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RSS backed trade union Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh takes U-turn on FDI policy

New Delhi: Within days of opposing the recent FDI liberalisation policy of the government, BJP-backed Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) on Friday took a U-turn saying it is satisfied with the government’s explanation on the reforms and is not opposed to it. “Whatever the Finance Minister explained (on recent liberalisation in FDI policy) we are satisfied […]

Nitish Kumar set to be elected as Grand Alliance Legislative party leader on Saturday

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Patna(PTI): JD(U) leader and outgoing Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is all set to be elected as Leader of Grand Alliance legislature party on Saturday in Bihar even as RJD chief Lalu Prasad was today authorised by his party’s legislators to nominate its leader in the new Assembly. Kumar will be formally elected as the Grand […]

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No ‘martyr’ status to paramilitary personnel:Modi govt tells HC

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New Delhi(PTI): The status of ‘martyr’ is not accorded to armed forces personnel who sacrifice their lives on the line of duty and hence cannot be given to the paramilitary forces, government has told the Delhi High Court, terming a plea on the matter as “misconceived”. “The prayer… to grant ‘martyr’ or ‘shaheed’ to Central […]

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New Delhi: While David Cameron enthusiastically welcomed PM Narendra Modi, the British media was anything but complimentary about it.  After it raised the issues of intolerance, Gujarat 2002 at the joint statement press conference yesterday, PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the United Kingdom was mostly received by the UK media with harsh, scathing. headlines and columns.  Here is […]

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Modi in UK: PM spends time at Chequers retreat, to lunch with Queen today

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London(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who stayed overnight at at Chequers, a 16th-century mansion that is the British Prime Minister’s country retreat in Buckinghamshire, has reportedly had another round of talks with his David Cameron and will return to London to meet with Chancellor of Exchequer Gordon Osborne and key British CEOs, which then will […]

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Let veterans prove OROP stir is not politically motivated: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

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New Delhi(PTI): Terming the attempts by war veterans to burn medals as an insult to the nation and armed forces, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said it was for protesting ex-service personnel to prove there was no political motive behind the OROP stir. “If I say something, it will become an allegation. Let them […]

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Reconciliation with Pakistan is my dream, says Jammu and Kashmir CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

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Jammu(PTI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Friday said reconciliation with Pakistan is on the agenda of the ruling PDP-BJP alliance in the state but termed it as an “evolutionary process”. Mufti said that he will continue perusing the agenda of reconciliation with the neighbouring country with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. When […]

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PM Modi set to address at Wembley Stadium,Congress attacks ‘thick skinned’ PM refusing to heed sanity

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London: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to woo Indian Diaspora at the Wembley Stadium in London on Friday. Modi will address some 60,000 supporters from the Indian diaspora in Britain, which numbers 1.5 million. Modi, paying the first visit to Britain by an Indian prime minister since 2006, is expected to receive a […]

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Suriya-Samantha film ‘24’ likely to release in April 2016

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Kollywood actor Suriya didn’t have a Diwali release and is unlikely to have a Pongal release as well. According to sources, his film 24 with director Vikram Kumar will mostly release only in April next year. There were many reports floating around that the movie will release for Pongal, but that is unlikely according to […]

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Delhi court asks CBI to consider Chhota Rajan’s sisters’ plea

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Delhi(PTI): A Delhi court on Friday directed the CBI to consider the plea of underworld don Chhota Rajan’s sisters, who sought its permission to meet their brother currently in the probe agency’s custody, on the occasion of ‘Bhai Dooj’, saying they have not met him for the past 27 years and wanted to bless him. […]

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