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Noted Actor Manoj Kumar to be conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award

AMN / Veteran Film Actor and Director Manoj Kumar will be conferred the 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2015. The award is conferred by the Government of India for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema. The Award consists of a Swarn Kamal, a cash prize of 10 lakhs rupees … Continue reading Noted Actor Manoj Kumar to be conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Prez, VP, PM, speaker other leaders condole demise of PA Sangma

AMN / President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of other political parties today condoled the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma. In a condolence message to his wife, Mrs. Soradini Sangma, the President has said, “I am sad to learn about the passing … Continue reading Prez, VP, PM, speaker other leaders condole demise of PA Sangma

Ishrat case: SC to hear on Mar 11 plea for quashing action against Guj cops

The Supreme Court will hear  a plea seeking quashing of criminal prosecution, suspension and other actions taken against Gujarat cops in the 2004, Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case on March 11. The Apex court takes up the case following the plea, filed by advocate M L Sharma, which referred to the statement recorded by David … Continue reading Ishrat case: SC to hear on Mar 11 plea for quashing action against Guj cops

Clean chit to Kanhaiya in Magisterial probe appointed by Delhi govt

Delhi government appointed Magisterial probe has found nothing adverse against JNU leader Kanhaiya Kumar, facing sedition charge. According to the report, the committee has found no witness or video available to it could support allegation leveled against Kumar. Kanhaiya was released on interim bail today. The probe headed by New Delhi district magistrate Sanjay Kumar … Continue reading Clean chit to Kanhaiya in Magisterial probe appointed by Delhi govt

Congress-BJP spat in Rajya Sabha on alleged land scam in Gujarat

By Bisheshwar Mishra / New Delhi: Congress today charged the BJP of indulging in land scam by violating the law of land which rocked the Rajya Sabha as members in the treasury benches vehemently objected to the matter on the ground it was sub-judice. However, deputy chairman P J Kurien said that the chairman (Hamid … Continue reading Congress-BJP spat in Rajya Sabha on alleged land scam in Gujarat

Centre examining TN letter over release of Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins

AMN / The Centre is examining the letter written to it by the Tamil Nadu government regarding the release of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassins from jail. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Lok Sabha that the Supreme Court has already given its decision on the matter. The Home Minister said now it is … Continue reading Centre examining TN letter over release of Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins

JNU row: Probe absolves Kanhaiya Kumar, finds ‘no conclusive evidence’ against Umar

TIA NEWS / The magisterial probe report submitted to the Delhi government on Wednesday has not found any evidence against JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar. Kumar was granted bail on Wednesday by the Delhi high court after he was arrested nearly three weeks ago on sedition charges, which led to widespread protests across the country. According to … Continue reading JNU row: Probe absolves Kanhaiya Kumar, finds ‘no conclusive evidence’ against Umar

Congress protests outside Parliament over Katheria’s Anti- Muslim remarks

AMN / Congress MPs today protested in Parliament complex against Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria’s alleged controversial remarks against the people of certain religion. Displaying posters, the Parliamentarians raised slogans against the government. Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad accused the ruling party MPs and BJP leaders of dividing the country … Continue reading Congress protests outside Parliament over Katheria’s Anti- Muslim remarks

Cong opposes TN govt demand of releasing Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins

Opposition Congress in the Lok Sabha today opposed the AIADMK-led Tamil Nadu government’s demand of releasing convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and urged the Centre that it should not entertain any such suggestion. The Congress gave notice for suspension of the Question Hour for taking up the issue for immediate discussion. Speaker Sumitra … Continue reading Cong opposes TN govt demand of releasing Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins

Modi as CM made costly offer to cow trust, gave land at “throwaway” rates to private firm: Cong

TIA NEWS / AHMEDABAD: Congress party has alleged the then Gujarat government headed by Narendra Modi had made costlier land offer to a trust which wanted to build a cow shelter in area near Gir Sanctuary, but it allotted land in the same location at “throwaway” rates to a private firm, whose partners were linked … Continue reading Modi as CM made costly offer to cow trust, gave land at “throwaway” rates to private firm: Cong

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