Panneerselvam, Sasikala stake claim to form govt in Tamil Nadu

  AMN AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala today staked claim to form the government during a 40-minute meeting with Governor Vidyasagar Rao, who reached Chennai today. Couple of hours after caretaker Chief Minister O Panneerselvam visited Mr Rao, Sasikala called on the Governor and gave him a letter presumably containing the names of MLAs who … Continue reading Panneerselvam, Sasikala stake claim to form govt in Tamil Nadu

Fiscal deficit situation better under NDA regime: Jaitley

AMN UNION Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that fiscal deficit situation in the country is much better than what it was during the UPA regime. Wrapping up a debate on Union Budget 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha, Mr Jaitley said, the NDA came to power in 2014, the fiscal deficit was 4.6 per cent, … Continue reading Fiscal deficit situation better under NDA regime: Jaitley

India seeks extradition of Vijay Mallya from UK

India has made extradition request for fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya to the United Kingdom High Commission. Briefing media in New Delhi this evening, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said the request for Mallya’s extradition, received from CBI, has been handed over today to UK High Commission in Delhi. He said India has an extradition … Continue reading India seeks extradition of Vijay Mallya from UK

Now Aadhaar mandatory for receiving subsidised foodgrains from PDS shops

AMN The government has made Aadhaar card mandatory for receiving subsidised foodgrains from all PDS shops. Department of food and public distribution has issued a notification this regard which requires individual beneficiaries having rashan cards to furnishing Aadhaar number or under go Aadhaar authentication to receive subsidies under national food security Act. This condition will … Continue reading Now Aadhaar mandatory for receiving subsidised foodgrains from PDS shops

Opposition stages walkout from Lok Sabha

Congress, RJD and NCP today staged a brief walkout from the Lok Sabha protesting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s yesterday’s remarks against former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. As soon as Zero Hour started, Congress leader Malliarjun Kharge raised the issue and demanded Mr. Modi’s apology. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan objected to it saying the issue … Continue reading Opposition stages walkout from Lok Sabha

Air India operations head taken off flying duty for skipping medical test

TIA NEWS Acting on aviation regulator DGCA’s orders, Air India has taken off flying duties its operations department head for skipping the mandatory pre-flight medical test. Air India said that the orders to remove Air India Executive Director (Operations) Capt A K Kathpalia from flying duties were issued by the DGCA flight safety department and … Continue reading Air India operations head taken off flying duty for skipping medical test

Muzaffarnagar riots, no justice yet for gang-rape victims: Amnesty

Our Special Correspondent / NEW DELHI Amid the din of elections in Uttar Pradesh, Amnesty International India today came out with a startling report showing present government apathy towards law and order situation in the state. Amnesty report revealed that the Uttar Pradesh government has failed to expeditiously investigate and prosecute the seven cases of … Continue reading Muzaffarnagar riots, no justice yet for gang-rape victims: Amnesty

मुजफ्फरनगर दंगों के तीन साल बाद भी सामूहिक बलात्कार पीड़ित न्याय से वंचित: एमनेस्टी

एमनेस्टी इंटरनेशनल इंडिया ने आज प्रकाशित एक नयी रिपोर्ट में कहा है  के २०१३ के मुज़फ़्फ़रनगर दंगों के बाद दायर किये गए सामूहिक बलात्कार के सात मामलों की तेजी से जांच करने, उनमें अभियोजन की कार्यवाई शुरू करने और न्याय दिलाने में उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार पूरी तरह से नाकाम रही है यह रिपोर्ट, जिसका शीर्षक … Continue reading मुजफ्फरनगर दंगों के तीन साल बाद भी सामूहिक बलात्कार पीड़ित न्याय से वंचित: एमनेस्टी

Uphaar case: Gopal Ansal gets one year jail term from SC

AMN The Supreme Court today directed real estate businessman and owner of Uphaar Cinema in Delhi Gopal Ansal to serve one year jail term in connection with the 1997 fire tragedy case in which 59 people had died. The apex court, in a majority verdict of 2:1, asked Gopal Ansal to surrender within four weeks … Continue reading Uphaar case: Gopal Ansal gets one year jail term from SC

US Senate votes to confirm Jeff Sessions as next US Attorney General

Senate in US voted today to confirm Republican Senator Jeff Sessions as the next Attorney General of the United States. The Alabama senator is known for his tough stance on immigration enforcement and his early support of President Donald Trump who nominated him for the job. Session was confirmed by a 52-47 vote.