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Court grants 3-month bail to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy

Court grants 3-month bail to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy

Top Maoist ideologue Kobad Ghandy, accused of trying to set up a base for banned outfit Communist Party of India-Maoist in Delhi, has been granted interim bail for three months by a Delhi court on health grounds. The court said that the 65-year-old Ghandy, who is in custody in the case since September 2009, was suffering from various ailments and his condition has ‘visibly deteriorated’ during the period of trial. “In these facts and circumstances, I admit accused Kobad Ghandy ..., 2 months ago

Sunny Leone's condom ad reason for rape, says leader. YOUR SAY?

In remarks that have stirred a storm, senior leader of the Communist Party of India Atul Anjan has blamed Bollywood actress Sunny Leone and her “condom campaigns” for the rising number of rape cases in the country. 'There is an ad -- she's lying down and one man is coming to her. It's a condom ad. If they are shown everywhere on TV and newspapers, rape incidents will increase,' he has been quoted as saying. Atul Ranjan, who said he has never watched a porn film, spoke about ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Sunny Leone's condom ads trigger rape, claims Left leader  Rediff.com2 months ago

Ahead of winter session, BJP warms up to Congress

The ruling party has indicated willingness to discuss opposition-sponsored motions on ‘intolerance’; Jaitley has also shown willingness to accommodate concerns on GST The coming winter session of Parliament would see an opposition bloc, emboldened after the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s defeat in Bihar, more combative and united in raising the issue of “intolerance”. The loss, however, has also strengthened the voice of reformers within the government.
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Energy, health care sectors gain from Modi's UK visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-day visit to Britain has seen India and the UK agreeing on Rs 90,000 crore (Rs 900 billion) in commercial deals and concluding negotiations over a deal that seeks to increase bilateral cooperation in the field of civil and military technology and nuclear research projects. The major investments made by the private sector on both sides include: Energy Lightsource Renewable Energy Holdings has announced a Rs 20,000 crore (Rs 200 billion) investment in ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'Modi sarkar's communal agenda is a threat to our country'

‘Modi’s Ashwamedh horse will be stopped by two brothers -- farmers and workers in Bihar polls.’ On Monday, six major Left parties, headed by the Communist Party of India-Marxist, came together and decided to contest the upcoming Bihar polls. At the event, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury promised the people an alternate to BJP’s feudal, communal government and the opportunistic alliance of the Congress-Rashtriya Janata Dal-Janata Dal United. Sitaram Yechury speaks ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

The chequered history of Congress coalitions

After Bihar elections, Rahul Gandhi’s go-it-alone strategy seems to have taken a back seat, reports Kavita Chowdhury  After the Bihar verdict and in the midst of the winter session of Parliament, the Congress has realised the wisdom of the old adage: “There is always strength in numbers.” Reduced to its lowest numerical strength in the 2014 polls with 44 Lok Sabha members, the party has over 18 months accepted that it needs to work with other opposition parties to take on ...
 Rediff.com5 hours ago

MP bypoll: BJP suffers blow as Congress wrests Ratlam-Jhabua LS seat

In a major setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party close on the heels of its drubbing in Bihar, its candidate Nirmala Bhuria was on Tuesday trounced by Kantilal Bhuria of Congress in the bypoll in Ratlam-Jhabua (ST) Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh, which the saffron party won in 2014. However, the BJP, in power in the state, retained the Dewas assembly seat. Nirmala Bhuria, daughter of Dileep Singh Bhuria, whose death necessitated the bypoll, lost to former Union minister Kantilal Bhuria, who ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

Mani threatens to withdraw support to UDF if forced to quit

Amidst the clamour for Kerala minister KM Mani’s resignation over the bar bribery scandal and media reports that he has threatened to withdraw support of his nine MLAs to the United Democratic Front government if forced to resign, his party Kerala Congress-M on Tuesday said it saw no reason for their leader to step down. In a startling claim, party leader and government chief whip Thomas Unniyadan said that the Kerala high court order on Monday, which cleared the decks for further ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Top Chinese army general to visit India, Pakistan

China's highest ranking defence officer will visit India next month, the first such visit in a decade as the Chinese military seeks to expand relations with its Indian counterpart. General Fan Changlong will visit India and Pakistan in the middle of November, Chinese defence spokesman, Senior Colonel Yang Yujun said at a media briefing in Beijing on Thursday. These visits are regarded as part of Chinese military’s efforts to expand ties with its Indian counterpart and solidify close ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Show will go on: Kulkarni after attack over ex- Pak minister's book launch

Shiv Sena activists on Monday smeared black paint on Observer Research Foundation chairman Sudheendra Kulkarni’s face for refusing to cancel former Pakistan foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri’s book launch. “When I got out of my home this morning, a group of Shiv Sainiks stopped my car. When I came out, they smeared me with black paint. They abused me,” Kulkarni alleged and said that his ORF, a foreign policy think-tank, will go ahead with the planned book ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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