People want AIADMK government to continue: Jayalalithaa

Chennai, Jan 23 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday said people were of the view that her government should continue. Replying to the debate on the motion of thanks to Governor K. Rosaiah’s address in the assembly, Jayalalithaa said that in 2011, people wanted a change and brought about a change by […]

Congress formed trust to give money to Netaji’s daughter

Kolkata, Jan 23 : The secret files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose declassified on Saturday have revealed that the All India Congress Committee (AICC) had created a trust in 1954 in favour of his daughter Anita providing a monthly maintenance of Rs.500. According to the documents, the trust of Rs.2 lakh in favour of Anita […]

Kerala bar scam: Excise minister resigns as court orders case

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 : Kerala’s Excise Minister K. Babu on Saturday handed over his resignation to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, after a court ordered a case against him for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs.50 lakh to permit closed bars to continue to function. Babu said it was the “result of a conspiracy” hatched by […]

Modi silent on talks with Putin, should have spoken to Abe: Sugata Bose

Kolkata, Jan 23 : Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s grand-nephew and parliamentarian Sugata Bose on Saturday found fault with Prime Minister Narendra Modi for choosing the revolutionary leader’s birthday to declassify files, and said he should have spoken to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to clear the air about Netaji’s “death”. Sugata Bose, who has been […]

Modi government not open-minded: Author Nayantara Sahgal

Kolkata, Jan 23 : Author Nayantara Sahgal on Saturday criticised the Narendra Modi government for not being open-minded and termed the current situation of “attack on dissent” as the “Indian brand of fascism”. “The way things are proceeding now, under Hindutva, I am just waiting for the day when the culture minister puts sarees on […]