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Mon May 04 2015, 8:56 pm
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    No relief for AAP leader Kumar Vishwas in 'illicit relationship' row:

    Delhi High Court refused to give any interim relief to senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas on a party volunteer's complaint on alleged "rumours" about their 'illicit relationship', saying his plea challenging the Delhi women's commission summons had some "blatant" faults. Justice Rajiv Shakdher said one "defect" in the plea was that the volunteer should have been made a party in the petition as it was on her complaint that the summons were issued. The other "fault" pointed out by the court was that Delhi government need not be impleaded, as the plea has not sought removal of any member of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW). The court refused to consider the repeated pleas of Kumar Vishwas' counsel Somnath Bharti for an interim stay on the summons, saying that grant of any relief at this stage, without the presence of the complainant, would be "like putting the cart before the horse". The court also told Bharti that he ought not have disclosed the name of the complainant during the hearing. (Express Photo) (16/05/2015)

  • GoHomeIndianMedia

    #GoHomeIndianMedia trending in Nepal after earthquake coverage sparks row

    As Nepal picks up pieces in the aftermath of last month’s devastating earthquake that killed over 7,000 people and injured more than 14,000, some have picked holes in the “relentless and aggressive” coverage by the Indian media. By Sunday evening #GoHomeIndianMedia, which was created on Twitter for slamming the Indian media, was the top trending hashtag in Nepal with more than 60,000 tweets on the topic.(Image: Twitter) (04/05/2015)

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Sadananda Gowda asks Rahul Gandhi to study the new real estate bill

    Union Law and Justice Minister D V Sadananda Gowda lambasted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Real Estate Regulatory Authority Bill. Talking to reporters, Gowda said instead of criticising Modi, Gandhi should first know his position in his own party and also try to understand the contents of the bill. Rahul Gandhi had claimed that the amendments to the legislation had diluted the provisions of the Real Estate Authority Bill, making it pro-builder from being pro-buyer. (Image: PTI) (04/05/2015)

  • Baract Obama India visit

    MEA declines answer to RTI query on Baract Obama visit expenses

    An RTI query seeking details of expenses incurred by the Centre on hosting US President Barack Obama earlier this year has been rejected by the Ministry of External Affairs on the ground that such information is sensitive and may affect bilateral relations with the foreign country. Mumbai-based activist Anil Galgali, who filed the query with the MEA, had sought details of the total expenses incurred by the Indian government on hosting the US President and the American contingent that accompanied him in January this year. (Image: PTI) (04/05/2015)

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi's elevation will help him emerge as main rival to Narendra Modi, says Digvijay:

    Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress President will help him emerge as the principal challenger to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the party indicated today. "What new thing you are saying?", Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh remarked while replying to a query at the AICC briefing when asked whether the plans to make Gandhi as the next party chief was aimed at making him the main challenger to Modi. In the recently-concluded budget session of Parliament, Gandhi was at his aggressive best taking on the government on a range of issues including plight of farmers, cancellation of the Amethi Food Park and net neutrality. (PTI) (22/05/2015)

  • Bus accident in MP

    21 dead as bus falls off bridge, catches fire in Madhya Pradesh

    Twenty one persons were charred to death and 13 others sustained burn injuries when the private bus they were travelling in fell into a nullah and caught fire in the district today. The accident took place near Pandav fall, close to Panna Tiger Reserve, nearly 14 km from the district headquarters. (PTI (04/05/2015)

  • Asaduddin Owaisi

    AIMIM’s Asaduddin Owaisi questions Bharat Ratna for BJP veteran, former PM A B Vajpayee

    AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi has kicked up a row by questioning the Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan awards being given to former Prime Minister A B Vajpayee and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch L K Advani. How can the country’s second highest civilian honour, Padma Vibhushan, be given to Advani who was facing criminal cases (in connection with the Babri masjid demolition), Owaisi said at a book release function last night. (PTI) (04/05/2015)

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    Arvind Kejriwal attacked in Lok Sabha for 'defamatory news' move:

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his government on Monday came under attack in Lok Sabha over the move against 'defamatory news', with BJP saying it was a reminder of the Emergency. The issue was raised by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member from Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi without naming Arvind Kejriwal and his government but obviously referring to it. She said the Chief Minister of Delhi has said that defamation cases should be filed against those who do not write favourable about them. At the same time, the "good journalists" from their perspective shall be encouraged through awards, Lekhi said. "Such a move an insult to democracy. The House should condemn it," the BJP member said. "We cannot have a system in which such news is incentivised with the tax payers money which the government (of Delhi) finds suitable. It's an attempt to keep the truth away from the people," she added. It reminds of Emergency when the media was targeted by the then Congress government at the Centre. (PTI) (11/05/2015)

  • cow issued admit card

    Owner determined to take his cow for entrance exam

    A Budgam resident, who managed to get hall ticket for his Brown Cow to write a professional entrance examination, said he is determined to take the bovine to write the papers. "You are invited. It is my legal right to take my cow for the exam. I have paid the fees, so it is my right to take the cow there," Abdul Rashid Bhat told reporters. (Generic photo by PTI) (04/05/2015)

  • nepal earthquake

    Nepal asks foreign rescue teams to leave; earthquake toll 7,365

    Rescue teams from India and 33 other countries were today asked by Nepal to leave as it prepared to launch massive operations to rehabilitate millions of uprooted victims of the devastating temblor that has killed at least 7,365 people, including 41 Indians.(AP) (04/05/2015)

    (Image caption: In this file photo, rescue workers remove debris as they search for victims of an earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal)

  1. Virendra Sason
    May 4, 2015 at 11:02 pm
    YE KAISA KHEL "OOKHLI KE ANDER AUR CHOT KE BAHAR" NAHI CHALEGA.
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