Constitution gives equal rights to all citizens: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said the NDA Government does not endorse any discriminatory statement by anyone based on caste, creed, race or religion. Clarifying the government’s stand in the Lok Sabha today, Mr. Singh said the Constitution gives equal rights to all citizens irrespective of caste or religion. The Home Minister was responding to … Continue reading Constitution gives equal rights to all citizens: Rajnath Singh

Accountability, transparency key to good governance: PM

AMN   – Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that accountability, responsibility and transparency were key to good governance. Addressing the civil services day function in New Delhi today, Modi said, administrative reforms were necessary for providing good governance. He said, there was a need to give priority to perfection, capacity building and learning new technologies. … Continue reading Accountability, transparency key to good governance: PM

AAP to hold pro farmers rally against Land bill in Delhi

City Reporter Aam Aadmi Party will hold a pro farmers rally at Jantar Mantar in protest against Land Acquisition Bill. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be present at the agitation, along with other senior leaders of the party. Slamming NDA government over the Land Bill, AAP said farmers have not been given any support … Continue reading AAP to hold pro farmers rally against Land bill in Delhi

Those living in Assam are Assamese: BJP

Assam BJP president, Siddartha Bhattacharjee, said those who are living in Assam are Assamese. talking to media persons at Cachar district BJP committee office at Silchar yesterday, Mr Bhattacharjee said a person’s identity should not be dictated by his religion and language. He said, a person should be identified by the land or region to … Continue reading Those living in Assam are Assamese: BJP

DPCC opposes tariff hike by DISCOMs

Vinit Wahi NEW DELHI—Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Ajay Maken strongly opposed the tariff hike sought by DISCOMs. He also released the copy of the letter written to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (dated 20.04.2015), wherein he pointed out important factors and advised the Government to take necessary steps against the proposal for tariff … Continue reading DPCC opposes tariff hike by DISCOMs

Delhi CM invites bureaucracy to forge a partnership to deliver good governance

Vinit Wahi Delhi Chief Minister Mr Arvind Kejriwal has invited the bureaucracy to forge a partnership with his government to collectively deliver good governance for the people of the national capital. Addressing a seminar at the Delhi Secretariat on eve of the Civil Services Day, the chief minister said his aspiration from the bureaucracy is … Continue reading Delhi CM invites bureaucracy to forge a partnership to deliver good governance

AAP expels Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav and two others

The Aam Aadmi Party has expelled rebel leaders Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav and two others for anti-party activities and gross indiscipline, two days after issuing a show-cause notice to them. The decision to sack them from the party was taken by the national disciplinary committee last night which said as it was not satisfied with … Continue reading AAP expels Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav and two others

Income Tax notice to Vodafone seeking reassessment of returns

Income Tax authorities have issued a fresh notice to UK-based telecom giant Vodafone seeking reassessment of tax returns for two years. The notice has been served under Section 148 of the Income Tax Act which seeks to deal with income that has escaped assessment. Sources said the notice seeks additional information from Vodafone for two … Continue reading Income Tax notice to Vodafone seeking reassessment of returns

Three-time Odisha CM JB Patnaik passes away

ASHOK B SHARMA Last disciple of the veteran statesman and politician late Dr Harekrushna Mahatab in active politics Janaki Ballabh Patnaik passed away in Tirupati early on Tuesday. He was 89. Panaik was a three-time Chief Minister of Odisha and former Governor of Assam. He was also a prominent leader of the Congress party. The … Continue reading Three-time Odisha CM JB Patnaik passes away

Char Dham Yatra to begin

The annual Char Dham Yatra will partly begin tomorrow with the opening of the gates of Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines on the auspicious occasion of “AkshayaTritiya”. The gates of the other two shrines, Kedarnath and Badrinath will be opened 24 and 26 of this month. To attract more people to the annual pilgrimage this year … Continue reading Char Dham Yatra to begin