Loksatta

  • Loksatta, Telangana BJP hail Rail Budget, YSR Congress unhappy July 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: Loksatta Party on Tuesday welcomed the "genuine" effort showed by Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda in his Budget to "end the era of reckless populism and lay the foundation for improved traffic infrastructure". Loksatta President Jayaprakash Narayan said the broad trajectory of the Rail Budget is in keeping with the...
  • LS polls: Modi alone can revive economy, provide jobs, says Loksatta April 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: Loksatta Party will support BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi as he is committed to providing jobs to youth by reviving the manufacturing sector and ensuring good governance, its President said on Friday. The UPA Government has squandered a golden opportunity given to it for the last 10 years by...
  • An RJ, a transgender: Meet the unusual contenders in Karnataka polls May 1, 2013

    Bangalore: From a Radio Jockey to a former policy wonk, there are some unusual contenders in the battle for Karnataka. Some candidates are contesting from parties that don't have much of a footprint, but they're all united in wanting to change the political landscape and give voters an alternative. Rohit, a...
  • Nana Patekar slams Lifetime Achievement award January 2, 2013

    Thane: Bollywood actor Nana Patekar today slammed the concept of 'Lifetime Achievement Awards', saying that people make beneficial contributions to the society and merit such honours. The actor confirmed that he would never accept one. "Anybody and everybody gets up and forms any organisation and institutes a Lifetime Achievement Award...
  • I welcome Anna's statement: Jayaprakash Narayan September 13, 2011

    "I welcome Anna's thought to mobilise politics against corruption," said the Lok Satta chief. ...
  • NCP sacks leader for attack on Loksatta editor's house June 15, 2008

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Saturday removed its Maharashtra unit Vice-President Vinayak Mete from the post over the attack on the house of the editor of Marathi daily Loksatta. State NCP chief Arun Gujrathi announced Mete's removal from the post after a meeting of party leaders on Saturday night....
  • Loksatta editor's house stoned for Shivaji article June 5, 2008

    Mumbai: The house of Marathi newspaper Loksatta editor, Kumar Ketkar, was attacked in Thane on Thursday morning by a local group - Shiv Sangram Sangathan. Shiv Sangram Sangathan activists carried out the attack allegedly because Ketkar had criticisised the state government's plans to erect a statue of Maratha King Chhatrapati Shivaji. A...
  • Raj says violence is legit, slams BJP leaders February 24, 2008

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray has said his agitation against north Indian immigrants in Maharashtra was lawful and accused BJP leaders of hypocrisy. “I am not against Amitabh Bachchan (actor) but if he can say he is ‘chora ganga kinarewala’ even after staying in Mumbai for such...
  • Battle for Mumbai: Poll fever begins June 18, 2007

    As Mumbai gears up to vote in the BMC polls on February 1, CNN-IBN brings you the results of the IBN7-Loksatta opinion poll. ...