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Home Secretary sacked shortly after Rajnath Singh briefs PM Modi

NEW DELHI(PTI): Sources privy to the developments said that after his admission over making telephone calls, Goswami’s continuance as Home Secretary may have become “untenable”. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about allegations that Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami had tried to stall the arrest of Congress leader Mantang […]

Supreme Court to examine term ‘grossly offensive’ of IT Act provision

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will examine the term “grossly offensive” used in a provision of the Information Technology Act which empowers police to arrest web users for posting objectionable content. “What is grossly offensive to you, may not be grossly offensive to me and it is a vague term. We are […]

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30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India: UNO report

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NEW DELHI(AFP/TNN): About 30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India even as the Millennium Development Goal (MGD) programme will expire in December, a United Nations report has said. “Still nearly 300 million people live in extreme poverty in India and face deprivation in terms of access to basic services, including education, health, […]

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Eleven players who can attain Cricket World Cup glory in 2015

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A short profile of eleven players who are touted to take the 2015 World Cup by storm. World Cup collage Picture this – South African opener Hashim Amla makes his way on to the field. The man from Durban exudes serenity as he takes his stance. At the opposite end is his strike partner- Australian powerhouseDavid Warner who […]

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AAP donor rubbishes allegations against party, asks AVAM to explain

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NEW DELHI(PTI): An AAP donor, who had contributed US $1,000 to it, on Wednesday rubbished allegations against the party on the donation issue and said civil as well as criminal action were being initiated against the leader of AAP breakaway group AVAM for levelling false charges. Jaskirat Mann also accused the AVAM (AAP Volunteer Action […]

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Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami’s fate hangs in balance?

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New Delhi(PTI): The fate of Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami, who is at the centre of a controversy over allegedly making an attempt to stall the arrest of Congress leader Matang Sinh in the Saradha scam, hangs in balance after he acknowledged having made telephone calls to CBI officials. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who […]

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Music director Ismail Darbar arrested in assault case, granted bail

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Mumbai(Bollywoodmantras): National Award winning music composer Ismail Darbar was today arrested in an assault case filed by an assistant director, a day after his son and two others were held in the same matter. Darbar, a well-known name in Bollywood, was taken into custody from his residence in suburban Oshiwara and later produced before a […]

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Thai PM says democracy roadmap on schedule, poll early next year

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Bangkok ( Reuters): Thai Prime Minister and coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Wednesday that a roadmap to return the country to democracy was on schedule, confirming plans for a general election in early 2016. Prayuth’s comments came amid renewed tensions in Thailand, following twin bomb blasts in Bangkok on Sunday and last month’s decision […]

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Surya namaskar made compulsory in 48,000 schools Rajasthan

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JAIPUR(TNN): Amid protests from different corners, the education department issued orders on Tuesday for government and private schools to introduce surya namaskar in all secondary and senior secondary classes with immediate effect. The order issued by office of director secondary education, Rajasthan says that every secondary and senior secondary school has to hold 20 minute […]

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PM Modi trashes opinion polls by singing the record of Vikas (development mantra)

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New Delhi(Web Team): Singing the record of “VIKAS” (development mantra) in his last rally three days ahead of Delhi assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday tried to woo voters by highlighting central welfare schemes and trashed the opinion polls which gave an edge to AAP, saying BJP will get majority. Attacking BJP’s main […]

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