Ravishankar

  • EC told not to allow Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Ramdev events before polls 08-04-2014 10:16 PM

    Vadodara: The Congress candidate against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi requested the Election Commission of India in Vadadora on Tuesday not to allow events by Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar and yoga guru Ramdev in Vadodara before Lok Sabha elections. "I request ECI not to allow Sri...
  • Jet CEO Gary Toomey quits within 6 months of taking over 16-01-2014 06:44 PM

    In an unexpected move, Jet Airways Chief Executive Officer Gary Kenneth Toomey announced his immediate departure from the airline on Thursday. "Gary Kenneth Toomey, chief executive of the company has resigned with immediate effect," Jet Airways said in a BSE filing on Thursday. Toomey, who was appointed only last June...
  • Rahul's remark on personality-oriented politics laughable: BJP 14-01-2014 04:13 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday termed as "laughable" comments of Rahul Gandhi that personality-oriented politics of Narendra Modi is not in national interest and said what one can expect from a party which does dynastic politics and only takes care of a family's interests. BJP's Deputy Leader in Rajya Sabha...
  • Senior Bihar BJP leaders participate in 'Run for Unity' 15-12-2013 05:04 PM

    Top BJP leaders on Sunday took out a 'Run For Unity' marathon in the state capital to mark the 63rd death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. A galaxy of BJP leaders like former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Rajya Sabha Deputy Leader of Opposition Ravishankar Prasad, Leader of Opposition...
  • Senior Bihar BJP leaders participate in 'Run for Unity' 15-12-2013 05:04 PM

    Top BJP leaders on Sunday took out a 'Run For Unity' marathon in the state capital to mark the 63rd death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. A galaxy of BJP leaders like former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Rajya Sabha Deputy Leader of Opposition Ravishankar Prasad, Leader of Opposition...
  • 'Hunkar Rally' to change Bihar's political landscape, says Ravishankar Prasad 24-10-2013 11:01 AM

    Launching a broadside on its former ally the JD(U), the BJP on Wednesday claimed that the 'Hunkar Rally' of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi here on October 27, would "change the political landscape" of Bihar. "An unprecedented large crowd will turn up at the historic Gandhi Maidan next Sunday...
  • Narendra Modi's 'Hunkar Rally' to change Bihar's political landscape: BJP 23-10-2013 07:39 PM

    Launching a broadside on its former ally the JD(U), the BJP on Wednesday claimed that the 'Hunkar Rally' of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Patna on October 27, would "change the political landscape" of Bihar. "An unprecedented large crowd will turn up at the historic Gandhi Maidan here...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Defiant VHP to go ahead with its Ayodhya yatra 21-08-2013 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) will go ahead with its proposed 20-day Ayodhya Yatra even though the Uttar Pradesh government has denied permission for the rally. The VHP leaders had met the ruling Samajwadi Party leaders last week to seek their support for the yatra. The VHP has...
  • Entire govt machinery misused: BJP on Vadra land deals 13-08-2013 12:37 PM

    Upping the ante on Robert Vadra's controversial land deals in Haryana, BJP on Tuesday termed it as a "serious case of fraud with a nationalised bank". After a meeting of BJP's Parliamentary Party, Deputy Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ravishankar Prasad rejected Congress contention that the matter was state...
  • Karnataka elections: Time for the BJP and Yeddyurappa to introspect? 08-05-2013 11:12 PM

    BJP on Wednesday said it was "shocked, upset and unhappy" about the defeat in the Karnataka Assembly elections and conceded that BS Yeddyurappa's exit was a factor in the rout. ...
  • Yeddyurappa took away good portion of our votes: BJP 08-05-2013 02:43 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Wednesday said it was "shocked, upset and unhappy" about the defeat in the Karnataka Assembly elections and conceded that BS Yeddyurappa's exit was a factor in the rout. "We are shocked. We are upset and unhappy about the loss. There is a combination of several factors...
  • Manmohan, Sonia among 500 powerful people on the planet 01-05-2013 04:45 PM

    Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi are among 16 Indians who have found a place in the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine's list of the 500 most powerful people on the planet. Apart from them, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Defence Minister AK Antony and External Affairs Minister...
  • 'Sukrutham' to be made in Hindi 10-12-2012 06:22 PM

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  • FTN: Protests at Sri Sri's comments on Govt schools: Is Sri Sri being unfair to Govt schools?

