The New Indian Express - Nation - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:05:34 +0530 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:18:10 +0530 Nation Karnataka CM unhappy with change in Governor Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, said that he was unhappy with the Central government having appointed a new governor for the state without consulting him. Former speaker of Gujarat assembly, Vajubhai Vala, will take oath as the new Governor of Karnataka on Monday. Siddaramaiah added he would have welcomed any person, had he been consulted by the Narendra Modi-led government. Vala will take the oath of office and secrecy under the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court, DH Waghela. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:30:36 +0530 Indian Air Force Personnel Arrested for Leaking Inside Information to Pakistan Police arrested an Indian Air Force personnel in Pathankot city of Punjab for leaking inside information to Pakistan. Sunil Kumar was arrested at the Pathankot Air Force base for trying to sell India-related defense information to a Pakistani woman, Meena Raina. The cyber squad of the Pathankot air base monitored his movements via the internet with Raina and saved the conversations. After accumulating enough evidence against Kumar, Indian Air Force removed him from his post and handed him over to the police. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Pathankot, Rakesh Koushal, said Kumar had shared a lot of information within a short span of time. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:22:27 +0530 We Want to Follow Japan's Model of Skill Development: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, while addressing a gathering at Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said that India wants to follow the Japan's model of skill development. Modi laid stress that India contains maximum youth population and we aim on fulfilling the workforce requirement in our country itself. He also said that India wants to join in the research revolution of Japan as there is no end to research. Modi also said that in the maiden budget, India took various initiatives of introducing FDI in infrastructure, Defence and the benefits of these decisions will be seen globally. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:57:47 +0530 UP CM Akhilesh Yadav Leaves for Netherlands Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who will be visiting the Netherlands along with a delegation to attract overseas investment in the state, has left the official residence of his MP wife Dimple Yadav in Delhi to catch a flight. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:53:35 +0530 PM Modi Meets Japan's Foreign Minister and Industry Minister to Discuss Bilateral Issues Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, in Tokyo to discuss bilateral and multilateral issues. Modi, on his first major foreign visit to Tokyo, after taking up the post as the prime minister of India, arrived on Saturday for a five-day trip aimed at capitalising on a personal affinity with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bolster security and business ties in the face of an assertive China. Japan wants explicit guarantees from India, which has not signed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, to limit atomic tests and allow closer inspection of its facilities to ensure that spent fuel is not used to make bombs. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:49:55 +0530 India-Japan May Agree on Two-Plus-Two Security Framework During crucial summit talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe today, India and Japan are likely to agree to launch a ‘two-plus-two’ security consultative framework involving their Foreign and Defence Ministers. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:45:33 +0530 Bodh Gaya to host international Buddhist conclave A meeting was organised in Bihar to discuss preparations for upcoming International Buddhist Conclave to be held in temple town of Bodh Gaya. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:45:13 +0530 Truck Rams Into Bus, Kills 10, Injures 30 In Rajasthan In an unfortunate incident in Rajasthan’s Pali district, 10 people have been killed and around 30 have been left injured after the bus they were travelling in was hit by a truck this morning. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:44:00 +0530 Sushil Modi Will Lead Us during 2015 Bihar Polls: Radha Mohan Amid intense speculations about who would lead BJP in the crucial Bihar assembly polls next year, senior party leader and Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said the polls would be fought under the leadership of Sushil Kumar Modi. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:35:25 +0530 PM Warmly Greets Japanese Monk- I Am Modi, You Are Mori “I am Modi and you are Mori" This is how jubilant Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the head monk of Buddhist temple Kinkakuji in Kyoto, during his visit to the temple today. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:33:28 +0530 Modi Gifts Vivekananda Book to Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:35:36 +0530 BJP Exploring Dubious Means to Form Government in Delhi: AAP Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday (August 29) alleged that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was exploring dubious means to form government in Delhi. AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said that the BJP was trying to poach members of legislative assembly (MLA) to shore up its strength in 70-member house. He added that BJP could misuse Lieutenant Governor Najib Jung office to achieve its objective. Delhi has been under President's rule since February when AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal resigned from the post of chief minister after his 49-day-old government failed to table its Jan Lokpal Bill in the state assembly. The assembly has been under suspended animation ever since and no party has staked a claim to form the government. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:15:09 +0530 Manjhi Tells Protesters- I Didn't Win Because Of Your Votes In what came as a surprise to protestors in Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s constituency Jehanabad today, the CM during a public meet reproached them for threatening him with ‘no votes next time’ slogans. Manjhi lost his temper at the crowd which was protesting against power cuts in the district and shouted "I don't win because of your votes." Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:08:06 +0530 Bringing Bappa Alive the Eco Friendly Way Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:32:26 +0530 Jan Dhan Yojana will be a Game Changer: Venkaiah Naidu Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:28:32 +0530 Pandals Erected as 10-Day Long Ganesh Chathurthi Begins Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:24:51 +0530 PM Narendra Modi Launches 'Pradhanmantri Jan Dhan Yojana' Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the 'Pradhanmantri Jan Dhan Yojana. The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is an ambitious scheme, under which the government would provide every household with a bank account and an insurance cover. Under the banking scheme, account holders would get a debit card and accident insurance cover of up to 100,000 rupees ($1,654). They would also get an overdraft facility of up to 5,000 Indian rupees. The first phase of the mission, starting this month, would end in August next year. The second phase will start from 2015 till 2018, covering aspects such as micro insurance and pension schemes like 'Swavalamban'. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:04:17 +0530 As Long as Earth Exists There Will be Rape: Trinamool MLA Provoking a howl of protests in Bengal, a Trinamool Congress MLA on Thursday said rapes will continue to occur as long as the Earth exists. "There was rape earlier, there is rape today. As long as the Earth exists, there will be rape," said the Trinamool legislator Deepak Haldar. Haldar had made the comments at a public meeting in his constituency on Wednesday evening. Later, he said his intent was to raise awareness. The comments have received severe condemnation from various political leaders and women activists. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:56:14 +0530 Church Becomes Temple As 60 Rustics Re-Convert To Hinduism Nearly 60 people of eight families from Asroi village of Hathras in UP, who had years ago converted to Christianity have re-converted to Hinduism. With this even the church constructed by Christian missionaries has been transformed into a temple. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:52:00 +0530 Case Against Sadananda Gowdas Son Registered Cases against Sadananda Gowda’s son, Karthik Gowda have been registered under section 376 and 420. The police confirmed that a complaint had been made in this regard by a woman who alleges sexual abuse in his hands. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:47:46 +0530