The New Indian Express - Nation - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Wed, 27 May 2015 11:20:05 +0530 Wed, 27 May 2015 11:03:29 +0530 Nation Chandigarh Imposes Ban on Use of Nicotine in Hookah Bars The decision came to light on Tuesday when the Punjab and Haryana High Court was informed in this regard. Wed, 27 May 2015 10:34:21 +0530 BJP Attacks AAP, Says Emergency Assembly Session Attempt to ‘Re-Write Constitution’‘Re-Write-Constitution’/2015/05/27/article2835563.ece BJP said the people of Delhi would have been happier if the AAP Government would have called a special assembly session to address the immediate issues in the national capital rather than for ‘re-writing the Constitution’. Wed, 27 May 2015 10:30:34 +0530‘Re-Write-Constitution’/2015/05/27/article2835563.ece First-Time Rajasthan BJP MP PP Chaudhary Bags Sansad Ratna Award BJP leader P.P. Chaudhary, a first-time Lok Sabha member from Rajasthan, has been selected for the Sansad Ratna 2015 Awards for his performance in the house till the end of the budget session. Wed, 27 May 2015 10:27:14 +0530 Man Shot Dead by Militants in Sopore District of Jammu and Kashmir One man was shot dead by militants on Wednesday in Sopore town of Jammu and Kashmir, where a BSNL mobile tower was installed. Wed, 27 May 2015 09:29:05 +0530 Heat Wave Claims 1,118 in Andhra and Telangana, IMD Predicts Mild Rainfall for TS IMD has forecast light to moderate rainfall along with thunderstorms at isolated places in Telangana as early as Wednesday evening. Wed, 27 May 2015 06:03:53 +0530 Baijal's Tell-all Book on 2G Scam Spells More Trouble for Manmohan Union Minister for Environment Prakash Javadekar calls UPA a coalition in corruption; Prasad ridicules Maran’s ‘PM of telecom’ boast Wed, 27 May 2015 06:00:27 +0530 A Day of Meetings for Prime Minister Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:20 +0530 'Bofors Scandal a Media Trial' Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:20 +0530 Gujjar Stir: Rly Loss Stands at Rs 80 Crore Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:20 +0530 Parrikar Presses for Quicker Delivery of Naval Warships Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:20 +0530 PM Launches Kisan Channel Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:19 +0530 Shah: Do Not have Numbers to Act on Ayodhya, Art 370 Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:17 +0530 Sena Ignores Modi government Anniversary Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:17 +0530 AAP Calls PM Modi Hitler, Lt Governor Jung a Reliance Nominee A high-voltage drama was witnessed on the first day of special session of Delhi Assembly on Tuesday, with the Aam Aadmi Party legislators calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi “Hitler” and “Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung as a Reliance nominee. Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:16 +0530 Mix-up Turns Fatal for 50-year-old Assamese Farmer Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:16 +0530 Didi in Need of Counselling, Says Bengal Oppn Leader Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:16 +0530 I am Prime Minister, Telecom; I will Take All Decisions: Maran to Baijal Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:15 +0530 Mamata Blames Centre for RPF Cop's Death Meanwhile, the autopsy performed on the deceased Constable revealed that he did not die as a result of being pelted with a brick, but instead from a bullet injury. Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:15 +0530 Economic Revival Government's Biggest Achievement: Naidu Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:15 +0530 More Names Tumble Out of Swiss List Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:15 +0530 MoD's Diplomatic Faux Pas Leaves Government Red-faced Wed, 27 May 2015 05:59:14 +0530 MHA Notification: AAP Sees Red; BJP MLAs Defend Centre Wed, 27 May 2015 01:06:42 +0530 Venkaiah Says He Respects Pawar's Wisdom and Experience Naidu had nice words for NCP president Sharad Pawar, saying he respected Pawar's 'wisdom and experience'. Wed, 27 May 2015 01:05:40 +0530 AAP 100 Days Total Failure: North Delhi Mayor Ravinder hit out at Kejriwal-led dispensation, terming first 100 days of AAP government as a 'total failure'. Wed, 27 May 2015 01:02:28 +0530 82-year-old Man Gets 10 Years RI for Raping Four-year-old Girl An 82-year-old man was today awarded 10 years of rigorous jail term and a Rs 10,000 fine for raping a four-year-old girl in 2011. Wed, 27 May 2015 01:00:47 +0530 Nehru-Gandhi Family Ensured That Ambedkar Loses Elections: BJP BJP said that Nehru-Gandhi family had made fun of Dr Ambedkar's contribution, only a day after Digvijay accused RSS of indulging in doublespeak. