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Everything you need to know about Khirachora Gopinath Edso: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Thousands of traders in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, along with prominent state politicians, courted arrest Thursday demanding scrapping of the new Local Body Tax (LBT), officials said.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Realising that passage of the food security and land acquisition bills would be difficult with the BJP not letting parliament function till tainted ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar were removed, the Congress Tuesday accused the opposition of being anti-poor.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) The number of tigers in Kerala's forests has gone up to 100 due to excellent protection measures for the wildlife, an official said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has opposed the proposed construction of Sethusamudaran canal project for which the Ram Setu will be cut through.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The ruling Congress and its union ministers Tuesday praised the railway budget as "commendable" while the opposition, including the BJP and the Left, criticised it as "disappointing" and an eyewash.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Opposition parties created a ruckus in the Lok Sabha Tuesday when Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal began announcing the launching of new trains and this forced him to skip a few pages of his budget speech.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Three suspicion-evoking bags were seized in the city Monday - one each from outside an army hospital and two markets - causing a scare till the time bomb disposal squads declared them harmless, said police.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Three suspicion-evoking bags were recovered in the capital Monday - one each from outside an army hospital and two city markets, police said.
Washington, February 24 (ANI): Boys who are overweight or obese have lower quality of life scores than their normal weight peers, researchers including an Indian origin have found.
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday hinted he was open to the idea of his party joining hands with cousin Raj Thackeray's MNS, speaking off political reactions in Maharashtra.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Wednesday said that it would soon be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Pakistani university to increase cooperation in education between the two nations.
Nagpur, Dec 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders were detained Tuesday evening and later released after they blockaded the Maharashtra assembly in Nagpur over the alleged irrigation scam, FDI in retail and price rise.
Nagpur, Dec 11 (IANS) Thousands joined the march to 'gherao' (surround) the Maharashtra assembly called by the BJP here to protest over issues like FDI in retail, price rise, corruption and rights of farmers.
Patna, Dec 3 (IANS) In the wake of senior BJP leaders backing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for the job of prime minister, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Monday threw a challenge at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, asking him to make clear his stance.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The BJP Sunday backed senior party leader Sushma Swaraj's statement that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was "fit" for the job of prime minister, terming him a "very popular and successful" chief minister.
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Top political leaders from various parties, industrialists and social personalities paid their tributes to late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at an event here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Nov. 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani on Saturday said Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray's demise has left a gaping void in the country's politics, which will not be easy to fill.
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar visited ailing Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray at his Matoshree residence in suburban Bandra here today.
Mumbai, Nov 15 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday tweeted about ailing Bal Thackeray's demise, which he later retracted and apologized to Shiv Sena supremo's family.
Mumbai, Nov 15 (ANI): The health condition of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray turned very critical last night and he was put on life-support system.
New Delhi, Nov. 13 (ANI): Principal of Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Dr. Meenakshi Gopinath, on Tuesday said that the students were eagerly anticipating the arrival of Aung San Suu Kyi, who studied in the prestigious institution in the 1960s.
Gurgaon, Nov 7 (IANS) India, after a surge, is stuck with a five percent growth because there is no consensus on the economic reforms even after they were introduced 30 years ago, Gita Gopinath, professor of economics at Harvard University, said here Wednesday.
Bangalore, Nov 3 (IANS) A private complaint was filed Saturday against Karnataka Urban Development and Law Minister S. Suresh Kumar alleging that he recommended freeing of 4.2-acre state-owned land from government control to the brother of a lawmaker.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will soon start undergraduate, post-graduate and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) courses for deaf students, an official said Sunday.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The BJP Thursday kept away from the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum allocation over panel chief P.C. Chacko's "indecision" on calling as wintesses the prime minister, the finance minister and two former ministers.
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Deputy leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha Gopinath Munde is set to take on the Congress-NCP combine in Maharashtra, according to indications from the BJP here Wednesday.
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) A shutdown sponsored by the opposition parties Thursday against hiked diesel prices and FDI in multi-brand retail trade drew a near-total response in Assam and affected normal life.
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The trading community downed shutters of shops and commercial establishments Thursday, but Mumbai suburban trains, BEST buses, public transport and flights operated normally during the opposition-sponsored all-India shutdown, officials here said.
Mumbai/Hyderabad, Sep 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde today urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign, a day after the Trinamool Congress Party withdrew support to the UPA-II Government over a dispute related to reforms.
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to depose, BJP sources said.
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Panelists at the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect conference here Wednesday agreed that investment by the state in delivering healthcare and education to achieve higher human development index is sustainable to achieve faster growth with slight modifications.
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With a three-day workshop on research methodology for its faculty inaugurated Wednesday, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be focusing more on research activities, officials said.
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde Saturday said his party would take the coal blocks allocation issue to the people as part of its campaign to shame Prime Minister Manmohan Singh into resigning.
Sidelining the all speculation regarding the resignation of PM in the Coal allocation is only BJP demand, JD (U) chief Sharad Yadav has reiterated that his party is with BJP in its protest over the issue.
