Division

  • No bifurcation of Darjeeling Hills, says Mamata Banerjee 13-04-2014 03:41 PM

    Asserting that the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal will not allow any division of Darjeeling, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said it is bringing in development in the hills with special packages. "We will not allow any division of the Hills," Banerjee reiterated at a poll rally here,...
  • Telangana, Andhra Assembly election dates to be decided after bifurcation 22-02-2014 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: With the formation of the 29th state of Indian Union just a signature away, question remains as of how the Assembly elections in united Andhra Pradesh and Telangana would take place. According to the Election Commission, the decision would depend on when the state gets divided officially. If...
  • Watch: 'Chakravyuh', award winning animation film on RTI 06-02-2014 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: Animator-director Dhvani Desai's animation film 'Chakravyuh' has been appreciated at different film festivals. The film spreads awareness about the use of RTI. It has been produced by Films Division. ...
  • Manmohan Singh asks people to guard against divisive forces 13-01-2014 03:06 PM

    Launching a veiled attack on Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday urged people to be "cautious" of those who work against India's secular thought by attempting to "redefine secularism". Singh also sought to woo minorities by spotlighting their increased share in jobs, loans and welfare schemes during the...
  • Mohun Bagan win grudge match, but East Bengal claim Calcutta Premier Division title 11-01-2014 10:12 PM

    Kolkata: Mohun Bagan spoiled East Bengal's CFL Premier Division triumph party with a 1-0 derby win to end the local league on a high in front of more than a 50,000 strong crowd at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan on Saturday. Japanese recruit Katsumi Yusa struck with a left-footer to the...
  • Films from 34 countries to be screened at MIFF 2014 30-12-2013 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: The 13th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for documentary, short and animation films will screen movies from 34 countries around the world in both competition and non-competition section. The bi-annual fest organised by Films Division, Government of India, will be held from February 3-9 at...
  • Prince Charles visits Western Ghats in Kerala 13-11-2013 05:00 PM

    Britain's Prince Charles, a strong votary of environmental preservation, visited Western Ghats and showed a keen interest in ongoing efforts to preserve the flora and fauna there. Prince Charles visited the Vazhachal Forest Division in Kerala on Tuesday and spent time with Forest Department officials and conservation organisations including WWF-India...
  • Lalu's jail term same as Nelson Mandela's, says RJD 27-10-2013 11:01 PM

    Drawing a parallel between Lalu Prasad and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela, Jharkhand minister Annapurna Devi, on Sunday, said the jailed leader would be a "future challenger" for the post of prime minister. "Nelson Mandela had been jailed for 27 years following his protest against the apartheid regime. When he came...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Rainfall expected at various parts of Odisha, Bihar, Andhra 13-10-2013 03:10 PM

    Cyclone Phailin is 50kms south of Sambalpur. It is now moving northwards, wind speed is still around 100kmph. Rainfall is expected at various parts of Odisha, Bihar, and Andhra. ...
  • Divisive Congress should be thrown out: Modi 26-09-2013 10:50 PM

    Trichy: Divisiveness is in the DNA of the Congress and it has to be ousted to protect India's integrity, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Thursday. Addressing a huge rally of over 200,000 people, Modi said, "Divisive nature is in the genes of Congress. If the nation's integrity has...
  • United Andhra supporters decide to step up campaign as protests continue 11-09-2013 08:28 AM

    After organising a public meeting in Hyderabad last week in support of unified Andhra Pradesh, the pro-united Andhra employees of the state government on Tuesday vowed to step up their campaign. The employees and other united Andhra supporters would organise protests at Central Government offices on September 13 and a...
  • Police arrest two BNA militants in North Tripura 28-08-2013 06:52 PM

    Two insurgents of the Bru National Army (BNA) were arrested from Naisinghpara Reang Refugee camp in Kanchanpur sub-division of North Tripura district, police said on Wednesday. Demini Reang and Dharmen Reang were arrested when they were trying to kidnap two inmates of the camp on Tuesday. About 37000 Bru/Reang community...
  • Chidambaram cautions people against 'divisive' forces 18-08-2013 12:40 AM

    Cautioning people against those trying to divide them, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said such divisive forces were trying to poison even the minds of children. "The divisive forces are poisoning the mind of not only adults, but even young children. They do it (poisoning) through text books....
  • After Telangana, demand to divide Uttar Pradesh picks momentum 31-07-2013 12:44 PM

    The decision of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) on Telangana has struck the right chords in Uttar Pradesh political circles. Now, supporters of former Chief Minister Mayawati and those of Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal have begun rallying around the demand for splitting Uttar Pradesh into two, three or...
  • Katju hits out at Narendra Modi, says he's playing divisive politics 27-07-2013 03:10 PM

    Nagpur: Press Council of India chief Markandey Katju on Saturday hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi saying that he has been playing divisive politics by raking up issues on Hindu nationalism. "I don't agree with Hindu nationalism. We must be Indian nationalists not...
  • Tata Communications to digitise Doordarshan, Films Division archives 21-06-2013 06:57 PM

    Singapore: Rare and historical documents from the archives of major libraries, films and documentaries of Doordarshan and Films Division of India can now be preserved in electronic form through digitisation. Tata Communications Media Services soon plans to digitise such documents of historical and cultural significance. "We see great scope of...
  • CAG finds revenue loss of Rs 1,569.41 crore in Himachal 10-04-2013 12:38 AM

    Shimla: Government auditor CAG has found revenue loss of Rs 1,569.41 crore in Himachal Pradesh due to under assessment and short levy during financial year 2011-12. There has also been an increase of 13 per cent in revenue collections in 2011-2012 and the state also received Rs 1,998.37 crore as...
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  • Elite Div: Depleted Mumbai face Punjab 20-12-2011 07:39 PM

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  • 'Nothing wrong in returning UP division resolution' 20-12-2011 05:01 AM

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday saw nothing wrong in the Centre returning to Mayawati-ruled Uttar Pradesh the Assembly resolution for the division of poll-bound UP into four states, saying the "politically expedient" move to split the state deserved this fate. "It was an ill-conceived, casual, politically expedient move thrown in...