UN rights monitor criticises Bahrain over Shiite expulsion

United Nation`s (UN) religious freedom monitor urged today that Sunni-ruled Bahrain to halt discrimination against its Shiite majority and its spiritual leader, who was expelled from the Gulf kingdom this week.

Orson Welles` criticism of fellow actors and directors revealed on lost tapes

Orson Welles used to belittle some of the biggest names actors of his day, unpublished private conversations of the star has revealed.

Justin Bieber is alright, leave him alone, says Will.I.Am

Rapper Will.I.Am has come out in Justin Bieber`s support as the young singer continues to get criticised in the media.

Modi criticises Cong over vote bank politics

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra
Modi on Saturday hit out at the Congress accusing it of indulging in
vote bank politics.

Pranab hits out at BJP for criticising PM

Pranab Mukherjee slammed BJP for criticising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who described his Pakistan counterpart
Yousuf Raza Gilani `a man of peace`

CMs of Cong-ruled states criticise Modi

Chief Ministers of Congress-ruled states on Saturday criticised Gujarat CM Narendra Modi for attacking the Centre and its policies at the NDC meet.

BJP criticises Goa Education Dept`s circulars

Goa BJP on Friday accused the state
Education Department of "playing with the psyche of students",
saying the two recent circulars on mid-term test paper pattern
issued by it were "wrongly-timed".

VHP criticises Kashmiri separatists meeting Khar

Expressing resentment over the
meeting of Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar with
Kashmiri separatists in Delhi, VHP on Wednesday demanded that the
Central government clarify why the meeting was allowed to take place.

BJP criticises Digvijay Singh

BJP on Friday took potshots at
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh for his comments
that it is time Rahul Gandhi became Prime Minister, saying
he should make up his mind before making comments.

VHP leader Acharya Dharmendra criticises RSS

Senior VHP Leader Acharya
Dharmendra on Saturday came down on RSS saying the organisation
was no more a `parivar`(family) but has become a tantra
(machinery) where lust for money has taken over the values
of emotions."

Congress members criticise Goa CM for "mishandling" agitation

The Congress on Friday condemned its own
Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat for mishandling the tribal
agitation, which led to the death of two leaders.

CPI criticise Karunanihi`s remarks against EC

The CPI on Friday criticised Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi`s allegation that
some Election Commission officials were acting like in the
days of emergency to defeat the DMK-led alliance.

Bengal Congress leaders criticise seat-sharing deal

State Congress leaders from
North Dinajpur, Murshidabad and Nadia said they were not in
favour of giving seats to Trinamool in those districts.

Rally against Nirma cement plant: BJP MLA criticises Modi

BJP MLA Kanu Kalsariya, who has gone against party lines and opposed Nirma Limited`s cement plant in his constituency Mahuva, on Wednesday said he was opposed to Gujarat CM Narendra Modi`s policy of promoting industries.

Darul Uloom criticises Ajmal for remarks on Majlis-e-Shura

Islamic seminary Darul-Uloom on Friday
demanded the resignation of All India United Democratic Front
President and MP, Badruddin Ajmal, from its top policy making
body for reportedly describing it as a political forum.

Court criticises CPI-M for involvement in Netai probe process

In an embarrassment to the ruling CPI(M)-led government in West Bengal, the Calcutta HC, while passing the order on Netai massacre probe, came down heavily on involvement of CPI(M) in the incident and the investigation process.

Sultan Ahmad criticises LF govt for policy on Muslims

Lambasting the Left Front government for the poor condition of minorities, Union Minister of State for Tourism Sultan Ahmed said the state government had used Muslim youths to "merely
put up posters and loot booths during polls".

Mamata criticises Centre on onion price hike

Trinamool Congress chief and Railway minister
Mamata Banerjee on Thursday criticised the UPA government for its
failure to tackle the price rise including that of onion.

Buddha criticised for not attending discussion on SS Ray

WB CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Thursday came in for flak from the opposition Congress and the TC for remaining absent during a discussion in the assembly on the obituary reference to his late counterpart Siddhartha Shankar Ray.

NC criticises Sharma`s remark, says it stands for J-K unity

Terming the `azadi` statement of
senior Congress leader and state health minister Sham Lal
Sharma as "unfortunate", the ruling National Conference on Wednesday
said that it always stood for the integrity of Jammu and
Kashmir.