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  • PM Modi meets Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at wedding of Lalu's daughter and Mulayam's grand nephew Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a rare glimpse of bonhomie and after a long time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday were seen sharing pleasantries with each other. The occasion was the wedding ceremony of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's daughter and Samajwadi Party supremo...
  • Strengthening political ties, Lalu's daughter marries Mulayam Singh Yadav's grand-nephew Yesterday

    New Delhi: RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Raj Laxmi and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grand-nephew Tej Pratap Singh will tie the knot on Thursday in New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had attended the 'Tilak' ceremony of Mainpuri MP Tej Pratap Singh in Saifai, the native village of Mulayam....
  • Amitabh Bachchan attends pre-wedding bash of Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew in Saifai 6 days ago

    Saifai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan today attended the pre-wedding ceremony of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew with RJD chief Lalu Yadav's daughter in Saifai, Uttar Pradesh. Bachchan, who boarded a flight from Mumbai, wore a white kurta pyajama with a shawl on his shoulder. The 'Shamitabh' actor entered the 'Tilak' ceremony venue...
  • PM Modi attends wedding rituals of Mulayam's grandnephew and Lalu's daughter in Saifai 1 week ago

    Saifai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attended the wedding ceremony of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew and Mainpuri MP Tej Pratap Yadav in Saifai on Saturday. Mulayam Singh had personally invited Modi for the ceremony. Mulayam's grandnephew and RJD President Lalu Prasad's daughter Raj Lakhsmi tied the knot...
  • Mulayam's grandnephew, Lalu's daughter to tie knot today; PM Modi, Amitabh Bachchan to attend it 1 week ago

    Saifai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the wedding of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew and Mainpuri MP Tej Pratap Yadav in Saifai on Saturday. Mulayam's grandnephew and RJD President Lalu Prasad's daughter Raj Lakhsmi will be tying the knot in Saifai. This is one of the most...
  • Nitish apologises to Bihar voters, Jitan Ram Manjhi quits as CM, BJP stumbles at the final hurdle February 20, 2015

    What promised to be high-voltage drama ended with a whimper as the main protagonist fled the battlefield even before the first shot was fired. Bihar Assembly was all set for a no-holds barred slugfest between friends-turned-rivals Jitan Ram Manjhi and Nitish Kumar with both sides claiming majority in the House...
  • Chilled rabri, kulfi to be served at Lalu's daughter and Mulayam's grand nephew's pre-wedding ceremony February 19, 2015

    Etawah: A staggering 1,00,000 invites, including to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have been sent out for Samajwadi Party supremo's grand nephew's pre-wedding ceremony in Saifai village on Saturday where mouthwatering dishes like bedai, baati-chokha and halwa soaked in desi ghee will be served. Saifai village, some 25 km from Etawah, is...
  • Shweta Basu Prasad set to make a debut in the Kannada film industry with 'Devravne Budu Guru' February 18, 2015

    National Award-winning actress Shweta Basu Prasad has had a tough time last year with prostitution controversy. The child star-turned actress, who was embroiled in false charges of prostitution last year, is back on track as far as her career is concerned. Shweta is now set to make her Kannada film debut...
  • Coimbatore girl Shraddha Prasad shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars February 18, 2015

    Coimbatore: A 19-year old Kerala girl is one of the three Indians in the short-listed 100 applicants for the one-way trip to Mars in 2024. The engineering student is brimming with confidence of making it to the red planet. "I feel proud and happy for being selected from over 2.5 lakh...
  • India vs Pakistan: the most colourful of all rivalries February 13, 2015

    Not long after India wound up their first practice session at St Peter's College on Thursday (February 12) building up to their opening game of the World Cup, their opponents for Sunday's electric showdown touched down in Adelaide, their confidence high and their spirits buoyed by Wednesday's drubbing of England...
  • Suit with name, temples and larger than life statues reveal the megalomaniac streak of Indian politicians February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: It was a piece of clothing designed to dazzle the world. But a closer scrutiny of the dark pinstripe suit worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during US President Barack Obama's visit revealed that what looked like thin strips were actually his name embroidered on it repeatedly. The entire...
  • Bihar political drama playing in Delhi, Nitish Kumar parades 130 MLAs before the President February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid political standoff in Bihar, former chief minister and Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar met President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday evening to convey the support of 130 MLAs and urged him to advise the state Governor to take an immediate decision claiming that any delay will pollute...
  • BJP accepts defeat with humility: Ravi Shankar Prasad February 10, 2015

    The BJP accepts its "massive defeat" in Delhi assembly elections with humility and will play a role of "constructive opposition", party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday. ...
  • Sri Lanka name rookie Chameera to replace Prasad February 10, 2015

