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Hindu boy with Muslim name arrested in connection with Bengaluru blast

Hyderabad, December 30: A Hindu teen-aged boy was detained in connection with the low intensity bomb blast which struck the Silicon Valley of India on Sunday.The Bengaluru police arrested him for sending out tweets claiming responsible for the blast and also threatening more bomb blasts in Bengaluru. The arrested boy, named Alok Kumar is a […]

Amit Shah’s acquittal in Sohrabuddin Sheikh case is ‘real fake encounter’, alleges CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury

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NEW DELHI(ANI): Senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday termed the acquittal of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case as a ‘real fake encounter’. The Rajya Sabha member said, “This sought of discharging is what I would call a real fake encounter where […]

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Jain temple robbery: Ten idols among stolen valuables

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Gurgaon(PTI): Ten idols and other valuables were allegedly stolen by unidentified men from a Jain temple at Sikhorpur village in Gurgaon, police said on Tuesday. The wall of Sidhant Tirth Kshetra, a cluster of temples, at Sikhorpur village was broken by unidentified men today morning who then fled away with 10 Jain idols including one […]

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Country trapped in culture of No Action, Message Only (NAMO), says Congress leader Jairam Ramesh

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New Delhi(PTI/ANI): Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the country has been “trapped” in a culture of ‘NAMO’ or ‘No Action, Message Only’, ever since the BJP came to power at the Centre. He was reacting in a jocular vein to Modi’s usage of abbreviations like […]

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Hindu Yuva Vahini attacks theatre showing ‘PK’ in Bareilly

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Bareilly(PTI): Activists of a right-wing organisation on Tuesday staged a protest against the screening of Aamir Khan-starrer ‘PK’ at a theatre here and burnt the effigy of the Bollywood actor. The activists of Hindu Yuva Vahini entered the premises of ‘Prasad Talkies’ this afternoon, tore posters of the film, forced the theatre officials to cancel […]

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AAP slams CBI for its handling of fake encounter case

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New Delhi(PTI): Slamming the CBI after a special CBI court discharged BJP president Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin and Tulsi Prajapati fake encounter case, the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday said there were “glaring discrepancies” in what is in the chargesheet and way the case was argued before the court. The party said the way […]

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12 ministers to be inducted in Devendra Fadnavis ministry

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Mumbai(PTI): The two-month old Devendra Fadnavis-led ministry in Maharashtra will be expanded soon, with the induction of 12 more ministers. Of the 12, six will be from BJP, two from Shiv Sena and four from other allies, Cooperatives Minister Chandrakant Patil told reporters in Sangli on Tuesday. However, the minister did not disclose the date […]

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Finally clean chit comes to BJP chief Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case

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New Delhi: In a major relief to BJP President Amit Shah, a special CBI court on Tuesday discharged him in the case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing in 2005. “I am of the opinion that the inference drawn by CBI is not accepted in totality and he (Shah) cannot be charged as an accused,” […]

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Ahead of Modi’s meet with bank chiefs, RBI highlights rot within the system

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Mumbai,Dinesh Unnikrishnan(FP): The central theme of the financial stability report released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday is the fair warning it offered to the government regarding the status of weak balance sheets of public banks, which could further worsen if economic recovery gets delayed further. The warning, which has come just […]

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India was a Buddhist country, not Hindu: Maharashtra OBCs plan ‘ghar wapsi’ from Hinduism

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Mumbai,Vishwas Waghmode(Firstpost): Even as saffron outfits are spearheading ‘ghar wapsi’ programs across India with the intention to bring Christians and Muslims into the fold of Hinduism, several groups of Hindus in Maharashtra are mulling converting to Buddhism. In fact, several Hindus in the state have registered for the process of conversion. According to Satyashodhak OBC […]

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