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2 mins ago

From politicians to Bollywood, Naqvi faces flak for ‘go to Pak’ remark on beef ban

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's remark on beef eaters has drawn strong reaction from the political class and also from some members of the film fraternity who have trashed it outright #beef ban #India #Maharashtra #Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi #New Delhi #NewsTracker

17 mins ago

Selection process of IIT directors like ‘running lottery': Kakodkar

Breaking his silence, Chairman of IIT Bombay's Board of Governors Anil Kakodkar on Friday said he had resigned because he did not want to be part of the selection process of IIT directors which was "too casual" and "running a lottery". #Anil Kakodkar #HRD Ministry #IIT Bombay #India #Smriti Irani #TheySaidIt

17 mins ago

Delhi High Court refuses contempt notice against Khobragade’s ex-maid

Khobragade, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, was arrested on charges of making false declarations in a visa application for her maid, Sangeeta Richard, and was later released on a $250,000 bond. #contempt notice #Delhi High Court #Devyani Khobragade #India #NewsTracker #Sangeeta Richard #US

29 mins ago

Jung vs Kejriwal: Delhi governance crisis worsens after Centre says L-G is boss

The political turmoil in Delhi has taken a turn for the worse with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issuing a notification to the Delhi government late Thursday night stating that the IAS and IPS positions come under the Center's control and that the Lieutenant Governor (L-G) did have the power to make appointments. #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #India #Najeeb Jung #PoliticalPlay #Politics #Swaraj Abhiyan

35 mins ago

PMO is like Queen of England, Jung is Viceroy: Kejriwal slams Modi sarkar

Making it a direct confrontation with the Modi government, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today accused it of "back-stabbing" the people of the city by issuing a notification "siding" with the Lt Governor to run Delhi through "backdoor" and protect the corrupt. #Arvind Kejriwal #BJP #India #Najeeb Jung #Narendra Modi #NDA #NewsTracker #Politics #TheySaidIt

40 mins ago

SpiceJet aircraft with damaged tyre makes safe landing in Goa

Due to this snag, the aircraft, which was later supposed to fly back to Mumbai with 186 passengers, has been grounded at the airport. #Aviation #Dabolim airport #NewsTracker #SpiceJet

41 mins ago

Jayalalithaa to be sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM on Saturday for fifth time

AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa will be sworn in for the fifth time as Tamil Nadu chief minister on Saturday along with 28 ministers, nearly eight months after she was forced to quit over corruption charges. #AIADMK #India #J. Jayalalithaa #NewsTracker #Politics

50 mins ago

Can’t sell beef, sell vegetables: Naqvi defends ‘go to Pak’ remark

A day after advising those "dying" to eat beef to leave for Pakistan, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday sought to defend his stand saying faith of millions should not be hurt over choice of eating. #Arun Jaitley #beef #BJP #Go to Pakistan #India #Maharashtra #Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi #NewsTracker

May 22, 2015

Being a Maoist not a crime, police can detain person only for unlawful activities: Kerala HC

In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court on Friday said that being a Maoist is not a crime and police cannot detain a person merely because he is a Maoist. #Crime #India #Kerala #Kerala HC #Landmark Decision #Law #Maoist #NewsTracker