Everything you need to know about Bhandari: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Bhandari: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 9 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former spokesperson of the party's state unit Madhu Chavan was booked by the Mumbai police for rape and cheating, after a 50-year-old woman approached the Kalachowkie police station, alleging that he had been raping her for the last 20 years with promises of marriage.
Shimla, March 12 (IANS) Pandemonium prevailed in the Himachal Pradesh assembly on the first day of the budget session as the opposition BJP members protested the speaker's delaying a decision on their two adjournment motions.
Shimla, March 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Tuesday accused his predecessor Prem Kumar Dhumal in the illegal mass tapping of phones of politicians and bureaucrats when he was heading the erstwhile BJP government. Dhumal refuted the charges.
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) After an audio cassette was recovered that projected Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in bad light, the mass phone tapping in Himachal Pradesh has sent alarm bells ringing for his predecessor, Prem Kumar Dhumal.
Shimla, March 5 (IANS) The Congress in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday demanded a speedy probe into the mass phone-tapping of politicians and government officials during the previous BJP regime.
Shimla, Mar 2 (IANS) Less than a day after the completion of a probe into the alleged mass phone tapping during the previous BJP regime in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday said that the investigation would be handed over to the state vigilance and anti-corruption bureau.
Shimla, Mar 2 (IANS) Less than a day after the completion of a probe into the alleged phone tapping during the previous BJP regime in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday said that the investigation would be handed over to the state vigilance and anti-corruption bureau.
Shimla, Mar 1 (IANS) Another report into illegal phone tapping, allegedly by the previous BJP government in Himachal Pradesh, Friday said 350 telephone calls, mostly of politicians and bureaucrats, were recorded.
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) In the wake of the Delhi gang-rape, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday announced it is constituting a special committee to check crimes against women.
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Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's top police official has been transferred after Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh alleged that his phones, along with those of hundreds of others, had been tapped and rooms bugged when he was in the opposition.
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday directed Mumbai Police to submit an investigation report in a money laundering and land grabbing case against state Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare by Feb 22.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) One of the accused in the Delhi gang-rape has been declared a minor by the Juvenile Justice Board, a lawyer said here Monday.
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) Christian groups in the state Monday took umbrage at a 2013 calendar showing Jesus Christ holding a cigarette and a beer and urged the Maharashtra government to initiate action.
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Charmi Kaur, who plays a prostitute in upcoming Telugu romantic-drama "Prema Oka Maikam", has a crucial part in the movie, says Telugu producer D. Venkata Suresh. He insists she wasn't cast to boost the movie's glamour quotient.
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) As the mist swirls over northern India, this week's books make for the ideal lazy read.
Kathmandu, Jan 2 (IANS) Nepal has welcomed more than 598,200 tourists in 2012, a 10 percent increase over 2011, making tourism one of the largest sources of revenue.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The insurance benefit or accident cover that comes with a new credit card may not be as transparent as is made out to be. Ask a Gujarati credit card owner's family that was made to run circles to get the benefits from Standard Chartered Bank after his death but finally got a reprieve from the apex consumer court.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Politician?activist Arvind Kejriwal has said he will launch his political party here Monday.
Gurgaon, Nov 1 (IANS) Eighteen Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were Thursday presented with the President Police Medal at the Kadarpur CRPF Academy campus here.
Sydney, Oct. 21 (ANI): Retired Indo-Australian entrepreneur and NSW Second XI captain Danny Bhandari has combined both cricket and business as he seeks to inspire youngsters in the country and in India.
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The 59th Senior Men's National Boxing Championship will be held in Hyderabad from Oct 30 to Nov 4.
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has held that a university here has to provide equal reservation to disabled candidates in admission as available to scheduled caste and scheduled tribe candidates to avoid "discrimination".
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) In a pronouncement of considerable significance that could check the judiciary's overstepping into legislative and governmental functioning, the Supreme Court has said the question of fixing the poverty line was in the domain of expert bodies like the Planning Commission and the judiciary could not engage itself in setting the nation's economic policies.
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Condolences poured in from political leaders of Maharashtra for union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh soon after the news of his death spread across the state.
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Air India strike continued for its 55th day Saturday, taking the national carrier's revenue losses to an estimated Rs.605 crore, while two more of the agitating pilots on a hunger strike were hospitalised.
