Narain

  • Balloting picks up amid incidents of violence 10-04-2014 02:14 PM

    Nearly 32 percent of the electorate voted in the first six hours on Thursday in Bihar's six Lok Sabha constituencies despite incidents of violence in the state. "So far about 32 percent of the electorate has voted. The polling was slow in early hours, but later picked up fast," Additional...
  • Two Union ministers among 18 candidates to file papers in Rajasthan 02-04-2014 09:04 PM

    Union ministers Namo Narain Meena and Jitendra Singh were among 18 candidates who filed their nomination papers on Wednesday for Rajasthan's five Lok Sabha seats where polling will be held on April 24. Union Minister of State for Finance Namo Narain Meena (Congress), his younger brother and former DGP H...
  • LS polls: Namo Narain Meena files nomination from Dausa 02-04-2014 03:32 PM

    Union Minister Namo Narain Meena on Wednesday filed his nomination from Dausa parliamentary constituency which goes to poll on April 24. Meena, Union Minister of State for Finance, filed his nomination on Congress ticket. Among others to file nomination papers were Samajwadi Party candidate Surajbhan Dhanka and BJP nominee Sukh...
  • LS polls: 'Fight in Dausa between parties, not Meena brothers' 27-03-2014 02:45 PM

    Union minister and Congress' Dausa candidate Namo Narain Meena may be pitted against his brother Harish, who is fighting on a BJP ticket, but he ruled out possibility of any rift in family due to the poll battle and left it to voters to decide who is the better of...
  • Congress' Namo Narain Meena to lock horns with his brother Harish from Dausa LS seat 24-03-2014 07:53 PM

    In a major twist to political equations in Rajasthan, Union Minister of State for Finance Namo Narain Meena, brother of Harish Meena, who recently joined BJP will contest from the same seat against his brother from Dausa. Harish Chandra Meena, who was removed as DGP by Chief Election Commissioner following...
  • Some leaders on hit list of Maoists, IB alerts Bihar police 19-03-2014 12:20 PM

    With Lok Sabha polls around the corner, half a dozen Bihar politicians and some police officers are on the hit list of Maoists, police said on Wednesday. The Intelligence Bureau has asked the Bihar Police to tighten its security in view of the Maoist threat. "Intelligence Bureau has cautioned the...
  • JD(U) fields Assembly speaker Uday Chowdhary against Meira Kumar in Sasaram 15-03-2014 02:27 PM

    The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday fielded Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narain Chowdhary and former bureaucrat K P Ramaiah from Sasaram and Jamui constituencies respectively for the Lok Sabha elections. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is the Congress candidate from Sasaram which she represents in the Lok Sabha. The JD(U),...
  • Sushil Modi says Speakers have become puppets 25-02-2014 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushil Kumar Modi blamed the shortcomings in anti-defection law for the drama in the state on Monday when 13 Rashtriya Janata Dal MLAs reportedly quit the party to form a new group. Modi tweeted over the turn of events and said that too...
  • Nitish Kumar for 'Thali' beating before Bihar shutdown 24-02-2014 08:38 PM

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday urged people to participate in 'thali' beating March 1 in support of the state shutdown the following day to protest denial of special category status to Bihar. "I appeal people to join thali beating Saturday evening to express their protest and anger - the...
  • Fraud cases of Rs 6,175 cr reported by PSU banks till January 2014 07-02-2014 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: Public sector banks have reported fraud cases of Rs 1 lakh and above amounting to Rs 6,174.83 crore till January during the 2013-14 financial year, Parliament was informed on Friday. For the entire 2012-13, such cases had amounted to Rs 8,232.67 crore; Rs 4,069.80 crore in 2011-12 and...
  • AAP more interested in autorickshaws than environment: Sunita Narain 29-01-2014 12:36 PM

    Environmentalists have criticised the Aam Admi Party (AAP) government in Delhi after a study found that it is the world's most polluted city, ahead even of Beijing. Environmentalist Sunita Narain has alleged that the Delhi government is doing nothing to put pollution checks in place. ...
  • Will write a book to expose those who conspired to frame me in fodder scam: Lalu 16-01-2014 02:30 PM

    Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad plans to write a book to expose his rivals. "I have decided to write a book to expose those who conspired to frame me in fodder scam and sent me to jail," Lalu Prasad told media persons. "My book will also reveal a few...
  • Actor Vinay Apte passes away following multiple organ failure 08-12-2013 10:01 AM

    Mumbai: Popular Marathi actor Vinay Apte, known for his roles in movies like 'Jogwa', 'Satyagraha' and 'Aarakshan', died at a city hospital today at the age of 62. "Mr Vinay Apte was admitted to the hospital yesterday at 8.24 pm. He died today at 5.45 pm. The cause of his...
  • Close aides of absconding Narayan Sai arrested in Uttar Pradesh 01-12-2013 12:45 PM

    The Gujarat Police arrested two close aides of self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh. Searching for "absconding" Narayan Sai, a special team of Gujarat Police conducted a raid at the residence of local jewellers Narsingh Soni and his son Chandan Soni and took them to Surat...
  • JD-U supports BJP demand for Bharat Ratna to Vajpayee 17-11-2013 09:21 PM

    In a surprise move, Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United on Sunday supported the demand of the Bharatiya Janata Party to award the country's highest civilian honour, Bharat Ratna, to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The two parties -- erstwhile partners in governing Bihar -- have been political rivals for the...
  • Gap between Modi's words and deeds: Bihar JD-U chief 07-11-2013 07:32 PM

