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  • No more government bungalows for memorials, says Arun Jaitley 3 days ago

    New Delhi: No government bungalow will be made available for a memorial, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on announced on Saturday. "Henceforth no bungalow will be made available for a memorial for any person," Jaitley said after a cabinet meet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The decision came against the backdrop of...
  • Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth chairs meeting on Ebola 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary, Ajit Seth on Thursday chaired a meeting on the raging health crisis in the world, Ebola. The hour long meeting was attended by Home Secretary, Anil Goswami and Secretary of Health was chaired to undertake a mechanism in place for screening of suspect passengers. The Ministry...
  • Maharashtra polls: Raj Thackeray tops online popularity as Chavan, Fadnavis trail 1 week ago

    Mumbai: As the state gets ready for a four-cornered electoral test on Wednesday, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular politician online, according to a study. "Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular leader online leaving behind Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackrey," Google...
  • PM interacts with army chief, NSA at Air Force Day reception October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with army chief General Dalbir Singh and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval at the Air Force Day reception here against the backdrop of continuous ceasefire violations by Pakistan. He also mingled with guests and posed for photographs at "At Home" hosted by...
  • Maharashtra polls: Police seize cash stashed in Ajit Pawar's vehicle October 8, 2014

    Parbhani: Maharashtra Police have seized Rs.4.85 lakh from a car allegedly belonging to senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former state deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, an official said here Wednesday. The police also seized some visiting cards and clothes of Pawar from the intercepted vehicle along with the cash...
  • India, US working on choking financial support to D-Company October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: India and the US are working further on their declaration on how to choke all financial and tactical support to underworld don and terror mastermind Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, who stayed back in the US from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's delegation, was tasked to...
  • Ajit Doval meets Kerry, discusses India-US security cooperation October 3, 2014

    Washington: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday met US Secretary of State John Kerry and his American counterpart Susan Rice and discussed key bilateral and regional issues including India-US security cooperation and terrorism. Kerry discussed India-US security cooperation and other topics of regional and bilateral interest, the State Department Spokesperson,...
  • Hockey greats laud Asian Games gold but say there's work ahead October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey greats Balbir Singh Sr and Ajit Pal Singh on Thursday hailed India's Asian Games gold medal winning effort but felt the players still have a mountain to climb to succeed at the world and Olympics level. The former stars said the win over Pakistan will give the sport...
  • Chavan's decisions will be probed if NCP comes to power: Ajit Pawar October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Taking on Congress after their bitter split, NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Wednesday said some decisions taken by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will be probed if his party came to power after the polls and ruled out any post-election truck with his estranged ally. The former Deputy Chief...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to flag off CRPF marathon on October 12 September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket star Sachin Tendulkar will flag off the first-ever 'unity' marathon run being hosted here by the country's largest paramilitary CRPF on October 12. The force will conduct 'Run for Unity' half-marathon as part of celebrating 75 years of its raising in 2014. "Master blaster Sachin...
  • India's canoe sprinters in Asiad finals September 28, 2014

    Incheon: India's Gaurav Tomar and the men's team of Ajit Kumar Sha and Raju Rawat entered the finals of the canoe sprint 1,000 metre single and 1,000 metre double events of the 17th Asian Games on Sunday. Tomar completed the 1,000 metre race in four minutes and 18.953 seconds to top...
  • Maharashtra: NCP broke alliance with Congress as it was cosying up to BJP, says Prithviraj Chavan September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Even as the Union Cabinet recommended President's Rule in poll-bound Maharashtra after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned following the end of the 15-year-old Congress-NCP alliance in the state, Chavan blamed the NCP for the breakup. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Chavan claimed that the NCP broke the...
  • Maharashtra needs 'dynamic governance', says NCP's Ajit Pawar September 26, 2014

