Day: November 3, 2018

Chhattisgarh polls: Fate of many star candidates to be sealed Tuesday

Rahul wanted to slander me, my father: Kartikey Chouhan to court

November 3, 2018 11:28 pm

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s son Kartikey Chouhan submitted before a court here Saturday that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi deliberately linked him with the Panama Papers leak. Kartikey recorded his statement before Special Judge (for cases against MPs and MLAs) Suresh Singh in the defamation case filed by him against Gandhi. The court […]

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Rahul wanted to slander me, my father: Kartikey Chouhan to court

November 3, 2018 11:22 pm

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s son Kartikey Chouhan submitted before a court here Saturday that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi deliberately linked him with the Panama Papers leak. Kartikey recorded his statement before Special Judge (for cases against MPs and MLAs) Suresh Singh in the defamation case filed by him against Gandhi. The court […]

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Bofors was only corruption, Rafale also about national security: Bhushan

Bofors was only corruption, Rafale also about national security: Bhushan

November 3, 2018 11:07 pm

Raipur: Lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan said Saturday that the Rafale fighter jet deal involves both financial corruption and compromise with national security, unlike the Bofors scam. Addressing a press conference here, Bhushan said, “Not only corruption was committed but national security has also been compromised (with the Rafale deal)…Bofors scandal was a Rs 64-crore commission scam, […]

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Ayodhya issue: NCM chief to mediate for out-of-court settlement, asks Muslims to be 'big-hearted'

Ramdev for Ram temple through legislation

November 3, 2018 8:54 pm

Dehradun: Yoga guru Ramdev made a strong pitch for constructing a Ram temple in Ayodhya Saturday, saying a legislation should be brought in Parliament if the Supreme Court does not deliver a verdict on the matter soon. On October 29, the Supreme Court declined an urgent hearing of the Ayodhya land dispute case. It said an “appropriate bench” will decide in January when to hear the […]

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Australian nun who angered Duterte leaves Philippines

Australian nun who angered Duterte leaves Philippines

November 3, 2018 8:50 pm

Manila: An Australian nun who angered President Rodrigo Duterte departed the Philippines on Saturday following a lengthy legal fight against the government’s efforts to expel her. Sister Patricia Fox was escorted to the airport by about 200 human rights activists who praised her years of service in the impoverished Southeast Asian nation and condemned the administration for forcing her to leave. “Duterte, expel […]

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Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from first-class cricket to focus on shorter formats

Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from first-class cricket to focus on shorter formats

November 3, 2018 8:42 pm

New Delhi: India’s ODI specialist Ambati Rayudu Saturday announced his retirement from first-class cricket to focus on one dayers and T20s. The 33-year-old Rayudu is one of the key members of the Indian ODI side but has never played Test cricket. “This is to inform that Ambati Rayudu, Hyderabad captain and member of the India ODI team, has decided to retire from longer version of the […]

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Police on high alert, 1500 cops, commando team deployed

Police on high alert, 1500 cops, commando team deployed

November 3, 2018 8:35 pm

Sabarimala: With the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala set to open for monthly poojas on November 5, the police is on high alert and tight security arrangements are in place in the backdrop of violent protests over entry of women of menstrual age last month. According to a Kerala police release, 1,500 personnel, 100 of them women, are keeping […]

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Ayodhya issue: NCM chief to mediate for out-of-court settlement, asks Muslims to be 'big-hearted'

Ramdev for Ram temple through legislation

November 3, 2018 8:34 pm

Dehradun: Yoga guru Ramdev made a strong pitch for constructing a Ram temple in Ayodhya Saturday, saying a legislation should be brought in Parliament if the Supreme Court does not deliver a verdict on the matter soon. On October 29, the Supreme Court declined an urgent hearing of the Ayodhya land dispute case. It said […]

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Tinsukia killings: TMC delegation to visit Assam on Sunday

Tinsukia killings: TMC delegation to visit Assam on Sunday

November 3, 2018 8:25 pm

Kolkata: A delegation of Trinamool Congress leaders will visit Assam’s Tinsukia district on Sunday to meet the family members of those who were killed by suspected militants, party sources said. Led by Derek O’ Brien, the TMC parliamentary party leader in Rajya Sabha, the team will comprise the party’s Lok Sabha MP Mamata Bala Thakur, Rajya Sabha MP Nadimul Haq and MLA Mahua Moitra. “The delegation […]

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CBI officer's allegations 'baseless and malicious': Union minister Haribhai Chaudhary

Ram statue, temple attempts to distract masses from Centre’s failures: Tharoor

November 3, 2018 8:20 pm

Kolkata: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Saturday alleged the trend of erecting statues and raising the issue of Ram temple at Ayodhya were attempts to distract the masses from “failures” of the BJP government at the Centre. He said the trend of erecting statues reminded him of the Roman empire when people where distracted from the oppression they faced through ‘bread and circuses’ (distribution […]

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