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19 mins ago

You’ve never appreciated nor seen my sincere services for Congress: Shashi Tharoor tells Sonia in a letter

Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, who was recently snubbed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, has complained to her that his "sincere" services to the party have "neither been seen nor appreciated". #BJP #Congress #India #indian politicians #Narendra Modi #Politics #Shashi Tharoor #Sonia Gandhi #Sunanda Pushkar #Sunanda Pushkar case #TheySaidIt

40 mins ago

Nestle India targets growth in other businesses after Maggi scare | Reuters

NEW DELHI Nestle India Ltd will focus on growing its dairy, coffee and confectionary businesses, its new boss said, as the company battles to bring back its popular Maggi noodles that were pulled from shelves over safety concerns. The unit of Swiss food giant Nestle is at the centre of India's worst food scare in a decade after a regulator found its Maggi noodles contained dangerous levels of lead. Nestle India has maintained that Maggi is safe, and is challenging the regulator in court #Business #Economy #India #markets #opinion #Technology #United States

41 mins ago

Osama Bin Laden’s sister, stepmother reportedly killed in Hampshire crash

A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. #Al-Qaeda #Hampshire #NewsTracker #Osama bin Laden #Saudi Arabia

43 mins ago

Poster vs poster: BJP tells ‘Kejriwal Sir’ the things AAP could have done with the Rs 526 crore they spent on ads

Stepping up Delhi's poster war, state BJP has put up bills across the city questioning the rationale behind Arvind Kejriwal government's Rs 526 crore expenditure on its advertisement, many of which have targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi. #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #AAP in Delhi #AAP. Arvind Kejriwal #Arvind Kejriwal #BJP #Delhi BJP #Delhi government #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Satish Upadhyay

Aug 1, 2015

RSS undermining stature of FTII by promoting mediocrity, says Rahul

Lending his support to students agitating at the Film and Television Institute in Pune against appointment of Gajendra Chauhan, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the RSS is "undermining" the institution's stature by promoting "mediocrity". #BJP #Congress #FTII Row #Gajendra Chauhan #NewsTracker #Pune #Rahul Gandhi #students protest

Aug 1, 2015

Leave FTII to Rahul Gandhi: Why BJP should yank funding and create its own institutions

Institutions of higher learning, especially those dealing with the social sciences and the creative arts, tend to be political. If the BJP wants to refashion them in its own mould, it would be better off creating its own institutions #BJP #Film and Television Institute of India #Pune #Rahul Gandhi

Aug 1, 2015

War of words over Hindu terror remark: Congress slams Rajnath Singh, says comment used to polarise country

A war of words has broken out between the BJP and the Congress over Sushil Kumar Shinde's 'Hindu terrorism' remark. The Congress hit back at Singh said the Home Minister was quoting his predecessor Sushil Kumar Shinde out of context. #BJP #Congress #Ghulam Nabi Azad #Hindu terror #Hindu terrorism #P. Chidambaram #parliament #Rajnath Singh #Sushil Kumar Shinde #TheySaidIt

Aug 1, 2015

SP leader Mohammed Farooq Ghosi suspended for demanding RS seat for Yakub Memon’s widow

SP leader Mohammed Farooq Ghosi has been suspended for asking Mulayam Singh Yadav to nominate the widow of Yakub Memon as a Rajya Sabha MP. #Mohammed Farooq Ghosi #Mulayam Singh #Mumbai blasts #Rajya Sabha #Samajwadi Party #SP chief #Yakub Memon

Aug 1, 2015

Great Indian Hanging: In death, Yakub exposed our enormous hunger for the macabre

On second thoughts, Yakub could have insisted on live telecast of his own death. Maybe nobody told Yakub that his ailing mother won't be able to make it to the 'phansi yard' of the Nagpur jail in time and he was wasting his last wish. #1993 Mumbai blasts #Capital punishment #CriticalPoint #Death Penalty #Death sentence #Indian Execution #islamic-state #Jihadi John #Yakub #Yakub Memon