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  • Bypoll results not indicator of things to come: Ram Vilas Paswan 23 hours 9 minutes ago

    Patna: Downplaying August's bypoll results in Bihar in which the BJP-led coalition fared poorly winning only four out of 10 seats, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday said it would be wrong to assume that the grand alliance of JD(U), RJD and Congress would come...
  • Love jihad: Sri Ram Sene threatens to besiege Rajnath's house over controversial remark 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Hindu right-wing organisation Sri Ram Sene on Friday lashed out at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for pleading ignorance on the love-jihad issue and demanded that a special panel be set up to probe all such cases. Singh had on September 12 said, "Arey yeh hai kya? Hume nahi maloom...
  • Nalanda University revived after 800 years, Sushma Swaraj inaugurates varsity 2 days ago

    Patna: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday inaugurated the revived Nalanda University, renowned as a centre for learning till it was burnt down 800 years ago by an invading Turkish army. Swaraj said it was a matter of pride for her to inaugurate the academic session of the university after...
  • Karnataka government threatens to ban Sri Rama Sene if indulges in illegal activities 6 days ago

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government on Tuesday warned the controversial right wing outfit Sri Rama Sene that it would be banned if indulges in illegal activities. "We will ban Sri Rama Sene as it was done by the Manohar Parrikar government in Goa after police gave an adverse report about its activities,"...
  • No question of demolishing Ram Sethu, says Nitin Gadkari 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday asserted that Ram Sethu structure will not be demolished for the construction of Sethusamudram shipping canal project. "There is no question of demolition of the Ram Sethu," he said in a press conference to mark the NDA-led...
  • BJP will form Delhi govt in 'fully democratic way': Ram Madhav 1 week ago

    Varanasi: Brushing aside AAP's allegations of horse-trading, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said his party would form the government in Delhi in "fully democratic way". Asserting that his party was not in favour of forming the government through undemocratic means, Madhav said "had there been such things (horse-trading) then...
  • Delhi hospital sends relief to Jammu and Kashmir September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi has sent emergency relief supplies to flood-ravaged regions of Jammu and Kashmir to help it overcome the acute shortage of medicines and blankets. "The director general of health services, Srinagar apprised the hospital management (Sir Ganga Ram) that most of the hospitals in...
  • Israel take 2-1 lead against Argentina in Davis Cup September 14, 2014

    Led by the doubles team of Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram, Israel took a 2-1 lead over Argentina on Saturday afternoon in a best-of-five Davis Cup World Group playoff. Erlich and Ram defeated Argentina's Federico Delbonis and Horacio Zeballos 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in 91-degree heat at the Sunrise Tennis...
  • Former MP Mahant Avaidyanath passes away September 13, 2014

    Gorakhpur: Former MP Mahant Avaidyanath, who had been in the forefront of the movement for Ram Temple in Ayodhya, died on Friday night after prolonged illness. He was 95. Avaidyanath, also a former MLA, had been ailing for the past few months and was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon....
  • I won't accept a role in the 'Ram Lakhan' remake: Tiger Shroff September 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Onefilmold Tiger Shroff is sure about one thing, he doesn't want to step into his father's shoes for "Ram Lakhan" remake if at all it's offered to him. Riding high on the big success of his debut movie "Heropanti", the 24yearold is happy with what he has got so far. "No,...
  • Case filed against Ram Gopal Varma for 'poking fun at Hindu god Ganesha' September 6, 2014

    A criminal complaint has been filed against film maker Ram Gopal Varma in a Magistrate's court here alleging that he had hurt religious sentiments of people by poking fun at Lord Ganesh with his Twitter comments. The Andheri Magistrate has posted the complaint for hearing on September 30 when he...
  • Modi government will clear hurdles for building Ayodhya Ram temple: Muralidhar Rao September 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BJPled NDA government's immediate priority is to ensure that the economic parameters of the country are improved, though issues such as Ram Janmabhoomi are still on the agenda, the party's national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao said on Saturday. "We want to solve all the issues as early...
  • Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi clarifies remark on black marketing by small traders September 4, 2014

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday clarified that he had never supported black marketing by small traders but merely said that those indulging in such activities out of ignorance must be treated sympathetically. "I never backed black marketing by small traders per se, but merely said that those...
  • What to watch on day eleven of the 2014 US Open September 4, 2014

    Roger Federer got a kick out of the notion that Gael Monfils is looking forward to the day when he will be able to tell his children that he played against the 17time major champion. "Is that a good thing? I don't know," Federer said, sitting with his arms crossed and...
  • Bihar CM sparks a row, says traders indulging in small scale black marketing will be pardoned September 3, 2014

