Paid Karti $700,000, claim Indrani and Peter

WEB DESK Karti Chidambaram, arrested in connection with the probe into the INX Media case, was today remanded to one-day CBI custody by a Delhi Court. Karti, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Sumeet Anand and the CBI sought his custodial interrogation for 15 days claiming that he was … Continue reading Paid Karti $700,000, claim Indrani and Peter

High Court reserves order on plea of 20 disqualified AAP MLAs

  Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Delhi High Court today reserved its order on 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs’ plea challenging their disqualification in office-of-profit case. A bench of justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar kept its decision pending after the MLAs, Election Commission of India (EC) and other parties concerned concluded their arguments. … Continue reading High Court reserves order on plea of 20 disqualified AAP MLAs

Nirav Modi refuses to join CBI probe in PNB scam case

WEB DESK Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi has refused to join CBI investigation in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case, a news agency reported quoting officials. Modi was asked to appear before the agency in connection with its probe in the over USD two billion alleged fraud perpetrated in the PNB. He was summoned through … Continue reading Nirav Modi refuses to join CBI probe in PNB scam case

PM’s Employment Generation Programme approved for 3 more years

AMN / The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved the continuation of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme beyond 12th Plan for three years from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with a total outlay of Five Thousand Five Hundred crore rupees. The Scheme will create sustainable estimated employment opportunities for 15 lakh persons in three financial years.

Congress wins Bypolls in MP, BJD in Odisha

Bhopal/Bhubaneswar Congress party today surged past the Bharatiya Janata Party in two Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh while the Biju Janata Dal wrested the Bijepur segment from the party in Odisha. The Congress party has retained Mungaoli Assembly seat in a by-poll by a margin of over 2,000 votes, a poll official said. Congress’ Brijendra … Continue reading Congress wins Bypolls in MP, BJD in Odisha

Indian economy grows 5-quarter high of 7.2% in Oct-Dec period

AMN The Indian economy grew at five-quarter high of seven point two per cent in the October-December period reflecting overall recovery due to good show by agriculture, manufacturing, construction and certain services. The economy is expected to grow at 6.6 per cent in the current fiscal ending March 31, as per the second advanced estimates … Continue reading Indian economy grows 5-quarter high of 7.2% in Oct-Dec period

Peaceful, democratic Afghanistan focus of 4th trilateral meet: US

A peaceful and democratic Afghanistan was in focus during the fourth India-US-Afghanistan trilateral, aimed at bringing stability to the war-ravaged country. The Trump administration said diplomats of the three countries agreed to continue work together toward a safe, peaceful, democratic, pluralistic and prosperous Afghanistan that is free from terrorism. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said … Continue reading Peaceful, democratic Afghanistan focus of 4th trilateral meet: US

कार्ति चिदंबरम की गिरफ्तारी पर भड़की कांग्रेस, कहा बदले की भावना से की जा रही कार्रवाई

प्रदीप शर्मा INX मीडिया मनीलांड्रिंग मामले में कांग्रेस के वरिष्ठ नेता और पूर्व वित्त मंत्री पी. चिदंबरम के बेटे कार्ति चिदंबरम की गिरफ्तारी से देश की राजनीति में अचानक से उबाल आ गया है। सीबीआई की कार्रवाई से भड़की कांग्रेस ने इसे बीजेपी की हताशा करार दिया है। वहीं, अन्य विपक्षी दलों ने इसे पंजाब … Continue reading कार्ति चिदंबरम की गिरफ्तारी पर भड़की कांग्रेस, कहा बदले की भावना से की जा रही कार्रवाई

Afghanistan President offers peace talks with Taliban without condition

Kabul Afghanistan President, Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday offered peace talks with the Taliban without condition. Speaking at Kabul Process Conference, which is aimed at discussing security and political issues in Afghanistan, Ghani proposed a ceasefire and a release of prisoners, saying he would be ready to accept a review of the constitution as part of … Continue reading Afghanistan President offers peace talks with Taliban without condition

Assam’s NRC updating exercise creats fear psychosis among Indian Muslims

SPL CORRESPONDENT / NEW DELHI The Assam’s National Register for Citizens (NRC) updating exercise has not only created fear psychosis in the northeastern state but other parts of country too with the Muslim community seeing it as a conspiracy against minority. National Urdu media are reporting that at least 20 lakh Muslims likely to lose … Continue reading Assam’s NRC updating exercise creats fear psychosis among Indian Muslims