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Opposition attacks BJP govt for doing nothing to stem intolerance

New Delhi: Opposition parties on Friday blamed the BJP-led government for doing nothing to allay the apprehensions of the people in the prevailing atmosphere of alleged intolerance and communal strife in the country, saying it also had “difficulty” with the word secularism in the Constitution. Participating in the debate on commitment to India’s Constitution in […]

Aamir Khan’s answer at RNG awards an innocent one: PK director Rajkumar Hirani

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Mumbai,Sonup Sahadevan: When we asked Rajkumar Hirani for his take on Aamir Khan’s statement, the director said, “He was at an award function where he was asked questions on various topics and one of the topics was this which he answered and his answer was I was distressed and sad that my wife once said […]

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Bill on Bonus Act to be brought to Parliament: PM Modi

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New Delhi(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the government will bring to Parliament a bill to amend the Bonus Act with a view to enhance the benefits for the working class. “We are going to bring an important (bill) in this House (to amend) Bonus Act…The Cabinet has already approved it. This is […]

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Deputy CM Tejaswi lauds Nitish Kumar’s move for proposing prohibition

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Patna: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Prasad Yadav on Friday hailed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for proposing to impose prohibition in Bihar with effect from April 1 next year and said the CM was fulfilling his poll promise to the people of Bihar. “We welcome the Chief Minister’s decision to impose prohibition in Bihar…. he […]

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PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi discussed GST, pending bills: FM Arun Jaitley

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New Delhi(PTI): Top Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and are learnt to have discussed key issues, including the GST bill that is pending in Parliament. After the meeting, FM Arun Jaitley spoke to the media. “Today PM invited Sonia ji and Manmohanji to discuss various issues […]

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Drought-hit India’s quest for water hampered by thirsty crops

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Rampur: Pleas by local Indian officials for farmers to switch from rice to oilseeds and pulses and protect dangerously low water levels are falling on deaf ears, and may be further undermined by government policies encouraging cultivation of thirsty crops. Back-to-back droughts for the first time in nearly 30 years mean some rural areas in […]

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HSBC to shut down India private banking business

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New Delhi(PTI): HSBC Holdings Plc is shutting its private banking unit in India, marking the exit of another foreign bank from the cut-throat wealth management business in Asia’s third-largest economy. “After a strategic review of the global private banking operations in India, we have decided to close the business,” an India spokesman said on Friday. […]

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No decision taken on India-Pakistan cricket series: Government

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India on Friday said no decision has been taken on holding of a cricket series with Pakistan, days after BCCI sought government’s clearance on resuming cricketing ties with the neighbouring country. “No decision has been taken on the India-Pakistan cricket series,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said here. He is here accompanying External Affairs […]

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Modi praises Nehru, says nation must be ruled as per constitution

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New Delhi(Indilens Web Team): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the Constitution framed by Dr. BR Ambedkar rejected theocracy and made it clear that the state would not discriminate people on the basis of religion. Jaitley said the Constitution gives freedom to everyone to practice his or her own religion. “Ambedkar’s Constitution rejected […]

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‘Public pressure’ forced PM to invite Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh for talks, says Rahul

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New Delhi(PTI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday asserted that Prime “It is quite natural that they should talk to the opposition, but the Prime Minister has invited Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh only after public pressure. This was not his intent and this is not the way he functions,” Gandhi told the media here. […]

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