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  • Don't see AAP competing for space nationwide: Shashi Tharoor 9 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said that he does not see the Aam Aadmi Party competing nationwide for political space with the Congress, and that the new party posed more of a threat to the Communist parties. Referring to the AAP's landslide victory in the recent Delhi elections,...
  • Hindu group reconverts 10 people, says won't stop untill Christians and Muslims stop conversion Yesterday

    Chennai: A fringe Hindu outfit in Chennai claims to have reconverted ten people from Christianity and Islam to Hinduism. The Bharat Hindu Munnani claims they have reconverted at least 50 people in the recent past back to their religion. They say they were brainwashed and converted to other religions....
  • Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew still in intensive care: Statement 2 days ago

    Singapore: Singapore's first prime minister and the man widely credited with the city-state's economic success, Lee Kuan Yew, is still on mechanical ventilation in an intensive care unit in hospital, the prime minister's office said on Thursday. Lee, who turned 91 last September, was admitted to hospital on February 5 with...
  • Anna Hazare returns, targets Modi government's Land Ordinance; Kejriwal to participate on Tuesday 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare, who shook the previous UPA government four years ago with his anti-corruption crusade, is back in the national capital to take on the BJP government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for its "pro-rich" development agenda. Attacking Modi government's Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, Hazare said...
  • India concerned at former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed's arrest and manhandling 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after the former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was arrested on a terror charge, India on Monday expressed concern at his arrest and manhandling. Nasheed, the leader of opposition and chief of Maldivian Democratic Party, was dragged in the court by the police for the hearing in the...
  • 'How can government take away irrigated land of farmers?': Anna Hazare 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, who is protesting on Monday at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the Land Acquisition Bill, has objected to the provision of government taking away irrigated land of the farmers. Just before starting his protest at Jantar Mantaer in New Delhi, Hazare said, "How can...
  • Mika meet Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and wife over tea; says he is the most humble man ever 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Bollywood singer Mika Singh met Arvind Kejriwal over tea here and later described the Delhi chief minister as the most 'humble' and 'simple' man. The singer took to micro-blogging site Twitter to express his feelings about theAam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief. "I have met the most humble man, the...
  • 2-day Delhi Assembly session to begin today, LoP post for BJP under contention 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The newly sworn-in Aam Aadmi Party government is looking to initiate discussions on its poll promises, including women's safety and cheaper electricity, in the brief two-day session of the Delhi Assembly which begins on Monday. The session will also see the newly elected legislators being administered oath while the...
  • Emulate Indian cricket team's discipline: Lok Sabha Speaker to lawmakers 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of a possibly stormy Budget session of Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said lawmakers should emulate the Indian cricket team's discipline which has kept India on the top in the World Cup. "The lawmakers should follow the young boys of the Indian cricket team who in today's...
  • Faridabad: Aam Aadmi Party opens office at Ballabgarh 5 days ago

    Faridabad: Buoyed by its overwhelming victory in Delhi Assembly polls, Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday opened its office in Ballabgarh area of this district in Haryana. "The party has decided to open the office in the city after observing large number of its followers in the area," party's district organiser Abhash...
  • Look of the day: Priyanka Chopra stands out at the Vanity Fair and Loreal's Pre Oscar Party in a blue Three Floor dress 6 days ago

    The Oscar season is on and the gap between Hollywood and Bollywood is reducing. The Vanity Fair and Loreal's Pre Oscar Party was attended by a gorgeous Priyanka Chopra. The actress was wearing a blue two toned dress from Three Floor. The peeking bra detail in her dress was the best...
  • PM Modi reaches out to opposition parties, says all issues will be discussed in Budget session 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reached out to opposition parties at an all-party meeting convened ahead of the Budget session to arrive at a consensus on some ordinances. The Prime Minister assured that all issues will be discussed and asked parties to focus on Budget and smooth...
  • All-party meet ahead of Budget session to reach consensus on key legislations 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A day before the crucial Budget session, the Narendra government has decide to reach out to opposition parties and there will be two all-party meetings to explore consensus on passing key legislations, including bills to replace ordinances on land acquisition and mining. The first meeting is called by Parliamentary...
  • Low water, power tariff very soon, free Wi-Fi likely by year-end: CM Kejriwal February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government will very soon make an announcement on reducing water and electricity tariff while free Wi-Fi may be activated by year-end. "People are expecting a lot on water, power and Wi-Fi. We have prepared a blue print on water and...
  • Lakhimpur: 16-year-old girl raped, body found hanging from tree February 20, 2015

