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Development of eastern region is Govt.'s 'core priority': PM Modi  Feb 5, 12:52 pm
Dibrugarh, Feb.5 (ANI): Asserting that development of the country's eastern region was his government's 'core priority', Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking a jibe at the former UPA regime said that development should have reached the region long back.
Pak says Anupam Kher denied offer to visit Karachi  Feb 4, 5:19 pm
Islamabad, Feb. 4 (ANI): Pakistan on Thursday clarified that its High Commission in New Delhi had spoken to Anupam Kher about the visa but the Bollywood actor had said that he would not be able to travel to the country.
Visa row: Digvijay taunts PM Modi's 'good relationship' with Sharif  Feb 3, 5:28 pm
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI):Reprimanding the Pakistan High Commission for denying visa to Anupam Kher, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Wednesday taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said the actor should have been granted a visa to attend the Karachi Literature Fest despite his personal views.
Silence of 'pseudo secular' on Kher's visa denial shameful: BJP  Feb 3, 2:08 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 3 (ANI): Calling the people who speak of intolerance in the country as 'pseudo secular' Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secretary Shrikant Sharma on Wednesday said their silence on Anupam Kher visa denial issue by Pakistan was shameful.
Pak finally offers visa, Kher says 'no thanks'  Feb 3, 11:11 am
New Delhi, Feb. 3 (ANI): Following furore over Anupam Kher being denied a visa by Islamabad, Pakistan finally complied by offering him a visa to Karachi but the actor has turned down the offer.
Kher's 'friend' PM Modi must talk to Sharif to facilitate visa: Tewari  Feb 3, 8:54 am
New Delhi, Feb. 3 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Bollywood actor Anupam Kher's visa controversy, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must talk to "his drop by friend" Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and facilitate visa.
Pak govt's decision on Kher's visa should be respected: Tharoor  Feb 2, 9:19 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 2 (ANI): Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said that Pakistan Government's decision to deny visa to Bollywood actor Anupam Kher should be respected as it is their 'sovereign business' to grant or reject visas.
'Intolerance' prevalent in both India, Pakistan: Congress on Kher visa row  Feb 2, 9:19 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 2 (ANI): Criticising Islamabad for denying visa to Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, the Congress Party on Tuesday said that 'intolerance' is prevalent both in India and Pakistan.
Pak maintains stand, says Anupam Kher never submitted visa documents  Feb 2, 8:57 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 2 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Tuesday reiterated that actor Anupam Kher did not submit his documents like other participants, which is why he was denied the visa to attend Karachi Literature Festival.
Kher's visa row draws mixed reactions from Bollywood  Feb 2, 7:35 pm
Mumbai, Feb. 2 (ANI): Denial of visa to Bollywood actor Anupam Kher by Pakistan Government, on Tuesday, drew mixed reactions from the film fraternity with some expressing disappointment, while some saying that there was nothing surprising in Islamabad's stand.
Kher urges govt. to take up his visa issue with Pak  Feb 2, 6:34 pm
Mumbai, Feb. 2 (ANI): Expressing his disappointment over Pakistan denying him a visa to attend the Karachi Literature Festival, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Tuesday asked the government to take up the matter with Islamabad.
Kher questions visa denial, says Pak fears free dialogue (Update)  Feb 2, 3:06 pm
Mumbai, Feb. 2 (ANI): Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who claimed that his visa to Pakistan for attending the Karachi Literature Festival was denied, said in a series of tweets that the Pakistan Government fears free dialogue.
Pak denying me visa for my 'pro-PM stand': Anupam Kher  Feb 2, 1:52 pm
Mumbai, Feb. 2 (ANI): Veteran actor Anupam Kher on Tuesday said that his viewpoint on Kasmiri Pandits or his pro-Prime Minister stand might have forced Pakistan to reject his visa.
