EXECUTIVES

  • UK: Female journalist shows off cleavage to get free coffee April 24, 2015

    London: Drinking coffee in a good restaurant will surely burn a hole in one's pocket. But a young, beautiful female journalist has found a unique method to get free coffee. According to UK's Dailymail the journalist is 24-year-old Deni Kirkova who paid a visit to six different Prets across London....
  • Hillary Clinton hires Google executive as tech chief April 14, 2015

    Washington: Democratic US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has hired a Google executive to serve as her chief technology officer, a person familiar with the campaign's planning said. Clinton hired Stephanie Hannon, Google's director of product management for civic innovation and social impact, to run her technology operations, according to the source,...
  • A long week end of political activity in Bengaluru April 6, 2015

    The fanfare, pomp and splendour that surrounded the holding of the meeting of the BJP National Executive in Bengaluru was visible even to the most casual observer. This was the first major meeting outside of Delhi after having come to power at the national level. The choice of city for...
  • Be responsible, don't make contentious remarks: Arun Jaitley to workers April 4, 2015

    Bengaluru: Facing opposition's ire over controversial remarks made by some of its leaders, BJP on Saturday made it clear that all party workers should realise their responsibility and not create unnecessary controversies at a time when the country is happy with government's performance. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, when asked if the...
  • BJP to take opposition head on over land bill April 4, 2015

    Bengaluru: With the land bill emerging as a common anti-government plank for the opposition, BJP on Saturday vowed to take on the "disinformation campaign" being run by the Congress and other parties by reaching out to farmers in every village and explaining to them all aspects of the bill. The controversial...
  • The BJP's National Executive that Irani held in Goa! April 4, 2015

    After yesterday's news on Smriti Irani allegedly spotting a camera at Fabindia's changing room in BJP led Goa, Meenakshi Lekhi, a fellow BJP MP apparently lambasted calling the issue raised by her as 'inane'. She smelled a rat in the whole controversy that "obfuscated the National Executive". She also believes...
  • Government achieved essential reforms, boosted infrastructure development, says Modi April 4, 2015

    The first day of the Bharatiya Janata Party national executive meeting ended on a high note as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while presenting a report card of his government, stated that it had achieved essential reforms and boosted infrastructure development. He accused the Congress and other opposition parties of misleading...
  • 'Do I smell a rat to obfuscate BJP national executive meeting,' tweets Lekhi on Irani's CCTV camera row April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: In potentially controversial remarks, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Friday wondered if she "smelt a rat to obfuscate" the coverage of BJP's national executive meeting in Bengaluru by the row over union minister Smriti Irani spotting a hidden camera in the trial room of a garment store in...
  • Instead of targeting BJP, Congress should try to find its leader: Prakash Javadekar's dig at Rahul April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Meeting for the first day of the National Executive, the Bharatiya Janata party trained guns at the Opposition for making desperate attempts to malign their image. Taking a dig at the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that they should rather focus on finding their own...
  • Bengaluru: Congress workers protest against Modi government over black money April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress workers on Friday staged a massive protest outside the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) National Executive venue. They were protesting against the Narendra Modi government over the issue of black money. Congress workers distributed fake cheques of Rs 15 lakh to expose the BJP's promise of bringing back black money. The...
  • Live: All states are similar to Centre; NITI Aayog a step forward to strengthen relations, says PM Modi April 3, 2015

    The primary focus of the two-day meet will be on strengthening the party in South India. The meet will also finetune strategies including on blunting the opposition campaign on the land acquisition ordinance....
  • We want to talk with an open mind, says P Muralidhar Rao April 3, 2015

    The two-day BJP National Executive meet began on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah. The primary focus of the two-day meet will be on strengthening the party in South India. The meet will also finetune strategies including on blunting the opposition campaign...
  • BJP national executive meet begins, focus likely on strengthening party in South India April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: The stage is set in Bengaluru for Bharatiya Janata Party's first National Executive meet under Amit Shah's leadership. The primary focus of the two-day meet will be on strengthening the party in South India. The meet will also finetune strategies including on blunting the opposition campaign on the land...
  • Karnataka Youth Congress to issue fake cheques for Rs 15 lakhs to mock BJP’s blackmoney promise April 2, 2015

