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Government to speak on Friday on Shiv Sena MP row

Government to speak on Friday on Shiv Sena MP row

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:35

The government on Thursday told the Rajya Sabha it will inform the house on Friday about facts of the incident in which a Shiv Sena MP tried to force food into the mouth of a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer who was observing Ramadan fast.

Shiv Sena MP compares force-feeding controversy to Godhra

Shiv Sena MP compares force-feeding controversy to Godhra

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:32

Amidst criticism over force-feeding a Muslim staffer of Maharashtra Sadan who was observing the Ramzan fast, a Shiv Sena MP likened the incident to the Godhra train burning incident in Gujarat.

BJP decries Telangana honour for Sania Mirza: Who said what

BJP decries Telangana honour for Sania Mirza: Who said what

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:37

The BJP criticised Telangana for appointing tennis star Sania Mirza its brand ambassador and giving her a grant, saying she is a non-local and "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan.

Was Shashi Tharoor planning to divorce Sunanda Pushkar?

Was Shashi Tharoor planning to divorce Sunanda Pushkar?

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 11:38

Was former union minister Shashi Tharoor planning to divorce Sunanda Pushkar and marry Pakistani journalist Mehar Tarar prior to his wife`s death?

Sania Mirza `hurt`, says will remain an Indian till she dies

Sania Mirza `hurt`, says will remain an Indian till she dies

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:37

Unfazed by the controversy over her `credentials` to be Telangana`s ambassador, tennis star Sania Mirza said it hurts her that so much precious time of prominent politicians and media is being wasted on a petty issue.

Akal Takht Jathedar terms turban incident shameful

Akal Takht Jathedar terms turban incident shameful

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:59

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh on Thursday said that it was extremely shameful that two Sikh players were asked to remove their turbans on the basketball court in China.

Indian accused of stalking women in Australia

Indian accused of stalking women in Australia

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:39

A 31-year-old Indian is facing trial in Australia on charges of stalking two women in 2012 and 2013.

Narendra Modi has `highly problematic history of racism`: EU Parliament member

Narendra Modi has `highly problematic history of racism`: EU Parliament member

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:44

Spanish member of the European Parliament, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, on Wednesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s secular credentials, saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has a “highly problematic history of racism”.

Malabar wargames: India, Japan, US navies in the Pacific

Malabar wargames: India, Japan, US navies in the Pacific

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:35

Navies of India, the US and Japan will kick off their trilateral Malabar naval exercises in the Pacific Ocean from Thursday.

Union Cabinet clears 49% FDI in insurance sector

Union Cabinet clears 49% FDI in insurance sector

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:15

The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared the proposal to raise foreign direct investment (FDI) in the insurance sector from the current 26 percent to 49 percent.