DMK moves Madras HC against 10% quota

DMK moves Madras HC against 10% quota

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI

The DMK, which demanded earlier this month that the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly pass a unanimous resolution against the 10 per cent reservation announced by the Centre for the economically weaker sections in the forward communities, approached the Madras High Court on Friday with a writ petition, challenging the Constitutional...

Survey to identify those who left out by Govt schemes, says Puri

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

In a move to identify eligible people who are left out under the Prime Minister’s flagship schemes, a survey, ‘safety net survey’, is being conducted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA). All necessary formalities are expected to be completed by January 31, 2019. The survey is being...

India lodges strong protest with Pak over Gilgit-Baltistan

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

India on Friday summoned the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan and lodged a strong protest on a recent order by Pakistan Supreme Court extending its jurisdiction over Gilgit-Baltistan. The Pakistani official was conveyed that the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir, which also includes the so-called ‘Gilgit-Baltistan’, “has been, is...

Mizoram CM against dilution of existing Citizenship Act

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Friday said there should not be any dilution of the 64-year old Citizenship Act. “It (amendments) should not be there. Let it be as it is. Let is not be amended as it is proposed. That’s what we want,” Zoramthanga told reporters here.

Centre likely to call N-E CMs meeting

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Against the backdrop of strong protests over the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill, the Centre is expected to soon call a meeting of the Chief Ministers of all northeastern States to address concerns. Sources said a decision in this regard was taken after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh discussed the matter in...

IAS officer Chandrakala, SP leader get ED summon

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to four accused persons, including IAS officer B Chandrakala and a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, in connection with an alleged illegal mining scam case in Uttar Pradesh. The ED had registered a criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) after taking...

Congress MLAs being ‘terrorised’ as part of BJP's toppling bid, alleges Kharge

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PTI | Bengaluru

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of attempting to "take control" of his party MLAs in Karnataka by using CBI, ED and Income Tax to "terrorise" them in the BJP's alleged bid to topple the State Government. "They are trying multiple things such as threatening...

Maha Government mulling Ordinance against dance bars

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Under severe criticism from the Opposition and other quarters over the Supreme Court relaxing some of its stringent legal provisions restricting licencing and functioning of dance bars in the State, the Maharashtra Government on Friday announced that if necessary, it would promulgate an Ordinance to enforce rules and stop reopening...

State Editions

UP govt nod to quota for poor among upper castes

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Special fee on IMFL, beer for ‘gaushalas’

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

CM holds meeting with jr ministers

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Cong considering of allying with Shivpal

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Another minor girl delivers baby in Jajpur

19 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 schoolgirls impregnated in D’nal, K’handi

19 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

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