• supreme court declines italian marines pleas

    Supreme Court declines Italian marines' pleas

    India | December 16, 2014 12:21 IST

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined applications by two Italian marines - accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast - one seeking to extent his stay in Italy and the other

  • un says myanmar opium production declines

    UN says Myanmar opium production declines

    World | December 08, 2014 11:12 IST

    Bangkok: Opium production in Myanmar fell for the first time in nearly a decade in 2014, the United Nations said on Monday. The drop was due to lower crop yields, though, as the total area

  • congress declines to pay much heed to janata parivar s

    Congress declines to pay much heed to Janata Parivar's revival

    Politics | November 07, 2014 21:21 IST

    New Delhi: Congress today did not attach much significance over the possibility of the “Janata Parivar” emerging again with likely merger of parties which were part of the erstwhile Janata Dal.“I am all for unity

  • supreme court declines plea on delhi university s four year

    Supreme Court declines plea on Delhi University's four-year course

    India | June 24, 2014 20:25 IST

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a petition seeking quashing of the UGC's directive to Delhi University to dump the four-year under-graduate programme and asked the petitioner to approach the high

  • as ex cm nitish kumar declines to accept personal staff

    As ex-CM, Nitish Kumar declines to accept personal staff

    India | June 04, 2014 13:49 IST

    Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today declined to accept a posse of personal staff alloted to him by the state government, a facility not available to other former Chief Ministers.  “I will accept

  • late ustad bismillah khan s son declines to propose modi s

    Late Ustad Bismillah Khan's son declines to propose Modi's nomination in Varanasi

    India | April 21, 2014 12:39 IST

    Varanasi: The son of late Ustad Bismillah Khan, Zamen Hussain Bismillah, on Sunday declined to become one of the proposers for BJP candidate Narendra Modi's nomination from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency. "We want to stay

  • sonia gandhi declines to show us court her passport

    Sonia Gandhi declines to show US court her passport

    World | April 08, 2014 9:57 IST

    New York: India's Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi has declined to provide a copy of her passport to a US court, saying that government of India had denied her permission to do so.However, in a

  • congress candidate in bengal declines to contest

    Congress candidate in Bengal declines to contest

    India | March 28, 2014 17:01 IST

    Kolkata: In an embarrassment to the Congress, Bipin Bora, the party's candidate from West Bengal's Bardhaman-Durgapur Lok Sabha constituency, Friday said he was unwilling to be in the fray "due to personal reasons".The businessman-politician said

  • supreme court declines pil on telangana

    Supreme Court declines PIL on Telangana

    India | November 18, 2013 13:33 IST

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a PIL challenging the cabinet decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh to carve out a new state of Telangana."We decline to entertain the petition. However, we clarify

  • justice ra mehta declines to assume gujarat lokayukta office

    Justice RA Mehta declines to assume Gujarat Lokayukta office

    India | August 07, 2013 11:48 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 7: In a major embarrassment for the Gujarat government, Justice (retd) RA Mehta has refused to take charge as the Lokayukta because the state government took a long time in notifying his

  • poverty declines to 21.9 pc in india

    Poverty declines to 21.9 pc in India

    India | July 23, 2013 18:46 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 23: Poverty ratio in the country has declined to 21.9 per cent in 2011-12 from 37.2 per cent in 2004-05 on account of increase in per capita consumption, Planning Commission said.According to

  • sc declines to entertain gopal kanda s bail plea

    SC declines to entertain Gopal Kanda's bail plea

    India | March 22, 2013 18:37 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 22: The Supreme Court today declined to entertain the bail plea of former Haryana Minister Gopal Goyal Kanda arrested for his alleged role in air hostess Geetika Sharma suicide case and asked

  • gurdwara declines to hold prayer service for war hero

    Gurdwara declines to hold prayer service for war hero

    India | January 21, 2013 16:50 IST

    Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 21: A gurdwara here is in the midst of a row over its refusal to hold a prayer service for a decorated former army general as he had participated in Operation Bluestar,

  • rupee declines by 25 paise against dollar in early trade

    Rupee declines by 25 paise against dollar in early trade

    October 08, 2012 10:40 IST

    Mumbai, Oct 8: The rupee depreciated by 25 paise to Rs 52.10 per dollar in early trade today, weighed down by dollar's gains overseas.Forex dealers said weakness in Asian currencies against the US dollar and

  • cong declines to disclose stand on team anna s invite

    Cong Declines To Disclose Stand On Team Anna's Invite

    India | December 05, 2011 22:49 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 5: Congress today refused to spell out its stand on Team Anna's proposal to invite leaders of all political parties to Jantar Mantar to put their views on Lokpal Bill.“We'll cross the

  • gold silver declines on profit taking

    Gold, Silver Declines On Profit-Taking

    December 05, 2011 19:52 IST

    Mumbai, Dec 5: Gold prices eased at the bullion market here today on slight profit-booking by stockists amid lower local buying on expectation of larger correction.Silver continued to ease owing to speculation on the back

  • sc declines to interfere in hc order against tv channel

    SC Declines To Interfere In HC Order Against TV Channel

    India | November 14, 2011 15:50 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 14: The Supreme Court today refused to interfere with a Mumbai High Court order under which Times Now news channel has been asked to deposit Rs 20 crore in cash and to

  • rss chief declines to comment on advani s yatra hazare

    RSS Chief Declines To Comment On Advani's Yatra, Hazare

    Politics | November 02, 2011 21:16 IST

    Rajkot, Nov 2: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, who was on a two-day visit here, today refused to answer questions on Congress leader Digvijay Singh's remarks about ‘nexus' between Anna Hazare and Sangh parivar and L

  • sc declines to interfere in pil against kapil sibal

    SC Declines To Interfere In PIL Against Kapil Sibal

    India | July 11, 2011 18:40 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 11: The Supreme Court today refrained from passing any order on a PIL filed against Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal accusing him of reducing a penalty amount favouring Anil Ambani-headed RCOM, saying persons

  • army declines to give info on corruption under rti

    Army Declines To Give Info On Corruption Under RTI

    India | December 01, 2010 16:47 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 1: The information about senior army officers facing allegations of corruption is "voluminous" and its disclosure would not serve any "public interest", the force has said.The image of nearly 1.2 million strong