All parties should move forward on Land bill: PM

  AMN / Sending a reconciliatory note, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the government was willing to take all positive suggestions from opposition parties during the Monsoon Session beginning tomorrow. Speaking during the meeting of leaders of all parties, Mr Modi said it is the collective responsibility of all the parties to ensure … Continue reading All parties should move forward on Land bill: PM

Petrol pump dealers go on indefinite strike in Haryana

Over 2,300 fuel pumps have stopped selling petrol and diesel to consumers as petroleum dealers have gone on an indefinite strike against hike in VAT on diesel in Haryana. However, the fuel pumps, which are directly owned by oil companies like Indian Oil, BPCL and HPCL, are open. Haryana Petroleum Dealers Association Senior Vice President … Continue reading Petrol pump dealers go on indefinite strike in Haryana

Vyapam scam: SC allows SIT /STF to file chargesheets till Thursday

The Supreme Court today permitted Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force and Special Investigation Team to file chargesheets in the Vyapam scam till Thursday. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu passed the order after the CBI said that there were many cases which had not yet been taken over by the central agency as … Continue reading Vyapam scam: SC allows SIT /STF to file chargesheets till Thursday

PM asks industrialists to treat labourers with respect

Our Correspondent Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked industrialists to change their mindset towards labourers and treat them with respect. Speaking at the inauguration of Indian Labour Conference in New Delhi, Prime minister said unless there was a feeling of togetherness between labourers and industrialists, no enterprise could prosper. Expressing confidence that his government will … Continue reading PM asks industrialists to treat labourers with respect

Incessant rain disrupts life in many parts of Madhya Pradesh

Normal life has been adversely affected in several parts due to incessant rain in many parts of Madhya Pradesh. Shipra, Narmada, Betwa, Kalisindh and other rivers are in spate at several places. Temples at Ramghat in Ujjain have been submerged in Shipra. Several trains are running late and some have been diverted as the tracks … Continue reading Incessant rain disrupts life in many parts of Madhya Pradesh

BJP leaders devise strategy for Parliament Monsoon session

AMN / BJP has devised strategy for forthcoming Parliament Monsoon session. It has decided not to be defensive over the controversies related to Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje and Shivraj Singh Chouhan and would brazen it out in Parliament which is set to be stormy over these issues. BJP Chief Amit Shah held strategy meetings with … Continue reading BJP leaders devise strategy for Parliament Monsoon session

Alienation, lack of opportunities driving Kashmiris towards gun: Army

TIA News / A top commander of Indian Army has that “alienation and lack of opportunities” are driving Kashmiri youngsters towards the gun. He urged the Centre and the state government to introspect to address the issue before it is too late. “The numbers (of new militant recruits from Kashmir) are not very high as … Continue reading Alienation, lack of opportunities driving Kashmiris towards gun: Army

IT Dept to bring one crore new taxpayers in net

The Income Tax department has launched an ambitious drive to bring under one crore new taxpayers at its net. This follows government’s recent directive to the taxman to achieve the target within current fiscal. As part of government’s initiative to broaden the tax base, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT this week activated all … Continue reading IT Dept to bring one crore new taxpayers in net

Goa CM for CBI probe into minister bribe charge

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said that he will write to the Prime Minister and the Home minister to request instituting a CBI enquiry into the bribe 9.76 lakh US dollar allegedly given to a minister in Goa in 2010. The bribes were paid for to win a water and sewage project in Goa. … Continue reading Goa CM for CBI probe into minister bribe charge

India’s forex reserves down by $156.9 mn to $354.360 bn

Falling for the third week in a row, India’s foreign exchange reserves have declined marginally by USD 156.9 million to USD 354.360 billion in the week ended 10th July. A RBI press release has informed that foreign currency assets, a major part of the overall reserves, dipped by USD 177.4 million to USD 329.913 billion. … Continue reading India’s forex reserves down by $156.9 mn to $354.360 bn