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After meat ban, Rajasthan Govt courts another controversy over order on Bakr-Id

Jaipur, Sept 14 : Amid the raging controversy over the meat ban, the Rajasthan government has invited another by ordering students to donate blood on September 25 to mark the birth anniversary of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, an icon of the BJP and its ideological mentor of Rashtriya Swamyamsevak Sangh. Which is even more disturbing for many is the fact that ...

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Kejriwal now comes under fire over I-Day controversy

New Delhi, Aug 16 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has landed himself in another controversy with students, attending an Independence Day function that he addressed, spelling his name in a visual formation at a stadium in a national capital. The students spelled the CM’s name several times during his 40-minute speech. Responding to the controversy, Kejriwal tweeted: “Some school ...

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Teaching of core subjects is as per RTE norms: Tawde on Madarasas controversy

New Delhi, July 2: Amid controversy, Maharashtra Minister Vinod Tawde ‏ said institutions not teaching children under national curriculum framework are considered out of school. “Teaching of core subjects is as per RTE norms under which, children not taught under Nat’l Curriculum framework are considered out of school,” Tawde tweeted. “Teaching of core subjects like sci,math alongside religion in Madarasas ...

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Vinod Tawde another Maharashtra Minister to invite controversy over financial irregularities

Mumbai, June 30: Another Maharashtra Minister, Vinod Tawde, has been in the middle of a controversy following media reports that a contract awarded by him for the purchase of fire extinguishers for schools faces strong objections from the state’s finance department. Tawde, who is the education minister in the Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government happens to be the second minister in the ...

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Dress code controversy: Scottish Church College revises notice

Kolkata, June 29 : Amid criticisms, Kolkata’s Scottish Church College revised their dress code notice on Monday. The college authority published a notice on Saturday where they prescribed the students to maintain a dress code. The college authority withdrew the notice on Monday morning and after revising, reissued it. The word ‘advisory’ has been added in the notice while deleting ...

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Gadkari meets Vasundhara, declares party’s suppor over Lalit Modi controversy

Jaipur, June 22: Amid the raging controversy over controversial cricket administrator Lalit Modi’s connections with the BJP high-ups union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday met Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to declare the party’s support to her. “The whole party is behind her,” said Gadkari, “she has done nothing illegal.” His assertion puts an end to Raje’s future about whom ...

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Karnataka Governor amid controversy over splurge

Bengaluru, June 4 : Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala stands amid a controversy after an RTI query revealed excessive spending by him. The RTI reply shows that the Governor’s office had claimed Rs 2.3 crore for renovation and Rs 10 lakh more were spent on chartered flights for his official visits, media reports say. The bill states that Rs 40 ...

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Maggi controversy: States ordered to test all variants

New Delhi, June 3 : In a major setback for Nestle India, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has ordered all states and Union Territories to test all variants of Maggi noodles. FSSAI has also stated that celebrities endorsing the brand can be held accountable and face upto Rs 10 lakh as fine. According to reports, results of the ...

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Maggi controversy: More states order sample tests, Delhi govt summons Nestle officials

New Delhi, June 3 : Adding more troubles to Nestle India, the Delhi government, which on Tuesday said that it had found 10 of 13 Maggi Noodles packs it tested “unsafe,” has summoned officials from the company. In fact amid a nationwide panic over Maggi Noodles containing harmful ingredients like lead and mono-sodium glutamate or MSG, shares in Nestle dropped ...

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Protests outside IIT Madras : Ban controversy lingers

Chennai, May 30 : The controversy over banning a students gourp in IIT Madras following its criticism of Narendra Modi Government started snowballing as members of the  Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) staged demonstrationon Saturday outside the instititution  condemning the Human Resource and Development Ministry. The Radical Students’ Youth Front and Thanthai Periyar group will also be staging protests ...

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