General Politics

Nepal Government recalls envoy

In a surprising move, Nepal’s new Maoist government asked its ambassador to India, Durgesh Man Singh, to return to Kathmandu immediately.

BJP sweeps Council bypolls

The ruling BJP in Karnataka has won all the three seats in the bypolls held for the Legislative Council from local bodies constituencies.
This is seen as a crucial victory ahead of by-elections to eight assembly seats of State assembly.

BJP candidates-- former minister Sashikant Akkappa Naik won the Belgaum seat, while Shivraj Sajjanar was declared elected from Dharwad, and S G Medappa from Kodagu.

They all defeated their nearest congress rivals. Though the main opposition Congress got the support of JD (S) but it performed miserably in all the three seats.

JD(S) withdrew its nominees to support Congress candidates.

Paswan's security may be upgraded

BJP, Sena to provide legal aid to Sadhvi

Alaska Personnel Board clears Palin in ethics probe

Alaska Personnel Board clears Palin in ethics probe  The Alaska Personnel Board report on Monday cleared the Alaska Governor and Republican vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin, of wrongdoing in an abuse-of-power investigation into the firing of the state’s public safety commissioner, Walt Monegan.

This report ran contrary to findings from a legislative inquiry that concluded in October that Palin had abused the power of her office by pressuring subordinates to fire a state trooper, her former brother-in-law Michael Wooten, involved in a feud with her family.

Murder case against MNS chief in Dhanbad court