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Shun red beacon culture, visit masses, Modi tells BJP MPs

Shun red beacon culture, visit masses, Modi tells BJP MPs

The Prime Minister`s remarks came during his meeting here over breakfast with a group of Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) MPs from western Uttar Pradesh, which was also attended by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar.

Jul 21, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

West Bengal Minister uses red beacon

Unless and until the state government bans it, how can we do it," Biswas told the media in Siliguri.

May 29, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Controversial cleric Barkati refuses to quit as Shahi Imam, says nobody has right to remove him

Controversial cleric Barkati refuses to quit as Shahi Imam, says nobody has right to remove him

Kolkata cleric Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, who was earlier sacked from his position as Imam of Kolkata's Tipu Sultan mosque by the trustee board, stirred another controversy when he refused to go with the order saying he has the backing of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. 

May 17, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Minister, who questioned Shahi Imam Bakati over red beacon use, caught using 'lal batti'

Minister, who questioned Shahi Imam Bakati over red beacon use, caught using 'lal batti'

West Bengal Minister Siddiqullah Chowdhury, who had questioned the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque, Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, over the use of the red beacon, was himself using it atop his vehicle.

May 13, 2017, 20:35 PM IST
Shahi Imam Maulana Barkati, who got booked for using 'lal batti', attacks PM Narendra Modi, RSS

Shahi Imam Maulana Barkati, who got booked for using 'lal batti', attacks PM Narendra Modi, RSS

Maulana Nuruu Rahman Imam Barkati, who has brazenly refused to give up using red-light beacon on his car, on Friday once again justified saying that the government has no authority to banthe use of 'lal battis' from his car. 

May 12, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan mosque, booked for not removing red beacon from his vehicle

Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan mosque, booked for not removing red beacon from his vehicle

Controversial Kolkata cleric Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan mosque, has been booked for not removing the red beacon atop his vehicle.

May 12, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
If Hindu Rashtra becomes reality, Indian Muslims should get 'Pakistan': Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan mosque

If Hindu Rashtra becomes reality, Indian Muslims should get 'Pakistan': Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan mosque

Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan mosque, has threatened to wage 'jihad' in the country if India is declared a 'Hindu Rashtra'.

May 10, 2017, 15:47 PM IST
Shahi Imam, who once issued fatwa against Narendra Modi, says "Even PM cannot remove my lal batti"

Shahi Imam, who once issued fatwa against Narendra Modi, says "Even PM cannot remove my lal batti"

Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati on Tuesday said that he will continue to use the red beacon as permission for it was given by the erstwhile British government.

May 09, 2017, 21:20 PM IST

No more red beacons on VIP vehicles from today

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May 01, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
Why should I remove it, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on red beacon

Why should I remove it, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on red beacon

While several dignitaries and government officials have removed red or blue lights from their official vehicles, it appears that Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has not taken the Centre's ban on red beacons seriously.

Apr 25, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

Jharkhand CM orders removal of beacon lights from vehicles

 Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday directed removal of red/blue beacon lights from all government vehicles.

Apr 20, 2017, 21:25 PM IST

Red beacon ban: Every Indian is a VIP, says PM Modi

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Apr 20, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
Why #EveryoneVIPinNewIndia is top trend on Twitter and users saluting PM Narendra Modi

Why #EveryoneVIPinNewIndia is top trend on Twitter and users saluting PM Narendra Modi

Many of you must be wondering why the hash tag #EveryoneVIPinNewIndia is the top trend on Twitter on Wednesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari removes 'lal batti' from his car after Modi govt's 'no red beacon' decision

Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari removes 'lal batti' from his car after Modi govt's 'no red beacon' decision

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday removed the red beacon from his car after cabinet decision about 'no red beacons'.

Apr 19, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

NCP against red beacon culture, says it causes inconvenience to commoners

Uma Bharti said that delaying flights and stopping traffic for ministers is not a big issue.

Mar 21, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Uma Bharti says use of red beacon, delaying of flights by few minutes okay if minister on official visit - Video inside

Uma Bharti says use of red beacon, delaying of flights by few minutes okay if minister on official visit - Video inside

Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti on Monday reacted to saint-politician Yogi Adityanath's decision on the 'VIP culture' in Uttar Pradesh and said that the use of red beacon is okay if a minister is on an official visit. 

Mar 20, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
Shame! Ambulance stopped to pave the way for convoy of babu in Ahmedabad – Watch

Shame! Ambulance stopped to pave the way for convoy of babu in Ahmedabad – Watch

The video shows how an ambulance gets stuck in traffic just to give way to a convoy of a babu.

Dec 11, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Shiv Sena seeks red beacon for mayors' vehicles

 The mayors of the major cities should be allowed to use the red beacon on their cars, key NDA ally Shiv Sena has demanded even as it has lauded the Centre's plan for limiting such a privilege to only nine constitutional dignitaries.

Mar 22, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

Mumbai Mayor refuses to remove red beacon light on car

In a defiant move similar to her predecessor, newly-elected Mumbai Mayor Snehal Ambekar has refused to remove the red beacon light on her official car.

Sep 11, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

Red beacon on car is `traditional right`: Mayor Sunil Prabhu

Mayor of Mumbai Sunil Prabhu today asked the Maharashtra government to rethink its decision of "taking away" the "traditional rights" to use a red beacon by the mayor.

May 28, 2014, 20:48 PM IST