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Centre encouraging intolerance, dictatorial tendencies, says Congress  Oct 13, 12:25 pm
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): The Congress Party on Tuesday cornered the NDA Government over Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma's 'Let (writers) stop writing, then we will see' remark, saying the philosophy of the ruling dispensation appeared to be encouraging intolerance, dictatorial tendencies and absolute mulish arbitrariness.
Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma has become 'uncultured': Congress  Oct 13, 11:56 am
New Delhi, Oct. 13 (ANI): Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Tuesday condemned Mahesh Sharma's remark on writers returning their Sahitya Akademi awards and alleged that the Culture Minister has become uncultured.
Mahesh Sharma cries foul after being 'misquoted' over Sahitya Akademi crisis  Oct 13, 11:06 am
New Delhi, Oct. 13 (ANI): Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma on Tuesday said that he has been misquoted by a leading English daily over his opinion on the ongoing crisis in the Sahitya Akademi and clarified that he was only against the 'platform' which the writers had chosen to show their protest.
What`s up with America`s obsession with Steve Jobs  Oct 10, 8:00 am
Washington D.C, Oct 10 (ANI): A new paper, exploring America's obsession with stories about celebrity CEO's like Steve Jobs, has suggested that it says more about our culture than the man.
Won't permit politics over art culture and music: Delhi Tourism Min  Oct 9, 12:40 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 9 (ANI): Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra, who met Ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali in the national capital on Friday, said that politics over 'art, culture and music' would not be permitted in the state at any cost and added that the entire controversy was not the example of an 'ideology' but of politics.
Tourism expo promotes Japan's culture and heritage sites  Oct 8, 1:47 pm
Tokyo, Oct.8 (ANI): At the recently-held "Tourism Expo Japan" in Tokyo, exhibitors from over 150 countries and 47 prefectures of Japan showcased their travel and business potential.
Mahesh Sharma defends PM Modi's silence on Dadri case  Oct 8, 11:58 am
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): With the opposition mounting pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and questioning his silence on the Dadri lynching incident, Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma on Thursday said it is not necessary for the former to speak on every issue.
Congress demands probe into Punjab pesticide scam, says suspension of officer not enough  Oct 7, 4:50 pm
New Delhi, 0ct.7 (ANI): Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad on Wednesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the sale and supply of pesticides that has damaged the cotton crop due to a whitefly attack, and added that suspending Agriculture Director Mangal Singh Sandhu is not enough.
Miss Himalaya pageant held in Dharamsala  Oct 6, 9:05 pm
Dharamsala, Oct. 6 (ANI): In a bid to promote culture and tourism in the Himalayan region, a beauty pageant titled 'Miss Himalaya' was organised in Dharamsala.
Dadri Police files report against Mahesh Sharma, Sangeet Som and Naseemuddin Siddiqui  Oct 6, 6:19 pm
Dadri, Oct.6 (ANI): The Dadri Police on Tuesday sent a report to the Uttar Pradesh Government against Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sangeet Som and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui for violating prohibitory orders.
IT, agriculture, SME sector promises partnerships with Central Europe  Oct 6, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): FICCI in a report 'India and Central Europe: Harnessing Business Complementarities' has talked about emerging trends in the bilateral economic and business ties and potential areas for deep bilateral cooperation.
Azam Khan leaving no stone unturned to destroy UP: Sanjeev Balyan  Oct 6, 10:47 am
New Delhi, Oct. 6 (ANI): Minister of state for Agriculture Sanjeev Balyan on Tuesday slammed Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare and Urban Development Minister Azam Khan, saying the latter was responsible for all the rampant evil in the Samajwadi Party-ruled state.
CPI accuses Mahesh Sharma of making provocative comments on Dadri lynching incident  Oct 5, 1:12 pm
New Delhi, Oct.5 (ANI): Communist Party of India leader D Raja on Monday accused Union Minister of State for Culture, Mahesh Sharma of making senseless and provocative comments on the Dadri lynching incident, which could lead to conflict in the country.
Dadri case: 'Communal harmony an integral part of nation's culture', says Akhilesh  Oct 4, 1:31 pm
Lucknow, Oct. 4 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today assured his support to the family members of Mohammad Akhlaq, who was lynched over rumours about cow slaughter in Dadri's Bishara village, and said that communal harmony is an integral part of nation's culture.
Tangkhul Naga community showcases its rich culture and traditions in Mumbai  Oct 3, 5:18 pm
Mumbai, Oct. 3 (ANI): The northeast region has a rich and diverse culture. To raise awareness about its vivacity, festivals and fairs are held across the country. Recently, a cultural day was organised by the Tangkhul Naga community, where they showcased their rich cultural heritage.
Owaisi went to Dadri to do politics, alleges Mahesh Sharma  Oct 3, 3:05 pm
Varanasi, Oct. 3 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma on Saturday alleged that AIMIM chief Asauddin Owaisi went to Dadri to do politics over the Dadri lynching case.
Here`s how e-cigarette vendors promote culture of 'vaping' online  Oct 3, 1:00 pm
Washington D.C, Oct 3 (ANI): As per a recent study, online e-cigarette vendors engage customers by using popular internet tools.
Food items contain over 12 percent unapproved pesticides, claims Govt. report  Oct 2, 9:21 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 2 (ANI): The government on Friday said it has found residues of unapproved pesticides in vegetables, fruits, milk and other food items collected from various retail and wholesale outlets across the country.
No politics should be played over Dadri killing, says Mahesh Sharma  Oct 2, 1:27 pm
Dadri, Oct. 2 (ANI): Condemning the brutal killing of Mohammad Akhlaq in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh over alleged rumours that his family consumed and stored beef in their house, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma on Friday said it was not a pre-planned event and no politics should be played over it.
Mahesh Sharma's comment on Dadri incident 'unfortunate': Congress  Oct 1, 1:32 pm
New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): Congress leader Meem Afzal on Thursday criticised the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma for his unwarranted comment on the Dadri incident.
Dadri incident should not be given communal angle, says Mahesh Sharma  Oct 1, 12:33 pm
New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma on Thursday urged the Opposition not to give a communal angle to the Dadri incident, in which a man was killed over alleged rumours that his family consumed and stored beef in their house.
'We should encourage Hackathon culture in India': PM Modi  Sep 28, 1:45 am
Mountain View (California), Sept. 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for encouraging Hackathon culture in India so that the youth are inspired to find solutions to the country's problems.
Nation celebrates `World Tourism Day` today  Sep 27, 10:30 am
New Delhi, Sept 27 (ANI): The Union Tourism and Culture Ministry is going to organise a number of events to mark the World Tourism Day that is being celebrated across the nation today.
Ethnic Dance Fest brings ancient Chinese culture on modern stage of India  Sep 26, 4:22 pm
New Delhi, Sept 26 (ANI): On Friday, when the Chinese Dance Festival 2015 held an indoor program enticingly called "Dunhuang Melody-Charm of the Silk Road" here, the audience was introduced to a vibrant ancient foreign culture.
Opposition playing vote bank politics, claims Siddhart Nath Singh  Sep 24, 2:39 pm
New Delhi, Sept 24 (ANI): Backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'secularism' remark made in Dublin yesterday, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Thursday alleged that the opposition was indulging in vote bank politics and trying to downgrade Indian culture.