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Review of Constitution Could Result in Consequences: Kharge

AMN / NEW DELHI: Leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, Thursday said in Parliament that “any attempt to review the Constitution could result in grave consequences.” His exact words — a reference to a retaliation — were expunged after Parliamentary Affairs minister Venkaiah Naidu strongly objected and called it an attempt … Continue reading Review of Constitution Could Result in Consequences: Kharge

Bihar to ban liquor from April next year

AMN / Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that there would be ban on sale of liquor in state from April 1st of the next year. Speaking at a function in Patna Mr. Kumar said this would be effective from next financial year. He admitted addiction of booze is ruining life of poor people … Continue reading Bihar to ban liquor from April next year

Text of Aamir khan statement over Intolerance remarks

First let me state categorically that neither I, nor my wife Kiran, have any intention of leaving the country. We never did, and nor would we like to in the future. Anyone implying the opposite has either not seen my interview or is deliberately trying to distort what I have said. India is my country, … Continue reading Text of Aamir khan statement over Intolerance remarks

PM returns home after successful visit to Malaysia & Singapore

Prime Minister Narenda Modi returned to New Delhi last night after his successful 4 day visit to Malaysia and Singapore. Speaking at the India Singapore Economic Convention in Singapore, Mr Modi promised more reforms to make India an attractive destination for foreign investments. Addressing Indian diaspora before wrapping up his 2 day visit to Singapore, … Continue reading PM returns home after successful visit to Malaysia & Singapore

Guru Nanak Jayanti being celebrated with religious fervour & gaiety

AMN / Guru Nanak Jayanti, the birthday of Guru Nanak Devji, is being celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across the country and various places abroad. Gurudwaras are decorated and devotees are listening ‘Keertan’ and taking holy dips in the Sarovars. Thousands of `langars` or community kitchens and long queues of devotees were seen across … Continue reading Guru Nanak Jayanti being celebrated with religious fervour & gaiety

Militants attack Army Camp in J&K’s Tangdhar

A fierce gunfight broke out between militants and army today morning when a group of militants attacked Army Camp at Kalsuri ridge in Tangdhar near Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district in Jammu & Kashmir,. Sources said the attack was launched around 0820 hrs and and the army retaliated triggering fierce encounter outside … Continue reading Militants attack Army Camp in J&K’s Tangdhar

India seeks Swiss help in probe into Preneet Kaur bank accounts

Switzerland today said that India has sought assistance in the investigations into accounts allegedly held by former Union Minister and Congress leader Preneet Kaur and her son Raninder Singh. The Swiss tax department made these disclosures in two separate notifications published in the Switzerland government’s federal gazette. The notifications did not disclose further details about … Continue reading India seeks Swiss help in probe into Preneet Kaur bank accounts

NHRC notices to govts on report of release of NIRBHAYA’S Juvenile Rapist

Our correspondent New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has taken cognizance of a complaint received from the parents of “Nirbhaya” who was brutally gang raped and murdered in Delhi on the 16th December, 2012. The Commission has the Chief Secretary, Govt. of NCT of Delhi to  inform whether any pre-release and post release plan … Continue reading NHRC notices to govts on report of release of NIRBHAYA’S Juvenile Rapist

SC refuses urgent hearing on Rahul Gandhi’s citizenship row

AMN / The Supreme Court today refused an urgent hearing on a plea seeking a direction to CBI to register a case against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for allegedly declaring himself a British national before company law authorities in UK. A bench, headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu, said, there is no urgency in … Continue reading SC refuses urgent hearing on Rahul Gandhi’s citizenship row

6 killed in helicopter crash on way to Vaishno Devi near Jammu

Six people, including pilot, were killed this afternoon as the chopper carrying them crashed in Katra, the base camp of Vaishnodevi shrine in Jammu. Reports quoting police said that the chopper was on its way to the shrine. The chopper belonged to a private operator Himalayan Heli Service, reports said. The chopper took off for … Continue reading 6 killed in helicopter crash on way to Vaishno Devi near Jammu

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