TRUST

  • If the youth come together, we can end child slavery, says Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi 3 days ago

    2014 Nobel Laureate and child's rights crusader Kailash Satyarthi while delivering the keynote address at the annual trust women conference in London said that with the help of the youth and prompt community interference, child trafficking can be controlled. ...
  • BJP cheated the people of Maharashtra, says Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote November 12, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote said that the BJP government had cheated the people of Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray will decide future course of action. This is a minority government, we will take up the matter," said Raote. ...
  • Maharashtra trust vote: Number of 'Yes' voters was more than the 'No', says Shaina NC November 12, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, BJP Spokesperson Shaina NC said that the number of 'Yes' voters were far more than the 'No' during the Maharashtra trust vote. "The BJP was confident that there would be lots of MLAs across the board that would want a good governance model and vote...
  • Is the BJP paying mere lip service to its allies? November 12, 2014

    Even as the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra won the confidence motion in the state Assembly on Wednesday, the Congress and Shiv Sena demanded a fresh trust vote on technical ground. While the government won the trust vote through a voice vote, the two opposition parties questioned the outcome saying...
  • Maharashtra trust vote: Five Congress MLAs suspended for 2 years for heckling Governor November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Five Congress MLAs in Maharashtra were suspended on Wednesday for heckling Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and stopping his car. While the MLAs have been suspended for two years, a committee has been set up to report on the incident in the next Assembly session. The Congress and Shiv Sena were...
  • Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde to be Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde was elected to the post of Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday. The Sena stuck to its stand of not supporting the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the trust vote till the power-sharing was resolved. Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has told his MLAs...
  • Maharashtra: Unfair on part of Sena to vote against BJP, says Vinod Tawde November 12, 2014

    As the Shiv Sena has decided to vote against the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the trust vote, BJP leader Vinod Tawde said the former's decision was unfair. Tawde said, "We hope Shiv Sena will reconsider its decision. It's not fair for Shiv Sena to vote against us. People of...
  • Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to seek trust vote today, NCP, Sena yet to take the final call November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: On the third day of the special Maharashtra Assembly session, the Devendra Fadnavis government will have to prove its majority on the floor of the House on Wednesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party bagged 122 seats and its ally Rashtriya Samaj Paksha has got one seat in the Maharashtra Assembly. The...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to seek trust vote on Wednesday, Sena asks its MLA to be present November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The 13-day-old BJP government in Maharashtra headed by Devendra Fadnavis will seek a vote of confidence on Wednesday which it is expected to win with the help of NCP despite its continuing stand-off with Shiv Sena. The former allies look set to cross swords even before the crucial trust...
  • Grand entry for Shiv Sena MLAs in Maharashtra Assembly with drums, orange turbans November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: As the three-day special session of Maharashtra Assembly begins on Monday, all 63 Shiv Sena MLAs made a dramatic entrance into the Assembly. Sena MLAs entered into the Assembly accompanied by beating drums and wearing orange turbans. Shiv Sena is still undecided on post-poll alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party....
  • Maharashtra: Fadnavis to seek trust vote after Speaker's election on November 12 November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: With the three-day special session of Maharashtra Assembly beginning on Monday, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will seek a trust vote after election of Speaker on November 12. State Governor C Vidyasagar Rao will administer oath to Jeeva Pandu Gavit as pro-tem Speaker of the Assembly in Raj Bhavan at 10...
  • Maharashtra Assembly session to begin today, Shiv Sena yet to decide on sitting in opposition November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The special three-day session of Maharashtra Assembly will begin on Monday even as former ally Shiv Sena still remains undecided on whether it will support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government in the state or sit in the opposition. A final decision is likely only after Chief Minister...
  • No Sena minister will be inducted in Maharashtra Cabinet before trust vote: Fadnavis November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena representatives will not be inducted into Maharashtra's BJP-led government before it wins the trust vote, Chief Minister Devedndra Fadnavis said on Wednesday, in comments that have not gone down well with Sena and highlighted continued differences between the two parties over power-sharing. "Pehle vishwas phir vistar (first the...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to face crucial trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly on November 12 November 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A special three-day session of the Mahararashtra Assembly will begin on November 10 in which the first BJP government will face a crucial trust vote on November 12, a minister said on Saturday. All the 287 newly-elected legislators would be sworn-in and the minority government headed by Chief Minister Devendra...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to face crucial trust vote on November 12 November 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A special three-day session of the Mahararashtra assembly will begin on November 10 in which the first BJP government will face a crucial trust vote on November 12, a minister said on Saturday. All the 287 newly-elected legislators would be sworn-in and the minority government headed by Chief Minister Devendra...
  • Shiv Sena builds pressure on BJP, asks it to decide on power sharing before trust vote, say sources November 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after the new Bharatiya Janata Party government in Maharashtra was sworn in, former ally Shiv Sena has stepped up the pressure. Sena has told the BJP to decide on power sharing before the floor test it will be facing within the next 15 days, sources said on...
  • 'Indians more likely to absorb mobile radiation' October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Indians are more likely to absorb radiation from mobile phones due to their low body mass index and the less fat content in their bodies, a leading health expert said Tuesday. "A hot tropical climate, low fat content in bodies and a lower body mass index on an average...
  • British Raj did more harm than good in Indian subcontinent: Debate in UK Supreme Court September 21, 2014

