Chargesheet against 10 persons, including 5 activists

Chargesheet against 10 persons, including 5 activists

Friday, 16 November 2018 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

The Pune police on Thursday finally filed the first chargesheet before a special court in Pune against 10 persons in the Bhima-Koregaon riots case, accusing them, among other things, of conspiring to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi and overthrow the democratically elected Government in the country. In their chargesheet filed before...

Omar: NC open to participate in Assembly polls in J&K

Friday, 16 November 2018 | PTI | Srinagar

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has hinted his party would participate in Assembly polls in Jammu & Kashmir if fresh elections to the State legislature are announced in the near future. "You got the control of a handful of towns & cities because NC & PDP stayed away (and the Congress did...

India hosts agriculture summit to boost agri produce trade

Friday, 16 November 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

To increase agricultural produce trade in Asia and the Pacific countries, India hosted a two-day meet of the general assembly of Network for Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and Pacific (NEDAC) to chalk out a strategy for regional trade. NEDAC also adopted a new constitution on Thursday. While inaugurating the...

Def procurement happening speedily but with ‘due diligence intact’

Friday, 16 November 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

In an effort to give a boost to Indian defence industry and maintain operational preparedness of the armed forces, defence procurement has been simplified and is happening speedily but with “due diligence intact, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Thursday. However, the domestic manufacturers have to convince the armed...

AJL gets breather after HC order to keep status quo till Nov 22

Friday, 16 November 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The publisher of the National Herald newspaper, who was ordered by the Centre, to vacate its headquarters at ‘Herald House’ building by November 15, got a last minute breather on Thursday with the Delhi High Court directing status quo till November 22.  However, the court did not stay the eviction...

Freedom fighter’s widow made to wait 30 yrs for pension

Friday, 16 November 2018 | PTI | Chennai

The Madras High Court has directed the Union Home Ministry to sanction pension for the widow of a freedom fighter and slammed it for a delay of over three decades in considering the woman’s application. Justice R Suresh Kumar said the attitude on the part of officials responsible for keeping the...

NE States to be ODF by Dec 2018

Friday, 16 November 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

While Sikkim has already taken lead in becoming the first Open Defecation Free (ODF) in the country, the other States from the Northeast region have committed to make the region ODF by December end this year.  This was decided at a regional review meeting of the North Eastern States —Arunachal Pradesh,...

BJP expels 64 rebel leaders ahead of MP Assembly polls

Friday, 16 November 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The rebel candidates denied tickets in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan may impact results of many constituencies in two States as the BJP has expelled 64 of them in MP and working overtime to seek withdrawal of as many of them from the electoral fray. After inducting several  fresh faces in Madhya...

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