Rahul hits out at Modi govt on Rafale deal, resolve to dislodge it

New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took on the Modi-led BJP government at a meet of the united opposition here, hitting out at the dispensation on the contentious Rafale deal and resolved to dislodge it. He claimed while his party viewed the country as pure as Ganga river, where people amalgamate with each […]

BJP-Sena alliance benefitted from Vajpayee-Thackeray bonding

MUMBAI: ormer Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray respected each other, due to which the alliance between the two parties had a smooth sailing, compared to the frosty ties now. “Even as prime minister, Vajpayee was in constant touch with Thackeray and always discussed various issues,” Sena MP Sanjay Raut […]

In last I-day speech of term, Modi hails India’s rise under his govt

In last I-day speech of term, Modi hails India’s rise under his govt

New Delhi: In his last Independence Day speech before Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday presented a picture of rising India under his government, contrasting it with what he termed as “policy paralysis” under the UPA, as he announced the launch date of his signature healthcare scheme covering 50 crore Indians. Addressing the […]

Maoists hoist black flag at village panchayat office

GADCHIROLI: A black flag was allegedly hoisted by Maoists on the premises of Arewada panchayat office in insurgency-hit Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said Wednesday. Some locals spotted the black flag when they went to the panchayat office to hoist a tricolour on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day this morning. Arewada village is located […]

AAP leader Ashutosh resigns, Kejriwal says will not accept resignation

New Delhi: In a setback to the AAP, one of its top leaders, Ashutosh, announced his resignation from the party today, citing “very very personal reasons”, although Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said he will not accept it “in this lifetime”. Ashutosh’s resignation is being interpreted differently with some Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) insiders claiming […]

No scam in admissions in Anna University: Officials

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Higher Education Secretary Sunil Paliwal and Anna University Vice-Chancellor M K Surappa on Wednesday rejected allegations of a scam in the admission of engineering students to the varsity’s constituent colleges. Addressing a joint press conference, they referred to reports in a section of media about the admission of more than 60 students, […]