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The political storm triggered by Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor’s alleged meddling in the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise business is likely to dominate parliament proceedings that resume Thursday, opposition party leaders said.
Already up in arms over the price rise and internal security in the wake of the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh […] Continue reading Tharoor row: Opposition gets ammo against UPA

India’s apex consumer court has ordered Royal Jordanian Airlines to pay Rs.500,000 as damages to a Punjab resident for refusing to fly him to Greece in time despite a confirmed air ticket, resulting in loss of his job and property there.
The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has endorsed the Rs.500,000 fine imposed upon the airlines […] Continue reading Jordanian airlines fined Rs.500,000 for deficient service

Throwing a challenge to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday accused her of neglecting the welfare of the poor she claimed to represent.
The son of Congress president Sonia Gandhi also asserted that he was confident of bringing the country’s oldest political party to power in the state.
Visibly impressed by the […] Continue reading Rahul challenges Mayawati in her Dalit bastion

ZTE India, a subsidiary of Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE, plans to sell two million mobile handsets in India by March 2011.
“We target to sell a minimum of two million handsets in 2010-11 under our own branding,” ZTE India Chairman and Managing Director D.K. Ghosh told IANS.
“We have already launched the handsets under the ZTE […] Continue reading ZTE plans to sell 2 million mobiles in India

It was a holiday on account of Ambedkar birth anniversary Wednesday, but students of the Gyan Bharti School here were eager to attend school. Their reason – “Not every day Shahid Kapoor comes to school”.
The young Bollywood heartthrob came visiting the Gyan Bharti, the school he attended when he was living in the capital. Students […] Continue reading When Shahid Kapoor went back to schoo