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RSS chief gets Z+ VVIP security cover

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has been extended top category ‘Z+’ security cover. Officials said, Mr Bhagwat will now be guarded by an armed squad of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) during his stay at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur and when he travels to any place in Maharashtra and across the … Continue reading RSS chief gets Z+ VVIP security cover

Govt denies sanction to prosecute IB officials in Ishrat Jahan case

AMN The Home Ministry has denied sanction to prosecute Intelligence Bureau officials in Ishrat Jahan encounter case. Earlier, CBI had sought sanction to prosecute four IB officials. The agency has sought sanction from Home Ministry to prosecute four officers Rajinder Kumar, P Mittal, M K Sinha and Rajiv Wankhede in connection with the case of … Continue reading Govt denies sanction to prosecute IB officials in Ishrat Jahan case

Maggi row: Contamination in food items not new to India

By Nirendra Dev Amid hyped row over Maggi noodles, consumer activists and even political leaders say the contamination in food items is not a new phenomenon in India as similar controversy had affected major consumer items like Coke, Pepsi cold drinks and also Cadbury chocolates and milk in the past. The Health Ministry under UPA-I … Continue reading Maggi row: Contamination in food items not new to India

Congress welcomes Ratification of Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh

Congress has welcomed the ratification of Indo-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement. Briefing media, party spokesperson Shakeel Ahmed said the agreement would have been signed in 2011 during UPA rule. He said it did not come to pass due to the stubbornness of Opposition parties. Replying to a question on statement of BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj that … Continue reading Congress welcomes Ratification of Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh

Mamata delays return on Sheikh Hasina’s request

DHAKA – West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday delayed her return home for few hours at the request of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to join a state dinner in honour of Indian premier Narendra Modi. “Yes, she (Banerjee) was supposed to leave here this afternoon after witnessing the flagging off ceremony of bus … Continue reading Mamata delays return on Sheikh Hasina’s request

SC to resume hearing pleas against NJAC From June 8

The Supreme Court will resume tomorrow hearing arguments on the constitutional validity of the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) Act. Earlier on May 12 the Apex Court had rejected Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi’s suggestion that the matter be heard next month after the summer vacation saying that the country or the court may not have … Continue reading SC to resume hearing pleas against NJAC From June 8

Jamaat-e-Islami opposes PM proposed visit to Israel

AMN Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, JIH has strongly opposed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed visit to Israel saying it would be against interest of India. “Jamaat is heartened to hear about PM Israel visit but not surprised. We oppose his visit. We also opposed the growing strategic relations between India and Israel. We will harm our own … Continue reading Jamaat-e-Islami opposes PM proposed visit to Israel

Air India crew member detained in Jeddah

A cabin crew member of an Air India flight was detained by the Jeddah Airport authorities on charges of smuggling out gold. According to official media, the detained cabin crew member was to board the flight bound for Kochi, along with 11 other crew members last night. The sources added that the incident forced Air … Continue reading Air India crew member detained in Jeddah

Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh discusses financial matter with Arun Jaitely

Vinit Wahi The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh held a meeting with the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely here and discussed various issues pertaining to the state particularly the funding pattern of Centrally Sponsored Schemes such as Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan,Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan and Mid -Day Meal Schemes etc. Discussing about the various pending … Continue reading Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh discusses financial matter with Arun Jaitely

India relaxes FDI norms for NRIs, PIOs, OCI

AMN Union Cabinet also decided to amend Foreign Direct Investment,FDI norms for NRIs, Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) to increase capital flows into the country. The amendments will lead to greater foreign exchange remittances and investment. The investment under the amended norms will be treated as domestic at par … Continue reading India relaxes FDI norms for NRIs, PIOs, OCI

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