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Lal Qalandar Blast will Give Fillip to Sindhi Nationalism in Pak: Aiyar

India February 17, 2017 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: The suicide attack at the famed Sufi shrine at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sindh is a defining moment and will give a fillip to Sindhi nationalism as the shrine is intrinsically linked to Sindhi identity, India’s first consul-general to Karachi Mani Shankar Aiyar told News18. “Pakistan has beenRead More

President Gives Nod to Wage Payment via Cheques or e-Mode

India February 17, 2017 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: The central and state governments can now specify industrial units and other establishments which will have to pay wages either through cheques or by electronically transferring into the workers’ bank accounts, as per a new law. President Pranab Mukherjee has recently given assent to the Payment of WagesRead More

Sasikala loyalist Palaniswami sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM

Sasikala loyalist Palaniswami sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM

Breaking news, India, Latest headlines February 16, 2017 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Chennai, Edappadi K Palaniswami, a VK Sasikala loyalist, was on Thursday sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, ending the 10-day political uncertainty in the state which began with caretaker CM O Panneerselvam’s revolt against the AIADMK general secretary. Palaniswami is the third person to occupy the top postRead More

India Planning to Sabotage CPEC, Says Pakistan

India February 16, 2017 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday accused India of planning to “sabotage” the ambitious $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. “We are aware of Indian (government’s) plans to sabotage CPEC,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said during a weekly briefing, adding that “India’s interference in Pakistan is not concealed”. He addedRead More

MEA Spokesperson Vikas Swarup is New Envoy to Canada

MEA Spokesperson Vikas Swarup is New Envoy to Canada

Breaking news, India, Latest headlines February 16, 2017 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: Vikas Swarup, the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, was on Thursday appointed as lndia’s envoy to Canada. Swarup, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of 1986 batch, is presently Additional Secretary. He is expected to take up his new assignment shortly, an official statement said.Read More

Prashant Bhushan Seeks Quashing of Defamation Case Against Him

India February 16, 2017 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Thursday sought quashing of a defamation complaint filed against him, Arvind Kejriwal and others by former Union Minister Kapil Sibal’s lawyer son Amit Sibal in Delhi High Court. Senior advocate Shanti Bhushan, appearing for his lawyer son Prashant, submitted before the high courtRead More

HRD Ministry Dissatisfied With AMU’s Response to its Show-cause Notice

India February 16, 2017 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: The Human Resource Development ministry is said to be dissatisfied with the responses sent by Aligarh Muslim University to the show-cause notice issued to the varsity regarding administrative and financial irregularities. In October 2016, the ministry had issued a show-cause notice to AMU Vice-Chancellor Lt General Zameer UddinRead More

HC Rejects Plea to Turn Jayalalithaa Home Into Memorial

India February 16, 2017 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

Chennai: The Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking a direction to Tamil Nadu government to convert the Poes Garden residence of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa into a public memorial. Dismissing the petition filed by S Parthiban, the division bench comprising justices Huluvadi G Ramesh and RRead More

MHA Again Returns Delhi Bill on 400% Salary Hike to MLAs

India February 16, 2017 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: A Delhi government bill to give the national capital MLAs a 400 per cent salary hike besides hefty increase in perks and allowances has been returned the second time by the Home Ministry seeking more clarifications. The Member of Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi (salaries, allowances, pensionRead More

SC sends Sasikala to 4-year jail in DA case, dashes her CM hopes

SC sends Sasikala to 4-year jail in DA case, dashes her CM hopes

Breaking news, India, Latest headlines February 15, 2017 at 3:56 am 0 comments

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday convicted AIADMK general secretary Sasikala in the Rs 66 crore disproportionate assets case. The apex court also sentenced Sasikala to a prison term of four years, and imposed a fine of Rs 10 crore. The AIADMK general secretary now cannot become the ChiefRead More