Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bribery case: Former BJP president Bangaru Laxman gets four years in jail – India


28 apr 2012 Bribery case: Former BJP president Bangaru Laxman gets four years in jail     New Delhi:  Eleven years after he was filmed accepting a bribe in a fictitious arms deal,  Bangaru Laxman was today sentenced to four … Continue reading

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No change in visa policy on Narendra Modi: US – India


27 apr 2012 No change in visa policy on Narendra Modi: US   Washington:  Time magazine may have featured Narendra Modi on the cover of its Asia edition, and included him in an online poll to pick the world’s most … Continue reading

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28-year-old Indian found dead in Dallas apartment – India


24  apr 2012 28-year-old Indian found dead in Dallas apartment   New York:  A 28-year old Indian, identified as a native of Visakhapatnam, was found dead in his apartment in Dallas by police authorities, according to information with an Indian-American … Continue reading

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Mamata Banerjee plans to launch TV channel and newspaper – India


21 apr 2012 Mamata Banerjee plans to launch TV channel and newspaper   Kolkata:  In the midst of intense criticism and negative publicity over several recent decisions, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has decided to fight back with plans … Continue reading

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Kolkata scientist Partho Sarathi Ray gets bail – India


17  apr 2012 Kolkata scientist Partho Sarathi Ray gets bail   Kolkata:  Moleculor biologist Partha Sarathi Ray, who has been in jail since April 8 got bail this evening. He was arrested for his alleged role in protests against recent … Continue reading

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Delhi civic polls: Vote for clean candidate and not on party line, appeal residents – India


15  apr 2012 Delhi civic polls: Vote for clean candidate and not on party line, appeal residents   New Delhi:  Resident Welfare Association’s (RWAs) of Delhi have made an appeal to its citizens to come out and vote for clean … Continue reading

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Money laundering case filed against Tatra – India


13 apr  2012 Money laundering case filed against Tatra   New Delhi:  The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a money laundering case against Tatra. The ED is investigating if Tatra sold its trucks to the Army at ‘overpriced’ prices. The … Continue reading

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Muslim cleric Bukhari demands more Muslim say in UP governance – India


12 apr 2012 Lucknow: An upset Imam Bukhari of the Delhi Jama Masjid met Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday to voice his disappointment over the party denying his brother a Rajya Sabha … Continue reading

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Mumbai terror – Ajmal Kasab’s upkeep cost Maharashtra Govt over Rs. 25 crores – India


11 apr 2012 Ajmal Kasab’s security, food and medical bills cost Maharashtra Govt over Rs. 25 crores   Mumbai:  The Maharashtra Government has spent over Rs. 25 crores to keep 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab alive since he was captured in … Continue reading

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Top China politician ousted, wife suspected of Briton’s murder – India


10 apr 2012 Top China politician ousted, wife suspected of Briton’s murder Reuters Beijing:  China’s Communist Party suspended former high-flying politician Bo Xilai from its top ranks and named his wife, Gu Kailai, a suspect in the murder of a … Continue reading

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