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Jaitley files fresh Rs 10 cr defamation suit against Kejriwal

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Jaitley files fresh Rs 10 cr defamation suit against Kejriwal

New Delhi, May 22 (PTI): Union minister Arun Jaitley today filed a fresh civil defamation suit of Rs 10 crore against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal whose lawyer allegedly used an objectionable word against him in court last week. Jaitley, who holds the twin portfolios of Finance and Defence, filed the fresh suit after Kejriwal’s […]

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Saharanpur clashes give Mayawati chance to regain lost ground

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Saharanpur clashes give Mayawati chance to regain lost ground

Lucknow, May 22 (PTI): With the recent caste clashes in Saharanpur giving Maywati an opportunity to regain lost ground among her support base, the BSP chief will visit the scene of violence tomorrow. Mayawati’s visit to the trouble-torn area comes in the backdrop of the Dalit outfit Bhim Sena staging a massive dharna in Delhi […]

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H C Gupta awarded 2-yr jail term in coal scam case

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on H C Gupta awarded 2-yr jail term in coal scam case

New Delhi, May 22 (PTI): Former coal secretary H C Gupta was today awarded two-year-imprisonment by a special court here in a coal scam case. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parasher also sentenced two senior government officials, K S Kropha and K C Samaria, for two-year imprisonment in the case. Besides the jail term, the court […]

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NDA govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue:Rajnath

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on NDA govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue:Rajnath

  Pelling (Sikkim), May 21 (PTI): Amidst the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today that the NDA government would find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue. Addressing a public reception in this western part of the tiny Himalayan state, Singh said Pakistan had been trying to destabilise India […]

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BJP does not support cow vigilantes, other such groups, says Smriti Irani

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on BJP does not support cow vigilantes, other such groups, says Smriti Irani

New Delhi, May 21 (PTI): The BJP does not support cow vigilantes or citizens taking law into their own hands, Union Minister Smriti Irani said today. Asked about the so-called ‘anti-Romeo’ squads and cow vigilante groups in Uttar Pradesh after the Yogi Adityanath- led BJP government came to power, Irani said: “Everyone should work within […]

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Thousands gather at Jantar Mantar to protest Saharanpur

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Thousands gather at Jantar Mantar to protest Saharanpur

  New Delhi, May 21 (PTI): Thousands of dalit rights activists, led by Bhim Army, today gathered at the Jantar Mantar here to raise their voice against the caste-based violence in Saharanpur city of Uttar Pradesh. Around 5,000 people participated in the protest despite being denied permission by the Delhi Police. The protestors demanded that […]

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I’ve never made it fulcrum of my existence: Aishwarya on fashion criticism

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on I’ve never made it fulcrum of my existence: Aishwarya on fashion criticism

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a Cannes red carpet regular and while she has mostly received praise for her fashion choices, there have been times when the actress has faced flak for her looks, but the criticism does not bother her. Last year, Aishwarya’s purple lipstick look at the Cannes red carpet made headlines and she […]

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Trump holds talks with Gulf leaders

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Trump holds talks with Gulf leaders

Riyadh, May 21 (PTI/AFP): US President Donald Trump held talks today with leaders of the oil-rich Gulf monarchies, a day after Washington told their arch rival Iran to dismantle its “network of terrorism”. The meeting on the second day of Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, part of his first foreign tour since taking office, came […]

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N Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S Korea say

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on N Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S Korea say

Seoul, May 21 (PTI/AP): North Korea today fired a medium-range missile, US and South Korean officials said, in the latest ballistics test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles. The rocket was fired from an area near the North Korean county of Pukchang, in South Phyongan Province, and flew eastward […]

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Anti-terror fight ‘not a battle between different faiths’:

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Anti-terror fight ‘not a battle between different faiths’:

Riyadh, May 21 (PTI/AFP): US President Donald Trump will launch an appeal to confront “Islamist extremism” today, telling dozens of Muslim leaders in a speech that it “is not a battle between different faiths”. “This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life, and decent people of all religions who seek […]

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