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28 July, 2017 5:40 AM BJP chief Amit Shah files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Friday filed his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. Shah, currently a MLA in Gujarat, will be making his debut in Parliament once he is elected, given the numbers the ruling BJP enjoys in the state Assembly. The BJP on Tuesday announced that Shah and Union Textiles 21

28 July, 2017 3:19 AM Nitish Kumar to face floor test in Bihar Assembly

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will face a floor test in the State Assembly today. The day-long special session of the Assembly will begin at 11 a.m. Nitish Kumar and the BJP claimed to have the support of 131 legislators in the 243-member Assembly. They need 122 votes to win the confidence vote. All five MLAs belonging to the BJP’s alliance partners 16

28 July, 2017 2:56 AM State mountaineers scale Mount Elbrus in Russia

Team was inspired by late mountaineer Malli Masthan Babu It was a moment of pride for adventure sports enthusiasts, as two young mountaineers from Andhra Pradesh created a record of sorts by scaling Mount Elbrus in Russia, which is the highest peak in Europe, and displaying a 50-ft Indian tricolour atop the summit at 5,640 metres. The team consisting 18

28 July, 2017 2:26 AM Post Vaghela's exit, 3 Gujarat Congress MLAs quit Congress, join BJP

Ahmedabad: In yet another jolt to the Congress in Gujarat, three MLAs considered close to Shankarsinh Vaghela quit the grand old party and joined the BJP. The rebellion leaders submitted their resignation letters to Assembly Speaker Ramanlal Vora at Gandhinagar. The development came on the day when BJP chief Amit Shah was in Gandhinagar to attend a meeting 17

27 July, 2017 8:27 PM 3 Congress MLAs defect to BJP on eve of Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, hit Ahmed Patel bid

Balwantsinh Rajput, resigned as an MLA and was declared BJP’s third candidate for the Upper House. Later in the evening, Rajput joined BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah. Along with Rajput, two other Congress MLAs — Tejashree Patel and P I Patel — also joined BJP after submitting their resignations to the Speaker. AHMEDABAD: The signs were ominous 20

27 July, 2017 3:52 PM Three Gujarat Congress MLAs quit, join BJP

GANDHINAGAR: In a blow to the Congress in Gujarat, three of its senior legislators resigned from the party and joined the BJP with the Chief Whip bagging a Rajya Sabha ticket that could threaten the chances of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's political secretary Ahmed Patel in the biennial election. Chief Whip Balwantsinh Rajput, MLA from Siddhpur who is rebel 16

27 July, 2017 2:47 PM Toilet: Ek Prem Katha stalking controversy: Here’s how Akshay Kumar reacted

Akshay Kumar, who started off the year on a good note with Jolly LLB 2, will be seen next in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha opposite Bhumi Pednekar. The film, which revolves around hygiene and sanitation, has been making headlines for right and wrong reasons. The Has Mat Pagli song, which was released in three versions-male, female and duet, was criticized as Akshay 15

27 July, 2017 1:54 PM PS4 Software Update 5.0 Could Let You Change Your PSN ID, Play PS1 Games, and a Whole Lot More: Report

The PS4 system software update v5.0 could bring a host of new features to Sony’s popular black box. We could see the PS4 gain features like access to PSOne Classics, the ability to hide or completely remove items from library; the ability to delete items from your library, the introduction of a store wishlist; an increase in the maximum number of people 29

27 July, 2017 1:38 PM PM Modi Flags Off Ayodhya-Rameswaram Train

The Rameswaram-Faizabad-Rameswaram via Ayodhya weekly express wil be known as Shraddha Sethu Express. Rameswaram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off a weekly train linking the pilgrimage centres of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh and Rameswaram, saying both are linked to Lord Rama. The Rameswaram-Faizabad-Rameswaram via Ayodhya weekly express is equipped 15

27 July, 2017 1:23 PM Three Congress MLAs join BJP in Gujarat

In yet another blow to the Congress in Gujarat, its legislators Balwant Sinh Rajput, Tejshri Patel and PI Patel joined the BJP in the midst of elections to 3 Rajya Sabha seats. The development comes at a time when Congress has fielded senior leader Ahmed Patel as its candidate for the Upper House. AHMEDABAD: In another jolt to the Congress in Gujarat 17