As the Maharashtra deadlock on a possible Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress alliance continues, it has given a handle to the Janata Dal (Secular) to taunt the Congress in the run-up to the bypolls in the State.Former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday came down heavily on the Congress and said it had no moral right to accuse the JD(S) of lacking in ideology given the situation in Maharashtra. Congress leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly Siddaramaiah had stated that the JD(S) lacked ideology and had no stance in elections. Mr. Kumaraswamy asked what moral high ground Mr. Siddaramaiah would take now that his party was talking of an alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra. “Siddaramaiah used to make a hue and cry about the communal nature of the BJP’s politics. But the Congress, in its quest for power, is talking to Shiv Sena, which espouses hardcore Hindutva,” he said. “While the BJP is known to pursue soft Hindutva, the … [Read more...] about Kumaraswamy taunts Congress for talks with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra
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The Telangana government on Saturday ruled out any further talks with the striking employees of the Road Transport Corporation (RTC), though the employees’ union offered to drop their main demand of merger of the corporation with the state government as a pre-condition for talks.Principal secretary (transport) and in-charge managing director of RTC Sunil Sharma submitted a counter-affidavit in the state high court stating that the situation in the corporation had reached an irreversible stage.On the announcement of the Joint Action Committee of the Telangana RTC unions that they would drop the demand for merger of RTC with the state government for now, Sharma said there was no guarantee that they would not raise the demand again in future.“They said they were setting aside the demand for merger only temporarily but not completely. In future, they may raise the issue again and the situation would come back to square one. So, there is no question of holding any talks with … [Read more...] about Telangana RTC employees drop merger demand; too late, says govt spurning talks
CHANTILLY (France): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held wide-ranging talks with French President Emmanuel Macron during which the two leaders discussed issues of bilateral and mutual interests to further boost the comprehensive strategic partnership. "This visit will add to the ground covered during previous interactions with the French leadership," Modi tweeted ahead of his talks with Macron at Chateau de Chantilly, one of the finest jewels of French cultural heritage, located about 50 kms north of Paris. Macron explained the historic significance of the chateau to Modi and took him around the centuries-old building. The two leaders held one-on-one interaction which was followed by the delegation-level talks. Earlier, Prime Minister Modi was accorded a red carpet welcome at the airport where he was received by Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian. "Landed in France, marking the start of a key bilateral visit. India and France enjoy extremely … [Read more...] about PM Narendra Modi holds talks with French President Macron
TV stars Tina Datta and Mohit Malhotra, who are currently playing the lead roles of 'Jaanvi' and 'Aakarsh' in And TV's supernatural show 'Daayan', were in news in March this year when the actress accused him of inappropriately touching her during filming of intimate scene. Later, the reports suggested that the onscreen couple have ironed out their differences and will start afresh. But the latest buzz suggests that, all is still not well between Mohit & Tina as they are not on talking terms. Tina Datta (Photo: Instagram) According to an entertainment portal, "Tinaa and Mohit are not on any talking terms before the director calls 'Action' and after he calls 'Cut'." The report further stated that they don't even exchange any words with each other when director explains them scenes jointly. Mohit Malhotra (Photo: Instagram) Speaking about the same, a source told SpotboyE that, "Tinaa and Mohit are so much into their own characters. Besides, they are fine … [Read more...] about ‘Daayan’ lead couple Tina Datta and Mohit Malhotra NOT on talking terms?
Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Saturday ruled out any further talks with striking employees of the Road Transport Corporation (RTC), though employees’ unions offered to drop their main demand of merger of the corporation with the state government as a pre-condition for talks.Sunil Sharma, principal secretary (transport) and in-charge managing director of RTC, submitted a counter-affidavit in the state high court stating that the situation in the corporation had reached an irreversible stage.“They (RTC employees’ unions) said they were setting aside the demand for merger only temporarily, but not completely. In future, they may raise the issue again. So, there is no question of holding any talks with them,” Sharma said.Even if RTC workers come forward to return to their duties unconditionally, it would be difficult for the management to take them back into service as things have gone too far and the situation has become irreversible. “We shall wait … [Read more...] about KCR govt rules out talks with RTC staff