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Centre appears to be having rethink of land acquisition ordinance

New Delhi(PTI):  The Centre appears to be having a rethink on the Land Acquisition Ordinance to accommodate the concerns of farmers, claimed members of a delegation which called on senior ministers to discuss the issue. The delegation of farmer leaders from various organisations met Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence and expressed their concerns about […]

Is Salman still fond of his ex-flame Sangeeta?

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New Delhi : Bollywood hunk Salman Khan who never feels shy in mocking over her ex-girlfriends gives another example of his witty side. Interacting with media persons at Dubai, when ‘Dabangg’ Khan was asked about his favourite cricketer Salman jibes, “Azharuddin”. But this was not the funniest part of the conversation. The real fun started after […]

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Corporate espionage case : Accused may be charged against Official Secrets Act, say Police

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New Delhi(web team): Five senior executives from top energy firms and two consultants were among seven more people arrested on Friday night in the sensational corporate espionage scandal in which classified documents including an input for upcoming Finance Minister’s budget speech were allegedly leaked. With this, the total number of arrests in the case busted […]

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AAP blames police for Burari clash

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Delhi(PTI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today slammed the Delhi police for its “barbarism” after its supporters clashed with the cops in Burari last night. The party also accused the Delhi police of not taking action in an alleged kidnapping case, leading to protest from the locals, which was followed by clash between the two. […]

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Swine flu: 743 deaths, 12000 positive cases set alarm bells ringing; states to operate 24X7 helplines

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New Delhi(web team): The number of deaths across India due to swine flu reached 743 on Friday, with 40 more people succumbing to the disease. States like Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi, Maharashtra and Telangana witnessed a rise in number of swine flu cases and the figure of those infected with H1N1 virus stands at 11955 till February […]

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RJD, Cong, CPI yet to decide on joining Nitish government in Bihar

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Patna(PTI): With Nitish Kumar all set to take oath as Chief Minister of Bihar tomorrow evening, allies RJD, Congress and CPI are yet to take a decision on joining the government. RJD which has 24 members, Congress 5, CPI 1 and an independent stood solidly behind Kumar throughout the political crisis and its MLAs joined […]

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2 AAP MLAs booked, 6 supporters held for clash with cops

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DELHI(PTI): An FIR has been registered against two AAP MLAs and their supporters, six of whom have been arrested, over a violent clash with police at Burari police station in north Delhi on February 20 which left 15 people injured. While the MLAs, Sanjeev Jha from Burari and Akhilesh Pati Tripathi from Model Town, have […]

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Jitan Ram Manjhi congratulates Nitish Kumar, says ‘no plans of joining BJP’

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PATNA(PTI): Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday refuted reports of joining the Bharatiya Janata Party and extended his best wishes to former boss and senior JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar for his swearing-in ceremony. “I extend my greetings to Nitish ji for the swearing-in ceremony. I will attend if I am invited,” […]

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Venkaiah Naidu calls all-party meet ahead of Budget Session

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New Delhi(PTI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has called an all-party meeting on February 22 for mutual consultations on the upcoming Budget Session. The government will discuss with leaders of various political parties the financial, legislative and other business to be taken up in both the Houses of the Parliament during the ensuing […]

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Government launches website ‘Madad’ to redress consular grievances

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New Delhi(PTI): Indian citizens living abroad will now be able to file consular grievances online as the government on Saturday launched a website to address such complaints promptly with a high degree of “accountability”. The portal ‘Madad’ (Help) was launched at the MEA headquarters in Delhi by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who said the […]

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