Wednesday, December 08, 2021

PM Modi world’s 9th most powerful person: Forbes list

November 4, 2015 9:50:42 pm

Forbes while releasing the list today at the same time said governing 1.2 billion people in India requires more than "shaking hands" and that Modi must pass his party BJP's reform agenda and keep "fractious opposition" under control.

Shah Rukh Khan in India, his aatma in Pakistan: BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya

November 4, 2015 3:09:25 am

"Shahrukh's comment about intolerance points that he is matching the tunes with Pakistan and anti-Indian forces," said Vijayvargiya.

In ‘shadow-boxing’ between Nepal and India, China gains influence

November 3, 2015 4:38:26 pm

India has repeatedly said that the Madhesi agitation in Nepal's Terai is 'a political problem and needs a political solution'.

Punjab Holy Book sacrilege: ‘Panthic’ Chief Minister ensnared in Panthic unrest

October 21, 2015 1:37:48 pm

The chief minister has been one of the strongest votaries of Panthic politics in Punjab.

Women in Congress got party tickets in return for sexual favours, says Kerala leader Cherian Philip

October 19, 2015 12:11:32 am

Philip's comments created furore in Congress with party state chief V M Sudheeran demanding withdrawal of the anti woman statement.

On the Loose: Paper Tigers

October 19, 2015 12:05:56 am

The pen is mightier than an award.

When Pakistan’s ISI snooped on Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh

October 18, 2015 4:49:42 pm

Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh drew huge crowds in Pakistan during his maiden trip to the country in 1979 even as he remained under surveillance by a Pakistani intelligence official, who incidentally turned out to be a fan, according to a new book on the late singer.

BJP, Congress at loggerheads over NJAC issue

October 17, 2015 7:52:50 pm

"With the Executive having more voice, the dominant voice in the selection of judges and the primacy of the judiciary and Chief Justice of India is undermined," said Congress.

Supreme Court decision on NJAC a ‘setback for Parliamentary sovereignty’: Govt

October 17, 2015 5:11:03 am

Expressing "surprise" over Supreme Court's decision to strike down a new law to appoint judges to the higher judiciary, government today questioned the transparency of the old collegium system which has been revived with the verdict.

Akal Takht revokes pardon granted to Dera Sacha head

October 17, 2015 2:55:36 am

Bowing to pressure from the Sikh community and hardliners, the Akal Takht, the supreme temporal seat of the Sikhs, today annulled its edict pardoning Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh in a 2007 blasphemy case.

Packaged water on trains: CBI books 2 former rail officials for corruption

October 17, 2015 2:46:51 am

The agency conducted searches at 13 locations, during which Rs 20 crore in cash and “incriminating” was recovered.

Allahabad HC dismisses plea challenging appointment of AMU VC

October 17, 2015 1:22:11 am

The Allahabad High Court on Friday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Lt. Gen (Retd Zameeruddin Shah. He was appointed as AMU VC on May 11, 2012.