    Sydney: Sri Lanka have called up rookie right arm fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera as a replacement for injured Dhammika Prasad in their World Cup squad. The International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the replacement on Tuesday after Prasad was forced to pull out after fracturing his hand while training on Saturday. The 23-year-old...
  • Dushmantha Chameera to replace Dhammika Prasad at World Cup February 9, 2015

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday nominated Dushmantha Chameera as replacement for the injured Dhammika Prasad at the upcoming World Cup. The 23 year-old fast bowler has represented Sri Lanka in only one one-day match, taking two wickets. Prasad was ruled out of the World Cup last on Saturday because of a fractured...
  • No end to power tussle in Bihar, both Manjhi, Nitish claim majority in state Assembly February 9, 2015

    Patna: He may be outnumbered but his spirits are still high. Despite having been expelled from the Janata Dal United (JDU), Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday met the Governor and claimed that he is ready for a floor test to prove his majority in the state Assembly. "We...
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad bats for fresh assembly elections in Bihar February 8, 2015

    Varanasi: In the wake of ongoing political crisis in Bihar, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday batted for a fresh assembly elections in the state saying polls were needed for a stable and better governance for the people there. "There is a necessity of an early assembly elections in Bihar...
  • Injured Dhammika Prasad ruled out of World Cup 2015 February 8, 2015

    Sri Lanka were dealt a blow on Saturday as Dhammika Prasad was ruled out of the 2015 World Cup due to an injury. Sri Lanka, likely to go into the marquee event without Lasith Malinga, will have to make do without Prasad after the right-arm seamer fractured his left hand while...
  • Expert advice for Team India: Bowl stump to stump February 6, 2015

    Former India pacers Venkatesh Prasad and Javagal Srinath want the struggling pace trio of Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami to concentrate on bowling "stump-to-stump" without trying too many variations in upcoming Cricket World Cup, starting February 14. India will open their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan at Adelaide on February...
  • Delhi elections: BJP hits out at Kejriwal, demands reply on 'bogus' funding to AAP February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday once again lashed out at Aam Aadmi Party and its chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal over the alleged funding and asked them to reply to the questions being asked by it. Talking to mediapersons, Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad alleged that Kejriwal is...
  • Nitish Kumar may return as Bihar CM, Lalu Prasad backs him to dethrone Jitan Ram Manjhi: Sources February 4, 2015

    Patna: As fissures erupt in the Janata Dal United (JDU) leadership between Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and former Chief minister Nitish Kumar, speculation is heating up that party MLAs want the former CM to return to the top post. According to sources, party MLAs feel that Manjhi will...
  • Vodafone tax case: Have decided not to file an appeal in SC, says Ravi Shankar Prasad January 28, 2015

    In a significant development, the the government on Wednesday decided not to appeal against a Bombay High Court ruling that Vodafone was not liable to pay tax demand of Rs 3,200 crore in a transfer pricing case. "The government will not appeal the judgement of Bombay High Court in the...
  • Vodafone tax case: Centre not to appeal in SC against Bombay HC order January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: In a significant development, the the government on Wednesday decided not to appeal against a Bombay High Court ruling that Vodafone was not liable to pay tax demand of Rs 3,200 crore in a transfer pricing case. "The government will not appeal the judgement of Bombay High Court...
  • Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad invites American companies to invest in Indian manufacturing sector January 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The Union Telecom and Information Techonology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad invited the American companies to set up their manufacturing units in India. Speaking at the Indo-US dialogue organized by the Network 18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in New Delhi to mark the visit of the US...
  • Cabinet approves 3G spectrum for Defence January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved 3G spectrum, identifying 49 slots between 3 MHz and 40 GHz, of which nine would be exclusively for the Defence services. Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said 1,900 MHz spectrum will be swapped between Defence and Telecom ministries. Government's working group will...
  • Veteran Telugu filmmaker V B Rajendra Prasad passes away January 13, 2015

    Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu film producer and director V B Rajendra Prasad passed away due to age related ailments at a hospital here tonight. He was 82. "He lived like a king. He did not hurt anyone. He passed away peacefully with happy memories," his son and prominent Telugu actor Jagapathi Babu...
  • Congress 'throwing in the towel' ahead of Delhi polls: BJP January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Friday accused Congress of "throwing in the towel" ahead of Delhi Assembly elections after former chief minister Sheila Dikshit's comment that the party may extend support to Aam Aadmi Party in case of a hung verdict. "...The rivals are coming together. Sheila Dikshit is promoting Aam...