    The spiritual leader said that government schools were a breeding ground for Naxals. Tonight at 10 pm CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a...
  • Move to allow FDI in retail to impact hard : BJP 26-11-2011 05:58 PM

    Patna: Vowing to oppose the move to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail and ease norms in single-brand retail, BJP said such a move would have 'direct impact on retail sector'. "The UPA government's move to allow FDI in multi-brand retail and easing norms in single brand retail...
  • Sri Sri starts up Yatra: Should spiritual leaders stay away from anti-corruption campaigns?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if spiritual leaders should stay away from anti-corruption campaigns. ...
  • Anna overestimating Jan Lokpal Bill: Digvijaya 07-11-2011 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Monday lashed out at Anna Hazare saying that the veteran Gandhian is overestimating the Jan Lokpal Bill. Digvijaya said that corruption can only be removed by a comprehensive strategy by the Indian judiciary, the government, the police and bureaucracy together. "Corruption can...
  • Digvijaya ridicules Anna's decision to return cash 01-11-2011 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday took a dig at Team Anna on its decision to return around Rs 42 lakhs to donors who had sent money to them during the last six months. "Super Team Anna to do an impossible Act. Return 40 Lakhs to unknown Donors....
  • Modi to welcome Advani's yatra in Gujarat: Prasad 09-10-2011 06:44 PM

    Patna: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will welcome BJP leader LK Advani's rath yatra in Gujarat when it enters into the state, senior party leader Ravishankar Prasad said on Sunday. "Modi will welcome Advani's yatra in Gujarat when it enters his state," Prasad said in reply to a question whether...
  • Leaders should avoid hosp visits after tragedy: BJP 08-09-2011 08:16 AM

    BJP Spokesperson Ravishankar Prasad spoke to CNN-IBN saying that VIPs and political leaders should avoid visiting victims immediately after a tragedy. ...
  • The Anna wave: real or imaginary?

    On the rocks |  Raksha Shetty
    Frustration and anger among voting classes against the ruling party has surely never been more vocalised, more bitter. The cross-section of people coming to Azad...

  • Ramdev, Sri Sri join protesters at Tihar jail 17-08-2011 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and the Art of Living Foundation head Sri Sri Ravishankar on Wednesday joined protestors expressing solidarity with Anna Hazare outside Tihar Jail. Ramdev, with whom Hazare and his associates have differences due to his alleged links with Hindutva elements, reached Tihar Jail on Wednesday...
  • Nishank brokering a deal to end Ramdev's fast? 15-06-2011 09:53 PM

    Dehradun: A video clip aired by TV channels on Wednesday showed Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank purportedly discussing on telephone with an unidentified person when and how yoga guru Ramdev should end his fast. The Chief Minister's office declined to respond to queries by newsmen on the YouTube...
  • 'Spiritual gurus are not interested in politics' 13-06-2011 10:49 PM

    Sri Sri Ravishankar also said that the spiritual gurus are more concerned about reforming the society. ...
  • Ramdev ends his fast after eight days 12-06-2011 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday broke his fast after spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar met him in the hospital. Baba Ramdev broke his fast by consuming juice given to him by Sri Sri Ravishankar. Sri Sri Ravishankar and spiritual leader Morari Bappu urged him to end his...
  • Ramdev's health worsens as fast enters 9th day 12-06-2011 09:24 AM

    New Delhi: The stand-off between Baba Ramdev and the Congress-led UPA government continues, even as the yoga guru's fast entered the ninth day. Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Parkash Chautala and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal paid him a visit in the hospital on Sunday. The government turning a...