Nagaland: Stir by Naga tribal bodies continue

The Naga tribal organisations today continued with their indefinite stir by paralysing functioning of government offices. Nagaland Tribes Action Committee, NTAC Kohima maintained that their demand for stepping down of the Chief Minister T R Zeliang and his Cabinet colleagues have not been fulfilled and so the bandh against the government will continue. Meanwhile, state … Continue reading Nagaland: Stir by Naga tribal bodies continue

EARTHQUAKE FELT IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

EARTHQUAKE FELT IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF NORTH INDIA AROUND 10. 35 PM …PEOPLE IN NATIONAL CAPITAL DELHI AND NEARBY ARE CAME OUT OF HOUSE INFORMING EACH OTHER ABOUT THE QUAKE. PITHORAGARH IN UTTRAKHAND IS REPORTED TO BE THE EPICENTRE OF THE QUAKE. People say tremors were felt for quite sometime.. The quake reportedly shook Uttarakhand, … Continue reading EARTHQUAKE FELT IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

SC asks CPCB, states to prepare plan to check pollution

AMN The Supreme Court has asked Central Pollution Control Board, CPCB, Delhi government, Environment Pollution Control Authority, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to hold a meeting within two weeks and come out with a comprehensive plan to check pollution in the national capital. A bench headed by Justice M B Lokur today also asked the … Continue reading SC asks CPCB, states to prepare plan to check pollution

SC sets aside HC order on CBI probe against Tuki

AMN / The Supreme Court today set aside the Gauhati High Court order asking CBI to probe corruption allegations against former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki and ordered a fresh hearing on the PIL. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice N V Ramana said the former CM was not granted … Continue reading SC sets aside HC order on CBI probe against Tuki

Over 3.5 crore fake, duplicate LPG accounts identified under PAHAL

More than 3.5 crore fake and duplicate LPG accounts have been identified for 2015-16 under PAHAL as the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan informed this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today. He said, the total subsidy on domestic LPG during the financial year 2015-16 was 16 thousand … Continue reading Over 3.5 crore fake, duplicate LPG accounts identified under PAHAL

SC orders attachment of Sahara’s Ambey Valley properties

AMN / In a major setback to Sahara group, the Supreme Court has ordered to attach Ambey Valley properties in Lonavala, Pune in connection with Sahara’s default in paying the money to the market regulator, SEBI. A bench led by Justice Dipak Misra gave the direction after hearing from the counsel of Sahara and SEBI. … Continue reading SC orders attachment of Sahara’s Ambey Valley properties

RBI should cut rates by 75 bps: ASSOCHAM

AMN / Industry body ASSOCHAM has said that Reserve Bank of India should cut interest rate by 0(point)5-0(point)75 per cent in view of dismal credit growth as well as subdued demand. As the RBI Monetary Policy Committee meets on February 7-8 for next bi-monthly credit policy, Assocham has impressed upon the central bank and the … Continue reading RBI should cut rates by 75 bps: ASSOCHAM

Noida Online scam: ED stepped into probe money laundering aspect

AMN The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has joined the probe the money laundering aspect of Noida online trading scam allegedly involving Anubhav Mittal and his companies in Uttar Pradesh. The ED conducted searches at the premises of Mittal and his companies at five locations in Noida, Ghaziabad and Kanpur after registering a case under the Prevention … Continue reading Noida Online scam: ED stepped into probe money laundering aspect

Mulayam Singh rejects family feud reports

Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav today rejected the reports that there is a rift within his family saying he will campaign for the Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the ensuing UP assembly elections. Talking to reporters outside Parliament, he claimed that the SP will win the polls and Akhilesh will again become the Chief … Continue reading Mulayam Singh rejects family feud reports

TMC MPs protest in front of Gandhi statue against H1-B visa issue in US

MPs from Trinamool Congress today protested in front of Gandhi statue against H1-B visa issue in US. Holding placards, party MPs demanded Narendra Modi government to secure the interest of Indian IT firms globally. India has already expressed its concern over the decision by US President Donald Trump administration. New Delhi says Indian authorities are … Continue reading TMC MPs protest in front of Gandhi statue against H1-B visa issue in US