• Mon, Oct 21, 2019
  • On Friday, BJP national Secretary Rahul Sinha had remarked that people whose second wives are foreigners are mostly getting the Nobel Prize, and wondered whether that is the criterion for getting the...
    BJP accuses Abhijit, Amartya of using Nobel for political interest
    Two days after his uncharitable remarks on Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee generated a storm, BJP national Secretary Rahul Sinha on Sunday again attacked the Nobel Prize for Economics winner, challenging him to implement his economic thoughts even in one village instead of speaking against the Prime Minister or the Union Finance Minister.Accusing Banerjee of using his Nobel award for his political interest , Sinha also made indirect references to another Nobel Prize winner in Economics Amartya Sen - a bitter critic of the Narendra Modi-led NDA government. Sen won the award in 1998. If somebody tries to use the Nobel award in his political interest people don't find it in good taste. We have seen it in case of this Nobel prize winner (Banerjee), as also another one (Amartya Sen). We have no objection if they present their thoughts about the...
  • 3 terror camps across LoC destroyed, 6-10 Pakistan soldiers killed: Army chief 3 terror camps across LoC destroyed, 6-10 Pakistan soldiers killed: Army chief

    Meanwhile, Pakistan army said on Sunday that at least nine Indian soldiers were killed and several injured in the fierce exchange of fire across the Line of Control, but Indian Army sources rejected...

  • Money stuck for nearly a month, PMC Bank depositors stare at uncertain future Money stuck for nearly a month, PMC Bank depositors stare at uncertain future

    So far, three depositors have lost their lives, apparently due to the crisis.

  • Kin of slain UP Hindu outfit leader demands capital punishment Kin of slain UP Hindu outfit leader demands capital punishment

    The family members of a little-known Hindu outfit chief Kamlesh Tiwari, killed two days ago, met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his residence on Sunday and demanded capital punishment...

  • Indian Army pounds terror camps, Pakistan posts along LoC in counter-offensive against infiltration attempts Indian Army pounds terror camps, Pakistan posts along LoC in counter-offensive against infiltration attempts

    There have been reports of killing of at least four-five terrorists in the shelling by the Indian Army, which inflicted significant damage on the Pakistani side.

  • Rahul slams Goyal, says 'bigots don't get professionalism' Rahul slams Goyal, says 'bigots don't get professionalism'

    Updated On: Oct, 20, 201903:32 PM

    Gandhi has praised the Nobel laureate and his contribution in formulating Congress' NYAY scheme that became the party's poll plank in the run up to the 2019 general elections.

  • Bypolls to four Punjab Assembly seats on Monday Bypolls to four Punjab Assembly seats on Monday

    Around 7.68 lakh voters are eligible to decide the fate of the candidates in the four assembly segments of Phagwara (reserve), Dakha, Jalalabad and Mukerian.

  • Goa stray cattle turning carnivore, says BJP Minister Goa stray cattle turning carnivore, says BJP Minister

    Stray cattle from Calangute village were refusing to have fodder and that specialist veterinarians had been roped in to wean them of their meat fetish.

  • TRS, Congress locked in neck-and-neck fight TRS, Congress locked in neck-and-neck fight

    TRS and Congress candidates are locked in a direct fight though the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) candidates are also hoping to pull it off.

  • All set for Monday Assembly bypolls in Tamil Nadu All set for Monday Assembly bypolls in Tamil Nadu

    Updated On: Oct, 20, 201903:32 PM

    Bypoll in Vikravandi was necessitated following the death of DMK legislator K Rathamani in June, while the Nanguneri seat fell vacant as Congress legislator H Vasantha Kumar resigned after he got...