CBI closes inquiry into Kirti Azad’s complaint on “DDCA scam”

CBI closes inquiry into Kirti Azad’s complaint on “DDCA scam”

2018-04-05T08:12:05+00:00 On

The Central Bureau of Investigation has closed its investigation into complaints of financial irregularities at the Delhi & District Cricket Association, the Lok Sabha was informed today. “A preliminary enquiry was registered in SC-II branch (of the CBI) on 23.10.2015 against unknown…

Chief Justice refuses urgent relief on SC/ST Atrocities judgment

Chief Justice refuses urgent relief on SC/ST Atrocities judgment

2018-04-02T14:53:45+00:00 On

Chief Justice of India Deepak Misra refused to hear a petition filed by a Dalit activists’ organization seeking urgent relief from the a recent judgment by another bench that imposed restrictions on the powers of the police in cases filed under the…

Jaitley not to withdraw defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal

Jaitley not to withdraw defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal

2018-04-02T15:10:16+00:00 On

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to withdraw the defamation case filed against Aam Aadmi Party Supremo Arvind Kejriwal, according to sources. Instead, the legal team of Arun Jaitley, himself a lawyer, will mention the matter before the Chief Justice of the…

I&B Ministry data confirms blockage of salary funds for Prasar Bharati

I&B Ministry data confirms blockage of salary funds for Prasar Bharati

2018-03-28T12:13:52+00:00 On

SALARY AID TO PB Rs cr 22.05.2017 892 27.07.2017 100 23.08.2017 198 22.09.2017 198 31.10.2017 198 01.12.2017 198 22.12.2017 205 28.02.2018 2.75 Budget Allocation Rs 2800 cr Total Released 1991.75 cr Yet to be Released 808.25 cr Data related from the information…

I&B Ministry addresses allegations of bias in awarding IFFI coverage contract

I&B Ministry addresses allegations of bias in awarding IFFI coverage contract

2018-03-24T14:41:27+00:00 On

The Information and Broadcasting ministry has responded to allegations that it caused needless expenditure by getting a private company to cover the opening and closing ceremonies of the International Film Festival of India in place of Doordarshan. It has been alleged by…

BJP stares at a loss in both seats in Uttar Pradesh bypoll

BJP stares at a loss in both seats in Uttar Pradesh bypoll

2018-03-14T15:17:44+00:00 On

BYPOLL RESULTS SP/BSP/RJD BJP CONG GORAKHPUR 308,000 279,000 11,443 PHULPUR 250,000 217,100 12,444 ARARIYA 203,000 182,000 BHABUA 56,000 43,000 24,300 JAHANABAD The Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be facing an unexpected setback in Uttar Pradesh with both Lok Sabha seats seeing leads…

No FIR against Tribune reporter over Aadhaar leakage story – Govt

No FIR against Tribune reporter over Aadhaar leakage story – Govt

2018-03-10T13:01:36+00:00 On

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said no case has been registered against reporter Rachna Khaira or The Tribune newspaper in relation to the January 3 story on how Aadhaar details were available for sale at Rs 500. The report had…

AIADMK to start ‘JTV’ to take on Jaya TV and Sun TV

AIADMK to start ‘JTV’ to take on Jaya TV and Sun TV

2018-03-09T16:44:03+00:00 On

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhakam, the party of the late chief minister J Jayalalitha, has unveiled the names and emblem of the four television channels that it is planning to start. The general entertainment channel will be called ‘J TV’. In…

Center accepts resignation of TDP ministers, Modi to manage civil aviation

Center accepts resignation of TDP ministers, Modi to manage civil aviation

2018-03-09T12:50:43+00:00 On

The office of the President of India said it has accepted the resignations of the two ministers from Telugu Desam Party, and that the civil aviation portfolio will be taken over by the Prime Minster. The two ministers, Ashok Gajapathi Raju and…

Amit Shah wants a repeat of Tripura in Kerala. Here’s why he can’t

Amit Shah wants a repeat of Tripura in Kerala. Here’s why he can’t

2018-03-03T19:05:48+00:00 On

BJP President Amit Shah is not a very expressive person, but the relief and happiness on his face during the party’s regular press conference today was hard to miss. Among the questions asked of Shah was whether today marks the ‘golden period’…

“Listen to the Church” – Congress appeals to Nagaland voters

“Listen to the Church” – Congress appeals to Nagaland voters

2018-02-26T13:58:08+00:00 On

The Congress Party’s star campaigner for the upcoming elections in Nagaland, Gaurav Gogoi has once again appealed to the voters to listen to the advice of the Church when they go to polling station tomorrow. Asked what was the Congress Party’s stategy…

Kamal Hasan says ‘shocked’ at SC Cauvery verdict, but warns against politics of water

Kamal Hasan says ‘shocked’ at SC Cauvery verdict, but warns against politics of water

2018-02-17T10:31:39+00:00 On

Upcoming politician Kamal Hasan expressed ‘shock’ that the Supreme Court has reduced the quota of water allocated to Tamil Nadu from the river Cauvery, but said the matter should not be exploited for votes. “Like the farmers in Tamil Nadu, I am…

Income Tax dept identifies millions of non-tax payers using software

Income Tax dept identifies millions of non-tax payers using software

2018-02-10T08:52:12+00:00 On

The income tax department has been able to identify millions of non-tax-filers and collect Rs 26,425 cr of self-declared tax by using software to analyze third party financial and transaction data over the last six years, the finance ministry said. The income…

UP under Yogi most aggressive in Madrasa upgradation ambitions

UP under Yogi most aggressive in Madrasa upgradation ambitions

2018-02-06T13:46:18+00:00 On

Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the most aggressive state in terms of targeting traditional schools known as madrasas for upgradation. In the last two years, the state has sought to upgradeĀ 10,854 madrasas under the Center’s ‘Quality Education in Madarsas’ scheme. This is…

PADMAAVAT PROTESTS: Haryana DGP warns of ‘strict action’ against miscreants, 31 arrested

PADMAAVAT PROTESTS: Haryana DGP warns of ‘strict action’ against miscreants, 31 arrested

2018-01-25T16:20:38+00:00 On

Haryana Police denied rumors of widespread violence in the state associated with the exhibition of the film Padmaavat and reassured cinema-goers of ‘full protection’. The assurances come a day after malls and vehicles in Gurgaon, the commercial capital of Haryana, came under…

Hardik Patel meets Praveen Togadia, deplores attempts to silence VHP leader

Hardik Patel meets Praveen Togadia, deplores attempts to silence VHP leader

2018-01-16T15:15:50+00:00 On

Hardik Patel, who recently joined with the Congress Party to give a scare to the BJP in Gujarat state elections, said attempts are being made to silence Vishva Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia. Gujarat state Congress President Arjun Modhwadia was also present…