Archive for October 10th, 2017

Is holding of Lok Sabha and assembly elections simultaneously feasible?

Election Commissioner O P Rawat announced on October 4 that the Election Commission is “logistically equipped” to hold simultaneous polls for the Lok Sabha and Assemblies by September 2018.  The EC has informed the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Modi, Rawat said during a media conference.

The EC…

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Steps to celebrate a smarter Diwali

Bengaluru  Oct 10 (ANI): Diwali is all about fun and celebrations. It’s that time when we are all about the happiness and less about how much it costs. This isn’t wrong either.

Diwali comes only once a year and some of our most cherished memories are around this…

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‘Padmavati’ stars overjoyed with ‘Padmavati’ trailer response

Mumbai, Oct 10:  Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who looks ethereal as the titular character in “Padmavati”, has expressed gratitude for the roaring response of the audience and film fraternity to the trailer of the period drama. Her co-stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapur too are “overwhelmed” with the reactions…

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Karan V Grover flaunts rugged look for ‘Spotlight 2’

Mumbai, Oct 10 : The first look of actor Karan V Grover in the role of a rockstar in Vikram Bhatt’s web series “Spotlight 2”, has him standing on a stage and strumming his guitar, while sporting a rugged avatar.

He sports long hair and a beard for the Viu…

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Juhi Chawla to present TV show ‘Sharanam’

Mumbai, Oct 10 :  Juhi Chawla will introduce India’s spiritual diversity and heritage through TV series “Sharanam”. She is happy about associating with an “offbeat” project.

The series is voiceover-led, and Juhi’s emotive voice will add an extra edge to the breathtaking locales captured on camera, read a…

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Corruption charges against Jay Shah ‘baseless’: Minister

Kochi, Oct 10 :  The Congress’s allegations of corruption against Jay Shah, son of BJP President Amit Shah, are baseless, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday.

Jay Shah had done nothing wrong in his business, Prasad told media persons here.

“What’s happening now is that a conspiracy…

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Samsung bullish on Indian tab market, unveils ‘Galaxy Tab A 2017’

New Delhi, Oct 10: While the tablet shipments continue to dip in India, Samsung on Tuesday said the company is bullish on the future of tablets in the country and plans to introduce new products to give a wholesome experience to its consumers.

The shipment of Tablet PCs recorded a…

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NIA will ‘fully choke’ terrorists of foreign funding: Rajnath (Lead)

New Delhi, Oct 10 :  Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the NIA will “fully choke” terrorists and separatists of foreign funding to curb terrorism that he described as a “curse for the civilised society”.

The Minister said being an autonomous body, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) had done its…

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Shamli tragedy: UP CM orders inquiry, directs DM to help ailing children

Shamli (Uttar Pradesh)  October 10 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday directed that an inquiry be launched by the Commissioner of Saharanpur into the toxic emission in Shamli district that led to more than 200 children of the Sarswati Shishu Mandir falling sick.

The chief minister has…

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Smriti Irani slams Rahul in Congress bastion

Amethi (UP), Oct 10 (PTI) Union minister Smriti Irani launched a blistering attack against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today and alleged that the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation here had not returned land taken from farmers.

Irani was addressing a public meeting in this constituency, seen as a bastion of the…

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