    Pune: In an oblique reference to the alleged slow pace of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's administration, NCP leader Ajit Pawar who kicked off his poll campaign on Friday, said the state needs "dynamic governance". Alluding to Prithviraj Chavan's much publicised retort to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) that he would...
  • Maharashtra Elections: Offered more seats to NCP but they remained adamant, claims Congress September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: After the Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday announced to call off its ties with the Congress, the ruling party in the state said that although they offered ten more seats to the NCP, they latter was adamant to fight on 144 seats and were also demanding an equal share...
  • Maharashtra elections: Congress, NCP seat-sharing talks inconclusive September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Congress and National Congress Party held talks to try and iron out their differences over seat sharing for Maharashtra Assembly elections. The Congress said that the first round of meeting on Tuesday morning was inconclusive. Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane told reporters that the two sides have decided to meet...
  • Delhi: Ajit Singh's supporters tries to enter his bungalow, 150 detained September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Around 150 people, including some former Rashtriya Lok Dal MPs have been detained forcibly outside Tughlak Road in the national capital as they tried to enter party chief Ajit Singh's bungalow on Tuesday. Singh's supporters including RLD leader Rakesh Tikait and other jat leaders were expected to hold a...
  • Protests likely over Ajit Singh's bungalow, Delhi Metro shuts down one station September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro on Tuesday shut down one of its stations in view of expected protests over the vacation of RLD leader Ajit Singh's official bungalow on Tuesday, officials said. The Delhi Metro shut down the Race Course Metro station on its Yellow Line which runs between Jahangirpuri in...
  • Don't hit below the belt, rake up old issue: Ajit Pawar September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections, Deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Sunday took to the Facebook to make an appeal that his political rivals and media should not hit "below the belt" and rake up old issues. Pawar, who came in for intensive flak for his...
  • Maharashtra polls: Congress warns NCP of contesting alone if it remains stubborn September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The tussle over seat sharing continues to rock Maharashtra Assembly elections as the Congress has on Saturday warned the National Congress Party that it may go alone in the state polls. The decision came during the Congress Chief Election Committee meet which was discussing candidates for elections. Congress leader...
  • Ajit Singh flays Centre for not converting his bungalow into his father's memorial September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh on Friday attacked the government for rejecting his demand for converting the bungalow occupied by him into a memorial of his father, former Prime Minister Charan Singh, and blamed it for protests over the issue. "There is a memorial in the name of...
  • Maharashtra polls: Decision to contest for 144 seats a justified demand, says NCP September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections, seat sharing has emerged as a contentious for the CongressNCP alliance as well. The National Congress Party said that its decision to contest for 144 seats was a justified demand and even threatened to break the alliance. Justifying his demand for equal seat...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 18, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 18, 2014

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  • Maharashtra: Ajit hints at NCP staking claim for CM post September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Indicating that NCP might stake a claim for the post of chief minister if it emerged as the singlelargest party in Assembly elections, party leader Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that it will not repeat the "mistakes" it had committed after 2004 elections. The NCP in polls that year had...
  • News 360: PM Modi raises border issue with Chinese President Xi September 18, 2014

    Amidst repeated incursions by the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over the issue in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Modi told Xi that it was important to address the border issue soon and the Chinese...
  • NCP's demand for 144 seats in Maharashtra polls justified, says Ajit Pawar September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Justifying his demand for equal seat sharing, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that past mistakes will not be repeated if NCP emerges as the singlelargest party, as it did in 2004 assembly polls. To a question on whether he would be the chief ministerial candidate,...
  • People want bungalow to be converted into memorial, says Ajit Singh September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after power and water supplies to his official residence were disconnected, RLD chief Ajit Singh on Thursday said that he would vacate his government bungalow by next week but claimed people want the house to be converted into a memorial of his father, late Charan Singh. The former...
  • UP: RLD workers clash with police, 25 injured; defiant Ajit Singh justifies violence over bungalow September 18, 2014

    Ghaziabad: A protest led by former union minister Ajit Singh and his supporters turned violent in Gang Nahar in Ghaziabad on Thursday with the police being forced to use water cannons. Earlier in the day, protestors pelted stones at the police, after which there was a lathi charge. Police say Singh's...
  • RLD chief Ajit Singh's supporters threaten to cut off water supply to Delhi September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In a show of muscle power by RLD chief and former union minister Ajit Singh, his supporters on Thursday threatened to stop water supply to Delhi. Following this, a protest led by Ajit Singh and his supporters turned violent at Gang Nahar near Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. Protestors pelted...
  • Government mulls closing some lossmaking state firms, Air India, ONGC, BSNL on the list September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Government officials will meet on Tuesday to discuss proposals to shut down some lossmaking stateowned companies, risking a conflict with powerful trade unions. After two decades of halting privatisations, the Central government still owns about 260 firms and thousands more at the state level, involved in activities ranging from...