A Portuguese actor humming a prayer as he meditated to a sacred Tibetan text onboard a plane awaiting takeoff from Paris was mistaken for a terrorist by alarmed passengers and taken off the flight by police.
As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, sources said that the NDA government was satisfied with documents furnished by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in her defence in the Lalit Modi case.
Mounting pressure for resignation of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Congress on Friday alleged a "quid pro quo" with Lalit Modi in a MoU for setting up a cancer hospital in Jaipur between her government and the Portugese facility where his wife was treated.
Amid the raging row over two top BJP leaders helping scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday separately met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah.
Congress during the UPA regime had enough time to act against Lalit Modi but, did not do so. It is now trying to put the blame on BJP. Congress is trying to hide its own failures in bringing Lalit Modi to book for the charges against him: BJP national secretary Shrikant Sharma.
Mounting pressure on the Narendra Modi government to sack Sushma Swaraj for facilitating travel documents of former IPL chief Lalit Modi, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Tuesday said that what the External Affairs Minister did was unwarranted.
With the controversy over Sushma Swaraj helping former IPL chief Lalit Modi secure travel documents from the UK for Portugal snowballing, the Congress on Tuesday demanded that the Prime Minister should immediately sack the External Affairs Minister.
Even as the row over External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj helping former IPL chief Lalit Modi procure travel documents continues, the Opposition has questioned the alleged silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter.
Roma`s Daniele De Rossi has joined Italy`s growing injury list for their friendly against Portugal, four days after the Azzurri kept their Euro 2016 qualifying hopes alive in a controversial 1-1 draw away to Croatia.