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India's NSG membership to impact regional peace, stability: Pakistan
Pakistan had demanded that NSG should follow an objective, equitable and non-discriminatory approach for admitting new members.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:26:18 GMT)

Punjab Cong chief Bajwa, legislative party leader Jakhar resign; Sonia accepts resignation
Ahead of a reshuffle in the state unit of Congress, PPCC president Partap Singh Bajwa and CLP leader Sunil Jakhar put in their papers on Thursday with former chief minister Amarinder Singh likely to take over as the next PPCC chief.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:28:47 GMT)

BJP MLA O P Sharma suspended for Winter session
Amid relentless protests over Delhi BJP MLA Om Prakash Sharma's derogatory remarks against AAP legislator Alka Lamba, Speaker Ram Niwas Goel today suspended him for the rest of the ongoing Winter session of the Assembly and referred his matter to House Ethics Committee.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:09:02 GMT)

ISIS may carry out 'lone wolf' terror attacks in India, warns minister Kiren Rijiju
In a statement that has a potential to trigger a controversy, Rijiju said Muslims from the southern states were "attracted" more to the ISIS ideology than their north Indian counterparts.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:08:25 GMT)

TOI poll: More than 92% say students stumped Rahul
Nearly ninety thousand readers participated in the TOI poll and a whopping 92.35 per cent of them felt that Rahul's move had backfired.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:32:47 GMT)

Gogoi asks Modi to recognise 6 Assam communities as scheduled tribes
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recognise six communities in Assam as Schedule Tribe as early as possible.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:18:33 GMT)

Rahul Gandhi was not snubbed: Bengaluru girl's Facebook post goes viral
A student from Bengaluru's prestigious Mount Carmel College went against the current social media tide, '#RahulStumped' and said Rahul Gandhi was not snubbed at all.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:16:37 GMT)

Review of Constitution will lead to grave consequences: Kharge
Congress today warned in Lok Sabha of serious consequences if any attempt was made to review the Constitution, drawing sharp reaction from the government which said the opposition should not issue any threats.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:15:07 GMT)

Govt to bring legislation on Food Fortification
Government is planning to bring a legislation on food fortification to combat high malnutrition in children with focus on dietary diversification and supplementation in the foods.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:08:59 GMT)

Puducherry seeks Rs 182.45 crore immediate flood relief assistance
The Puducherry government has sought Rs 182.45 crore from the Centre as an immediate assistance to undertake relief and rehabilitation works at the rain-affected regions in the Union territory.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:42:34 GMT)

In Gujarat, 14 Lakh Kids Don't Go to School
As the country mkes strides in developments, a look at the education sector shows 4.40 crore children have never been to school. Gujarat is the worst offender with nearly 10 Per cent children and youth between 6-18 years skipping the schools.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:40:41 GMT)

Sheena murder:Peter,Indrani siphoned off funds from 9X media, alleges CBI
Closing in on the financial trail in the Sheena Bora murder case, CBI today told a court that former media baron Peter Mukerjea and his wife Indrani allegedly siphoned off funds to the tune of Rs 900 crore from their company 9X Media through a layer of nine companies.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:29:37 GMT)

Return of awards triggered a debate on intolerance: President
President Pranab Mukherjee has said that the return of awards by writers and intellectuals was "evidently spontaneous" and a way of protest that has triggered a nation-wide debate on the issue of intolerance, a release issued by a group of intellectuals has claimed.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:12:20 GMT)

Aamir, if India is intolerant, try ISIS: BJP MP
Aligarh MP Satish Gautam has kicked up a storm by giving a statement on Aamir Khan’s stand on “intolerance.” Gautam said, “If India is intolerant then try Taliban and ISIS.”
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:08:39 GMT)

Judges should not give unnecessary adjournment: Chief Justice of India
Holding adjournment culture as one of the main reasons for huge pendency, the Chief Justice of India on Thursday asked Judges of all courts to discourage the practice of frequent adjournments sought by lawyers to ensure speedy justice.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:45:21 GMT)

VHP workers kick up row by kicking cow during Singhal's ashthi kalash yatra
Amidst the raging debate over "increasing intolerance" VHP workers kicked up a row by kicking a cow, which came in the way of the chariot specially designed to carry the urn containing ashes of Late Ashok Singhal for yatra in Lucknow.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:44:04 GMT)

If India was intolerant, 'PK' would not have been a hit, Shatrughan Sinha tells Aamir Khan
"Our vast motherland is inherently & essentially peace loving and respectful of every caste, creed, religion and celebrates communal harmony," the BJP MP said.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:28:16 GMT)

Nobody has right to ask Aamir to go to Pakistan: Mamata Banerjee
Coming out in the open in support of Aamir Khan, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said it was his democratic right to speak his mind, "whether right or wrong", and nobody had the right to ask the actor to go to Pakistan.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:45:05 GMT)

Eight more TN lawyers suspended from practice
The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday suspended eight lawyers from practising in any court or tribunal for having had a run in with Central Industrial Security Force (CSIF) personnel on the Madras high court premises.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:40:28 GMT)

Winter session of Parliament: Govt says word 'secularism' misused; Sonia raises issue of 'intolerance'
The winter session of Lok Sabha began with an animated debate on the Constitution during which the government said the word 'secularism' mentioned in it had been "misused" while the opposition, led by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, raked up the issue of 'intolerance'.
(Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:35:27 GMT)

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