UPA II Celebrates 3rd Anniversary; Marred by Unhealthy Relationship

The United Progressive Alliance-II (UPA II) has completed three years in office and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is hosting a dinner party on Tuesday to celebrate the occasion. But the major allies of the Congress are not in the mood to celebrate. Mamata Banerjee and Karunanidhi will skip the 3rd anniversary celebration May 22, 2012

Pranab Mukherjee's Crackdown on Black Money; Tables White Paper in Parliament

Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the much-anticipated "white paper on black money" at a Parliament session on Monday. Mukherjee's proposed move reflected an earlier promise made during his budget speech in the Lok Sabha where he said, I will try to give all the relevant and possible information". May 21, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: Jayalalithaa, Patnaik Campaign For PA Sangma

It looks like former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma's presidential race is slowly picking up the pace with AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik going all out to garner support from non-Congress political parties. May 21, 2012

Solar Eclipse 2012: Northeast States to Witness 'Ring of Fire'

The eclipse will begin at 2.26 am and will end at 8.19 am (IST). Only the northeastern states will witness the first solar eclipse, that too when the eclipse ends between 4.45 and 4.55 am. It will not be visible in any other parts of the country May 20, 2012