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After Bihar Humiliation, Soul-Searching Begins for BJP

NEW DELHI: NEW DELHI: Indian financial markets took fright on Monday at the humiliating defeat suffered in the pivotal Bihar election by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party, whose leaders have begun meeting amid calls for a rethink of policies and priorities. The PM will meet nearly a dozen senior colleagues of the BJP, […]

BJP’s Kailash Vijayvargiya Uses Dog Analogy for Colleague MP Shatrughan Sinha

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PATNA(PTI): Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya landed in another controversy today after using an analogy of a dog to describe the situation of party colleague Shatrughan Sinha. Kailash Vijayvargiya has also embarrassed his party time and again with his out of turn remarks. Claiming that Mr Sinha is known because of his party and not […]

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Indo-Russian Joint Training Begins in Bikaner

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BIKANER, RAJASTHAN: The seventh Indo-Russian joint training exercise INDRA-2015 commenced today at Mahajan field firing range. The two contingents presented a parade before the senior officers in the ceremony with unfurling of the National Flags of both the countries. The Russian contingent from an Independent Motorised Brigade comprising 250 Military personnel along with supporting staff […]

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Editor behind Denmark’s cartoons blasphemous to Islam resigns

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The Danish editor who commissioned cartoons blasphemous to Islam that triggered deadly protests a decade ago said on Monday he was leaving the Jyllands-Posten newspaper to focus on his career as an author and political commentator. Flemming Rose was the culture editor of the right-wing Jyllands-Posten in 2005 when he commissioned 12 satirical cartoons blasphemous […]

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Result would have been different, had I been projected as CM: Shatrughan Sinha

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New Delhi(PTI): Sulking BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Monday claimed the Bihar poll results could have been different for his party had he been projected as the chief ministerial candidate. “I am not bragging, but I do feel that when the darling (laadla) of Bihar people, the dhartiputra (son of the soil) and the original […]

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Irom Sharmila opposes MHA guidelines

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Irom Chanu Sharmila, who is on a fast for 15 years demanding repealing of Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA), on Monday opposed the guidelines of Union Ministry of Home Affairs to meet prisoners. “The MHA’s terms and conditions to deposit Rs one lakh to meet a prisoner like me is nothing but to shatter […]

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat meets President Mukherji

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New Delhi(PTI): RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat today called on President Pranab Mukherjee and extended Diwali greetings to him. RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat meets President Pranab Mukherjee (Source: Rashtrapati Bhavan) pic.twitter.com/ZGeAimLRv8 — ANI (@ANI_news) November 9, 2015 “Shri Mohan Bhagwat, Sarsanghchalak, RSS paid a courtesy call on #PresidentMukherjee on the eve of Diwali today,” according to […]

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Now, protesting ex Army vetran OROP leaders to return their medals

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New Delhi(PTI):Protesting ex-servicemen on Monday hit back at Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for his comments that not all demands could be fulfilled saying they only have “one demand” of One- Rank-One-Pension (OROP) and that they will intensify the agitation by returning their medals from tomorrow. Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that everyone has a right […]

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Sections of society vulnerabe to exploitation must get effective access to justice: CJI HL Dattu

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New Delhi(PTI): A robust, effective and democratised legal system is necessary to ensure every citizen an equal access to justice, Chief Justice of India Justice H L Dattu has said. “A robust and effective legal system, that fearlessly upholds the rule of law, is one of the foundational pillars of a democracy. “However, it is […]

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New Delhi(PTI): Protecting the leadership from any attack, BJP on Monday ruled out holding anyone responsible for the rout in Bihar Assembly elections and rejected criticism even from within that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s quota remarks was one of the major reasons for the defeat. A day after the results were out from Bihar, the […]

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