Jaitley blames ‘sudden and unusual’ demand for cash crunch

Jaitley blames ‘sudden and unusual’ demand for cash crunch

2018-04-17T12:35:33+00:00 On

Finance minister Arun Jaitley blamed a ‘sudden and unusual’ increase in the demand for cash for causing a scarcity in currency notes in some states. Commenting on the reports that banks are running short of cash in many states such as Andhra…

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…