CM Amarinder Singh releases book on Khushwant Singh

AMN / NEW DELHI Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday released a book titled ‘Khushwant Singh-In Wisdom and in Jest’ written by noted journalists Onkar Singh and Vijay Shankar Narain at a function at press club of India here. Eminent guests including Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Mr. Soli Sorabjee and others were present … Continue reading CM Amarinder Singh releases book on Khushwant Singh

Rahul violated security protocol in Gujarat: Rajnath

AMN / New Delhi Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said in Lok Sabha that Congress Vice President had violated security rules in Gujarat putting himself at risk. The matter came up in the Lok Sabha after Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of the “potentially fatal” attack on Gandhi in Gujarat. The House was … Continue reading Rahul violated security protocol in Gujarat: Rajnath

Pakistan: 22 injured in a bomb blast in Lahore

WEB DESK At least 46 people were injured last night in a bomb blast in Lahore, the capital of Punjab province of Pakistan. Police said an explosive device planted inside a truck went off tonight at Bund road area, which is part of the route former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had finalised for his return to … Continue reading Pakistan: 22 injured in a bomb blast in Lahore

North Korea vows to retaliate against US over sanctions

WEB DESK North Korea has vowed to retaliate and make the US pay a price for drafting fresh UN sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons programme. The official KCNA news agency said, the sanctions, which were unanimously passed by the UN on Saturday, were a violent violation of our sovereignty. It said Pyongyang would not … Continue reading North Korea vows to retaliate against US over sanctions

Uproar in Parliament over issuing of 2 types of 2000/500 currency notes

A Akhter / NEW DELHI The upper of House of Indian Parliament, Rajya Sabha today witnessed noisy scenes with the opposition accusing the government of issuing two types of 2000 and 500 currency notes. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Congress MP Kabil Sibal said that it was one of the biggest scams of the … Continue reading Uproar in Parliament over issuing of 2 types of 2000/500 currency notes

Tripura: Six expelled Trinamool Congress MLAs join BJP

  AMN / AGARTALA In a major political gain for BJP, six MLAs who were expelled by the Trinamool Congress have joined the party. They joined BJP in the presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and state party chief Biplab Kumar Deb at a function in Agartala yesterday. The MLAs are former TMC State unit … Continue reading Tripura: Six expelled Trinamool Congress MLAs join BJP

Parliamentary panel to hear various stakeholders on disinvestment of Air India

AMN / NEW DELHI A Parliamentary panel will meet in New Delhi today to hear the views of various stakeholders on the disinvestment of national carrier Air India and Pawan Hans Limited. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture will hear the views of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Department of Investment and … Continue reading Parliamentary panel to hear various stakeholders on disinvestment of Air India

Centre declares entire Assam as ‘disturbed’ area under AFSPA

AMN The Centre has declared entire Assam state as a disturbed area under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, AFSPA for one more month, citing various violent activities by insurgent groups ULFA, NDFB, and others. The Home Ministry also declared Meghalaya’s border areas adjoining Assam and three districts in Arunachal Pradesh as disturbed under the … Continue reading Centre declares entire Assam as ‘disturbed’ area under AFSPA

Idea seeks NCLT approval for merger with Vodafone

AMN / New Delhi Soon after getting the approval from the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for merger with Vodafone, the Idea Cellular has filed an application before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for its approval, a company statement said here on Tuesday. According to the statement, the application was filed on Monday before the … Continue reading Idea seeks NCLT approval for merger with Vodafone

List-of-331-Shell-Companies-Provided-by-Sebi-to- stock exchanges

AMN Securities and Exchange Board of India, SEBI has directed stock market to initiate action against 331 suspected shell companies listed in the share markets. These scripts will not be available for trading from this month. The regulator’s directive came after the corporate affairs ministry shared a list of 331 listed companies that are suspected … Continue reading List-of-331-Shell-Companies-Provided-by-Sebi-to- stock exchanges