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Kejriwal vs Dikshit: Aam Admi Party’s decision may cut into BJP’s votebank

NVONews.com News Service New Delhi: The decision of Aam Admi Party to take on the Congress in the coming Assembly election in Delhi and announcement of the party chief Arvind Kejriwal to contest election from the constituency of chief minister Sheila Dikshit has raised a serious question: whether such an effort would yield any desired […]

Islamabad, (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Friday said the army and the government were united and “no breakdown has taken place between the two institutions”. Pakistan politics were thrown in turmoil after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani sacked defence secretary Naeem Khalid Lodhi for “misconduct and unlawful steps he took” in the memo case. […]

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Islamabad, (IANS) At least 14 Pakistani troopers were killed Wednesday night in a bomb attack. The explosion hit their two vehicles while they were patrolling in the Balida area of Balochistan province. The victims were members of the Frontier Corps. Several others who were injured were shifted to a nearby hospital, reports Xinhua. A gunfight […]

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Iowa caucus results show near-tie. Results have indicated surprise mix of competitors neck-to-neck in the presidential race. The three candidates vying for the win are GOP presidential candidates Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, each winning seven delegates in crucial first primary. The latter two were especially surprised at their win Romney came out […]

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The Anna team seems to be in disarray. After two prominent members of team Anna left the group, a third prominent figure of the group Delhi Archbishop Vincent M. Concessao has distanced himself from the group. “As he is the leader of a community that has its members in various parties, he may not join […]

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Raipur, (IANS): The Chhattisgarh government has suspended an additional chief secretary-ranked official of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) for allegedly allowing the sale of tribal land to non-tribals, official sources said Tuesday. T. Radhakrishnan, a 1978 batch IAS officer, was suspended Monday. It is the first case of suspension of an official of this rank […]

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NEW DELHI: As promised, Montek Singh Ahluwalia has come out with an explanation on the ’32 issue’. To the question: Are those earning more than Rs 32 not poor? He basically said: It does not matter. “The allegation is being made that the Planning Commission is trying to understate poverty. This is simply not true,” […]

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NEW DELHI: What are the things you can get for 32 bucks? Let me see: you can have a single piece of shawarma, (or) you can have a half litre of coke, or maybe you would like a couple of gulab jamuns? Yeah, one of any of these things. You certainly can’t have a cup […]

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Following is the statement made by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Anna Hazare’s Jan Lokpal Bill that he made on 27th August in Lok Sabha I rise to make a statement on issues relating to Lokpal on which a vigorous debate has been going on both inside and outside the Parliament. 2.         At the outset, […]

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Hurricane Irene has killed 9 people across US east coast. More than 2 million people have been evacuated from its path Millions of homes along the eastern seaboard are expected to be without power for several days as Hurricane Irene, the worst storm to hit the Northeast since Hurricane Gloria in 1985, will rip through […]

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Though it has weakened much people are still worried about Hurricane Irene path. Meanwhile Chesapeake Bay Bridge has been closed due to strong winds and heavy rains. Hurricane Irene hit the coast of North Carolina this morning as a category 1 hurricane with maximum wind speed of 85 miles per hour. All through the night […]

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Many experts believe that Texas Governor Rick Perry is best placed to take on Obama for US president’s job GOP presidential candidate and Texan Governor Rick Perry is making sure his donors srick to him. Analysts have discovered that all his major donors enjoy hefty contracts or appointments. However, Perry’s aides are vigorously in their […]

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Kannur: The former CPI (M) member Berlin Kunnananthan Nair gets police security. The move is taken by the state government as the commemorative public meeting on late P Krishnapillai is to take place in Narath, the home place of Berlin in Kannur district. The dismissed CPM leader has been under the threat from the CPI […]

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Alappuzha: CPI (M) state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan demands the Chief Minister Oommen Chandy resign from the position in the aftermath of the court’s initial assumption in the controversial Palm Oil case. The court has meant that Oommen Chandy could be a culprit in the case. The court could have announced Chandy as a culprit. But […]

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