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  • Defamation row: Delhi court to hear Nitin Gadkari's plea against Digvijaya Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday fixed April 29 for hearing the arguments on framing of charges on a criminal defamtion complaint filed by union minister Nitin Gadkari against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha deferred the matter after counsel appearing for them sought adjournment due to the...
  • St Stephen's row: Delhi CM Kejriwal attends graduation ceremony April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst a raging controversy over a ban on a student e-zine by St Stephen's college, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday attended a graduation ceremony at the insitute, even as a section of students had urged him to turn down the invite "in support for freedom of...
  • CCTV row: Fabindia's top executives appear before Goa Police April 10, 2015

    Panaji: Top officials of Fabindia, including its CEO and MD, on Friday appeared before Goa Police to record their statements in connection with a voyeurism case. Fabindia's Managing Director William Bissel, Chief Executive Officer Subrata Dutta, regional manager Ruchira Pujari, marketing chief Ramu Chandra, stores in-charge Kundan Gupta, E-commerce head Arun...
  • Marathi film row: AAP backs Shobhaa De, says she can speak her mind April 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Amid a row over Maharashtra government's move to reserve prime time slots in multiplexes for screening of Marathi movies, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday came out in support of noted columnist Shobhaa De who has raised hackles of Shiv Sena by criticising the proposal. "Marathi culture needs encouragement....
  • Goa CCTV row: Fabindia's senior officials seek anticipatory bail April 9, 2015

    Panaji: Seven senior officials of Fabindia, including its CEO and MD, have applied for anticipatory bail in a Goa court after being summoned by police in connection with a voyeurism case. Company's Managing Director William Bissel, Chief Executive Officer Subrata Dutta and five others applied for anticipatory bail on Wednesday in...
  • Goa CCTV row: Fresh summons issued to MD and CEO of Fabindia to record their statement on Thursday April 8, 2015

    Panaji: Under a cloud after the trial room camera episode involving its Goa outlet, fresh summons have been by Police to Fabindia MD and CEO to record their statement on Thursday. Police have summoned 11 more employees of the outlet for quizzing. Fabindia is finding itself in a tough spot as...
  • Fabindia MD, CEO didn't reply to summons in alleged voyeurism case: Goa Crime Branch sources April 7, 2015

    Panaji: Fabindia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer did not reply even after summons were sent to them and nine others in a case filed against the company for putting up a CCTV camera overlooking the trial room at its Candolim outlet, Goa Crime Branch sources said on Tuesday. The...
  • Goa Police sends summons to 11 people in Fabindia in alleged voyeurism case April 7, 2015

    Panaji: The Goa Police on Tuesday sent summons to 11 people in Fabindia including the Managing Director, CEO, regional managers, directors and staff members on a complaint by Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani. Two IT staff from Fabindia deposed before the Goa crime branch late Monday night. Summons were sent...
  • Helicopter bookings for Amarnath Yatra to start from March 20 March 19, 2015

    Jammu: Advance online booking of helicopter tickets for this year's Amarnath Yatra will start from March 20, a senior official of the shrine board said in Jammu on Thursday. "The advance online booking of helicopter tickers for this year's Amarnath Yatra would start from March 20; the Shrine Board has made...
  • After Rahul, government could spy on officials, parties, media: Congress March 16, 2015

    Ranchi: Congress on Monday demanded a probe into the alleged snooping on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi as it claimed that the next targets could be persons from the bureaucracy, political parties and media. "We demand a judicial commission or a Parliamentary committee to probe the surveillance on Rahul Gandhi as...
  • 'Snooping' on Rahul, Yadav's sexist remarks, jeans clad MPs - non issues dominate Parliament question hour March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: On Monday, non-issues dominated the question hour in both the houses of the Parliament. The Janata Dal United (JDU) president Sharad Yadav's remark on the beauty of South Indian women, the alleged spying of Delhi police on Rahul Gandhi and Goa government's dropping of Gandhi Jayanti from the...
  • No snooping on Rahul, it is 'transparent profiling': Arun Jaitley March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Government on Monday countered the Congress charges of snooping on Rahul Gandhi saying it was making a "mountain out of what is not even a molehill" as information collection was part of a transparent security profiling used on 526 VIPs, including Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Ministers. ...
  • Congress may raise Rahul Gandhi snooping issue in Parliament today, seek answers from Centre March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Upping the ante on the issue of Delhi Police officials visiting Rahul Gandhi's residence, Congress plans to raise the issue in Parliament on Monday. Calling it a case of political espionage, the party has demanded an explanation from Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rajnath Singh...
  • Oppostion parties demand Modi to raise fishermen issue with Sri Lanka March 7, 2015

    Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramesinghe kicked off a storm by asking Indian fishermen to stay on their side of the maritime border otherwise they will be shot at. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said, "What kind of good days are these that now even Sri Lanka has started warning us." ...
  • BJP leader Sadhvi Prachi sparks controversy, says Hindus should boycott films by 3 Khans March 1, 2015

