PNB scam: CBI gets custody of Gitanjali Gems’s VP

AMN The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday arrested Vipul Chitalia, vice president of banking operations at the Gitanjali Group of Companies, in connection with the alleged scam involving the Punjab National Bank. After investigators called him the mastermind of the Rs 12,703-crore fraud, a special CBI court remanded him in the agency’s custody till … Continue reading PNB scam: CBI gets custody of Gitanjali Gems’s VP

Parliament adjourned following uproar on various issues

  Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Congress-led opposition forced repeated adjournments of both the Houses of Parliament for the second day today on different issues. The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha could not transact any legislative business as the opposition members trooped into the well raising slogans against the government as soon as they … Continue reading Parliament adjourned following uproar on various issues

HC directs CBI to file status report in Rs 1 000 Cr BSNL loss

AMN The Delhi High Court today directed the CBI to positively file its status report by July 18 on the ongoing inquiry into allegations that BSNL officials caused a loss of about Rs 1,000 crore to the exchequer. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar allowed the CBI plea … Continue reading HC directs CBI to file status report in Rs 1 000 Cr BSNL loss

Wearing helmet may reduce spine injury risk during accidents: Study

AMN Wearing a helmet may significantly reduce the risk of cervical spine injury during motorcycle crashes. Despite claims that helmets do not protect the cervical spine during a motorcycle crash and may even increase the risk of injury, researchers found that helmet use lowers the likelihood of cervical spine injury, particularly fractures of the cervical … Continue reading Wearing helmet may reduce spine injury risk during accidents: Study

INX Media case: Karti Chidambaram remanded to 3 more days of police custody

AMN Karti Chidambaram was remanded to three more days of police custody by a Delhi court today in the INX Media case. The CBI today produced him before the court and sought an extension of his custody to quiz him saying “new revelations” have come up and his custodial interrogation was necessary to confront him … Continue reading INX Media case: Karti Chidambaram remanded to 3 more days of police custody

People now rejecting politics of hate & violence: PM

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said, the people are now rejecting the politics of hate and violence. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar told this to reporters after the BJP Parliamentary Board met in New Delhi. Quoting the Prime Minister, Mr Kumar said, BJP’s victory in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya is … Continue reading People now rejecting politics of hate & violence: PM

Swamy calls Gautam Adani ‘biggest NPA trapeze artiste’

WEB DESK BJP MP Subramanian Swamy today created major controversy raising the issue of a bad loan against tycon, industrialist Gautam Adani, calling him the “biggest NPA trapeze artiste in PSUs”. In a widely commented and shared tweet, Swamy said Adani, believed to be close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, should be made accountable or … Continue reading Swamy calls Gautam Adani ‘biggest NPA trapeze artiste’

Child marriages decline in India: UNICEF

India has witnessed a sharp decline in child marriages over the last ten years with 27 per cent of girls getting married before their 18th birthday as against 47 per cent a decade ago, the United Nations children’s agency UNICEF said today. This decline in India has contributed significantly to a global decline in child … Continue reading Child marriages decline in India: UNICEF

RS congratulates shooters Manu Bhaker, Shahzar Rizvi for winning Gold Medals

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday congratulated shooters Manu Bhaker and Shahzar Rizvi for winning Gold Medals at the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico. Making a reference in the House, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said, the outstanding achievements are a matter of great pride for the entire nation.

India to face Syria like situation if Aydhya dispute not resolved: Sri Sri

WEB DESK The Art of Living founder Ravi Shankar, has warned of bloodshed in the event that the Supreme Court did not rule in favour of the Hindus on the Babri Mosque dispute. He said that India will turn into Syria if the Babri Masjid dispute is not resolved soon. In an interview with a … Continue reading India to face Syria like situation if Aydhya dispute not resolved: Sri Sri