Mindless Negativity and Pessimism Can Damage India's Image: PM

The Indian government is committed "to do everything possible to ensure probity, transparency and accountability in the work of public authorities" but "mindless atmosphere of negativity and pessimism" on corruption will not help, said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday. Oct 10, 2012
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In Quotes: Mahatma Gandhi's Wisdom to Make World a Better Place

India observed the 143th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi on Tuesday, with various top political dignitaries, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee visiting his samadhi at Rajghat in New Delhi to pay homage on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. Oct 2, 2012
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Pak Renames Lahore's 'Shadman Chowk' After Bhagat Singh

The Pakistan government has renamed a prominent square "Shadman Chowk" in the eastern city of Lahore after revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh to acknowledge his role in the movement against British rulers. Oct 2, 2012

Haryana: Minor Gang-Raped, MMS Circulated; Father Commits Suicide

In a heinous case of sexual assault, a minor Dalit girl was allegedly gang-raped by eight boys belonging to the upper-caste, including her boyfriend Dabra village of Haryana's Hisar district. The suspects have also allegedly circulated the MMS of the rape around the village, which forced victim's father to commit suicide. Sep 23, 2012

Bharat Bandh Costs India About ₹125 bln, Says CII

The "Bharat Bandh" called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other opposition parties against some policy decisions by the central government has not only crippled the normal lives of citizens but also cost the country a whopping ₹125 billion. Sep 20, 2012

LIVE BLOG: Bharat Bandh Cripples Normal Life; Third Front in the Future?

The "Bharat Bandh" called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other opposition parties against diesel price hike and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on Thursday has crippled the normal lives of the people across the country. SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and other leaders who were courted arrest at the Parliament Street in Delhi earlier in the day, have been released. Sep 20, 2012