex-gratia payments of Rs 1.50 lakh each to families of students of an engineering college here, who were washed away in the Beas river in Himachal Pradesh in June. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:02:04 +0530 AP: 'Crorepati' Environmental Engineer Arrested in Graft Case Anti-Corruption Bureau today arrested a senior official of Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) for owning assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:58:53 +0530 Telangana Government Names Veterinary Varsity after PV Narasimha Rao Telangana government today decided to name an agricultural university after Telangana ideologue Prof K Jayashankar and a veterinary university after former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:43:46 +0530 Telangana Lawyers Boycott Courts over Demand of Separate HC Telangana Advocates' Joint Action Committee today boycotted the courts, demanding bifurcation of the existing common High Court for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:32:08 +0530 Pune : 41 Dead, Fading Hopes of Survivors Rescue workers waged a grim battle with a hostile weather and difficult terrain, looking for signs of life under the monstrous heap of mud and stones today at the landslide-hit Malin village, where 41 bodies have been pulled out till now amid fading hopes of more survivors. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:02:29 +0530 Theatre Artists Protest Against Israeli Attacks on Gaza With Israel-Gaza conflict claiming nearly 1,400 Palestinians lives, theatre personalities, activists and musicians today organised a cultural protest against Israel and in the solidarity with the Palestinian people. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:57:58 +0530 Crime Branch Starts Grilling Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda The Crime Branch of Odisha Police today started questioning Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda in connection with the Nayagarh armoury loot and attack on Nayagarh police station in 2008. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:42:59 +0530 Congress Removes Birender Singh from CWC for Hobnobbing with BJP Leaders Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:36:19 +0530 Yogeshwar Wins Fifth Wrestling Gold for India Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt won the fifth wrestling gold medal for India beating Jevon Balfour of Canada in the final of the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here Thursday. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:22:17 +0530 TN Government Files Defamation Case Against DMDK MLA A petition was today filed against Mettur DMDK MLA S R Parthiban in a court here by Tamil Nadu government seeking to punish him for his alleged defamatory remarks against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa at a public meeting. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:19:44 +0530 Nithyananda Directed to Appear in Kovai Court on September 3 A court here today summoned controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda to appear before it on September 3 in connection with a defamation case filed by a leader of a Hindu outfit. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:10:17 +0530 Deadly Libyan Clashes Spread to Downtown Tripoli Deadly clashes in Libyan capital Tripoli have gradually spread to the city centre from its international airport. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:33:33 +0530 UP Government Sets up Committee to Probe Saharanpur Clash Uttar Pradesh government today constituted a committee to probe the incidence of violent clash in Saharanpur on July 26, which left three persons dead and over 30 injured. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:18:48 +0530 Deputy National Security Advisor Nehchal Sandhu Quits Deputy National Security Advisor Nehchal Sandhu, a former Intelligence Bureau director, resigned Thursday due to "personal reasons", the government said. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:04:00 +0530 Snooping Unacceptable, Sushma Swaraj Tells Kerry Surveillance of political leaders was unacceptable to Indian by the American intelligence, to which the US responded by saying that any differences that may exist can be resolved. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:41:17 +0530 Natwar Singh's Book Continues to Create Political Storm Former Minister Natwar Singh's autobiography continued to raise a political storm with Congress President Sonia Gandhi hitting back saying she will come out with her own book, which will reveal the "truth". Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:31:39 +0530 Pune Landslide Toll 31, Rajnath Assures all Possible Help "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also assured all possible help to the state in dealing with this enormous natural calamity," Rajnath Singh told media persons after visiting the site and meeting the survivors undergoing treatment in nearby hospitals. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:18:37 +0530 Petrol Price Cut; Diesel Gets Costlier Petrol price was today cut by Rs 1.09 per litre, the second reduction in three-and-half-months, while diesel rates were hiked by 56 paise a litre Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:40:25 +0530 City Bandh to Protest Sexual Offences Evokes Mixed Response A 12-hour bandh in the country's IT hub to protest rising cases of sexual offences against women and children called by Kannada outfits today evoked a mixed response. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:51:51 +0530 Rajya Sabha Adjourned over Bugging Allegations The Rajya Sabha was Thursday adjourned till 11.20 a.m. following ruckus created by members who demanded for a debate on the reported bugging at union Minister Nitin Gadkari's Delhi residence. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:40:04 +0530 Pune Landslide Rises to Toll 23, Rain Hampers Rescue Efforts As many as 44 houses were crushed and 23 bodies have been recovered so far from under the debris by NDRF jawans. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:35:23 +0530 Two More Minors Targets of Sex Crimes Seven-year-old girl raped by the school ayah’s son, accused arrested; in second case, labourer tries to rape 15-year-old girl, goes into hiding Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:23:56 +0530 Opposition Corners Govt over Gadkari Bugging Row Congress demands JPC probe to ascertain who ordered the alleged bugging of the minister’s residence. Govt rejects probe demand, saying it is a ‘non-issue’ Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:53:43 +0530 11 Accused Let Off, Parents of Charred Kids Appalled Shocked survivors, parents vow to challenge judgment in higher court; won’t rest till all guilty are punished Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:51:25 +0530 SC Order a Blow to Kerala’s Lottery Biz’s-Lottery-Biz/2014/07/31/article2356334.ece Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0530’s-Lottery-Biz/2014/07/31/article2356334.ece 18 Dead in Pune Landslide, 400 NDRF Men Mount Rescue Effort Crowds have gathered at the spot and villagers could be seen moving fallen trees and rocks with bare hands to assist 300 National Disaster Response Force personnel in rescue efforts. