Other News

Lok Sabha passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there, a little past midnight […]

Frontpage News

Maharashtra Mahabharat : Devendra Phadnavis Announces his Resignation as Chief Minister

MUMBAI(TIP):  The beleaguered Devendra Fadnavis announced at a press conference here on November 26 that he will submit his resignation to the Governor. Fadnavis in his statement said that the people of Maharashtra had given […]

Frontpage News

Maharashtra Mahabharat: Supreme Court Orders Floor Test on November 27

Sena, NCP, Congress hail apex court order; BJP says will prove majority Ajit Pawar resigns as deputy chief minister Developing story I.S. Saluja NEW DELHI / MUMBAI(TIP): The high drama over government formation in Maharashtra […]

India

Narendra Modi Takes Oath as Prime Minister of India for the Second Term

*  36 ministers sworn in for a second term *  20 MPs take oath of office as cabinet ministers for the first time *  24 cabinet ministers, ministers of state sworn in *  Nine sworn in […]

Featured

It’s time airlines took a tough line against unruly VIP behavior

“Air rage” – or sudden and violent behavior by a passenger affecting those who work on flights or associated people – is a menace that has led to civil aviation authorities issuing strict guidelines on […]

India

With 82 seats, BJP makes gains in BMC polls, finishes 2 short of Shiv Sena’s tally

MUMBAI (TIP): The Shiv Sena on Thursday (February 23) emerged as the largest party in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections with 84 seats, but the BJP, which made massive gains, said it could take […]

India

Saffron leaders push for Ram Mandir before UP polls

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (TIP): The Shiv Sena asked the Narendra Modi government on Oct 13 to start constructing the Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya, joining other pro-Hindut va leaders in ra king up […]

India

Devyani Khobragade Appointed Private Secretary to Minister Athawale

NEW DELHI (TIP): Former Deputy Consul-General of India in New York Devyani Khobragade has been appointed as the private secretary to Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale. A source close to […]

Featured

Modi expansion: Shiv Sena roars, Akali Dal chooses silence

When asked to comment on the recent changes at the Centre, a Shiv Sena leader observed: “It was the BJP government’s expansion, not the NDA’s”. NDA coalition partners have reason to be unhappy. They have not […]

Featured

Bharat Mata ki jai

The rather intriguing debate over what it means to be nationalistic – or variably, a patriot – that started with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat declaring that all Indians are Hindus, and was given a far Left […]

Thousands of people rallied in New Delhi on Thursday to protest the arrest of student Kanhaiya Kumar for sedition. Source: HT
India

JNU ROW | PROTEST OVER AFZAL GURU HANGING, SEDITION ROW AND WHO SAID WHAT

NEW DELHI (TIP): The protests in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) began on Wednesday, Feb 10, when Left-oriented students’ group planned to organise a cultural program and a protest march to protest against the ‘Judicial Killing […]

Legendary Ghazal singer from Pakistan, Ustad Ghulam Ali
India

Ghulam Ali Cancels All his Concerts in India

New Delhi Nov 5: Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali, whose concert in Mumbai was called off after resistance from the Shiv Sena, canceled all his future performances in India, saying he won’t return to India until […]

Asia

Musharraf equates Bal Thackeray with Hafiz Saeed, calls Osama a Hero

In an interview to a Pakistani channel, Pakistan’s former president General Pervez Musharraf made scathing comments about Bal Thackeray and Pakistan’s support to extremist outfits in the past. Haqqani is our hero of 1980s & Osama […]

India

Complaint against Shiv Sena for ‘insulting’ President

MUMBAI (TIP): The state unit of Congress has filed a complaint against Shiv Sena for “insulting” President Pranab Mukherjee through an “objectionable” poster, which claimed that he “bowed” before the late saffron party supremo Bal […]

Rashtriya_Swayamsevak_Sangha - RSS
Featured

RSS Chief plays down communal attacks

Since Prime Minister Modi and his ministerial colleagues have chosen to report to the RSS and invite its inputs on policy issues, it is important to take note of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s annual Vijayadashmi […]

Pranab Mukherjee
India

President Mukherjee questions rising intolerance in India

Hours after another black ink incidence, President Pranab Mukherjee issued another statement on rising intolerance by fringe elements in the country. Backdrop: The President’s strong words on the need to maintain pluralism and dissent in […]

Featured

Shiv Sena brings disrepute to the world class Mumbai

Shiv Sena is in the news, and for all the wrong reasons. Acting as law makers and law enforcement on  certain issues, Shiv Sena during the last few days, have protested against some programs and forced […]

India

Sena likens NCP to blood sucking leech

MUMBAI (TIP): In a vitriolic attack on Sharad Pawar for equating the Shiv Sena to “ants that will be stuck to jaggery of power,” the ruling alliance partner on Friday described NCP as “blood sucking […]

India

Shiv Sainiks blacken Sudheendra Kulkarni’s face over Kasuri’s book launch in Mumbai

MUMBAI: Shiv Sainiks poured black paint on Sudheendra Kulkarni, former aide of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and LK Advani, in Mumbai on Monday morning, Oct 12, in protest against the launch of former Pakistan foreign minister […]

Featured

RETURN OF AWARDS – Writers stand up for right to dissent

Writer Nayantara Sahgal has returned the Sahitya Akademi Award she won in 1986 for her novel “Rich Like Us” to protest against the increasing attacks on the right to dissent, which she says are “unmaking India.” […]

Legendary Ghazal singer from Pakistan, Ustad Ghulam Ali
India

Ghulam Ali Concerts – Mumbai, Pune Cancels | Delhi Invites Him

Ghazal King Ghulam Ali & the organizers “Panache Media” have cancelled the concerts in Mumbai & Pune after Shiv Sena threatened to disrupt it, warning that no artist from that country will be allowed to perform […]

Row over derecognising madrasas
India

Row over derecognising madrasas in Maharashtra

MUMBAI (TIP): A major political row erupted in Maharashtra with the BJPShiv Sena alliance government deciding to derecognise madrasas which are engaged in imparting religion-based education. The issue is all set to compound into a major political […]

No Picture
India

Uddhav mocks BJP, says fake degrees now a political trend

MUMBAI (TIP): Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray took potshots at the BJP and said that it has become a trend to display fake degrees. “It has become a trend in politics to display fake degrees. […]

No Picture
India

SHIV SENA MP GETS EC NOTICE FOR HIS REMARKS ON MUSLIMS

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Election Commission on May 7 issued a show-cause notice to Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut for his April 12 remark that Muslims should be stripped of voting rights. The poll panel […]

No Picture
India

VOTING RIGHTS OF MUSLIMS SHOULD BE WITHDRAWN: SENA MOUTHPIECE

MUMBAI (TIP): Shiv Sena courted controversy by demanding scrapping of voting rights of Muslims, saying the community has often been used for vote bank politics, evoking sharp reactions from several political parties which accused it […]