5 percent extra- Villages score over towns in voting percentage

5 percent extra- Villages score over towns in voting percentage

15/Dec/2017 0 Comments Indian News

AHMEDABAD: The rural-urban divide was clearly visible in the voting pattern this year. While the voting percentage in the 98 rural constituencies was around 70%, it was only 65% in the urban areas. The difference was also noticeable in voting percentages in the rurban and the urban constituencies. According to the data released, 98 constituencies out of the total 182 seats were considered rural as they had more than 75% rural voters. In such seats, the voting percentage was 69.98%. It was con .....

Union Cabinet clears triple talaq bill

Union Cabinet clears triple talaq bill

15/Dec/2017 0 Comments Indian News

NEW DELHI: Union Cabinet today cleared the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, to make the practice of "instant" triple talaq an offence. According to the draft bill sent out to states earlier this month, it was proposed that triple talaq be made a cognisable and non-bailable offence that would attract a jail term of three years. The draft law was prepared in the backdrop of the August 22 verdict of the Supreme Court striking down the practice of "instant" triple tal .....

Amit Shah to debut with front-row seat in Rajya Sabha

Amit Shah to debut with front-row seat in Rajya Sabha

14/Dec/2017 0 Comments Indian News

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah will be seated in the front row of the Rajya Sabha as he makes his parliamentary debut with the winter session on Friday. Shah and I&B minister Smriti Irani were elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat in August. The winter session was delayed due to the assembly polls in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, an issue the opposition cried foul over. Shah will be seated in the front row along with PM Modi and the leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley .....

Ram Nath Kovind awards Presidents Colours to submarine arm of Navy

Ram Nath Kovind awards Presidents Colours to submarine arm of Navy

07/Dec/2017 0 Comments Indian News

VISAKHAPATNAM: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday awarded Presidential Colours to the submarine arm of the Indian Navy that is celebrating its golden jubilee. The event, held at the headquarters of the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) here, was attended by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Flag Office Commanding-in-Chief of ENC Vice-Admiral Karambir Singh and other senior officers of the force. The president, who was on h .....

Congress was unfair to Dr Ambedkar too - Narendra Modi

Congress was unfair to Dr Ambedkar too - Narendra Modi

06/Dec/2017 0 Comments Indian News

DHANDHUKA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleged that the Congress had been unjust to Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar just as it was unfair to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Speaking on the death anniversary of Dr Ambedkar (December 6), Modi alleged that the Congress had destroyed anyone who appeared powerful. "Not only Sardar Patel but this parivar (Nehru-Gandhi family) was also unjust to Dr Ambedkar. When the Congress was all powerful, Ambedkar had to go to Bengal to get elected to the constitutional asse .....

7 Naxals killed in encounter

7 Naxals killed in encounter

06/Dec/2017 0 Comments Indian News

GADCHIROLI: Seven Maoists, including five women, were gunned down in an encounter with the police in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district this morning, an official said. The skirmish took place around 7 am at a forest in Kalled village, about 15 kms north of Zinganoor outpost in Sironcha tehsil of Gadchiroli, when a squad of C-60 commandos (Maharashtra police's special anti-Maoist unit) was out on anti-Naxal operation, a senior police official told PTI. The patrolling team was cordoning-off t .....

Vehicle in Jignesh Mevanis convoy attacked he blames BJP

Vehicle in Jignesh Mevanis convoy attacked he blames BJP

05/Dec/2017 0 Comments Indian News

AHMEDABAD: Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday alleged that BJP supporters attacked his convoy when he was campaigning, a charge denied by the ruling party. The 34-year-old is contesting the Gujarat polls from Vadagam in Banaskantha district as an independent candidate with outside support of the Congress. The constituency, around 200km from here, is reserved for SC candidates. Police said one of the vehicles in his convoy was hit by a stone, damaging its window, but no one was injur .....

Gujarats Muslims out of poll picture in elections 2017

Gujarats Muslims out of poll picture in elections 2017

05/Dec/2017 0 Comments Indian News

VADODARA: Dr JS Bandukwala, former Physics professor at MS University, has always been the face of dignity in the face of immense personal suffering. He lost his home when it was attacked by mobs during the 2002 post Godhra riots, his long time neighbours slammed doors in his face, he was shunned by his university colleagues and made a victim of a witch-hunt. Yet Bandukwala is marked by a singular lack of bitterness and today runs a charitable educational trust for Muslim youth. While the 2002 r .....

Barack Obama in Delhi - What he said about Manmohan Singh

Barack Obama in Delhi - What he said about Manmohan Singh

01/Dec/2017 0 Comments Indian News

NEW DELHI: Former US President Barack Obama who's in Delhi today+ was asked at an event about the fact that a lot was written about his friendship with PM Narendra Modi. Obama paused a beat, and then reminded the audience that he was "also great friends" with another Prime Minister India had not so long ago. "I like him (Modi)...I think he has a vision for the country...he is making efforts to modernise some elements of bureaucracy. But I was also great friends with Dr. (Manmohan) Singh," .....

In Delhi today Barack Obama spoke about chapatis

In Delhi today Barack Obama spoke about chapatis

01/Dec/2017 0 Comments Indian News

NEW DELHI: POTUS 44, that is, former US President Barack Obama+ , said in Delhi today that he finds it too difficult to make 'chapatis'. He also said he's perhaps the first American President to have a recipe for 'daal'. At an event in the Capital, Obama was asked if he was surprised that he's turned out to be a good cook, since demitting office. "Yes, yes," said Obama, agreeing that he's become a good cook. "But I can't make chapatis. Too difficult. Hard to get it all right and flaky," .....

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