In August 2013, Asaram was accused of sexually assaulting a 16 year old girl at his ashram in Jodhpur on the pretext of exorcising her from evil spirits. Last week, a 16-year-old girl alleged that Asaram Bapu had sexually assaulted her in his Jodhpur ashram. This is the first time the godman has been directly … Read more
My dear fellow-citizens, Brothers, sisters and dear children, I greet you all on this Independence Day. Today is certainly a day of joy for us. But on this celebration of independence we also feel pain in our hearts that our brothers and sisters in Uttarakhand had to face devastation about two months back. Our deepest … Read more
India celebrates its 67th Independence Day on Thursday amid unprecedented enthusiasm and gaiety. People of all ages, caste, religion and areas are celebrating the occasion with great enthusiasm. Independence Day was celebrated across India. In Andhra Pradesh, Chief MinisterKiran Kumar Reddy hoisted the tricolour in hyderabad. In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shiv Raj Singh Chauhan … Read more
Expressing anguish over the Uttarakhand floods disaster, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government is working with all resources under its command to rehabilitate people and rebuild the damaged infrastructure in the hill state. “On this celebration of independence, we also feel pain in our hearts that our brothers and sisters in Uttarakhand … Read more
The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has asked both India and Pakistan to resolve their differences peacefully, his spokesperson said on Tuesday. Ban is travelling to Pakistan this week, where he will also attend the country’s Independence Day celebration along with meeting the top leadership. “The Secretary-General continues to ask both parties, to resolve … Read more
In keeping with the promise made by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his Independence Day address, the Government will launch on October two a Health Insurance Scheme for 40 crore unorganised sector workers.