Movement

  • 91-year-old ex-MP Shirish Chandra Dixit dies after prolonged illness 09-04-2014 08:25 AM

    Former MP and Uttar Pradesh ex-DGP Shirish Chandra Dixit died on Tuesday after prolonged illness at a private hospital. He was 91. Dixit was actively involved in the Ram Temple movement and he represented the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on BJP ticket between 1991 and 1996. Dixit is survived by...
  • Army movement was a routine exercise, no conspiracy behind it: Gen VK Singh 24-02-2014 02:59 PM

    Former Army General VK Singh has slammed media reports on the movement of troops towards Delhi in January 2012, playing down reports of a conspiracy. ...
  • 'Poo-phoria' is gross but real: Passing a large stool can be compared to an orgasm, Indian doctor says 17-02-2014 12:37 PM

    Don't let this gross you out. An Indian doctor in Princeton has said 'poophoria' or a 'stool high' is the experience of passing a large stool that can feel like an orgasm. Scientifically, he explained that a large enough stool distends the rectum so it touches the vagus nerve. Princeton...
  • CJ Show: Actor Aamir Khan's message on One Billion Rising movement 09-02-2014 03:20 PM

    Watch Actor Aamir Khan as he speaks on the upcoming One Billion Rising campaign and why is it important for Indian men to participate in it. ...
  • Mumbai: Firebrand activist, writer Namdeo Dhasal dies at 64 15-01-2014 09:48 AM

    Mumbai: Renowned Marathi poet and firebrand activist Namdeo Dhasal passed away on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 64. Dhasal, who was battling with colorectal cancer, died at the Bombay Hospital. His last rites would be performed on Thursday. Dhasal was one of the founders of the militant Dalit...
  • Medha Patkar will clear stand on joining AAP today 13-01-2014 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: Social activist Medha Patkar will on Monday afternoon announce if she is joining the Aam Aadmi Party or not. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the activist best known for Narmada Bachao Andolan said that consultations were on and an announcement could be expected by Monday afternoon as NBA activists from...
  • Family of Bihar man who laid down his life for Jan Lokpal appeals to Kejriwal 12-01-2014 10:43 AM

    Patna: The family of Dinesh Yadav in Patna, who had set himself himself ablaze at the height of the Jan Lokpal agitation in August 2011, has tried to reach out to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The family claims that Yadav, who was a supporter of anti- corruption crusader Anna...
  • Delhi: Congress workers protest at party office over support to AAP 23-12-2013 08:05 PM

    New Delhi: Congress workers held protest at the party office in Delhi over it's decision to to extend outside support to Aam Aadmi Party as it looks to form the government in Delhi. The Congress party has offered all the eight seats it won to the rookie party to take...
  • Delhi: Congress, BJP offer support to AAP 13-12-2013 10:26 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party is in the limelight again - this time over the trickey issue of govt formation in Delhi. The Congress on Friday officially handed over letter of support to AAP. The BJP too has reportedly offered to give " constructive support to AAP." ...
  • For Mandela, harsh island jail was a crucible 10-12-2013 05:15 PM

    Cape Town: A half-century ago Nelson Mandela was taken as a prisoner to Robben Island, 11 kilometers (seven miles) across the bay from Cape Town, where he would begin serving a life sentence for plotting to overthrow South Africa's racist apartheid system. The island jail was where Mandela became a...
  • Our ideology of honesty was liked by the common man: Kejriwal 08-12-2013 09:35 PM

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal dedicated his party's good show to the people and said that the people of Delhi have voted for his party's ideology which was based on honesty. ...
  • Five more suspected SIMI members arrested in Chhattisgarh 18-11-2013 07:46 AM

    Continuing its crackdown on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Chhattisgarh police, on Sunday, said five more members of the banned outfit have been arrested from the different locations of the capital in the past two days. These fresh arrests have been made to facilitate ongoing investigations, which have established...
  • Five more suspected SIMI members arrested in Chhattisgarh 17-11-2013 11:59 PM

    Continuing its crackdown on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Chhattisgarh police, on Sunday, said five more members of the banned outfit have been arrested from the different locations of the capital in the past two days. These fresh arrests have been made to facilitate ongoing investigations, which have established...
  • Vice President Hamid Ansari arrives in Cuba 30-10-2013 10:03 AM

    Havana: After concluding a "landmark" tour of Peru during which four agreements were signed, Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived in Cuba, one of the founders of the Non-aligned movement like India. It is the first ever bilateral visit by any Indian VVIP to the Communist country as earlier trips by...
  • AAP will form government in Delhi, says Arvind Kejriwal 06-10-2013 10:42 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party's convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the party will form the government in Delhi and will clean the system. He also said, "I miss Anna Hazare and that if the Gandhian was with me, the movement would have been thousand times stronger." ...
  • If Anna was with me, my movement would have been stronger: Kejriwal 06-10-2013 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections in December, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal said if anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare would have been with him, his movement would have been much stronger. He said, "I miss Anna Hazare and that if the Gandhian was with me, the movement would...
  • Garo Hills Committee calls indefinite shutdown for Garoland 16-09-2013 09:21 PM

