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Policemen and AAP activists at the dharna site of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in New Delhi on Tuesday. – UNI
Telugu cinema icon Akkineni Nageswara Rao is dead
HYDERABAD, Jan 22 (IANS): Telugu cinema icon Akkineni Nageswara Rao died here early Wednesday, his family said. He was 89. ...

India lose second ODI, No 1 rankings
HAMILTON, Jan 22 (IANS): India lost their No.1 ranking they held since the 2011 World Cup triumph as they went down by 15 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis Method against New Zealand in the rain-affected second ODI at the Seddon Park here Wednesday. ...

LPG connection portability scheme launched pan-India
NEW DELHI, Jan 22 (IANS): Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily Wednesday launched an all-India cooking gas (LPG) connections portability scheme across oil marketing companies (OMCs) and distributors which will allow consumers a choice from among a cl ...

Kejriwal calls off dharna in Delhi
NEW DELHI, Jan 21 – Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s unprecedented dharna in the heart of the capital, came to an abrupt end tonight after two police officers were sent on leave under a neat compromise with the Centre over his demand for suspen ...

DGP takes stock of lower Assam situation
BONGAIGAON, Jan 21 – State Director General of Police (DGP) Khagen Sarma today held a meeting in the conference hall of the Chirang SP office at Kajalgaon with top officials of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reser ...

NE political forum asks Centre to scrap AFSPA
NEW DELHI, Jan 21 – A forum of political parties from the North East today demanded immediate scrapping of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act and an end to its ...

Rabindra Sarkar gets Sahitya Akademi Award
NEW DELHI, Jan 21 – Assamese poet Rabindra Sarkar has been conferred the Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2013 for his book of poems Dhuliyori Bharir Sans, an official statement said today, reports PTI. ...

Landmark SC verdict on death sentence
NEW DELHI, Jan 21 – In a landmark verdict that can come as a relief to many death row convicts, the Supreme Court today held that death sentence of a condemned prisoner can be commuted to life imprisonment on the ground of delay on the part of the go ...

AGP non-commital on pact with BJP
NEW DELHI, Jan 21 – AGP president and former Assam Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta was today non-commital over his party’s alliance with the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls, saying the party has not given a “thought” to the issue yet. ...

Roads ensure progress: CM
GUWAHATI, Jan 21 – Development of any area depends largely on communication network, said Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi while addressing the 74th session of the Indian National Roads Congress today. ...

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