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Narendra Modi to address 5 back-to-back rallies in Punjab today

Narendra Modi to address 5 back-to-back rallies in Punjab today

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 09:28

A day after taking Varanasi by storm, Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address five back-to-back rallies in Punjab.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Families of convicts disappointed

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Families of convicts disappointed

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:42

The Supreme Court decision to refer the issue of remission of death sentence of Rajiv Gandhi killers to a Constitution Bench has disappointed family members of the incarcerated who have been waiting for a favourable order for their release.

`Outsiders` were brought on rent for Narendra Modi`s Varanasi roadshow: Congress

`Outsiders` were brought on rent for Narendra Modi`s Varanasi roadshow: Congress

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:23

The Congress has claimed that most of the people who had thronged the streets of Varanasi during Narendra Modi`s roadshow were outsiders, who were brought to the temple city on rent.

Swamy criticises Congress promise to provide quota for OBC Muslims

Swamy criticises Congress promise to provide quota for OBC Muslims

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:03

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday described as unconstitutional the Congress party move to create a quota for Muslims hailing from other backward classes (OBC).

Pakistan violates ceasefire; heavy shelling at LoC in Poonch

Pakistan violates ceasefire; heavy shelling at LoC in Poonch

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 13:08

Ending weeks-long lull, Pakistan on Friday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

Swamy protests against new Army Chief`s appointment, writes letter to President

Swamy protests against new Army Chief`s appointment, writes letter to President

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:50

Seeking stay on the appointment of a new Army chief, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee.

Congress may support Third Front, says Prithviraj Chavan

Congress may support Third Front, says Prithviraj Chavan

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:21

Senior Congress leader and Maharashtra Chief Minster Prithviraj Chavan has in a way accepted that the ruling party is going to fare badly in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections and may play a supportive role in government formation.

Beni Prasad Verma defies EC, calls Narendra Modi an `animal`

Beni Prasad Verma defies EC, calls Narendra Modi an `animal`

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:27

There`s no stopping Beni Prasad Verma as he perfects the art of launching acrid personal attacks on political opponents, especially against BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

US court asks Sikh group to summon Manmohan Singh by June 18

US court asks Sikh group to summon Manmohan Singh by June 18

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 09:48

A US court has asked a Sikh group to serve summons on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by June 18 or face dismissal of a case of alleged violation of human rights during his tenure.

Rajiv Gandhi`s killers not to be released for now: Supreme Court

Rajiv Gandhi`s killers not to be released for now: Supreme Court

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:56

In a significant development, the Supreme Court deferred the verdict in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and referred the case to a larger Constitution Bench.

New Indian-South Africa `academic bridge` launched

New Indian-South Africa `academic bridge` launched

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 03:18

Indian High Commissioner Virendra Gupta has launched a new academic programme here under which unemployed South African youths can benefit from internships in India.