Bharat

  • Bank accounts of Ramdev's three trusts under EC scrutiny 24-04-2014 11:53 PM

    The bank accounts of three trusts of yoga teacher Baba Ramdev have come under the scrutiny of Election Commission following allegations that huge funds was being spent for political parties in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls across the country. The Income Tax department has been asked to look into monetary...
  • Narendra Modi LIVE: Rahul Gandhi must stop talking about toffees, get serious 15-04-2014 10:19 AM

    BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address two rallies in Jharkhand and Bihar on Tuesday. He will address supporters in Dhanbad and will be seen batting for Bharatiya Janata Party's sitting MP Pashupati Nath Singh. His second rally is scheduled in Hazaribagh in support of party candidate former Union...
  • '3D' Modi to hit the campaign trail on April 7 05-04-2014 08:12 PM

    Narendra Modi's campaign blitz is set to touch a new dimension when the BJP prime ministerial candidate begins the 3D version of his 'Bharat Vijay' rallies on April 7 in a bid to reach out to a wider audience. There will be more than 1,000 shows across the country where...
  • Whoever wins from Varanasi should build a tomb for Bismillah Khan, demands family 25-03-2014 02:52 PM

    Waiting for eight years for a mausoleum for Shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan, the legend's family says the 'Modi wave' or the 'AAP show' is of little interest to them as they only want the winning candidate to build a tomb for the city's most beloved son. As electioneering picked up...
  • Narendra Modi to address 185 rallies 25-03-2014 12:15 AM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address 185 "Bharat Vijay rallies" across the country beginning March 26, a party leader said on Monday. Bharatiya Janata Party vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Modi will address 185 rallies in 295 Lok Sabha constituencies from Wednesday. He said apart from Modi,...
  • 900 VVPAT incompatible EVMs to be returned: SEC 13-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Around 900 electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the election to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly held on November 25 last year, will not be sent to Arunachal Pradesh as planned, state election department officials on Thursday said. The officials said the EVMs, proposed to be used in the coming Lok...
  • 900 VVPAT incompatible EVMs to be returned: SEC 13-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Around 900 electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the election to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly held on November 25 last year, will not be sent to Arunachal Pradesh as planned, state election department officials on Thursday said. The officials said the EVMs, proposed to be used in the coming Lok...
  • CBI files first chargesheet in coal scam, names Hyderabad's NPPL 10-03-2014 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation filed its first chargesheet in the coal scam on Monday against Hyderabad's NPPL. NPPL is a joint venture of Malaxmi Energy Ventures and Nav Bharat Ventures. NPPL Directors Y Harish Chandra Prasad and P Trivikrama were also chargesheeted for cheating and conspiracy. The...
  • CBI to name Hyderabad's NPPL in first chargesheet in coal scam: Sources 10-03-2014 09:13 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation is likely to file its first chargesheet in the coal scam on Monday against Odisha's NPPL, said sources. NPPL is a joint venture of Malaxmi Energy Ventures and Nav Bharat Ventures. NPPL Directors Y Harish Chandra Prasad and P Trivikrama will be chargesheeted...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow 09-03-2014 06:24 PM

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a charge sheet was likely...
  • Bestow Bharat Ratna on Delhi Metro founder Sreedharan: Mulayam 03-03-2014 11:56 PM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday said E Sreedharan - the man behind Delhi Metro - should be bestowed with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour. At a foundation-stone laying programme in Lucknowfor the north-south corridor of the metro rail project, he said it was only befitting that...
  • DAVP asks for withdrawal of 'Bharat Nirman' advertisements by Monday 01-03-2014 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP) asked for the withdrawal of 'Bharat Nirman' advertisements from Monday. The advertisements showcase the work done by the UPA government in the last 10 years. Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, these advertisements assume huge significance and are a means...
  • BharatSync launches new services for low-end mobiles 01-03-2014 03:29 PM

    Users of email solutions provider BharatSync will now get functions like protection from unauthorised access to email, SMS backup, call log and call recording besides push mail and contact sync on their low-end mobile phones. IT company Data Infosys, who has developed the services, launched them for BSNL customers with...
  • Rs 5 lakh fine imposed on Mehta petrol pump for defrauding customers 15-02-2014 08:04 AM

