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Mumbai Police react to Shobha De tweet

New Delhi: Well’-known author, columnist and novelist Shobhaa De’s tweet stirred controversy. She tweeted a picture, making fun of what she thought was an overweight Mumbai police personnel. Heavy police bandobast in Mumbai today! pic.twitter.com/sY0H3xzXl3 — Shobhaa De (@DeShobhaa) February 21, 2017 Her tweet triggered a storm of abuse and criticism on Twitter. She has […] Read More »

BMC poll results: BJP’s win in civic polls a mandate on transparency, says Fadnavis

MUMBAI: As it put up a sterling performance in civic polls across Maharashtra including the cash-rich BMC, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said BJP’s victory resulted from a vote for transparency and demonetisation. A jubilant Fadnavis, who spearheaded BJP’s poll campaign, said the party’s core committee will decide the future course of action in Brihanmumbai […] Read More »

Akhilesh Yadav scared of donkeys of Gujarat: Narendra Modi

BAHRAICH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he was amused that Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was “afraid” of the donkeys of Gujarat but he on his part takes inspiration from the “loyal” and “hard working” animal. Responding to the donkey remarks made by the UP chief minister at a poll meeting in Rae Bareli three […] Read More »

UPSC prepones civil services exam; prelims on June 18

NEW DELHI: The civil services preliminary examination, to select IAS and IPS officers among others, has been preponed and it is scheduled to be held in June this year instead of August. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be conducting the examination in June after a gap of three years. The preliminary tests for […] Read More »

Bharti Airtel to buy out Telenor India

Mumbai: India’s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced that it has inked a definitive agreement to acquire Telenor (India). According to the telecom major, it has entered into a definitive agreement with Telenor South Asia Investments to acquire Telenor (India) Communications Private Limited. The acquisition is subject to requisite regulatory approvals. According […] Read More »