Karnataka DGP Shankar Bidari 'Worse Than Hussain or Gaddafi,' Says HC

The Karnataka High Court dismissed the petition challenging the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) conclusion against the senior police officer Shankar Mahadev Bidari. The state high court annulled Bidari's appointment as the Director-General and Inspector General of Police and termed him "worse than Saddam Hussein or Muammar Gaddafi." Mar 31, 2012

Were PM, Sonia, Antony Aware of Tatra-BEML Deal?

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, President Pratibha Patil, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Defence Minister A K Antony knew about the Tatra-Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) deal that was allegedly tainted with kickbacks, said a leader from Karnataka. Mar 30, 2012

Norway Children Custody Case: NRI Kids May Come to India

The Norway children custody case has been resolved finally with the Norway's Child Welfare Service (CWS) willing to hand over the NRI kids Abhigyan and Aishwarya Bhattacharya to their paternal uncle Arunabhash Bhattacharya. Mar 30, 2012

Mining Case: CEC Recommends Probe Into Allegations Against Yeddyurappa's Kin

The Bellary mining scam case continues to haunt BS Yeddyurappa. The Central Empowered Committee (CEC) commissioned by the Supreme Court on the alleged mining scams has recommended further probe into the former chief minister's role. However, no suggestions have been filed by the CEC on the nature of investigation. Mar 30, 2012

BBC Calls Holi A 'Filthy Festival'

BBC News website posted a short video on Thursday under its "week's weird videos," showing the youth playing Holi in Utah, the US, and titled the segment as "filthy festival." Mar 30, 2012

Yeddyurappa Organizes Breakfast For BJP MLAs

As the state budget session ends on March 30, BS Yeddyurappa, who was seen playing his hands down for some time, has seemingly resumed his efforts in pushing the central leadership over his demand for the chief ministership in Karnataka. Mar 30, 2012

Army Chief Gets Support from Team Anna

Indian Army Chief General VK Singh, who is in the middle of controversy over his letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh questioning the military preparedness of the country, has got support from Team Anna, which is spearheading anti-corruption movement. Mar 30, 2012

Indians Glued to Internet; Most Indians Suffer Withdrawal Symptoms

The usage of internet and the dependency on online platforms has shown tremendous progress in India with 49 per cent complaining of experiencing net withdrawal symptoms within 3 hours of going offline. Indians on an average spent 12.9 hours on browsing, 9.7 hours on socialising and 6.1 hours on e-mails, every week. Mar 29, 2012

Letter Leak Row: Army Chief Denies Leaking Letter to PM

Indian Army Chief General VK Singh has finally broken his silence on the leakage of his letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He said that he was not responsible for the leak of the confidential letter and termed it as "high treason". Mar 29, 2012