SC refuses to stay release of Padmavati

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court  Friday refused to stay the release of ‘Padmavati’ over which the Allahabad High Court also declined to entertain a plea seeking a ban of the Bollywood film. The Supreme Court dismissed a plea seeking ban on the release of director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film, Padmavati. The court … Continue reading SC refuses to stay release of Padmavati

Trade unions threaten to intensify protest against Govt

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI On the second day of the protest by workers of the Central Trade Unions and independent federations, large number of workers from the states of Bihar, Orissa, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and people from all over the country of unorganised sector etc sat on protest dharna at … Continue reading Trade unions threaten to intensify protest against Govt

NGT asks Delhi govt to establish the basis for odd-even scheme

AMN / NEW DELHI  The National Green Tribunal Friday directed the Delhi government to submit data or studies on the basis of which it has planned to introduce the odd-even car rationing scheme for five days from next week. The green panel questioned the rationale of the AAP government in rolling out the scheme when … Continue reading NGT asks Delhi govt to establish the basis for odd-even scheme

Govt approves appointment of 2nd Judicial Pay Commission

AMN Union Cabinet Friday approved appointment of second National Judicial Pay Commission for Subordinate Judiciary in the country. The Commission will be chaired by Justice (Retd) J P.Venkatrama Reddi and will make its recommendations to the states preferably within 18 months. It will examine the present structure of emoluments and conditions of service of Judicial … Continue reading Govt approves appointment of 2nd Judicial Pay Commission

Govt approves utilisation of pulses from buffer stock

AMN / NEW DELHI Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA has approved utilisation of pulses from the buffer stock for meeting the protein component under various Central Government schemes providing nutrition to beneficiaries. The move will help ensure an adequate supply of nutrients and pulses under the various schemes including Mid DayMeal, hospitals as well … Continue reading Govt approves utilisation of pulses from buffer stock

Pak allows Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife

AMN Pakistan on Friday said it will allow convicted Indian death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife, months after India had requested Islamabad to grant a visa to his mother on humanitarian grounds. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said in a statement that the Government of Pakistan has decided to arrange a … Continue reading Pak allows Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife

GST needs complete overhaul: Yashwant Sinha

AMN Veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today launched a fresh attack on the government, saying Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had not applied his mind while rolling out GST. Sinha, who served as finance minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, said demonetisation has not achieved its goal of flushing black money out of the system. … Continue reading GST needs complete overhaul: Yashwant Sinha