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Has ‘Caged Parrot’ CBI Turned Into The Government’s Bulldog As Well?

New Delhi,Sandip Roy : It’s not clear what Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wanted the Prime Minister to do. Did he expect Narendra Modi to come down and do a spot of hand-to-hand combat with him? Kejriwal lashed out at Modi on social media calling him a “coward” and a “psychopath”. The BJP has reacted […]

CBI raids: Delhi CM Kejriwal trying to ‘hide something’ from CBI, says MoS PMO Jitendra Singh

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New Delhi(PTI): Taking on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his statement that the CBI raided his office looking for the DDCA files related to graft cases in which Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is involved, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (MoS PMO) Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said he suspect of the AAP […]

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Emergency meeting to select a new UP Lokayukta inconclusive

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Lucknow(PTI): The marathon meeting to appoint a new Lokayukta in Uttar Pradesh remained inconclusive on Tuesday as the selection committee failed to reach a consensus. The three-member selection committee comprising Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court DY Chandrachud and Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly Swami Prasad Maurya could not […]

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RBI dismisses rumours that scribbled-on currency notes won’t be allowed after January 1

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MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday refuted rumours that notes that have been scribbled on would not be accepted from January 1. PTI reported that Rajan, in an audio message, said such notes would also be accepted as legal tender, and denied issuing a communiqué that stated banks would not accept […]

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Finance Ministry raises monetary limit for filing appeals in tax cases

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Seeking to reduce tax litigation by about 50%, the Finance Ministry on Tuesday raised the monetary limit for filing appeals to Rs 10 lakh in appellate tribunal, and Rs 20 lakh in High Courts. It has been decided to withdraw appeals filed by I-T department in ITAT and High Courts for cases involving […]

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When the time comes, Mulayam Singh will propose my name to become Prime Minister: Azam Khan

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Lucknow(PTI): Claiming to be the “fittest” person to become the Prime Minister, senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Tuesday said that he aspires to take up the top job and that “if Narendra Modi resigns and all MPs elect me the PM it will send a good message across the country and India will […]

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CBI raids were based on former DDC official Ashish Joshi’s complaint who sent back to the parent cadre by the AAP Govt

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DELHI: The CBI raids at the office of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s principal Secretary Rajender Kumar at the Secretariat in New Delhi was based on a complaint filed by a former member secretary of Delhi Dialogue Commission (DDC) Ashish Joshi. Joshi had in July registered complaints with CBI and Anti-Corruption Branch of Delhi Government, accusing […]

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CBI being dictated by someone to raid Chief Minister’s office, politically motivated: Senior lawyer H S Phoolka

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NEW DELHI: Senior lawyer H S Phoolka who is representing Rajender Kumar, Principal Secretary of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Tuesday described the CBI action as “politically motivated” and said his client was being made a “scape goat”. “I wonder how could the files pertaining to 2007 allegation be in the office of present […]

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Mudra Yojana: Rs 1.22 lakh crore loan disbursement target for banks

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NEW DELHI(PTI): The Finance Ministry on Tuesday said banks will disburse credit to tune of Rs 1.22 lakh crore to small and marginal entrepreneurs during the current fiscal under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY). Public sector banks are expected to disburse Rs 70,000 crore and private sector and foreign banks Rs 30,000 crore, while […]

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PAAS threatens hunger strike if Hardik Patel and others not released

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Ahmedabad(PTI): Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, spearheading the quota stir for reservation in Gujarat, has threatened to launch an indefinite hunger strike after December 21 if its leaders including Hardik Patel are not released from jail. PAAS leaders from across the state today handed over common memorandums to district collectors and other government officials at taluka […]

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