Stalls

  • Raigarh SDM serves notice to BJP for setting up NaMo tea stall without EC permission March 13, 2014

    Raigarh Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) has issued a show-cause notice to BJP for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by putting up a 'NaMo tea stall' in Raigarh and using microphone for campaigning without permission. In the notice issued to district BJP president Rajesh Sharma, SDM Tirtharaj Agrawal said the party...
  • 'Namo' mobile fish stall opens after tea outlets February 25, 2014

    After tea outlets named after its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, BJP on Tuesday launched another novel election campaign initiative--'NaMo' mobile fish stalls-- in Chennai to reach out to the electorate ahead of Lok Sabha polls. The mobile stall with 150 kg of fresh fish varieties including the popular "Sankara" was...
  • Ahmedabad: BJP renames tea stalls after Modi, residents unhappy February 6, 2014

    Ahmedabad: BJP activists have been on campaign to name tea stalls after Narendra Modi at Naroda Patia area in Ahmedabad. Naroda Patia was one of the most severely affected areas during the 2002 Gujarat riots. While the tea stalls are being named after Modi to highlight his tea seller background and...
  • Scott Stallings rallies from three behind to win at Torrey Pines January 27, 2014

    San Diego: Scott Stallings was in the 18th fairway at Torrey Pines, 222 yards from the front of the green, needing a birdie to give himself a shot at outright victory Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open. That's when his caddie told him, "Let's see what you've got." Above all, he...
  • Modi to interact with people at 1,000 tea stalls January 19, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In an apparent bid to cash in on his humble background as a tea seller, Narendra Modi will interact with people at 1,000 tea stalls in 300 cities from next month. "Modi will interact with people at 1,000 tea shops across 300 cities from February 1 through internet and DTH...
  • TWTW: BJP opens NaMo tea stall across India January 20, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has opened NaMo tea stalls all over the country. The stalls came in the wake of party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi belonging to the humble background. ...
  • Congress ticks off Aiyar for his teaboy remarks against Modi January 18, 2014

    Congress on Saturday ticked off party leader Manishanker Aiyar for his controversial remarks that the party would welcome Narendra Modi to sell tea at AICC meetings. "The party does not approve of the statement," Congress general secretary Ajay Maken, who is in charge of the media department, told. Aiyar had mocked Modi's...
  • Can give Modi a tea stall says Aiyar, BJP calls it hurtful January 17, 2014

    The Bharatiya Jamata Party hit out at Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar over his comments on Narendra Modi with BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy saying that Aiyar was hurting sentiments of the comman man by making such remarks. He said this language will hurt the Congress party in future. ...
  • Tea stall owner comment on Modi has been misquoted: Mani Shankar Aiyar January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has now said that his comment on Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has been misquoted. Talking to CNN-IBN, Aiyar said he didn't say anything which could be viewed as taking a dig at Modi. He said, "It is Modi who keeps...
  • Omar flays Aiyar, says mocking Modi won't help in Lok Sabha polls January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has come under criticism from his own allies for mocking Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Aiyar was not helping the Congress by taking such digs at Modi. "Modi has a lot of negatives...
  • Modi can't be PM, we can set up a tea stall for him: Mani Shankar Aiyar January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Friday yet again raked up the tea stall owner prime minister issue taking a dig at Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. He said Modi can never be the Prime Minister but only a tea stall owner. "He can never be...
  • TN: 200 tea stalls named after Narendra Modi to be opened in Coimbatore January 3, 2014

    Pitching for making Narendra Modi the Prime Minister, a newly formed 'apolitical' organisation of men -- NaMo Peravai (NaMo Movement) has planned to name 200 tea stalls in Tamil Nadu after the Gujarat Chief Minister. Announcing this, movement Coordinator Praveen Srinivasan told reporters in Coimbatore on Friday that one such tea...
  • 400 chai stalls in Patna to get NaMo posters ahead of Modi's rally on October 27 October 9, 2013

    To highlight BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's humble background, a campaign has been launched by some party leaders to name roadside tea stalls as " NaMO tea stall". "Many owners of roadside tea shops came to us and said they feel proud that Narendra Modi used to sell tea in...
  • At government office, drink tea made by former woman Naxal August 17, 2013

    When Rashmi Mahli, 25, sees policemen, she no longer runs into the Jharkhand forests. Till two years ago she was a Maoist and now runs a tea stall in the Ranchi deputy commissioner's office. Rashmi's tea stall was inaugurated on India's 67th Independence Day on Thursday. Located within the premises of Ranchi...
  • Chidambaram meets bankers, corporate honchos April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Amidst the ongoing gloom on the economic front, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday allayed fears of the industry over stalled projects and assured all steps to remove the bottlenecks. "The agenda was to identify the projects that have been stalled. We've identified 215 projects which for one reason...
  • Odisha: Tea-stall owner provides free education to slum children February 15, 2013

