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  • AIR should delve deeper into rural problems: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi 3 days ago

    Rampur: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledging to revive the radio culture, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday advised the AIR programmers to move out of the studios and sit at village choupals amidst the rural folks to record their problems. Naqvi was addressing a gathering on the...
  • Haryana polls: Modi has eliminated 'power brokers' in Delhi, says Naqvi October 12, 2014

    Hathin-Pudana-Nooh: BJP Vice-President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday launched a blistering attack on Congress and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he had eliminated "power brokers" from the "corridors of power" in Delhi. "The biggest challenge that has taken place since the Modi government came to power, has been...
  • Palestinian unity government holds first Gaza cabinet meeting October 9, 2014

    Gaza City: Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah convened his unity government's first cabinet meeting in Gaza on Thursday, months after it swore oath in the West Bank. The meeting at the Gaza property of president Mahmud Abbas aims to show the international community a united Palestinian front ahead of a donors...
  • Put Congress' 'malgovernance' into dustbin: Naqvi October 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: Exuding confidence that BJP will form the next government in Haryana on its own, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that time has come to rid the state from "malgovernance" of Congress. "Today, it is Gandhi Jayanti and in entire country 'Clean India' campaign was launched, in...
  • Modi's statement on Indian Muslims is not political but nationalistic: BJP September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on Indian Muslims is not "political but nationalistic" and hit out at those deriving negative meaning from it, saying they have realised that secularism can no longer be used to win votes. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not given this...
  • AircelMaxis deal: BJP promises a fair probe September 20, 2014

    A day after the CBI said it is investigating former Finance Minister P Chidambaram role's in the AircelMaxis deal, the BJP has promised a fair probe. ...
  • Maharashtra: BJP hopeful of positive outcome even as Shiv Sena refuses to bend September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: As Shiv Sena has been adamant on not to give equal seats to its ally Bharatiya Janata Party to contest polls in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections, the latter is still hopeful of a positive outcome. The Sena had also threatened to break the alliance if the BJP demanded...
  • Bipasha Basu is one of the finest actors I've ever come across, enjoys a huge fan following in Pakistan: Imran Abbas September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Pakistani actor Imran Abbas, who debuted in Bollywood with "Creature 3D", says he has certain reservations about bold scenes. Asked if he has any reservations about bold scenes, he said: "I have certain reservation with that and I can't cross that line. But when you start working, you can't take...
  • 'Creature 3D' review: The film fails spectacularly in getting the basics right September 12, 2014

    Cast: Bipasha Basu, Imran Abbas Naqvi Director: Vikram Bhatt Steven Spielberg famously explained that his decision to reveal as little of the shark as he possibly could, until one was twothirds into Jaws, helped escalate the audience's tension. After all, what really scares you is the stuff you can't see. Director Vikram...
  • Mamata transformed from 'daughter of revolution' to 'queen of corruption': BJP September 8, 2014

    Kolkata: Hitting out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for "patronising corruption", Bharatiya Janata Party Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said the Saradha scam would prove to be the Waterloo for the Trinamool Congress in days to come. "We had immense respect for Mamata Banerjee and her fight...
  • BJP forms panel to help government roll out social schemes August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to help publicise and implement social welfare schemes initiated under Prime Minister Narendra Modi government, BJP has formed a committee for active coordination between the party and the government. The move, BJP sources said, was a conscious strategy to ensure that benefits of welfare programmes...
  • Congress unable to digest out 'Good Governance': Naqvi August 20, 2014

    BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in response to the allegations of Congress president Sonia Gandhi that BJP is riding on schemes of UPA government said, Congress is unable to digest our 'Good Governance'. ...
  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi reacts on likely Bharat Ratna awardees August 10, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) member Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi talks about the Bharat Ratna issue. "Even though this is a fixed procedure there were many people who deserved this honour in the last government but were ignored," said Naqvi. ...
  • Congress is behind communal riots in UP: BJP August 9, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said that Congress is the biggest party that spreads communalism. "Congress along with Samajwadi Party working together and in Uttar Pradesh," he said. ...
  • Israelis, Gaza militants fight on, defying truce efforts August 9, 2014

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israel launched more than 30 aerial attacks in Gaza on Saturday, killing five Palestinians, and militants fired rockets at Israel as the conflict entered a second month, defying international efforts to negotiate an agreement for an extended ceasefire. The violence seemed to delay any progress in talks brokered by Egypt...
  • BJP hits back at Rahul, says Congress should give up its arrogance August 9, 2014

