BJP slams Rahul Gandhi for using ex-serviceman’s photograph to criticize demonetization

AMN BJP on Wednesday attacked Rahul Gandhi for using an ex-serviceman’s photograph to criticize the demonetization saying the retired solider whose photograph Congress Vice President tweeted has publicly supported the note ban. Terming demonetization a tragedy, Mr. Gandhi has tweeted a last year’s photograph of Nand Lal in which the former soldier appeared anguished as … Continue reading BJP slams Rahul Gandhi for using ex-serviceman’s photograph to criticize demonetization

India condemns Riyadh airport missile attack

AMN  India has strongly condemned the recent missile attack reportedly targeting the Riyadh airport in Saudi Arabia. External Affairs Ministry, in a statement, expressed concern at any escalation of violence that threatens the safety and security of innocent people. It also reiterated India’s commitment to fight against all forms of terrorism and violence. Follow and … Continue reading India condemns Riyadh airport missile attack

Mary Kom wins gold medal in Asian Women’s Boxing Championships

Five time world champion, Mary Kom notched up her fifth gold medal in 48 kg category in Asian Women’s Boxing Championships at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam today. This was Mary Kom’s fifth final in only six appearances, which means she remains unbeaten in the summit clash of the continental championship. Up against North … Continue reading Mary Kom wins gold medal in Asian Women’s Boxing Championships

Dec 16 gangrape: Convict moves SC, seeks review of verdict

AMN / NEW DELHI One of the four death row convicts of the sensational December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder case has approached the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict upholding the capital punishment awarded to him. The apex court had on May 5 upheld the death penalty to the four convicts in the … Continue reading Dec 16 gangrape: Convict moves SC, seeks review of verdict

Prez, PM congratulate Mary Kom for winning gold at Asian Boxing C’ship

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated MC Mary Kom for winning the gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championship. In a tweet, Mr Kovind said, Mary Kom is icon of Manipur and India and she maks the nation prouder with every punch. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, India is … Continue reading Prez, PM congratulate Mary Kom for winning gold at Asian Boxing C’ship

Demonetisation: PM hails people’s support to govt in eradicating ‘black money’

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he bows to the people for steadfastly supporting several measures taken by the government to eradicate corruption and black money. On the completion of one year of demonetization, Mr Modi termed the move as historic and a multi-dimensional success. In a series of tweets, Mr Modi said, over … Continue reading Demonetisation: PM hails people’s support to govt in eradicating ‘black money’

GST Council Guwahati likely to deliberate on bringing Real Estate under GST: FM

AMN / NEW DELHI The Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley says, the positive indications have started emerging in the formal economy after a year of demonetisation. He said, the tax base has increased, more money is available now in the banks, mutual funds and capital market. In an exclusive interview to All India Radio, Mr. … Continue reading GST Council Guwahati likely to deliberate on bringing Real Estate under GST: FM

US Prez suffers triple defeat as Democrats win state, mayoral polls

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump suffered a triple defeat as Democrats won high-profile state and mayoral elections. The elections underscore his unpopularity on first anniversary of his dramatic election win on Wednesday. The last night results amounted to a sweeping repudiation of what critics have called Trump’s politics of division, and a test of … Continue reading US Prez suffers triple defeat as Democrats win state, mayoral polls

Smog situation to remain for few days in Delhi, adjoining areas

AMN / NEW DELHI The dreaded smog situation in Delhi and adjoining areas is expected to improve after two days. Senior Met official Devendra Pradhan said city will continue to witness dense smog for the next two days. He said the pollution is an important factor behind this problem which is causing breathing and eye problems. … Continue reading Smog situation to remain for few days in Delhi, adjoining areas

SC to hear AIFF’s plea over Delhi HC order on Nov 10

AMN The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear on Friday a plea by All India Football Federation (AIFF) challenging the Delhi High Court verdict setting aside the election of NCP leader Praful Patel as the president of the sports body. AIFF’s counsel mentioned the matter before a bench comprising Justices J Chelameswar and S … Continue reading SC to hear AIFF’s plea over Delhi HC order on Nov 10