Air India Pilots are still awaited for justice even after 72 hours of hunger strike. The hunger strike of pilots continued for the 4th day with the agitation entering its 52nd day. With this, the strike has become the longest pilot agitation in the last 40 years.
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Noted author Stephen Cohen's comment in his book - "The Indian Army: It's Contribution to the Development of a Nation" - that the administrative and organizational changes introduced after India acquired independence from British colonial rule, wherein an effective alliance was created between politician and the bureaucrat for the purpose of reducing the role of the military in the government's decision-making process, perhaps best sums up the views of well-known lawyer R.K. Anand in his book on civil-military relations titled "Assault on Merit".
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India declined to sell nuclear technology to Iran, Iraq and Libya in the 1980s in spite of being offered 'huge' sums of money, said a leading defence journal.
Dharamsala/London, May 13 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has spoken of a threat to his life from Chinese agents, saying there were reports that Tibetan women are being trained to harm him.
New York/New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India's nominee, Justice Dalveer Bhandari, a sitting judge of the Supreme Court, has been elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the first time an Indian has managed to get this key international post in over two decades.
United Nations, April 27 (IANS) Dalveer Bhandari, a senior judge of the Supreme Court of India was today Friday to the International Court of Justice, the primary judicial organ of the United Nations, commonly referred to as the World Court.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a challenge to the candidature of one of its judges for appointment to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), saying it could not interfere in the matter.
The Delhi High Court today restrained all media houses and others to publish, upload, distribute and any other kind of delivering the contents relating to Congress spokesperson and senior advocate of Supreme Court Abhishek Manu Singhvi's CDs in which he was shown in compromising positions........
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A paralysed man facing domestic violence charges has moved the Delhi High Court for a compensation of Rs.20 lakh and sought action against two police investigators who allegedly arrested him without giving any notice despite a lower court direction.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said the Indian Express report on the government getting spooked by an army movement highlighted a 'deep' trust deficit in the establishment.
New Delhi, Nov 5(ANI): The fourth conference of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) will be held at New Delhi on Sunday.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Saturday directed the Centre to allocate additional five million tonnes of foodgrain to the 150 poorest districts of the country.
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): The Supreme Court today banned the employment of children in circuses and directed the government to rescue children employed in the sector.
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) has demanded that the Sri Krishna Commission Report on Telangana should be rejected as its observations and recommendations were wrong and impractical.
New Delhi, March 12 (ANI): A two-day conference of the Presidents, State Commissions and the Secretaries and Consumer Affairs of the State Governments/UT Administrations is being organised by the national consumer disputes redressal commission from Monday to mark 'World Consumer Rights Day'.
Dharamsala, Jan 28 (ANI): Himachal police have seized huge amount of foreign and Indian currency at a transit home of 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorje at Sidhbari near Dharamsala.
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): Indian Customs celebrated International Customs Day on Thursday at function held here.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI/Business Wire): BMW X1 has been earned the title of India's first social car of the year or 'IndiMoto Most 'Liked' Car of the Year 2011,' by the auto classifieds site and India's largest auto enthusiast community, IndiMoto.com.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Central Government on Tuesday assured the Supreme Court that it would examine afresh its earlier decision to derecognise 44 deemed universities for lacking appropriate academic infrastructure and faculty.
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (ANI): Indian Army Chief General VK Singh, who is in Kathmandu on a four-day official visit to Nepal, will be decorated with the honorary rank of General of the Nepal Army.
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): In the wake of media reports about demolition of night shelters by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and other authorities in utter disregard of the lives of thousands of homeless destitutes, the Supreme Court on Wednesday restrained the Delhi Government from demolishing any such shelter, temporary or permanent, in the national capital.
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A Nepalese boy aged 9 is on the way to becoming the youngest person to climb the world's highest mountain, Everest.
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (ANI): Nepal has hastened the process to attract more and more tourists in order to attract one million tourists next year for the much awaited Nepal Tourism Year 2011.
New Delhi, Sept.20 (ANI-Business Wire India): Website Indimoto.com has offered to provide a free-car pool service for next month's Commonwealth Games in Delhi. It said that it would waive aside the nominal fee it charges for matching car poolers from September 20 till October 16 for those posting car pool requests not only from Delhi but from across India.
