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Kiran Bedi turns Hitler in pro-Congress poster, goddess on BJP walls

The political tussle between Puducherry Lieutenant-Governor Kiran Bedi and the Congress government reached a new level when Bedi on Thursday tweeted the image of a poster in which she had been portrayed as Adolf Hitler. The ruling Congress party has launched a series of protests against Bedi, urging the Union government to recall her. The party members have started putting ... Read More »

Senior Journalist Ashok Malik appointed as Press Secretary to Ramnath Kovind

Senior journalist and a fellow of Observer’s Research Foundation Ashok Malik has been appointed as the press secretary to the newly elect President Ramnath Kovind. Mr Malik is also the Padmashri Awardee. Chairman Public Enterprises Selection Board Sanjay Kothari has been appointed secretary to the new President and Bharat Lal, an Indian Forest Service (IFoS) officer, was appointed as the ... Read More »

Man who ‘saved’ Gandhi in 1944 dies at 98

Veteran freedom fighter Bhiku Daji Bhilare alias Bhilare Guruji who saved Mahatma Gandhi from Godse in 1944 passed away in Bhilar near the hill station on Wednesday. He was 98. His cremation was attended by freedom fighters and legislators. In interviews Bhilare had said “Everyone was allowed to attend Mahatma Gandhi’s prayer meetings in Panchgani. That day, his associates Usha Mehta, ... Read More »

Flood ministers with complaint letters – Kamal Hassan

It seems Actor Kamal Hassan is in no mood to budge. The actor who raised various issues regarding the functioning, law and order of the State in a series of interviews after being dragged into Big Boss controversy, received open threats from the ruling party Ministers. One of them said that he would order an inquiry to ascertain whether the ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu MLAs salary hiked to Rs 1.05 lakh

The salaries of Tamil Nadu MLAs has been increased from Rs 55,000 to Rs 1.05 lakh per month, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced in the assembly on Wednesday. The chief minister also announced that MLA Local Area Development Fund would be increased from Rs 2 crore to 2.5 crore. The decision may trigger similar demands of salary hikes in ... Read More »

Rs 11.23 Crore Fake Currency Detected Post Note Ban: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Fake currency totalling Rs 11.23 crore has been detected since demonetisation, said Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister on Tuesday. National Crime Records Bureau indicates that 1.58 lakh notes of fake currency, having a face value of Rs 11.23 crore, have been detected in 29 states until July 14, Jaitley said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha. A mobile app has been ... Read More »

Karnataka forms separate panel for the State Flag

Karnataka has formed a separate panel which will finalise on the flag for the State. The move was condemned by the opposition parties but that did not deter the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to form a panel consisting of 9 members who were entrusted with the task of  submitting a report on designing a separate flag for the state and providing a legal ... Read More »

Venkaiah Naidu Is Fitting Candidate For Vice President: PM Narendra Modi

M Venkaiah Naidu is a fitting candidate for the post of Vice President, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi today after he was chosen as a ruling NDA candidate. PM Modi described 68-year-old Naidu as a farmer’s son who “brings years of experience in public life and is admired across the political spectrum”. He said he has always admired the hardwork ... Read More »

Kamal gets the backing of MK Stalin

Kamal Hassan who became very vocal in the recent days condemning on bribe culture in Tamilnadu mentioning the state of affairs in TamilNadu is in shatters has received the backing of opposition leader MK Stalin along with few others. Kamal who is already facing few legal issues with regards to his latest BIG BOSS show which is being aired in ... Read More »

Sasikala loses VIP status, back to chitranna

After media reports of her enjoying privileges, including a special kitchen in Central Jail, Parappana Agrahara, AIADMK leader VK Sasikala was on Monday restricted to plebeian comforts like other prisoners. Sasikala had lemon rice (chitranna) and tea, like other inmates, around 7.30am, usually she used to have idli or dosas specially cooked for her, sources said. lemon rice is the ... Read More »

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