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  • Nepal Prime Minister backs India's bid for permanent seat on UN Security Council 5 days ago

    United Nations: Nepal gave its backing on Friday for India's bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, saying it was needed to reflect the changed times and make it more effective. Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala told the UN General Assembly on Friday that the UN, including the...
  • Polling stations open in New Zealand general election September 20, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealanders were voting on Saturday in a general election to determine who will lead the country for the next three years and under strict laws allowing limited election coverage on polling day. On the eve of the vote, both the centreright National Party of Prime Minister John Key...
  • Muslims have and will always be loyal to India, says Shashi Tharoor September 19, 2014

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor agrees with Narendra Modi on the alQaeda threat being hyped. "Muslims have and always will be loyal to India. Though a section of muslims have been radicalised due to Modi's followers," said Tharoor. ...
  • Private member bill to curb sale of acid introduced in Lok Sabha August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 27 private members bills, including one seeking to curb sale of acid in order to prevent acid attack cases was introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday. Kirit Premjibhai Solanki (BJP) introduced the Acid (Control) Bill, 2014, which seeks to frame laws on controlling the sale of...
  • Woman panchayat member thrashed, Governor Aziz Qureshi seeks report August 6, 2014

    UttarakhandGovernor Aziz Qureshi on Wednesday sought a report from state government and police by Thursday over the alleged thrashing of a woman member of district panchayat. Terming the incident "shameful and sad", the governor directed thedirector general of policeand Chief Secretary to submit a detailed report of the incident by tomorrow...
  • YS Rao says he's neither RSS member nor Marxist, but a historian July 16, 2014

    Rao mentioned multiple times of being a neutral historian and refused to be associated with any particular political wing. The veteran historian also denied allegations of being a 'Hindutva' preacher. Rao said that he is interested in the quest for truth and has no intention of spearheading any sort of...
  • BRICS members likely to have equal shareholding in new bank July 15, 2014

    Fortaleza: The BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first multilateral engagement, commenced on Tuesday amid an understanding that the 5member nations will have equal shareholding in the proposed USD 50 billion BRICS Development Bank which India had been strongly pressing for. The new Indian leader joined Presidents Vladimir Putin of...
  • Air India formally becomes 27th member of Star Alliance July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India on Friday formally became the 27th member of Star Alliance, opening up its domestic network in the fifth largest aviation market to the global airlines grouping's passengers the world over. Air India would add about 400 daily flights and over 40 new destinations in India to the...
  • Every MP shouldn't speak to the media, it's the party spokesperson's job: MoS Krishan Pal Gurjar June 28, 2014

    Newly elected BJP MPs are attending a twoday orientation programme in Surajkund, Haryana. According to sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioned MPs against loose talk in front of the media. ...
  • PM Modi tells his MPs to have a good 'aachaar, vichaar and vyavahaar' June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The newly elected Bharatiya Janata Party MPs have been told to have good 'aachaar, vichaar and vyavahaar' (conduct, thoughts and behaviour) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the first day of the twoday orientation programme of the party. Modi on Saturday inaugurated the orientation programme in Surajkund in Haryana...
  • Live blog: June 28 June 28, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has organised a twoday orientation programme starting Saturday to impart training to the newlyelected MPs on enhancing their Parliamentary and public conduct. The workshop will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh. ...
  • PM Modi to inaugurate orientation pogramme for newlyelected BJP MPs June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has organised a twoday orientation programme starting Saturday to impart training to the newlyelected MPs on enhancing their Parliamentary and public conduct. The workshop will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh at Surajkund. PM Modi will deliver the...
  • PMO asks all seven NDMA members to resign: sources June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Sending out yet another loud and clear signal of his intent for "more governance, less government", the Prime Minister's Office on Thursday asked all National Disaster Management Agency members to resign, said sources. There are total seven members in the NDMA Shashi Dhar Reddy, KM Singh, B Bhattacharya,...
  • LTC scam: Former MP Renubala Pradhan to meet CBI officials today June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Biju Janata Dal Rajya Sabha member Renubala Pradhan will meet the Central Bureau of Investigation officials on Monday regarding the Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam. Pradhan has been named as an accused in the case filed by the CBI on Friday. The CBI had filed a case...
  • AAP rejects all resignations, says it's natural to have differences June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday rejected all the resignations tendered by its party members. The decision was taken on the second day of AAP's national executive meet. Top leaders including Prashant Bhushan, Arvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav, Manish Sisodia and Naveen Jaihind attended the national executive meet. The...
  • Festive atmosphere in Lok Sabha as members take oath June 5, 2014