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): The Central Government on Thursday decided to release an extra 2.5 million tonnes of food grains to the various states for distribution among the poor at a BPL price following the directives of the Supreme Court on the issue of rotten food grains
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGOM) on Food will meet here today to discuss ways of implementing the Supreme Court order to distribute foodgrain 'free' to the poor, instead of letting it rot.
New Delhi, Aug.31 (ANI): The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday asserted that it had ordered free distribution of foodgrains to the poor instead of allowing them to rot in godowns, and added that it was not a suggestion as made out by Union Agricultural Minister Sharad Pawar.
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the Central Government will consider lifting the ban on sugar futures trading in the first week of September, after assessing its production situation.
New Delhi, Aug 3 (ANI): The Central Government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was well within its power under the rules of the University Grants Commission (UGC) to de-recognise the 44 deemed universities for allegedly failing to maintain mandatory quality education.
New Delhi, Aug.2 (ANI): If you have been a football lover, it is unlikely you would have missed noticing Vuvuzela during 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Kathmandu, Apr.21 (ANI): In 2007, Nepal had classified homosexuality as a crime, punishable by up to two years in prison, but now, the Himalayan nation is about to become the first in Asia to allow same-sex marriages. It is also promoting gay weddings on the world famous Mt. Everest in an attempt to become the continent's top gay tourism destination.
New Delhi / Jammu /Pune, Feb 23 (ANI): Former diplomat Romesh Bhandari on Tuesday opined that resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan would help both the countries to clear air and set ground for more substantive talks in the future.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav will visit India on a four day state visit starting from today.
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (ANI): The Council of Ministers (CoM) has approved Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav's three-day official visit to India, scheduled to start from February 15.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Appreciating the initiatives taken by the Delhi Government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday asked all the states of the country to execute the night shelter schemes for the destitute and homeless people.
New Delhi, Jan. 22 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday directed the government to ensure implementation of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (ANI): Indian Army Chief, General Deepak Kapoor, was decorated with the honorary rank of General of the Nepal Army by President Ram Baran Yadav here on Thursday.
Dehradun, Dec. 12 (ANI): A batch of 504 gentlemen cadets passed out of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) at a glittering ceremony in Dehradun on Saturday.
Varanasi, Dec 12 (ANI): Sex workers in Varanasi have welcomed suggestions by the Supreme Court to government to legalise prosituation in the country.
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI/Business Wire India): Mauryan Capital Advisors ("Mauryan"), the recently launched New Delhi based private investment firm has announced its intention to make growth capital private equity investments in small companies.
Jaipur, Oct.13 (ANI): The Rajasthan High Court has stayed the quota provided by the ruling Congress Government to Gujjars and other economically-backward communities (EBCs).
Kathmandu, Oct 12 (ANI): Maoist Vice Chairman Dr Baburam Bhattarai has slammed Defense Minister Bidhya Bhandari's recent statement at the parliament's State Affairs Committee that provisions in the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) had hindered the works of the Nepal Army and that the CPA should be reviewed.
New Delhi, Oct 5(ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday took a serious note of the construction work being carried out at Ambedkar Park despite the court's directive to halt erection of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's statues at various parks in the state.
New Delhi, Sep.21 (ANI): Former diplomats do not see anything amiss in the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, missing this year's United Nations General Assembly session in New York and opting to attend the G-20 meeting in Pittsburgh later in the week.
Kathmandu, Aug 7 (ANI): Nepal Defense Minister Bidhya Bhandari who returned to Kathmandu from New Delhi refuted any agreement with the Indian government regarding the import of arms.
Dehradun, July 1 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Wednesday inducted eight new ministers, including four Cabinet ministers. This has taken the strength of the Uttarakhand Ministry to 12.
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): A vacation bench of the Supreme Court comprising of Justices Dalveer Bhandari and A K Ganguly, has directed the Central Government to publish all steps taken to protect Indian students in Australia.
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court has asked the Central Government to provide details of steps initiated to ensure safety of Indian students facing racial attacks in Australia and Canada by June 26.
Kathmandu, June 10 (ANI): The new CPN (UML) coalition and the CPN (Maoist) have agreed to find a way out of the current political impasse' by adopting a 'middle path' acceptable to all major political forces.