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:37:38 +0530 Court Grants Crime Branch Nine Day Remand of Sabyasachi Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was today taken on nine days' remand by the crime branch of Odisha Police after permission granted by a court in Nayagarh where he was produced amidst tight security. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:28:53 +0530 Kerala Not to Allow Paper Lotteries of Other States Kerala government today made it clear that it would not allow lotteries of other states to operate in the state. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:14:21 +0530 Indian Grapplers Win Four Silver and One Bronze Indian grapplers collected four silver and a bronze from the wrestling arena, a far cry from yesterday's three-gold burst but still a creditable performance, as they swelled their overall tally in the sport to 10. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:38:47 +0530 Kumbakonam Fire Tragedy: Parents, Survivors Disappointed with Acquittal of 11 Accused Atmosphere outside Principal District Court complex here, which today pronounced verdict in the case of fire at a Kumbakonam primary school, was charged with emotion as parents of the victims and some witnesses were disappointed on the acquittal of 11 accused. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:37:24 +0530 Police Use Force on Agitating UPPSC Aspirants in Uttar Pradesh Police used force today to disperse scores of students agitating in front of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission demanding scrapping of CSAT from the provincial civil services examination. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:28:55 +0530 AP Government Seeks Centre's Help to Bring Back Natives from Libya Andhra Pradesh Government today urged the Centre to take steps for safe return of workers from the state who are stranded in strife-torn Libya. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:26:06 +0530 Jaya Gives Five Lakh, Government Job to Rape Victim Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today extended a cash assistance of Rs five lakh and provided a government job to rape victim. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:08:14 +0530 Arvind Kejriwal to Address Auto Drivers in Delhi Thursday In a bid to strengthen AAP's support base in the national capital, party's National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal will address a rally of auto drivers at the Ramlila Maidan here Thursday. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:03:35 +0530 Yadav's Resignation Issue to be Resolved in Day or Two: Ahmed Congress tonight expressed confidence that the issue of Haryana Power Minister Ajay Singh Yadav's resignation will be resolved in a day or two after the central leadership of the party had a meeting with him here. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:53:07 +0530 Bangalore Shut downs to Protest Over Rapes About 50 pro-Kannada organisations have called for a shutdown in city as a protest for increasing crime against women and minors. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:47:03 +0530 Congress Slams Natwar's Remarks as 'Politically Motivated' Congress tonight slammed as "politically motivated" the claim of former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh that it was not Sonia Gandhi's "inner voice" that prevented her from becoming Prime Minister but the strong opposition from Rahul Gandhi. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:35:57 +0530 Enforcement Directorate Attaches Saradha Assets in Assam, Tripura In fresh action in the Saradha chit funds scam case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued orders for attachment of properties worth Rs 5.40 crore based in Assam and Tripura under money laundering laws. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:25:39 +0530 Lebanon Detains Eight Syrians for Alleged Terror Links Lebanon has detained eight Syrians for entering the country illegally and having suspected terror links, an army statement said. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:22:32 +0530 Supreme Court Extends Term of Panel on Government Ads The court said there was a need for substantive guidelines to be issued by this court until the legislature enacts a law in this regard. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:16:13 +0530 Malaysian Police Officers Head for MH17 Crash Site Sixty eight Malaysian police officers left Wednesday night for Kiev to secure the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and help experts carry out their assessment. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:15 +0530 BJP National Council Meet on August 9 to Ratify Shah's Appointment BJP's National Council will meet at Delhi on August 9 to ratify the appointment of Amit Shah as the party President. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:04:28 +0530 Arrest of Indian Fishermen by Lankan Navy Raised in Lok Sabha The issue of arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy was raised by an AIADMK member in the Lok Sabha with a demand that Indian government should address this problem. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:01:49 +0530 John Kerry Arrives for Indo-US Strategic Dialogue US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived here Wednesday on a three-day official trip for the annual Indo-US Strategic dialogue and is also expected to lay the groundwork for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's much-awaited September visit to the US. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:55:19 +0530 Former Gujarat Minister Maya Kodnani Gets Bail in Riots Case Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, once a minister in the erstwhile Chief Minister Narendra Modi's ministry, becomes the first convict to get bail in the Naroda Patiya case in which 97 people were killed. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:36:15 +0530 Use Social Media to 'Expose' Opposition's Propaganda: Modi to BJP MPs Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave tips to party MPs from Rajasthan on their role in propagating the "bold" decisions taken by his government and asked them to make use of the social media in "exposing the negative propaganda" by the opposition. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:29:49 +0530 Six-member BJP Team Visits Riot-hit Saharanpur A six-member BJP team today visited riot-hit areas of the city and accused the district administration of failing to act against those who instigated the violence. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:20:43 +0530 Sensex Dips 106 Points; Capital Goods Stocks Plunge Selling pressure was seen in capital goods and metal sectors, while marginal good buying was observed in consumer durables sector. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:24:44 +0530 TN Govt Moves Bill to Ban New Private Law Colleges in State Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:21:34 +0530