    London: The British Raj did more harm than good in the Indian subcontinent, this was the conclusion of a historic debate that put the mighty empire on a mock trial at the Supreme Court here. The IndoBritish Heritage Trust organised the debate as the inaugural event to mark the 400th...
  • India can learn from Scottish vote: Shashi Tharoor September 19, 2014

    London: The result of the Scottish referendum gave a "good and healthy signal" to the world and offered a lesson in unity to India, Congress politician and author Shashi Tharoor said on Friday. As Scots voted decisively in favour of staying within the United Kingdom, the Thiruvananthapuram MP said, "There...
  • Gandhi prize for South Africabased organization September 3, 2014

    Johannesburg: A South Africabased outfit involved in conflict resolution has been awarded the Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Reconciliation and Peace for its efforts in promoting peace and addressing disputes globally. Graca Machel, chairperson of The African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes's (Accord) Board of Trustees and former First Lady...
  • Rona Fairhead set to be first chairwoman of BBC Trust August 31, 2014

    London: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Trust, the body overseeing the world famous news corporation, is set to get its first female head. Rona Fairhead, 53, a highflying executive who sits on the boards of a number of bluechip companies, on Saturday was announced as the prospective new chairperson of...
  • Arun Jaitley asks SEBI to guard against market violations August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday asked market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) to be vigilant against possible market violations, while focusing more on attracting retail investors and addressing their grievances. "The minister advised Sebi to remain vigilant about probable violations in the market, focus more...
  • Watch and try not to cry: A bank converts its ATM into an 'Automated Thanking Machine' to give out free money and gifts to loyal customers August 1, 2014

    Canadian bank TD Canada Trust found a way to thank its loyal customers that was so heartfelt that it will overwhelm and move you to tears. The bank converted its ATMs into 'talking' Automated Thanking Machines and gave away free money to every customer. Each got $20 doled out in...
  • SC grants 3 month time to CBI to furnish details of NGOs July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted three more months to CBI to provide details about all registered NGOs in the country and whether they file balance sheets before the authority. A bench headed by Justice HL Dattu granted time after the agency submitted that all the states have not...
  • US names JamaatudDawa as terror outfit, sanctions 2 LeT leaders June 26, 2014

    Washington: Tightening its noose around LeT, the US on Wednesday added its affiliates, including the JuD, to its list of designated terror organisations and slapped sanctions against two Pakistanbased LeT leaders. The State Department has amended LashkareTaiba's designations to add the aliases: JamaatudDawa, AlAnfal Trust, TehrikeHurmateRasool and TehrikeTahafuz Qibla Awwal,...
  • We distrust those who are mean with money: Study June 7, 2014

    London: We distrust people who are mean with their money, according to a new study. In the study, researchers from the University of Oxford and the European University Institute, Italy, asked participants who had no facetoface contact to play a series of interactive games. They had to make decisions about...
  • District Collector in Rajasthan booked over six years old forgery case June 5, 2014

    A district collector in Rajasthan has been booked for allegedly committing forgery while allocating land to two builders in Udaipur six years ago. The two builders Dharmendra Chaundhar and Dheeraj Bhadvia alleged that 2005 batch IAS officer Jogaram, who was posted as the Secretary Urban Improvement Trust (UIT) in Udaipur...
  • Consumer Unity and Trust Society suggets reforms to contain inflation June 5, 2014

    The Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS), an NGO, on Thursday suggested Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley there was a need to introduce competition and transparency reforms to contain inflation and achieve high growth. The new government at Centre has obtained clear and sustainable majority in Lok Sabha,...
  • Tata Trust wants to work in health services sector in Rajasthan June 4, 2014

    Tata Trust Chairman Ratan N Tata on Wednesday called on Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and expressed his group's inclination towards working in health services sector in the state, especially in 'mother and child care'. Tata Trust has special desire to work for "mother and child health" sector in different states,...
  • IAS officer abused, threatened while on duty during inquiry into a theft case June 4, 2014

    An IAS officer was allegedly threatened of dire consequences and verbally abused by a secretary of a private trust and his son, during an inquiry into a theft case in the district on Wednesday, police said. Police have registered a case against Chhedi Lal Gupta, Secretary of Shree Gopal Ji Dharmada...