Opp hit out at Amit Shah for ‘chatur baniya’ remarks on Mahatma Gandhi

TIA NEWS Opposition parties today hit out at BJP president Amit Shah for his remarks calling Mahatma Gandhi “bahut chatur baniya (very shrewd man from trading caste). Opposition parties lambasted at him and demanded apology from Shah as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly denigrating the father of the nation. Addressing a gathering … Continue reading Opp hit out at Amit Shah for ‘chatur baniya’ remarks on Mahatma Gandhi

Farmers cannot be given loan waivers: MP Agri Minister

At a time when Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is sitting on an indefinite hunger strike “until peace is restored”, state Agriculture Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen said on Saturday that farmers cannot be given a loan waiver. “The demand for loan waiver to farmers in Madhya Pradesh holds no justification as we are … Continue reading Farmers cannot be given loan waivers: MP Agri Minister

Eggs thrown at Union Agri Minister in Odisha

AMN Odisha’sYouth Congress workers on Saturday hurled eggs at Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh’s vehicle protesting the killing of farmers in Madhya Pradesh. The eggs were hurled while Singh was on the way to Jatani in Khurdha district from the state guest house here. The union minister is on an Odisha tour to attend … Continue reading Eggs thrown at Union Agri Minister in Odisha

Farmers’ outfit protest against Centre cattle notification

AMN /New Delhi Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan, a farmer outfit Friday burned the copies of Centre’s notification to ban the sale of cattle for slaughter in protest and demanded its withdrawal. All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), which is backed by CPI(M), too participated in the protest against the notification, claiming it anti-farmer in a statement. In … Continue reading Farmers’ outfit protest against Centre cattle notification

Cow substitute to Mother, God: Hyderabad HC judge

  Close on heel a Rajasthan High Court judge said peacocks copulate through tears, a Hyderabad High Court judge, B Siva Sankara Rao, on Friday called the cow a “sacred national wealth” which is a “substitute to Mother and God”. Justice Rao observed that “in this country, for those in belief who represent a majority … Continue reading Cow substitute to Mother, God: Hyderabad HC judge

Amit Shah calls Mahatma Gandhi a ‘chatur baniya’

New Delhi BJP president Amit Shah on Friday termed Mahatma Gandhi as a ‘bahut chatur baniya’ while addressing ameet in Chhattisgarh. “Bahut chatur baniya tha woh, usko maloom tha aage kya hone waala hai,” Shah was quoted as saying. He was speaking to a collection of “eminent persons”, on the second day of his three-day … Continue reading Amit Shah calls Mahatma Gandhi a ‘chatur baniya’

SBI cuts interest rate on home loans

The State Bank of India, SBI, the largest lender cut interest rate on home loans above Rs 75 lakh by 10 basis points (bps) to 8.60 percent. For salaried women borrowers, the loans will be offered at 8.55 percent. SBI, in a statement said that the new rates will be effective from June 15. The … Continue reading SBI cuts interest rate on home loans

Growth to turn around this year owing to structural reforms: Jaitley

AMN Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said, he expects the country’s growth to turn around and improve this year owing to structural reforms. He was talking to a TV channel in Washington. Mr Jaitley said, with the kind of structural reforms which are setting in, the kind of public expenditure and the foreign direct … Continue reading Growth to turn around this year owing to structural reforms: Jaitley

JAITELY to review performance of Banks on June 11

AMN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will review the performance of Public Sector Banks on Sunday in the national capital. An official release said the major issues on agenda include Non Performing Assets of the Public Sector Banks, status of MSE Credit, Stand-up India and Mudra Yojana. Financial Inclusion and literacy, review of performance of social … Continue reading JAITELY to review performance of Banks on June 11

Gulf countries must ease blockade on Qatar: US

Web Desk US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson says Gulf countries must ease the blockade on Qatar. Calling upon the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt to ease the blockade against Qatar, he said in Washington that the blockade is having humanitarian consequences. Mr. Tillerson said the crisis, which has … Continue reading Gulf countries must ease blockade on Qatar: US