Kejriwal appears before Mumbai court in 2014 rally case

MUMBAI:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today appeared in a court here in connection with a case for allegedly holding a rally without required permission during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. On December 9 last year, the Kurla court had granted Kejriwal permanent exemption from appearance in the case. However, Magistrate Richa Khedekar had directed […]

Madrassas should be barred from teaching in Urdu, Arabic:

Mumbai: Asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a cue from UK government’s warning that migrants on spousal visas who fail to speak English may face deportation, Shiv Sena today said madrassas in India should be barred from using Urdu and Arabic as medium of instruction and they should be replaced with English and Hindi. […]

HRD sent 5 letters to Hyd Univ, says only followed procedure

HRD sent 5 letters to Hyd Univ, says only followed procedure

New Delhi: The HRD ministry had written as many as five letters to Hyderabad University on Labour Minister Bandaru Dattareya’s complaint regarding “anti national activities” on the campus and the “violent attack” on an ABVP leader but maintained it was standard procedure on such “VIP references”. Questions have been raised about the HRD ministry’s five […]

BJP hits back at Rahul and Kejriwal, says ‘don’t politicise student’s suicide’

BJP hits back at Rahul and Kejriwal, says ‘don’t politicise student’s suicide’

NEW DELHI: The BJP on Tuesday accused Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal of politicising the suicide of a Dalit student at Hyderabad Central University and insisted that the issue had nothing to do with the victim being from the backward community. BJP general secretary P Muralidhar Rao attacked Rahul Gandhi […]

Digvijay slams media for “lapping up” Azhar arrest story

Digvijay slams media for “lapping up” Azhar arrest story

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Tuesday took a dig at the “gullible” Indian media for lapping up the story of Jaish-e-Mohammad leader Maulana Masood Azhar’s arrest by Pakistan. “Gullible Indian media lapped it up without verifying from any official agency. Breaking news is more important than credibility for media”, he said. “I […]

Pathankot attack: NIA may move court for lie detector test on Salwinder Singh

Pathankot attack: NIA may move court for lie detector test on Salwinder Singh

NEW DELHI: Three weeks after the terrorist attacked the Pathankot airbase – the National Investigation Agency’s (NIA) investigation is in full swing. The investigating agency is likely to move court for conducting lie detector test on Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh. Allegedly kidnapped and released by terrorists before the Pathankot terror attack, Singh was […]

Panels to probe BSF plane, Katra chopper crash in 6 months

New Delhi: The two committees, formed to investigate the crash of a BSF plane and helicopter in Katra, have been given six months to submit their reports. A four-member Committee of Inquiry will investigate and determine the causes and contributory factors leading to the crash of a Border Security Force (BSF) Super King Air B200 […]

Ram mandir issue: ‘Govt would act on basis of SC verdict’

BENGALURU: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Monday the NDA government would act on the Ram temple issue on the basis of the Supreme Court verdict and not on pro-Ram Mandir rhetoric of saffron leaders. The Lok Janshakti Party leader said there was no question of relations between his party and BJP souring over […]

Ink attack on Kejriwal: Court sends woman to one-day police custody

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Monday sent a woman, accused of throwing ink at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a rally here following the completion of government’s odd-even experiment, to one-day police custody. Metropolitan Magistrate Sunil Kumar remanded Bhavna Arora to police custody till tomorrow after the investigating agency said that her custodial interrogation […]

Ink thrown at Delhi CM Arvind Keriwal at odd-even thanksgiving celebration

Ink thrown at Delhi CM Arvind Keriwal at odd-even thanksgiving celebration

NEW DELHI: A woman tried to splatter Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with ink when he was addressing a thanksgiving rally following the “success” of his government’s odd-even road-rationing experiment at Chhatrasal Stadium today. The woman named Bhavna, who appeared to be in her 20s, came close to the lectern when Kejriwal was delivering his […]