SC refuses to stay its order on SC/ST Act

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay its March 20 judgement in connection with the SC/ST (Atrocities) Act case. “The matter is listed after ten days. All parties to file their written submissions within stipulated time,” said the SC division bench, headed by Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and also comprising … Continue reading SC refuses to stay its order on SC/ST Act

Dalit protest: Violence continue in Rajasthan

Jaipur In Rajasthan, situation is heading towards normalcy, except in Hindaun City of Karauli district, where curfew has been imposed after violence today. Protesters set on fire the houses of Hindaun City MLA Raj Kumari and former MLA Bharosi Lal. Clashes broke out in Hindaun city in Rajasthan’s Kairali district after a protest on Tuesday, … Continue reading Dalit protest: Violence continue in Rajasthan

Deadlock continues in Parliament for 19th day

AMN The logjam between the government and the opposition continued in Parliament for the 19th day today. Both the Houses of Parliament adjourned for the day following opposition uproar. In the Rajya Sabha, Opposition MPs including of AIADMK, TDP, Congress and others came into well raising slogans on different issues. Miffed over the noisy scenes, … Continue reading Deadlock continues in Parliament for 19th day

Suresh Prabhu launches digital initiatives for ease of exports

AMN / NEW DELHI Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu today launched digital initiatives for ease of exports. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Prabhu said, this is a major step towards digital India in export trade ushering in efficient assessment, quality monitoring and traceability. Under the digital initiatives for ease of export, the Minister launched … Continue reading Suresh Prabhu launches digital initiatives for ease of exports

Govt committed to protect Constitutional rights of SCs and STs: Rajnath Singh

BISHESHWAR MISHRA / NEW DELHI Centre today rejected the allegation that it has diluted the SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act saying instead it has strengthened the law to protect the interest of Dalits. Home Minister Rajnath Singh asserted in the Lok Sabha that the government is committed to the protection given by Constitution … Continue reading Govt committed to protect Constitutional rights of SCs and STs: Rajnath Singh

Journalists skeptical over govt move on ‘Fake News’

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Various Journalists’ bodies today expressed skepticism over the proposed Guideline issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on the issue of fake and its subsequent withdrawal in the wake of the spontaneous reaction by the media and its criticism of government move. In a statement after the meeting organized … Continue reading Journalists skeptical over govt move on ‘Fake News’

PM announces Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia for families of 39 workers killed in Iraq

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced ex gratia of 10 lakh rupees each to the next of kin of those who were killed in Mosul in Iraq. 39 Indians were kidnapped and killed by the Islamic State and the remains were found in a mass grave in Badoush village on the outskirts of Mosul.

No re- exam for leaked Class 10 Mathematics paper: CBSE

AMN / NEW DELHI The Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has decided not to conduct re-examination even in the states of Delhi NCR and Haryana. In a tweet, Secretary School Education and Literacy Anil Swarup said, consequent to the preliminary evaluation of the impact of reportedly leaked CBSE class 10 Mathematics paper and keeping … Continue reading No re- exam for leaked Class 10 Mathematics paper: CBSE

Govt withdraws ‘Fake News’ Guidelines against Journalists

OUR CORRESPONDENT/ NEW DELHI Following protest from different Journalists’ bodies, Government today withdrawn the controversial “Guidelines for accreditation of Journalists amended to regulate Fake News”. Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed that the press release regarding fake news be withdrawn. He also said the matter should only be addressed in the Press Council of … Continue reading Govt withdraws ‘Fake News’ Guidelines against Journalists

Cauvery dispute: SC agrees to hear Centre’s plea on Apr 9

AMN The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday the Centre’s plea seeking clarification on the 16th February verdict regarding setting up of a Cauvery management scheme in the decades-old river water sharing dispute. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud kept for hearing on … Continue reading Cauvery dispute: SC agrees to hear Centre’s plea on Apr 9