MEETING

  • After Rahul's attack, BJP Parliamentary Party to meet to fine tune its strategy 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After coming under fire from the opposition over the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Party will meet on Tuesday ahead of Parliament session to fine tune its strategy. An aggressive Congress Vice President Rahul's single-handedly took on the Narendra Modi government in the Lok...
  • After Rahul's return, AICC meet today to review preparations for Kisan rally April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi returned from his nearly two-month sabbatical, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) will meet on Friday to review preparations for the Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on April 19. Rahul will lead the rally against the Land Bill and...
  • CPM meet will re-examine reasons behind party's downfall in past 10 years: Sitaram Yechury April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: The CPM party congress began on Tuesday and the party will elect its new leadership in Vishakhapatanam. The incumbent general secretary Prakash Karat has completed three terms at the helm and senior politburo member Sitaram Yechury is the frontrunner to suceed Karat. Other names doing the rounds are...
  • CPM leaders to meet on Tuesday, focus on strengthening the party April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of the CPM party congress on Tuesday, the party's central committee will meet on Monday to set the agenda. The party will elect its new leadership in Vishakhapatanam on Tuesday. The incumbent general secretary Prakash Karat has completed three terms at the helm and senior politburo member...
  • GMeet: Leaked images say Google has built a teleconferencing platform April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: In what looks like a new tool by Google, you could soon get to host teleconferences, schedule or join important business meetings online at the click of a button. Google + user Florian Kiersch has posted a screenshot of GMeet, which could possibly be the rumoured teleconferencing platform. ...
  • What happens when Lava meets Ice? Watch this video and find out April 7, 2015

    Science is fun and awesome and sometimes a little dangerous. But hey, the amazing results are mostly always worth the risk. Here, an artist and a geologist try and see what happens when lava is poured on ice. They had no idea what would happen, and the result was beautiful. ...
  • Cabinet will take up Juvenile Justice Bill for discussion today, say sources April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will take up Juvenile Justice Bill for discussion in the meeting on Tuesday evening, sources said. Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has recommended that juveniles should be treated at par with adults in case of heinous crimes like rape. The matter...
  • Be responsible, don't make contentious remarks: Arun Jaitley to workers April 4, 2015

    Bengaluru: Facing opposition's ire over controversial remarks made by some of its leaders, BJP on Saturday made it clear that all party workers should realise their responsibility and not create unnecessary controversies at a time when the country is happy with government's performance. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, when asked if the...
  • BJP to take opposition head on over land bill April 4, 2015

    Bengaluru: With the land bill emerging as a common anti-government plank for the opposition, BJP on Saturday vowed to take on the "disinformation campaign" being run by the Congress and other parties by reaching out to farmers in every village and explaining to them all aspects of the bill. The controversial...
  • Government achieved essential reforms, boosted infrastructure development, says Modi April 4, 2015

    The first day of the Bharatiya Janata Party national executive meeting ended on a high note as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while presenting a report card of his government, stated that it had achieved essential reforms and boosted infrastructure development. He accused the Congress and other opposition parties of misleading...
  • 'Do I smell a rat to obfuscate BJP national executive meeting,' tweets Lekhi on Irani's CCTV camera row April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: In potentially controversial remarks, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Friday wondered if she "smelt a rat to obfuscate" the coverage of BJP's national executive meeting in Bengaluru by the row over union minister Smriti Irani spotting a hidden camera in the trial room of a garment store in...
  • Bengaluru: Congress workers protest against Modi government over black money April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress workers on Friday staged a massive protest outside the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) National Executive venue. They were protesting against the Narendra Modi government over the issue of black money. Congress workers distributed fake cheques of Rs 15 lakh to expose the BJP's promise of bringing back black money. The...
  • Live: All states are similar to Centre; NITI Aayog a step forward to strengthen relations, says PM Modi April 3, 2015

    The primary focus of the two-day meet will be on strengthening the party in South India. The meet will also finetune strategies including on blunting the opposition campaign on the land acquisition ordinance....
  • We want to talk with an open mind, says P Muralidhar Rao April 3, 2015

    The two-day BJP National Executive meet began on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah. The primary focus of the two-day meet will be on strengthening the party in South India. The meet will also finetune strategies including on blunting the opposition campaign...
  • BJP's national executive meet to begin on Friday, all eyes on LK Advani's address April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's national executive will meet on Friday in Bengaluru and all eyes will be on whether party patriarch LK Advani will address the meet or not. Sources said the party had approached Advani to address the national executive, but he is not very keen to...
  • Centre to send a team to Himachal to assess crop damage in the state April 1, 2015

