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2007 Ajmer blast case: Devendra Gupta & Bhavesh Patel sentenced to life imprisonment

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2007 Ajmer blast case: Devendra Gupta & Bhavesh Patel sentenced to life imprisonment

NEW DELHI(PTI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court on Wednesday sentenced two convicts — Devendra Gupta and Bhavesh Patel — to life imprisonment in connection with 2007 Ajmer dargah blast case. The court had on March 8 convicted Patel, Gupta and Sunil Joshi, and acquitted others including Swami Aseemanand. Joshi has already died. The […]

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Aadhaar Card must to file I-T returns, processing PAN card even 3 successive SC orders

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Aadhaar Card must to file I-T returns, processing PAN card even 3 successive SC orders

NEW DELHI: Even as the Supreme Court has in successive orders, declared that the Aadhaar card cannot be made mandatory, the government on Tuesday made quoting the national ID number mandatory for filing Income Tax returns and also processing of Permanent Account Number (PAN) applications from July 1, 2017. The apex court in 2015, and […]

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Yogi Adityanath, Manohar Parrikar & Keshav Maurya likely to remain MPs till President polls: Report

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Yogi Adityanath, Manohar Parrikar & Keshav Maurya likely to remain MPs till President polls: Report

Three Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs —​ Manohar Parrikar, Yogi Adityanath and Keshav Prasad Maurya are likely to remain as Member of Parliament (MP) until the presidential polls slated for July, reported Times of India. Last week, Parrkiar who is a Rajya Sabha MP from UP, took over as Goa CM​. Adityanath and Maurya who are […]

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Black money: Probe into Indians named by HSBC, Leichstenstein banks complete, says Arun Jaitley

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Black money: Probe into Indians named by HSBC, Leichstenstein banks complete, says Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI(PTI): The government has completed investigation against persons named in HSBC and Liechtenstein banks for black money stashed abroad and made an assessment totaling around Rs 15,000 crore in the two cases. Disclosing this during Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said investigation against 628 persons named in the HSBC […]

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‘I can call any of you any time’: PM Modi asks BJP MPs to ensure presence in Parliament

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‘I can call any of you any time’: PM Modi asks BJP MPs to ensure presence in Parliament

NEW DELHI(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed unhappiness over lack of quorum often causing delay in Parliament’s functioning and asked BJP members to ensure their presence, saying he can call any of them any time. He told them at a BJP Parliamentary Party meeting that attending Parliament is their basic responsibility and added […]

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Babri action panel rejects out-of-court settlement; minister says govt favours talks

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Babri action panel rejects out-of-court settlement; minister says govt favours talks

NEW DELHI: Union Minister PP Chaudhary on Tuesday said the government too favours talks to resolve the Ayodhya dispute after the apex court suggested that such “sensitive” religious issues could be settled through negotiations. Chaudhary’s remarks came after the Supreme Court said fresh attempts must be made by all parties concerned to find a solution […]

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Why no new window to deposit demonetized notes after December 30: SC asks govt, RBI

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Why no new window to deposit demonetized notes after December 30: SC asks govt, RBI

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the Reserve Bank of India and the Centre why a separate window was not created to allow people to deposit notes after December 30. Supreme Court to Centre, RBI PTI alert Why didn’t create separate category for those who couldn’t deposit demonetised notes by December 30 While the […]

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Ayodhya dispute: SC advises to settle Ram temple issue amicably; CJI Offers to mediate

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Ayodhya dispute: SC advises to settle Ram temple issue amicably; CJI Offers to mediate

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday advised concern parties to settle the Ayodhya dispute amicably​ as it was a sensitive and sentimental issue. The court was hearing Subramanian Swamy’s plea who sought an urgent hearing of Ayodhya dispute in the top court. However, the court asked the parties concerned to sit together to arrive […]

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India home to 101 billionaires, Mukesh Ambani tops list:Forbes

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India home to 101 billionaires, Mukesh Ambani tops list:Forbes

NEW DELHI(PTI): India is home to world’s fourth highest number of billionaires with Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani leading the club of more than 100 super rich Indians, according to a new list released by Forbes magazine. The Forbes list of the ‘World’s Billionaires’ 2017 consists of 2,043 of the richest people in the world […]

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Uttarakhand HC recognises Ganga as first living entity of India

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Uttarakhand HC recognises Ganga as first living entity of India

Dehradun (Uttarakhand)(ANI): The Uttarakhand High Court on Monday recognised river Ganga as the first living entity of India. One of the largest rivers in India, Ganga is considered to be the holiest river and holds a high place in the mythology of India. Recognising a river as a living entity means granting it the same […]

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