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  • How will Rajinikanth's superpower help Narendra Modi? The best Twitter jokes and opinions on the Rajini-NaMo meeting 14-04-2014 03:22 PM

    Amid election fever, the NaMo-Rajini meeting may have decided the results already. At least that's what Twitter is saying. Narendra Modi spent his Sunday with the megastar Rajinikanth in Chennai and made it public with a 'With Rajinikanth ji' tweet from his personal twitter account. Considering the stupendous following of...
  • Modi to meet superstar Rajinikanth before addressing rally in Chennai 12-04-2014 07:29 PM

    Chennai: BJP's prime ministerial candidate and star campaigner Narendra Modi is likely to visit superstar Rajnikanth at his Chennai residence on Sunday for a "personal meeting." "Narendra Modi is visiting cine super star Rajinikanth at his residence in Chennai tomorrow evening," BJP's General Secretary-in-charge of Tamil Nadu, P Muralidhar Rao,...
  • N Srinivasan set to attend ICC meeting in Dubai 08-04-2014 07:18 PM

    New Delhi: Under-fire N Srinivasan is all set to attend the ICC executive board meeting in Dubai on April 9-10 as BCCI's "representative" despite being sidelined from the Cricket Board's affairs following a Supreme Court directive. A senior BCCI official confirmed that Srinivasan "will attend the ICC Board meeting", according...
  • BCCI members demand SGM for discussing developments 31-03-2014 08:31 PM

    Mumbai: Some BCCI members have demanded the convening of a Special General Meeting of the Board to take stock of the situation in the wake of Supreme Court's order replacing N Srinivasan by interim President Sunil Gavaskar to look after IPL 7 affairs. "Yes. It's not a requisition meeting, but...
  • CEC holds review meeting with representatives of political parties 21-03-2014 12:02 AM

    Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampat held a review meeting with representatives of different political parties in Lucknow on Thursday. Sampat along with other members of the commission arrived here today on a two-day visit to review preparations for the Lok Sabha elections, according to an official release. On the...
  • Pawan Kalyan likely to meet Narendra Modi tomorrow 20-03-2014 06:15 PM

    Jana Sena party founder and Telugu film actor Pawan Kalyan is expected to meet BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad on Friday. Kalyan, the youngest brother of Union Minister of State for Tourism K Chiranjeevi, launched Jana Sena in Hyderabad on March 14 with the call "Congress hatao...
  • BJP set to announce Narendra Modi's candidature from Varanasi: sources 15-03-2014 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's much anticipated list of Lok Sabha candidates is expected shortly which will end the the suspense over who will contest from Varanasi - its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi or party veteran Murli Manohar Joshi. Sources say the party will give the seat to...
  • Manmohan Singh heads for Myanmar summit on regional ties 02-03-2014 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Manmohan Singh leaves for Myanmar capital Nai Pyi Taw on Monday for the six-nation BIMSTEC meet on regional ties, in what could be his last foreign visit as prime minister, and also hold bilateral talks with its leadership. Apart from engaging with his host, Myanmar President U Thein...
  • Manmohan Cabinet to meet today, likely to clear key poll sops 28-02-2014 08:21 AM

    New Delhi: In what could be Prime Minister Manmohan Sigh's last Cabinet meet, the UPA government is all set to clear some vital proposals on Friday before model code kicks in ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Sources say the Cabinet could approve the merger of the Dearness Allowance...
  • After meeting Sonia, Rahul, KCR seeks appointment with PM, BJP chief 24-02-2014 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrashekhar Rao paid a 'thanksgiving' visit to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, he has now sought appointments with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP supremo Rajnath Singh. KCR had earlier in the day met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. The series...
  • Satisfied with G20 outcome, concerns on board: Chidambaram 23-02-2014 01:50 PM

    Sydney: Satisfied with the outcome of G20 meeting, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said India's concerns with regard to withdrawal of US stimulus and the need to expedite IMF quota reforms have been taken on board by the group of rich and developing nations. "The communique has been drawn...
  • G20 meet begins amid clamour for transparency in Fed tapering 22-02-2014 06:01 PM

    G20 ministers on Saturday began their two-day deliberations to work out a "real and tangible framework" to push global growth amid clamour for a more transparent tapering programme by the US Fed Reserve with a view to reducing volatility in the global financial markets. Australia, which is the chair of...
  • Obama to meet Dalai Lama at the White House today 21-02-2014 11:46 AM

    US President Barack Obama will meet Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, a fellow Nobel peace laureate, at the White House on Friday. "The President will meet the Dalai Lama in his capacity as an internationally respected religious and cultural leader," National Security Council spokesperson Caitlin Hayden said. Obama met...
  • South Korea: College roof collapses, kills 10 18-02-2014 08:54 AM

    Kathmandu: A resort auditorium's roof loaded down with snow and rain collapsed during a welcoming ceremony for South Korean university freshmen, killing 10 and injuring more than 100, officials said Tuesday. Emergency staff worked through the night to pull people from beneath twisted metal and other debris and rush the...
  • Vasundhara Raje to hold cabinet meeting in Bharatpur today 18-02-2014 08:02 AM

