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Delhi Police being used by BJP, RSS as their private army, alleges Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday hit out at Delhi Police alleging that it was being used as RSS and BJP’s “private army” under a political dispensation that is at “war” with students across the country. He condemned police’s purported assault on protesters, including women, demonstrating over the suicide of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula near the RSS head office on January 30. “Delhi Police being used by BJP/RSS as their private

Convince Family To Follow Odd-Even Rule, Arvind Kejriwal Tells Delhi Students

Arvind Kejriwal administers pledge to combat pollution to students. Here are the highlights: I myself have 2 kids, my daughter is in IIT Delhi, and my son is class 9 in Delhi My son told me not to talk about pollution rather explain us as to what we can do Pollution cannot be seen, everything in the hall looks clear. But there are small small particles PM 2.5 is dangerous,

Human bomb alert for PM Narendra Modi's Bihar visit

A day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bihar visit, the intelligence agencies have warned of a possible “human bomb attack” on the lines of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination, a top police officer said. Modi is scheduled to visit Patna on Saturday and address a rally in Muzaffarpur. “The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has alerted Bihar government and the Special Protection Group officials camping in the state to be

Rahul Gandhi hits out at Modi govt

In a veiled attack on the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said till some people including Dalits are kept away from their rights, the nation can’t change. Addressing a public gathering here, Rahul said, “I am here to assure you that it’s my responsibility, your responsibility, everyone’s responsibility to fulfil Babasaheb’s dream.” Further hitting out at the Modi government over the controversial ban on a students group at Indian Institutes of Technology​

Smriti Irani hits back at Rahul Gandhi

Union Human Resouces Development minister Smriti Irani launched a full-frontal attack against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday and accused him of sending National Students Union of India (NSUI) members to protest at her reisdence against the ban on student group at IIT Madras. After Rahul took to Twitter to attack the HRD Ministry’s move, Smriti hit back accusing him of conspiring against her, and tweeted: “@OfficeofRG next time

IIT student group banned for criticising Modi govt, what next? asks Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led NDA government and asked what will be it’s next move after banning the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT) students from reportedly criticising the Prime Minister. Rahul took to Twitter to convey his disagreement with the HRD Ministry’s move and wrote in a message: “IIT student group banned for criticizing Modi Government. What next?” Earlier in the day, the National Students Union of India

Smriti Irani undermining HRD ministry: Opposition MPs

Four Opposition MPs have accused the Smriti Irani – headed HRD ministry of undermining higher education institutions’ autonomy and sought President Pranab Mukherjee’s intervention to check “lasting damage” to some of the IITs and central universities. The Congress’s Rajeev Shukla, Janata Dal United’s K.C. Tyagi, NCP’s D.P. Tripathi and the CPI’s D. Raja have voiced the concerns against the backdrop of controversies over the ministry’s alleged meddling in some IITs

IITs must be allowed to take decisions: Anil Kakodkar

Former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Anil Kakodkar on Friday said that IITs should be left alone to take decisions. “My term was anyway over. I had just finished attending the last core meeting and wanted to move on. I had informed the ministry that I will not be available for the selection committee meeting on March 22,” Kakodkar said while talking about the controversy over his resignation

Arvind Kejriwal will vacate Rs 85,000-a-month bungalow finally

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will be by early next week vacating the government accommodation on Tilak Lane where he has continued to stay after resigning from the post of Delhi Chief Minister, party sources said on Saturday. Delhi government had earlier issued a notice to Kejriwal asking him to pay a monthly rent of Rs 85,000 for the flat at C-II/23, Tilak Lane, in Central Delhi. However, Kejriwal had sought

 Infosys names former SAP executive Vishal Sikka as CEO

Ending months of speculation, Infosys on Thursday announced the name of Vishal Sikka, 47, the former chief technology officer and executive board member at enterprise software maker SAP, as its first non-founder Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD). Sikka will be inducted as a whole-time director of the board on June 14, said the Bangalore-based company. His entry will see the exit, from executive roles on the board,