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Shoe hurled at Punjab CM Badal
149 Views, 11-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: A shoe was today hurled at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal by a relative of a radical Sikh leader during an election campaign at Ratta Khera village here. 40-year-old Gurbachan Singh allegedly hurled the shoe towards Badal, which first hit security personnel and then touched 89-year-old...Read more

Kiran Bedi to quit as Lt Governor of Puducheery
88 Views, 08-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Amid brewing differences with the Congress-led government, Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has announced that she would demit office in May next year on completion of two years. "I will demit office on May 29, 2018, when I complete two years in Puducherry," Bedi told ANI. The...Read more

Mamata seeks Modi’s ouster, ’national govt’ under Advani
188 Views, 06-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Locked in a bitter feud with the Centre over demonetisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today sought resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and mooted a "national government" headed by BJP veteran L K Advani, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley or Home Minister Rajnath Sin...Read more

Google chief Pichai bats for $30 entry-level smartphones in India
185 Views, 05-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Google chief Sundar Pichai on Thursday said the prices of entry-level smartphones in India need to come down further to around USD 30 to improve people\’s access to the Internet and digital services. Pichai, who was speaking at IIT-Kharagpur, said the focus was also on areas such as local l...Read more

Timing of TMC leader’s arrest raises question: Congress
144 Views, 04-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Echoing Trinamool Congress, Congress today said the arrests of TMC leaders were aimed at breaking the opposition unity on the issue of demonetisation and raised concern about the "timing" of the CBI actions.  "We are questioning the timing of the arrests. For more than a year ...Read more

Budget Session of Parliament to be convened from 31 Jan
160 Views, 03-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs on Tuesday recommended holding of the Budget Session from 31 January when the government is likely to table the Economy Survey followed by the Union Budget on 1 February. The CCPA headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh met in New Delhi and made these ...Read more

Can’t seek votes on religion, race, caste, language: SC
187 Views, 02-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that seeking votes on the basis of religion, race, caste or language of a candidate or his rival or even that of the voters is illegal and could jeopardise the electoral process. A constitution bench headed by Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, by a 4:3 majority judgment...Read more

Army won’t shy away from flexing muscles: New Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat
185 Views, 01-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

:  New Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today said the role of the force is to maintain peace and tranquillity at the border but it will not "shy away from flexing its muscle, if the need be". Eastern Army commander Lt General Praveen Bakshi and Southern commander Lt General P M Hariz w...Read more

Israel travel advisory cites terror threat in India
232 Views, 31-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: Israel\’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau has warned Israelis travelling to India to be on "alert", citing an immediate threat of attack against Western and tourist targets, particularly in the south-west of the country.  In a statement released by the Prime Minister\’s Office...Read more