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Monthly News November 2013

DMK to discuss LS polls in General Council meet on Dec. 15
DMK to discuss LS polls in General Counc...

DMK to discuss LS polls in General Council meet on Dec. 15

DMK is likely to firm up its Lok Sabha election strategies at an upcoming meeting of its key decision-making body under party chief M. Karunanidhi. The meeting of DMK’s general council will be held here on December 15, to be chaired by Karunanidhi, party General Secretary K. Anbazhagan said in a... read more »

Choreographer Raghuram passes away
Veteran Choreographer R. Raghuram passes...

Veteran Choreographer R. Raghuram passes away

Veteran choreographer for several Tamil and South Indian films R. Raghuram died at his residence in Chennai on Saturday afternoon. He was 64. One of the most respected choreographers in Tamil film industry, Raghuram ‘Master’ had celebrated his golden jubilee (50 years) in film industry... read more »

AFSPA extended for a year in Manipur
AFSPA extended for a year in Manipur

AFSPA extended for a year in Manipur

Barring seven Assembly constituencies within Imphal Municipal area, the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958 will be extended for another year in insurgency-hit Manipur from Sunday. The Act will be enforced in all the districts of the State except seven Assembly constituencies of... read more »

EC to keep watch on 630 critical booths through webcasting
EC to keep watch on 630 critical booths ...

EC to keep watch on 630 critical booths through webcasting

In a first, the Delhi Chief Electoral Office will keep a “live watch” on 630 critical booths through web-casting to deter people from indulging in any nuisance on the polling day. Besides, CCTV cameras will be installed and central paramilitary force personnel along with micro observers will... read more »

Finance Minister P Chidambaram takes a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Modi for giving lesson in economy

Finance Minister P Chidambaram takes a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Modi for giving lesso...

New Delhi – In another dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said the BJP prime ministerial candidate was giving his “first... read more »

Tehelka case : Will Tarun Tejpal get bail? Goa court to decide at 4:30 pm

Tehelka case : Will Mr.Tejpal get bail? Goa court to decide at 4:30 pm

Panaji – A Goa court will give its order at 4:30 pm on whether Tarun Tejpal, the founder of Tehelka who is accused of raping a younger colleague, will get anticipatory bail or not.... read more »

BCCI trying to send Test specialists early to South Africa

BCCI trying to send Test specialists early to South Africa

The BCCI is keen to send Test specialists, including seasoned fast bowler Zaheer Khan, to South Africa earlier than scheduled for acclimatisation if logistics work out in its favour. “We... read more »

'Gunday' trailer delights at DIFF

Yash Raj Films ‘Gunday’ will be released in Bengali too

New Delhi – Director Ali Abbas Zafar’s forthcoming project ‘Gunday’ will be dubbed in Bengali for the audience in West Bengal. Produced by Yash Raj Films (YRF),... read more »

Police forcefully break up demonstration in Kiev

Police forcefully break up demonstration in Kiev

Police in the Ukrainian capital broke up a large anti-government demonstration in the city centre before dawn on Saturday, swinging truncheons and injuring many. The riot police used tear gas when... read more »