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The Congress Tuesday said a new yardstick has to be evolved for fixing the size of the council of ministers in northeast states to prevent political instability.
“A new yardstick must be evolved for the northeast in order to ensure stable governments in this region,” Congress Working Committee member Oscar Fernandez told IANS.
His statement is significant […] Continue reading Congress seeks new norms on cabinet size in northeast states

Vidya Balan, who has been shooting outdoors on the streets of Delhi for “Who Killed -Jessica” from dawn till 10.30 p.m., is extremely exhausted.
“There’s no time to do anything. By the time we wrap up, all I want to do is crash out for the day,” she said.
“Sadly, I haven’t even been able to meet […] Continue reading Vidya Balan exhausted from shooting for ‘Who Killed -Jessica’

Telecommunication services were affected in northeast India Tuesday as the employees and officers’ associations of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) struck work indefinitely to oppose the proposed disinvestment in the public sector body.
“Over 2,000 employees and officers of BSNL across the seven northeastern states took part in the nationwide strike,” Joint Action Committee (JAC) of […] Continue reading BSNL employees strike hits services in northeast India

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday endorsed the central bank’s decision to hike key interest rates aimed at containing inflation without hurting growth.
“The well-balanced measures, which involve raising the repo rate, the reverse repo rate and the cash reserve ratio by 25 basis points each, reflect a mature and balanced view of the needs of our […] Continue reading Monetary policy will tamp down inflation: Mukherjee

Actress Sandra Bullock was recently photographed without her wedding ring.
Bullock, 45, had not been seen for more than a month after her husband Jesse James’ cheating scandal first broke out, reports Radar Online.
The picture, which is a first since then, was taken in Northern California during a hike on April 16. It shows Bullock wearing […] Continue reading Sandra Bullock pictured sans her wedding ring