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  • Controversial 'godman' Rampal arrested from ashram in Hisar, taken in ambulance to Chandigarh Yesterday

    Hisar: The self-styled godman Rampal has been arrested by the Haryana Police from his ashram in Hisar and was taken out in an ambulance to Chandigarh. Rampal is being taken to Chandigarh PGI for medical examination and will be produced in Chandigarh court on Thursday. The police are expected to file cases...
  • Violence escalates in Hisar, cars set on fire outside Rampal's ashram; 425 people arrested so far Yesterday

    Hisar: Violence escalated in Hisar on Wednesday when several cars were set on fire near the self-styled godman Rampal's ashram. The local police is yet to identify the accused persons. Police say unidentified miscreants put some vehicles on fire near Rampal's ashram. The incident took place around 5 PM on Wednesday....
  • DoT for commencing spectrum auction from February 23 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Spectrum auction for mobile services is expected to start from February 23, a few days later than suggested by a ministerial group, according to official sources. The inter-ministerial group, formed to work out modalities for the next round of auction, had suggested February...
  • Mulayam calls veil system an evil tradition, says it should end 3 days ago

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday kicked up a controversy by dubbing the practice of "purdah" (veil) as an "evil tradition", saying it should be scrapped as it hindered progress of women. "This system did not exist in the distant past. Did Sita or Draupadi ever don a...
  • Strong possibility of Sena coming together with BJP: Manohar Joshi 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena Manohar Joshi on Monday claimed that there was a strong likelihood of the party coming together with the Bharatiya Janata Party on principles of Hindutva. "There is a strong likelihood of the Shiv Sena coming together with the BJP on the principles of Hindutva. But we do...
  • No regret over not becoming PM, says LK Advani 6 days ago

    Patna: Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani on Friday said that he had no regret over not becoming the Prime Minister as the respect he got from all parties was more than enough and "overwhelmed" him. "I have no regret over not becoming the Prime Minister of the country. The...
  • BCCI's reputation at its lowest due to autocratic Srinivasan: Shashank Manohar 6 days ago

    Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Friday lashed out at ICC chairman N Srinivasan after the Supreme Court revealed his name as part of the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee's probe report on IPL spot-fixing. During the hearing before the Supreme Court on Thursday, the names of Srinivasan, Sundaraman, Gurunath Meiyappan...
  • Army has done justice in Kashmir: Manohar Parrikar 6 days ago

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the Army had done justice by awarding life sentence to five soldiers for a fake gun battle in Kashmir that killed three civilians. "It goes to show that the Army punishes anyone who does not go by procedure," Parrikar told reporters on the...
  • Leaders of India's freedom struggle now caged in political battle between Congress, BJP 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A political war has begun over national leaders now. After the Bharatiya Janata Party organised a grand national day of unity to mark Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary, the Congress has decided to hit back by also celebrating Jawahar Lal Nehru's birth anniversary in a big way on...
  • Manohar Parrikar travels in economy class, avoids Z security November 12, 2014

    Panaji: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said he would use the security cover only when necessary, and avoid using the special aircraft as far as possible. "I have not taken Z security cover in Goa. I would prefer to go around with minimum security. But in Delhi while travelling...
  • Need to build defence capabilities over next 3 years: Manohar Parrikar November 12, 2014

    Panaji: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said the country need not worry about Pakistan and China, but needed to build the defence capabilities over the next three years. Assuring that there would be transparency in the functioning of his ministry, he also said that crucial defence purchases would be...
  • Narendra Modi's clear message to his ministers: Perform or perish November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inducted 21 new faces into the Union Council of Ministers on Sunday and gave some of the newcomers important portfolios. Some of the ministers saw a change in their portfolios with a few getting charge of a relatively less important ones than what they...
  • Cabinet reshuffle: Is it old wine in new bottle? November 10, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Council of Ministers with 21 ministers taking oath on Sunday. Three BJP leaders and a Shiv Sena leader were inducted as Cabinet ministers while the rest 17 were sworn-in as MoS. ...
  • Manohar Parrikar declares assets worth Rs 3.5 crore November 10, 2014

