MNS chief Raj Thackeray has backed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s bid to become Prime Minister, but his party has objected to a Gujarati newspaper advertisement on BEST buses, saying that it has "ignored" the contribution of Marathi people towards Mumbai`s development.
Bus drivers and conductors of BEST on Friday assured the Bombay High Court that they would not strike work remain absent from duty to protest against implementation of a new computerised scheduling system at the suburban Malad bus depot on an experimental basis.
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that the country`s immigration reform, currently underway, should be able to attract "the best and the brightest" people from across the world "in a legal fashion".
Elated over his appointment as
member of a key committee of the Planning Commission, civil
rights activist Binayak Sen on Thursday vowed to do his best to
provide "equity" for deprived communities in health-related
Congress heavyweight Praanb Mukherjee Saturday got the thumbs up from Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former minister Arun Shourie, who termed the finance minister "one of the best prime ministers" the country is yet to have.