    Shimla: Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan held a review meeting on the extent of crop damage in the state on Tuesday evening. The review meeting was attended by the Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, State Cabinet Ministers and the Union Health Minister. During the meeting, the Union Agricultural Minister assured...
  • AAP becoming victim of its own success: Senior journalist Badshah Sen March 28, 2015

    Senior journalist Badshah Sen said that Aam Aadmi party (AAP) was becoming victim of its own success. "The original principles of the party have been abandoned. Thus, it is becoming like any other political party," said Sen. ...
  • Allegations of a scuffle during the meeting are baseless: Gopal Rai March 28, 2015

    "The resistence within AAP has been removed now so the party will function smoothly. Henceforth, governance will be easy. There was no scuffle at the meet, allegations are baseless," said Gopal Rai. ...
  • Violence at the National council meet was pre-planned: Yogendra Yadav March 28, 2015

    AAP leader Yogendra Yadav called the National council meet a sham. "Democracy has been killed," said Yadav. On the other hand, Sanjay Singh said that the talks of the fights that happened in the meeting are all false. "I can also give evidences against such allegations," said Singh. ...
  • AAP National Council meet begins amid chaos, Yadav on dharna outside venue March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Chaos descended at the AAP's crucial National Council meet, which may decide the fate of its two dissident leaders, as Yogendra Yadav sat on dharna outside the venue claiming that certain NC members "not being allowed" inside. The meet has been witnessing incessant sloganeering against Yadav by a large...
  • AAP split wide open, National Council to decide Yogendra Yadav and Prasant Bhushan's fate March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The crisis in the Aam Aami Party has escalated to a point of no-return and today could just be the day of split. AAP National Council is likely to remove senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party. AAP's Lokpal Admiral Ramdas and senior leader Rahul Mehra...
  • Delhi: AAP internal Lokpal Admiral Ramdas meets Arvind Kejriwal March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid hectic parleys ahead of the party's crucial National Council meeting, AAP's internal Lokpal Admiral Ramdas on Wednesday held talks with party convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to iron out differences between the two warring factions. Ramdas, a former navy chief, is expected to seek a reconciliatory...
  • Bihar all-party meet to write to PM Modi on loss due to Finance Commission March 23, 2015

    Patna: An all-party meeting convened by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, which was boycotted by the BJP, on Monday decided to "write" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the "estimated Rs 50,000 crore loss" to the state due to the 14th Finance Commission recommendations. The meeting attended by leaders from RJD,...
  • SEBI permits Jaipur Stock Exchange to exit bourse business March 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Sebi on Monday allowed Jaipur Stock Exchange Limited (JSEL) to exit as a bourse from the nation's capital markets. According to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), JSEL has substantially complied with the conditions for its exit as per the regulator's framework and therefore "is a fit case...
  • Tribals in Bengal to use Facebook for development of community March 21, 2015

    Kolkata: Taking their friendship from the virtual to the real world, more than 600 "educated and privileged" Facebook users belonging to West Bengal's tribal communities will meet on April 5 to discuss strategies to harness social media for tribal development. The second 'Kolkata Adibasi Facebook Meet' aims to unite youngsters and...
  • BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting after six months March 18, 2015

    Jammu: After a gap of over six months, Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers held sector commander-level flag meeting on Wednesday as the two sides called for bringing "much needed peace" on the border in the wake of recent exchanges of heavy fire. "On the request of Pakistan, a Sector Commander-level...
  • Rift widens in AAP, Mayank Gandhi demands minutes of National Executive meet be made public March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: The rift is widening in the Aam Aadmi Party and party leader Mayank Gandhi has once again hit out at party's national convener Arvind Kejriwal and his loyalists. Gandhi has demanded that the minutes of the National Executive meeting that took place on March 4 be made public. In the...
  • Abdi claims Srinivasan faces contempt of court March 2, 2015

    Chennai: Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) deputy president Mehmood Abdi has alleged that N Srinivasan committed contempt of court by participating in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI at a city hotel here on Monday. Abdi, the permanent representative of RCA in BCCI, claimed that despite being asked to...
  • At party meet, Arvind Kejriwal wanted to quit as AAP national convener March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal had tendered his resignation as party's national convener in the National Executive meeting held on Thursday, party sources said, a move which was vehemently opposed by members. The sources said Kejriwal was upset after a section of leaders raised the issue of him...
  • RCA claims it has right to attend BCCI AGM February 28, 2015

    Jaipur: Mehmood Abdi, the permanent representative of RCA in BCCI, said that voting right is one of the fundamental rights in democracy and it can't be taken away from any member. Abdi on Saturday submitted a letter to BCCI regarding the authorization of RCA representative to attend the BCCI AGM but...