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Mahabharata and Ramayana Great Knowledge Source on Politics: LK Advani

New Delhi(ndtv): After Union Minister Sushma Swaraj favoured declaring the Bhagavad Gita as “national scripture”, veteran BJP leader L K Advani today urged people to read Mahabharata and Ramayana saying the epics are a great source of knowledge on politics and morality. Mahabharata and Ramayana Great Knowledge Source on Politics: LK Advani Image courtesy: guruprasad.net […]

How Narendra Modi’s ‘development agenda’ may be derailed by his party’s cacophony

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New Delhi,Pratik Mukane(dna): In the last six months of being in power, the Narendra Modi government has raised the hopes of people with several promises of good governance. The Prime Minister has been seemingly successful in galvanising international relations as well as the Indian diaspora with his stated ambition to set India on a path […]

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Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh asks Naxals to shun violence and join Congress

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Raipur: Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday asked Naxals to leave the path of violence and join his party. “Naxalites should come in the mainstream like Maoists in Nepal, who left the path of violence and came into the mainstream of participatory politics. Naxalites should also do that. If they feel Congress is the […]

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Shabana Azmi wishes ‘guru’ Shyam Benegal on 80th birthday

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Mumbai: Calling Shyam Benegal her ‘reluctant guru’, veteran actress Shabana Azmi has wished the National-award winning filmmaker on his 80th birthday. Azmi said the ‘Ankur’ director has influenced her career choices in a big way. “Happy birthday to my guru mentor Shyam Benegal. Thank you for being you-warm generous friend and trailblazer of parallel cinema […]

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USA: India-Russia deals won’t affect Obama’s R-day plan

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WASHINGTON,Chidanand Rajghatta,TNN: The Obama administration said Friday that there is no change in the US president’s plans to visit India on January 25/26 for India’s Republic Day, even as it urged New Delhi not to do business with Russia because of its intervention in Ukraine. “No. India remains an important partner. Obviously, our economic relationship […]

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President and VPs should be political persons: Pranab Mukherjee

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NEW DELHI: The offices of President and Vice-President should not be held by people other than politicians, feels incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee. He also feels the role of presiding officers in legislative chambers should be similarly viewed as persons “otherwise eminent and competent” may not have the required political judgement to balance a delicate situation. […]

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Gender sensitisation programme for taxi drivers

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NEW DELHI: In the aftermath of the Uber rape case, all taxi drivers in the national capital will have to go through gender sensitisation programme to get fitness certificate for their vehicles. The state government is taking the step to sensitise the drivers about ensuring safety of women passengers. A senior official of transport department […]

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Babri Masjid Controversy: Azama Khan is a Hindu, he can go through DNA test

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MEERUT(TNN): VHP leader Champat Rai has said that Azama Khan is a Hindu, he can go through DNA test.He can not provide proof as his forefathers from Arab.It is possible to identify the gene above thousands years.

Babri Masjid Controversy: Azama Khan is a Hindu, he can go through DNA test

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BJP candidate thrashes voter inside polling station in Jammu and Kashmir

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Jammu(PTI): BJP candidate from Shopian constituency Javed Ahmad Qadri today allegedly thrashed a voter inside a polling station, claiming that the latter had entered the booth without a voter slip. Qadri thrashed an unidentified man in presence of the polling staff inside the polling station at Moochwad in south Kashmir Shopian district where polling is […]

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Ten persons burnt alive, 12 injured as gas tanker explodes on Delhi-Jaipur highway

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Jaipur(PTI): Ten persons were burnt alive and 12 others injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the highway near Beelpur village, 35 kms from Jaipur on Saturday night. Ten persons burnt alive, 12 injured as gas tanker explodes on Delhi-Jaipur highway Seven vehicles going through the highway at the time also caught […]

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