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DMK withdraws from UPA, pulls out ministers

The DMK today withdrew its support to the UPA and pulled out its five central ministers over the issue of alleged human rights violations of Tamils in Sri Lanka but the Congress-led government said there was no threat to its stability.

No threat to govt’s stability: FM after DMK’s move

Even as DMK chief M. Karunanidhi announced his decision to withdraw support to it on the Lankan Tamils issue, the government today put up a brave face, insisting that there was no threat to its stability.

Lankan Tamils issue: DMK threatens to walk out of UPA

Hardening its stand, key UPA ally DMK today slammed the Centre for its “lukewarm” response on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue and threatened to walk out of the ruling alliance if it failed to move amendments to the US- sponsored resolution at the UNHRC.

BJP accuses UPA of being arrogant on spl Parl session


Hyderabad: In wake of the Delhi gang-rape case, the BJP today accused UPA government at the Centre of being “arrogant” while in power by refusing its demand for a special Parliament session on th

Afzal Guru hanged


New Delhi: Mohammed Afzal Guru has been executed around 7:30 am this morning at Tihar jail on the outskirts of Delhi.
Earlier, the mercy plea of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was rejected by P

Telangana MPs to quit but ministers stay on


Hyderabad: Protesting against the Centre's indecisiveness on the Telangana issue, seven Congress MPs from the region decided in principle on Monday to resign from the Lok Sabha.
Before sending their

Rahul may bring in his team soon


New Delhi: With his elevation in the party as vice-president, Rahul Gandhi is now expected to bring in his own team, but indications are there that unlike the popular perception, chan­ces are there t

Sonia Gandhi woos youth, women and middle class

A day after Rahul Gandhi's anointment as party's vice president, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on  targeted youth, women and middle class in the party's quest for widening its base ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

Cong puts plans for UPA-3 in play

Jaipur: The Congress is ready for UPA 3 if one goes by the spirit of discussions at its chintan shivir. The developments in the BJP on its leadership issue is making the Congress optimistic that it c

Handling inflation UPA’s shortcoming: PM

Admitting that handling inflation is a shortcoming of the UPA government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today asserted that there was need to take “solid steps” to ease the situation on price rise especially this year.

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