    Patna: A comment by Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has sparked off a row. He was heard saying that traders indulging in small scale black marketing will be pardoned by the Bihar government as they are only doing this to help their families. "There are people who indulge in black...
  • Ram Gopal Varma opens up about the controversial tweets: It's my nature to express exactly what I feel September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who was embroiled in controversy for his objectionable tweets on Lord Ganesh recently, believes in freedom of expression. He says expressing what he feels in a manner he likes, is the way he enjoys being. Varma was Sunday booked under four sections of the Indian Penal...
  • Why Ram Gopal Verma's tweets on Ganesha shouldn't be taken seriously September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A series of tweets on the Hindu god Ganesha seems to have upset a lot of people who follow director Ram Gopal Varma on Twitter. Varma, who later apologised for the seemingly innocuous tweets on the deity ahead of the Ganesha Chaturthi festival, asked if "Lord Ganesha eats...
  • Social activists file case against Ram Gopal Varma following his objectionable tweets on Hindu god Ganesh August 31, 2014

    Pune: Political and social activists Saturday filed police complaints against Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma for his series of objectionable tweets on Lord Ganesh, officials said. Sumit Khambekar, chief of the Mumbai unit of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, and social activist Shahzaad Poonawala filed separate complaints against Varma in police stations...
  • Sena to protest against Ram Gopal Varma over his Ganesh Chaturthi tweets August 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv sena is likely to hold a protest against Director Ram Gopal Varma in Mumbai on Saturday after he sparked off a controversy with a string of tweets on Ganesh Chaturthi. Varma had questioned the basis of celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi. The two tweets said, "Did Lord Ganesha have a...
  • Ram Gopal Verma sparks off controversy with tweets on Ganesha Chaturthi August 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Film director Ram Gopal Verma sparked off a controversy on Friday with a string of tweets questioning the basis of celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi. The two tweets said, "Did Lord Ganesha have a paunch in his childhood too or did it develop in the recovery time of the elephant head operation?" "Can...
  • Six passengers quarantined at Delhi airport hospital test negative for Ebola: Government August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Tuesday said that the six passengers who were quarantined at the Delhi airport hospital on fears of having been exposed to the Ebola virus have tested negative. The passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have now been shifted to the Ram Manohar...
  • Delhi: 6 passengers suspected to have been exposed to Ebola virus taken to hospital after arriving from Liberia August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Six passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have been taken to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. These passengers are suspected to have been exposed to the Ebola virus. The six people will be quarantined at the hospital, where a check up will be done. They...
  • RSS publishes Swamy's letter outlining action plan to rebuild Ram temple in Ayodhya August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mouthpiece 'organizer' on Saturday published a letter written by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy outlining an action plan to rebuild the Ram temple in Ayodhya by 2016 and fulfil the party's commitment to the electorate. The letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined an...
  • Rohit Shetty to direct the remake of Subhash Ghai's 'Ram Lakhan' August 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar is set to produce the remake of Subhash Ghai's 1989 film "Ram Lakhan" in association with the latter's Mukta Arts. Hit director Rohit Shetty has been roped in to helm the project. "Here's the big announcement! Rohit Shetty & Karan Johar, in association with Mukta Arts, present...
  • Kevin Pietersen on South Africa radar for domestic T20 August 22, 2014

    London: Discarded England batsman Kevin Pietersen is being targeted by South Africa to raise the profile of their domestic Twenty20 competition, Ram Slam Challenge, this winter. Former South African captain Graeme Smith, who is the tournament director of the Ram Slam Challenge, is trying to rope in Pietersen for one of...
  • Emraan Hashmi the con man, Randeep Hooda the kidnapper, Aamir Khan the pickpocket: Is Bollywood setting a wrong precedent by glorifying criminals? August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: He walks with a swagger, he often breaks into a jig. Dressed in colourful gaudy clothes, you often find this lout in Bollywood films. He might be selling tickets for "black" outside popular film theatres, or riding the autorickshaw on the roads of "Bambai". He might break somebody's...
  • Goa order banning Sri Ram Sene lacks teeth: Congress August 21, 2014

    Panaji: Rajya Sabha MP and AICC Secretary Shantaram Naik on Thursday described the order banning Sri Ram Sene in Goa as 'toothless'. "The ban order imposed by the Goa Government on Sri Ram Sena is without teeth, unless the order is followed by a regular order by the Central Government under...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi reviews flood situation as death toll rises to 16 in Bihar August 20, 2014

    Toll due to floods in Bihar rose to 16 with fresh deaths reported in Nalanda and elsewhere in the state even as the state government is preparing the details of damage due to inundation for acquiring central assistance. Two deaths were reported in Nalanda since on Wednesday while other cases of...
  • Black money case: SIT submits first report in Supreme Court August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) reviewing the black money case on Wednesday submitted its first report in the Supreme Court. The apex court expressed satisfaction on the steps taken by the panel for bringing back black money stashed away by Indians in foreign banks. The court also permitted the...