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21 October, 2017 5:21 PM Hegde’s name will figure in invite as per protocol, says Siddaramaiah

Union Minister threatens to shout slogans against Tipu if he does take part in event The controversy surrounding the State-sponsored Tipu Jayanti celebrations hotted up on Saturday with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah lashing out at Union Minister of State for Skill Development Anantkumar Hegde and Bharatiya Janata Party MP Shobha Karandlaje for their decision 35

21 October, 2017 9:33 AM Union minister asks Karnataka govt not to invite him to Tipu Jayanti event

BENGALURU: Union minister Anantkumar Hegde has conveyed to the Karnataka government not to invite him to the "shameful" event of Tipu Sultan Jayanti on November 10. "(I have) conveyed (to) Karnataka government not to invite me to shameful event of glorifying a person known as brutal killer, wretched fanatic and mass rapist," Hegde said in a tweet yesterday 19

21 October, 2017 8:33 AM Tipu Sultan was brutal killer, wretched fanatic: Anantkumar Hegde

Union Minister of State for Skill Development Anantkumar Hegde has made it clear that he will not participate in any events in celebration of Tipu Sultan Jayanti.  Bengaluru: Union Minister of State for Skill Development Anantkumar Hegde has made it clear that he will not participate in any events in celebration of Tipu Sultan Jayanti. In a letter addressed 63

19 October, 2017 12:52 PM PM Narendra Modi spends Diwali with 'family'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked Diwali 2017 by visiting the Gurez sector near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. In what has become a tradition of sorts, PM Modi spent the Diwali greet troops of the Indian Army and the Border Security Force, distributing sweets and gifts to the jawans and officers whom he called "his family". Clad in an Army jacket 170

18 October, 2017 7:24 PM Haley pushes UN to follow tougher US stance on Iran

UNITED NATIONS: US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council on Wednesday (Oct 18) to follow in the US footsteps and confront Iran over what she described as its "aggressive, destabilising and unlawful behavior" in the Middle East. The council met for its monthly debate on the region just days after US President Donald Trump refused to certify 27

18 October, 2017 7:06 PM From Nepal to US, how Diwali is celebrated across the world

Here's a little Diwali trivia for you. 10 countries have declared holidays on Diwali. And the list doesn't include India. NEW DELHI: Did you know Diwali is an official holiday in 10 different countries, not counting India. And did you also know that the festival of lights is celebrated in a big way in at least 25 nations with major Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Sikh populations 61

17 October, 2017 4:13 PM Nirmala Sitharaman to spend Diwali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will spend Diwali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an official statement said on Tuesday. The two-day visit, starting on Wednesday, will be her maiden visit to the Andaman and Nicobar Command as Defence Minister. The statement said she will celebrate Diwali with troops and interact with their 24

16 October, 2017 10:41 PM On Row Over Taj, Mamata Banerjee's Response: 'What Of British Heritage?'

Dubbed the eighth wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal had been dragged into a huge political row. Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee may be accused of minority appeasement once again, but the Bengal Chief Minister could not let this occasion pass. Asked to comment on BJP lawmaker Sangeet Som's comment that the Taj Mahal was built by "traitors", Ms Banerjee said, "I am ashamed 39

16 October, 2017 11:52 AM Swraj Paul honoured for contributions to manufacturing, education

Prominent NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has been conferred with the Life Time Achievement Award here for his outstanding contributions in the fields of manufacturing industry, education and philanthropy. The 2nd British Asian Achievers Awards, organised by Jagatwani, a Hindi weekly, was held at the Grosvenor Hotel here on Friday. According to the citation 20

16 October, 2017 4:57 AM Triumph Street Triple RS India Launch Live Updates: Price, Specifications, Features

Triumph will launch the Street Triple RS today. This will be the second new-generation Street Triple variant to be launched in India after the Street Triple S was launched in India earlier this year. The RS gets more power, better equipment and a longer list of electronics as compared to the S. Triumph will launch the top-spec model of its popular naked 36