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:59:12 +0530 Bharti Moves Private Resolution Against Centre's Notification AAP MLA moved a private member resolution at special session of the Delhi Assembly to "ignore" a notification issued by the Centre. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:56:06 +0530 Celebrations to Mark 200 Years of Shimla The 'Queen of Hills', will turn 200 on May 28 and a host of celebrations have been lined up to mark the historic occasion. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:53:50 +0530 Gang of Human Traffickers Busted, 3 Held Delhi Police claimed to have busted a gang of human traffickers with the arrest of three persons in connection with the rape of a 19-year-old girl. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:51:45 +0530 HP Sets Up Satellite Tracking System to Check Forest Fires A satellite tracking system has been set up to check forest fires during summers in Himachal Pradesh, a state minister said. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:49:45 +0530 BJP Has Differences With PDP on Some Issues: Naidu Venkaiah Naidu admitted that it had differences with the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led party on some issues. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:46:57 +0530 Rahul Accuses Modi Government of 'Lying' to the Nation Over Landbill Rahul termed as the 'biggest lie' that non-availablity of land was a major impediment for undertaking development projects. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:36:53 +0530 Make Provisions to Impeach Governors, Lt Governors: AAP MLA AAP MLA Adarsh Shastri sought a constitutional amendment to empower state assemblies to impeach Governors and Lt Governors. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:28:26 +0530 Heat Wave: Death Toll Crosses 852 Mark in AP Death toll due to severe heat wave sweeping Andhra has risen to 852 with the scorching weather claiming 202 lives in Prakasam, officials said. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:24:43 +0530 India, Germany Decide to Deepen Defence Ties India and Germany decided to deepen their bilateral defence ties, especially in the wake of the 'Make-in-India' initiative. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:01:37 +0530 Father of Sarpanch Shot Dead by Unidentified Gunmen in Sopore Father of a sarpanch who had a mobile transmission tower installed inside his residential compound was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Sopore. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:54:41 +0530 PMO Website Gets a Fresh Look, More Interactive The new PMO website, unveiled on the first anniversary of Modi government, has a section to directly reach the Prime Minister through email. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:47:24 +0530 Rajnath Attacks Bengal Law and Order, TMC Hits Back Rajnath said law and order situation in WB needs improvement, drawing a sharp reaction from ruling Trinamool Congress. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:44:20 +0530 Centre to Move Carefully on Nuclear Projects: Jitendra Singh said Centre had to move cautiously while dealing with projects related to nuclear and atomic energy looking carefully into their sensitivity aspect, security angle and also the budget implications. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:40:51 +0530 'Centre to Take Steps to Stop Militants Using Foreign Soil' Indian government would take steps to ensure that north east militant groups like the NLFT stop using Bangladesh soil for launching cross-border terrorism on India. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:37:58 +0530 Modi Government Depressed Loot Lobby: Naqvi Naqvi said Modi government's good governance has depressed the 'loot lobby' and 'champions of corruption.' Tue, 26 May 2015 23:36:23 +0530 Coast Guard Intensifies Search for Fishing Boat Chennai Coast Guard intensified search and rescue efforts to locate a fishing boat, reported missing in Bay of Bengal since May 23. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:36:11 +0530 Congress Hits Out at AAP Government, Calls it 'Jhooti Sarkar' Congress said the 'jhooti sarkar' of Delhi had failed to keep its promises made to the people within the first 100 days of governance. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:34:06 +0530 Fake Degree Row: AAP's Tomar Seeks Stay of Proceedings Against Him Tomar moved Delhi High Court seeking stay on Bar Council of Delhi proceedings against him over his alleged fake law degree. