Chandigarh, Feb 25 (ANI): Criticising the Railway Budget 2016 presented on Thursday, former railway minister Pawan Bansal on Thursday said he found nothing new in the budget, except for bio vacuum toilets, adding that there should be public awareness on it. He added that he don't know how successful it will be. It is dangerous if people are not aware of it. Bansal further alleged that the BJP-led NDA Government is repeating the old thing as done by the UPA regime.
Pragya Singh Thakur’s praise of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse has left the BJP squirming. Modi said he cannot forgive Pragya Singh Thakur for calling Nathuram Godse a “deshbhakt”. Though she apologised soon after, but the damage was done.
To commemorate the aerial strike in which Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down an intruding aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in Jammu and Kashmir on February 27, his Squadron has taken on a new sobriquet - Falcon Slayers.
Pratap Bhanu Mehta, VC of Ashoka University comes as a guest to Adda in midst of a parliamentary election in which all the consequential questions have been thrown up - from Hindutva & secularism to national security & autonomy of institutions.
Cyclonic Storm ‘Fani’ has intensified into a Severe Cyclonic Storm & can turn into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm in the next 24 hours. The convergence of winds has lead to rain & thunderstorms over Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, & Andhra Pradesh.
PM Narendra Modi arrived at the Collectorate Office in Varanasi. Leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) were already present at the office to greet the PM. BJP chief Amit Shah welcomed PM Modi by offering a shawl to the latter.
While addressing a public rally in West Bengal’s (WB) Asansol, WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said, “PM Narendra Modi didn’t come to Bengal earlier but during elections, he needs votes from Bengal.