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  • YS Rao says he's neither RSS member nor Marxist, but a historian 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    Fortaleza: The BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first multilateral engagement, commenced on Tuesday amid an understanding that the 5-member 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 two-day 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 two-day 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 two-day orientation programme starting Saturday to impart training to the newly-elected 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 newly-elected BJP MPs June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has organised a two-day orientation programme starting Saturday to impart training to the newly-elected 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 high-profile 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 anti-graft 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 Police-Somnath 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 Police-Somnath Bharti issue. Speaking to CNN-IBN, 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 17-day drive January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday launched its 17-day 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 Indian-American 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)...
  • Tripura: CPM member expelled over 'bed of cash' video October 20, 2013

    The Tripura CPM leader, who was caught on camera lying on bundles of currency notes, has been expelled from the party for "immoral work" and tarnishing the image of the party. Samar Acharjee, member of Bankumari Local Committee, was expelled from the party for immoral work, tarnishing the image of the...
  • Tamil Nadu: Crew of US ship arrested, arms, ammunition seized October 18, 2013

    Thirty-three crew members of a US firm owned ship were arrested on Friday by Tamil Nadu Police on charges of illegally carrying arms and ammunition and straying into Indian territorial waters without authorisation. The Q Branch CID police have seized 35 arms and about 5,680 rounds of ammunition from the vessel...
  • British parliamentary group calls on Nitish Kumar October 3, 2013

    A British parliamentary delegation on visit to Bihar to see the the development works in the state, on Thursday, called on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at his official residence. The visiting delegates, led by House of Lords member Lord Cameron, discussed with Kumar the state government's works in agriculture, women empowerment...
  • Centre seeks report from state govt on jail break incident in Khandwa October 1, 2013

    The Centre on Tuesday asked the Madhya Pradesh government to send a report on jail break in Khandwa in which seven alleged activists of banned SIMI fled from a prison. Taking serious note of the incident, the Home Ministry asked the state government to explain the circumstances leading to the jail...
  • Srinivasan hosts BCCI members for a three-day 'outing' September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: BCCI's self-exiled president N Srinivasan has his game plan in place. After slapping a life-ban on the former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, the India Cements boss has organised a three-day 'outing' for the BCCI members leading up the the board's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday - reported...