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  • Russia proposes ICT group for BRICS: Ravi Shankar Prasad 2 days ago

    New Delhi: India will give a structured response on a Russian proposal to set up an ICT group among the BRICS nations to deliberate on common issues in this area, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. Russia's minister for telecom and mass communications Nikolai...
  • Quashing 66A of IT Act a message to politicians to tolerate critisicm: Ravi Shankar Prasad 3 days ago

    After a historic judgment by the SC ensuring free speech, the government has said that it has no plans of challenging the verdict. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also said this is a message to politicians to learn to tolerate critisicm. ...
  • Only said cheating won't help students in competitive exams: Lalu Prasad 4 days ago

    Patna: On expected lines, a day after Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad said that his government would have allowed students in Bihar to cheat openly from textbooks, he claimed that he has been quoted out of context. Defending his statement, he said that he merely that said those who cheat...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: VK Singh, Kashmiri separatist leaders attend Pakistan National Day celebrations 4 days ago

    Minister of State for External Affairs Minister VK Singh on Monday attended Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission in New Delhi amidst the controversy sparked by Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit's comments that India was not against his interactions with Kashmiri separatist leaders. ...
  • Lalu Prasad Yadav says his government could have provided books in examination 4 days ago

    Patna: With visuals of mass copying in ongoing matriculation examination drawing national condemnation for Bihar, RJD President Lalu Prasad has said had it been his government it would have allowed examinees to write answers from books. "Had it been my government we would have given books to examinees to write only...
  • RJD continues to occupy Delhi office at Rs 333 per month 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding its grand headquarters at prime ITO area in the national capital, Lalu Prasad-led Rashtriya Janata Dal continues to occupy an office in VP House at a meagre rent of Rs 333 per month. In an RTI response, Directorate of Estate under Urban Development Ministry has said, "A...
  • We should not over react on Section 66A of IT Act: Ravi Shankar Prasad March 19, 2015

    The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstances in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "We should not over react on Section...
  • Lalu Prasad defends daughter Misa Bharti, says newspapers constructed the Harvard University controversy March 10, 2015

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday evening defended his daughter Misa Bharti after Harvard University rubbished her claim of being a speaker at India Conference. The RJD chief said, "Misa had claimed that she was a guest at the India Conference organised by Harvard University but never...
  • Lecture row: Misa Bharti must speak on the issue, says RJD MP Pappu Yadav March 10, 2015

    RJD MP Pappu Yadav said that Misa Bharti is a public figure and she can not do such things. In an interview to CNN-IBN, the RJD MP said, "If there is such a wrongdoing then it's not right and should be condemned." ...
  • Snapshot: Misa Bharti releases pictures of being a speaker at India Conference, Harvard denies March 10, 2015

    Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Dr Misa Bharti had released a few photos to Indian newspapers along with a press release stating that she had delivered a lecture at the prestigious American university Harvard. The educational institute has, however, revealed that she was not invited as a speaker...
  • Harvard University rubbishes Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti's claim of being a speaker at India Conference March 10, 2015

    Patna: In a major embarrassment for Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Dr Misa Bharti, who had released a few photos to Indian newspapers along with a press release stating that she had delivered a lecture at the prestigious American university Harvard, the educational institute has revealed that she...
  • Cable operators keen on providing broadband: Ravi Shankar Prasad March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Cable operators have shown interest in providing broadband connectivity to consumers by tweaking technology - a move that will increase Internet penetration in the country, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said. "I am very excited to note that lot of cable operators have come forward to...
  • Ban on Nirbhaya documentary: Ravi Shankar Prasad says Modi government respects freedom of press March 5, 2015

    Reacting on the government move on the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape - India's daughter', Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "The government headed by Narendra Modi fully respects the freedom of press and the freedom of articulation of views." ...
  • Omar Abdullah questions BJPs' ideological position March 1, 2015

    Jammu: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday took pot-shots at Bharatiya Janata Party ministers in the PDP-BJP government, saying they swore allegiance to the same Constitution of the state which their ideologue Shyama Prasad Mookerjee died trying to get rid of. "BJP Ministers swearing allegiance to the...
  • PM Modi meets Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at wedding of Lalu's daughter and Mulayam's grand nephew February 27, 2015

    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 February 26, 2015

    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 February 22, 2015

    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 February 21, 2015

    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 February 21, 2015

    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. ...