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav said Thursday that his party was with National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partner BJP in its protest over the coal allocation scam.
Panaji, Aug 28 (IANS) A Vedanta Resources-owned company has been asked to shut down for 48 hours its coke oven plant in Goa's mining belt by the pollution control authority.
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) Navelim village in Goa's mining belt shut down Monday in protest against what they called "heavy pollution" emitted from an iron processing plant operated by the Sesa Goa Limited (SGL).
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R Ashoka arrived here Saturday on a three-day goodwill mission aimed at wooing back the northeast people who had left Bangalore and some other cities following rumours of attacks on them.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of the panel, accusing some Congress members of using "foul language" even as the Congress condemned their action.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of the committee, calling it a "kangaroo court".
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) vice chancellor Wednesday said strengthening the student support services at the regional centres is the university's priority.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Gopinath Pradhan is the new vice- chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), a statement released here said Wednesday.
National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) candidate for vice presidential election Jaswant Singh filed his nomination to Lok Sabha Secretary T.K. Vishwanathan, who is the Returning Officer for the vice presidential election.
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): National Democratic Alliance's vice presidential candidate Jaswant Singh filed his nomination papers here on Friday afternoon.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate 'Emerging Kerala 2012', the flagship global connect programme of the state government to be held at Kochi from Sep 12 to 14, officials Monday said. The event will be attended by many national and international luminaries.
Guwahati, June 30 (IANS) Playing the tribal card, former Lok Sabha speaker and NDA presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Saturday appealed to politicians in the mostly Congress-ruled northeastern states - a large share of who are tribals - to support his candidature "without any doubt or fear".
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) The death of a passenger at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport in Guwahati Saturday raised serious questions about the facilities available at the airport.
Beed (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) In a jolt to senior Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde in his home district Beed, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Friday retained the Kej assembly seat, the by-election results of which were announced here Friday afternoon.
Guwahati/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The presence of mind of the two pilots, one of them a woman, saved the lives of 48 passengers and crew aboard a Guwahati-bound Air India plane Sunday after it was noticed that one of the two front wheels of the aircraft was missing as it came in to land here.
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) The presence of mind of two women pilots saved the lives of 48 passengers and the crew aboard a Guwahati-bound Air India plane Sunday after it was noticed that a front wheel of the aircraft missing as it came in to land here.
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) At least 48 passengers on board an Air India plane had a close shave Sunday morning after the aircraft developed a technical snag mid-air after take off from the Silchar airport, over 350 km from here.
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown against rising prices and inflation paralysed life in large parts of Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai with public transport off the roads and government buses being stoned in several places.
Mumbai, May 25 (ANI): Sushma Swaraj and Lal Krishna Advani were the most notable absentees from Bhartiya Janata Party's (BJP) customary public meeting that followed the two-day National Executive here, fanning speculations of a growing rift within the party.
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The BJP Friday anticipated the imposition of another Emergency in the country, saying the situation was similar to the pre-emergency era of 1974.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national executive meeting here next week will be kept "simple" as Maharashtra is facing a severe drought, a senior party leader said Friday.
New Delhi, May 9(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday in a sharp response to Sonia Gandhi's "fashionable" comment said, that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)- II government had failed to address the problems of people.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday distanced itself from senior party leader Yashwant Sinha favouring Congress leader and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as a presidential candidate.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed as a reflection of the Congress's frustration its party chief Sonia Gandhi's statement that it had become "fashionable" to criticize the government.
Thrissur (Kerala), May 2 (IANS) Close to two dozen people were injured Wednesday as an elephant participating in the Thrissur Pooram festival ran amok, police said.
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) A Mumbai-bound Jetlite flight was grounded after the aircraft developed a major technical problem while trying to take off from here Wednesday, leading to a delay in the arrivals and departures of other flights too, an airport official said.
Thrissur (Kerala), May 1 (IANS) Thrissur Pooram, one of Kerala's most famous festivals, began Tuesday morning as thousands of people gathered to witness the visual extravaganza.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Indian publishing is carving a formidable space for itself on the Commonwealth Book Prize list for 2012 with five titles published in the country on the shortlist.
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Reliance Industries' subsidiary Reliance Industrial and Investments Holding Friday said it has written off 90 percent of investments in aviation cargo and logistics company Deccan 360.
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh undertakes a daylong visit to Assam Friday amid a shutdown called by the anti-talks faction of the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), which also carried out two blasts in the state a day earlier.
Sydney, April 10 (ANI): Children who consume soft drinks regularly may be at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease, researchers including one of an Indian origin have warned.
A recent study has revealed that, children consuming different types of soft drinks on daily basis had had narrow arteries at the back of their eyes, which could possibly enhance the chances of heart disease and high blood pressure on them in their later stages of life.
Sydney, April 4 (IANS) Children who consume soft drinks daily had narrow arteries at the back of their eyes, which could increase their chances of heart disease and high blood pressure in later life, says a study.
