Chelsea`s Petr Cech sale a "favour" to Gunners, says Mathieu Flamini

Chelsea`s Petr Cech sale a "favour" to Gunners, says Mathieu Flamini

Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini has stoked the fires ahead of the Gunners` Community Shield meeting with Chelsea on Sunday by saying the champions have done them a "good favour" by selling Petr Cech.

Jul 30, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

Naveen Patnaik favours strong Lokpal

Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said his government was committed to amending the existing law to make an effective Lokayukta in the state.

Dec 28, 2011, 17:53 PM IST

Cong MPs demonstrate favouring Lokpal discussion

A dozen Congress MPs staged a demonstration in front of Parliament gate near Gandhi
statue shouting slogans against BJP accusing the party of not
allowing debate in the House on the legislation and disrupting
its proceedings.

Aug 26, 2011, 20:02 PM IST

PM ready for give and take as Anna continues fast

As Anna Hazare`s fast continued for the fifth day, the PM has indicated his willingness to end the stand-off.

Aug 20, 2011, 15:11 PM IST

Putin favours Russia, Belarus unification

Russian Prime Minister
Vladimir Putin today said he was in favour of Russia and its
western neighbour Belarus uniting into a single state, as in
the days of the Soviet Union.

Aug 02, 2011, 10:53 AM IST

Centre favours rightful compensation for Noida

Amid the hue and cry over land
acquisition in Noida, the Centre on Thursday sought to blame the
Mayawati government for the mess and favoured payment of
rightful compensation to the aggrieved farmers.

Jul 21, 2011, 22:59 PM IST

UK Hosue panel favours aid to India

Britain should continue its 280
million pounds per annum aid to India for the next four years,
a top parliamentary panel has said, but sought fundamental
changes in the policy in 2015.

Jun 15, 2011, 16:02 PM IST

BJP not in favour of armed squad for fight against graft

Seeking to distance itself
from `yoga guru` Baba Ramdev`s proposal to raise a force, BJP
on Thursday said it was not in favour of formation of any armed
squad for broadbasing the battle against corruption.

Jun 09, 2011, 22:42 PM IST

Meira Kumar rules in favour of BJP MPs continuance in JPC

Congress objections to the
inclusion of BJP leaders Jaswant Singh and Yashwant Sinha in
the JPC probing the 2G spectrum scam have fallen flat with
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar ruling in favour of their

Apr 13, 2011, 21:35 PM IST

Traders to stage dharna in favour of Hazare in Bihar

Bihar traders and entrepreneurs have
decided to hold a sit-in demonstration here tomorrow in
support of the demand of social activist Anna Hazare against
corruption in the country.

Apr 08, 2011, 20:19 PM IST

Proposal for more powers to CBI fails to find favour with GoM

A proposal to give more powers
to the CBI by amending a provision of the Act, which governs
its functions, has not found favour with a Group of Ministers
set up to suggest means to tackle corruption.

Apr 06, 2011, 00:54 AM IST

Clinton favours probe of Gaddafi role in Lockerbie bombing

US Secretary of State Hillary
Clinton has supported the move to probe the possible role of
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in the 1988 Lockerbie plane

Mar 02, 2011, 13:52 PM IST

Centre favours declaring child marriage as void, SC told

The Centre on Tuesday told the
Supreme Court that it was in favour of declaring as illegal
child marriage which has been held as valid by courts in
several cases, despite it being an offence.

Feb 08, 2011, 20:57 PM IST

Aiyar favours `impartial` probe into 2G spectrum issue

Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday favoured an "impartial" probe into the 2G spectrum allocation issue and said the Prime Minister would take a correct decision in this regard as he is aware of "all the facts".

Nov 11, 2010, 21:16 PM IST

Prachanda favours reinstating monarchy in Nepal?

Maoist chief Prachnada, who led the decade-long armed struggle to bring down the monarchy in Nepal, wants to reinstate the royalty to save the country from "foreign intervention", a pro-royalist leader claimed on Thursday.

Aug 26, 2010, 22:06 PM IST

NCP favours caste-based census: Pawar

Supporting the demand for
caste-based census, NCP President Sharad Pawar today said
it should be carried out for the development of the people.

Aug 06, 2010, 23:19 PM IST

Noida Park: Centre not in favour of construction

The Centre on Friday told the Supreme
Court that it could not grant environmental clearance for
construction of statues and memorials for Dalit leaders at a
park in Noida.

Jul 30, 2010, 21:55 PM IST

Rama Jois favours joint special forces to tackle naxals

Taking a dig at those advocating development as an answer to check naxal activities, former governor of Bihar and Jharkhand Rama Jois on Friday favoured special joint anti-naxal forces to eradicate the menace.

May 21, 2010, 19:40 PM IST

CAG raps Tripura for undue favour to private body

The CAG has censured the Left Front government in Tripura for providing undue favour to a Kerala- based private organisation in setting up a medical college in Agartala.

Mar 25, 2010, 15:53 PM IST

Advani favours compulsory voting

Observing that voting
percentage among the educated section was far lower than that
in the lower rungs of society, senior BJP leader L K Advani
has favoured compulsory voting as a remedial measure.

Mar 10, 2010, 15:52 PM IST