HC gives bail to 4 accused in 2006 Malegaon blasts case

HC gives bail to 4 accused in 2006 Malegaon blasts case

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

The Bombay High Court on Friday granted bail to four right-wing Hindu activists and accused in the 2006 Malegaon bomb blast case, seven years after they were arrested in the case.  The four accused — Dhan Singh, Lokesh Sharma, Manohar Narwaria and Rajendra Chaudhary — had moved the Bombay High Court...

ED files case in Islamic banking K’taka ponzi scheme

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a case of money laundering in an alleged ponzi scheme in the garb of Islamic banking in Karnataka, involving the firm IMA Jewels, which duped thousands of Muslim investors of an estimated over Rs 1,500 crore during the last over one decade. The ED has...

SC refuses to interfere with NEET exam

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea which sought quashing of the answer keys of some questions in the NEET(UG)-2019 examination saying that an expert body has duly applied its mind and revised answers were issued. The top court, however, allowed the four Hyderabad based students who have...

6 Guvs, 4 CMs meet Amit Shah

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Six Governors and four Chief Ministers met Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday and discussed with him various issues concerning their respective States. Talking to reporters after the meeting Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister  YS Jaganmohan Reddy said “we are trying to convince for the need for special category status” and will...

Display credits of serials in Hindi, regional languages too, I&B Ministry tells TV channels

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has directed all satellite TV channels to display the casting, credits and titles of Hindi and regional language serials in the respective languages also. The Government said this is to promote Indian languages, enhance outreach and benefit TV viewers of the country. It has come to...

PCI seeks reply from Yogi Govt

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Taking suo motu cognisance of an incident in which a journalist was allegedly beaten up by police in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district, the Press Council of India has set up a fact-finding committee and sought a reply from the State Government, among others. The fact-finding committee, comprising Jaishankar Gupta and Uttam...

BJP to start membership drive from July 6: Chouhan

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

BJP vice-president and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday announced that the mammoth membership drive of the party would commence from July 6, the birth anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh’s founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee. Even as the membership drive would go cross-country, the BJP leader said some...

Ministries irked by NITI’s proposal

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

PM to chair think tank’s meet today Government think tank NITI Aayog’s proposal to decontrol foodstuffs, including edible oils, oilseeds, fertilisers and seeds of agricultural products from the Essential Commodities Act (ECA), 1955 has irked several Ministries, including Agriculture, Petroleum, and Chemicals and Fertilisers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to...

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