Siliguri, March 28 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit West Bengal and other parts of eastern India early Wednesday, the meteorological department said. There have been no reports of loss of life or property so far.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The government Monday announced raising of interest rates on small savings such as National Savings Certificate (NSC), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and post office deposits by up to 0.50 percent for the next financial year beginning April 1.
Tinsukia, Jan 2 (ANI): At least three persons were injured when suspected militants hurled a hand grenade in a busy market place here on Monday.
New Delhi, Nov. 23 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has distributed forms to its lawmakers at a Parliamentary Party meeting, asking them to declare that they do not have black money stashed abroad.
New Delhi/Bangalore/Mumbai, Aug 17 (ANI): In order to show solidarity with social activist Anna Hazare, a large number of people took to streets across the country to support the anti-graft movement.
Hyderabad, July 17 (ANI): Authorities at the Chanchalguda Jail in Hyderabad have opened a bakery at a special prison for women, to make the best use of their time in jail and earn revenue through the sale of products manufactured by the prisoners.
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Gopinath Munde on Wednesday ruled out quitting the party, saying that he has put across his "grievances" to the party top brass.
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): After much speculation of Gopinath Munde's differences with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he made it clear on Wednesday that he is not leaving the party.
Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): The meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) top brass to find a solution to the unending rift between party President Nitin Gadkari and Gopinath Munde ended here on Tuesday with the party making all attempts to pacify the sulking leader.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani has intervened to resolve the crisis in the party's Maharashtra unit as Gopinath Munde has been sharing cold vibes party president Nitin Gadkari over the appointment of Vikas Mathkari as the party president of Mumbai, instead of the candidate he had proposed, former BJP (Mumbai) General Secretary Yogesh Gogawale.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): With Gopinath Munde publicly airing his resentment against the Nitin Gadkari camp on his home turf, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) top brass is meeting in New Delhi today to discuss the crisis in the party's Maharashtra unit.
New Delhi, June 18(ANI): Brushing aside rumours of him joining the Shiv Sena, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde on Saturday reached New Delhi for a high-level party meet.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders will meet here today in an attempt to bring around sulking Maharashtra leader Gopinath Munde amid intense speculation whether he would remain in the party.
Guwahati, June 4 (ANI): In an endeavor to spread awareness among students and scholars about archives, Assam recently hosted its annual archive week showcasing important historical artifacts.
Kuala Lumpur, May 28 (ANI): Malaysians of Indian origin have been asked to apply for India's scholarships under the Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC).
Washington, April 21 (ANI): An Australian study, led by an Indian-origin scientist, has found that six-year-olds who spent the most time watching television, using a computer or playing video games had narrower arteries in the back of their eyes - a marker of future cardiovascular risk.
Gajapati, Nov 8 (ANI): Police arrested four Maoists after a brief encounter with them at Gopinath village in Orissa's Gajapati district.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday met Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde to end the deadlock over salary hike for MPs.
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Researchers at University of Alberta have discovered potential treatment for a deadly disease called pulmonary hypertension.
Mumbai, June 26(ANI): Activists of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) protested against the Union Government's decision to hike fuel prices here on Saturday.
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): Leaders of 13 political parties, constituting the Third Front, have decided to take on the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance on the price rise on April 27.
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): New office-bearers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) met on Thursday in New Delhi.
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), Apr 4 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde has said it would have been better if he had remained as the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist than joining politics.
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Ending a three-month long suspense, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari announced the party's new team of office bearers on Tuesday, which consists of 121 members, including 13 Vice-Presidents, 10 General Secretaries, 15 Secretaries and one treasurer.
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Opposition on Tuesday assured the Central Government of the requisite support in the Parliament to pass the controversial Women's Bill after the withdrawal of support by some of the allies of the Congress led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government.
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): Noted journalists Vir Sanghvi and Pritish Nandy have revealed that they will be jointly filing a Right To Information (RTI) application with the Central Information Commission (CIC) with regard to this year's Padma Award list and the questionable inclusion of Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal in it.
New York, Jan.26 (ANI): New York-based Indian American hotelier and Padma Bhushan recipient Sant Singh Chatwal today rubbished the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) allegation of financial wrongdoing and said that he had been cleared of all charges.
Bangalore, Dec 29 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Shyamala Gopinath said here on Tuesday that it is closely monitoring the spiralling inflation, but would keep in mind the need to encourage growth before making changes to monetary policy.
New Delhi, Nov 25(ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday reiterated the demand that Pakistan should dismantle the terror network operating from its soil.
Guwahati, Sep 27(ANI): The 58th edition of 'Bordoloi trophy', one of the most awaited football tournaments of the year for all sports lovers in the northeast especially in Assam, was recently held at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in Guwahati.
Mumbai, Sep 19(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena on Saturday expressed confidence about emerging victorious in the forthcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
Mumbai, Sep.19 (ANI): Issuing its first list of candidates for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday gave ticket to Poonam Mahajan, the daughter of the deceased BJP leader, Pramod Mahajan from Ghatkopar West area.
Mumbai/Lonavla, Sep.8 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde said on Tuesday that he is ready to court arrest and has challenged the local authorities to try and stop him from heading to curfew-imposed Sangli.