Cyber crimes rose between 2014 and 2017: Govt

Cyber crimes rose between 2014 and 2017: Govt

  New Delhi, Jan 5: Cyber crimes cases registered in the country have grown in the last three years, with the number rising from 9,622 and 11,592 to 12,317 during 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively, the government said Friday. During the Question Hour in Rajya Sabha, members expressed concern over the safety of digital transactions, […]

Conference of DGPs, IGPs at Tekanpur today, PM to attend

Conference of DGPs, IGPs at Tekanpur today, PM to attend

  New Delhi, Jan 5: Top police officers of the country will discuss issues such as cyber terrorism, impact of social media and radicalisation of youth at a three-day conference in Madhya Pradesh that will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval will also […]

SC issues notice to State Govts on rights of orphaned children

SC issues notice to State Govts on rights of orphaned children

  New Delhi, Jan 4: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the West Bengal Government and all the other State Governments after hearing a petition filed by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) accusing the West Bengal Government of gross violation of rights of the orphaned children. A three-judge bench […]

Govt, opposition spar in Rajya Sabha over triple talaq bill

Govt, opposition spar in Rajya Sabha over triple talaq bill

  New Delhi, Jan 3: A united Opposition faced-off with the Centre over the triple talaq bill, which was tabled in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday. As Union Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 for discussion, pandemonium broke out in the Upper House. The government, which […]

India, Pakistan exchange 27th list of nuclear installations

New Delhi, Jan 1: India and Pakistan on Monday exchanged, through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, a list of their nuclear installations and facilities for the 27th consecutive year, a statement said.The exchange was done under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations between India and Pakistan, according to […]

Women going for Hajj without ‘mehram’ exempt from lucky draw

  New Delhi, Dec 31: Muslim women who have applied to go for Hajj without a ‘mehram (husband or a male first blood relation as guardian) this year have been exempted from the lucky draw system that the Hajj Committee operates, the government said on Sunday. This means that all the 1,300-odd women who have […]

18 trains cancelled due to fog in north India

  New Delhi, Dec 29: As dense fog continues to engulf north India, train services remain affected in Delhi. North-western plains, including Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and West Uttar Pradesh, were covered under dense fog Friday morning. At least Delhi-bound 18 trains were cancelled, 35 delayed and five rescheduled due to dense fog in many parts […]

Triple Talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha next week

Triple Talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha next week

  New Delhi, Dec 29: The triple talaq bill which was passed in Lok Sabha on Thursday, will be tabled in Rajya Sabha next week. The government is likely to face a tough task in the upper house as opposition parties will be seeking amendments to the bill. Being in minority in the Rajya Sabha, […]

Note-ban, GST became possible due to PM Modi’s leadership: Parrikar

Note-ban, GST became possible due to PM Modi’s leadership: Parrikar

  Mumbai, Dec 29: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said decisions such as demonetisation and the roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax could be implemented because of the “bold leadership” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “These decisions have the capacity to make India an economic giant in the years to come. Difficulties in their […]