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Jaswant for Bofors judicial probe

BJP leader Jaswant Singh, attacking the Congress on the Bofors issue in the Lok Saba on Thursday, said, “Till you don’t remove this thorn, the poison will continue to spread ...

Agni-V has range of above 5,000 km

While the Agni-V is officially categorised as an LRBM, DRDO scientists said that the successful launch of a missile with a range of over 5,000 km is an ample demonstration of the capability to launch

Gen: Someone blundered, have asked why

The Army on Monday ordered an inquiry into a press release issued by its Western Command on the Annandale issue which was “derogatory” towards the Himachal Pradesh government and chief minister P.K.

Scientists write to PM on Didi’s arrest of critics

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi with AIADMK MP Thambi Durai after a meeting with Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa

Leading scientists and social activists from India and top institutions overseas have written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condemning the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government’s “high-handed

Mamata cartoons: CID writes to FB

In wake of the posting of cartoons on chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Facebook, the criminal investigation department (CID) of the West Bengal police has written to the social networking site to era

PM gets 26/11 ammo for Zardari

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari’s India visit on Sunday may be “private” but it was increasingly assuming “official” hues on Saturday for, under the broad term of “bilateral issues”, Prime Ministe

Army Chief names Lt. Gen. in bribe complaint to CBI

Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh has named former Defence Intelligence Agency chief Lt. Gen.

IB probes leak of Army Chief letter

Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh described the leak of his March 12 letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as “high treason”, while defence minister A.K. Antony called the leak “anti-national” and said he had ordered an inquiry by the Intelligence Bureau.

HQ wanted key post for Lt. Gen.

Defence minister A.K. Antony revealed on Thursday that it was the Army headquarters had recommended on March 22 —-just a week ago — that senior Army officer Lt. Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag be appointed as an Army Commander, an astounding revelation amid reports that Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh has now asked the CBI to examine certain allegations of corruption made by a Trinamul Congress MP one year ago against Lt. Gen. Suhag. The minister said he had “no idea” about any request made by the Army Chief to the CBI. The minister refused to answer whether the Army Chief is authorised to directly ask the CBI to examine any allegation.

1 killed, five critical in Nashik tank explosion

A labourer died of asphyxiation, when a carbon dioxide tank exploded in the ThyssenKrupp plant in Wadiwarhe, 22 km near Nashik on Friday morning. Five others are currently critical.

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