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EC asks parties to file no dues certificate

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  Top News  /  Comments Off on EC asks parties to file no dues certificate

New Delhi, Sep. 25 (PTI): All recognised national and state parties will now have to submit an annual report to the Election Commission declaring that there are no dues pending in the form of rent for occupying government premises, telephone, electricity and water bills. But the commission has not made clear as to what action […]

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Modi launches ‘Saubhagya’ scheme to provide power to all

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Modi launches ‘Saubhagya’ scheme to provide power to all

New Delhi, Sep. 25 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a Rs 16,320-crore scheme – Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana ‘Saubhagya’ – to provide electricity connections to over 4 crore families in rural and urban areas by December 2018. “Rs 16,000 crore will be spent to bring a monumental change in the […]

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Rahul attacks PM in poll-bound Guj over GST, note ban, farm policies

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Rahul attacks PM in poll-bound Guj over GST, note ban, farm policies

Jamnagar/Dwarka, Sep. 25 (PTI): Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi over note ban, GST, farm policies and ‘Gujarat model’ of development, Rahul Gandhi today voiced confidence about winning the upcoming Assembly elections, claiming there is a strong undercurrent in favour of Congress in Gujarat. Talking to journalists on arrival in Jamnagar for a road show on […]

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FIR against 1000 students for BHU violence

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on FIR against 1000 students for BHU violence

Varanasi, Sep. 25 (PTI): An FIR has been registered against over 1,000 students in connection with the violence in the Banaras Hindu University here and also against policemen involved in the baton-charge on protestors. Seperate FIRs have been registered at the Lanka Police Station in connection with the violence on the campus, the police said […]

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Teen hangs self in Panchkula, Blue Whale angle suspected

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Teen hangs self in Panchkula, Blue Whale angle suspected

Chandigarh, Sep. 25 (PTI): In another case suspected to be linked to the notorious online game Blue Whale Challenge, a 17-year-old boy allegedly hanged himself in Panchkula, police said today. The body of the teenager, who studied at a Chandigarh school, was found hanging from the ceiling at his home on Saturday, Panchkula DCP Manbir […]

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Cong leader shot dead in MP

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Cong leader shot dead in MP

Datia (MP), Sep. 25 (PTI): A local Congress leader was shot dead and his son critically injured by assailants at a village near here, a police official said today. Police suspect political rivalry led to the fatal attack on Kailash Singh last night. The armed assailants, numbering about a dozen, fired at the 50-year-old politician […]

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Lalu seeks two weeks time to appear before CBI

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Lalu seeks two weeks time to appear before CBI

New Delhi, Sep. 25 (PTI): RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has sought two weeks to appear before the CBI for questioning in connection with a case of alleged graft in giving the maintenance contract for two IRCTC hotels to a private firm, sources said today. The contracts were given when Yadav was railway minister. Yadav, […]

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Anti-militancy operation in Uri: Body of militant found

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Anti-militancy operation in Uri: Body of militant found

Srinagar, Sep. 25 (PTI): Security forces today recovered body of a militant near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri area of Kashmir, taking the number of ultras killed in the operation there to four. Security forces this morning resumed the anti-militancy operation, which was launched yesterday, following information about presence of more militants in […]

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PM forms Economic Advisory Council; Debroy to head it

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on PM forms Economic Advisory Council; Debroy to head it

New Delhi, Sep. 25 (PTI): Over three years after coming to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today formed an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) amid the government’s endeavour to give a push to the growth which has witnessed a slowdown. The five-member EAC will be headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy and will include NITI […]

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620 tonnes of food shipped for Rohingya refugees in B’desh

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on 620 tonnes of food shipped for Rohingya refugees in B’desh

Rajamahendravaram (AP), Sep. 25 (PTI): Nearly 620 tonnes of food material were today shipped from the Kakinada Deep Water Port in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district for distribution among the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Faced with an onslaught from the Myanmar army, scores of Rohingya people have recently fled the Rakhine state of that country […]

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