Sunday , 17 February 2019

National News

Ousted CBI chief Verma resigns from service

NEW DELHI: Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Alok Verma, ousted by a high-powered committee, Friday asked the government to treat him “deemed superannuated” with immediate effect. Please like & share: Read More »

Ram Rahim convicted in journalist murder case

PANCHKULA: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Friday convicted self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others for the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati 16 years ago. Please like & share: Read More »

Insurance scheme likely for GST-regd small traders

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the general elections, the government is considering an insurance scheme for lakhs of Goods and Services Tax (GST)-registered small and medium scale traders with a view to address certain concerns of this segment. Please like & share: Read More »

BJP committed to building Ram temple at the earliest, says Shah

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party wants the Ram temple in Ayodhya to be constructed at the earliest, its president Amit Shah asserted at the party’s national convention on Friday and accused the Congress of putting “hurdles” in resolution of the issue. Please like & share: Read More »

Cricketers Pandya, Rahul suspended over sexist remark

NEW DELHI: Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul were Friday suspended pending an inquiry into their outrage-evoking comments on women during a TV show, and will be sent back home from Australia.  Please like & share: Read More »

SP, BSP set to announce alliance sans Cong

LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will Saturday announce their alliance for the Lok Sabha polls, appearing set to keep the Congress out of the pact in Uttar Pradesh. Please like & share: Read More »

10% quota for poorer sections doesn’t violate basic structure of Constitution, says Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday said the 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections in government jobs and educational institutions does not contravene the basic structure of the Constitution and termed the move the single greatest recognition for the poor in the general category. Please like & share: Read More »

Govt fulfilled dreams of crores of youth: Shah

NEW DELHI: BJP president Amit Shah Friday said the Modi government has “fulfilled” the dreams of crores of youth with 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education for the general category poor, and described the Constitution amendment bill as one of the most important legislations passed by Parliament. Please like & share: Read More »