Wed, 24 January , 2018 Home About Us Advertisement Contact Us
Breaking News

India

SC rejects PIL to cancel CBFC certificate to ‘Padmaavat’

India January 20, 2018 at 5:35 am 0 comments

New Delhi, The Supreme Court today rejected a plea seeking urgent hearing on a fresh PIL that sought cancellation of Censor Board’s certificate granted to controversial Bollywood movie ‘Padmaavat’. A Bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud also trashed the submission that the screening ofRead More

Rahul tweets ‘ideas’ for PM Modi’s ‘Mann ki Baat’

India January 20, 2018 at 5:34 am 0 comments

New Delhi, January 20 Congress chief Rahul Gandhi asked Narendra Modi to spell out his plans for generating employment, taking Chinese out of Dokalam and stopping rapes in Haryana. Gandhi’s question to Modi came after the PM asked people to pitch ideas for the next ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme toRead More

PIL in SC seeks creamy layer concept in SC/ST reservation

India January 20, 2018 at 5:33 am 0 comments

New Delhi, Should the well-off among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes be excluded from the benefits of reservation in government jobs and education? A PIL filed by some members of the SC/ST community has sought introduction of the creamy layer concept in SC/ST reservation to keep the rich among themRead More

UP police chief-to-be not to be, says PMO

India January 20, 2018 at 5:33 am 0 comments

Lucknow, After 19 days, the suspense over when DGP-designate Om Prakash Singh will take charge is finally over. His name has reportedly been set aside by the PMO for being politically sensitive. Sources claim the IB has sent a report suggesting that appointing the 1983-batch IPS officer may send aRead More

Close shave for Manipur CM, 159 others as Air India flight suffers bird hit

India January 20, 2018 at 5:33 am 0 comments

Guwahati, January 20 Around 160 passengers, including Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren, had a close shave when their Air India flight suffered a bird hit while landing at the airport here. The Delhi-Guwahati-Imphal flight was grounded on Friday and passengers travelling to Imphal were left stranded. “Our AI flight wasRead More

GST council cuts tax rate on 29 items, 54 services

GST council cuts tax rate on 29 items, 54 services

India January 18, 2018 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, January 18 The all-powerful GST Council on Thursday veered around the idea of making the GST return filing process simpler to ease compliance burden for small businesses. The panel, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising representatives of all states, at its 25th meeting today decided toRead More

Status quo not altered at Doklam, says MEA

Status quo not altered at Doklam, says MEA

India January 18, 2018 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, January 18 The status quo has not been altered at Doklam, where Indian and Chinese troops were locked in a stand-off for over two months last year, the external affairs ministry asserted on Thursday and strongly rejected any suggestion to the contrary as “inaccurate and mischievous”. “Our attentionRead More

Chief Justice meets 4 senior-most apex court judges to resolve issues

Chief Justice meets 4 senior-most apex court judges to resolve issues

India January 18, 2018 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, January 18 Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Thursday held a meeting with four senior-most Supreme Court judges to resolve issues raised by them during a press conference on January 12. The meeting between the CJI and four judges–Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur andRead More

India successfully test-fires Agni-5 ballistic missile

India January 18, 2018 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

Balasore (Odisha), January 18 India on Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5 — the most advanced missile in the Agni series with a strike range of over 5000 km — from a test range off Odisha coast. The user associate test-flight of the missile has further boostedRead More

Did not oppose playing of ‘Ghoomar’ song: MP Home Minister

India January 18, 2018 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

Bhopal, January 18 Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh said on Thursday that he did not oppose the playing of “Ghoomar” song from the controversial film “Padmaavat” and claimed his remarks on the issue were “misconstrued”. Singh yesterday courted controversy for his reported remark that the popular song should notRead More