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Saradha case: West Bengal minister Madan Mitra arrested by CBI

Kolkata(PTI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested West Bengal’s transport minister Madan Mitra for his alleged links with the now defunct Saradha Group, which until early last year ran Ponzi schemes in eastern India. Saradha case: West Bengal minister Madan Mitra arrested by CBI Mitra, a leader of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) […]

Make for India better approach than Make in India: Raghuram Rajan

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New Delhi(PTI): Providing the strongest critique to the government’s Make in India strategy, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said India rather needs to make for India, adding that either an incentive-driven, export-led growth or import-substitution strategy may not work for the country in the current global economic scenario. Make for […]

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Salman Khan tops the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for 2014

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New Delhi: The 2014 Forbes India Celebrity 100 in its third year has found a new leader. For the first time in its three-year run, Shah Rukh Khan has been unseated from the top slot by friend and peer Salman Khan. Reason: The star didn’t have a film release (barring a cameo) in the period […]

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Rs 5 Lakh for a Christmas conversion: RSS outfit seeks donations for renewed ‘ghar vapsi’ drive

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New Delhi(First Post): Undettered by the backlash it is facing in Parliament, the Dharam Jagran Samiti, an offshoot of the RSS, is marching ahead to meet its target of ‘converting’ one lakh Muslims and one lakh Christians in a year. Image: PTI To achieve this, the organisation is seeking massive funding from their well-wishers as the […]

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David Warner frustrates India as Australia push lead

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Australia(Reuters): Opening batsman David Warner added a half-century to his first innings ton as Australia pushed their lead to 212 runs at tea on day four of the first test after bowling India out for 444 in the morning on Friday. Chris Rogers fell for 21 when his ill-struck sweep was caught at midwicket off […]

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New Google technology lets museums display exhibits to mobile users

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Mountain View(ANI): Google has set up a platform for museums to help them showcase their exhibits to smartphone users. New Google technology lets museums display exhibits to mobile users According to TC World, through partnerships between museums worldwide and the Google Cultural Institute, there are now 11 museums and cultural institutions that have participated in […]

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PM Narendra Modi wishes Super Star Rajinikanth on 64th birthday

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended wishes to the legendary Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on the latter’s 64th birthday. “On his birthday, I extend greetings to the legendary Rajinikanth ji. May he remain in the best of health and have a long life,” tweeted Prime Minister Modi. Tamil superstar’s fans, who worship him like god, […]

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After 14 years, new hopes for release of Iron Lady Irom Sharmila

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New Delhi(PTI): With the central government deciding to decriminalise attempt to suicide, there is fresh hope for the release of civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila who has been on a fast-unto death for 14 years. After 14 years, new hopes for release of Iron Lady Irom Sharmila “We are very happy to know that […]

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NCP accuses central government of being involved in religious conversions in Uttar Pradesh

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Mumbai(PTI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar on Friday said that the central government is involved in the religious conversions in Agra, where 200 people were reportedly converted to Hinduism in a ceremony by groups linked to the BJP’s ideological mentor RSS. “The central government is involved in the process of religion conversions. The […]

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BJP lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj apologises parliament and take back his words on Nathuram Godse

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New Delhi(PTI): Opposition parties on Friday created an uproar in the Lok Sabha over Nathuram Godse comment by BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, even the BJP lawmaker tenderd his apology for the contoversial comment he made. BJP lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj apologises parliament and take back his words on Nathuram Godse Tendering his apology, Sakshi Maharaj said, […]

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