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Sheila Dikshit is a burden on Congress, says Arvinder Singh Lovely after joining BJP

Sheila Dikshit is a burden on Congress, says Arvinder Singh Lovely after joining BJP

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NEW DELHI: A day after joining the BJP, former Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely hit out at his one-time mentor and former chief minister Sheila Dikshit, dubbing her as a “burden” on the Congress. Lovely joined the BJP, along with Delhi Youth Congress president Amit Malik, in the presence…

How Vijay Mallya could fight extradition on political grounds

How Vijay Mallya could fight extradition on political grounds

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LONDON: Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender, is likely to challenge his extradition to India from the UK on the grounds that the charges against him are politically motivated, a legal expert said. The 61-year-old liquor baron, who has been living in a self-imposed exile…

General V P Malik backs ‘Human Shield’ move of Indian Army

General V P Malik backs ‘Human Shield’ move of Indian Army

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MANGALURU: Former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Ved Prakash Malik (Retd) supported Army personnel using 36-year-old Farooq Dar as a human shield against stone-pelters during polling in the Srinagar Lok Sabha. Asserting he would have charged the unit commander of violating Dar’s human rights for tying him to an…

GST bill will benefit all: FM Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha

GST bill will benefit all: FM Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha

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New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moved all the four bills under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) for consideration in Lok Sabha, where a seven-hour debate session is underway to get the final approval from the lower house to pass the bill. The finance minister said that it is…

Not in the presidential race, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Not in the presidential race, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

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NAGPUR: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat dismissed suggestions that he was in the presidential race, wryly calling such reports “entertainment news”. He asserted that his name would not come up for the President’s post and even if it is proposed, he “will not accept it”. “The news about I being a…

Anna Hazare to start another agitation for Lokpal

Anna Hazare to start another agitation for Lokpal

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PUNE: Social crusader Anna Hazare announced that he will start an agitation to protest against the Union government’s apathy in appointing the Lokpal even three years after coming to power and said he does not accept the reason cited by the government to explain the delay. Addressing a news conference…

I had only one pair of clothes when Shah asked me to take over as UP CM: Yogi

I had only one pair of clothes when Shah asked me to take over as UP CM: Yogi

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LUCKNOW:  in his first public appearance as Uttar Pradesh chief minister said he was surprised when a day before the swearing in he was told to take over as UP CM. The chief minister was speaking at Yog Mahotsav 2017 organized by Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev’s Patanjali Yog Mission along…

Pakistan’s military has reared terrorists for cross-border missions: Hamid Ansari

Pakistan’s military has reared terrorists for cross-border missions: Hamid Ansari

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NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s military has reared “good” terrorists for cross-border missions while battling “bad” militants that fail to toe its line, Vice President Hamid Ansari said. Attacking Pakistan for use of terrorism as state policy, he said the most virulent factor fuelling terrorism is state sponsorship of and collusion with…

After poll debacle, Irom Sharmila in Kerala to live among tribals

After poll debacle, Irom Sharmila in Kerala to live among tribals

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ATTAPPADI, Kerala: Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who had a disastrous debut in the recent Manipur elections, will spend some time in this tribal settlement in Palakkad district. She arrived in this tribal hamlet to be away from the post poll frenzy and made it clear she would continue her…

Back as Defence Minister, Arun Jaitley will have to come out all guns blazing

Back as Defence Minister, Arun Jaitley will have to come out all guns blazing

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NEW DELHI: Finance minister Arun Jaitley promised continuity in the country’s overall defence policy after taking additional charge of the defence ministry, amid concerns over the delay in several military modernisation projects as well as finalisation of the “strategic partnership” policy for the private sector in indigenous defence production. “The…

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