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Sunil Chhetri among top 10 Indian footballers to be put up for ISL Player Auction

Star striker Sunil Chhetri will be among 10 top Indian footballers to be put up for bidding among eight franchises in the first ever Hero Indian Super League Player Auction to be held here on July 10. All the 10 players in the auction list had missed the inaugural season of the ISL last year […]

PM Modi for involving spiritual leaders in ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission

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New Delhi(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday directed central government departments concerned with the ‘Clean India’ mission to coordinate with states which are lagging in toilet construction, and suggested involving spiritual leaders to create awareness about the programme. He also underlined that construction of toilets in habitations on the banks of River Ganga should […]

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Court prohibits release of under-production film on Nathuram Godse

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Pune(PTI): A Pune court on Thursday prohibited release of an under-production film on Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, in response to a civil suit alleging that it may “incite people on communal lines”. Nathuram Godse shot Mahatma Gandhi dead after bowing to him at his daily prayer meeting in New Delhi on the […]

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Micro Blogging platform Twitter now lets you share blocked user lists

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NYC, Katie Morgan: Trolls and uber trolls on Twitter can now be blocked en masse, with the ability to propagate these bans among your friends Twitter now lets you export your blocked users list and share it with friends. | Image source: Twitter While Twitter is the go-to social network for millions who bank on […]

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Jitan Ram Manjhi announces tie-up with BJP for Bihar Assembly elections

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Patna(PTI): BJP on Thursday received a shot in the arm ahead of the high-stakes Bihar assembly elections, with former Chief Minister and mahadalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi announcing a tie-up with it to defeat the “unholy” alliance of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad. Making the announcement after a meeting with BJP President Amit Shah, Manjhi […]

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Judges appointment not part of judiciary’s independence: Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda

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New Delhi(PTI): Appointment of judges is not an integral part of independence of judiciary, asserts Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda, who also dismisses fears that the National Judicial Appointments Commission is tilted in favour of the executive. He also asserts that the primacy of the judiciary will always be there in the appointments, notwithstanding the […]

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Singer Mika Singh arrested for assaulting a doctor in Delhi, granted bail

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The Delhi police had registered a case against the singer on April 12, 2015 for causing hurt and wrongful restraint against the doctor at Inderpuri police station. A video of the alleged incident had become viral on some websites. Just a day after celebrating his 38th birthday, renowned Bollywood singer Mika Singh has been arrested […]

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10 Pertinent Points on Women’s Equality Raised by Zoya Akhtar in ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’

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“Dil Dhadakne Do” is written by Zoya Akhtar (also the director) and Reema Kagti, who represent the modern Indian women of today. They have Farhan Akhtar as their dialogue writer, who proves to be the voice of women’s equality with his ‘MARD’ initiatives. Then, there is Priyanka Chopra — who is vocal about women’s empowerment […]

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‘We didn’t build nukes to fire on Shab-e-Baraat’, Pervez Musharraf warns India

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ISLAMABAD(PTI): Accusing India of destabilising Pakistan, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said nuclear weapons are for the defence of the country and not for “celebratory” occasion. Musharraf, who ruled from 1999 to 2008, claimed India is carrying an aggressive attitude as a preplanned strategy with the ultimate end game of denuclearizing Pakistan. “We do […]

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Chief Minister within his rights to send Dharam Pal back to Home Ministry: CM Arvind Kejriwal writes to Centre

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New Delhi(WEB TEAM): In the escalarating turf war between Aam Aadmi Party and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written a letter to the Union Home Ministry, which has cancelled his order to transfer the Home Secretary. In his letter, Arvind Kejriwal said, “Chief Minister within his rights to send Home […]

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