    Sohna: Hitting back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for saying that communal riots in Uttar Pradesh were executed deliberately, the Bharatiya Janata Party has said that he should think about the welfare of his own party. "Rahul Gandhi should introspect and decide the direction of his own party. Congress...
  • CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar wins India's third wrestling gold in Glasgow July 29, 2014

    Glasgow: Sushil Kumar led the charge as Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show in the Commonwealth Games winning three of the five gold medals on offer here Tuesday. Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat also bagged gold medals while Rajeev Tomar settled for the silver medal in what was a...
  • BJP holds Parliamentary party meet to discuss bills July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday held a parliamentary party meet to discuss the different bills to be tabled in the ongoing session in Parliament. According to sources, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu told party MPs that they must heed to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's...
  • More than 70 killed in Israeli shelling, clashes in Gaza July 21, 2014

    Jerusalem: More than 60 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers were killed as Israel shelled a Gaza neighborhood and battled militants on Sunday in the bloodiest fighting in a near twoweekold offensive. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of carrying out a massacre in Shejaia in the eastern suburbs of the city...
  • Watch: A scene from Zohra Sehgal's debut film 'Dharti Ke Lal' July 11, 2014

    Zohra Sehgal was already an accomplished dancerchoreorapher when she made her debut in KA Abbas's 'Dharti Ke Lal' in 1946. The dancer had traveled the world with Uday Shankar's troupe and had started her own dance institute along with her husband Kameshwar Sehgal. While the role was a character role,...
  • After thrillers, director duo AbbasMustan want to make romantic, comedy films July 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Director duo AbbasMustan, who are known for making thriller films, now plan to explore the genre of romantic and comedy films. The duo have made films like 'Baazigar', 'Ajnabee', 'Aitraaz', 'Race' among others in this genre, which have turned out to be hits. Like their contemporary filmmakers who are trying to...
  • Misbah should lead Pakistan till World Cup 2015: Zaheer Abbas July 4, 2014

    Karachi: After facing criticism from many quarters, Pakistan Test and oneday captain MisbahulHaq is now getting some support as well with former skipper Zaheer Abbas backing him to lead the side till the 2015 World Cup. "Give me on valid reason why Misbah is not fit to lead the team till...
  • Iraq crisis: Red Crescent dismisses reports of threat to Indian nurses July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: After reports that 46 Indian nurses trapped in the conflict zone in Iraq have been asked to leave within 5 hours by the militants, Iraq Red Crescent has said that they are safe. "The nurses in Tikrit are safe, there is no threat. They are inside the hospital,...
  • How 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' reminded us of Rohit Shetty, Sooraj Barjatya and AbbasMustan July 1, 2014

    If you are a diehard fan of the loud, adrenalinepumpingspecialeffectsinfused series 'Transformers', you will have realised that this film was a little different than the rest in the series. Why, you ask? Clearly, the film has been influenced by good ol' Bollywood! Don't believe us? Here are a few examples: ...
  • Hindi directive row escalates; Maya, Jaya oppose Modi government's move June 20, 2014

    Chennai: The ageold 'linguistic war' in the Indian society has reached a new level altogether with the Union Home Ministry issuing directives to use Hindi for interactions on the social media and different voices emerging from regional parties on the issue. While DMK chief Karunanidhi had on Thursday strongly opposed...
  • Naqvi on promoting Hindi language June 20, 2014

    In a tweet written in Hindi, Naqvi cited that the Hindi needed to be promoted as it was increasing being perceived that only the English speaking were the intelligent lot. ...
  • Need to dispel the perception that only English speakers are intelligent: BJP June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding fuel to the ongoing 'linguistic war', Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said that a person who speaks Hindi was considered illiterate while the English speaking populace was considered elite. In a tweet written in Hindi, Naqvi cited that the Hindi needed to be promoted...
  • ISIS dangerous not only for Syria but whole world: Syrian Ambassador June 19, 2014

    Syrian Ambassador to India, Riyadh Abbas on Thursday said that the ISIS is getting support from Al Qaeda supporters, like western, colonial states and some Saudi countries. In an interview to CNNIBN, Syrian Ambassador said, "ISIS is terrorist organisation which is dangerous not only for Syria but the whole world." ...
  • BJP hits out at SP government over dismal law and order situation, says it has failed June 16, 2014

    The Centre on Monday expressed concern over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh with BJP slamming the Akhilesh Yadav government there for the present state of affairs even as Congress demanded strict action against troublemakers and miscreants. "This should not be taken as some politics being done by us...