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Raghuvansh Prasad said that the sentences given to the RJD chief would only "strengthen" the party's resolve, after Lalu along with another former CM Jagannath Mishra was found guilty in the Rs 33.67 crore case.
The website - which comes with URL reliance-jiocoin.com - has also been named as such that it looks like a sister organisation of RIL.
The Sena, which is a part of the governments at the Centre and in Maharashtra, yesterday said it will have no truck with ally BJP in the 2019 state Assembly and LS polls.
Students held protests in Madurai, Thanjavur, Perambalur and Dindigul among others, with several of them boycotting classes opposing the government move, police said.
Metropolitan Magistrate Jitendra Pratap Singh allowed the police custody of accused Manoj Jain, 49, who was arrested on January 21 in connection with the fire tragedy.
Tejashwi Yadav also accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the BJP of framing his father who was viewed as a "hero" by the masses.
He said that more than 239 cities in the world were classified as "fragile" due to pollution, conflict, terrorism, unemployment and lack of electricity, besides other factors.
The sudden transfer of Hassan Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri has taken a new twist with an audio file going viral on social networks. The audio reveals that not just district in-charge minister A. Manju, but KPCC vice-president B Shivaram also had a hand in the transfer. The 4.4 minute audio is a conversation between KPCC vice-president B Shivaram and dalit and Chelur taluk SP Morcha leader Kumar. In the audio, the duo discuss DC Sindhuri's transfer. This audio hereby raises new questions on the political motives behind the transfer and who stand to benefit from it.
A special CBI court here today convicted Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad in the third fodder scam case. CBI judge SS Prasad also found another former chief minister Jagannath Mishra guility in the case pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37.62 crore from the Chaibasa treasury in the 1990s. Out of the 56 accused in the case, six were acquitted. The 69-year-old Prasad is currently lodged in the Birsa Munda Jail here. On January 6, Prasad was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail and fined Rs 10 lakh by a another CBI judge in a fodder scam case
Most private schools and government offices in the city are likely to remain closed on Thursday in view of the statewide bandh. Many organisations have called a bandh to support the state's cause in the Mahadayi river water dispute. The Karnataka State Government Employees' Association is not only participating in the shutdown but also giving away a day's salary for the cause. Citing safety concerns, the Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka said member-schools would remain closed on January 25. The holiday hinders teachers from covering the syllabus ahead of the
Padmaavat, dogged by controversies in the last one year, is all set for release on Thursday - ahead of Republic Day - amidst tight security arrangements. The Cinema Owners and Exhibitors Association of India (COEAI) estimates that the film would be shown on nearly 3,000 screens across the country."We expect the film to be released in 3,000 screens in India and nearly 475 in Maharashtra," COEAI President Nitin Datar told DH on Tuesday. The film is being released in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D formats.Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who also holds the Home portfolio, has assured security for the th
A man has filed a domestic violence case against his wife, much older in age and sought monetary compensation for the 'verbal abuse' he had undergone.In the case of reverse discrimination , Gogu Ram Kumar's (24) petition was admitted for hearing in the Vijayawada First Additional Chief Metropolitan Court on Tuesday and notices were issued to his wife Sai Chaitanya (28). The case was posted for hearing on 21 February.According to Kumar's counsel Chaitanya married Kumar in August 2017. However they separated within few months. Kumar has alleged that his wife kept him in the dark about her firs
The RJD today said the special CBI court order convicting Lalu Prasad in a fodder scam case was not final and it would appeal in the high court and, if necessary, in the Supreme Court. Leader of the opposition in Bihar Assembly and Lalu Prasad's son Tejashwi Yadav also accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the BJP of framing his father who was viewed as a "hero" by the masses. "We have to abide by whatever is the court's ruling. But the CBI court order is not going to be final. We will appeal in the high court and, if need be, in the Supreme Court," Yadav said about his father's conviction i
A mid-level Afghan commander of the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani Network was killed Wednesday in a drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region, officials said, days after Afghan authorities blamed the group for attacking a luxury Kabul hotel. The pre-dawn strike took place well inside Pakistan territory, more than 50 kilometres from the Afghan border in Mamuzai village of Kurram tribal district. Pakistani government officials said it was carried out by a US drone. The US embassy in Islamabad declined to comment. A senior government official in Kurram told AFP that the drone fired one missile at a t
The Supreme Court today asked the CBI to respond to a plea filed by one of the convicts in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case seeking recall of the apex court's May 1999 order upholding his conviction. A bench comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi asked the probe agency to file its response to the application filed by convict A G Perarivalan within three weeks and posted the matter for hearing on February 21. In its May 1999 order, the apex court had upheld the death sentence of four convicts-- Perarivalan, Murugan, Santham and Nalini in the assassination case.
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South Africa have the opportunity to complete a first clean-sweep of a three-Test series against India when they meet for the third and final Test at The Wanderers in Johannesburg.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmaavat, starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh has hit the screens and here is our review.