    Dehradun: In the wake of the 'ghar vapsi' controversy and love jihad campaigns, another Bharatiya Janata Party leader has sparked a controversy. Party leader Sadhvi Prachi on Sunday said that Hindus should boycott movies by the three Khans of Bollywood as they promote love jihad. She also said that Congress Vice...
  • Mother Teresa's service was motivated by conversion to Christanity, says RSS chief Bhagwat February 23, 2015

    Bharatpur: Conversion to Christianity was the main objective behind Mother Teresa's service to the poor, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Monday. "Mother Teresa's service would have been good. But it used to have one objective, to convert the person, who was being served, into a Christian," he said while speaking...
  • Bengaluru: Police ban defied, Praveen Togadia's recorded speech played at rally February 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: Defying multi-media gag by police, VHP leader Praveen Togadia's video recorded speech was played at a rally on Sunday in which he called for Ghar Wapsi (homecoming) and establishment of "Constitutional Hindu Nation". Additional Commissioner of Police (Bengaluru) Alok Kumar said, "We have taken note of the violation; we will...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha February 8, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Delhi elections, Indian Hockey men's new coach Paul van Ass, AIB roast and AAP funding row. He also talks to BJP's chief ministerial candidate 'Kiran Bedi'. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on AVAM's allegation of illegal donation to AAP February 8, 2015

    Training guns against the Aam Aadmi Party for bogus funding, the AAP Volunteer Action Manch (AVAM) claimed that the cheque payments received by the party are fraudulent. ...
  • Foreign media questions PM Modi's 'deafening silence' on religious intolerance February 7, 2015

    New York: A day after President Barack Obama had said that religious "intolerance" in India would have shocked Mahatma Gandhi, The New York Times in an editorial titled 'Modi's Dangerous Silence' asked "What will it take for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak out about the mounting violence against India's...
  • JD(U) backs AAP demand for SC monitored SIT to probe poll fund February 5, 2015

    Patna: The JD(U) on Thursday supported Aam Aadmi Party's demand for a Supreme Court-monitored probe by SIT into funding of Congress, BJP and itself to inquire if black money or fund from dubious sources are used in poll. "JD(U) supports demand of AAP for a SC monitored SIT for checking funds...
  • Face off: AAP donor sues AVAM, says cheques furnished were faked February 4, 2015

    A donor, Jaskirat Kaur Mann, who had contributed $1,000 to the Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday sued AVAM for claiming she had accepted money from foreign donor. In a discussion with CNN-IBN, Mann said, "AVAM has to give explanation for their baseless allegations." However, AVAM member Gopal Goyal also counter-attacked...
  • AAP funding row: Arvind Kejriwal trying to deflect from the issue, says Nirmala Sitharaman February 3, 2015

    Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday attacked AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on the funding row. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Sitharaman said, "Kejriwal is just trying to deflect from the issue."AAP should be outraged over what's happening in their party." ...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN grills AVAM member over AAP funding row February 3, 2015

    The AAP Volunteer Action Manch (AVAM) on Tuesday said that it has more proof that AAP received funds from bogus firms. Speaking to CNN-IBN, AVAM member Neil Terrance said, "Why did they not check the Rs 2 crore donation the came at midnight." ...
  • Status check: CNN-IBN visits registered address of alleged bogus company which funded AAP February 3, 2015

    CNN-IBN on Tuesday visited the registered address of one of the alleged bogus companies which funded the Aam Aadmi Party in Ganga Vihar and found that the address is actually a home in Ganga Vihar and residents state that the director of the supposed company has never lived there. ...
  • Mission Delhi: PM Modi targets AAP over funding scandal February 3, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party saying the funding scandal had exposed the AAP's double standards. ...
  • VHP allegedly reconverts over 100 Christian tribals to Hinduism, TMC promises strong action January 29, 2015

    Kolkata: There is no relief for the Central government which is battling the allegations over forced the conversion row. In a fresh case, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) allegedly reconverted over 100 tribals to Hinduism in West Bengal. The tribals were first allegedly converted to Christianity and the VHP reconverted them...
  • Digvijay Singh takes a jibe at Modi on 'Ghar Wapsi' issue January 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from US President Barack Obama's speech calling for religious freedom, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Tuesday took a jibe at Narendra Modi wondering whether the Prime Minister would advise his friends in the Sangh Parivar to stop justifying 'Ghar Wapsi'. "Would Modi take his friend Barack's...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee raps Opposition for disrupting Parliament January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday rapped the Opposition over repeated disruptions in Parliament. Mukherjee said a noisy minority cannot be allowed to gag a patient majority. He also said that there should not be any disruption of proceedings under any circumstances. The Winter session of Parliament saw repeated disruptions...
  • Will go ahead with 'Ghar Wapsi', Ram Temple construction: VHP January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid a major row over religious conversion, VHP on Wednesday said nothing will deter it from going ahead with its core agenda of 'Ghar Wapsi' and Ram Temple construction, and that it will hold a major convention in Delhi on March 1 to highlight the issues. VHP will organise...