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BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain says, Muslims should demand ban on sale of beef to promote communal harmony:

New Delhi(PTI): Kicking up another controversy, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday asked Muslims to demand ban on sale of beef in their states to “promote communal harmony”. “Decisions are taken by the government based on public sentiments. Each government wants that public sentiments should not be hurt. The Maharashtra government too has banned the […]

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy: All those residing in this country are Hindus

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New Delhi(IE): BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that everybody living in India is a Hindu and that all other religion in the country should work in accordance with Hinduism to avoid “religion-based trouble.” “You should understand that whoever lives in this country is Hindu, or his forefathers were Hindus. All those residing in this country […]

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PM Modi hits out at Congress, says Suit Boot is definitely better than Suitcase

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New Delhi(web team): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on Congress party saying it has suddenly remembered the poor. Referring to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s recent jibe, in an interview to news agency ANI, Modi said, “Suit-boot is definitely more acceptable than suitcase. After ruling for 60 years, the Congress […]

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Proud Basques Athletic Bilbao eyeing Cup upset against Barca

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Athletic Bilbao have proudly resisted pressure to abandon their policy of only recruiting players of Basque origin, making it all the more impressive that they are the club standing between Barcelona and a record-extending 27th King’s Cup. Treble-chasing Barca host Bilbao, who are second on the all-time winners list with 23 Cups, in the final […]

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Maggi controversy: Brand ambassador Madhuri Dixit lands in a legal soup

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Mumbai: Maggi recently came under the scanner after samples collected by Uttar Pradesh Food Safety and Drug Administration were reported to be containing Mono Sodium Glutamate (MSG) and lead more than the permissible limits Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit seems to have landed in a soup for endorsing Maggi with the Haridwar Food and Drug Administration […]

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Union Cabinet recommends re-promulgation of Land Ordinance for third time

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New Delhi(PTI): The Union Cabinet on Saturday recommended re-promulgation of the controversial Land Acquisition Ordinance. The land ordinance will be issued for the third time. The Ordinance was promulgated for the first time in December last year to amend the 2013 Act. Despite being passed in Lok Sabha, the government did not take it to Rajya […]

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Repromulgation of Land Bill an ‘affront to Parliament: Congress

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New Delhi(PTI): The Congress Party on Saturday slammed the Centre for the repromulgation of the Land Bill, terming the move an ‘affront’ to the Parliament’ and ‘travesty of justice’ for the farmers. “The repromulgation of the Land Ordinance by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government for a third time is a cruel breach of faith […]

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‘Achhe din’ for builders of luxury towers in Mumbai

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Mumbai(TNN): MUMBAI: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has ushered in ‘achhe din’ for several developers building luxury residential towers, mainly in areas where property prices are the highest in the country. Industry sources said Palais Royale, touted as India’s tallest residential building at Worli, may also benefit from this notification. Construction stopped a few years ago […]

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US looking to complement India’s ‘Act East’ policy: Defence Secretary Ashton Carter

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New Delhi(PTI): Ahead of his India visit next week, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter on Saturday said America is looking for new ways to complement India’s ‘Act East’ policy and find meaningful areas of cooperation in the Asia Pacific. “The 2015 US-India Defence Framework I will sign next week will open up this relationship on […]

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Maharashtra government to revive shut private power plants

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Mumbai(web team): The Maharashtra government is planning to get 1,500 MW of stranded power capacity back on track by reviving private projects which were shut down due to lack of power purchase agreements (PPAs). The non-inking of PPAs left these projects with no buyers for their electricity, and this is what had forced them to […]

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