Karisma Kapoor to flaunt Mekhela chador at LMIFW

New Delhi, March 11  Actress Karisma Kapoor will walk the Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week (LMIFW) in a Mekhela chador, a traditional Assamese attire, when she turns showstopper for designer Sanjukta Dutta here. Dutta will showcase her new collection ‘Morom’ — meaning Love in Assamese — at the forthcoming fashion gala, organised by the Fashion […]

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LS elections choice between Modi and chaos: Jaitley

New Delhi, March 11 Calling the upcoming Lok Sabha elections a choice between chaos and Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said what the Opposition had promised to be a “mahagathbandhan” (grand alliance) was turning out to be an alliance of several conflicting “gathbandhans” with multiple leaders, each trying to outwit the other. […]

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National security takes over jobs as key concern: Survey

New Delhi, March 11  National security has taken over issues such as unemployment as one of the major concern areas for the people after the air strike on terror camps in Pakistan, according to the CVOTER-IANS opinion tracker. Unemployment was the number one issue on the mood of the people tracker at the start of […]

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Day after poll dates out, BJP top brass go into huddle

New Delhi, March 11  A day after Lok Sabha poll dates were announced, the BJP’s top brass on Monday began discussing their election preparedness and strategies with party chief Amit Shah meeting office bearers and Home Minister Rajnath Singh meeting members of the manifesto committee. The Lok Sabha polls will be held in seven phases […]

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Rahul says ‘Masood Azharji’, invites BJP barbs

New Delhi, March 11Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday stirred a controversy after he referred Jaish-e-Mohammad founder Massod Azhar as ‘Masood Azhar ji’ giving fresh ammunitions to the BJP, which said the Congress “loves terrorists.” While addressing the party’s booth presidents in national capital’s Indira Gandhi Stadium, Gandhi while hitting out at the National Security […]

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Is Grand Alliance threat to BJP in Jharkhand real?

Ranchi, March 11 With the announcement of parliamentary election schedule, both the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the opposition Grand Alliance are making claims and counter-claims of increasing their tally this time round. Jharkahnd will go to polls on April 29, and May 6, 12 and 19. In a bid to give a tough […]

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Trinamool to announce candidates’ list on Tuesday

Kolkata, March 11  West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress will announce its candidates’ list for the Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday, party supremo and chief minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Monday. Banerjee said the list would be declared after meetings of the party’s steering committee and district presidents. “We will announce the list at a […]

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Modi thanks Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince for OIC invite

New Delhi, March 11  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke over telephone with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and thanked him for the invitation extended to India to address the OIC Foreign Ministers’ Council as a Guest of Honour. An official release said the leaders expressed happiness at the growing strength […]

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