    Festive atmosphere and bonhomie prevailed in Lok Sabha on Thursday with members donning traditional dress and head gears and many taking oath in their mother tongue. Three Delhi MPs Maheish Giri, Meenakshi Lekhi and Parvesh Saheb Singh Verma took oath in Sanskrit, others did so in Maithili, Konkani, Assamese,...
  • BG Srinivas quits Infosys; company sees 10th big exit in one year May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: BG Srinivas, President and Member of the Board, resigned from Infosys with effect from June 10, a company press release said. This is the 10th highprofile exit from the company in the last one year. Infosys has been seeing a string of exits since Narayana Murthy returned for...
  • DGCA tells cabin crew to get fit or lose job May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Director General Civil Aviation (DGCA) has for the first time issued Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR) for the medical examination of the cabin crew. The CAR prescribed the requirement of body mass index (BMI) and rules for disposal of high BMI cases in terms of overweight and obese...
  • Woman gunned down by locality member, body sent to mortuary April 11, 2014

    A woman was shot dead, on Friday, by a man in a locality in Bihar's Munger district, police sources said. Sunaina Devi (40) was on way home after deposing in property-related case when her relative Shankar Pandit shot her from close range near Safiabad airport area, the sources said. She died on...
  • ICC paves way for Associate Members to earn Test status April 10, 2014

    Dubai: The ICC on Thursday paved the way for Associate Members to earn Test status by introducing the 'ICC Test Challenge', which will take place every four years between the lowest ranked Test team and the winner of the ICC Inter-Continental Cup. The decision, taken at the ICC's Executive Board meeting,...
  • AAP wants to strike deal with largest party: Expelled member April 8, 2014

    Expelled AAP member Ashwini Upadhyay on Tuesday alleged that the sole aim of the party was "an unstable government at the Centre so that it can strike a deal with the single largest party". "AAP is contesting Lok Sabha polls so that there is an unstable government at the Centre as...
  • RAW staff member commits suicide after killing his wife, children March 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A Research and Analysis Wing staff member allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and two children in Delhi on Saturday. The 52-year-old staff member, attached to technical wing, was found hanging from the fan in his house. The wife (43), son (17) and daughter (12) were probably hammered...
  • LS Speaker accepts resignations of Rajagopal, Purandeswari Devi, MS Reddy February 19, 2014

    Expelled Congress MP L Rajagopal, who had created a storm by resorting to pepper spraying in Lok Sabha, is no longer a member of the House with Speaker Meira Kumar accepting his resignation today. "I have accepted his resignation with effect from February 19," the Speaker informed the Lok Sabha. The...
  • Delhi HC to hear Jethmalani's plea against expulsion from BJP in May January 30, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday fixed May 2 as the date for hearing plea of noted criminal lawyer Ram Jethmalani challenging his expulsion from primary membership of BJP on charges of "breach of discipline". The hearing on the law suit of Jethmalani, 89, was deferred after Joint Registrar Brijesh Kumar...
  • AAP will field candidates in seats of 73 MPs who face criminal charges January 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The young antigraft party, the Aam Aadmi Party, that stormed to power in New Delhi last month plans to field at least 73 candidates in national elections due by May to stand against politicians accused of crimes, Arvind Kejriwal said. Following its strong performance in Delhi, interest in the...
  • I'm against AAP in the Delhi PoliceSomnath row: AAP's Tina Sharma January 20, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party member Tina Sharma said she is not supporting the state government in the Delhi PoliceSomnath Bharti issue. Speaking to CNNIBN, Tina said "I think Arvind Kejriwal is defending Somnath Bharti, where as the party should have taken action against him. They are instead asking for action against...
  • AAP aims for 1 crore new members across India during its 17day drive January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday launched its 17day free membership drive called 'Man Bhi Aam Aadmi Hoon' to get 1 crore new members. With the party deciding to contest the Lok Sabha elections, it has launched the drive with a target to expand its footprint all over...
  • Seattle: Indian origin Kshama Swant takes oath as City Council member January 7, 2014

    Seattle: It is a story of yet another person of Indian origin raising to a top post in America. Kshama Sawant, a former community college professor who won a citywide election last year was sworn in on Monday as the first socialist City Council member in Seattle's history. Kshama Sawant of...
  • Suspected Babbar Khalsa member arrested in US December 19, 2013

    An IndianAmerican man has been arrested by the FBI on charges of providing material support to Sikh separatist groups in India planning terrorist attacks. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Wednesday arrested Balwinder Singh, 39, of Reno on charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, conspiracy to murder...
  • Air India cabin crew member held for raping girl December 18, 2013

    Mumbai: A cabin crew member working with Air India was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly repeatedly raping a girl under the pretext of marrying her, police said. The complainant, employed with an event management firm, was seeking a match for herself when she was introduced to the accused, Raj Patel (22)...