Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said she was "pained" at societys failure to counter violence against women and called for it to be proactive in providing a safe and secure environment for women and girls.
The Bharatiya Janta Party on Tuesday accused the Congress of using the CBI for framing its Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan and former state home minister Gulab Chand Kataria in Soharabuddin Sheikh killing case.
The city-based Nagrik Upbhokta Margdarshak Manch, a local consumer organisation sent a legal notice to Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday, terming his statement against the Supreme Courts "caged parrot" comment about the CBI, as "co.
A West Bengal government owned cinema hall in Kolkata has reportedly refused to screen a movie on the chit fund scam. State-owned Nandan cinema hall says it will not screen the movie Kagojer Nouka (which means Paper boat).
Rejecting Chief Minister J Jayalalithaas charge that his party was behind the violence in various parts of the state, Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S Ramadoss on Tuesday alleged that pro-Dalit Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi was behind the incide.
The Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA) has offered the Uttar Pradesh government financial assistance for the Metro rail project and a host of other projects, including the Agra-Lucknow expressway, officials said Tuesday. JICA sought details .
With the crucial Food Security Bill and Land Acquisition Bill still pending, sources say the government is mulling a Special Session of Parliament to get the bills passed. Reports also say the government is looking at the option of introducing an ordin.