CBI moves SC against Delhi HC’s verdict on Bofors

AMN / New Delhi The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today moved the Supreme Court challenging the 2005 Delhi High Court verdict discharging Britain-based Hinduja brothers – Srichand, Gopichand and Prakash Hinduja – in the case of alleged corruption in the purchase of Bofors 155 mm howitzers guns. CBI in its plea against the 2005 … Continue reading CBI moves SC against Delhi HC’s verdict on Bofors

KHELO INDIA: Punjab, Chandigarh record second successive wins in Boys Hockey

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI Riding on Surdarshan Singh’s five goals, Punjab hammered Rajasthan 10-1 while Chandigarh battled it out to pip Uttar Pradesh 2-1 for their second successive wins in the Boys hockey competition of the Khelo India School Games at Dhyan Chand national stadium, New Delhi on Friday In other matches Haryana … Continue reading KHELO INDIA: Punjab, Chandigarh record second successive wins in Boys Hockey

KHELO INDIA: Punjab, Haryana win, Delhi, Chhattisgarh suffer defeats in Girls hockey

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI Punjab and Haryana over powered their rivals to chalk out their second successive victories in the Girls hockey competition of the Khelo India school games at Dhyan Chand national stadium ,New Delhi on Friday. Punjab trounced Odisha 7-2 in pool B, while Haryana brushed aside Uttar Pradesh’s challenge 3-0 … Continue reading KHELO INDIA: Punjab, Haryana win, Delhi, Chhattisgarh suffer defeats in Girls hockey

Surajkund Mela begins amid cultural extravaganza

Vinit Wahi / Surajkund  Surajkund mela, an annual confluence of India’s culture and folk traditions is back in Faridabad, Haryana. The 17-day cultural extravaganza is in its 32nd edition and will see a spectacular showcase of regional and international crafts, handlooms, traditions along with some mouth-watering multi-cuisine food for the visitors. The mela, that attracts … Continue reading Surajkund Mela begins amid cultural extravaganza

Delhi traders observing 48-hr ‘Delhi Bandh’ in protest against sealing

AMN / New Delhi Delhi traders are observing 48-hour ‘Delhi Trade Bandh’ from Friday in protest against the ongoing sealing drive in the national capital. The traders have demanded that the sealing be immediately stopped and the Government bring an amnesty scheme to protect trade. Markets in the national capital are closed for 48 hours … Continue reading Delhi traders observing 48-hr ‘Delhi Bandh’ in protest against sealing

LG gives relief to Delhi traders on sealing

Vinit Wahi / New Delhi In what can bring about major relief to ongoing traders agitation in Delhi over the sealing issue, a meeting of the Delhi Development Authority held under the chairmanship of Anil Baijal, Lt. Governor, Delhi/Chairman, DDA, today has proposed to provide uniform FAR in shop-cum-residence plots/ complexes at par with the … Continue reading LG gives relief to Delhi traders on sealing

Govt on path of revival in exports: Jaitley

AMN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the philosophy behind the budget was to lend support to sectors where actually support is required. Interacting with business leaders at an open house session in New Delhi today, Mr Jaitley said, the government is on the path of revival in exports, that will be a major positive. He … Continue reading Govt on path of revival in exports: Jaitley

SC seeks Centre’s response on CPI-M’s petition on electoral bonds

AMN The Supreme Court today sought the Centre’s response on a plea by the CPI(M) and its General Secretary Sitaram Yechury challenging the government’s decision on issuing electoral bonds. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud issued notice on the plea and said it will be tagged along … Continue reading SC seeks Centre’s response on CPI-M’s petition on electoral bonds

Congress trounces BJP in Rajasthan bypolls

Wins Alwar, Ajmer, Mandal Garh seats in state Our Correspondent / Jaipur In a major setback to the ruling BJP both at centre and state Congress on Thursday snatched away Alwar and Ajmer Parliamentary seats and Mandal Garh Assembly seat from BJP in bye-election. In Mandal Garh of Bhilwara district, Congress candidate Vivek Dhakar defeated … Continue reading Congress trounces BJP in Rajasthan bypolls

SC: CJI makes roster of allocation of cases to judges public

AMN Supreme Court Chief Justice Dipak Misra has made public the roster of allocation of matters to judges. CJI has decided to keep the Public Interest Litigation cases against himself. The order was made public on the official website of the apex court yesterday. The 13-page notification said a roster of the work for fresh … Continue reading SC: CJI makes roster of allocation of cases to judges public