    Cuttack: A tea-stall owner in Cuttack doubles up as a teacher to provide free education to slum children. Every morning, the tea-stall owner, Prakash Rao, serves free milk to a bunch of kids who gather near his stall. If it weren't for the 55-year-old's initiative, the young ones wouldn't have...
  • AP: Stalls put up by Pakistanis removed from exhibition January 17, 2013

    Hyderabad: As many as 14 stalls set up by Pakistani nationals were withdrawn from the ongoing All-India Industrial Exhibition in Hyderabad on Thursday, a day after a protest, demanding the removal of the stalls. However, the exhibition organisers said that the withdrawal was not due to the protest, adding the...
  • Meet the 'chaiwallah' who is also an author June 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Laxman Rao is no ordinary chaiwallah (tea vendor). His tea stall at New Delhi's ITO complex offers more than just a hot brew. For a few hundred rupees, you can pick up one of his 24 books, written over 40 years. "I observe people from my tea stall....
  • Marathon winner gives prize money to tea stall worker April 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Ashok Patil, a tea vendor at Mumbai’s Crawford Market area had a special visitor to his stall yesterday. A visitor called Jean-Benoît Jaouen, who like Patil, participated in the Mumbai Marathon last January albeit in different categories. Frenchman Jaouen presented Patil Rs 9000 — half his prize money earnings...
  • Harley Davidson to participate in the 2012 Auto Expo December 27, 2011

    Harley Davidson India will be at the 12th edition of the Auto Expo to be held in Delhi. The event which start from January 7 and will continue till January 11, 2012 will see Harley Davidson showcasing their stock as also customised bikes along with the entire range of merchandise,...
  • Shooting of 'Agent Vinod' remains stalled October 29, 2011

    Jaisalmer: The shooting of Bollywood movie 'Agent Vinod' starring Saif Ali Khan has remained stalled at a village in this Rajasthan district for the past three days after the district administration imposed a ban on the project, officials said Friday. The shooting was to take place at Kuldhara village in Jaisalmer,...
  • Work at Posco site stalled for third day June 28, 2011

    Paradip, Orissa Work at the proposed Posco site in Jagatsinghpur district was stalled for the third consecutive day on Tuesday as locals staged a road blockade at a key junction demanding that their demands be fulfilled including enhanced compensation to land losers. "People have blocked the road near Balisahi making it...
  • Trust breached: PM's Pak peacepipe goes up in smoke January 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is very disturbed by the Mumbai attacks as he had genuinely wanted to develop relations with Pakistan and had 'invested much political capital' into it, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Wednesday. "Prime Minister is more disturbed than me because...
  • India-Pakistan talks stalled after attacks: Delhi December 17, 2008

    Srinagar: Tentative peace talks between India and Pakistan have stalled after the Mumbai attacks, India said on Tuesday, and can only resume if Islamabad takes more decisive action against militant groups on its soil. The talks, known as the composite dialogue, began in 2004 after the two nuclear-armed neighbours almost...
  • Delhi: Security guard kills tea stall owner November 20, 2007

    New Delhi: A security guard working with a bank in West Delhi reportedly shot dead a tea stall owner in the same area. Fifty-one-year-old Bhishen Swarup allegedly shot at 40 year old Kanwar Singh Bhandari on Monday afternoon with his duty rifle, after an altercation. The accused is an employee...
  • A cup of life: Delhi chaiwallah turns novelist August 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Laxman Rao is not just another chaiwallah (tea seller) on Delhi pavements. At 53, his spirit is unfazed and undying. Fondly called Lekhakji, Rao has managed to pen 18 books in the 30 years that he has been brewing tea for Delhiites. His titles include novels, plays and...
  • UP polls: No food vendors in city April 28, 2007

    New Delhi: Fifth phase of polling has ended in Uttar Pradesh. VIP constituencies like Lucknow and Rae Bareili voted on Saturday. And here's the story of why its such a task to get something to eat today in UP. ...
  • Thai stalls at Surajkund this year June 20, 2007

    Haryana: The indigenous, earthen fair—Surajkund Crafts Mela is back with over 320 craftsmen from across the country. An added bonanza this year would be the stalls put up by craftsmen from Thailand, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. A visitor can not only relish the authentic Thai food at the mela but also...