Kathmandu, June 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has expanded his three-member cabinet by inducting one deputy prime minister and seven new ministers including six ministers from Nepali Congress and one from the CPN (ML) here on Thursday.
Kathmandu, June 2 (ANI): CPN (UML) chairman Jhala Nath Khanal has said that he had given the nod to take action against army chief Rookmangud Katawal but blamed Maoists for not consulting coalition partners about its procedures.
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) Veteran communist leader Madhav Kumar Nepal dispensed with god but kept the traditional Nepali attire Monday to take oath of office and secrecy at the head of a fledgling three-member cabinet, that, his rivals warned, would last only three months.
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) Veteran communist leader Madhav Kumar Nepal dispensed with god but kept the traditional Nepali attire Monday to take oath of office and secrecy at the head of a fledgling three-member cabinet, which his rivals warned would last only three months.
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) The one-year-old republic of Nepal got its second prime minister Monday with veteran communist leader Madhav Kumar Nepal being sworn in by President Ram Baran Yadav, in a brief ceremony in Rastrapati Bhavan, the presidential office, at 11.10 a.m. local time.
Jaipur, May 22 (ANI): The ongoing global economic slowdown has given the upcoming artists here an opportunity to improve the quality of their work and sell them at cheaper prices.
Gangtok, May 21 (IANS) Sikkim's former chief minister and head of the Congress' state unit Nar Bahadur Bhandari was hospitalised Thursday after he fainted and complained of breathing problems.
Pawan Kumar Chamling, founder of the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) party, was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Sikkim on Wednesday for the fourth consecutive term.
Gangtok, May 16 (IANS) Pawan Kumar Chamling, who dropped out of school after Class 5, was Saturday set to become the state's longest-serving chief minister as his Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) swept the assembly polls. This would be the fourth term in power for the man whose aim is to merge the people of his state with mainstream India.
Gangtok, May 16 (IANS) The Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) led by Chief Minister Pawan Chamling seemed to set to return to power for the fourth time in Sikkim as counting of votes cast for elections to the 32 assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat was underway Saturday.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Indians are gradually waking up to the joys of an affluent lifestyle with greater penetration of durable and consumer goods even though floor space at home is at a premium, says a new consumers' primer.
Kathmandu, May 7 (ANI): The CPN (UML) is all set to choose Madhav Kumar Nepal as the leader of the next coalition that will form the government.
Kathmandu, May 1 (ANI): The ruling CPN (UML) has threatened to quit the government if the Maoists sack Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Rookmangad Katawal.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the government to apprise it about the problems faced by schools across the country in terms of availability of basic amenities like drinking water, toilets, seating facility and classrooms.
Kathmandu, April 21 (IANS) A fresh crisis gripped Nepal and once more threatened to derail the fragile peace process as a new war broke out between the ruling Maoist party and the main opposition with the latter branding the Maoist attempt to fire the army chief as a 'systematic attack on constitutional institutions'.
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) Fighting a tortuous battle in Nepal's Supreme Court to overturn a murder conviction that sent him behind bars for life, Charles Sobhraj has fired his principal lawyer, accusing the latter of trying to jeopardise his chances of acquittal.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The global economic slowdown will not affect the foreign direct investment (FDI) flow to India as the domestic demand remains 'resilient', investment banker Goldman sachs said Monday.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court has told high courts not to let too many appeal cases pile up in their quest for 'absolute truth'.
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Unable to create a statewide mass base for itself, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is forced to be in the shadow of regional parties in Punjab and Haryana.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Mar 27 (ANI): The nine-day 'Navratri' festival began across India with religious fervour on Friday.
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Indian economy is headed towards deflation, which could raise unemployment, even as its central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was expected to cut the cash reserve ratio by some 150 basis points, says Goldman Sachs.
New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday absolved two men accused of murdering a man thirty years ago.
Dharamsala, March 12 (IANS) A court in Britain has asked Himachal Pradesh Police to speed up the probe into the murder of a British charity worker, an official said here.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Every year, the Raza Foundation, instituted by senior artist S.H. Raza, awards talented and young Indian artists.
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's economic growth will fall to 5.8 percent and inflation to one percent in the next fiscal, a leading global consultancy said in a report released Tuesday.