Archive for April, 2010

Khushboo pre-marital sex statement: SC dismisses all cases

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 19:27

The Supreme Court has dismissed all cases against Tamil actress and activist Khushboo, who spoke in support of the right of women to have pre-marital sex.

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Leadership failure caused Dantewada massacre: Rammohan panel

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 11:16

The EN Rammohan Committee, set up to ascertain the causes of the recent Naxalite massacre that left 76 security personnel dead in Dantewada on April 6, has blamed ‘leadership failure’  for the heavy casualties in the attack.

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Aadhar cards: UID project’s ID cards get a new name

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 10:18

The Unique Identification Number (UID) to be assigned to Indian citizens has received a new brand name – Aadhar, along with a new logo.

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Swami Nithyananda practiced Tantric sex with followers, say reports

Saturday, April 24, 2010 10:48

Swami Nithyananda’s devotees had signed ‘sex contract’

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INS Shivalik, India’s first indigenous stealth warship, to be commissioned on April 29

Friday, April 23, 2010 17:57

India’s first indigenous stealth warship, INS Shivalik, will be commissioned on April 29. The Indian Navy is expected to add strength with the INS Shivalik, an advanced vessel in terms of design, construction and weaponry, arriving in its ranks.

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32.7 % Indians poor according to Suresh Tendulkar committee method

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 7:29

The new method of estimating poverty put forward by the Tendulkar Committee and adopted by the Planning Commission, puts the number of poor in India at 32.7 percent of the population.

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Down and out Shashi Tharoor argues his conscience is clear

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 20:27

Former Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Tharoor has said his conscience was clear and that he had not done anything that was illegal or improper.

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Shashi Tharoor vs Lalit Modi rift grows; IPL governing council to meet

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 16:54

Shashi Tharoor vs Lalit Modi gets serious as BCCI decides to call IPL governing council meet

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Mountaineering in Kashmir: Govt opens up 100 Himalayan peaks

Saturday, April 10, 2010 14:13

Foreign climbers can now scale Himalayan peaks

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Photo: Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram; photo courtesy Copyright World Economic Forum (www.weforum.org)/Photo by Norbert Schiller

Chidambaram offers to quit but PM rejects resignation, BJP wants his to stay on

Saturday, April 10, 2010 10:16

Home Minister offers to quit after Dantewada massacre of CRPF jawans; BJP wants him to stay on and fight

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