Congress is always with farmers and farm labourers, especially during crisis from drought or floods: Rahul
"Indian culture has never had a narrow outlook towards any society. Religion here has always seen how humanity can be helped and developed," MoS External Affairs VK Singh said.
Eminent poet and writer K Satchidanandan on Saturday resigned from all committees of the Sahitya Akademi, saying the literary body had "failed" to uphold freedom of expression.
Pakistan High Commissioner Basit had invited Geelani to his New Delhi residence on Saturday to hand over Sharif's letter to him.
The inauguration was done remotely from the King's Palace here, soon after Mukherjee arrived at noon.
At least 86 people were killed and 126 injured on Saturday when two explosions rocked Turkish capital Ankara ahead of a peace rally, the media reported.
Ahead of his first professional boxing match, Vijender Singh received well wishes from different personalities.
World No.1 Novak Djokovic will face No.8 Rafael Nadal in a blockbuster final at the China Open after beating David Ferrer 6-2, 6-3 in the semi-finals.
Toro Rosso driver lost control and hit the wall at high speed approaching Turn 13 of the circuit, before burying his car beneath the barriers.
Searches were carried out at the offices and residences of Mallya in Mumbai, Goa, Bangalore and other places.
IOC is coming up with three more bottling plants (LPG filling centres) in Bihar and Punjab and come up with two more import terminals in Cochin and Paradip.
According to Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, the central government will soon reveal a road map of changes to simplify the IT act.
The victory can be attributed in large part to what has come to be known as the 'Siliguri model' that envisages an unofficial understanding with the Congress.
For, there is indeed distinct sanctity to the Memorial, even if not to governmental assurances over the years, and anxiously awaited would be details of the monument complex.
Savarkar, of course, specified who can be a Hindu by laying down that only those who regard India both as their pitribhu and punyabhu are the true Indian citizens.
Khan also said he was getting life threats over phone.
“We won’t be buying fresh stock,” the official said.
The Bilingual exhibition was inaugurated by the Embassy of Sweden and DMRC.
'Serve for the human cause.'
The Trinamool called the results "historic".
Missionaries said it stopped adoption two months ago.
Request was made by CM Patnaik.
The agriculture minister asked the officials to file a report.
The notice has been given over the issue of flyash utilisation.
For Neha Puri Dhir, geometry represents the bridge between art and mathematics.
The tradition of beef eating, established in the shadow of the British Raj, acquired its own momentum after the British left.
Rajkahini is a Partition story with a difference.
'Athiya is young, vibrant and represents our line perfectly.'
Tennessee Honey is the first flavoured variant.
Onigirazu are large, with more fillings.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt was scared and inspired at the same time, while playing wire walker Philippe Petit in The Walk.
The contribution of diesel-guzzling autorickshaws to air pollution will surely undermine India’s recent pledge of carbon emission cuts.
'This year’s focus will be on making the fest vibrant and public-friendly.'
Kangana delved on the truths behind the glamorous life of Bollywood.
After a decade, she dubbed for the first time.
Zarina Wahab is in shock after demise of Ravindra Jain.
Statesman News Service
Kolkata, 27 January
The state election commission has launched an Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) week today to rectify, on the spot, errors in some cards.
The week which has started today will continue till 2 February.
It was decided that permanent EPIC centres would be set up in each Assembly segment so that voters who want a correction in their EPIC can do it in a day.
Currently if an EPIC correction is needed, then voters have to wait for a month, but now the correction process will be done immediately.
Mr Sunil Gupta, CEO, of the state election commission added that officers have been engaged in those permanent EPIC centres and the voters will be able to correct their EPIC within that day, if his or her name has been enrolled in the voters list.
“If a voter does not have his or her name enrolled in the voters list, then it will take some time,” he added.
Meanwhile, the state Election Commission has decided to provide best electoral practice award to block development officers (BDO) and 11 electoral registration officers. Each award comprises of a memento and cash prize worth Rs 20,000.
The best electoral practice award has already been given to district magistrates and DM, Hooghly, Mrs Manmith Nanda.
The enrolment of the new voters ~ 18-19 years of age ~ have increased substantially. A survey carried out by the state election commission found that from 1.24 per cent new voters it has increased to 3.33 per cent.