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Friday , July 12 , 2013
 
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Ruling on convicted MPs raises queries

Yesterday’s Supreme Court judgment debarring convicted lawmakers from continuing in their Houses has raised a tricky question: what happens if and when a convicted and thus disqualified legislator secures an acquittal from a higher court?...   | Read..
 

Health tips for caller tunes

The World Health Organisation wants India’s public to give up Bollywood songs as caller tunes on their mobile phones and replace them with short health messages fro...   | Read..
 

Big 2 cautious, others not so

Today’s Supreme Court ruling barring jailed politicians, even those not convicted, from contesting elections drew sharp criticism from regional parties but the nati...   | Read..
 

No prisoner allowed to vote: Tihar officer

A senior official of Tihar, Asia’s biggest jail, today said prisoners have never been allowed to vote....   | Read..
 

Nuclear plant gets key clearance

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) today granted clearance to the first of two delayed 1000MW atomic power plants in Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu, to start controlled nu...   | Read..
 
Hrithik Roshan was on Thursday discharged from a Mumbai hospital, four days after he underwent a brain surgery to remove a blood clot. ...  | Read
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SC refuses to stay tech admissions

The Supreme Court today refused to stay the ongoing admissions to government-funded engineering...   | Read..

Court stays caste rallies in heartland state

Allahabad High Court today ordered an interim stay on caste-based rallies by political parties ...   | Read..
 

Ishrat family seeks security

The family of Ishrat Jahan, who was killed in an alleged fake encounter in 2004, has sought protection from the Centre a...   | Read..

Plea to save telegram

A PIL seeking a stay on BSNL’s decision to discontinue the 160-year-old telegram service from July 15 was filed on Th...   | Read..

Bhutan polls

India has provided 1,935 electronic voting machines to Bhutan for the country’s second national elections to be held o...   | Read..

Glare on stuck deals

Bangladesh foreign minister Dipu Moni is scheduled to arrive here on July 25 and is expected to meet Salman Khurshid as ...   | Read..

No-trust boomerangs on Cong

The Congess’s deputy leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly went against his party and defected to th...   | Read..

Telangana flurry before Cong meet

Andhra Congress leaders pressing for Telangana and those opposed to it have rushed to Delhi ahead of the party’s c...   | Read..

Political wind in CM’s Mumbai sails

Mamata Banerjee’s August 1 meeting with industry in Mumbai is likely to witness a larger gathering of big names th...   | Read..