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  • Ramdev visits Kedarnath on invitation of Congress led Uttarakhand government Yesterday

    Haridwar: Yoga guru Ramdev visited Kedarnath on the invitation of the Congress-led government in Uttarakhand, saying he had accepted the invite in the "interest of the state and the country". "(Chief Minister Harish) Rawat invited a baba to visit the dham of another baba (abode of lord shiva), he extended...
  • Actors game for Modi's 'Clean India' challenge October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Accepting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' challenge, actor Salman Khan pledged support to the cause. "Me & my Foundation accept the invite from our honourable Prime Minister for Swachh Bharat and will give our 100% for #MyCleanIndia," the actor tweeted. Earlier in the day, actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan,...
  • Government's health policy will lay emphasis on Ayurveda: Harsh Vardhan August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said the government would work towards enhancing Ayurveda's global acceptance as evidencebased medicine. Speaking to reporters at Haridwar after laying foundation stone of a Global Museum of Ayurveda and Herbal Medicine at yoga guru Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Yoga...
  • Ramdev takes students to Gangotri despite alert, stranded due to heavy rains July 16, 2014

    Dehradun: Heavy rains are wreaking havoc in Uttarakhand. Thousands have been stranded in Gangotri including Yoga guru Ramdev. The Yoga guru has been stuck at the higher reaches with around 400 students. He had reportedly gone ahead with the programme despite an alert issued by the Met department of Uttarakhand. The...
  • After Hafiz Saeed meeting, Ramdev aide Vaidik sparks a row on Kashmir July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ramdev aide and journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik who has been making headlines for his "interview" with Jamat ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed has stoked another controversy by pitching for an independent Kashmir. In an interview to Pakistan's Dawn News, Vaidik pressed for more power to Kashmir, adding that if...
  • I met him to analyse his mind: Vaidik on meeting Hafiz Saeed July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik, whose meeting with 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore has kicked up a row, on Monday defended himself by saying he only wanted to analyse the Pakistani terror group leader's mind to "perceive his motivation about India". Asked what was his objective in...
  • Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Ramdev aide's meeting with Hafiz Saeed July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Opposition Congress on Monday created uproar in Rajya Sabha over reported meeting of a journalist considered close to yoga guru Ramdev with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed, leading to two adjournments during Question Hour. Though the government clarified that it had nothing to do with...
  • Ramdev defends aide Ved Pratap Vaidik who met Hafiz Saeed July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev came to the defence of his close aide Ved Pratap Vaidik who is under attack over his alleged meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed. Ramdev said that Vaidik met the dreaded terrorist in his capacity as a journalist. Vaidik said, "I have been meeting all the...
  • Not desperate for a ministry, can be the PM if I want to, says Ramdev May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party supporter and yoga teacher Ramdev said that if he could have become the Prime Minister, Member of Parliament or a Chief Minister if he wanted to. In an interview to CNNIBN, he said, "I am not desperate for any ministry. If I wanted, I could...
  • Hope the BJP accepts different religions, sexualities; Ramdev not a great role model: Sonam Kapoor May 21, 2014

    Cannes: The Narendra Modi wave has also reached the Cannes Film Festival and actor Sonam Kapoor spoke to CNNIBN's Sushant Mehta on her expectations from the new Prime Minister and the government. She said even though there are some people connected to the BJP who are not great role models,...
  • Arun Jaitley compares Ramdev with Mahatma Gandhi, JP Narayan May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has kicked up a storm by comparing yoga guru Ramdev with Mahatma Gandhi and Jaiprakash Narayan. The remarks came at a function in Delhi where Jaitley "thanked" Ramdev for "awakening" the voters and compared his efforts with the struggles undertaken by national leaders...
  • After Ram and Krishna, new krantikari in the incarnation of Modi: Ramdev May 16, 2014

    Yoga guru Ramdev said on Friday, "I said that after lord Ram and lord Krishna, there will a krantikari in the incarnation of Modi that has finally happened. Gujarat has given many great men to India." ...
  • Ramdev faces Rs 1,000 cr defamation suit for remark on Rahul May 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: An NGO in Ahmedabad has filed a civil defamation suit against yoga guru Ramdev, seeking damages of Rs 1,000 crore, for making an antiDalit remark while taking a dig at the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. The yoga guru landed in a controversy last month when he said that Rahul...
  • Honeymoon remark: Supreme Court stays proceedings against Ramdev May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed all proceedings against yoga teacher Ramdev in different parts of the country for his controversial "honeymoon" remark targeting Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over visiting homes of Dalits. A bench of Chief Justice RM Lodha also issued notice to police in all states...
  • SC to hear Ramdev's plea to club all the FIRs on his honeymoon remark May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear yoga teacher Baba Ramdev's plea to club all the FIRs from different parts of the country on his controversial 'honeymoon' remarks against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. Ramdev has also sought that that the police must be restrained from taking coercive action against...
  • FIR against Ramdev under Atrocities Act for remark on Rahul Gandhi May 7, 2014