    Hitting out at BJP's prime minister candidate Narendra Modi over an attack he earlier launched on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the state's ruling Janata Dal-United Thursday said Modi was a man of two faces and double standards. "There is a wide gap between what Narendra Modi is saying and...
  • Environmentalist Sunita Narain injured in accident 21-10-2013 09:34 AM

    New Delhi: Environmentalist Sunita Narain suffered critical injuries Sunday after a speeding car hit her from behind while she was riding a bicycle here, police said. Narain, 52, the director of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and resident of South Delhi's Green Park area, was heading towards Lodhi Garden...
  • Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan team up again for ROC 14-10-2013 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: India will be representing in the Race Of Champions (ROC) for the second time after Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan signed up for ROC 2013, to be held at Bangkok's Rajamangala Stadium on the weekend of December 14-15. The former Formula 1 drivers joined forces for Team India...
  • Karthikeyan remains in Auto GP title hunt after thrilling win 05-10-2013 06:57 PM

    Brno (Czech Republic): A sensational start from third place on the grid set the foundation for Narain Karthikeyan's brilliant victory in race one of the Auto GP World Series season finale at the Brno circuit on Saturday. Having endured a difficult qualifying session on Saturday after an untimely red flag...
  • PM releases postage stamp on freedom fighter Lala Jagat Narain 09-09-2013 06:52 PM

    New Delhi:Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday released a postage stamp on freedom fighter, parliamentarian and journalist Lala Jagat Narain. The prime minister described him as a brave freedom fighter, a fearless journalist and an able parliamentarian. "The morals and principles of journalism set up by Lala Jagat Narain continue...
  • 10 stars before they earned huge popularity 06-09-2013 12:00 AM

    New Delhi: Get ready to be shocked and amazed! For we bring to you those photos of popular celebrities - Aamir Khan, Sridevi, Alia Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan, Shashi Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure, Aditya Narain, Aftab Shivdasani, Imran Khan, Bobby Deol - which were clicked during their childhood. While some stars, who...
  • UP govt transfers SDM-Faizabad for releasing detained VHP activists 01-09-2013 09:23 AM

    Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday transfered Faizabad sub-district magistrate for releasing detained VHP activists who were arrested for violating prohibitory orders and disturbing communal harmony and peace. The government transfered Ram Sahay Yadav, who was posted as SDM Sadar in Faizabad district, for not taking senior officers in confidence and...
  • Aadhaar card valid proof for opening bank account: Finance Ministry 21-08-2013 07:50 PM

    Aadhaar card is a valid proof for opening a bank account under the know your customer (KYC) norms, government said on Wednesday. "Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has notified that the Aadhaar Card is a valid proof for opening of a bank account under the Know Your Customer (KYC) scheme,"...
  • Karthikeyan wins 1st race, finishes 5th in 2nd in Nurburgring 18-08-2013 09:28 PM

    Nurburgring: Continuing his strong show in the Auto GP series, Indian racer Narain Karthikeyan recorded his third win of the season when he triumphed in the race one and finished fifth in the race two in round six of the series, here. Starting from pole position in race one, Narain...
  • Narain Karthikeyan zooms to third win in Auto GP 17-08-2013 10:44 PM

    Nurburgring, Germany: India's Narain Karthikeyan secured his third victory at round six of the Auto GP World Series at the Nurburgring Circuit here on Saturday. Having secured his third consecutive pole on Friday, Narain managed to capitalise on his advantage at the start, but faced stiff opposition from Italian GP2...
  • I have had very few regrets in life: Narain Karthikeyan 22-07-2013 06:18 PM

    New Delhi: Adversities have made him a stronger person and that's precisely the reason why Narain Karthikeyan doesn't find any lack of motivation after switching over to Auto GP from Formula One as he aims to win the championship this season. Karthikeyan takes a lot of pride in the way...
  • Double podium finish for Narain Karthikeyan in Auto GP 14-07-2013 11:17 PM

    Mugello, Italy: After finishing third in race one, India's Narain Karthikeyan triumphed in the second Auto GP race on Sunday for a double podium finish at the Mugello Circuit in Mugello, Italy. Karthikeyan was helped after Kevin Giovesi was given a 25-second post-race penalty. Karthikeyan's win in the fifth round...
  • Narain Karthikeyan grabs pole for Mugello round in Auto GP 13-07-2013 08:52 PM

    Mugello, Italy: Continuing with his stupendous Auto GP run, Indian racer Narain Karthikeyan on Saturday claimed his second successive pole for the Italian round of the championship. Karthikeyan, who had won Race One at Silverstone from pole position last month, set a scorching lap-time of 1:34.583 to claim pole yet...
  • Tata Nano car drives into Guinness World Records 26-06-2013 04:31 AM

    Bangalore: Tata Motors' small car Nano entered the Guinness World Records for driving on a longest journey covering the entire country, the company said on Monday. "The expedition was accomplished in 10 days (March 21-30) covering 10,218 km in a Tata Nano from Kanyakumari in southern Tamil Nadu to circumnavigate...
  • Nitish must resign if NDA breaks up: BJP 15-06-2013 05:13 PM

    Patna: In a further souring of ties, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday told chief minister Nitish Kumar to quit and seek a fresh mandate if Bihar's ruling coalition splits. BJP leader and minister Chandra Mohan Rai told the media: "Nitish Kumar should resign as chief minister because people...