Sonia

Pankaj Vohra, Hindustan Times, New Delhi, February 6, 2006 Concerned over repeated failures in the past 15 years to win back its traditional support base in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress high command is toying with…

India, Israel tie up on next-gen Barak missiles

SHIV AROOR, NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 6 In an indisputable sign that Indo-Israeli defence ties have matured, the governments of both countries have signed their first-ever joint weapons development contract to design and produce the Barak-II…

Pending phone bills: HC calls for MPs

EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE, NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 1 Taking a stern view of the accumulating power and telephone arrears of former as well as present members of Parliament, the Delhi High Court today gave four weeks…

SC guidelines on custody torture

Police Violence:  CBI, Human Rights Commission to investigate complaints NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 6: The Supreme Court has called for empowering the Human Rights Commission or the CBI to investigate complaints against police personnel of custodial…

Sukhadeo Thorat new UGC chairman

New Delhi | February 07, 2006 1:15:17 AM IST Sukhadeo Thorat, an economics professor with the capital's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), was Monday appointed chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC).  Thorat, a member of…