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India11, Jul 2019, 4:21 PM IST
IMA scam: Karnataka neta Roshan Baig seeks 3 weeks to appear before SIT; 4 days granted
Based on an allegation raised against Roshan Baig by I Monetary Advisory Group founder, Mohammad Mansoor Khan, the Special Investigation Team had issued summons to the suspended Congress MLA in Karnataka
Viral9, Jul 2019, 1:31 PM IST
Pakistan politician mistakes aircraft graphics for reality; Twitterati have field day
Pakistan politician Khurram Nawaz Gandapur entertained Twitter once again, this time after he mistook a computer graphics for reality and tweeted about it. Soon after, Twitterati trolled him
India5, Jul 2019, 2:13 PM IST
Tiware dam breach: Maharashtra water minister Tanaji Sawant’s explanation will leave you dumbfounded!
Maharashtra water minister Tanaji Sawant said the Tiware dam breach was due to crabs. However, he is not the only one to issue such bizarre statements. Politicians in India are often inclined to speak such statements, leaving citizens baffled and even indignant.
India5, Jul 2019, 11:42 AM IST
Sedition case: Tamil Nadu politician Vaiko sentenced to 1 year in prison; gets 1-month relief from arrest
The special court judge J Shanthi sentenced Vaiko. Meanwhile, Vaiko's lawyer has approached the court to suspend the sentence under CrPC 389, that allows suspension of sentence pending an appeal by a convicted person.
India21, Jun 2019, 4:25 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: DMDK chief Vijayakanth in soup; bank puts properties up for auction
Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) chief Vijayakanth is now facing the wrath of bank officials after he allegedly failed to pay off loans.
India20, Jun 2019, 3:59 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh gang poses as CM's assistant, loots Rs 35 lakh from MLAs
The accused dropped out of engineering and had a flare for hacking. He and his accomplices used a phone spoofing app to make calls to MLAs pretending to be speaking from Andhra Pradesh chief minister’s office and ended up looting Rs 35 lakh from local and national politicians.
India19, Jun 2019, 1:18 PM IST
Rajasthan MP Om Birla's journey from grassroots politician to LS speaker
Om Birla succeeds eight-time MP Sumitra Mahajan as the Lok Sabha speaker, a post traditionally held by senior MPs
India16, Jun 2019, 12:58 PM IST
Happy father's day: 11 dad-son duos of Indian politics
From MK Stalin to Omar Abdullah, here are 11 sons, who have followed in the footsteps of their father, and have gone on to join Indian politics.
Politics14, Jun 2019, 7:27 PM IST
Congress leaders, owners of fraud firms get within kissing distance
Days after fraud companies came under the scanner for cheating Muslim investors in the name of halal investments, many photographs of the accused with politicians are now doing rounds on social media
India13, Jun 2019, 10:15 AM IST
IMA scam: Karnataka minister issues clarification on involvement; requests owner to come out of hiding
Reacting to his alleged association with IMA, the company that is under the scanner and its owner Mansoor Khan, who is absconding, here is what minorities welfare minister Zameer Ahmed Khan had to say
India12, Jun 2019, 9:27 AM IST
IMA scam: Investors protest outside Congress MLA Roshan Baig's residence in Bengaluru
Hundreds of people who had invested money in IMA thronged MLA Roshan Baig's residence. The owner of IMA, who is missing, had alleged that a "Shivajinagar MLA" had taken Rs 400 crore from him.
Politics10, Jun 2019, 8:56 AM IST
Words and afterwards: How motormouth JDS members have exposed themselves
Karnataka Transport minister DC Thammanna’s incendiary remarks against Mandya citizens for not having cast their vote for chief minister HD Kumaraswamy’s son have gone viral, inviting criticism. But certainly, he is not the first one (and hopefully, the last one) who has entered the infamous inventory of JDS politicians for not possessing the quality of savoir-faire (the ability to do and say the right thing in any social situation)
India2, Jun 2019, 6:00 PM IST
No, hawker caught on Surat train wasn't booked for mimicking politicians; railway ministry clarifies
The railway ministry clarified that the hawker wasn't booked for mimicking but for unauthorised sale of products on the train. "The defaulter himself confessed to the magistrate that he has been doing unauthorised hawking in trains since 2005," said the railway ministry statement. The repeat offender has been awarded 10 days of imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 3,500
Bollywood29, May 2019, 5:13 PM IST
Don't miss Salman Khan's ganji look at Bina Kak's daughter wedding
Actor Salman Khan has often gone shirtless for his films, but he sported the ganji look at the wedding of actress-turned-politician Bina Kak's daughter.
Politics28, May 2019, 4:48 PM IST
How Karnataka politicians, litterateurs insulted PM Modi but ended up losing face
Since 2014, a slew of litterateurs and anti-Modi politicos have been issuing distasteful remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Be it the “leaving India” or the “leaving political” jibe, they have a made a mockery of themselves as Modi has outclassed them with his phenomenal performance in Lok Sabha elections