Headley plea bargain puts India on slippery ground

Friday, March 19, 2010 16:43

Even as Pakistani-American David Headley pleaded guilty and saved himself from a severe penalty at a Chicago court, India’s concerns over getting him to the country for interrogation have been compounded, to say the least.

Smita Thackeray set to join the Congress

Smita Thackeray set to join the Congress

Saturday, November 28, 2009 17:54

Bal Thackeray’s daughter-in-law Smita Thackeray plans to join Congress; Shiv Sena says each to his own.

IBN Lokmat and IBN7 offices attacked by Shiv Sena activists

IBN Lokmat and IBN7 offices attacked by Shiv Sena activists

Friday, November 20, 2009 21:17

IBN Lokmat and IBN7 offices were attacked by Shiv Sena activists in Vikhroli, Mumbai today.

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Intl Politics

Canada issues apology for visa row

Saturday, May 29, 2010 21:34

The Canadian government has issued an apology for denying visas to people from India who served in the nation’s intelligence and security forces citing human rights violations as the reason.

War against terror: Indo-US pledge cooperation

Friday, March 19, 2010 19:50

On a day when the whole of India stayed tuned to know what was up in the Headley case as the suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba operative got ready to appear before a Chicago court to plead guilty to charges of terrorism, top US intelligence official Dennis C Blair met union India’s Home Minister P Chidambaram in New Delhi to discuss many an issue related to terror triggered off from Pak soil.

Barack Obama to meet Dalai Lama despite China's repeated 'warnings'

Barack Obama to meet Dalai Lama despite China’s repeated ‘warnings’

Sunday, February 14, 2010 18:40

China has repeated its “warning” of “serious damage” to its relations with the United States if President Barack Obama does not cancel his planned meeting with the self-exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in the White House on February 18, 2010.


One in three Indians corrupt, says the CVC

Sunday, September 26, 2010 10:00

The outgoing Central Vigilance Commissioner has said that almost one out of three Indians are totally corrupt and one in two is ‘borderline’. The Commissioner Pratyush Sinha, who retired this week, has attributed the increase in wealth in the country for this rise in corruption.

National UID numbers in a few weeks

Sunday, September 26, 2010 9:54

Nandan Nilekani , the Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), has announced that the process of UID numbers being issued for citizens will be launched in a few weeks.