    Lakhimpur: In a grim reminder of the infamous Badaun incident, a teenage Dalit girl was raped and her body was later found hanging from a tree in Nighasan area of the district, police said on Thursday. The body of the 16-year-old girl was found hanging from a tree on Tuesday morning...
  • Media not allowed to enter premises, needs prior appointment: Delhi government February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia defended his government's decision to curb the media at the Delhi Secretariat saying 'media is not priority, the public is'. The remarks came after media was not allowed entry into the Delhi Secretariat on February 16 on the first working day of...
  • AAP demands apology from BJP after Delhi HC's clean chit on foreign funds February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Delhi High Court gave a clean chit to the Aam Aadmi Party on its foreign funds, the party has demanded an apology from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Centre on the issue. The development took place after the Centre told the high court...
  • Centre takes a U-turn in Delhi HC, gives clean chit to Aam Aadmi Party's foreign funding February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In a clear U-turn, the Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that nothing objectionable was detected in the foreign funding of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). In the run up to the Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress had tried to corner AAP over...
  • Will strongly oppose land ordinance in Parliament: Congress February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress will strongly oppose the land ordinance in the upcoming Budget Session of Parliament saying interests of farmers and livelihood losers will be "completely eliminated" if it becomes law as it reopens the route for forcible acquisition. "The ordinance is a black ordinance. We are going to oppose it...
  • Lok Sabha Speaker calls all-party meeting on February 22 ahead of Budget session February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has called a meeting of leaders of political parties on February 22 to ensure smooth run of the Budget Session during which the government will also seek to convert six recent ordinances into legislations. Parliament sources said Mahajan has convened a meeting of leaders...
  • Bihar political crisis: BJP walks out from all-party meeting called by state Speaker February 18, 2015

    Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday boycotted an all-party meeting called by the state Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary ahead of the Assembly session. The Bihar Assembly is scheduled to meet on February 20 for Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi to prove his majority. Meanwhile, the Patna High Court will on...
  • Despite AAP's success in Delhi, BJP a huge threat to regional parties as Congress fades away February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Since October-November 2013 India has been in election mode with several states electing new assemblies and sandwiched between them was the grand Lok Sabha election that saw a single party majority for the first time since 1984 when over 65% of the country's population was not even born. ...
  • Maharashtra: Sena condemns attack on Govind Pansare, slams BJP for poor law and order situation February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Condemning the attack on communist leader Govind Pansare, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Maharashtra over the "deteriorating" law and order situation. "Pansare was shot when Sun's rays were illuminating Kolhapur. All this is happening in our own Maharashtra, despite change in...
  • 5 points of friction between Delhi and Centre as AAP gets ready to implement its poll promises February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is firmly in the saddle in Delhi and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has started to implement its election promises. Even though the Delhi government does not have many powers which are enjoyed by other state governments and is dependent on the Centre to...
  • Five detained for probe into attack on Govind Pansare, 20 police teams deployed February 17, 2015

    Kolhapur: Five people have been detained by the Maharashtra police for investigation into the attack on rationalist and veteran Communist party leader Govind Pansare. Twenty teams along with a forensic team have been deployed to probe the case headed by an additional superintendent of police. The probe teams have been...
  • AAP's poll promise of free WiFi in Delhi with 'terms and conditions' February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: One of the big promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party during the Delhi Assembly elections is providing free WiFi, but when it comes down to implementing the agenda finer details are different from expectations. According to the plan only public websites and websites that deal with governance...
  • Delhi: AAP government invites proposals for reducing electricity tariffs February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking the first move to fulfill his poll promises, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday directed the finance and power departments to send proposals for reduction of electricity tariffs by half till the audits are completed by the Comptroller and Auditor General. The Chief Minister has...
  • AAP's landslide win in Delhi still hasn't sunk in: Yogendra Yadav February 16, 2015

    Relishing the massive mandate in Delhi polls, Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav said that though they were confident of a victory, the margin of victory has been a surprise. ...
  • Decision to bring in Kiran Bedi to counter Kejriwal in Delhi polls was taken too late: RSS February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has pulled up the Bharatiya Janata Party and its Delhi chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi over its dismal performance in the recently concluded Assembly elections. RSS mouthpiece 'The Organiser', called BJP's Delhi campaign defensive. The RSS said the decision to bring in Kiran Bedi...