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will on Tuesday hold the cabinet meet in Bharatpur for the first time away from the state capital, after criss-crossing the division for 11 days along with several ministers. The cabinet meeting will be held at the Collectorate Building in Bharatpur around 2 pm, a...
  • Anna-Mamata bonhomie irks CPI(M) 14-02-2014 09:50 AM

    Mumbai: A day after TMC leader Mukul Roy met social activist Anna Hazare and added further fuel to speculations of a brewing bonhomie between the latter and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Communist Party of India (Marxist) has expressed surprise over the growing closeness between the two. CPI(M) leader Mohammed...
  • Speaker to discuss smooth functioning of House with leaders 12-02-2014 05:25 PM

    With loss of business hours because of frequent disruptions in two Houses of Bihar Legislature, Speaker Udai Narayan Chaudhary on Wednesday said he would discuss the issue with leaders of all parties on Thursday. "I will put the issue in the Business Advisory Committee meeting of the Assembly on Thursdayand...
  • US defends its stand on Powell-Modi meeting 12-02-2014 02:18 PM

    The US on Wednesday sought to play down Thursday's meeting of Ambassador Nancy Powell with Narendra Modi, saying it is part of increased engagement with Indian leaders and indicated that President Barack Obama may not have been involved in the decision to end the BJP leader's boycott. The State Department...
  • Vasundhara Raje goes local, begins 11-day functioning from divisional level 10-02-2014 08:38 AM

    Rajasthan government will function from the divisional headquarters in Bharatpur for a few days, in a novel initiative to focus and address local level issues. Under the initiative, the government on Sunday started its functioning for 11 days from Bharatpur. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, ministers and senior officers reached Bharatpur...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: Anna Hazare supports Kejriwal on threat to resign 09-02-2014 11:32 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday received the support from Anna Hazare on his threat to resign if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the Assembly. Kejriwal met Hazare at Maharashtra Sadan to inform him about the AAP government's plan to introduce Jan Lokpal and...
  • Sharad Pawar meets Modi, asks what's wrong in meeting chief ministers 09-02-2014 12:07 AM

    Thane: Stating that he keeps meeting the chief ministers of various states in the country in the capacity of Union Agriculture Minister, Sharad Pawar on Saturday sought to know what wrong it is to do so. Pawar was apparently referring to the recent reports in the media about his "secret"...
  • Yuki Bhambri wins double-crown at Chennai Challenger Meet 08-02-2014 09:48 PM

    Chennai: Talented Yuki Bhambri played some of his best tennis in his career this week as he annexed double crown winning both singles and doubles event at the ATP Challenger tennis tournament here this evening. The Indian Davis Cupper, who is ranked 174 in the singles list beat Alexander Kudryavtsev...
  • Chromebox for meetings: Google unveils corporate videoconferencing product 07-02-2014 08:21 AM

    San Francisco: Google unveiled a videoconferencing system for businesses on Thursday, the Internet search company's latest effort generate revenue from corporate customers. Google said it was partnering with Asus, Hewlett-Packard and Dell to offer a specialised version of its Chromebox PC that comes with videoconferencing gear, including a video camera...
  • Kolkata Literary Meet 2014: A resounding success 06-02-2014 05:02 PM

    The first year of the Kolkata Literary Meet being held independently from the Book Fair was a resounding success. An initiative by Kalam, with Gameplan as the chief organizers, the meet was sponsored by reputed corporate names such as Tata Steel, Exide and Google Srei. The panel not only boasted...
  • SP, BJP slams Beni for distributing gifts at steel council meet 04-02-2014 10:47 PM

    Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Tuesday came under attack from SP and BJP for making Congress activists and journalists members of Steel Consumers' Council, and distributing cash and gifts to them at its meeting. More than 1,000 members were given cash, mobile and a trolley bag each at the...
  • Election Commission calls all-party meet today to discuss LS poll preparations 04-02-2014 08:01 AM

    New Delhi: Prior to the Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission has called a meeting of all recognised political parties for the conduct of free and fair elections on Tuesday. With just nearly three months left for the crucial polls, the EC has convened the meeting to discuss election preparations....
  • Not pushing Rahul's poll agenda through anti-graft bills: Kamal Nath 03-02-2014 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the extended winter session of Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Monday said that many bills were pending in Parliament and the priority was to pass the six anti-corruption bills. The bills came at a time when the Congress is facing severe criticism over large...
  • Madhu Bhaduri says AAP doesn't consider women as human beings, quits 02-02-2014 09:04 PM

    New Delhi: Former diplomat and Aam Aadmi Party's founding member Madhu Bhaduri on Sunday "distanced" herself from the party alleging that she was heckled at a meeting for introducing a resolution condemning Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti's role in a midnight raid, even as the outfit rubbished the charges. "I...
  • Cabinet meets to decide on LPG cylinder cap to 12 30-01-2014 07:41 AM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet meet on Thursday to decide on hiking LPG cylinder cap to 12. The meeting is still on. Meanwhile, the Trinamool Congress has hit out at the Congress questioning the timing of the decision. "I think that this intervention is too little too late. In order to...
  • AAP to hold Executive Committee meeting on Thursday 29-01-2014 11:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will discuss the strategy for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, among other issues in its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Thursday. Sources said, the party will discuss strategies for different states ahead of the polls and will also analyse its popularity in...