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 […]

Lower courts: India has more sanctioned judges, less court rooms

Lower courts: India has more sanctioned judges, less court rooms

  New Delhi, Nov 26: The number of courtrooms available for lower courts in the country is less than the sanctioned strength of judges in the subordinate judiciary, according to a law ministry document, which states that the focus now is to match their numbers. Once the numbers match, it will help improve the functioning […]

Address human development issue on priority: Ex-VP Ansari

Address human development issue on priority: Ex-VP Ansari

  Nagpur, Nov 26: Former Vice President Hamid Ansari Sunday said no effort at seeking socio–economic equality between citizens is possible unless the state, as the implementing agency, is secular in letter and spirit. He said justice and social peace demand that human development be addressed on a priority basis and made equitable. Ansari was […]

JKAACL, SaMaPa organize Sangeet Sammelan at Kamani Auditorium

JKAACL, SaMaPa organize Sangeet Sammelan at Kamani Auditorium

New Delhi, Nov 26: 13th, SaMaPa a three day Sangeet Sammelan held at Kamani Auditorium, New Delhi, organised by Pandit Bhajan Sopori and Abhay Rustum Sopori in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture Language. Various young and talented artists have participated and showed their talent by playing their instruments like tabla, harmonium, […]

Kohli calls on Union Home Minister

  New Delhi, Nov 21: Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli today called on Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh to discuss various issues including Border Area Development Programme and problems being faced by the people living in border areas of Rajouri and Poonch districts in Jammu division. A delegation of the […]

Seizure of demonetised notes

Seizure of demonetised notes

Court sends 9 persons to judicial custody New Delhi, Nov 21: A Delhi court Tuesday sent nine persons, arrested in connection with the seizure of Rs 36 crore worth of old currency allegedly linked to militant activities in Jammu and Kashmir, to judicial custody till the month end. District Judge Poonam Bamba sent the accused […]

Manmohan Singh to get Indira Gandhi peace prize

Manmohan Singh to get Indira Gandhi peace prize

  New Delhi, Nov 19: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will receive the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development this year for his leadership of the country between 2004 and 2014 and for enhancing India’s stature globally. According to a statement from the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust, Singh was unanimously chosen for the […]