CRPF Jawan kills 4 colleagues in Chhattisgarh

AMN / RAIPUR A CRPF constable posted in Maoist-affected area allegedly killed four of his colleagues and injured another after a fight broke out in para-military’s 168th battalion at Badaguda in the tribal Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. Inspector General of police (Bastar range) Vivekanand Sinha confirmed that the incident took place at Basaguda CRPF 168 … Continue reading CRPF Jawan kills 4 colleagues in Chhattisgarh

Direct tax collections rise 14.4% during April–November

AMN Direct tax collections has registered a growth of 14.4 per cent during April to November of this fiscal. Central Board of Direct Taxes in a statement said, tax collections up to November this year stood at 4.8 lakh crore rupees, which is 14.4 per cent higher than the net collections for the corresponding period … Continue reading Direct tax collections rise 14.4% during April–November

68% voter turnout in first phase of Gujarat Elections

AMN More than 68 per cent voter turn out was recorded in the first phase of Gujarat Assembly Elections. The polling for 89 assembly constituencies of the State was held today. In 2012 assembly election, the polling percentage was 71.7 per cent while it was around 60 per cent in the previous assembly election. Briefing … Continue reading 68% voter turnout in first phase of Gujarat Elections

Widespread protests continue in wake of US stand on Jerusalem

WEB DESK Protest and demonstrations against US President Mr Trump’s announcement of declaring Jerusalem as Isreal capital have spread in different parts of the world. Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters held demonstrations in Jordan, Egypt, Iraq, Turkey, Tunisia and Iran. Protesters also rallied in Malaysia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Indonesia. Two Palestinians died after Israeli troops … Continue reading Widespread protests continue in wake of US stand on Jerusalem

Rahul attacks Modi on the state of education in Gujarat

AMN / New Delhi In his latest attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP in the run up to the assembly elections in Gujarat, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today questioned him on the state of education in the state. Posing the eleventh in the series of questions being raised by him to … Continue reading Rahul attacks Modi on the state of education in Gujarat

Israel airstrikes strike Gaza Strip during Palestinian ‘day of rage’

WEB DESK Israel on Friday carried out airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in retaliation for earlier rocket fire from the occupied territories. At least 10 people wounded in the bombing, with some reports putting the number of injured as high as 25. Scores have been wounded as Israeli aircraft bombed military facilities in Gaza. Violent … Continue reading Israel airstrikes strike Gaza Strip during Palestinian ‘day of rage’

PM greets Sonia Gandhi on her birthday

Sonia Gandhi turns 71 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended birthday greetings to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. In a tweet, Mr Modi prayed for her long life and good health. Sondia today turned 71 and party leaders and workers thronged her residence to greet her on her birthday. Gandhi also met a number of leaders … Continue reading PM greets Sonia Gandhi on her birthday

Territorial integrity of NE states will not compromised on Naga pact: HM

AMN Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said, the territorial integrity of the north-eastern states will not be compromised while concluding the final agreement on the Naga insurgency issue. Mr Singh was replying to a question in Shokhuvi, Nagaland yesterday about the possibility of territorial integrity of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Manipur getting affected by … Continue reading Territorial integrity of NE states will not compromised on Naga pact: HM

CBI books NTPC Director-Finance, two others for corruption

AMN The CBI has booked the Director (Finance) of the state-run power utility NTPC Limited, along with two others, in connection with a case pertaining to corruption. It carried out search at his residence at Asian Games Village in New Delhi. The agency has registered an FIR against NTPC’s Kulamani Biswal, BGR Mining and Infra … Continue reading CBI books NTPC Director-Finance, two others for corruption

CJI calls for giving primacy to institutional arbitration

AMN /NEW DELHI Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra has said that if India has to become the hub of arbitration, institutional arbitration has to be given primacy. Addressing an international conference on Arbitration in the era of globalization in New Delhi today, Justice Misra said, India has to grow its own arbitration system … Continue reading CJI calls for giving primacy to institutional arbitration