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CBSE paper leak: Rahul accuses RSS, BJP for destroying institutions

New Delhi: Reacting on the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) paper leak, Congress President Rahul Gandhi accused the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for destroying the institutions. Rahul took to Twitter and said, “The exam leaks destroy the hopes and futures of millions of students. The Congress always protected […]

Junaid Lynching: Punjab High Court grants bail to main accused Dass

Chandigarh: The main accused in Junaid Lynching- Rameshwar Dass was granted bail on Wednesday by the Punjab and Haryana High Court leaving only one accused lodged in jail in Junaid’s case. The trial court proceedings in Faridabad were halted after Junaid’ family filed a petition in Supreme Court seeking CBI probe into Junaid’s murder that […]

Bihar violence: Nitish is finished, says Lalu

New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fostered violence in Bihar, jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad claimed on Thursday, and indicated that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s position was also ruined in effect. “There are riots and incidents of violence all over Bihar. After locking me up, BJP has set the […]

India to hold 2-day PIC meet from tomorrow

New Delhi : The 114th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) will be held in New Delhi on March 29 and 30 to discuss technical deliberations on various issues. The PIC is an established mechanism under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), 1960, between India and Pakistan. The treaty mandates the PIC to establish and […]

Rajya Sabha need not copy Lower House: Modi

New Delhi:  Amid continuous Parliament disruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lamented the stalling of the Rajya Sabha, saying what happens in the Lok Sabha need not be followed in the upper house. The Prime Minister’s remarks came during his farewell speech to the retiring members of the Rajya Sabha. “There are very few […]

ED arrests close confident of Nirav Modi

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested Shyam Sunder Wadhwa, Vice President, Finance, of Firestar Group and a close confidante of jeweller Nirav Modi under a Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The ED earlier on Saturday registered a case under PMLA against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi, and others in the Punjab National […]

Government invites EoI for Air India divestment

New Delhi: The central government on Wednesday invited “Expression of Interest” for the strategic divestment of national passenger carrier Air India (AI), along with the airline’s shares in Air India Express (AIXL) and Air India SATS Airport Services (AISATS). “The Government of India has given ‘in-principle’ approval for the strategic disinvestment of AI by way […]

CBSE paper leak: Re-exam for Class X Maths, Class XII Economics

New Delhi : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct a re-examination for the Class X Maths and Class XII Economics papers over reports of the paper leak. “Board has taken cognizance of certain happenings in the conduct of certain examinations as are being reported. With the view to uphold the sanctity of […]

SC proposes roll out of BS VI fuel by next year, in 13 metros

New Delhi : The Supreme Court (SC) today proposed a roll out of Bharat Stage-VI (BS-VI) fuel across 13 metros by April 1, 2019. The top court directed the central government to consult the Oil Marketing Companies(OMCs) and get their reply on this proposal. Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had earlier said: “We […]

SC seeks Centre’s response on plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought Centre’s response on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the practice of polygamy and nikah halala amongst the Muslim community. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said the matter would be heard by the constitution bench. The court […]

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