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:27:36 +0530 NDA Rule, a 'Black Tenure': Congress Modi government can be called a government of 'suit-boot and jhoot-loot', Tewari said, terming as 'black tenure' one year of NDA rule. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:25:19 +0530 'Modi Government Hurrying With Land Bill Due to Some Reason': Rahul Rahul Gandhi warned that if the Modi government continued with its policies like land bill in this manner, it would not last its full term. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:21:21 +0530 'Make-in-India' Now 'Make-in-France': Congress on Rafale Deal Congress accused it of giving a go bye to its much-flaunted 'Make in India" programme while entering into an agreement for the purchase of the fighter jets from France. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:17:55 +0530 Hema Malini Wants Mathura Railway Station to Reflect Lord Krishna's Birthplace BJP MP Hema Malini said that she wants Mathura railway station to be developed in such a way that it reflects birthplace of Lord Krishna. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:13:56 +0530 We Have Not Shut Our Eyes on Dawood Ibrahim: Rajnath Rajnath Singh said that Indian government did not shut its eyes on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim but international relations at times created obstacles. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:09:02 +0530 'Violence Aimed at Subverting Kashmir's Political Stability' Expressing dismay over the latest incidents of violence, JK government said 'such acts are aimed at subverting political and economic stability'. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:03:52 +0530 PIL Sgainst Centre's Notification Giving Powers to LG in HC A PIL was filed in Delhi HC seeking quashing of the Centre's recent notification giving the Lieutenant Governor absolute powers in appointing bureaucrats in Delhi. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:01:10 +0530 Naqvi's Statement on Cow Slaughter 'Not Palatable': Rijiju Rijiju described Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi statement on cow slaughter as 'not palatable'. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:59:24 +0530 Compress Delivery Schedule of Warships: Parrikar to Shipyards Parrikar asked shipyards, public and private, to compress delivery schedules of warships, other platforms for the Navy and Coast Guard. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:56:06 +0530 Kashmiri Pandits visit Kashmir to celebrate Kheer Bhavani Festival, number Less this Year The young, old men and women Kashmiri Pandits singing hymns and religious slogans today paid obeisance at the “Ragnya Devi” temple at Tulmulla in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, some 27 kms from Srinagar. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:54:27 +0530 Modi Reaches Out to Farmers, Launches Kisan Channel Modi made a strong pitch for their prosperity and development of villages, saying it was directly linked to the progress of the country. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:53:57 +0530 Railways Loses 80 Crore Revenue to Gujjar Agitation Tue, 26 May 2015 22:52:29 +0530 Modi's Government Restored the Dignity of the Prime Minister’s Office: Amit Shah’s-Office-Amit-Shah/2015/05/26/article2834287.ece Talking about Modi’s government’s style, the former Gujarat home minister said PM has strengthened the federal structure as the latter was for 'Team India'. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:51:36 +0530’s-Office-Amit-Shah/2015/05/26/article2834287.ece Modi Interacts With Office Staff, on the Day he Completed his One Year in Office It was an evening with a difference when Prime Minister Narendra Modi drove down to the BJP head quarter at Ashoka Road to interact specially with the office staff, on the day he completed his one year in office. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:49:08 +0530 Congress Holds Protest Over Various Issues Mahila Congress activists held a protest against various issues, including the increase in prices of petrol and diesel, and the plight of farmers. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:37:09 +0530 India, Vietnam Agree to Scale Up Defence Cooperation India and Vietnam have decided to enhance their bilateral defence cooperation and signed a joint vision statement for the next five years. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:34:06 +0530 Modi Regime Determined to Get Back Black Money: Shah Amit Shah said it was determined to get back black money stashed abroad, but could not announce names of culprits due to treaties. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:31:54 +0530 Heat Wave Grips India, No Dip in Mercury Many parts of India continued to reel under extreme heat wave conditions as mercury remained around a scorching 45 degrees Celsius. