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Actor turned politician Hema Malini Car Accident: Child Killed, MP Has Minor Injuries

Jaipur(ANI): JAIPUR: A child has died in an accident between politician Hema Malini’s Mercedes and a Maruti Alto in Rajasthan today. The BJP leader’s car was speeding, said a police official. Another child is among four others who were in the Alto and have been hospitalised. Hema Malini is not seriously hurt. “I am being […]

Ahmedabad unit of Enforcement Directorate attaches land worth Rs 1,000 crore in US in loan fraud case

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New Delhi(PTI): The Ahmedabad zonal unit of Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached 1,280 acres of land, worth Rs 1,000 crore, in California, USA, in connection with an alleged bank loan fraud. For the first time ED had taken such an action in USA, an official said. “ED Indore attaches under PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering […]

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Parliamentary panel pitches for 100% hike in salary and perks for Indian MPs

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New Delhi(PTI): A parliamentary panel has pitched for 100 percent hike in salary and daily allowances of MPs and 75 percent raise in pension of ex-MPs apart from facilities for their “companions” in place of “spouses”. In far-reaching recommendations, the panel, headed BJP MP Yogi Adityanath, has sought doubling of the existing Rs 50,000 salary […]

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Indian hockey eves beat Italy in the Hockey World League semifinals, keep Olympic dreams alive

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India kept their Olympic qualification dreams alive by beating lower-ranked Italy in the shoot-out in a classification match of the women’s Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Dragons Stadium, here today. The Indian hockey eves, ranked 13 in the world, prevailed 5-4 over world rank 16 Italy in the shoot-out of the first play-off […]

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VIP status on Air India flight: Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju apologises; Devendra Fadnavis defiant

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New Delhi: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has apologised for the flight delay controversy, saying “based on the information in the public domain, these things should never have happened”. “As India’s Civil Aviation Minister, I apologise to anyone inconvenienced by this incident. A passenger who has paid (air fare) has the right to go […]

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Hate speech: Supreme Court stays execution of non-bailable warrant issued against Subramanian Swamy

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New Delhi(PTI): In a relief to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the execution of a non-bailable warrant issued against him by an Assam court for allegedly delivering a hate speech at a university there. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and M Y Eqbal also issued notice to the Centre on […]

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Madrassas to be classified as ‘non-schools in Maharashtra

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Mumbai(PTI): Mumbai: Madrassas which do not teach primary subjects such as English, Maths and Science would be considered as “non-schools” and children studying in them as “out of school” students, Maharashtra government on Thursday said. File photo: AFP “Madrasas are giving students education on religion and not giving them formal education. Our constitution says every […]

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Google Says Sorry for Racist Auto-Tag in Photo App

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Google has apologized after its new photo app labelled two black people as “gorillas”.┬áThe photo service, launched in May, automatically tags uploaded pictures using its own artificial intelligence software. “Google Photos, y’all f* up. My friend’s not a gorilla,” Jacky Alcine tweeted on Sunday after a photo of him and a friend was mislabelled as […]

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Union Minister Kiren Rijiju Says Sorry to Passengers Offloaded So He Could Fly

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NEW DELHI(ndtv): Union minister Kiren Rijiju today apologized to passengers who were not allowed to board a flight last week so he could fly to Delhi at the last minute. In a striking example of “VIP culture” at the cost of people, an Air India flight was delayed for about an hour at the high […]

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No Abusive Language, Stay Positive on Social Media: PM Modi to Supporters

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New Delhi,Amit Chaturvedi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged supporters who are active on social media, especially Twitter, to “be positive” because “abuse will finish this exciting medium.” Sources said the PM, who has leveraged social media skillfully in both his election campaign and to communicate his policies since taking office, met yesterday at his […]

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