Do you want a situation where people can’t voice their opinion? : HC on Padmavati

 Do you want a situation where people can’t voice their opinion? :  HC on Padmavati

  MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Thursday asked where the country was headed while alluding to “open threats” made to stall the release of the film Padmavati+ and the announcement of a reward to “kill” its lead actress Deepika Padukone. “In which other country do you see threats made to artistes and performers? It is distressing to know a […]

“If not your mother, who would you salute, Afzal Guru,”; Venkaiah Naidu

“If not your mother, who would you salute, Afzal Guru,”; Venkaiah Naidu

          NEW DELHI: “If not your mother, who would you salute, Afzal Guru,” Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today asked, apparently questioning why there were objections to saying ‘Vande Mataram’, which meant salute to the motherland. “Vande Mataram mane maa tujhe salam. Kya samasya hai? Agar maa ko salam nahi karenge to […]

Amar Singh calls Aiyar ‘habitual offender’

Amar Singh calls Aiyar ‘habitual offender’

              New Delhi :Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Friday lashed out at suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar‘s for his ‘neech’ against Prime MinisterNarendra Modi, while adding that the Congress veteran has insulted many politicians in the past including, former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalitha and Union Minister Uma Bharti. Singh while speaking with ANI Singh on Friday […]

May, Juncker ‘likely’ to hold Brexit talks today: EU

May, Juncker ‘likely’ to hold Brexit talks today: EU

 Brussels,  British Prime Minister Theresa May is set for a possible meeting with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels early today in a bid to seal a Brexit divorce deal, the EU said. EU Commission spokeswoman Mina Andreeva said on Twitter that they were “likely to meet this morning at 7:00 AM (0600 GMT) […]

Centre willing to extend linking of Aadhaar till March 31

Centre willing to extend linking of Aadhaar till March 31

New Delhi ; The Union Government on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it was willing to extend the deadline fixed for compulsory linking of Aadhaar card till March 31, 2018 for availing various services and welfare schemes. The Supreme Court is now scheduled to hear the Aadhaar card case next week.A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was informed by Attorney […]

Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: White House

Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: White House

 Washington; President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and start the process of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city, a move against the long-held American principles which many Arab leaders warned could trigger more violence in the Middle East. According to senior administration officials, Trump will make the major […]

Democracy Died’: Vishal hits back

Democracy Died’: Vishal hits back

A perceptibly angry and disappointed Vishal tweeted the above at 3am on Wednesday, following several hours of twists and turns, and high drama over the validity of the election candidacy nomination papers he filed for the high-profile RK Nagar bye-elections to be held later this month. The Election Commission announced late on Tuesday night that his papers were rejected. […]

Jaya death anniversary

Jaya death anniversary

          Chennai;  Former AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa was today remembered on her first death anniversary with party veterans K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam leading workers in paying tributes to ‘Amma’ at her mausoleum here. Clad in black shirts, AIADMK coordinator Pannneerselvam and co-coordinator Palaniswami led a silent march of party functionaries including […]

Vijay Mallya to return to UK court as extradition trial begins today, CBI team to attend

Vijay Mallya to return to UK court as extradition trial begins today, CBI team to attend

   London: Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, out on a 650,000-pound bail bond following his arrest by Scotland Yard over fraud and money laundering charges earlier this year, will return to Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on Monday (4 December) as his extradition trial begins. The 61-year-old businessman, who has been in self-imposed exile in […]

Vijay Mallya to return to UK court as extradition trial begins

Vijay Mallya to return to UK court as extradition trial begins

London ; Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, out on a 650,000-pound bail bond following his arrest by Scotland Yard over fraud and money laundering charges earlier this year, will return to Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London tomorrow as his extradition trial begins. The 61-year-old businessman, who has been in self-imposed exile in the UK since March […]