Seven time Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament and L K Advani loyalist Harin Pathak, who has been denied a Lok Sabha ticket, on Sunday flayed the party’s decision and said he would consult his supporters before taking the next step. Pathak, who represents the Ahmedabad East seat, was denied a ticket from his constituency after the BJP replaced him with actor Paresh Rawal. "The activities that have taken place in the party in the last three months have hurt party workers. The party ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The recent March 6 House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing titled " Benefits of and Challenges to Energy Access in the 21st Century: Fuel Supply and Infrastructure " never had over 100 online ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
A 51-year-old woman member of an NGO from the city was among five Indians on board the Malaysian airliner that is presumed to have crashed into sea off Vietnamese coast and her family is shattered by the news. Chandrika Sharma had taken the flight from Kula Lumpur on her way to Mongolia to participate in a Food and Agriculture Organisation organised conference which begins on Saturday. Sharma was to represent her organisation "International Collective In Support of Fishworkers", where she ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Former Research and Analysis Wing chief Sanjeev Tripathi on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, following the footsteps of several retired bureaucrats and diplomats finding a career in politics. Tripathi, a 1972-batch IPS officer, is the latest to join the saffron party in the recent past after former Home Secretary R K Singh, former Petroleum Secretary R S Pandey and India's former permanent representative at the UN Hardeep Singh Puri. Welcoming the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Indian-origin former German lawmaker facing probe for allegedly possessing child pornography has denied any wrongdoing and said he intends to initiate legal proceedings against the state prosecutor's office for spreading "false information" and "unjustly harassing" him. Sebastian Edathy, 44, said that he received no warnings about an impending investigation against him. Allegations that German Food and Agriculture Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich had leaked confidential intelligence information on ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Lok Satta Party's national president Jayaprakash Narayan said here today that his party would not have any electoral tie-up with the Aam Aadmi Party, but contest the forthcoming assembly as well as Lok Sabha elections independently in Andhra Pradesh. "We have no plans to have an alliance with AAP either for assembly or Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh. The Lok Satta party will contest all 294 assembly segments in the coming elections under its own symbol," Jayprakash Narayan, told media ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A cache of explosives, including two live hand-grenades, 28 cartridges, and five empty cases of firearms was found dumped in a garbage-carrying vehicle in the vicinity of Army Centre in Deolali Camp area near Nashik on Saturday, police said. The explosives were packed in a polythene bag which was found dumped in the garbage van parked near a temple in Sai Samarth Nagar area, they said. Deolali Camp is a major army centre and has been on terror radar. Police said out of 28 cartridges, 21 ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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