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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat wants merge Pakistan with India

KOLKATA(PTI): Strongly defending the current controversial campaign of the Sangh Parivar, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat dared the opposition to support a law banning religious conversions. RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat wants merge Pakistan with India He also asked the other minorities not to convert Hindus if they also do not want to come back to Hinduism. […]

Railways to attract private funding to upgrade its properties, says Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

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New Delhi(PTI): Railway Ministry Suresh Prabhu said Saturday that private fundings would be attracted to reduce dependency on public finances. “There is no proposal to privatise railways. But there is a proposal to optimise the utilisation of all value assets in a way to supplement the public investment in railways,” Prabhu said on board a […]

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VHP’s Praveen Togadia demands stipend for priests instead of Imams in West Bengal

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Kolkata(PTI): The Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) international working president Praveen Togadia has condemned West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s move of providing a monthly stipend of Rs 2,500 to the state’s Imams or the clergy. Togadia has instead, demanded that the stipend be given to priests and unemployed Hindus. “Banerjee talks about reservation of Muslims. […]

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Government takes disciplinary, administrative action against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade

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New Delhi(PTI): A disciplinary as well as an administrative action of “compulsory wait” has been taken against diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who had hit the headlines last year after she was arrested in the US in a visa fraud case, even as the foreign service officer remained defiant that she has not done anything wrong. It […]

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Atletico de Kolkata beat Kerala Blasters to win inaugural Indian Super League title

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Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata were crowned the winners of the inaugural Indian Super League on Saturday after beating Kerala Blasters 1-0 in a final featuring two teams owned by former India cricket captains. Kerala, co-owned by cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, dominated the match but Mohammad Rafique came off the bench to head home the stoppage-time […]

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North Korea offers US joint investigation of Sony cyberattack

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North Korea has proposed a joint investigation with the United States into the hack attack against Sony Pictures, according to the state news agency, KCNA. The offer comes as the FBI formally accused Pyongyang of the attack on Friday and US President Barack Obama promised to “respond proportionally” to the online breach. READ MORE: FBI […]

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Palestine is occupied state, not disputed territory’

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Brussels(RT): The symbolic recognition of the Palestinian state by Europeans demonstrates that the international community cannot accept Israeli aggression and occupation of Palestinian lands anymore, Palestinian ambassador to UK Manuel Hassassian told RT. RT: The draft resolution has been submitted to the UN Security Council demanding Israel withdraw from Palestinian lands. What chances, do you […]

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Samsung to shut ChatOn across countries in first quarter of 2015

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Samsung is closing its ChatOn application in all its markets in the first quarter of the next year as a survey found that users spent only six seconds on the app per month. The app would be shut down in most of the countries by February 1. However, it would stay a little longer in […]

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Gary Ballance named in England squad for 2015 World Cup

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Ballance will also be part of England’s team for the triangular series against Australia and India prior to the World Cup. England named Gary Ballance in their 15-man squad for next year’s Tri-Series against Australia and India and the World Cup, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Saturday. Eoin Morgan will captain […]

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Defamation case: Court imposes Rs 10,000 cost on Nitin Gadkari

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New Delhi(PTI): A Delhi court on Saturday imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for his failure to comply with its order in a criminal defamation case filed by him against former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Gomati Manocha observed that Gadkari had not complied with the court’s […]

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