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Jaitley files fresh Rs 10 cr defamation suit against Kejriwal

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Jaitley files fresh Rs 10 cr defamation suit against Kejriwal

New Delhi, May 22 (PTI): Union minister Arun Jaitley today filed a fresh civil defamation suit of Rs 10 crore against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal whose lawyer allegedly used an objectionable word against him in court last week. Jaitley, who holds the twin portfolios of Finance and Defence, filed the fresh suit after Kejriwal’s […]

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No bomb manufacturing will be allowed: Mamata

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on No bomb manufacturing will be allowed: Mamata

Bolpur (West Bengal), May 22 (IANS): In a stern warning, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday instructed the police to step up vigilance and check bomb manufacturing, particularly, in sensitive areas of Birbhum district, where crude bomb-making related explosions have occurred. “Please pay attention. No bomb manufacturing will be allowed. Rescue whatever arms […]

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Dinakaran’s aide Sukesh Chandrashekar denied bail

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Dinakaran’s aide Sukesh Chandrashekar denied bail

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS): A special court here on Monday rejected the bail plea of alleged middleman and sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran’s aide Sukesh Chandrashekar in a bribe case. Special Judge Poonam Chaudhry said it was not appropriate to grant bail to Chandrashekar at this stage. The court observed that he is allegedly […]

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25 Indian doctors stranded in China to return Tuesday

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on 25 Indian doctors stranded in China to return Tuesday

Beijing, May 22 (IANS): Twenty-five Indian doctors and their families, stuck in a hotel in China’s Shenzhen city after their travel agent failed to pay the Chinese tour operator, will travel to India on Tuesday. “They are in Macau and will travel to Mumbai tomorrow,” an Indian official at the Consulate in Guangzhou told IANS. […]

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Many injured in pitched battles between police, Left Front protesters

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Many injured in pitched battles between police, Left Front protesters

Kolkata, May 22 (IANS): A number of police personnel and Left protesters were injured on Monday as the security forces used tear gas and baton charges on thousands of belligerent activists who broke barricades here and neighbouring Howrah during a protest march to the secretariat. Several areas in Kolkata and Howrah district turned into battlefields […]

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Saharanpur clashes give Mayawati chance to regain lost ground

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Saharanpur clashes give Mayawati chance to regain lost ground

Lucknow, May 22 (PTI): With the recent caste clashes in Saharanpur giving Maywati an opportunity to regain lost ground among her support base, the BSP chief will visit the scene of violence tomorrow. Mayawati’s visit to the trouble-torn area comes in the backdrop of the Dalit outfit Bhim Sena staging a massive dharna in Delhi […]

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Uttar Pradesh set to do away with minorities quota in schemes

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Uttar Pradesh set to do away with minorities quota in schemes

Lucknow, May 22 (IANS): In a move likely to trigger a political storm, the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh is all set to end the 20 per cent quota for minorities in social welfare schemes. The quota was fixed by the earlier Samajwadi Party government. Informed sources here on Monday said Social Welfare Minister Ramapati […]

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H C Gupta awarded 2-yr jail term in coal scam case

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on H C Gupta awarded 2-yr jail term in coal scam case

New Delhi, May 22 (PTI): Former coal secretary H C Gupta was today awarded two-year-imprisonment by a special court here in a coal scam case. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parasher also sentenced two senior government officials, K S Kropha and K C Samaria, for two-year imprisonment in the case. Besides the jail term, the court […]

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18 arrested, 2 police officials suspended over Jharkhand lynching

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on 18 arrested, 2 police officials suspended over Jharkhand lynching

Ranchi, May 22 (IANS): Eighteen persons have been arrested and the officers in charge of two police stations suspended in Jharkhand in connection with the lynching of seven persons on May 18 on suspicion of being child lifters. “It was a spontaneous reaction of the villagers based on unfounded WhatsApp messages about child lifting,” S.K.G. […]

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NDA govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue:Rajnath

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on NDA govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue:Rajnath

  Pelling (Sikkim), May 21 (PTI): Amidst the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today that the NDA government would find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue. Addressing a public reception in this western part of the tiny Himalayan state, Singh said Pakistan had been trying to destabilise India […]

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