BJP unleashes attack after Rahul Gandhi takes jibe at NaMo in Berkeley speech
Not just tarnishing India’s image on foreign soil, Rahul has also defended dynastic politics- saying it’s the reality of many parties and professions in India – he’s given the examples of Abhishek Bachchan, DMK’s Stalin and the Ambanis in order to make his point.
BJP leader Smriti Irani lashed out at the Congress vice president calling him a failed dynasty. Cong in his defence came out and said that Rahul Gandhi spoke like a statesman and it was PM Modi and not Rahul Gandhi who has insulted India on the global platform.
Protests in Kolkata over Centre’s decision to deport Rohingyas
Protests have taken place in Kolkata over Centre’s stand on Rohingya refugees.
The Centre has set up a task force to identify Rohingya Muslims in different states so that the process of deporting them can take place since they are illegal immigrants in India.
Meanwhile politics has taken centre stage over the humanitarian crisis. The Congress has accused the Centre of doing injustice to the Rohingyas and said that the govt must give them shelter.
Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury took part in the rally in Kolkata today and expressed anguish.
Father Tom, abducted by IS in Yemen, rescued; to return home soon
In a big diplomatic win for India, Kerala priest father Tom who was abducted by IS has been rescued from Yemen and is all set to return to India soon. Father Tom has been rescued with constant efforts of the Indian foreign ministry. Father Tom uz-Unna Lil was abducted by Isis in March 2016 after an attack on an old people’s home run by missionaries in the southern port city of Aden.
Gajapathi Raju hints at corruption within Air India during UPA regime
In an exclusive interview to NEWSX Strategic Affairs Editor Ashish Singh, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today indicated possible corruption within Air India during the UPA regime. When asked, Ashok Gajapathi Raju said there must have been motivation behind decisions which were made, adding that there can’t be smoke without fire. Listen in to the exclusive interview.
Sasikala ousted as gen secy, Dinakaran plans ‘war’
Sasikala has been expelled as AIADMK Gen Secy. In fact, the AIADMK resolution says that Amma will be the eternal Gen Secy of the party. OPS- EPS will hold the party reins.
Dinakaran has sounded the war bugle by saying that the expulsion does not mean anything and that EPS and OPS do not have the right to oust them. He also asserted that only Sasikala can replace Amma as the general secretary.
Pradyumn murder: Ryan Pinto granted interim relief until Wednesday
Protests over the brutal murder of 7-year-old Pradhyumn inside the Ryan International School campus in Gurugram refuses to die down. Outraged parents continue to protest, demanding justice for Pradyumn, but the CEO of Ryan International School Ryan Pinto has been given an interim relief until tomorrow, because the case has been adjourned for the day.
Meanwhile, the Haryana Police has reached Mumbai to question Ryan International School’s management and staffers to probe possibility of accomplices in the murder.
I Phone: World awaits Apple’s launches on 10th anniversary
The world waits with bated breath for the Apple iPhone anniversary launch tonight. The excitement in India is no less. Apple INC had earlier asked the Indian government to extend tax breaks to suppliers so India could become a manufacturing hub. And with the Prime Minister’s make in India push, the question is: Are we looking at the next iPhone being made in India?