VIDEO CONFERENCE

  • Narendra Modi's 'Chai Pe Charcha' campaign to begin today February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's much awaited 'Chai Pe Charcha' campaign is all set to be launched on Wednesday. As a part of the campaign, Modi will interact with people at tea stalls through video conferencing at 1000 different locations in the country on Wednesday evening. The...
  • Secularism to me means India first, Modi tells NRIs in US in his address March 10, 2013

    New Delhi: After the Wharton snub, Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora in the US via video conference. Modi addressed the Indian diaspora in Edison, New Jersey, Chicago and Illinois on March 9 at 8.00 pm (local time in US). Modi in...
  • Assange mocks Obama, accuses him of twofacedness September 27, 2012

    United Nations: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday accused the US of playing dual politics supporting a revolution in the Middle East, while at the same time, gagging his whistleblower organisation. "It must have come as a surprise to the Egyptian teenagers who washed American teargas out of their...
  • Obama criticises Pak for its inability to fight terrorism January 31, 2012

    However, Barack Obama has defended his government's move to continue giving Islamabad millions in aid. ...
  • JLF: Has the state of Rajasthan bowed down to protestors? January 24, 2012

    Lawyer Akhil Sibal, AIMPLB memberlawyer Zafaryab Jilani and social activist Shabnam Hashmi discuss the Salman Rushdie video conference row. ...
  • Rushdie video cancellation not a big issue: Singhvi January 24, 2012

    Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said on Tuesday that the media was losing a sense of proportion and balance in the Salman Rushdie video conference issue. "We are losing a sense of proportion and balance in this issue. It is not such a great issue for us to exercise over minds...
  • Freedom of speech needs a relook: Rahul Bose January 24, 2012

    In the ongoing Rushdie row at the Jaipur Literature Festival, actor Rahul Bose drew attention to the limitations in the Constitution concerning freedom of expression in the country. "We need to take a look at 'Freedom of Speech' under the Constitution of India. We need to campaign for change," he...
  • Rushdie video cancelled despite assurance: Police January 24, 2012

    Jaipur: Jaipur Police Commissioner BL Soni on Tuesday said that Salman Rushdie's live video conference at the Jaipur Literature Festival has been cancelled despite Rajasthan Police's assurance to the organisers to provide security. "Protestors were not in agreement with the organisers, and the organisers realised that there was quite a resistance...
  • Rushdie will not break law with his address: JLF January 24, 2012

    Jaipur: Noted author and Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdie will not break any law with his video address at the Jaipur Literature Festival, organisers said on Tuesday. Jaipur Literature Festival organiser Sanjoy Roy said that they will go ahead with the video link with Salman Rushdie at 3:45 pm on Tuesday...
  • JLF: Suspense prevails over Rushdie video address January 23, 2012

    The Rushdie controversy continues to cloud Jaipur's Literature Festival. The author is unlikely to be given permission to mark his presence through video conferencing at the festival tomorrow. According to sources, the police may reject the organisers' request for Rushdie's video conference session citing law and order concerns. A police...
  • No info of threat to Rushdie: Police sources January 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Adding a new twist to the controversy over Salman Rushdie's participation in the Jaipur Literature Festival, sources in Mumbai Police denied giving any inputs about paid assassins. The sources countered the Bookerwinning author's claim that paid assassins were out to get him. The sources told CNNIBN there were no intelligence...
  • 26/11 case: Indians to depose before Pak court August 5, 2010

    New Delhi: India on Thursday agreed to let officers investigating the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks depose before a Pakistani court through video conferencing. Pakistan's anti terror court had requested for statements from Indian investigating officers of 26/11 case who had recorded Mumbai attacker Ajmal Amir Kasab's statement. The Union Law...