Pakistan denying visa to Anupam Kher sends a contradictory signal: BJP  Feb 2, 1:05 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 2 (ANI): Former home secretary and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP R.K. Singh on Tuesday said that the Pakistan High Commission denying a visa to actor Anupam Kher to attend the Karachi Literary Festival sends a contradictory signal on what Islamabad wants.
Anupam Kher denied Pak visa; High Commission refutes claim  Feb 2, 11:27 am
New Delhi, Feb. 2 (ANI): Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who was to attend the Karachi Literature Festival on February 5, has been denied visa by Pakistan.
Taken aback by Anupam Kher's mudslinging post open letter: J-K Congress leader  Feb 1, 6:08 pm
Srinagar, Feb.1 (ANI): A leader of the Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Congress Party said Monday that he recently sent an open letter to veteran actor Anupam Kher that was apparently critical of him to stop him from making negative remarks about intolerance and was taken aback when he indulged in vitriol and mudslinging.
Yashwant Sinha's statement smells of some kind of dissatisfaction: Shaina NC  Jan 31, 9:51 am
Mumbai, Jan. 31 (ANI): Reacting to veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha's burst out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government would meet the same fate as that of the Indira Gandhi-led Congress which was drubbed in the elections after Emergency, his party colleague Shaina NC on Sunday said everyone is entitled to their opinion, but this smells of some kind of dissatisfaction of not being included in larger scheme of things.
Where was your rage when 9 Dalit students died earlier: Govt. to Congress  Jan 30, 2:56 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 30 (ANI): Maintaining that the Congress was going out of their way to politicize the alleged suicide of Rohith Vemula, the Centre hit out at the grand old party asking them where their 'anger' was when nine Dalit students had committed suicide earlier at the Hyderabad Central University during the UPA regime.
Rahul Gandhi to visit Bandlapalli on Feb.2 to commemorate decade of MGNREGA  Jan 27, 4:57 pm
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Bandlapalli village in Anantapur District on February 2 to commemorate 10 years of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the flagship social sector scheme brought by the erstwhile UPA regime, to create a place in the heart of farm labourers and workers.
Women activists detained on way to Shani temple  Jan 26, 6:13 pm
Supa (Maharashtra), Jan. 26 (ANI): The police detained women activists, who were on their way to the Shani Shingnapur temple to break the centuries old tradition of not allowing the feminine gender to enter the sanctum sanctorum, here on Tuesday.
'Black day' for women, says activist after being stopped en route Shani Shingnapur  Jan 26, 4:59 pm
Pune, Jan. 26 (ANI): Women activist, who were en route Shani Shingnapur Temple to break the centuries-old tradition of not allowing them to enter the sanctum sanctorum, on Tuesday were stopped by the police near Supa in Maharashtra.
Ironical that only higher strata talks of intolerance, says Anupam Kher  Jan 25, 6:12 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 25 (ANI): Veteran actor Anupam Kher has always been outspoken on the intolerance row. This time, at the ninth edition of Jaipur Literature Festival, when asked on the issue, he said that it is ironical that only the higher-strata of society feels unsafe.
Padma Bhushan has come at interval of my acting career, says Anupam Kher  Jan 25, 6:01 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 25 (ANI): Anupam Kher, who will be honoured with the nation's second highest civilian award - the Padma Bhushan, this year for his contribution to Indian cinema, said the award has come to him at the interval of his acting career, and added that he has much more to achieve.
Anupem Kher to be awarded with Padma Bhushan  Jan 25, 5:01 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 25 (ANI): Veteran actor Anupam Kher this year will be honoured with the third highest civilian award 'Padma Bhushan' for his contribution to the Indian Cinema.
'Under fire' Smriti Irani shifts blame on Congress  Jan 20, 5:47 pm
New Delhi, Jan.20 (ANI): Facing sharp criticism over the suicide of Dalit scholar at the University of Hyderabad, Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday attempted to shift the blame on the previous UPA regime and said things would have been in place at the moment had the Congress taken action then.