    Shillong:The Garo Hills State Movement Committee (GHSMC) on Monday called for an indefinite shutdown from Wednesday to demand a separate Garoland state in western Meghayala. "Whether the police hunt or arrest us for the cause of genuine demand for Garoland and whether they release the arrested leaders or not, we...
  • Crime Branch gets custody of bomb blasts accused Abdul Sathar 15-09-2013 10:25 PM

    Ahmedabad: The city crime branch has taken custody of 2008 bomb blasts accused Abdul Sathar, an operative of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). Sathar, a resident of Aluva in Kerala, was lodged in Ernakulam prison in Kerala and his custody was taken from the National Investigation Agency...
  • Court allows NIA to take Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar's DNA samples 10-09-2013 03:13 PM

    Delhi court on Tuesday allowed NIA's plea for taking terror accused Yasin Bhatkal and his associate Asadullah Akhtar'sDNA samples and specimen handwritings for further probe, preservation and comparison with various seized articles. The decision came after the court extended their NIA custody till September 17 based on the agency's claims...
  • Listing the best online resources on the Indian independence movement 14-08-2013 06:21 PM

    The Web appears to be filled with pages upon pages on India's independence movement, but much of its is not only repetitive but reproductions from the online world's favourite online information source - Wikipedia. As India celebrates its 67th Independence Day, we scraped the Web for the best online resources...
  • Mumbai's Eastern Freeway faces jurisdiction issues, traffic movement stopped till noon 14-06-2013 01:26 PM

    Mumbai: A day after the new Eastern Freeway in Mumbai was inaugurated, there was a glitch over its opening to the public. Jurisdiction issues resulted in delay and the traffic police did not allow movement till noon. Almost 17 kilometre long, it is dubbed as India's longest flyover in an...
  • Tanks in Beirut as Syria protest leaves one dead 10-06-2013 06:34 AM

    Beirut: Lebanese troops blocked streets in Beirut with tanks and barbed wire for several hours on Sunday after the killing of a protester outside the Iranian embassy raised factional tensions already inflamed by the war in Syria. The man died during a clash between rival groups of Shi'ite Muslims after...
  • Pak: 1 killed in celebratory firing by PML-N activists 06-06-2013 08:40 PM

    Karachi: A Pakistani woman was killed and another seriously injured on Thursday during alleged firing by Pakistan Muslim League (N) activists who were celebrating the swearing-in ceremony of their chief Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister. The incident occurred in the remote town of Thul in the interior Sindh province which...
  • Nawaz Sharif's party strengthens parliament position 29-05-2013 05:19 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League (PNL-N) party of Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday strengthened its position in parliament as it secured 35 Reserved Women and Non-Muslim seats raising its strength in the National Assembly to 186. The National Assembly or Lower House of the parliament has a total of 342 seats, Xinhua...
  • Maoists get no foreign financial support: Sudeep Chakravarti 28-05-2013 05:32 PM

    Sudeep Chakravarti, author of 'Red Sun: Travels In Naxalite Country', have studied the evolution of the Maoist movement from its early days. How deep-rooted are its support structures and why is the mighty Indian state not being able to tackle this problem like they have done in Jammu and Kashmir...
  • Naxal attack: NIA to begin investigations 27-05-2013 11:24 AM

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency's (NIA) teams are expected to reach Darba Ghati on Monday to begin their probe in the deadly Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh that killed 24 people and left 27 injured. What the NIA needs to probe now is why the Congress' rally route was changed at...
  • CPI condemns Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh 26-05-2013 10:45 AM

    New Delhi: CPI on Sunday condemned the killing of 27 people in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, saying that violence and killings do not have a place in democracy. "We firmly disapprove the violence and killings to gain political power in a democratic country," CPI National Secretary D Raja said....
  • Pakistan: Imran Khan discharged from hospital 22-05-2013 10:25 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistani cricket-hero-turned-politician Imran Khan left hospital on Wednesday after treatment for back injuries suffered in a fall in Lahore, television stations said. Imran Khan, who has been fitted with a spinal brace to aid recovery, fell from a fork-lift taking him to a poll campaign podium on May 7....
  • World View: Pakistan elections 2013 18-05-2013 11:47 AM

    Nawaz Sharif's PML-N bagged 125 of the 272 directly elected seats in Pakistan's National Assembly but fell short of a majority and is poised to form a government with support of independents and smaller parties. ...
  • MQM boycotts re-polling in a Karachi constituency 18-05-2013 12:25 AM

    Karachi: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Friday announced that it would boycott the re-polling at 43 polling stations of the National Assembly constituency 250. MQM's senior leader Reza Haroon told a press conference that the decision to boycott the re-polling was taken by the party high command as it...