NIA takes over probe into RSS leader’s murder in Punjab

NIA takes over probe into RSS leader’s murder in Punjab

  Ludhiana, Dec 1: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will now probe the sensational murder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ravinder Gosai in Ludhiana, Punjab. According to reports, the country’s apex investigating agency has been handed over the case. Earlier on November 22, the NIA had taken over the custody of Ramandeep Singh and […]

Rahul Gandhi questions Gujarat govt’s power purchase decisions

  New Delhi, Dec 1: In order to corner the ruling BJP in Gujarat, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain why four private firms were favoured for purchasing power during 2002-16 in his home state. Rahul Gandhi today took to Twitter and sought to know from the Modi-led […]

Heavy rain lashes South Tamil Nadu, Kerala; death toll mounts to 12

Heavy rain lashes South Tamil Nadu, Kerala; death toll mounts to 12

  Chennai, Dec 1: Heavy rains continued to batter coastal areas of Kerala and south Tamil Nadu on Friday, crippling normal life, even as Cyclone Ockhi lay centered about 80km north-northeast of Minicoy in Lakshadweep. The death toll in the two states in rain-related incidents rose to 12. As the toll due to Cyclone Ockhi […]

Delhi HC asks Omar to participate in maintenance case without delay

New Delhi, Dec 1: The Delhi High Court Friday directed former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to participate “without any delay” in the maintenance proceedings involving his estranged wife in a family court here. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal said Omar should address the arguments in the matter before the family court on December […]

Ganga calls on Union Minister for MSME

Ganga calls on Union Minister for MSME

  New Delhi, Nov 30: Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga today called on Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Giriraj Singh and discussed the proposed development projects for J&K. During the meeting, Ganga briefed the Union Minister about various development programmes and initiatives being taken up by […]

Omar challenges maintenance proceedings: HC reserves order

Omar challenges maintenance proceedings: HC reserves order

  New Delhi, Nov 29: The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s plea challenging the maintenance proceedings involving his estranged wife in a family court here. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal said she would pass an order on Abdullah’s plea which has claimed that the petition […]

Critical not to disturb fraternity of separation of powers: Prez

Critical not to disturb fraternity of separation of powers: Prez

  New Delhi, Nov 26: President Ram Nath Kovind said Sunday that it was critical not to disturb the fraternity of separation of powers and maintain a “delicate balance” while exploring the relationship between the judiciary, the executive and the legislature as they are all equal. The three organs of the state should be conscious […]

India-Pak likely to come face-to-face at SCO summit

India-Pak likely to come face-to-face at SCO summit

  New Delhi, Nov 26: India and Pakistan will come face-to-face in Russia’s Sochi next week for the SCO summit. Diplomatic sources from both countries said though that there was no proposal yet for any bilateral engagement on the sidelines of the summit. While external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will represent India at the summit, […]

No compromise on fundamental rights: CJI

No compromise on fundamental rights: CJI

  New Delhi, Nov 26: There can be no compromise on a citizen’s fundamental rights, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra said today while responding to the assertion of Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad that governance “must remain” with those elected to govern. On Prasad’s remark that “PILs cannot become a substitute for […]

Govt, judiciary, bureaucracy must work for new India: Modi

Govt, judiciary, bureaucracy must work for new India: Modi

  New Delhi, Nov 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday stressed on the need for the three pillars of the Indian democracy — Government, judiciary and bureaucracy — to strengthen each other and work together for a new India. The three pillars of democracy are all members of one family and should work together to […]