"Due to influx of north Indians, terror activities are on the rise",Thackeray
PTI | January 24, 2012
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray today launched a fresh attack on north Indians, singling out the arrest of terrorists from Bihar, in the 13/7 serial blasts case.
"I have been saying that due to influx of north Indians, terror activities are on the rise. The arrest of terrorists hailing from Bihar, in the 13/7 serial blasts case, has confirmed my claim," Raj told reporters here.
"The Bihar connection in 13/7 case has been exposed.
Will someone pay attention towards it or not? I don't know why a fuss is made over my statements," he added.
On the warning, issued by the State Election Commissioner Neela Satyanarayan about cancelling the registration of his party, Raj said, "Can we not ask questions to the Election Commission?"
"If deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar can get away by tendering an apology, I hope the Commission will also give the same opportunity to others," he said, adding that he has not insulted the State Election Commission.
"I only want it to be impartial," he said.
Backing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who last year invited him to tour the state, as the Prime Ministerial candidate, Raj said, "If people from my party get elected as MPs, I will support Modi for the Prime Minister's post."
A digital education and awareness programme was organised by Centre for the Study of Social Change (CSSC) under union ministry of social justice and empowerment. Principal Advisor, CSSC and former Mumbai Mayor, Advocate Nirmala Samant Prabhvalkar explained to senior citizens about how to us
India stood 92nd in the latest rankings of the global talent competitiveness index. Switzerland topped the rankings, with Singapore coming second. United Kingdom was in the third position. The report accompanying the rankings said that India’s information technology (IT) sector is alre
There are two kinds of acts from the so-called fringe elements of the BJP: one embarrasses only the secular-liberals but resonates well with the party’s core constituency, and the other embarrasses the party more than the rest. Sakshi Maharaj’s latest rant is of the first type.
As per census 2011, in India, out of the 121 crore population, about 2.68 crore persons are ‘disabled’ which is 2.21 percent of the total population. In an era where ‘inclusive development’ is being emphasised as the right path towards sustainable development, focussed initiatives f
As many as 44 high potential RCS airports have been identified from among 414 airfields available in India, said a report. The FICCI-KPMG report has presented over 370 possible destinations from the high-potential RCS airports, the projected financial statements for four aircraft types and s
The Reserve Bank holds 557.77 tonnes of gold; of which, 265.49 tonnes are held overseas in safe custody with the Bank of England and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). Gold as a share of the total foreign exchange reserves in value terms ($) stood at about 5.75 percent as at end-September, 2016,