Kamal Haasan embarks formally on his political journey

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:56

Chennai, Feb 21 Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday formally began his political journey by first visiting former President late A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's residence in Rameswaram.


Kejriwal made personal allegations against me, my family, Jaitley tells HC

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 22:16

New Delhi, Aug 28, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday told the Delhi High Court that he filed a civil defamation case against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders because they made allegations of personal integrity against him and his family members.


Won't ever join politics, says Nitish Kumar's son

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 01:17

Patna, Feb 25 (IANS) Unlike sons and daughters of other politicians in the country, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's only son, Nishant Kumar, says he has no interest in politics and he will never take the plunge.


SC reserves order on votes sought on religious, caste lines

Thu, 10/27/2016 - 21:16

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on the question of whether seeking votes on the basis of religion, caste, community or language of candidate alone constituted corrupt practice or it could include such acts of his election agent or third parties canvassing support for him.


Not surprised at Rajan's decision to quit: Chidambaram

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 19:42

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday accused the NDA government of a planned campaign of insinuations and baseless allegations against RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and said he was disappointed but not surprised by the economist's decision to leave the bank after completion of his term.


Australian PM 'regrets' inviting Islamic cleric to state dinner

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 08:48

Canberra, June 17 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday expressed regret that an Islamic cleric, who once said AIDS was a fitting punishment for being a homosexual, was invited to a government-hosted dinner.