World | Reuters | Saturday December 6, 2014
This week's California storms dumped up to three inches (7.6 cm)of rain on the parched state and more wet weather is on the way, but it is too soon to know whether there will be enough precipitation this winter to remedy three years of drought, forec...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 12, 2014
More than 1.5 lakh people have been evacuated from vulnerable areas of five coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh which are expected to be hit by a rainfall of up to 45 cm in the next two days under the impact of very severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' tha...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday September 5, 2014
In a bid to push private firms into appointing locals in jobs, Karnataka government on Thursday said that it will table a report, on locals appointed in companies set up under previous industrial policy, within the next 10 days. It also said that act...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The Madras High Court bench on Thursday closed a Public Interest Litigation seeking to remove about 500 flexboards put up across this city to welcome Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, which eulogised her for getting the height of the Mullaperiy...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Under attack from all quarters over gang rape and killing of two teenage girls in Badaun district, UP CM Akhilesh Yadav today directed authorities to launch a helpline in every district of the state to deal with women harassment complaints.
Monday February 24, 2014
Yokohoma set up its first and all-new tyre manufacturing plant at HSIIDC, Bahadurgarh. The facility was inaugurated by Haryana CM, Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 19, 2014
Protests over the creation of Telangana have scripted unprecedented scenes in Parliament in the last session before the national election, due by May.
World | Reuters | Wednesday February 5, 2014
An unusually heavy winter storm slammed into the nation's mid-section on Tuesday, heading east and threatening roughly two-thirds of the country with what forecasters said could be up to a foot (30 cm) of snow.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 28, 2013
Andhra Pradesh appears to be heading for political crisis over Congress's decision to bifurcate the state with Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday making it clear that he is ready to give up his post to keep the state united while state Congre...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 17, 2013
Facing allegations of unresponsive and lax official machinery, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today made his top bureaucrats take direct questions from the media.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Akhilesh Yadav, who led the Samajwadi Party to a decisive victory last year in the Uttar Pradesh elections, completes one year as Chief Minister today. He is UP's 33rd CM, and the youngest ever.
Friday August 24, 2012
Maruti Suzuki India will set up a skill development centre in Gujarat, where it is investing Rs 4,000 crore to set up a manufacturing facility. The plan was conveyed to CM Narendra Modi by the Chairman of the company's Japanese parent Suzuki Motor, O...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Anant Zanane, Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Friday July 27, 2012
Akhilesh Yadav, the 39-year-old chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, had set himself a six-month performance deadline; half way there, his wife Dimple became an MP and scored her husband an 8 on 10 for governance. But five months into ruling India's most...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 25, 2012
Wondering how encroachments were allowed in Thiruvannamalai Hill, home to a famous Lord Shiva temple, Madras High Court today directed the government to remove all such unauthorised constructions. Passing orders on a petition by CM Sivababu, Distric...
India | Anant Zanane | Saturday March 31, 2012
For the first time in 5 years, the doors of the UP chief minister's residence, 5 Kalidas Marg in Lucknow, will be thrown open to the people of Uttar Pradesh. This is a radical departure from the 5 years of no interaction of the chief minister with th...
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 24, 2012
Cricketer Suresh Raina on Saturday paid a courtesy visit to Uttar Pradesh's new Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav who expressed his views on improving the sports infrastructure in the state's rural areas.
Assembly | NDTV Correspondent with IANS inputs | Sunday March 11, 2012
Amid hectic activity in the Samajwadi Party (SP) camp for the swearing in of the new chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav, and government formation, outgoing Chief Minister Mayawati has called a meeting of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) national executive o...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 10, 2012
Adding to the violent incidents which have been reported throughout the state after Samajwadi Party won the elections, a police constable was allegedly run over by a car that belonged to an SP MLA in Moradabad yesterday.
Assembly | Anant Zanane | Saturday March 10, 2012
Akhilesh Yadav, 38, will be the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He will also be the youngest ever to hold that position. Mr Yadav's name was proposed by senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan at a legislative party meeting today. Soon after bei...
Commonwealth Games | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2010
Delhiites can breathe easy as Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has ruled out any new taxes to make up for expenses incurred on the Commonwealth Games which are estimated to have cost the nation a whopping Rs 70,000 crore.