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:28:55 +0530 Still Studying Uranium Project in Meghalaya: Jitendra Jitendra Singh said that his department was still studying the proposed mining of uranium ore in Meghalaya. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:24:30 +0530 BOFORS a Good Gun: Parrikar Refusing to comment on Pranab's remarks on the controversy surrounding the Bofors gun, Parrikar called it a good one. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:20:55 +0530 'Greenpeace Merging Foreign Contributions With Domestic Donations' Central government accused Greenpeace India of violating FCRA by merging its foreign contributions with domestic donations. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:17:33 +0530 Modi’s Vision Helped India Tackle Defence Challenges: Parrikar’s-Vision-Helped-India-Tackle-Defence-Challenges-Parrikar/2015/05/26/article2834274.ece Parrikar said that Modi’s vision resulted in India being better equipped to tackle challenges with respect to defence, ‘single-handedly’ made India most ‘sought-after’. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:13:27 +0530’s-Vision-Helped-India-Tackle-Defence-Challenges-Parrikar/2015/05/26/article2834274.ece BJP Terms AAP Government 'Autocratic' on Marshalling its MLA BJP attacked the manner in which its MLA was marshalled out of Delhi assembly, termed the AAP government 'autocratic.' Tue, 26 May 2015 21:37:42 +0530 Central Railway Augments Passenger Capacity by Attaching More Coaches Central Railway announced it has attached 100 coaches in 50 trains on a permanent basis, thus increasing passenger accommodation considerably. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:33:32 +0530 Essential Services Not to Be Halted for CM's Convoy: Gogoi Gogoi ordered concerned authorities not to stop ambulance, essential services to give way for the CM's convoy in Asasam. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:18:23 +0530 Babus' Body Unhappy Over 'Character Assassination' of Members in Media Kejriwal-Jung row, IAS officers' body slammed the treatment' of some civil servants in Delhi, expressed anguish over members''character assassination' in media. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:13:12 +0530 Petroleum Ministry Document Leak: Four Accused Get Bail A court here has granted bail to four persons accused in the petroleum ministry documents leak case, court sources said. Tue, 26 May 2015 19:47:53 +0530 To Take India Forward, Must Take Villages Forward: Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday said that to take India forward, the villages will first have to be taken forward. Tue, 26 May 2015 19:14:41 +0530 Why Shiv Sena Mum on Modi Government's Anniversary Even as BJP leaders fanned out across the country today to hardsell the Narendra Modi government's achievements in its first year in office, oldest ally Shiv Sena remained silent on the performance of the NDA regime. Tue, 26 May 2015 19:01:40 +0530 After Court Rap, Centre Softens Stand on AAP Government Striking a conciliatory  note, the Centre today said it will not interfere with the functioning of the AAP government, a day after it was hauled by the Delhi High Court over the "suspect" notification that gave the Lt Governor massive powers in some matters. Tue, 26 May 2015 18:55:01 +0530 Manmohan Singh Threatened Me If I Did Not Cooperate on 2G Issue: Ex-TRAI Chief Tue, 26 May 2015 18:49:46 +0530 Petroleum Minister Blames Odisha Government for Posco Delay Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and the ruling Biju Janata Dal were engaged in a war of words on Tuesday, as he blamed the Odisha government for the delay in setting up the Posco project and recommending mines in favour of the South Korean steel major. Tue, 26 May 2015 18:48:18 +0530 Black Money: Yash Birla's and Four Other Swiss Bank Accounts Revealed The names of these five Indian nationals have been made public in Switzerland's Federal Gazette. Tue, 26 May 2015 17:55:00 +0530 Centre Trying to Dilute Spirit of Constitution: Sisodia The central government has encroached upon the rights of the Delhi assembly by issuing a notification curbing the powers of the AAP government, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday. Tue, 26 May 2015 17:11:55 +0530 People Voted for Selfless Leadership and They Got Selfie Leadership: Nitish Tue, 26 May 2015 17:03:03 +0530 Modi to Visit Bangladesh June 6-7 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a two-day state visit to Bangladesh from June 6, it was officially announced. