New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said it was concerned with the quality of the primary teacher and warned against a populist approach on appointments that could endanger India's future. "It is too serious a matter for us. We are concerned with the future of the country," said the apex court bench of Justice
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The UPA-II government needs course correction in the remaining year of its term, says union minister and NCP leader Praful Patel, noting that the Congress has to build alliances to improve its prospects of leading a coalition regime after the next elections. The United Progressive Alliance government has to make things happen fast, said the heavy industries and public enterprises minister and senior leader of key ally Nationalist Congress Party
Heat wave conditions in Gujarat have resulted in scorching and burning heat during this summer season. Ahmedabad recorded the maximum temperature of 44 degree Celsius
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) A new documentary is on its way to showcasing the status of the dwindling number of Jews in the city through the eyes of the youngest member of the community. Filmed by director duo Jaydip Mukherjee and Aloke Banerjee, the documentary will focus on Shalom Israel, caretaker of the Jewish cemetery and the juniormost of the now remaining 26 Jews of the city. "I chose Shalom as he is the youngest member and fragile
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) On the eve of the fourth anniversary of UPA-II, opinion polls have not brought any cheer to the government, predicting slide in the ruling alliance's tally amid rising dissatisfaction among large sections of urban voters over its performance. Headlines Today-CVoter opinion poll predicted that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)'s tally was set to crash by 95 in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. However, it said the biggest surprise was that the UPA's loss is not automatically translating to big gains for the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
Expressing his shock over Gujarat cricketers Amit Singh involvement in the Indian Premiere League spot fixing racket, Gujarat Cricket Association secretary Rajesh Patel said it was difficult for him to believe that the bowler, who was dropped from the Gujarat team, due to suspected bowling action, could turn into a bookie
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The BJP on Tuesday said that Gujarat chief minister, Narendra Modi advocates extensive use of social media to communicate political issues in order to reach out to the youth of the country. The BJP alleged that UPA headed by the Congress had failed on all fronts on ninth anniversary of the government.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Inching ahead in the investigations into the IPL spot fixing scam, Mumbai police Tuesday arrested three more people, including Bollywood actor Vindu Dara Singh Randhawa, a bookie and a hawala operator, a top official said. Mumbai police Crime Branch also seized Rs.12.80 million in cash from the residence of the arrested hawala operator, Alpesh Patel.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first BJP parliamentary board meeting after his re-induction, was in the limelight when the panel met here Tuesday to draw the party's strategy for the 2014 general elections. Among his suggestions were use of social media to reach out to the youths, and informing the people about the failures of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) A day after he surrendered, suspected cricket bookie Prashanth was Tuesday questioned here and documents were seized from his house in connection with a case registered May 17, said police. "The interrogation of Prashanth is on