    Lucknow: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is contesting Rajya Sabha election from Uttar Pradesh, has movable and immovable assets worth more than Rs 3.5 crore and liabilities of Rs 36.31 lakh, according to an affidavit filed by him on Monday. As per his affidavit, filed along with the nomination papers...
  • Manohar Parrikar meets three defence chiefs, says all procurement process will be transparent November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after taking charge of the Defence Ministry, Manohar Parrikar on Monday met all three service chiefs of armed forces. "All defence procurement process will be transparent but fast, that is my speciality," Parrikar said. Talking about the sinking of a torpedo recovery vessel off the Visakhapatnam coast...
  • Watch: Newly-inducted ministers take charge November 10, 2014

    The ministers inducted into the Union Council of Ministers on Sunday took charge of their respective portfolios on Monday. ...
  • Watch: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar fumbles in Hindi! November 10, 2014

    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar filed nomination papers for Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh on Monday. The Minister who fumbled in Hindi assured that he would work on it in the coming days. ...
  • Will not allow country to be defenceless against enemies: Parrikar November 10, 2014

    Lucknow: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who took charge of the country's most heavyweight portfolio on Monday said that he would not allow the country to be defenceless against its enemies. Speaking to reporters after filing his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha elections, Parrikar said, "I was given my portfolio last...
  • Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls from UP November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who took charge as the Union Defence Minister on Monday filed his nomination papers for upcoming Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh. Talking to the reporters after filing nomination papers, Parrikar said, "I am proud to have filed my nomination from Uttar...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Narendra Modi to chair first meeting of revamped Cabinet on Monday November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday will chair the first meeting of the expanded Cabinet which will be followed by a meeting of Council of Ministers. "A Cabinet meeting would be held at 5:30 PM on Monday and will be followed by a meeting of the entire council of...
  • Manohar Parrikar to file nomination for Rajya Sabha on Monday November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is scheduled to file nomination for Rajya Sabha election from Uttar Pardesh on Monday. Parrikar was inducted into the Union Cabinet on Sunday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Council of Ministers. "I can confirm that I am going Lucknow in...
  • IIT-B alumnus Manohar Parrikar sworn in as Cabinet Minister, likely to handle Defence Ministry November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: From a RSS pracharak to a Union Minister, technocrat-turned politician Manohar Gopalkrishna Parrikar, a three-time Goa Chief Minister, is known for his administrative acumen and clean image to leave an indelible mark on the politics of the tiny state. A Mumbai IIT graduate in metallurgical engineering and among the...
  • 21 new faces in Narendra Modi's ministry, unhappy Shiv Sena boycotts swearing-in ceremony November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: With 21 new faces inducted into Prime Minister Narendra Modi Council of Ministers on Sunday, the strength of his team now stands at 66. This is the first expansion since Modi took oath with 45 ministers on May 26. Among those inducted, four hold Cabinet berths, three are Ministers...
  • Cabinet expansion: List of newly-inducted ministers November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Council of Ministers with 21 ministers taking oath on Sunday. Three BJP leaders and a Shiv Sena leader were inducted as Cabinet ministers while the rest 17 were sworn-in as MoS. Here is the full list of new ministers: Cabinet ministers: Manohar...
  • Will continue to guide Goa government in policy decisions: Parrikar November 9, 2014

    Panaji: Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said he has been asked by the BJP high command to guide the Laxmikant Parsekar-led state government, even after he takes over a bigger role at the Centre. "I will always be guiding Goa government. I may not interfere with the state...
  • Parrikar refuses to comment on portfolio November 9, 2014

    Former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar who will be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers today refused to comment on his portfolio. ...
  • Cabinet expansion: PM hosts high tea for MPs ahead of oath ceremony November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting a high tea at his residence for the MPs who will take oath as Union Council of Ministers on Sunday afternoon. Political bigwigs to the likes of Manohar Parrikar, Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrived at the PM's residence for the...
  • Being chief minister more difficult than union minister, says Manohar Parrikar November 9, 2014

    Panaji: As many faces will be inducted in Prime Minister Narendra Modi Council of Ministers on Sunday, former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar is likely to take the charge of defence ministry, said sources. Parrikar felt that a job of chief minister was more difficult that a union minister. "I am...
  • Haryana: Sisters take 2 extra 'pheras' at marriage as pledge against female foeticide November 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: Taking a pledge against female foeticide, two sisters in Haryana took two extra 'pheras' (rounds of the fire) at their marriage dedicated to the vow, prompting Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to announce a reward for them. The Chief Minister announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh each for the...