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Appoint National Human Rights Commission DG within a week: SC to Centre

Appoint National Human Rights Commission DG within a week: SC to Centre

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Supreme Court on Sunday directed the Centre to appoint Director General in the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) within a week. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar also asked the central government to appoint the members of the human rights body within four weeks. “You (Centre) will be in […]

State elections will strengthen PM Modi’s development agenda: Naidu

NEW DELHI(PTI): Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said the elections in Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh will strengthen the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in continuing the development undertaken by him. “The main issue for the election of Goa, Punjab, Uttaranchal (Uttarakhand), Uttar Pradesh is the need to strengthen the hands of Prime Minister […]

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Indian Railways neglected, safety being compromised,Prabhu is earnest but failed : Mamata

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Indian Railways neglected, safety being compromised,Prabhu is earnest but failed : Mamata

KOLKATA(ANI): Extending her condolences to the kin of the deceased in the deadly derailment of the Hirakhand Express, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said the Indian Railways is neglected and being given less priority, adding the safety and security of the people is, therefore, being compromised. Banerjee said the Indian Railways, which […]

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Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express horror: PM Modi offers condolences

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Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express horror: PM Modi offers condolences

NEW DELHI(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended his condolences to the kin of the deceased in the deadly derailment of the Hirakhand Express, and assured that the Railway Ministry is closely monitoring the situation. “My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones due to the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express. The tragedy […]

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Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derails: At least 32 killed, over 50 injured

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Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derails: At least 32 killed, over 50 injured

NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 50 were believed to be injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said on Sunday. The incident took place around 11 pm on Saturday when the train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur. “Seven coaches and the engine […]

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PM Modi, Parrikar, Doval attend Combine Commanders Conference

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PM Modi, Parrikar, Doval attend Combine Commanders Conference

NEW DELHI(PTI):Top military commanders along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met in Dehradun on Saturday and took stock of the security challenges before the country. The Combined Commanders Conference was held at the Indian Military Academy (IMA) here as part of Modi’s wish to hold […]

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RSS leader’s anti-reservation comment is BJP ‘testing waters’: Dr Ambedkar’s grandson

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RSS leader’s anti-reservation comment is BJP ‘testing waters’: Dr Ambedkar’s grandson

LUCKNOW(PTI):Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar described the senior RSS functionary Manmohan Vaidya’s statement on reservations as a move to test the waters during the next month’s Uttar Pradesh elections. Vaidya said at the Jaipur Literature Festival that even Dr B R Ambedkar, architect of the Constitution, was not in favour of perpetual continuance of […]

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Rashtrapati Bhavan unhappy at President’s photos appearing in Cong hoardings, writes to EC

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Rashtrapati Bhavan unhappy at President’s photos appearing in Cong hoardings, writes to EC

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday took strong exception to President Pranab Mukherjee’s photographs appearing in some Congress hoardings in poll-bound Punjab and wrote to Election Commission to ensure that neutrality of his office “is not breached in any manner . In a letter to Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi, the President’s Secretary Omita […]

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Ishrat Jahan Fake encounter: Court allows her mother to be party in Gujarat’s in-charge DGP discharge plea

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Ishrat Jahan Fake encounter: Court allows her mother to be party in Gujarat’s in-charge DGP discharge plea

Ahmedabad (PTI):A special CBI court on Saturday allowed Ishrat Jahan’s mother Shamima Kauser’s application to become a party in Gujarat’s in-charge DGP P P Pandey’s discharge plea from the alleged fake encounter case. The court of special judge M K Pandya on Saturday allowed Kauser’s application making her party to the case so that she […]

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Protest pays off: Jallikattu ordinance ratified by State

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Protest pays off: Jallikattu ordinance ratified by State

CHENNAI:Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his support to jallikattu, an emotive issue which triggered mass protests across the state. “On behalf of the government and people of Tamil Nadu, I thank you for all your support and assistance in enabling jallikattu to be held in Tamil Nadu […]

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