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:44:15 +0530 I'll Go to Any Extent to Protect India, Says Parrikar Parrikar's comments came days after he courted a controversy saying "terrorists have to be neutralised only through terrorists." Tue, 26 May 2015 16:32:35 +0530 Congress Failed the People of Amethi: Smriti Irani We have given Amethi a railway line. What could not be done in the last 10 years was done by the NDA government in one year, she asked. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:27:46 +0530 Parrikar Says Bofors Guns Are Good, But Refuses to Comment on Pranab's Remarks Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday described the quality of Swedish Bofors guns as "good" but refused to comment on remarks attributed to President Pranab Mukherjee that the controversy surrounding its acquisition was a "media trial". Tue, 26 May 2015 16:23:30 +0530 Hit-and-Run Case: Bombay High Court Allows Salman Khan to Visit Dubai Salman moved the Bombay High Court on last Thursday seeking permission to travel to Dubai for a show later this month. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:47:50 +0530 Asaram's Son Narayan Sai Walks Out of Jail After 17 Months in Rape Case Tue, 26 May 2015 15:39:58 +0530 Teesta Deal Will be Finalised Soon: Rajnath Singh asserted the Teesta water sharing accord with the neighbouring country would be finalised soon, ahead of PM's likely visit to Bangladesh. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:34:23 +0530 Modi meets President, Vice President on First Anniversary of His Government On the occasion of first anniversary of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:31:46 +0530 A Glimpse into Modi's Newspaper Reading Habit? Going by an advertisement in print media, Modi likes to read quite a few newspapers every morning. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:29:45 +0530 Three Held in Connection With Mumbai Film City Shooting Tue, 26 May 2015 15:27:29 +0530 Won't Tolerate Raising of Pro-Pakistan Slogans: Rajnath Rajnath Singh on Tuesday asserted the government will not tolerate anyone raising pro-Pakistan slogans. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:17:12 +0530 Fire Breaks Out at Delhi Minister's Office Tue, 26 May 2015 14:40:34 +0530 Government Ready to Help Construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya: Minister Union minister Shripad Naik today said the government is ready to aid the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. Tue, 26 May 2015 14:27:27 +0530 One Year Modi Rule Has Brought India Out of Policy Paralysis: Amit Shah The BJP chief said Modi government had ended corruption and trust deficit and restored the dignity of Prime Minister's office. Tue, 26 May 2015 14:15:03 +0530 Centre Defends Greenpeace's FCRA Registration Cancellation Before HC Tue, 26 May 2015 14:08:22 +0530 Man Sodomises 6-Year-Old Boy in Thane, Threatens Him Against Complaining A 40-year-old man allegedly sodomised a six-year-old boy for nearly eight months and threatened him with dire consequences if he revealed the offence to anyone, police said today. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:50:15 +0530 Kejriwal Meets Jung to Discuss Functioning of Anti-Corruption Bureau In the midst of a bitter power tussle, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and discussed functioning of the elite Anti-Corruption Bureau, a day after Delhi High Court ruled that it has authority to probe central government officials, including Delhi Police personnel. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:48:44 +0530 Gadkari Defamation Case: Kejriwal Drops Plea Against Court Order Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today withdrew from Delhi High Court his case filed against a trial court decision sending him to jail in a defamation complaint by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:57:47 +0530 Two Injured in Group Clash Over Parking of Vehicles Muzaffarnagar Two persons were injured in stone pelting when a clash broke out between two groups over parking of vehicles in Miranpur town here, police said today. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:48:36 +0530 One Killed in Parcel Bomb Blast at JD(U) Leader's House in Bihar One person was killed and another seriously injured today when a parcel bomb exploded at the house of a JD(U) leader here. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:46:22 +0530 2 Held for Flying Promotional Balloons in Mumbai Airport Airspace According to police, the unidentified objects were promotional balloons filled with gas, launched by the event management company to advertise its client. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:39:17 +0530