Opposition walks out from LS over derogatory remarks by BJP member

AMN / The Congress,TMC, RJD and JD(U) today staged a walkout in the Lok Sabha in protest of the alleged derogatory remarks by BJP member against some Congress leaders. During the question hour, Congress member Mallikarjun Kharge requested the Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to ask the BJP member Virendra Singh to seek apology for his remarks. … Continue reading Opposition walks out from LS over derogatory remarks by BJP member

US updates jet-engine technology transfer policy with India

AMN / In a significant improvement in ties, United States has updated gas-turbine technology transfer policy with India. As a result, US will be able to expand cooperation with India in production and design of sensitive jet engine components. Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was informed about this decision by US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter … Continue reading US updates jet-engine technology transfer policy with India

Adopting new methods for development necessary: Chhattisgarh CM

New Delhi: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh yesterday said that it has become the need of the hour to adopt new ways and models to ensure development of the people of the state. He was expressing his views during a conclave organized by Jagran group of newspapers here. Apart from the chief minister, Delhi … Continue reading Adopting new methods for development necessary: Chhattisgarh CM

HC acquits Tripura editor in triple murder case

Tripura High Court (HC) Thursday acquitted Sushil Chowdhury, editor & proprietor of a vernacular daily newspaper of Tripura, in the sensational triple murder case. Senior advocate Piyush Kanti Biswas told AIR this afternoon that a HC bench of Chief Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Subhasis Talapatra today announced the verdict. Chowdhury was released from jail … Continue reading HC acquits Tripura editor in triple murder case

CBI grills Vijay Mallya in loan default case

CBI Thursday examined UB Group Chairman Vijay Mallya in connection with its probe into alleged loan default of 900 crore rupees taken from IDBI bank. The sources said Mallya was called to agency Headquarters in New Delhi in connection with the case where the team of Banking Securities Fraud Cell carried out his detailed questioning. … Continue reading CBI grills Vijay Mallya in loan default case

Delhi to run 6,000 extra buses from January 1

The Delhi government will run 6,000 additional buses from January 1 to 15, when the first phase of even-odd car scheme will be implemented in the national capital. Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai  said that the government will hire 4,000 contract buses and another 2,000 CNG school buses will run as public transport. Mr Rai … Continue reading Delhi to run 6,000 extra buses from January 1

Honda Cars India to recall 90,210 units of City, Mobilio

Japanese auto major Honda will recall over 90,000 units of its sedan City and multi-purpose vehicle Mobilio in India manufactured between December 2013 to July 2015 to replace fuel return pipe. The recall will affect only the diesel variants of the two models. The company’s Indian arm, Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) said that it … Continue reading Honda Cars India to recall 90,210 units of City, Mobilio

Fiscal consolidation process on track: Jayant Sinha

Union Minister for State for Finance Jayant Sinha has said that recent macro-economic indicators have shown positive trend and the structural reforms undertaken have started contributing to the sustainable growth. Addressing the first Meeting of State Finance Secretaries in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Sinha stressed the need to increase social sector spending and at the … Continue reading Fiscal consolidation process on track: Jayant Sinha

Centre declares Tamil Nadu flood as Calamity of Severe Nature

The Union Government has declared the recent Tamil Nadu flood as a “Calamity of Severe Nature.” In a statement in Chennai, the state chief minister J.Jayalalithaa has said, the centre has made the declaration as requested by her. She has added that the Parliament Secretariat has also issued a circular permitting the Members of Parliament … Continue reading Centre declares Tamil Nadu flood as Calamity of Severe Nature

Court grants pardon to David Headley in 26/11 attack case

AMN / The Bombay High Court Thursday granted pardon to mastermind in 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case Pakistani-American terrorist David Colemon Headley on condition that he turned approver. Earlier while appearing before the court via video-conferencing , from an undisclosed location in the United States, Headley had said he was ready to turn approver and … Continue reading Court grants pardon to David Headley in 26/11 attack case