Nirav Modi remanded until Oct 17, UK extradition trial planned for May 2020

Nirav Modi remanded until Oct 17, UK extradition trial planned for May 2020

Thursday, 19 September 2019 | PTI | London

Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion PNB fraud and money laundering case, was on Thursday further remanded to judicial custody until October 17 by a UK court which said it was working towards his extradition trial hearing in May next...

Always pitched for growth of regional languages, Hindi should be 2nd language: Shah

Always pitched for growth of regional languages, Hindi should be 2nd language: Shah

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | PTI | Ranchi

Seeking to put to rest the controversy over his remarks on Hindi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said he has never asked for imposition of Hindi anywhere in the country but advocated its use as the second language. Shah said he has been repeatedly pitching for strengthening regional languages. "I...

European parliamentarians slam Pak for harbouring militants, say terrorists didn't land from moon

European parliamentarians slam Pak for harbouring militants, say terrorists didn't land from moon

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | PTI | Brussels

European parliamentarians Ryszard Czarnecki and Fulvio Martusciello have slammed Pakistan for harbouring militants, with one of them saying terrorists who carried out attacks in India did not come from the Moon. During a special debate of the plenary of the European Parliament on the situation in Kashmir on Tuesday, Czarnecki, the...

Mamata meets PM Modi, raises issue of renaming West Bengal

Mamata meets PM Modi, raises issue of renaming West Bengal

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday raised the issue of renaming the state during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The West Bengal assembly has passed a resolution to rename the state as 'Bangla'. Describing her meeting with the prime minister as fruitful, Banerjee told...

Defamation case filed against Cong leader Digvijay Singh on statements made against BJP, Bajrang Dal

Defamation case filed against Cong leader Digvijay Singh on statements made against BJP, Bajrang Dal

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

A defamation case has been filed against former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh for his statements against BJP and Bajrang Dal recently. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal has put up the matter for consideration on October 9. The plea filed by BJP member and lawyer Rajesh Kumar said that Singh...

Idea that Hindi can alone unite India dangerous: Chidambaram

Idea that Hindi can alone unite India dangerous: Chidambaram

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who is lodged in Tihar Jail, on Wednesday said the idea that Hindi alone can unite the people of the country is a dangerous trend. Chidambaram said while he supported the idea that all languages should be developed, he will never accept that Hindi can alone...

Govt approves 78-day wages as productivity bonus to railway employees: Javadekar

Govt approves 78-day wages as productivity bonus to railway employees: Javadekar

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved 78-day wages as productivity bonus to railway employees, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said. This is for the sixth consecutive year that productivity linked bonus is being given to railway employees. It would benefit 11 lakh employees and would cost the exchequer Rs 2,000 crore, Javadekar said.  

Govt approves ordinance to ban production, import of e-cigarettes

Govt approves ordinance to ban production, import of e-cigarettes

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance to ban production, import, distribution and sale of electronic cigarettes, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said. Sitharaman, who had headed a Group of Ministers (GoM) on the issue, said the Cabinet decided to ban e-cigarettes and similar products as they pose health risk to...

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