Top 5 trending stories: From Art of Living to Narendra Modi and India vs Pak!
Just catching up on your news this evening? Here are the top stories you need to know about today: Sri Sri Ravishankar's Art of Living git a green signal from NGT but with a whopping fine; Narendra Modi staged a speech in Parliament; Anupam Kher and Yogi
News Nation Bureau | Updated : 09 March 2016, 07:55:33 PM
Art of Living controversy
National Green Tribunal has given a go ahead to the Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art Of Living event on Yamuna riverbed with a total fine of Rs 5 crores and certain conditions. Several concerns like shaky stage and ill effects on environment were the prime reasons NGT had asked AOL to submit details of expenses on construction of stage, levelling of flood plains, removal of debris and pontoon bridge.
Narendra Modi speech in Parliament
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday responded to the Motion of Thanks to the President for his address in Rajya Sabha. Modi appealed for passage of all pending bills in Rajya Sabha, saying it will give momentum to country's progress. He also said that the Congress is a blessed party as it never gets a bad name.
Mamata vs Bose
Ahead of the West Bengal polls, the Bhartiya Janata Party on Wednesday fielded Netaji's grand-nephew Chandra Kumar Bose against the CM candidate. He will be contesting against Mamata Banerjee for West Bengal assembly polls from Bhabanipur. The grand nephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose joined BJP in presence of party president Amit Shah on January 25.
Yogi Adityanath Vs Anupam Kher
Yogi Adityanath, BJP MP from Gorakhpur, has hit back at Anupam Kher for his speech on intolerence, saying that the actor has proved he is a â€˜real life villainâ€™. Anupam Kher has recently termed Yogi Aditya and Sadhvi Prachi as nonsense makers.
India Vs Pakistan
Dharamsala's loss is Kolkata's gain as the marquee India-Pakistan encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 on March 19 has been shifted to the iconic Eden Gardens here. The venue was one of the favorite choices of the officials as compared to other venues like Mohali and Bengaluru.