Thursday , 15 November 2018

National News

‘There is need for quality lawyers for the poor’

NEW DELHI: One major concern which users of the justice system have expressed is that the lawyers representing them are inexperienced and unable to provide effective legal aid, said Justice S Muralidhar of the Delhi High Court on Sunday. Please like & share: Read More »

Tamil Nadu cabinet recommends release of all Rajiv case convicts

CHENNAI: The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu on Sunday recommended to Governor Banwarilal Purohit the release of all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, a move hailed by most political parties in the state barring the Congress. Please like & share: Read More »

CDSCO seizes suspected oxytocin drug during surprise check

NEW DELHI: Plastic bottles suspected to be injections of oxytocin, a drug misused by dairy operators and some farmers, were seized during a surprise check at a departmental store by central drug regulator CDSCO and Delhi government’s drug Control department in east Delhi, the Union Health Ministry said Sunday. Please like & share: Read More »

BJP will win 2019 polls with bigger majority: Shah

PTI   NEW DELHI The Narendra Modi government is working for “making India” whereas the Congress is working for “breaking India,” BJP president Amit Shah said Saturday, asserting that his party will return to power in 2019 with a majority bigger than what it got in 2014. Launching a blistering attack on the Opposition in his inaugural address at the ... Read More »

No Indians to be excluded from NRC, says Rajnath

PTI   NEW DELHI Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday assured that no Indian national would be excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Addressing the Northeast Students’ Festival here to welcome new students from the region to Delhi, Singh said the NRC was necessary to identify Indian citizens and weed out illegal immigrants. “I want to say ... Read More »

19 children rescued during raid at orphanage in Kathua

PTI   JAMMU At least 19 children, including eight girls, have been rescued from an unregistered orphanage in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district during a raid, officials said Saturday. The civil administration and police conducted the raid Friday after some children complained that they were being “harassed and tortured” at the facility run by a pastor from Kerala. Antony Thomas ... Read More »

Govt lied on India-specific enhancements in Rafale deal, says Congress

IANS CHANDIGARH Congress on Saturday alleged that Modi government lied on the India-specific enhancements in the Rs 41,000-crore Rafale deal and demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s reply. The party said India-specific enhancements in the NDA deal were the same as the UPA deal. “Yet the Prime Minister and Defence Minister are lying on enhancement of ... Read More »