RS passes Bill to cut MPs’ salaries by 30% for yr

RS passes Bill to cut MPs’ salaries by 30% for yr

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Parliament on Friday passed a Bill to reduce for one year the salaries of MPs by 30 per cent “to meet the exigencies arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic”. The Bill was passed in Rajya Sabha with a voice vote while Lok Sabha had passed the Salary, Allowances and Pension...

ED files Prosecution Complaint against Shabir Shah’s wife

Friday, 18 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a Prosecution Complaint (chargesheet in police parlance) under Prevention of Money Laundering Act against Bilquies Shah, wife of Shabir Ahmad Shah, before a Special Court here in a terror funding case. This is a Supplementary Prosecution Complaint to an earlier one filed against Shabir Ahmad...

Chief of Army Staff takes stock of LoC situation

Friday, 18 September 2020 | PNS | Jammu

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General MM Naravane Thursday conducted first hand assessment of the prevailing security situation along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir. Immediately after landing in Srinagar General Naravane proceeded to the forward areas along with top brass of the Northern Command. Later in the day,...

Minister Jaleel grilled by NIA for 8 hrs

Friday, 18 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

KT Jaleel, Minister for Higher Education, was interrogated by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday for almost eight hours in connection with the Quran import scam, gold smuggling and violation of protocol guidelines by the former. Jaleel did not speak to the media. This is being seen as the continuation...

Political disaster stares at CPM: Kerala watchers

Friday, 18 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

The gold smuggling scam, the LIFE Mission corruption charges and the drug trafficking case with its origin in Bangalore in which the CPI(M) ministers and leaders stand accused have rejuvenated the opposition BJP and to a certain extent the Muslim League in Kerala. “The resignation or sacking of K T Jaleel,...

Another Pulwama-type terror strike averted

Friday, 18 September 2020 | PNS | Jammu

Another Pulwama type terror strike was averted by the joint teams of security forces after they stumbled upon 52 kgs of explosive material which included over 400 packets of explosives weighing 125 gm and 50 detonators during search operations near Karewa forest area of Gadikhal in Awantipora on Thursday. According to...

3 terrorists killed in J&K

Friday, 18 September 2020 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

Three terrorists belonging to a pro Pakistan terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen were neutralised by the joint teams of security forces in the congested area of Batmaloo in Srinagar early Thursday morning. Two CRPF personnel, including a Deputy commandant identified as Rahul Mathur leading one of the search parties, received bullet injuries...

Cong holds protest on Modi’s 70th b’day

Friday, 18 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and Shashi Tharoor wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday on Thursday but at the same time their party also launched a scathing attack on the PM over the growing unemployment in India and held protests over the issue at several places across...

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