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Sam Pitroda inaugurates innovation hub at Science Centre

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 17:57

Adviser to the Prime Minister on public information and chairman of National Innovation Council (NIC) Sam Pitroda today inaugurated the Delhi centre of Innovation Hub at National Science Centre.

NIC meet`s sub-text appeared to be Lok Sabha polls: BJP

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 20:18

BJP on Wednesday said though the recent National Integration Council Meeting was held in the wake of communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and Kishtwar, the conclave`s sub-text appeared to be the next Lok Sabha elections and the linking of Narendra Modi to the violence "defied logic".

Sushil Modi questions Nitish forgetting courtesy to NaMo

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 13:33

With ruling JD(U) defending Chief Minister Nitish Kumar warm meeting with BJP veteran LK Advani as part of "sanskar" (social tradition), former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Tuesday questioned lack of this for Narendra Modi.

Will soon bring in anti-communal violence bill: Shinde

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 22:34

The government would soon bring an anti-communal violence bill, Home Minister Sushulkumar Shinde said Monday.

NIC condemns all forms of violence, sexual abuse of women

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 19:13

NIC on Monday condemned all forms of violence intended to disturb communal harmony and resolved to take immediate action against those involved in it.

Lalu says Modi skipped NIC meet fearing uncomfortable questions

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 17:00

RJD`s Lalu Prasad Yadav took on Gujarat CM and BJP`s Narendra Modi for skipping the National Integration Council (NIC) meet, claiming that the latter was avoiding some `uncomfortable questions.`

Northeast CMs seek Centre`s help in tackling communal strife

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 16:08

Chief Ministers of Northeastern states Monday voiced concern over social media playing key role in inciting tension in society and sought Centre`s help in tackling communal violence.

Attempts will be made to polarise ahead of 2014 polls: Omar

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 16:02

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday voiced apprehensions that more attempts would be made in the country to weaken the social fabric and to polarise communities in the run up to 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

WB seeks effective steps to maintain communal harmony

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 13:51

Condemning the recent communal incidents in different parts of the country, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra Monday sought effective measures to maintain inter-community relations and protect the rights of minorities.

Politicians responsible for inciting violence must be punished: PM

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 10:40

While admitting that sustaining communal harmony is a big challenge, Prime Minister Dr Manomhan Singh on Monday reiterated his government`s commitment to fight communal forces trying to weaken the country`s secular fabric and promised all steps to contain them.

Narendra Modi, Raman Singh skip NIC meet

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 08:51

Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP`s 2014 PM candidate Narendra Modi has decided to skip the crucial meet. Meanwhile, BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has also decided not to attend the meet.

JPC`s Monday meeting put off

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 20:38

The crucial sitting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee slated to be held on Monday to adopt its controversial draft report on 2G scam has been postponed in view of the National Integration Council (NIC) meeting.