Before the start of the Punjab Budget session, Akali leaders led by Bikram Singh Majithia burnt Navjot Singh Sidhu's photo in which he is seen hugging Pakistan Army chief, outside the House.
As much as I love me some melodramatics, larger than life mansions, designer clothes, the entire display of aesthetic excellence in movies, Bollywood is not exactly what I turn to for moral upliftment and intellectual awakening. Miss Mallika Dua, if expressing solidarity with our jawans makes Indians Nakli Nationalists, then shall I call those women, who send 100 tweets glorifying feminism, support the #MeToo movement and then bury their head in the sand when men from their families are accused of molestation, nakli feminists?
In her post, Papri Banerjee, who is a teacher at the city's Icon Academy College, condemned the terrorist attack but also slammed the Indian Army for 'atrocities' on civilians in the Kashmir Valley and said that the recent attack was an expected move by the terrorists.
The Champions League round of 16 will bring us two very important matches on Wednesday, one of which will be Barcelona's visit to Lyon for their first leg fixture. Though Barcelona are the more experienced side at this level, with some of the best players in the world, they will not have the luxury of taking Lyon lightly. Here is our detailed match preview.
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Sunday took digs at DMK President M.K. Stalin and Rajinikanth. At the Rotaract Annual District Conference held here, Kamal Haasan said Gram Sabha is there for decades and only after he started holding such meetings in villages in Tamil Nadu that others started copying that. The founder of MNM party was obliquely referring to DMK President M.K. Stalin and others holding Gram Sabha meetings.
Earlier, in January this year, Rupnagar (Ropar) police had arrested a gang of touts and had recovered from them fake stamps and seals of SHOs, tehsildars, sub-tehsildars and councillors.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) chairman Hemant Contractor said here on Monday they have requested the government to raise the upper age limit for Atal Pension Yojana (APY) to 50 years from 40 years. "The upper age limit for APY, which is for people in the unorganised sector, is 40 years.
As commercial operations of Vande Bharat Express commence on Sunday, tickets are already sold out for the next two weeks. “Vande Bharat Express left Delhi for Varanasi today morning on its first commercial run.
New Delhi, Feb 18: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Robert Vadra to appear before it on Tuesday (Feb 19) in connection with the probe over properties in London which the Congress president Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law allegedly owns. The ED case
In Bengaluru, Tahir Latief, 22, a student of Reva University in the city, was detained on Saturday morning in connection with a Facebook post where he allegedly uploaded video of the suicide bomber involved in the Pulwama attack and praised him for the attack.
Bengaluru, Feb 18: SP Hemalatha, chairperson of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Standing Committee on Taxation and Finance presented the BBMP budget for 2019-20 on Monday. The budget expected to be over Rs 10,000 crore will be presented compared to
As per the itinerary of Modi, after reaching Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in Varanasi, the PM will head straight to Diesel Locomotive Works where he will be flagging off electric locomotive which is converted from a diesel engine.
Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar said if required the clips will be sent for examination but that will only happen after seeking legal advice.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The government is making all efforts to make state-run BSNL robust and financially viable again and has prepared a comprehensive plan for its revival, an official said on Sunday, on the eve of a nationwide strike called by the employees unions over their demands. BSNL employees and officers have given a three-day country-wide strike call from February 18 to highlight their long-pending issues, including allotment of 4G spectrum to the telecom major and wage revision for the workforce. "All efforts are being made, and will continue to be made, to make BSNL robust and financially viable," a Communications Ministry statement said.
Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Sandeep Nanduri, Collector of Thoothukudi on Monday informed that Vedanta Limited owned Sterlite Copper plant will be closed permanently. The police force deployed near the plant will be gradually reduced." His statement came after the Supreme Court on Monday set aside National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order of December 15, 2018, which had allowed Vedanta Limited owned Sterlite Copper plant at Thoothukudi to reopen.
New Delhi, Feb 18: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea which challenged the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B)'s order asking the media to refrain from using the word "Dalit". The I&B ministry's order issued in
A total of 110 police personnel, including the PCR staff members, traffic police personnel, and Home Guard volunteers were deputed for controlling the traffic, law and order outside the Tau Devi Lal Stadium.
New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its order in the case pertaining to the eviction of Herald House by the Associated Journals Limited (AJL). The court has asked the Centre and the AJL to file their written submissions. AJL had appealed against the single bench order of the Delhi High Court, asking the company to vacate the Herald House.
Bharat Ke Veer is a trust into which public can contribute voluntarily to support families of martyrs of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces - BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, NDRF, NSG, SSB and Assam Rifles. This fund is managed by a committee comprising of Director Generals of CAPFs under the aegeis of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
As reports about the song's withdrawal began coming up, an avalanche of support for the singer, and the right to protest against the government, have dominated public discourse.
The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police arrested Goel after he was absconding since the devastating fire at Hotel Arpit in the last week.
On January 15 this year, Dhanya s name got etched into history books after she became the first woman to mount the peak of Agasthyarkoodam, an 1868-metre high mountain in Kerala.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Informal sector workers will now be able to subscribe to the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM-SYM) scheme and get an assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000 at 3.13 lakh Common Service Centres (CSCs) across the country. CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd, a Special Purpose Vehicle of the government, has started the registration process for PM-SYM covering unorganised sector in the financial inclusion flagship programme of the government. The SPV is under the Ministry of Electronics & IT and it will be the nodal agency for the registration process for the scheme covering unorganised sector workers up to 40 years of age making them eligible for a minimum monthly pension of Rs 3,000 after the age of 60 in lieu of contributions made under the scheme, an official statement said.