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Why we all should be concerned about the London school fasting bans

London(5Pillars): Political blogger Imran Shah says that Muslims who dismiss the importance of schools banning children from fasting are inadvertently accepting discrimination and Islamophobia. Last week we saw news break about a number of schools in East London sending a letter out to parents saying that their children would not be allowed to fast in […]

Lalit Modi row: Kirti Azad questions Arun Jaitley on probing South Africa’s successful bid to host IPL in 2009

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New Delhi(PTI): Murmurs within BJP over the row involving Sushma Swaraj came into the open with a party MP from Bihar asking Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his opinion on what he thought of probing those who had approved the holding of IPL tournament in South Africa in 2009. “@LalitKModi being probed by #ED. Who […]

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PDP condemns Sopore attacks; sixth person killed in 3 weeks

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Jammu(PTI): Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today condemned the attacks in Sopore township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, saying such killings do not serve any purpose except creating personal tragedies. “PDP expresses deep shock at the loss of another precious life to senseless violence. Such killings do not serve any purpose except creating personal tragedies,” […]

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Enforcement Directorate to soon slap penalty notices in 16 cases against Lalit Modi, others

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New Delhi(PTI): The ED is in the process of serving final penalty notices in 16 alleged forex violation cases amounting to an estimated Rs 1,700 crore against former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi and others as part of its wide-ranging probe in the alleged financial irregularities in various editions of the T-20 cricket extravaganza. High-level Enforcement […]

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Shiv Sena comes out in support of Sushma Swaraj in Lalit Modi controversy

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Mumbai(PTI): Shiv Sena on Monday came out in support of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is embroiled in a row over her “assistance” to Lalit Modi, and accused opposition of conspiring to destabilise the Narendra Modi government. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, who met Swaraj to extend his party’s solidarity, later alleged that the […]

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Rahul Gandhi accuses PM of protecting Lalit Modi, demands Sushma’s sacking

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Chndigarh(PTI): Congress Vice- President Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sack Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj over the Lalit Modi controversy as he rejected her ‘humanitarian’ grounds argument and mounted a fresh attack on the NDA Government. He targeted the Prime Minister over the controversy, saying “one Modi is standing by another […]

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Congress’ Randeep Surejwala accuses PM Modi of tacit approval in Lalit Modi controversy

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New Delhi(PTI): Escalating its attack, Congress on Monday charged the entire BJP and the government with “aiding and abetting” Lalit Modi, a fugitive, with “tacit approval” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded explanation from him. The party also contended that a criminal case has been made out against External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in […]

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Bihar CM asks Ravi Shankar Prasad to look into BSNL call drop issue

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Patna(PTI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asked the Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to first look into the BSNL’s frequent call drop issue rather than leading an attack on the Janata Parivar ahead of the upcoming assembly polls. He also said that the failure to keep a check on the condition […]

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Cyber terrorism a threat to border security, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

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Jaipur(PTI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that cyber terrorism posed a major threat to the country’s security. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar speaks during the National seminar of Border Security Challenges and Solutions in Jaipur on Sunday. PTI Parrikar made the comments at a conference on challenges and solutions regarding border safety issues in […]

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‘I want to work with Akshay Kumar’: Tina Ahuja

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Mumbai,Chaya Unnikrishnan: Tina Ahuja talks about everything from her much publicised debut, the ensuing delay and being Govinda’s daughter Tina Ahuja She is young, pretty and raring to go. Narmmadaa aka Tina Ahuja who will be making her debut with Second Hand Husband shows none of the jitters expected from a debutante, nor is she […]

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