AMN The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea of the Gujarat Congress seeking counting of at least 20 per cent of the paper trail slips manually along with votes cast in the EVMs in each constituency of the state. It said that the court cannot interfere unless the Election Commission of India’s decision … Continue reading SC refuses Cong plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Gujrat
Bisheshwar Mishra/ NEW DELHI On the opening day of the winter session, the Rajya Sabha was today adjourned three times. First on Janata Dal-U MPs disqualification issue raised by Congress and Samajwadi Party, and subsequently twice on Prime Minister Nardndra Modi’s remarks against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh alleging that Singh had connived with a … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned over PM remarks, disqualification of MPs
AMN / New Delhi The Supreme Court today accepted the submissions of the central government and extended the deadline for the mandatory linking of Aadhaar to schemes and bank accounts and mobiles to March 31 next year. A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in an interim order, also modified its earlier … Continue reading Deadline for linking of Aadhaar with various services extended
AMN Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said her biggest priority is to ensure hundred per cent transparency in defence procurement while speeding up implementation of long-pending acquisition process. She said a shake up is being given to the Ministry to speed up various acquisition projects and clear backlogs for key programmes. Addressing a function in … Continue reading 100% transparency in defence procurement top priority: N Sitharaman
AMN Winter Session of Parliament which begin on Friday will be stormy. The session which will end on 5th of next month will have 14 sittings. During the session, the Muslim Women Right on Marriage Bill related to triple talaq and legislation on granting Constitutional status to the Backward Class Commission are among the important … Continue reading Winter Session of Parliament to begin on stormy note
AMN / New Delhi IF variuos exit polls are to be believed BJP is all set to sweep the assembly polls in North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh and is expected to retain power in Gujarat. The exit polls show that BJP is likely to win in Gujarat with a comfortable majority in a fiercely … Continue reading Exit polls bring good news for BJP in Himachal, Gujarat
AMN Pakistan today directed its High Commission in New Delhi to issue visas to the wife and mother of Kulbhushan Jadhav. Official sources said, the directive was issued by the Foreign Ministry following its decision last week to allow Jadhav’s family to meet him on 25th of this month. The Foreign Office sources said that … Continue reading Pakistan to issue visas to Kulbhushan Jadhav’s family
AMN Polling has come to an end for the second and final phase of Assembly elections in Gujarat.Of the total 182 constituencies, 93 in North and Central Gujarat went to polls in this phase. About 62 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 4 PM.Polling, which began at 8 in the morning, was peaceful and … Continue reading Polling ends for final phase of Gujarat assembly elections
agencies / New Delhi/Ahmedabad Just a few hours before the last phase of elections in Gujarat big row erupted over Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi’s interviews to Gujarati news channels with the BJP coming under attack for trying to muzzle media. Suggesting that the Election Commission should apply the same yardstick as applied to TV channels … Continue reading Rahul’s TV interviews spark row: FIR filed, EC serves notice
AMN / New Delhi The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Union of India’s nodal agencies to convene a meeting with all stakeholders, including Internet giants – – Google, Yahoo and Microsoft – – within six weeks to remove the objectionable contents pertaining to sex determination tests. A bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak … Continue reading Female foeticide: SC steps in to curb sex determination tests
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