Call Mamata for questioning in chit fund scam: Left Front

Kolkata, Jan 12 : West Bengal’s main opposition Left Front on Tuesday demanded the CBI summon Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for questioning in relation to the multi billion rupee chit fund scandal and attacked the central government for giving clean chits to those responsible for the scam. “The main culprits should be arrested. The chief […]

Delhi government opposes officers’ quota in Sanskriti School

New Delhi, Jan 12 : The Delhi government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it wanted to move a plea seeking to support the Delhi High Court’s November 6 order quashing 60 percent quota for the children of group A officers belonging to all India services in elite Sanskriti school here. Allowing the plea […]

Bypoll schedule for three UP assembly seats announced

Lucknow, Jan 12 : Bypolls to three Uttar Pradesh assembly seats would be held on February 13, the Election Commission announced on Tuesday. By-elections to the three seats – Bikapur in Faizabad, Deoband in Saharanpur and Muzaffarnagar – were necessitated by the deaths of sitting members Mitrasen Yadav, Rajendra Singh Rana, and Chitranjan Swaroop, respectively. […]

Obama to offer optimistic vision in last State of the Union

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Jan 12 : US President Barack Obama will voice optimism in a State of the Union speech today, his last before he is eclipsed by would-be successors campaigning on concerns about illegal immigration, terrorism and economic inequality. The televised speech, in Congress, will be one of Obama’s few remaining chances to […]

PM attends meeting of Somnath trust

New Delhi, Jan 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attended a meeting of the Somnath Trust, which was chaired by former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel and attended by veteran party leader L.K. Advani, an official statement said. The prime minister stressed on the need for establishing Somnath Temple as a premier religious […]