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President refuses to sign Delhi govt bill over office of profit, Kejriwal lashes out at PM Modi

DELHI(PTI): AAP held an emergency meeting on Monday to deliberate on possible situation if 21 of its MLAs appointed as Parliamentary Secretary lose membership of the Delhi Assembly on the ground of holding office of profit as a city government brought bill to give them immunity was rejected by the President. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal […]

BJP trumpets increased presence in political resolution, Modi sets tone for UP polls

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Allahabad : Whipping up the issue of Hindu migration from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh and “casteism and communalism” of the ruling SP, the two-day BJP national executive concluded on Monday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching a blistering attack on the state government but skipping controversial issues. Though the two-day deliberations appeared to have focused […]

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Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B in cash, makes big move into enterprise social media

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Mountain View(TC): Huge news today in the world of M&A in enterprise and social networking services: Microsoft has announced that it is acquiring LinkedIn, the social network for professionals with some 433 million users, for $26.2 billion, or $196 per share, in cash. The transaction has already been approved by both boards, but it must […]

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Donald Trump’s obsession with the phrase ‘radical Islam’ won’t defeat terrorism

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Washington, Ishaan Tharoor(Washington Post): This post was written last December amid the heated contest to be the Republican presidential nominee. Its original headline was “The Republican obsession with ‘radical Islam’ is a smokescreen for something else.” We’re resurfacing it now in light of Donald Trump’s remarks in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando. […]

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Why India should keep an eye on Europe

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LONDON,MOHIT RAO: A pre-consultation paper on Net neutrality is now floating around, with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India seeking comments by June 21. This follows on the heels of asking for stakeholder views on over-the-top services, differential pricing for data services, and on other issues related to Net neutrality. The buzz surrounding Net neutrality […]

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Here is all you need to know about Apple’s WWDC 2016

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With voice-controlled virtual assistants and virtual reality taking over people’s imagination, Cupertino-headquarted Apple Inc is all set to unveil some new features and updates to take its ecosystem to the next level and as CEO Tim Cook says: “provide tomorrow’s devices today”. Here are some of the things that you can expect at the annual […]

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PM Modi will not make you Vice President, despite working at his behest: Kejriwal to LG Najeeb Jung

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NEW DELHI(PTI):Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday took a swipe at Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, saying notwithstanding the “obstacles” put by him at the “behest” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he will never be made the Vice President of India. On his part, Jung responded saying, “I feel sorry for his paranoia.” In an […]

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Samajwadi Party suspends 4 MLAs for cross-voting in recent polls

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NEW DELHI:The Samajwadi Party has begun taking action against MLAs suspected of cross-voting in the recently-concluded Vidhan Parishad and Rajya Sabha elections. The party suspended four legislators on Monday, and more are likely to face the same fate in the coming days. Three of the MLAs taken to task hailed from western Uttar Pradesh constituencies. […]

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Aamir Khan’s look for ‘Dangal’ gathers praise from B-Town members!

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He had once reversed his body clock for the role of an engineering student in 3 Idiots, and superstar Aamir Khan has again travelled back in the time to play the younger version of wrestler Mahaveer Singh Phogat in his upcoming film Dangal. The biopic revolves around Haryanvi wrestler Phogat, who taught the sport to […]

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Shootout in J-K’s Udhampur after attack on CRPF camp, militant dead

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NEW DELHI:Armed militants attacked a CRPF camp on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Kud area of Udhampur district on Monday. According to ANI, gunmen opened fire at CRPF personnel and a police bus. Confirming the attack, Udhampur senior superintendent of police Mohammed Suleman Choudhary said, “Heavy firing is going on in the area. All senior […]

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