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Bihar's Chanakya dumps 'bade bhai' Lalu

Bihar's Chanakya dumps 'bade bhai' Lalu

Nitish Kumar’s decision to resign as the state chief minister was as dramatic as the time he decided to tie up with old foe Lalu in 2015. Here’s the ups and downs of their relationship An electrical engineer-turned politician, Nitish Kumar gave a shock to Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday in circumstances as dramatic as in 2015 when he surprisingly joined hands with his arch rival to become chief minister of Bihar for a fifth term. Often referred to as Chanakya of ..., 1 day ago

Prez poll: 99% turnout amid rumours of cross-voting

Close to 99 per cent voting was recorded on Monday for electing India’s next president, the returning officer for the poll announced saying it was perhaps the highest-ever percentage. The counting of votes will take place on July 20. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi casts his vote in the Presidential Election in New Delhi.Photograph: Press Information Bureau The numbers are stacked in favour of the ruling coalition's nominee Ram Nath Kovind, a former Bihar governor, over the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Gopalkrishna Gandhi is Opposition's pick for vice president

Former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi is the Opposition’s pick for the post of vice president, sources said on Tuesday. Gandhi’s name was the only name discussed when 18 opposition parties met to decide on their candidate for the vice presidential poll, the sources said. The Janata Dal-United, which had broken ranks with the Opposition over the presidential poll, also attended the meeting which chose Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson to be its nominee for vice president.
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Former Indian Ambassador to the US Naresh Chandra passes away

Former Indian Ambassador to the United States Naresh Chandra died at a private hospital in Goa on Sunday night due to multiple organ failure. He was 82. “He was admitted to the hospital on Friday evening with complaints of fever and with myalgia (muscle pain) since three days followed with multiple episodes of vomiting and loose stools from the afternoon onwards,” said Shekhar Salkar, chief of clinical services at ManipalHospital, Goa. Chandra was then shifted to the Intensive Care ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Former minister comes out in support of Anandpal’s family

In an interesting development, Chandresh Kumari, the sister of erstwhile ruler of Jodhpur Gaj Singh, reached Sanwrad on Thursday to offer condolences and express solidarity with Anandpal Singh’s family. Presence of Kumari, a former Congress MP and ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

Gandhi like never before!

A sketch by John Henry Amshewitz and correspondence to Sarat Chandra Bose's family will go under the hammer at a Sotheby's auction on July 11. IMAGE: The pencil sketch was drawn when Mahatma Gandhi was visiting London for the Round Table Conference in 1931. Photograph: PTI Photo A previously unknown pencil portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, drawn from life in 1931, is set to go under the hammer at a Sotheby's auction next week and may fetch between £8,000 and 12,000 (about Rs 670,000 to Rs 1 ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

It’s a matter of pride for UP to give India a president: Yogi Adityanath

You have waived farmers’ loans, how will you accommodate them in the budget? We have provided for farmers’ loan waivers worth Rs 36,000 crore. We have told the banks not to send recovery notices to any farmer who fall in the March 31, 2016 slab.
 DNA3 weeks ago

Unapproved colonies causing loss to govt

Chairman of high powered committee on creation of new districts Parmesh Chandra has raised issue of financial loss to the government due to development of basic facilities in colonies on agricultural land. He has also suggested ways to recouping the loss. He ...
 DNA1 month ago

Not just scientific, people go by religious evidence too: Raj HC judge who said peacocks don’t have sex

Days after he made headlines for saying peacocks were pious and didn’t have sex, former Rajasthan High Court judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma stood by his decision, and said that scientific evidence isn’t everything. In an interview with Hindustan ...
 DNA1 month ago

DNA Evening Must Reads: GDP growth slows to 6.1% in Q4; 80 killed in Kabul bomb blast; and more

1. Cow is pious like peacock, says Rajasthan judge ‘speaking from soul’ Soon after recommending to the centre that the cow be made the national animal, Rajasthan High Court judge Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma defended his stance stating that the ...
 DNA1 month ago
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