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Dalits being misguided, reservations will never cease to exist: PM Modi

NEW DELHI(PTI): Ruling out scrapping reservation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a veiled attack on Congress saying a “campaign of lies” has been let loose on the issue of dalits under a “deliberate conspiracy” to disintegrate the country. “Earlier they tried to instigate farmers. That did not succeed…..now in the name of dalits, lies are […]

Central govt distances from it’s minister Maneka Gandhi’s comments on sex determination

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NEW DELHI: A day after Union Minister Maneka Gandhi suggested that sex determination test should be made compulsory to track women pregnant with a girl child, Health Minister J P Nadda on Tuesday said that it is not a Cabinet’s decision. “This is her own view and not a Cabinet decision so I do not […]

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Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh’s long-time girlfriend files complaint against him

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In what could become a massive controversy, Indian hockey captain, Sardar Singh has been accused of cheating his long time girlfriend Ashpal Kaur Bhogal, reports Hindustan Times. Bhogal, a British citizen and a hockey player herself filed a complaint at the Koom Kalan police station at Sri Bhaini Shaib in Ludhiana on Tuesday against the […]

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I being targeted by the BJP government, says Chhagan Bhujbal

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MUMBAI(PTI): Senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal on Tuesday alleged that he was being targeted by the BJP government as he belonged to a backward community and because some people were trying to settle scores with him. Bhujbal’s nephew Samir was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case in Mumbai on Monday after […]

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India’s smartphone shipments rise 23% in 2015

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NEW DELHI: Smart-phone shipments in the country grew 23.3% to touch 100 million units during 2015, compared to 81.1 million devices in the previous year, a report by Counterpoint Research said. “India has inched past the US to become the second largest smart-phone market in terms of active unique smart-phone user base in the world […]

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BJP sympathiser actor Anupam Kher feels sad for denied Pakistani visa

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MUMBAI: Bollywood actor and BJP sympathiser Anupam Kher who was denied a visa by Pakistan to attend a literary festival in Karachi addressed a press conference on Tuesday regarding the same. Shortly before the press conference commenced, Kher shared the invitation letter from Director of Karachi Litfest on his Twitter page. At the conference, Kher […]

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RBI to look at full Budget while taking a call on rates: Raghuram Rajan

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MUMBAI(PTI): Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said Budget proposals will have a major bearing on the future course of the monetary policy, and RBI is looking at a broader package involving structural reforms helping supply side bottlenecks and higher quality spending in the document. “We have to look at the entire Budget package. […]

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Muslims perform last rites of a 84 years Kasmiri Pandit with full respect to his Kashmiriyat

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In a heart warming example of Kashmiriyat, Muslims of a village in Kulgam district of south Kashmir performed the last rites of a Kashmiri Pandit, who clung his roots and refused to leave the valley when all others in his family fled under threat from militants. Janki Nath (84), a resident of Malvan in Kulgam, […]

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi bats for ‘special status’ to Andhra Pradesh

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Hyderabad(PTI): Pitching for a special status for Andhra Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that it was the responsibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fulfill the promise given by his predecessor (UPA) government when Telangana was carved out as a separate state. “Government of India had made a promise to Andhra Pradesh that after […]

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Sahara Group comes up with fresh proposal to secure chief Subrata Roy’s release

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Embattled Sahara Group on Tuesday came up with a fresh proposal before the Supreme Court for the sale of its assets to raise the amount for the release of its jailed chief Subrata Roy. A bench, comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justices A R Dave and A K Sikri, sought response […]

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