Police resort to lathi charge, use tear gas shells to disperse protesters in Pune

Railway authorities cancelled three passenger trains and short-terminated four other as incidents of blockade and stone pelting were reproted from Nanded division of the South Central Railway. Train no 11014 Bengaluru-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus was halted at Lonavala station for over 15 minutes in the afternoon after close to 200 activists stopped the train. The protest […]

British Airways deboards Indian family over ‘crying’ of 3-year-old child

Senior bureaucrat writes to Civil Aviation Minister over the “racial discrimination”. A senior bureaucrat of the government has alleged “racial discrimination” and “rude behaviour” by the British Airways, which deplaned him and his family from a flight to Berlin from London last month minutes before take off because his three-year-old son was crying onboard. The […]

From Mythology To Adolf Hitler, Andhra MP Plays A Range Of Characters

NEW DELHI: A Telugu Desam Party (TDP) lawmaker today dressed as German dictator Adolf Hitler to the parliament to demand special status category status for Andhra Pradesh. As the TDP leaders protested near the Mahatma Gandhi statue, Naramalli Sivaprasad showed up as Adolf Hitler — his look complete with Nazi uniform, toothbrush moustache and a […]

Far from Marina, in the rain, paying homage to Kalaignar

The non-stop rain adds to the effects. Already much tension has built up on the Kerala side of the border ever since the news broke. Everyone seems to anticipate excessive public anger, provoked particularly by the ruling Dravida party that showed neither grace nor tact, attributes the Dravidian legend in focus wielded lethally. At the […]

CAG criticises Centre for five-year delay in setting up six new AIIMS

  The Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Tuesday criticised the government for a five-year delay in setting up six All India Institutes of Medical Sciences under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana. The six new institutes were to be set up between August 2011 and July 2013. The Comptroller and Auditor General, in […]

Day before retirement, Trai chief RS Sharma gets 2-year extension

NEW DELHI: Trai chief Ram Sewak Sharma, whose tenure saw major decisions on issues like termination charges and predatory pricing, was today given two-year extension, a day before his term was to end, according to an official order. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved reappointment of Sharma as chairperson of the Telecom Regulatory […]

CAG criticises Centre for five-year delay in setting up six new AIIMS

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Tuesday criticised the government for a five-year delay in setting up six All India Institutes of Medical Sciences under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana. The six new institutes were to be set up between August 2011 and July 2013. The Comptroller and Auditor General, in its […]

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