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Government to set up IIMC campuses in N-E

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Government to set up IIMC campuses in N-E

In line with India’s Act East Policy, the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry has proposed to set up a Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) campus in Arunachal Pradesh, and a permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) in Aizawl, Mizoram. The move aimed at encouraging local talent in the media […]

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UP: Yogi Adityanath govt transfers 41 IAS officers, shunts out tainted LDA VC

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UP: Yogi Adityanath govt transfers 41 IAS officers, shunts out tainted LDA VC

Lucknow(PTI): The UP government shunted out tainted Vice Chairman of Lucknow Development Authority Satyendra Singh while effecting a major bureaucratic reshuffle involving 41 IAS officers in the second such drill in less than a week. Singh, who is mired in controversy over alleged corruption in LDA, has been put on wait list by the Yogi […]

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AIADMK merger talks: Sasikala family should be ousted, say sources in OPS camp

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AIADMK merger talks: Sasikala family should be ousted, say sources in OPS camp

Amid talks about coming together of rival AIADMK factions led by TTV Dhinakaran and O Panneerselvam (OPS), AIADMK ministers have welcomed the rebel and former chief minister’s statement indicating his wish for merger. The development came after the Delhi Police booked AIADMK (Amma) leader TTV Dhinakaran for allegedly trying to bribe an Election Commission official […]

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Police File FIR Against Army for Tying Man to Jeep as ‘Human Shield’

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Police File FIR Against Army for Tying Man to Jeep as ‘Human Shield’

Srinagar: Police in Jammu and Kashmir have filed an FIR against a unit of the Indian Army in connection with a video that showed a man being tied to an Army jeep, allegedly as a ‘shield’ against stone-pelters, during the polling day violence on April 9. PTI has identified the man as one Farooq Dar.   […]

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Sacked over sex CD row, former AAP minister Sandeep Kumar campaigns for BJP

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Sacked over sex CD row, former AAP minister Sandeep Kumar campaigns for BJP

The former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Minister Sandeep Kumar who was sacked after an alleged sex scandal, is now campaigning for the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for the Delhi MCD polls. Kumar who was the SC/ST Welfare and Women and Child Development Minister in the Delhi government was on Sunday seen campaigning […]

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Triple Talaq row: AIMPLB questions PM Narendra Modi’s repeated ‘interference’

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Triple Talaq row: AIMPLB questions PM Narendra Modi’s repeated ‘interference’

NEW DELHI(PTI): Raising questions on Prime Minister Modi’s repeated interjection in the triple talaq issue, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday asserted that they don’t know in what manner the former is going to help Muslim women AIMPLB Secretary Zafrab Jilani said, “The schemes of the welfare of Muslims which were […]

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I am scared. Anything can happen to me. I am not a stone-pelter: Kashmiri man who was tied to army jeep

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I am scared. Anything can happen to me. I am not a stone-pelter:  Kashmiri man who was tied to army jeep

NEW DELHI: There was massive outrage on Thursday after former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah tweeted a video of a young man strapped to an army jeep. The 26-year-old Farooq Ahmad Dar told DNA that he was paraded for 26 km allegedly to keep stone-pelters at bay. He said: “”I cannot believe that I am alive. They first […]

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No school, college holdiays on ‘jayantis’; 220 days of teaching mandatory in UP

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No school, college holdiays on ‘jayantis’; 220 days of teaching mandatory in UP

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced that he will abolish school and college holidays on birth anniversaries (jayantis) of great leaders and political icons. “I am going to make an announcement that may not sound pleasant to many, but the tradition to declare holidays on jayantis of great leaders should end […]

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​Maharashtra govt hands over Western and Eastern express highways to MMRDA

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Mumbai: In what will help circumvent the Supreme Court’s (SC) ban on liquor vends at a distance of 500 meters from state and national highways, the ​Maharashtra government has handed over the Western and Eastern express highways to the MMRDA for their upkeep. The move will help ensure that 338 liquor retailers in Mumbai city […]

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Democracy in Jammu & Kashmir: 2.02% voting recorded in Budgaum during repoll

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Jammu: Around 2.02% voting was recorded in Budgam where re-polling took place at 38 polling stations of Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday, ANI reported. The repolling was ordered by the Election Commission (EC) following violence during Sunday’s polls for the prestigious seat. Only 1.68% voters had cast their franchise till 2 pm. Only 576 […]

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