Govt reach out to Opposition to end logjam in Parliament

Our Correspondent / New Delhi In an effort to end the logjam in Parliament, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel met key Opposition leaders at their residences in the evening. Mr Goel met Congress leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and AIADMK’s V.Maitreyan to persuade them … Continue reading Govt reach out to Opposition to end logjam in Parliament

Muzaffarnagar riots: Yogi govt to withdraw 131 riots cases

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Yogi Adityanath led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has initiated the process of withdrawal of 131 cases lodged against rioters in connection with the 2013 Muzaffarnagar communal violence which clamed more than 60 lives and thousands forced to flee. CM has sought a legal opinion from the State’s Law … Continue reading Muzaffarnagar riots: Yogi govt to withdraw 131 riots cases

Indian Muslims condemn killing of 39 Indian workers in Iraq

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Indian Muslim community has strongly condemned the killing of 39 Indian workers by ISIS in Iraq. Prominent Muslim leaders of the community in a statement said that Islam and Muslims have nothing to do with this misguided group which is digging the roots of Islam in the name of Islam. … Continue reading Indian Muslims condemn killing of 39 Indian workers in Iraq

Parliament passes payment of gratuity bill

AMN / NEW DELHI Parliament has passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 with the Rajya Sabha adopting it today. The bill was passed by voice vote during the Zero Hour without discussion. The Lok Sabha had already passed the bill last week. The bill empowers the government to fix the amount of tax-free … Continue reading Parliament passes payment of gratuity bill

BCCI clears Mohammed Shami of match-fixing charges

  AMN / New Delhi Team India pacer Mohammed Shami can now breathe a sigh of relief as the BCCI on Thursday cleared the cricketer of fixing charges beside handing him a B-Grade contract. The BCCI’s Anti Corruption Unit (ACU), headed by former Delhi Commissioner Neeraj Kumar, submitted its report before the Supreme Court-appointed Committee … Continue reading BCCI clears Mohammed Shami of match-fixing charges

RAILWAYS TO MAP ITS ASSETS THROUGH SATELLITE IMAGERY

VINIT WAHI / NEW DELHI Indian Railways today signed an MOU with ISRO to effectively monitor, manage and maintain its assets. The GPS based mapping of Indian Railways assets on GIS platform likely to be completed by December this year. “As railway operations have wide spatial coverage, GIS mapping of assets on Indian Railways can … Continue reading RAILWAYS TO MAP ITS ASSETS THROUGH SATELLITE IMAGERY

Sisodia presents Delhi budget; focuses on environment, health, education

By VINIT WAHI / AMN / NEW DELHI   Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia today presented Rs 53, 000-crore budget for 2018-19 in the Assembly, which primarily focuses on environment, health and education. Presenting the Budget, Mr Sisodia said, for the first time, we are bringing “Green budget” under which 26-point programme has been included … Continue reading Sisodia presents Delhi budget; focuses on environment, health, education

Alimuddin Mob Lynching : भाजपा नेता समेत सभी 11 हत्यारों को उम्रकैद

रामगढ (झारखण्ड) झारखंड के रामगढ़ जिले के चर्चित अलीमुद्दीन हत्याकांड में फास्ट ट्रैक कोर्ट ने भाजपा नेता नित्यानंद महतो समेत सभी 11 अभियुक्तों को मौत की सजा सुना दी है. इन लोगों पर बीफ की तस्करी करने के शक में अलीमुद्दीन को पीट-पीटकर मार डालने का आरोप था. हाइकोर्ट की निगरानी में रामगढ़ स्थित फास्ट … Continue reading Alimuddin Mob Lynching : भाजपा नेता समेत सभी 11 हत्यारों को उम्रकैद

11 Cow Vigilantes get Life Imprisonment in Jharkhand Mob Lynching case

AMN / Ramgarh (Jharkhand) In a major ruling which might have far reaching impact on society, Ramgarh Court on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to the 11 so called Gau Rakshaks (cow vigilantes), including a Bharatya Janata Party (BJP) leader for lynching Alimuddin Ansari for allegedly carrying beef in his Maruti. The trial court, which was … Continue reading 11 Cow Vigilantes get Life Imprisonment in Jharkhand Mob Lynching case

Opposition forces adjournment of both Houses of Parliament for 14th day

AMN As Deadlock continued in parliament today between the government both the Houses of Parliament faced adjournment for the fourteenth day today. The Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha were adjourned till tomorrow as opposition members continued to stall the proceedings on several issues. However, the Rajya Sabha has passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) … Continue reading Opposition forces adjournment of both Houses of Parliament for 14th day