Ravi Shankar

  • Three JNU students killed in motorcycle accident 18-04-2014 09:18 PM

    Three students of Jawaharlal Nehru University were killed when their motorcycle hit a divider and then rammed in a tree on the campus, police said on Friday. The deceased, all in their mid-twenties, have been identified as Ravi Singh Chaudhary and Ravi Shankar Gupta, both residents of Gaya, Bihar while...
  • Will pay Rs 2,500 cr in 4 days: Sahara's new proposal for Subrata Roy's release 18-04-2014 11:02 AM

    Sahara group on Thursday told Supreme court it is willing to pay Rs 2,500 crore within four days and another Rs 2,500 crore in cash within 60 days for release of its chief Subrata Roy and two directors. Appearing before a bench of justices KS Radhakrishnan and JS Khehar, senior...
  • BJP defends Amit Shah, says he did not violate the model code 17-04-2014 02:12 PM

    BJP today came out in defence of Amit Shah, saying Narendra Modi'sclose aide, who was censured by the Election Commission for controversial poll speeches, did not violate the Model Code of Conduct. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, at the same time, welcomed the poll panel's action against Uttar Pradesh Minister...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar against coalition government 08-04-2014 09:55 PM

    Kolkata: Virtually criticising Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's idea of a federal front, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Tuesday said any coalition government would not be good for the nation. "When there is a coalition government, the partners waste time in fighting among themselves and it leaves no...
  • LS polls: Need security before development, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 07-04-2014 12:46 PM

    The BJP released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Monday. The manifesto focuses on development, inclusive growth and zero tolerance towards terror. ...
  • FIR against Amit Shah a deliberate move by UP government: BJP 06-04-2014 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: After an FIR was registered by the Bijnor administration against BJP leader Amit Shah over his recent 'revenge' speech, a fumed saffron party said that the complaint was filed deliberately by the Uttar Pradesh government. "There are no cases against Beni Prasad Verma and Azam Khan for the...
  • Kerala: BJP slams Sonia for meeting Bukhari 05-04-2014 04:15 PM

    Kochi: Hitting out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari, BJP on Saturday said a "deliberate" attempt was being made to "communalise" the Lok Sabha polls. "A deliberate attempt is being made by Sonia Gandhi to communalise the election," BJP leader Ravi...
  • Arvind Kejriwal 'deeply hurt' by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's criticism 04-04-2014 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: After spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar hit out at Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal in an editorial, Kejriwal has said that he is 'deeply hurt'. Kejriwal has said that he only wants to work for the country and has no selfish motives. "Pujya Guruji Sri Sri...
  • Congress, Chidambaram patrons of 'crony capitalism': BJP 31-03-2014 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: After Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram said that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi practices 'crony capitalism', the saffron party retaliated strongly saying the Union Minister's allegations are just 'white lies'. "When Chidambaram says that Modi practices crony capitalism, it is all white lies. I would...
  • Congress's manifesto a document of deceit: BJP 26-03-2014 06:30 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at the Congress's manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections and called it a document of deceit. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Congress had promised to provide electricity to every house. Today the country is in darkness because of them and they have the...
  • Never endorsed Narendra Modi for PM, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 22-03-2014 07:37 AM

    New Delhi: Days after Sri Sri Ravi Shankar backed BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying that it was time to shed the baggage of 2002 riots, the spiritual guru has now taken a U-turn and claimed he never endorsed the Gujarat CM for the post of PM. Sri Sri...
  • BJP leaders under threat will be given security: Shinde 21-03-2014 05:40 PM

    Allaying concerns of BJP that their leaders were under threat, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday assured the party that they will be provided security. He said this after a BJP delegation led by Ravi Shankar Prasad met him and urged him to ensure security of BJP leaders during the...
  • Rahul's comments on Modi are based on lies: BJP 16-03-2014 09:23 PM

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for attacking BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. He said, "Rahul Gandhi's comments are all based on lies. The Supreme Court has given Modi a clean chit, but Rahul refuses to believe it. The people will respond...
  • Lalu's former aide Ram Kripal meets Rajnath, set to join BJP 11-03-2014 03:09 PM

    Rebel RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav on Tuesday met top BJP leaders in the national capital amid indications that he would cross over to saffron ranks ahead of Lok Sabha polls. Yadav, a former close aide of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, met BJP President Rajnath Singh and party leader Ravi...
  • Art of Living yoga centre set afire in Pakistan 10-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Islamabad: Unidentified armed men have set ablaze an Art of Living yoga centre established by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar who once offered to hold talks with the Taliban to usher in peace in Pakistan. The centre, which is based in Peace Street in the upmarket Bani Gala area, was set...
  • Subrata Roy to be lodged in Tihar's Jail No.3 04-03-2014 10:41 PM