    Local authority has imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on a petrol pump and ordered its sealing for two days for defrauding the customers. District Magistrate Mukesh Bansal took action against the Mehta petrol pump at Station Chowk in Raigarh, which is an outlet of Bharat Petroleum Ltd, for...
  • Awarding Bharat Ratna to Tendulkar was a big mistake: Uma Bharti 06-02-2014 10:41 PM

    BJP vice president Uma Bharti on Thursday said no cricketer who has taken part in the IPL auction should be considered for the Bharat Ratna award. "Awarding Bharat Ratna to Sachin Tendulkar was a big mistake and after IPL, no cricketer should be considered for the top civilian honour," she...
  • Sachin Tendulkar awarded Bharat Ratna 04-02-2014 08:02 PM

    Sachin, who retired from cricket on November 16 last year, received India's biggest civilian honour on Tuesday. ...
  • Extremely delighted to get Bharat Ratna, says Sachin Tendulkar 04-02-2014 07:56 PM

    "I am extremely proud to be born in this beautiful nation and I would like to express my gratitude for all the love, affection and support I have received for number of years," said Tendulkar. ...
  • I will continue to bat for India, says Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar 04-02-2014 02:05 PM

    New Delhi: Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that he will "continue to bat for India" in all spheres of life in his endeavour to bring smile on the faces of the common people. "I will continue to bat for India even though my cricket has stopped, but I...
  • Watch: President honouring Tendulkar, Prof CNR Rao with Bharat Ratna 04-02-2014 12:52 PM

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday conferred former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and scientist Professor CNR Rao with the nation's highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, CNR Rao to get Bharat Ratna today 04-02-2014 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Prof CNR Rao will be conferred with the country`s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function here on Tuesday. Master batsman Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket on November 16 last year, will be the first...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Prof C N R Rao to be conferred with Bharat Ratna today 04-02-2014 07:18 AM

    New Delhi: Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Prof C N R Rao will be conferred with the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function in New Delhi on Tuesday. Master batsman Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket on November 16 last year,...
  • Decision to honour Sachin with Bharat Ratna taken in 24 hours, reveals RTI 03-02-2014 08:22 AM

    The process of conferring the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was initiated on the first day of his farewell 200th cricket Test on November 14, 2013 and the announcement made two days later, according to an RTI reply. A message was sent to Sports...
  • Delhi: HC asks Bharat Petroleum to vacate land for metro construction 30-01-2014 08:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to vacate the land opposite Hyatt Hotel for construction of a metro station. While rejecting the plea moved by BPCL, seeking stay on construction of Bhikaji Cama Place metro station, a bench of Justice Manmohan said...
  • Rajasthan to have world's largest 4,000 MW ultra mega solar power project 29-01-2014 08:10 PM

    Three central ministries on Wednesday joined hands to launch the world's largest 4,000 MW ultra mega solar power project in Rajasthan, a statement said. Six public sector undertakings (PSUs) of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises and the Ministry of Power...
  • Keshubhai Patel steps down as GPP president 26-01-2014 07:42 AM

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel, who had formed his own Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) before the state Assembly elections held last year, on Saturday stepped down as its president. The move by 85-year-old leader came after his son Bharat re-joined the ruling BJP last month. Bharat, who was...
  • NRI on hunger strike in London over right to vote 24-01-2014 09:40 PM

    An NRI IT consultant on Friday began a three-day hunger strike outside the Indian High Commission in London to protest the Indian government's failure to introduce absentee ballots for NRIs around the world. Nagendra Chindam is the co-founder of the Pravasi Bharat group set up in August 2012 to campaign...
  • Adarsh Scam: Setback for Ashok Chavan, court rejects CBI's plea to drop name as accused 19-01-2014 12:01 AM

    In a setback to Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, a special court in Mumbai on Saturday rejected the CBI's plea to drop his name from the list of accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam case. "The CBI's plea stands rejected," judge SG Dighe said, dismissing the plea and...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to receive Bharat Ratna on February 4 17-01-2014 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will receive the Bharat Ratna on February 4. According to a report, President Pranab Mukherjee will confer India's highest civilian award to Tendulkar at a ceremony to be held next month. Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket on November 16, 2013, was chosen...