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“No heated argument took place b/w Ness &Preity”

Mumbai: A common friend of industrialist Ness Wadia and Preity Zinta today told the police he saw the former grabbing the Bollywood actor’s arm on May 30 but could not hear their conversation, as recording of statement of witnesses continued in the criminal complaint filed by her. Jai Kanojia is the latest witness to record his statement in the June ...

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CBI apprehensive as 2G trial running without SPP

New Delhi: The BJP has served a legal notice to Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, accusing him of “causing mental agony, harassment and defamation,” by accusing the party of “horse-trading.” It has in its notice demanded Rs one crore in damages and says, “desist and restrain yourself from making false and unsubstantiated allegations forthwith.” Mr Kejriwal has made allegations ...

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Govt proposes to set up 5 IITs, 5 IIMs

The Centre has proposed to set up five IITs and as many IIMs in the country to give a boost to education sector for which Rs 68,728 crore has been allocated in the 2014-15 general budget, a hike of 11 per cent over the last fiscal. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) will be set in Jammu, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Andhra ...

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Budget is ‘sanjeevani’ for moribund economy: PM

New Delhi:Describing the general Budget as a ‘sanjeevani’ (new life) to the “moribund economy”, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it converts hopes and aspirations of the people into trust and is in line with his government’s endeavour to bring India out of crisis. “This Budget is a new ray of hope for the poor and downtrodden sections ...

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Bullet train not feasible in India: Nitish

Former Railway minister and JD-U leader Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said that bullet trains, proposed in this year’s Railway budget, were not feasible in the country, though the concept sounded very impressive. Kumar said that he travelled from London to Paris on a bullet train during his time and made efforts to have it in India too during his tenure ...

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Amit Shah is today appointed BJP President

Amit Shah, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trusted aide and the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) general secretary, was on Wednesday anointed as the saffron party’s new president. His selection as the party chief came at a crucial time, a few months ahead of the Maharashtra assembly elections due later this year. The senior BJP leader was instrumental behind the party’s thumping ...

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C.P.I. On Railway Budget 2014-15

The Central Secretariat of the Communist Party of India has issued following statement to the press: The Railway budget for 2014-15 is quite disappointing. It lacks vision and clarity for the future of Indian Railways. The BJP led government has already hiked the passenger fare and freight charges. The people have been already burdened. The fare revision is expected to ...

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Only 3 engineering colleges have varsity affiliation

MUMBAI: Out of the 61 engineering colleges located in and around the city that function under the Mumbai University guidelines, only three are affiliated to the varsity, an RTI query has revealed. In response to the RTI query filed by a Mumbai-based NGO, Citizen Forum For Sanctity in Educational System (CFSES), the university said that 58 engineering colleges have not ...

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PM says Rail Budget futuristic, growth-oriented

Hailing the Railway Budget as “futuristic and growth-oriented”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it is for the common people as it aspires for better service, speed and safety with focus on development of the country. RAIL BUDGET 2014: Key Highlights He said the Rail Budget presented in Parliament by Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda shows where his government wants ...

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Dawood Ibrahim’s sister dies of heart attack

Mumbai: Sister of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim died at a private hospital in South Mumbai on Sunday following a heart attack, police said. “Haseena Parkar, sister of Dawood Ibrahim, died today,” Additional Commissioner of Police, Krishna Prakash said. Sources in the Mumbai police said that Parkar (55), who was commonly known as Haseena Aapa, died at the Habib Hospital ...

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