Here are 10 things to know about Siddhartha Dhar, the Indian-origin British citizen who has been designated as a global terrorist by the US.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices kept spiralling even on Wednesday, touching new highs in the national capital and other metros. It cost Rs 72.51 on August 2014, according to data from Indian Oil Corp. In Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, petrol was sold at Rs 75.13, Rs 80.30 and Rs 75.12 per litre respectively, also at over three-year high levels. The previous highs were Rs 75.46 (Kolkata, October 2014), Rs 80.60 (Mumbai, August 2014) and Rs 75.78 per litre (Chennai, August 2014).
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Electric vehicles powered with cent per cent renewable energy can help save close to Rs 40,000 in fuel cost annually -- four times more than what was estimated earlier, says a new report. The report, 'Help Delhi Breathe', by Bengaluru-based finance research firm Equitorials called on government-appointed think tank Niti Aayog to ensure that 100 per cent electric vehicles by 2030 are powered by renewable energy. "The cost of solar and wind energy in India has hit a tipping point: it is now significantly cheaper than coal-based power.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Transform you childs space into a delightfully dreamy abode replete with playful splashes of colour and chic furniture to inspire imaginative little minds. Arshi Mukri, Interior Design Expert at Pepperfry and Sudeep Kolte, VP Sales and Marketing, Saint Gobain India Pvt Ltd- Gyproc Business doles out some tips and tricks to keep this tricky space clutter free.
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court's green signal for all-India screening of "Padmaavat" notwithstanding, Karni Sena chief Lokendra Singh Kalvi on Wednesday said the Rajput organisation won't allow the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial to be released as it shows the Rajput queen in less than honourable light. January 25 may come and go but we won't let the film release, come what may," Kalvi said.
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Battery maker Eveready Industries India Ltd (EIIL) on Wednesday said it has agreed to enter into a joint venture (JV) with Indonesia-based Universal Wellbeing Pte. Ltd for manufacturing or importing and marketing of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in India. The city-based battery and lighting major would acquire 30 per cent shares of the joint venture while 70 per cent would be acquired by the Indonesian firm.
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) In a bid to support the rapid expansion of the AWS customer base in the Asia-Pacific region, Cloud major Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Wednesday announced the opening of a third "Availability Zone" in Singapore.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Essar Oilfields Services India Ltd (EOSIL) on Wednesday said it has been awarded a contract worth Rs 32 crore by ONGC to drill 30 wells at the latters coal bed methane block in Bokaro in Jharkhand for one year. Work is likely to commence in the next few weeks, EOSIL said in a statement. "With increased activity in India's oil and gas exploration sector, our state of the art rigs are well equipped to help boost domestic crude production, thus ensuring the country's energy security," said Rajeev Nayyer, CEO, EOSIL.
The US has placed Indian-origin Islamic State terrorist from Britain Siddhartha Dhar on its global terrorism list, a designation that allows the government to impose sanctions and freeze assets and property owned by him. Here's all you need to know about the man dubbed as the "New Jihadi John"
With PM Narendra Modi scheduled to speak at 11.15 am, chief executives did not want to take a chance, given that the opening plenary is usually a full house. Some of them turned up as early as 9.30am but had to wait for the doors to be opened at 10.15 am.
Check live cricket score, cricket scorecard & ball by ball commentary of India vs South Africa 3rd Test on Times of India
Dawn is believed to be aged between 15 to 18 based on an analysis of her bones and teeth. She has a protruding jaw, thought to be caused by chewing on animal skin to make it into soft leather - a common practice among people of that era - and a scowling expression.
History will repeat itself this Republic Day. On January 26, 1950 when India celebrated its first Republic Day, the chief guest was south-east Asian strongman Sukarno. Sixty-eight years on, India has again invited an Indonesian President, Joko Widodo, to grace the occasion.
Malala Yousafzai may have won the Nobel Peace Prize for her serious work in educating women, but she's no stick-in- the-mud pedant as she showed in her recent Twitter interaction with a renowned English intellectual and comedian.
'As the film progresses, you tire of the been-there seen-that spectacle.''You want a story. You want good dialogue, not the corny words you are hearing.''You want an emotional connect. You want a tighter film.''Sadly, with Padmaavat, that's not what you get,' says Savera R Someshwar.
'Whatever happens, we have decided to go alone.''This is the Shiv Sena's word and we will never go back on it.'
'If you just click sexy pictures, you are only going to have a bunch of perverts following you.''What do perverts buy? They don't even buy condoms.'
Minister for Sericulture A. Manju has said he had not put pressure on Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for transfer of Hassan Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri.He told presspersons at Shravanabelgola on...
“If we want, we can choose violent ways and disturb people and tourists. However, on the contrary, our women have decided to opt for jauhar (mass immolation) without disturbing anyone,” Karni Sena spokesperson said.
The next five days will see over 380 speakers and thousands of literary enthusiasts converging at the Diggi Palace Hotel
Yesteryear actor Krishna Kumari (84), who has acted in over 200 Telugu, Tamil and Kannada films and dominated the south Indian film industry for more than two decades, died at her Bengaluru residence...
Out of a total of 76 accused, 14 died during the trial, three turned approvers, two pleaded guilty and one is absconding.
