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Congress shows dream of permanent house to slum dwellers

NEW DELHI(PTI): After BJP and AAP’s promises, the Congress on Wednesday, went a step further by bringing out a draft legislation to regularise these unauthorised colonies. The Slum Dwellers Bill of the Congress party promises that if voted to power, the party will provide permanent houses with right of ownership to the slum dwellers in […]

Artwork showing women’s shoes on Muslim prayer mats is removed from exhibition

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Paris, David Chazan(AFP): An artwork depicting high-heeled shoes on Islamic prayer mats has been removed from an exhibition after a Muslim group warned of possible violence in the wake of the Paris attacks. Artwork showing women’s shoes on Muslim prayer mats is removed from exhibition after warnings of possible violence. The French-Algerian artist, Zoulikha Bouabdellah, […]

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Popular Social media Facebook blocks pages showing the Prophet Mohammed

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Ankara, Raziye Akkoc(telegraph): Just weeks after Mark Zuckerberg proclaimed “Je Suis Charlie”, Facebook blocks pages showing the Prophet Mohammed. The decision comes weeks after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg gave his support to freedom of speech proclaiming “Je Suis Charlie” Muslim protestors shout slogans during a protest against the publication by Turkish daily newspaper Cumhuriyet of […]

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Ghar Waposi: At least 150 tribal Christians converted to Hinduism by VHP in West Bengal

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Birbhum(PTI): At least 150 tribal Christians on Wednesday “pledged to follow Hinduism” at a programme organised by VHP in Rampurhat area of Birbhum district. “A programme was today organised at a village near Rampurhat. It was attended by about 1,000 people including Christians, Hindus and Muslims. During the programme, a ‘yajna’ – a ritual of […]

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Government in Jammu and Kashmir will be in place soon: Rajnath Singh

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New Delhi(PTI): BJP, which is in talks with PDP for government-formation in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday said a “democratic government” will be in place in the state soon as broad contours for having an alliance was being finalised. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, without disclosing the details about the parleys, said “we are in […]

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Lalu to march to BJP headquarter demanding money in Jan Dhan accounts

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NEW DELHI(PTI): RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said he would lead a peaceful march to state BJP headquarters here on March 15 to demand that Rs 15,000 be deposited in every bank account as promised in the “Jan Dhan” yojna. “I will lead a march from Gandhi Maidan here to BJP Headquarters on March […]

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Nothing wrong in Sena’s demand for deletion of ‘secular’ from Preamble of Constitution: Ravishankar Prasad

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Hitting back at Congress over the Republic Day advertisement row, a senior Union minister said on Wednesday that leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru and B R Ambedkar were “more intelligent” than the present day Congress leaders and did not include ‘secular’ and ‘socialist’ words in the original preamble of the Constitution. Talking to reporters […]

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CISF Assistant Sub-Inspector picks up quarrel with CPI leader Raja; later apologises

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New Delhi(PTI): A CISF Assistant Sub-Inspector on Wednesday allegedly picked up a quarrel with CPI leader D Raja and his wife over their identity cards and tickets at the airport here, prompting them to apprise authorities of the matter. The leader, who entered the airport with his wife to board a flight for Delhi, produced […]

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Finally the demand comes: Shiv Sena demands deletion of ‘secular’ and ‘socialist’ words from Constitution

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Mumbai(PTI): “We welcome the exclusion of the (secular and socialist) words from the Republic Day advertisement. Though it might have been done inadvertently, it is like honouring the feelings of the people of India. If these words were deleted by mistake this time, they should be deleted from the Constitution permanently,” Sena MP Sanjay Raut […]

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Team India keeps tab on Rohit Sharma’s injury on eve of crunch game against England

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Mumbai(PTI): Rohit’s injury has affected the batting order a bit with Ajinkya Rahane not finding time to settle at number three, the new strategy when Rohit opens with Shikhar Dhawan. Rohit-Sharma Rohit Sharma (File photo) Gearing up for a virtual semifinal against England on Friday, the Indian cricket team will keep a keen eye on […]

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