POLITICS

Will Sasikala be Real Heir to Jayalalithaa?

The Tamil Nadu cabinet on Saturday decided to recommend J. Jayalalithaa’s name for India’s highest civilian honour, the ‘Bharat Ratna’ and installation of her life-size bronze statue in Parliament complex. “A resolution was adopted in the Cabinet to recommend to the Centre to award Bharat Ratna to honourable Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa,” said an official statement after the cabinet meeting ...

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Apollo Hospital Denies Death Rumours of Jayalalithaa

In a statement, Chennai-based Apollo Hospital denied rumours which began to spread that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa died already. It said the icon leader is on life-support system and its team of doctors are trying their level best to revive her from the cardiac arrest she suffered on Sunday at 4:30 PM. The rumours gained currency when AIDMK, Jayalalithaa’s ...

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JNU Alumni, BJP Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Speaks Out

Whether you are from Congress or BJP, a JNU alumni speaks out from heart and not from position once inside the red brick walls of JNU in New Delhi. So did Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on an NDTV program held inside JNU interacting with students. While a Congress supporting JNU student asked her repeated questions raising the West Bengal BJP ...

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Jayalalithaa on Tracheostomy Tube: What is Tracheostomy?

Apollo doctors said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is able to speak with the help of a valve attached to the tracheostomy (a tube and attached valve for communication), which is a temporary phase as it entails holding breath while talking. Otherwise, Jayalalithaa is recovering as per the normal course, said Apollo Hospitals Chairman Dr Prathap C Reddy in Chennai ...

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Angry at Demonetisation? Modi asks People to Say it in Opinion Poll

Amid long queues and opposition demand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited views from the people directly on the recent decision taken by the Union Government regarding currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000. People can submit their views through a survey consisting of 10 questions, which is available through the Narendra Modi App. sharing the link to this ...

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Currency, Bank Crisis: Minimum Cash Withdrawal Increased to Rs. 2500, Exchane to 4500

The Union Finance Ministry today reviewed the position regarding availability and distribution of all denomination of bank notes and has decided to take some emergency measures to face the situation of severe cash crunch in the country. While the daily limit of cash withdrawal has been increased from Rs.4,000 to Rs.4,500, pensioners can now submit their life certificates up to ...

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Kanhaiya Kumar Writes Book, Seeks Common Front Against BJP

Kanhaiya Kumar, former JNU Students Union President who was charged with sedition in February this year and jailed in Tihar finally revealed it all in his book “From Bihar to Tihar”. In his book he has called for unity of the Congress, the Left and parties like the AAP on common issues and perceptions to defeat the Juggernaut of BJP ...

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Rahul Gandhi Joins ATM Q-line to Highlight Common Man Woes

In a bid to highlight severe currecy crunch being faced India, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi joined the quarantine queue in front of the SBI Parliament Street Branch in view of non-availability of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes. The long queues in front of banks and ATMs has taken the centre-stage on Friday over the unplanned financial shutdown in the country ...

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India Needs to Know: Arnab Goswami Quits Times Now

Arnab Goswami, Times Now editor-in-chief has finally quit the Times Group after 10 years of association since the launch of the news channel in 2006 but he is not hanging his boots right away and is keen to start his own venture. Goswami started his career with The Telegraph but in less than a year joined Pranay Roy’s New Delhi ...

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SIMI Under-Trials’ Encounter: Contradictions Surface

It is surprising that eight Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activists were killed within eight hours after the managed to escape from the high-security prison with the help of folded bedsheets and steel dinner plates as weapons. They allegedly killed a security guard and fled into Malikheda, a village nearby before they were challenged by the police and eliminated ...

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Mother of Missing JNU Student Meets Kejriwal

Watch Missing JNU Student Najeeb’s family met Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal pic.twitter.com/9bOJYUz5H9 — AAP In News (@AAPInNews) October 31, 2016 More than 15 days after her son Najeeb Ahmed, studying in JNU, went missing mysteriously after a brawl with ABVP activists, the hapless mother met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday seeking justice to trace her son or find ...

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Naugam LoC Operation: India Provides Evidence on Pakistan Connection

Indian army said four terrorists were killed on the Line of Control while trying to infiltrate in Naugam Sector and recoveries from them confirm the terrorist links to Pakistan arms. Pakistan Ordinance Factory markings on the hand grenades and the UBGL Grenades recovered from the terrorists confirm Pakistan complicity in abetting and equipping terrorism, it said. The hand grenades recovered are ...

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After Rahul, Modi May Visit Chennai; TN Governor Holds Talks with AIADMK Seniors

As Jayalalithaa’s recovery will take two more weeks according to doctors overseeing her recovery in hospital, the acting governor of Tamil Nadu has called two senior most cabinet ministers and the state chief secretary for two rounds of talks on Friday and is likely to declare his decision tomorrow to appoint a care-taker Chief Minister, as per the constitution. The ...

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