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  • HC refuses to take up nursery admission matter citing SC order 16-04-2014 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to take up the nursery admission issue saying the Supreme Court has stayed the order and "we can't touch it" unless a clarification is issued by the apex court. A bench of Acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul...
  • Arvind Kejriwal in Mumbai, takes an autorickshaw, gets Z security 12-03-2014 11:07 AM

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday where he is set to hold a marathon session of public meetings. The AAP leader set the pace in the original aam aadmi style, taking an autorickshaw ride from the airport to the Andheri station to board a...
  • Kejriwal refuses to accept security, police says he has to take it 09-03-2014 12:04 PM

    New Delhi: Controversy is brewing over Z category security for AAP leader and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi Police has included him in the list of VIPs who receive Z category security. Kejriwal was provided with the security after specific threats were received against him from Indian...
  • Kejriwal accepted Z category security as CM after IM threats 09-03-2014 09:52 AM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accepted the Z category security in view of threats from Indian Mujahideen. The Delhi Police was directed to provide Z category security to Kejriwal after specific threats were received against him from IM. The Z category...
  • Jharkhand assembly speaker given Z category security 04-03-2014 09:05 PM

    Jharkhand assembly speaker Shashank Shekhar Bhokta has been accorded Z category security and the legislators of the state have been kept above the chief secretary in protocol, it was announced on Tuesday. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Singh announced the protocol of the speaker and the state legislators in the assembly....
  • LS polls: No question of JD(U)'s tie-up with Congress, says Nitish Kumar 04-03-2014 03:58 PM

    Amid speculations about chance of Congress going with JD(U) instead of RJD, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday categorically ruled out this possibility and said even a last minute decision on special category status to the state could not pave way for such tie up. "Its baseless speculation...there is no...
  • Nitish Kumar calls bandh on March 2 against Centre's denial for special status 21-02-2014 11:24 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday gave a call for a statewide bandh on March 2, terming as "betrayal" the UPA government's decision to grant special category status to Seemandhra while "ignoring" a similar demand made by his government. Kumar had at first called the strike on March 1...
  • Bill for inclusion of new communities in SC category 11-02-2014 05:42 PM

    A bill to include two dozen new communities including Kabirpanthi and Julaha (weavers) from Haryana in the Scheduled Castes category was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2014, was introduced in the House amid din by Minister of State for Social Justice and...
  • Kejriwal refuses UP government's offer of Z category security 10-01-2014 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has refused Uttar Pradesh government's offer of Z category security to him. The Uttar Pradesh government had decided to give Z category security to Kejriwal days after the Aam Aadmi Party office in Kaushambi was attacked by the Hindu Raksha Dal on Wednesday....
  • UP decides to give Z category security to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal 10-01-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give Z category security to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. This comes days after the Aam Aadmi Party office in Kaushambi was attacked by the Hindu Raksha Dal on Wednesday. Arvind Kejriwal had in December refused to accept the security cover...
  • Congress betrayed Bihar on special category status: Nitish Kumar 26-12-2013 09:59 AM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday targeted the Congress for betraying the state on its demand for special category status. "The Congress is delaying decision on the Raghuram Rajan Committee report to keep its ally happy in Bihar as part of politics ahead of the next general elections (in...
  • Multi-layered security for Modi’s 'Vijay Shankhnad Rally' in UP on Nov 8 06-11-2013 05:59 PM

    A multi-cordon security wrap is being ensured for BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's 'Vijay Shankhnad Rally' here on November 8. 'Though the Gujarat Chief Minister is already a Z special category (leader) and NSG protectee, all efforts are being made to provide fool-proof security to him, specially in view...
  • SP demand for special status poll gimmick, says Mayawati 19-08-2013 03:52 PM

    BSP chief Mayawati on Monday dismissed as "drama" Samajwadi Party's demand for special category status for Uttar Pradesh, saying they are raising the issue with an eye on the forthcoming general elections. "Why is SP raising the issue now when it is in power for over a year? Were they...
  • Apple asks developers to prepare for the new Kids category in the App Store 18-08-2013 11:38 AM

