Dalits restive after Police action in Buxar village

Dalits restive after Police action in Buxar village

Patna: Dalit ire against ‘police atrocities’ following an incident of ‘stone pelting’ at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s convoy is increasing. Local media reports say that NDA partner Jitan Ram Manjhi  has used strong words against the state government for atrocities on Dalits by police and administration at Nandan village in Buxar district in the […]

JD (U) in Kerala to oppose BJP, join LDF

JD (U) in Kerala to oppose BJP, join LDF

Thiruvananthapuram, : Janata Dal (United) in Kerala, led by M P Veerendra Kumar, is likely to return to the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF as a general consensus in this regard was reached at a party meeting here today. A meeting of the state executive of the JDU met here today and disucssed the proposal to join […]

Mausmriti or Constitution, asks Jignesh

Mausmriti or Constitution, asks Jignesh

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Kumar Mevani and others are asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “choose between the Manusmriti and the Constitution”. Against the backdrop of the Dalit protests in Maharashtra after attacks on an event to commemorate the bicentenary of a British-era battle, activists in the capital have sought permission for a youth meeting near […]

Delhi LG sabotages AAP medical schemes?

Delhi LG sabotages AAP medical schemes?

New Delhi: Delhi’s lieutenant governor continues to play hardball and upset his own government’s progressive schemes, so the Delhi Chief Minister and his men feel.  Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain claimed that the Lieutenant Governor  raised objections to the AAP dispensation’s innovative scheme proposing free medical surgeries and tests at private hospitals in case of delay […]

Manmohan Singh blameless, CBI playing games, says Court

Manmohan Singh blameless, CBI playing games, says Court

New Delhi, Dec 21 : The former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had been deliberately misled by officials, a special court has decided, while pulling up the CBI for trying to implicate the former prime minister in the 2G fiasco , ‘as their submissions were based on conjectures and speculations alone’. Senior officials at the office […]

Gujarat has the NaMo Myth busted

Gujarat has the NaMo Myth busted

New Delhi: The myth is busted! The promises bullet train, the roll-on-roll-off ferry service ride and the flamboyant take-off on a sea plane and so on that the BJP rolled out with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the presiding deity,  was not enough to propel the unstoppable right wing juggernaut to the 100-mark. As one […]

Hate drive against Christians in Satna

Hate drive against Christians in Satna

Bhopal:In what appears to be a concerted effort by anti-constitutional forces to intimidate and humiliate Christians in the run up to Christmas, the police have detained six Christians on the charge of trying to “forcibly” convert a Hindu man at Bhoomkhar village in Satna district, shortly after suspected Bajrang Dal activists attacked a carol-singing session […]

Telengana Govt plans Christmas Dinners, elsewhere Christians attacked

Telengana Govt plans Christmas Dinners, elsewhere Christians attacked

Hyderabad: As part of Christmas celebrations, the Telangana government will organise dinners in all churches across the state on December 18, a release from the Chief Minister’s Office said today. “On December 18, on behalf of the government, dinner will be organised in all the churches across the state. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would […]

Modi’s claim: ‘a strange story with no basis’

Modi’s claim: ‘a strange story with no basis’

Islamabad: Pakistan’s former foreign minister Khurshid Kasuri  dismissed as “a strange story with no basis” the claim made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Islamabad was interfering in the Gujarat Assembly polls, says a PTI report. “I am astonished. I had gone for dinner and I heard him saying that Pakistan is hatching a conspiracy,” […]

Shartad ‘shames’ but NaMo unfazed!

Shartad ‘shames’ but NaMo unfazed!

Nagpur/Ahmedabad: Veteran politician Sharad Pawar on Tuesday condemned the Prime Minister’s insinuations against predecessor Manmohan Singh with a “shame on you” and Rahul Gandhi termed Narendra Modi’s comments “unacceptable”, but Modi continued to portray himself as the one sinned against, says a PTI report. The Prime Minister had on Sunday insinuated that Singh had facilitated […]

LPG price hike paused for Gujarat elections?

LPG price hike paused for Gujarat elections?

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) After hiking cooking gas LPG price by Rs 76.5 in 19 installments in 17 months, national oil companies skipped the monthly revision in rates this month ahead of elections in Gujarat. State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) have been since […]