    Mumbai: An FIR was registered against the yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday for his controversial statement about the Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi. Ramdev's statement that Gandhi goes to Dalit homes for "picnics and honeymoon" had kicked up a controversy recently. "An FIR has been registered...
  • Ramdev urges voters to come out and vote for the nation May 7, 2014

    Yoga guru Ramdev was one of the earliest voters in Haridwar. He urged voters to come out of home and exercise their franchise. ...
  • Karnataka: DSS stages protest against Ramdev May 6, 2014

    Mangalore: Karnataka Dalita Sangharsha Samiti (DSS) on Monday staged a protest against yoga guru Ramdev for his recent alleged antiDalit remarks aimed at Congress VicePresident Rahul Gandhi. Ramdev had attacked Gandhi at a function in Lucknow on April 25, saying he visits Dalit homes for honeymoon and picnic. The protestors demanded his...
  • Case against Ramdev for hurting religious sentiments of Sikhs May 6, 2014

    Jalandhar: The Punjab Police on Monday booked yoga guru Ramdev for hurting religious sentiments of Sikhs. The case against Ramdev has been registered under section 295A (hurting religious sentiments or feelings) at a police station in Jalandhar following a complaint by Harpreet Singh of the Sikh Talmel Committee. In his complaint,...
  • BSP leader announces Rs 1 crore bounty on Ramdev's head May 5, 2014

    BSP Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha candidate Bhagwan Singh Chohan has a placed a bounty of Rs 1 crore on yoga guru Baba Ramdev's head for his alleged "antiDalit" remarks. "I am ready to pay Rs. 1 crore to the person who will bring his...
  • Ramdev approaches SC for clubbing of FIRs on Honeymoon remark May 5, 2014

    Yoga Guru Ramdev on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking directions restraining any coercive action him and for clubbing of all FIRs lodged in different parts of country for his controversial "honeymoon" remarks targeting Rahul Gandhi over visiting homes of dalits. His petition was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief...
  • Watch: 'The Election That Isn't' with Cyrus Broacha May 4, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Election That Isn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on 2 FIR filed against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for violating the model code of conduct, Ramdev's controversial 'Honeymoon' remark against Rahul Gandhi and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh admits his affair with TV journalist. He also spoke...
  • Cyrus Broacha scoffs at Ramdev for his 'honeymoon' remark May 4, 2014

    Yoga teacher Ramdev came under fire for his remarks that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visits Dalit homes for 'honeymoons and picnics'. Four FIRs have been filed against him....
  • Rajasthan court orders police to file case against Ramdev May 3, 2014

    A court in Jodhpur on Saturday ordered police to file a case against yoga guru Baba Ramdev for his alleged remarks against Dalits, a lawyer said. A man named Vijay Rao recently filed a complaint in the court of a metropolitan magistrate against Ramdev. "The court on Saturday asked police to initiate...
  • Court asks police to register case against Ramdev May 3, 2014

    A court in Jodhpur has ordered police to register a case against yoga guru Ramdev and initiate an inquiry against him for his controversial "honeymoon" remark against Rahul Gandhi. The court of Metropolitan Magistrate gave this order while admitting an istegasa (legal complaint) by Vijay Rao of Jodhpur on Friday through...
  • AAP opposes Ramdev's camp in Varanasi May 1, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party has opposed yoga guru Baba Ramdev's camp in Varanasi and asked the Election Commission not to allow such activity in the temple town till the election gets over as it would lead to a law and order problem. The party has also alleged that any such activity would...
  • News 360: Voters beat the heat, high turnout in phase 7 of LS polls April 30, 2014

    Good turnout in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections as voters brave the heat to vote across 89 Constituencies in 7 States and 2 Union Territories. West Bengal records a high of 83 per cent and heavy in Telangana and Punjab. ...
  • A Billion Votes: FIRs against Modi for model code of conduct violation April 30, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • Why Modi silent is on Ramdev's controversial remarks, asks Congress April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Questioning the "silence" of Narendra Modi over Ramdev's controversial remarks against Rahul Gandhi, Congress on Wednesday wondered whether the BJP prime ministerial candidate was justifying the insult of Dalits by the Yoga guru. "Narendra Modi's silence on the issue is deafening. He speaks on every issue, but why is...
  • SP won't act against Ramdev for insulting Dalits: Mayawati April 30, 2014

    Bahujan Samaj Party Mayawati has lashed out at yoga expert Ramdev for insulting Dalits with his 'honeymoon' remark against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. ...