Panic broke out after acid bottles were found outside the Chandigarh residence of information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari in Chandigarh and buoyed after ‘relief’ from the Supreme Court in the 1990 fodder scam case, Lalu Prasad visited the ashram of Pagla baba, near Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read more.
'Acid' bottles found outside Manish Tewari's house
Panic broke out after acid bottles were found outside the Chandigarh residence of information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari at sector 19 in Chandigarh. The police are investigating if any acid attack was being planned at the minister. The Union territory senior superintendent police said two bottles of liquid were found near the boundary wall of the minister's house.
Lalu puts his faith in ‘tantric’ Pagla baba
For one who was vehemently dismissive of ritualistic practices when he first became Bihar’s chief minister in March 1990, Lalu Prasad has surely come a long way as his faith in tantric Pagla baba shows. Buoyed after ‘relief’ from the Supreme Court last week in the 1990 fodder scam case, the Rashtriya Janata Dal chief visited the ashram of Pagla baba, near Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh.
Amartya Sen, Bhagwati academic debate gets caught in politics
In the span of three weeks, the differences between dueling economists Amartya Sen, a Nobel Prize winner, and Jagadish Bhagwati, a Columbia University professor, have metamorphosed from academic to political, and then perhaps, a tad personal. Sen and Bhagwati represent two of India’s well-known economic minds in the western academia and even those aware of their differences could never have conceived that it would be such a spectacle.
Aamir Khan happy about Salman-Shah Rukh hug
A few days ago, they met at an iftar party and hugged. But the two Khans — Shah Rukh and Salman — may not have imagined that their momentary act of affection will make big news. Although neither of them have talked about it, the third big Khan, Aamir, has expressed his happiness over the over the much-publicised hug.