US assures dual technology access to India

New Delhi: The US on Wednesday promised to initiate measures to provide access to dual use technology to India which has been contending that American norms were leading to denial of export of such sophisticated items. This assurance was given by US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta to Defence Minister AK Antony during hour-long discussions in […]

Anna, Ramdev fast against corruption

========================================================== [poll id=”22″] New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and social activist Anna Hazare will Sunday sit in the capital on a day-long fast against corruption and black money stashed away by Indians abroad. Meanwhile, Ramdev and Hazare have reached Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. Both will offer prayers to the father of the […]

New Telecom Policy: Free roaming, portability

  New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a new telecom policy that seeks to do away with roaming charges across the country and simplifies the licencing policy, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday. “Affordability of the consumers is the core of our policy,” Sibal told reporters after a cabinet meeting presided over by […]

People of India disappointed with BJP: Advani

New Delhi: Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Thursday made an indirect attack on party president Nitin Gadkari for taking faulty decisions, which have further dented the right-wing party’s public image. Expressing concerns over his party’s declining credibility, the BJP stalwart wrote in his popular blog that the saffron leadership has failed to sense the […]

Come clean on corruption allegations: Anna to PM

New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should be ready for any kind of probe by a third party to the corruption allegations labelled against him by Team Anna. “I always saw the PM as a non-corrupt personality. If there are corruption allegations labelled against him, he should […]