Paucity of fund not reason for recent Naxal attack in Sukma: Govt

Our Special Correspondent / New Delhi Government today rejected media reports that scarcity of fund was reason for casualty of police and CRPF personnel in the battle against Left Wing Extremism. “ It is factually incorrect to observe that lack of financial resources are a reason for casualty of valuable lives of police and CRPF … Continue reading Paucity of fund not reason for recent Naxal attack in Sukma: Govt

Turkey detains more than 1,000 for links to Gulen

Turkish authorities have detained more than a thousand people suspected of having links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. The overnight crackdown was one of the largest operations in months against the network, which Turkey blames for orchestrating a failed coup in July. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, 1,009 people were detained so far. The operation … Continue reading Turkey detains more than 1,000 for links to Gulen

Rs.one lakh cr approved for housing of urban poor

AMN Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has sanctioned 1,00,537 more houses for urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs.4,200 cr taking the total investment so far approved to Rs.1,00,466 cr. This is 307% more than the investment approved of Rs.32,713 cr during 2004-14 for affordable housing … Continue reading Rs.one lakh cr approved for housing of urban poor

Japan asks China to put more pressure on North Korea

AMN Japan has sought China’s cooperation in putting more pressure on North Korea to refrain from further provocation. The head of the Japanese Foreign Ministry’s Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Kenji Kanasugi, made the request during talks with China’s special envoy on North Korea, Wu Dawei, in Tokyo today. They are the chief negotiators for … Continue reading Japan asks China to put more pressure on North Korea

PM asks Railways to take action against corrupt officials

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Railways to take strict action against officials found guilty of corruption. Interacting through ICT-based, multi-modal platform PRAGATI, Mr Modi noted that a large number of complaints were related to corrupt practices of officials. Reviewing the progress towards handling and resolution of grievances, the Prime Minister asked railways to … Continue reading PM asks Railways to take action against corrupt officials

India affirms support for stable, peaceful Sri Lanka

AMN India today affirmed continued support to Sri Lanka for realizing its vision for a stable, peaceful and prosperous Island nation.  During the bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, India also reiterated its commitment to promote prosperity in the neighbourhood. Both sides also reviewed the progress … Continue reading India affirms support for stable, peaceful Sri Lanka

कृषि आय पर नहीं लगेगा किसी तरह का टैक्स: जेटली

नयी दिल्ली वित्त मंत्री अरूण जेटली ने आज कहा कि सरकार की कृषि आय पर किसी तरह का कर लगाने की कोई योजना नहीं है। उन्होंने नीति आयोग के सदस्य विवेक देबराय के इस बारे में दिये गये सुझाव को खारिज कर दिया। उन्होंने ट्विटर पर लिखा है, मैं स्पष्ट रूप से कहता हूं कि … Continue reading कृषि आय पर नहीं लगेगा किसी तरह का टैक्स: जेटली

दिल्ली के तीनों निगमों पर भाजपा का फिर से कब्जा

नयी दिल्ली/AMN भारतीय जनता पार्टी ने दिल्‍ली के तीनों नगर निगमों के चुनाव में भारी जीत हासिल की है। भाजपा ने 270 में से 181 सीटें जीती हैं। लगातार तीसरी बार भाजपा दिल्‍ली के स्‍थानीय निकाय चुनाव में विजयी हुई है। आम आदमी पार्टी 48 सीटों के साथ दूसरे स्‍थान पर है। कांग्रेस को 29 … Continue reading दिल्ली के तीनों निगमों पर भाजपा का फिर से कब्जा

BJP sweeps Delhi Municipal Corporation polls

  BJP has swept Delhi’s three municipal corporations – North, East and South. The counting of votes for the polls, which were held on Sunday, is underway. Of the 270 seats, BJP has so far won 137 seats, Aam Aadmi Party 33 and Congress 21. BJP is leading in 39, AAP in 17 and Congress … Continue reading BJP sweeps Delhi Municipal Corporation polls

Assam two child policy regressive: Oxfam

Our Correspondent / Oxfam India has termed Assam Government’s proposed two child policy as regressive saying it will badly impact the women and most disadvantaged in the society. It said that the proposed two-child policy is likely to further skew the ratio unfavourably as also seen in the case of China. “The disincentives that Assam … Continue reading Assam two child policy regressive: Oxfam