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  • texas woman set to be 500th execution in state

    Texas woman set to be 500th execution in state

    World | June 26, 2013 15:47 IST

    Huntsville (Texas), Jun 26: Texas, the busiest death penalty state in the U.S., is set to mark a solemn moment in criminal justice Wednesday with the execution of convicted killer Kimberly McCarthy.If McCarthy is put

  • uttarakhand rescue people fast sc tells centre state

    Uttarakhand: Rescue people fast, SC tells Centre, state

    India | June 25, 2013 17:03 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 25:  The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and Uttarakhand government to step up rescue operations to evacuate people caught in flash floods in the state.The Centre and state government, meanwhile, filed

  • cyclone nilam to hit state tamil nadu today

    Cyclone Nilam to hit state Tamil Nadu today

    India | October 31, 2012 8:33 IST

    Chennai, Oct 31: The city is bracing for Cyclone Nilam, which is likely to bring heavy rain and gusty winds that could reach speeds up to 65kmph. By 5pm on Tuesday, the cyclone was 500km southeast

  • earthquake rocks ne states

    Earthquake rocks NE states

    India | August 19, 2012 17:25 IST

    Shillong, Aug 19: An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked the entire north eastern region with no injury to people and damage to property.The earthquake having a magnitude of 5.0 on the Richter scale shook the

  • shinde blames states for overdrawing from power grids

    Shinde blames states for overdrawing from power grids

    India | July 31, 2012 15:23 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 31: Blaming overdrawal of power by certain states for the current crisis, Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said the government is working to bring back normalcy in about one hour.“We are trying

  • sp to chose cm after holi clamour for akhilesh

    SP To Chose CM After Holi, Clamour For Akhilesh

    India | March 07, 2012 21:23 IST

    Lucknow, Mar 7: The Samajwadi Party, which got an absolute majority in Uttar Pradesh, would chose its next chief minister after Holi, amid demands from the party's parliamentary party members that Akhilesh Yadav be handed

  • stock markets tumble after dismal congress show

    Stock Markets Tumble After Dismal Congress Show

    March 06, 2012 19:09 IST

    Mumbai, Mar 6: Markets nosedived today with BSE Sensex shedding 190 points after investors hopes of a boost to economic reforms were dashed by poor performance of Congress, which heads the UPA government at the

  • jayalalithaa says state have become glorified municipal

    Jayalalithaa Says, State Have Become Glorified Municipal Corporations

    India | October 22, 2011 19:12 IST

    New Delhi, Oct 22: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today attacked the UPA government for “reducing states to glorified municipal corporations” by turning a deaf ear to their reasonable demands and described central proposals like

  • chief minister of a state has no power to allot land sc

    Chief Minister Of A State Has No Power To Allot Land: SC

    India | August 25, 2011 21:47 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 25: The chief minister of a state cannot allot land directly to a person as it amounts to “transgression” of the law and “usurpation” of the competent authority's power vested under the

  • assam cm wants more ministers from state

    Assam CM Wants More Ministers From State

    Politics | July 09, 2011 20:30 IST

    Guwahati, Jul 9: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been urged by Assam government to induct more MPs from the state in the union cabinet during the upcoming reshuffle of his ministry.Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today

  • bengal is india s worst governed state says chidambaram

    Bengal Is India's Worst Governed State, Says Chidambaram

    India | April 25, 2011 17:03 IST

    Kolkata/Canning (WB), Apr 25: Ahead of the third phase of polls, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today said the Centre has been keeping tab on law and order in West Bengal, which he held was

  • mp energy minister should quit for stealing power says

    MP Energy Minister Should Quit For Stealing Power, Says Congress

    India | April 19, 2011 12:05 IST

    Bhopal, Apr 19 :  Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh on Monday demanded resignation of the state Energy Minister Rajendra Shukla for allegedly taking power at his farm house near Rewa

  • www inventor demands international regulation

    WWW Inventor Demands International Regulation

    World | April 01, 2011 7:55 IST

    Hyderabad, Mar 31: The international regulation of internet, which is yet to take shape, may have a multi-stakeholder system once it is formed, inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee said today.Berners-Lee, who is