Silver prices were up by 0.5 per cent to Rs 38,927 per kg at the futures trade as traders increased their bets amid a firm global trend. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delivery in Marc...
Gold prices rose 0.15 per cent to Rs 29,920 per 10 grams at the futures trade as participants raised their bets, tracking a firm trend overseas. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery i...
Gold prices held steady early Wednesday, drifting around four-month highs hit last week, as the US dollar fell to fresh three-year lows. Spot gold was nearly unchanged at $1,340.63 per ounce at 0100 ...
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Chandigarh (Haryana/Punjab) [India], Jan 22 (ANI): With violence against women becoming a burning issue in India, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirron Kher said that a change in the mindset of the people can go a long way in preventing rapes. Speaking on the recent rape cases in Haryana, Kher told the reporters here, "Such incidents have been taking place since forever. Only change in the mindset can bring about a change.
Davos [Switzerland], Jan 22 (ANI): Noted industrialist Rahul Bajaj, on Monday expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would "take the world by storm" through his keynote address at the plenary session of the 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF). The event is scheduled for Tuesday in Davos in Switzerland.
Tata Consultancy Services' market valuation surged past Rs 6 lakh crore mark today, becoming the second company to achieve the milestone after Reliance Industries Ltd.
Rumours for this year's iPhone have already begun. Apple is gearing up to introduce three new iPhones this year - two of those are expected to sport an OLED display while the other one will come with an LCD display. However, a new report shares new details about the LCD panel for the new 6.1-inch model.
Amid ongoing row over Bollywood film Padmaavat, Aam Aadmi Party (APP) convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday mounted an attack on the Central government and asked how they expect investment to flow-in when they can't ensure the release of one movie safely.
All those who have watched Sanjay Leela Bhansali film Padmaavat have not just been praises for Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh's presence but Jim Sarbh also hasn't gone unnoticed. The actor who rose to fame with Neerja plays an evil sidekick to Alauddin Khalji's character in the film and boy he so cool being wicked.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, speaking at the World Economic Forum, called for embracing globalization and combating climate change. He didn’t mention his country’s moves to limit imports.
For centuries, monsoon rains were enough to keep the dirt off India’s monument to eternal love. But not anymore.
An ambitious biometric ID project was supposed to bolster welfare and check corruption. It has only created new problems.
Many workers were trapped on the upper floors as they were making firecrackers, although the police said the factory had been licensed to make plastic items.
The developers of the new Trump Towers outside New Delhi promise the first group of buyers a meeting with Donald Trump Jr., according to Indian news reports.
The successful trial of a long-range rocket capable of transporting nuclear weapons puts major cities like Shanghai within reach.
In Rishikesh, which hit the world’s eye when the Fab Four went there to study with the Maharishi in 1968, renovations and remembrances are underway.
Prasad who is also supposed to pay up Rs 5 lakh in fine had been convicted in the first fodder scam case involving withdrawal of Rs 37.7 crore from Chaibasa treasury on September 30, 2013.
Police said the IED planted by militants in a pressure cooker was discovered in Kandizal-Tangpora village near the railway station in Pampore
One of the convicts in the case, Perarivalan, has sought recall of the 1999 judgement upholding conviction of the seven accused.
Hindu Yuva Vahini district in-charge Ravi Singh has alleged that Kamla Prasad Rawat had made a controversial statement against the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister.
The film has been facing protests by the Karni Sena and other fringe groups over allegations that historical facts were distorted in the movie.
Many trains were stopped at different places including Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur and Bhadrak as strike supporters staged rail roko leaving a large number of passengers stranded.
Tejashwi Yadav also accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the BJP of framing his father who was viewed as a hero by the masses.
In recent years, SDF has been used to finance various interventions of the government to deal with the crisis in sugar industry.
The US has congratulated India on joining the Australia Group saying it underscores New Delhi's excellent non-proliferation credentials and commitment to preventing the proliferation of weapons of...
Last year, the Income Tax Department had asked e-commerce companies to restructure their marketing expenses under capital expenditure.
Trishala Dutt was holidaying in Dubai and Abu Dhabi recently and her pictures created quite a stir. But something else caught our fancy!
Shares of Bharti Airtel plunged 5.99 per cent to Rs 461.45 on BSE. The scrip of Idea Cellular tumbled 6.48 per cent to Rs 92.95 and Reliance Communications (RCom) lost 2 per cent to Rs 28.60.
The country urgently needs data minimisation, data privacy and a data residency law to ensure the security of private and public data, a parliamentary panel has said while cautioning against India...
Lal Bahadur Shastri was not ideologically hostile towards the RSS like Jawaharlal Nehru and would often invite its chief Guru Golwalkar for consultations when he was prime minister, veteran BJP leader...
A Muslim family in a village in Haryana has been threatened to leave their home and shift to Pakistan.
Despite Karni Sena members resorting to violence, the organisation's chief has said that not every such incident can be blamed on him.
This case pertains to the alleged fraudulent withdrawal from the Chaibasa treasury in the early 1990s.
National-level entrance exam will be conducted by IGNOU on March 4 in selected examination centres across the country.