    Mumbai: Apple is going all out to please kids using the iOS platform with the new iteration of the operating system. With iOS 7, a new section will debut in the App Store, catering only to children. 9to5 Mac has reported that Apple is starting to send out reminder mails...
  • Nitish reiterates grant of special status, awaits Centre's decision on central committee report 11-08-2013 01:59 PM

    Reiterating his demand for grant of special status to Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said that he will be awaiting the central government's decision on the report of a committee formed by it to frame new criteria to judge backwardness of the states. "We are keeping a watch...
  • Court dismisses PIL challenging 'Z' category security to Mukesh Ambani 08-08-2013 02:40 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL challenging CRPF security to Reliance Industries Limited chairman and CEO Mukesh Ambani. The court has ruled that if security can be provided to private oil refineries, then there should be no issue in providing security to those who set them...
  • UP: Allahabad HC hearing on UPPSC quota today 22-07-2013 10:20 AM

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court is set to hear the case involving quota in Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) on Monday. Heavy security have been deployed as protests are expected. All schools in Allahabad have also been closed for two days. Recently the UPPSC had decided to open up...
  • SC to hear PIL on Mukesh Ambani's 'Z' category security status 09-07-2013 08:18 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will continue to hear the PIL on Reliance Industries Limited chairman and CEO Mukesh Ambani's 'Z' category security status. In the previous hearing, the apex court had sought an explanation from the Centre on why 'Z' category security was being provided to Ambani,...
  • CRPF red flags Home Ministry on Ambani VIP security 19-05-2013 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: The CRPF, which recently took over the duties of guarding RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, has raised concerns in ensuring a 'fool proof' Z category security to the business tycoon in the absence of local logistical support to its squad. The para-military force has written to the Union Home...
  • SC questions Mukesh Ambani's 'Z' category security 01-05-2013 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday hauled up the government over the flailing security situation in the capital asking what was the need for providing Z-category security to Reliance Industries Limited chairman and CEO Mukesh Ambani when the common man had none. "Individuals are given security, but what about...
  • Left lashes out at govt for giving Z-plus cover to Ambani 22-04-2013 04:20 PM

    New Delhi: Left parties on Monday lashed out at the government for providing armed commando cover to top corporate leader Mukesh Ambani, saying the common people have been left in the lurch as gruesome incidents of rape keep happening. "It is unprecedented that at a time when such ghastly and...
  • Will pay for 'Z' category security myself: Mukesh Ambani 22-04-2013 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani has said he will be paying for his Z-category security. The DG of CRPF had earlier told CNN-IBN that it would cost Rs 14 lakh a month to provide Mukesh Ambani the security which includes salary, supervision and escort charges. Earlier, Arvind...
  • Mukesh Ambani gets 'Z' category security 21-04-2013 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the new entrant to the 'Z' category VIP security club after the Union Home Ministry recently approved an armed commando squad following threat perception to the business tycoon. The Home Ministry has tasked country's lead anti-Naxal operations force CRPF to take...
  • Yusuf Hamied declared Indian of the Year 2012 in business category 12-12-2012 09:46 PM

    New Delhi: Yusuf Hamied, chairman of Indian pharmaceutical giant Cipla, has won the Indian of the Year 2012 award in the business category. Hamied, who is a leading Indian scientist, created a stir in pharmaceuticals industry when he slashed the prices of three important cancer drugs by 75 per cent....
  • Time has come to look for reservations on economic grounds: Bhupendra Chaubey 12-12-2012 12:38 PM

    Will the Quota Bill on promotions derail the reforms push? CNN-IBN's National Bureau Chief Bhupendra Chaubey joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Will the Quota Bill on promotions derail the reforms push? Asked by: BS Singh A: It will delay the process. Q. You said that...
  • Sambhaji Brigade seeks OBC status for Marathas 12-11-2012 05:44 PM

    Nashik: The two-day long Sixth National Convention of the Sambhaji Brigade held in Nashik has demanded the inclusion of the Maratha community in the other backward class (OBC) category. "The Maratha community is being kept away from reservations, but we will continue our efforts to get it," Maharashtra's Agriculture Minister...
  • Watch: Google's most-searched celebs 17-12-2009 09:55 PM

    Google's most-searched celebrities list doesn't really throw up many surprises. ...