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  • BJP's national executive meet to begin on Friday, all eyes on LK Advani's address

    April 2, 2015 11:48 AM 10

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's national executive will meet on Friday in Bengaluru and all eyes will be on whether party patriarch LK Advani will address the meet or not. Sources said the party had approached Advani to address the national executive, but he is not very keen to speak. Party spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said, "All ministers

  • Digvijaya Singh does not rule out Rahul Gandhi taking Congress command soon

    April 2, 2015 11:36 AM 8

    Hyderabad: AICC General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Thursday did not rule out the possibility of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi taking over the reins of the party in near future. "Let's see," was Singh's reply when asked about reports of the Gandhi scion taking over as AICC president in the party convention to be held this year. Rahul Gandhi would

  • Delhi to get full wifi coverage in 2 years: Adarsh Shastri

    April 2, 2015 11:34 AM 10

    New Delhi: Delhi will get full wifi coverage in two years and around 700 wifi hotspots will be set up by February 2016, state government's Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of IT, Adarsh Shastri said on Thursday. "We will get budgetary allocation in June and issue tender for wifi by July. First phase comprising 600-700 wifi hotspots will be rolled

  • Incompetent Centre, State policies spell 'double trouble' for UP: Mayawati

    April 2, 2015 11:21 AM 13

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday lamented about "double troubles" faced by people of the state due to the wrong policies of the Central and state governments. "The government which had promised to bring 'achchey din' is bent upon making people cry and for the 20 crore people of Uttar Pradesh who are also faced with discriminatory and casteist

  • BJP downplays IAS officer Khemka's transfer

    April 2, 2015 10:54 AM 11

    Bengaluru: The BJP on Thursday downplayed the transfer of senior Haryana cadre IAS officer Ashok Khemka who cancelled an illegal land deal involving Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. The IAS officer was abruptly transferred by the Haryana's BJP government headed by Manohar Lal Khattar. The IAS officer was abruptly transferred

  • Digvijay Singh does not rule out Rahul Gandhi taking Congress command soon

    April 2, 2015 10:33 AM 11

    Hyderabad: AICC General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Thursday did not rule out the possibility of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi taking over the reins of the party in near future. "Let's see," was Singh's reply when asked about reports of the Gandhi scion taking over as AICC president in the party convention to be held this year. Rahul Gandhi would

  • BJP ally Upendra Kushwaha flays Giriraj's remarks on Sonia Gandhi's skin colour

    April 2, 2015 10:07 AM 10

    Patna: Union Minister for State Upendra Kushwaha on Thursday condemned fellow minister Giriraj Singh's racist remarks against Congress President Sonia Gandhi and his comments on Rahul Gandhi. "It does not behove a union minister to speak in such a language, it's objectionable," Kushwaha, President of Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), an ally of BJP, said. RLSP does not approve

  • Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij comes out in support of Ashok Khemka

    April 2, 2015 9:04 AM 13

    Chandigarh: Haryana's Health Minister Anil Vij on Thursday came out in support of IAS officer and whistleblower Ashok Khemka, Vij said he will talk to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar regarding the officer "who had worked to weed out corruption during the previous Congress regime". Khemka received his 45th transfer order on Wednesday in his nearly

  • AAP suspends national executive member from UP

    April 2, 2015 8:11 AM 11

    New Delhi: AAP National Executive member Rakesh Sinha on Thursday was suspended from the party days after he raised questions over the way its internal Lokpal Admiral L Ramdas was sacked and Prashant Bhushan was removed as the chief of its disciplinary committee. Sinha, a party leader from Uttar Pradesh, had accused the AAP leadership of taking the decisions

  • Jaswant Singh in ICU after fever, respiratory distress

    April 1, 2015 6:46 PM 10

    New Delhi: Former Union minister Jaswant Singh, who is in coma since August 2014 after suffering head injury, was admitted to the Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi after developing symptoms of fever and respiratory distress. "He has been in coma since he had suffered severe head injuries. Recently he developed symptoms of fever and respiratory