    Bengaluru: The ruling Congress in Karnataka is planning a unique protest on Friday, to expose the BJP's promise of bringing back black money back home. The Congress workers plan to give out fake cheques to the amount of 15 lakh rupees to the public, just to remind them that Prime Minister...
  • BJP's national executive meet to begin on Friday, all eyes on LK Advani's address April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's national executive will meet on Friday in Bengaluru and all eyes will be on whether party patriarch LK Advani will address the meet or not. Sources said the party had approached Advani to address the national executive, but he is not very keen to...
  • Exclusive: Yogendra Yadav talks about his expulsion from AAP National Executive March 30, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN after being expelled from the Aam Admi Party's National Executive, Yogendra Yadav said that he protested denial of entry of bona fide members of the party in the National Council meeting. ...
  • Bhushan removed from AAP disciplinary committee; dropped as Lokpal, Ramdas upset March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP's internal Lokpal Admiral (retd) L Ramdas was on Sunday shown the door while dissident AAP leader Prashant Bhushan was axed from the party's disciplinary committee, a day after Bhushan and senior leader Yogendra Yadav were expelled from the National Executive (NE) for "backstabbing" and "hatching conspiraces" against...
  • Watch: Arvind Kejriwal's speech at AAP's National Council meet on Saturday March 29, 2015

    After the high drama ouster of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from Aam Aadmi Party's National Executive and allegations of hooliganism leveled against the supporters of Kejriwal inside the national council meet, AAP on Sunday released the video of party chief Arvind Kejriwal's speech. The rebel leaders alleged that the...
  • AAP War: Not new to Indian politics, nobody expected this in party of the 'common people' March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has proved that he is the only boss and he only matters in the party, which he calls a party of the people. In Saturday's National Executive meeting held in Delhi, the scene was chaotic. It...
  • AAP 'kicks' rebel leaders before kicking them out of National Executive, later denies assault charge March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: After being expelled from the party's National Executive, Aam Aadmi Party's founding members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan alleged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's supporters of using violence against them and their supporters inside the National Council meeting venue. "Arvind Kejriwal was provoking the workers, while ending his...
  • Live: Bouncers were present inside AAP's National Council meet, alleges Yogendra Yadav March 28, 2015

    After the crisis in the Aam Aami Party escalated to a point of no-return the AAP National Council which met in New Delhi is removed senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party's national executive. ...
  • No decision on resignation of Yadav, Bhushan from AAP's national executive taken: Sources March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Less than two months after it stormed to power in Delhi, the AAP appeared set for a split with the party saying on Thursday that senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav had quit its national executive and the two men vehemently denying this. Making the announcement two days...
  • Pakistan convict dressed in white for hanging before last-minute stay March 19, 2015

    Islamabad: A Pakistani man charged as a child with murder was dressed in a white uniform, ready for hanging, and told to write his will before the execution was postponed, his family said on Thursday. Lawyers for Shafqat Hussain say he was just 14 in 2004 when he was burnt with...
  • Poll-bound states will be in focus at BJP national executive March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The newly-constituted National Executive announced by BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday will hold its first meeting in Bengaluru on April 3 and 4 when party leaders would discuss the prevailing political situation and focus on poll-bound states. The party at the meeting of the national executive is likely...
  • Rift widens in AAP, Mayank Gandhi demands minutes of National Executive meet be made public March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: The rift is widening in the Aam Aadmi Party and party leader Mayank Gandhi has once again hit out at party's national convener Arvind Kejriwal and his loyalists. Gandhi has demanded that the minutes of the National Executive meeting that took place on March 4 be made public. In the...
  • At party meet, Arvind Kejriwal wanted to quit as AAP national convener March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal had tendered his resignation as party's national convener in the National Executive meeting held on Thursday, party sources said, a move which was vehemently opposed by members. The sources said Kejriwal was upset after a section of leaders raised the issue of him...
  • AAP's national executive meet on February 26 February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The AAP's national executive meet, first after its spectacular victory in the Delhi assembly polls, will be held next week and the party leaders are expected to discuss its future strategies to expand its base across India. Leaders across the country are expected to participate in the meeting scheduled...
  • Jordan executes two jihadists in response to pilot murder: AFP February 4, 2015

    Beirut: Jordan has said that it has executed two prisoners after the Isis (Islamic State) group released a video purportedly showing a Jordanian pilot being burned alive. A security official said that an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber on death row, Rishawi, and another jihadist was executed at dawn on Wednesday local...
  • Four terrorists hanged in Pakistan as execution campaign widens December 22, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan hanged four Islamist terrorists on Sunday in the second set of executions since the government lifted a moratorium after the Taliban massacred 132 children and nine others at a school last Tuesday. None of those hanged has anything to do with Tuesday's school rampage in Peshawar, and some Pakistani...
  • Pakistan executes 4 convicts for involvement in attack on ex-President General Pervez Musharraf December 21, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday hanged four prisoners, convicted for involvement in attack on former President General Pervez Musharraf. Three other prisoners were hanged to death on Friday. On December 18, Pakistan had lifted the moratorium on the death sentences and 17 of the 55 convicted terrorists whose mercy petitions have been...