• NiMo, NaMo both sold false dreams: RaGa
    Published Date : 21-Feb-2018 8:50:03IST

    Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tore into the PM and Nirav Modi at a rally in Meghalaya on Tuesday. “Nirav Modi sold dreams to many people, including the government, which happily slept while he ran away with hard-earned money of people. Another Modiji, the PM, also sold dreams — of achhe din, Rs 15 lakh in everyone’s bank account, 2 crore jobs. As the Modi government nears the end of its tenure, it is clear that instead of giving hope, security and growth, they have given us only hopelessness, unemployment, fear, and violence,” he said.

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  • KTR Losing Cool?
    Published Date : 12-Feb-2018 7:34:36IST

    It seems twitteratis are trying hard to ruffle the feathers of ministers. Taking a jibe at those who trolled him, MAUD minster KT Rama Rao tweeted, “To those people who seem to have a problem with me watching a movie or changing my DP!!! Get a life guys; while I may be in public life, I am also entitled to my likes & dislikes. If you don’t like it, feel free to unfollow me.” Some twitteratis had trolled KTR for his tweet praising the movie ‘Tholi Prema’

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  • ‘India will be under Prez rule if Modi wins 2019 poll’
    Published Date : 11-Feb-2018 10:05:09IST

    Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Saturday warned that India will be under President’s rule if PM Narendra Modi wins the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Calling for all “non-BJP parties” to unite in the fight against the BJP-led NDA government, Patel said he would campaign for West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in the next general elections.

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  • Andhra official with ₹1L salary held with ₹60cr worth assets
    Published Date : 30-Jan-2018 10:48:40IST

    A senior official of Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority with a monthly salary of ₹1 lakh has been arrested after police raids revealed that he owned assets worth ₹60 crore. Officials also seized 2.7 kilograms of gold and 12.5 kilograms of silver. Pasuparthi Pradeep Kumar had joined service in May 1984 as a building inspector with a monthly salary of ₹1,300.

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  • Techie, using mobile, falls off bridge at Chennai airport
    Published Date : 29-Jan-2018 3:46:49IST

    A software professional, aged 32, fell to his death from a bridge at the Chennai airport on Monday. Police said the deceased, identified as Chaitanya Vuyuru, hailed from Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. He was at the airport to board a domestic flight when he slipped from the bridge and fell down. The incident occurred at 6.30 this morning. He was working at an IT firm in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

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  • Reddy shares selfie with man defecating in open
    Published Date : 23-Jan-2018 10:34:14IST

    Hyderabad TRS corporator ST Reddy has shared a selfie with a lorry driver defecating in open on Facebook, stating that the only way to “stop the open defecation is by shaming the drivers”. Adding that the residents had complained to him about the issue, Reddy said he wanted to ensure that Hyderabad doesn’t lose its open defecation free status.

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  • Sleepy CM Drives Trolls
    Published Date : 23-Jan-2018 11:09:41IST

    At the inauguration of the centenary building of the Kannada Sahitya Parishath in Chamarajpet, chief minister Siddaramaiah was caught dozing onstage while sitting next to minister Umashree. He woke with a start after he knocked down his spectacles. As he picked it up, stifled a yawn and tried to remain awake for the rest of the event, trolls had a field day.

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  • Survey of girlfriends please
    Published Date : 22-Jan-2018 7:02:19IST

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi took on the Opposition in a lighter vein, saying that the right wing parties always allege that men from the Muslim community have more than one wife. This was not true, he said, and asked the central government to carry out a survey on the number of wives and girlfriends. “Let them even include the number of girlfriends and the number of relationships men have and the figures will come out,” said the Hyderabad parliamentarian.

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  • PM Modi, Amit Shah are not Hindus: Prakash Raj
    Published Date : 18-Jan-2018 5:08:37IST

    Actor Prakash Raj has said he doesn’t consider PM Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah Hindus, adding that people who support killing cannot be Hindus. Declaring that he isn’t anti-Hindu, the actor said he is anti-Modi and anti-Amit Shah instead. Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde is also not a Hindu as he wants to wipe out a religion, Raj asserted. “People who say, “Kill,” according to me are not Hindus,” he further said.

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  • Ready if polls held in 6 mths: Rajini
    Published Date : 18-Jan-2018 7:05:38IST

    Actor Rajinikanth has said that he will be ready and in a position to contest the Tamil Nadu assembly election even if it is held six months from now. He also wished success to fellow actor and long-time friend Kamal Haasan on his plans to launch a political party. “We will be ready,” Rajinikanth told reporters, waiting outside his residence on Wednesday.

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  • Baahubali or suicide? Cops give you a choice
    Published Date : 15-Jan-2018 7:41:27IST

    Hyderabad traffic police on Facebook page have been taking innovative status to curb drunk and drive and other accidents. On Saturday, in one of the posts, the traffic police admin posted a status update, saying, “If the drivers are driving the vehicle carefully they will be Baahubali, however, if they drink and drive that will be suicide.” The comment section was flooded by citizens appreciating the effort of the traffic police for using humor to curb accidents in the city.

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  • TRS ready for polls any time, says KTR
    Published Date : 14-Jan-2018 1:11:37IST

    The TRS is ready for an election any time as it has fulfilled all the promises it made to the people, said IT minister K.T. Rama Rao even as he questioned if the BJP-led Central government has the courage to go for early elections as it has hinted. In a brief interaction with reporters in the Secretariat on Saturday evening, Mr Rama Rao said the TRS won’t be caught off guard no matter when the elections are scheduled.

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  • Porn Star Was Paid $130K To Keep Quiet About Relationship With Trump
    Published Date : 13-Jan-2018 7:27:34IST

    An adult-film star was paid $130,000 by a lawyer for Donald Trump in the weeks before the 2016 election to not talk publicly about a sexual relationship with the then-Republican candidate, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The lawyer, Michael Cohen, allegedly paid Stephanie Clifford to remain silent about an encounter at Lake Tahoe, California, in 2006, a year after he married his third wife, Melania, according to the Journal.

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  • India Visit: Obama Got Gifts worth $3,000
    Published Date : 12-Jan-2018 7:19:03IST

    Ex-US President Barack Obama had received gifts worth $3,000 (nearly ₹2 lakh) during his India visit as Chief Guest at the 2015 Republic Day Parade, the US State Department has said. Indian PM Narendra Modi had presented Obama a copy of a telegram from the US to India’s Constituent Assembly in 1946 and a hand-carved wooden box among other things.

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  • Modi Among Top 3 World Leaders: Poll
    Published Date : 12-Jan-2018 7:13:38IST

    Gallup International in its annual survey — Opinion of Global Leaders conducted across 50 nations — rated PM Modi among world’s top three leaders. The top spot went to French President Emmanuel Macron (net score 21), followed by German chancellor Angela Merkel (net score of 20). PM Modi is ranked at number three (net score 8). According to Gallup, 53,769 persons were interviewed globally. In each country a representative sample of around 1,000 men and women was interviewed either face-to-face, or via phone, or through online mediums.

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