Archive for: March, 2017

KCR appoints chairmen for Ten corporations in Telangana

Hyderabad,  Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has nominated chairmen for ten organisations, according to a press release from the Chief Minister’s office here on Wednesday. Of the ten nominations announced today, five were from the minorities. Following are the new chairmen: Mir Inayath Ali Baqri (Hyderabad)- Setwin ; Shaik Budan Baig (Khammam)- Telangana State Industrial Development Corporation […]

BJP raps KCR for squandering public money

Hyderabad,  BJP spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao has criticized Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for spending over Rs 100 crores on the construction of MLA camp offices across the State. “The BJP considers it as criminal waste of public money”, he added.             In a media statement here on Wednesday, Krishna Saagar Rao said the TRS government […]

Suman hails CM for giving priority to Minorities in chairmen posts

Hyderabad,  Peddapally MP Balka Suman today said Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has given top priority to Minorities in the appointment of corporations chairmen. Speaking to the media at TRSLP here on Wednesday, Suman reminded that KCR has given several posts to Minorities. The previous governments considered Minorities as vote bank only, he alleged and said […]

Gurmehar gets security in Punjab, Haryana minister flays her

Chandigarh, Haryana Health and Sports Minister Anil Vij, known for courting controversies, continued his tirade against Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, who has got police security in Punjab. Vij said the 20-year-old Lady Shri Ram College student was doing politics over the “martyrdom of her father”. Officials in Jalandhar said two women constables of the […]

Modi betrayed country’s farmers and youth: Rahul

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of waiving off loans of 50 rich families of the country, while betraying the farmers and the youth. “Modiji has waived off loans worth Rs 1,40,000 crore of the 50 rich families of the country, but has betrayed the farmers […]

Shazia Ilmi says Jamia dropped her as speaker at seminar on triple talaq

BJP leader Shazia Ilmi was allegedly not allowed to speak at a seminar in Jamia Milia Islamia university to discuss the controversial triple talaq issue. The development comes amid the raging row over free speech and nationalism at Delhi University’s Ramjas College where members of RSS-backed ABVP are accused of violence over an invitation to […]

Demonetisation: ‘Hard work’ won over ‘Harvard’, says PM

Maharajganj (Uttar Pradesh), Referring to encouraging GDP growth figures released on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that “hard work” has won over “Harvard-educated economists”, who had predicted otherwise. “Well-known intellectuals from Harvard and Oxford (universities), who have been at key positions in the Indian economic system, had said the GDP would go […]

Don’t trust Mamata government: BJP on child racket arrest

New Delhi, In the wake of BJP leader Juhi Chowdhury’s arrest in a child trafficking racket in West Bengal, the party’s General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday cast aspersions on police action and called for a central agency probe. Chowdhury, who was on the run for the past few days after her name was linked […]

Casualties as Taliban let bombers loose on Kabul

In a daring push, bombers with the Taliban militant group have staged back-to-back attacks against separate highly-secured locations in the Afghan capital Kabul. The attacks rocked a police precinct in western Kabul and the building of National Directorate of Security, which is Afghanistan’s intelligence agency, AFP reported. The first assault, which saw a bomber detonate explosives […]

Iraqi forces regain control over main road out of Mosul

Iraqi government forces have managed to establish full control over the last main exit out of the northern city of Mosul amid a new joint operation with allied Popular Mobilization Units to drive the extremists out of their last urban stronghold in the country. An unnamed Iraqi general told Reuters on Wednesday that soldiers from […]

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