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Sahitya Akademi urges writers to take back awards

New Delhi(PTI): The Sahitya Akademi on Friday again urged writers to take back the awards they have relinquished, saying these were given with love and respect and such feelings should be respected. “Our executive board has already appealed to the writers to re-consider their decision to give back their awards. Sahitya Akademi is the writer’s […]

RSS urges govt to revise population control policy

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Nagpur(PTI): The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday urged the government to revise its population control policy in wake of expanding number of Muslims and Christians in the country. An RSS leader, Alok Joshi, outlined the reasons for exponential growth of the two communities and asked the government to implement the policy effectively. “We have […]

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Growing Intolerance: Shah Rukh Khan has courage to face flaks, says Dibakar Banerjee

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Mumbai(PTI): Lauding Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan for raising his voice against the growing intolerance, noted filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee on Friday said that the actor has the courage to face flaks that he has drawn for voicing his opinion. “In a democratic society, when we speak out, we speak out with responsibility and courage. And […]

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Time has come for stopping LPG subsidy to well-off: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

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New Delhi(PTI): Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday hinted of stopping supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to the well-off as only 42.5 lakh out of nearly 15 crore cooking gas consumers have so far voluntarily give up subsidy. “Its time to decide whether persons beyond a certain income level should not be given the […]

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6 times the Bihar Elections campaign was more entertaining than Bigg Boss

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Patna,Nirmalya Dutta: Even Anurag Kashyap, with his inherent understanding of darkish, neo-noir comedy, would fail to match the theatrics that have been on display during the Bihar Elections campaign. An unholy alliance between Nitish Kumar, his arch-rival Lalu Prasad Yadav and the Congress saw them face-off against Narendra Modi and Amit Shah’s NDA, in what […]

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Railways doubles ticket cancellation charge from November 12

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New Delhi(PTI): The railways has doubled the ticket cancellation charge as it has proposed to change the refund rules to help genuine passengers getting confirmed tickets. There will be no refund after the departure of train and one has to get the refund four hours before the departure, according to the new refund rules. The […]

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Chhota Rajan spills beans on Mumbai cops on Dawood payroll

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New Delhi(PTI): Underworld don Chhota Rajan who was deported on Friday from Indonesia to India has reportedly revealed names of Mumbai cops who were working for Dawood Ibrahim to the CBI, reports India Today. During the interrogation, the gangster said that retired Mumbai cops were still in touch with Dawood. Rajan was kept at CBI’s […]

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Air India to report operating profit of Rs.6 crore this fiscal since its merger

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Mumbai(PTI): For the first time since its merger, Air India will report an operating profit of about Rs six crore in the current fiscal, primarily on account of low crude prices and “improved operational efficiency”. “Air India is going to report operating profit in this financial year (ending March 31, 2016) and is expected to […]

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Bangladesh allows police to open fire on rioters

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Dhaka: Bangladesh has allowed police to open fire when faced with attackers after the killing of two policemen this week as well as the recent slayings of two foreigners and a publisher, claimed by the Islamic State. “The personnel of the law enforcement agencies have been allowed to open fire if they are attacked while […]

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Not returning awards as they mean nothing to me: Naseeruddin Shah

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Mumbai: Taking a dig at the BJP, veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah says their statements on moderate protesters show their tolerance level. The 66-year-old actor, however, will not be returning his National Awards to protest against the growing intolerance in the country. “The statements given by BJP against the moderate statement shows their tolerance level. I […]

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