Home » 2015 » December » 01

Gujarat HC drops ‘waging war against govt’ charge against Hardik Patel and co

Ahmedabad(PTI): In a partial relief to Patel quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel, the Gujarat High Court today dropped the charge of ‘waging war against government’ against him and his five aides but upheld the stringent sedition clause against them. Justice J B Pardiwala, after hearing the arguments, ordered the removal of three IPC sections in […]

Chennai rains: maximum of trains cancelled/diverted

Comments Off on Chennai rains: maximum of trains cancelled/diverted

Chennai: A fresh spell of rain battered many parts of Tamil Nadu and disrupted normal life, submerging pockets of Chennai under water. Schools and colleges in Chennai were once again shut as a result of the continuous rain. The met office has forecasted scattered to heavy rainfall on Tuesday in Chennai and other parts of […]

Continue reading …

Intolerance debate: Rahul Gandhi tells PM Modi not to learn wrong lessons from Pakistan

Comments Off on Intolerance debate: Rahul Gandhi tells PM Modi not to learn wrong lessons from Pakistan

NEW DELHI(PTI): Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Government on the issue of intolerance telling it not to learn the “wrong lessons” from Pakistan and pleaded that it should listen to the people who have been “disturbed” over recent incidents. “People like Narayana Murthy, Raghuram Rajan and P M Bhargava are […]

Continue reading …

No one needs to prove his patriotism, says PM Modi in Rajya Sabha

Comments Off on No one needs to prove his patriotism, says PM Modi in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi(PTI): Amid the ‘intolerance’ debate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said any incident of “atrocity” is a “blot” on the society as well as the nation whose “pain” should be felt by all and asserted that unity and harmony is the only way to take the country forward. He said no questions can […]

Continue reading …

Kerala govt asks Centre, Election Commission to enable online voting for non-residents

Comments Off on Kerala govt asks Centre, Election Commission to enable online voting for non-residents

Thiruvananthapuram(PTI): Kerala government on Tuesday wanted the Centre and Election Commission of India to take necessary steps to enable Non-resident Keralities to exercise their votes ‘online’ during the Assembly polls next year. Replying to a calling attention on the issue in the House, State Minister for Non-Resident Keralites Affairs KC Joseph said the state government […]

Continue reading …

Why did Sonam Kapoor sneak out of Femina Style Awards?

Comments Off on Why did Sonam Kapoor sneak out of Femina Style Awards?

If you were wondering why Sonam Kapoor skipped the latter half of the 2015 Femina Style Awards, then the actress has given the answer to your questions as she did it for her Khoobsurat co-star. The 30-year-old actress took to her Instagram and posted a video in which birthday boy Fawad Khan is seen cutting a cake. During the event Sonam was awarded […]

Continue reading …

Tejashwi Yadav selected as RJD legislature party leader in Bihar Assembly

Comments Off on Tejashwi Yadav selected as RJD legislature party leader in Bihar Assembly

Patna(PTI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad nominated his son and deputy chief minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav as the leader of the RJD legislature party on Monday, the inaugural day of the state legislature’s special session. Former chief minister and Lalu’s wife Rabri Devi, however, will continue to be the party’s leader in the […]

Continue reading …

Supreme Court throws out PIL on Rahul Gandhi’s ‘British citizenship’

Comments Off on Supreme Court throws out PIL on Rahul Gandhi’s ‘British citizenship’

New Delhi(PTI): The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed as “frivolous” a plea seeking a CBI probe against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for allegedly declaring himself as a British national before company law authorities in the United Kingdom. Advocate ML Sharma filed a PIL in Supreme Court against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for allegedly declaring himself […]

Continue reading …

Islamic State influenced very few Indian youths, says government

Comments Off on Islamic State influenced very few Indian youths, says government

New Delhi(PTI): The extremist group Islamic State has influenced very few Indian youths and security agencies are closely monitoring the situation — including keeping potential recruits under surveillance. Minister of state for home affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary told Lok Sabha that the government is closely monitoring the situation and has directed the intelligence and security […]

Continue reading …

Intolerance issue fallout? BJP MPs asked to hold their tongue

Comments Off on Intolerance issue fallout? BJP MPs asked to hold their tongue

New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday asked its lawmakers not to make provocative statements amid a debate on rising intolerance in the country in Parliament where controversial comments by some party leaders, including ministers, have aided the opposition in its attack on the government. In the first parliamentary party meeting during the winter session, parliamentary […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 3123