Actress Renuka Shahane (File Photo)

Mufti’s support to separatists killed Thirumani, says Renuka

Mumbai :  Actress Renuka Shahane, who doesn’t mince words on the country’s socio-political scenario, says Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s support to separatists killed a tourist, R. Thirumani. She said instead of “hanging her head in shame”, Mufti should “hang those behind his death”. “All Thirumani wanted was a holiday but the stone […]

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Break ‘opportunistic’ coalition with BJP: Chidambaram to Mehbooba

New Delhi : Referring to the PDP-BJP coalition in Jammu and Kashmir as the “gravest provocation” to the people in the valley, Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Tuesday urged Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to break the alliance. “(I) share J&K CM’s concern that statesmanship required to get J&K out of the vicious cycle of killings. […]

Rahul likens Modi to cell phone on speaker mode

Kolar (Karnataka) :  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi by likening him to a mobile phone, saying that “Modiji uses only speaker and airplane mode and not work mode”. Gandhi’s retort came in response to a query from reporters about Modi’s jibe at an election rally that […]

Mani Shankar Aiyar (File Photo)

Aiyar says Savarkar was first proponent of two-nation theory

Lahore :  Suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday kicked off yet another controversy by saying that Hindu Mahasabha leader V.D. Savarkar was first proponent of two-nation theory and added that he invented the term “Hindutva” to create religious divide in the society. His remark come at time when Mohammed Ali Jinnah’s portrait at […]

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Injured in stone-pelting, tourist succumbs in Srinagar hospital

Srinagar :  A tourist from Chennai, injured in stone pelting on Srinagar-Gulmarg road on Monday, succumbed to critical injuries in a hospital here, police said. The tourist, identified as R. Thirumani, 22, son of Rajwali, of Chennai was injured when stone pelters attacked a tourist vehicle in Narbal area on Srinagar-Gulmarg road. “He was shifted […]

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Congress rule created jobs in Karnataka, Modi destroyed them: Manmohan

Bengaluru :  Karnataka’s Congress government created jobs during its five-year tenure while the BJP-led Cental government destroyed them due to the mismanagement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team, said former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday. “The Congress government in Karnataka has been creating jobs for the youth. The southern state’s track record […]