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy, remanded in judicial custody till March 11 by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, will be kept in Jail No.3 of Delhi's Tihar Jail. "Roy arrived at Tihar at about 8 p.m. and was sent for medical examination to the Tihar hospital. He will be lodged in...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar holds first Twitter town hall, Bollywood stars ask spiritual questions 27-02-2014 05:27 PM

    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (@SriSri) recently held a live town hall session on Twitter. The spiritual guru made good use of the social media platform's conversational nature. The Twitter town hall was held under #AskSriSri on Sunday. More than 65,000 tweets using the same hashtag were generated around the live...
  • BJP leaders meet Ram Vilas Paswan, alliance likely 27-02-2014 03:12 PM

    Senior BJP leaders on Thursday met LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan in Patna to finalise details related to their alliance and possibly sharing of seats. BJP leaders Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Shahnawaz Hussain went to Paswan's residence where they were received by his son Chirag Paswan, who...
  • Blog: How sure is the Congress about its Lok Sabha poll candidates 22-02-2014 04:03 PM

    The Congress is set to announce the first list of its candidates for the coming Lok Sabha elections anytime next week, way ahead of other parties. The list is expected to include nominees from the bulk of, if not all, the eleven seats in Chhattisgarh. The party had lost 10...
  • Kejriwal unable to govern, looking for escape route: BJP 10-02-2014 06:45 PM

    BJP on Monday attacked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his threat to resign if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed, saying he is looking for an escape route as he is unable to govern and getting "exposed". "He is sitting on the shoulder of the corrupt Congress government...
  • Taniam's death: Rahul raised the issue after Modi did it, says BJP 03-02-2014 08:09 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Monday took a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi after he met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh. "For four days Rahul Gandhi did not speak, he did it only...
  • Rahul under fire over his remark on 1984 riots, Modi's role in 2002 28-01-2014 01:50 PM

    New President: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has come under sharp criticism from the Bharatiya Janata Party and 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims after he claimed that the Congress government at the Centre tried to control the communal carnage after the then prime minister Indira Gandhi's assassination in an interview to...
  • BJP hits out at Rahul's comments on 2002, says Modi got clean chit 28-01-2014 08:22 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for the 2002 pogrom, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that his statements are baseless. "Rahul's statements against Gujarat riots are baseless. He is trying to run away from the...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar lauds Narendra Modi as a 'good man' 17-01-2014 08:39 AM

    Chandrapur: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar praised Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a "good man" but said he has no opinion about Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi as he was not acquainted with him. Answering a specific question about his opinion of Rahul Gandhi and...
  • Congress has done the right thing, Rahul no match for Modi: BJP 16-01-2014 08:50 PM

    New Delhi: Just minutes after Congress said that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi at the best will be made the face of the 2014 poll campaign, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took a jibe at the Lok Sabha MP from Amethi saying that if he was projected the PM nominee then...
  • Sack Shinde if charges by ex-Home Secretary are proved: BJP 14-01-2014 03:46 PM

    New Delhi: In the wake of claims by former Home Secretary R K Singh, BJP on Tuesday said Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde should be sacked if it is proved in an inquiry that he tried to prevent Delhi police from taking action against an associate of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim....
  • Manmohan Singh using Assam for political advantages, says BJP 10-01-2014 06:19 PM

    The BJP on Friday attacked the UPA government at the Centre and charged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of neglecting and using Assam, which he has been representing since 1991, for his "political advantages". "Manmohan Singh went to the Rajya Sabha from Assam in 1991. He has been the Prime Minister...
  • Coalgate: Shouldn't PM join investigation, asks BJP 09-01-2014 08:17 PM

    After the Central government admitted before the Supreme Court that something went wrong in the development and regulation of coal blocks, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad asked, "Now should Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not offer himself to the investigation as he was holding the Coal Ministry portfolio then?" "Ideally coal...
  • BJP slams Chavan government for ignoring Adarsh committee report 02-01-2014 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday lambasted the Maharashtra government and Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan for ruling out action against politicians involved in Adrash Housing Society scam. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad slammed the Chavan government saying, "Despite Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's clear stand the report was...
  • BJP accuses Rahul Gandhi of hypocrisy on corruption 21-12-2013 08:11 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday accused Rahul Gandhi of hypocrisy, after the Congress vice president said the biggest problem faced by the country was corruption. "You don't speak a word on the Commonwealth Games corruption, you don't say anything on Adarsh scam, and just say we have passed Lokpal...