CJP welcomes SC judgment on Modi

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Victim survivors and Citizens for Justice and Peace welcomed the judgment passed by the Supreme Court in the Zakia Ahsan Jafri & Citizens for Justice and Peace SLP 1088/2008 Monday.

Disappointed, but Zakia not to give up fight against Modi

SURAT: (AMN) Zakia Jafri, widow of former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri who was brutally killed in Gulberga Society during 2002 Gjarat riots was disappointed over the SC ruling on Narendra Modi Monday. She however said that she would  fight a long struggle ahead.

BJP sees victory, Cong says no clean chit to Modi

TIA correspondent

NEW DELHI: The Congress party has said that no one has been given a clean chit by the Supreme Court in the Ehsan Jafri murder case. Party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi said: “The apex court had not opined on the merits of the case, directly or indirectly.”

Now Muslims version of Lokpal

TIA special correspondent
NEW DELHI: After Lokpal, Jan Lokpal and Bahujan Lokpal, now it is turn of another Lokpal, which could be termed as ‘Jamhuri’ or democratic Lokpal. A group of top Muslim jurists including a former chief justice of India have come together to draft a more comprehensive and accommodative Lokpal.

India to review border road projects

ASHOK B SHARMA / TIA

NEW DELHI:  The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is slated to review the progress of its 18 ongoing projects, particularly those related to India-China border and the connectivity in the remote northeastern region of the country.

Encephalitis claims 259 lives in UP

LUCKNOW: (AMN) Encephalitis or brain fever has claimed 259 lives so far this year as four more patients have succumbed to the virus-borne disease during the past 3 days in Uttar Pradesh.

Govt forms GoM over unauthorized colonies

NEW DELHI: Delhi Government has constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) under the Chairmanship of Urban Development Minister Rajkumar Chauhan to look into the various problems being currently faced by Unauthorized colonies and slum areas in the national capital.

70 CRPF battalions to counter insurgency

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The CRPF has created 70 exclusive battalions to counter insurgency and naxal operations CRPF Director General K Vijay Kumar said here on Sunday that these battalions would be separated from regular law and order duties performed by the force.

3 new Judges appointed to SC

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has appointed three new judges for the supreme court of India. The new judges who have been elevated to apex court are

PM for transparency in road projects

TIA Special Correspondent

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday emphasized the need of transparency in awarding highway projects in order to eliminate the possibility of favouratism or crony capitalism.