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Indian Govt does not have info on definition of ‘Hindu’, reveals RTI query

New Delhi(PTI): Union Home Ministry does not know the definition of the word ‘Hindu’. In reply to an RTI query by Neemuch resident Chandrashekhar Gaur, the ministry said it does not know the definition of the word Hindu. Gaut also wanted to know why Hindus were considered to be a majority community. Amit Bandre “To my […]

Iran’s parliament approves outline of bill on nuclear deal

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Iran’s parliament on Sunday approved an outline of a bill that would allow the government to implement a historic nuclear deal reached with world powers, the official media said. The bill allows the government to withdraw from implementing the agreement if world powers do not lift sanctions, IRNA news agency said. Final approval of the […]

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Gujarat-based writer Ganesh Devy returns Sahitya Akademi award

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After Nayantara Sahgal and Ashok Vajpeyi, city-based writer Ganesh Devy on Sunday returned his Sahitya Akademi Award to express solidarity with the writers, who have recently given up their awards to condemn the “shrinking space for free expression and growing intolerance towards differences of opinion” in the country. “It is high time that writers take […]

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Ajay Maken mocks Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over anti-corruption meet

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Congress leader Ajay Maken on Sunday said took a jibe at Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party by posting a picture of the Delhi CM with MLA Jitender Singh Tomar at the party’s meeting MLAs and their family on anti-corruption. He tweeted a picture saying, “Kejriwalji with MLA family members on corruption and on […]

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PM Narendra Modi invokes BR Ambekdar’s legacy, says no scrapping of quotas

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Patna(PTI): Invoking the legacy of BR Ambedkar on the eve of the first phase of Bihar polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday categorically ruled out scrapping the reservation system and assailed “a group of liars” for the false propaganda that it is under threat. “Every time when a BJP government is in power, a […]

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Patel members to raise slogans during India-South Africa match at Rajkot: Hardik Patel

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In a bid to intensify the Patel quota agitation stir, its leader Hardik Patel on Sunday said members of his community will raise slogans to expose Gujarat’s development model during the upcoming One-Day International between India and South Africa at Rajkot. The third ODI of the five-match series will be played on October 18. Related […]

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An Indian owned Google.com for a minute mistakenly

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Sanmay Ved, a former Google employee on September 29 ended up purchasing and owning Google.com through Google domains. hmn67 Although the purchase lasted only for a minute, Ved explained the entire story of how he purchased Google.com in hisLinkedIn post. According to his post, he was learning about the Google Domains interface and he got access to Google when he searched […]

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Maldives hopes PM Narendra Modi will visit soon

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The Maldives government on Sunday expressed hoped that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit the country “very soon” as it admitted disappointment over his skipping the island nation on a tour to the region in March. The FM said that the Maldives was “obviously” disappointed when Modi skipped Maldives on his tour to the region […]

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Policy decision on combat role for women soon: Manohar Parrikar

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New Delhi(PTI): Close on the heels of the Indian Air Force mooting a proposal to induct women as fighter aircraft pilots, another male bastion may give way with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday stating that his ministry was looking at combat role for women in the armed forces. “My ministry is working out (how) […]

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Shiv Sena not to disrupt ex Pak Foreign Minister Kasuri’s book launch if he pays tribute to Indian martyrs

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The Shiv Sena on Sunday dared former Pakistani foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri to pay tribute to the Indian soldiers, who died in the recent ceasefire violations, before his book launch in Mumbai. “Our issue is specifically with Pakistan and not with their artists. But be it Ghulam Ali or Kasuri, we are against having […]

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