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Celebratory firing by SP kills 8-year old in UP

Shamli, Feb 8: Celebratory firing by the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh claimed an eight year old’s life in Shamli on Sunday, according to reports. Samajwadi Party workers were celebrating a local election victory, when the mishap took place. According to reports, police constables were also present during the half an hour celebratory firing. Eight-year old Harsh was riding ...

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PM dedicates Paradip Refinery to the nation

Odisha, Feb 7: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today dedicated the state of the art Paradip Refinery in Odisha, to the nation. Addressing the large gathering on the occasion, the Prime Minister said he appreciated the participation of a such a large number of people in an official programme related to development. Remembering former Chief Minister of Odisha Shri ...

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DU student found dead at friend’s house

New Delhi, Feb 7: The body of a third year student of Delhi University was recovered from her friend’s house in Shakti Nagar in north-west Delhi, reports said on Sunday. According to reports, the victim, identified as Arzoo Singh, was found dead inside the shaft in the ventilation area. The police have arrested her friend Navin Khatri. The family of ...

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Union Home Minister reviews the security and development related issues pertaining to Lakshadweep Islands

Lakshadweep, Feb 6: The Union Home Minister Shri. Rajnath Singh visited the Union Territory of Lakshadweep on 05th and 06th February, 2016. He was accompanied by senior officers of the Ministry of Home Affairs during his visit. During the visit, Shri Rajnath Singh had a detailed discussion with senior officers of the Lakshadweep Administration and reviewed the security and development ...

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Need to present Government perspective in its true spirit before various courts: Environment Minister

New Delhi, Feb 6: A unique day long workshop was organized by Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change on 06.02.2016 to discuss matters relating to handling of court cases. The workshop was attended by empanelled lawyers of the Ministry from across the country, including those of Supreme Court, High Courts, NGT and CAT. Speaking on the occasion, Hon’ble Minister ...

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Dr Jitendra Singh asks DoNER officials to keep DCs in loop

Assam, Feb 6: The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER),MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh has asked the DoNER Ministry officials to keep in the loop, the various Deputy Commissioners or District Development Commissioners in North-Eastern States by way of regular interaction with them through different ...

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Tanzania student molestation case: African students unite against the incident , lodge protest

Bangalore, Feb 6 : Following the assault on a Tanzanian student and her friends on Sunday evening by a mob of angry protesters, hundreds of African students took to the streets in Bangalore to vent anger towards the incident, demanding better protection and treatment from the police, according to reports. The assault of the Tanzanian student took place on Sunday ...

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CBI to prosecute former Maharashtra CM Chavan following permission from governor Rao in the Adarsh scam

Mumbai, Feb 4: Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday has given his approval to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute Ashok Chavan, the state’s former chief minister for his alleged role in the Adarsh Housing Society scam. According to media reports, while the Congress Party has termed it as political vendetta, the BJP sees it as the ...

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FB post of IIMC student against Dalits triggered fresh row

New Delhi, Feb 4: A Facebook post of a Delhi IIMC student criticising his Dalit friends for protesting the death of Rohit Vemula, a discarded Hyderabad University student, who committed suicide last month, triggered fresh row, according to reports. The post, marked as vile by faculty members of IIMC is said to contain expletives towards his friends, who later went ...

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SC bench allows ‘Make in India’ programme to be held at Mumbai beach

Mumbai, Feb 3 : A Supreme Court bench headed by Justice M Y Eqwal, on Wednesday, has allowed the Maharashtra government to use Mumbai’s Girgaum Chowpatty beach to hold the Make in India programme that will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to media reports. The Bombay High Court (HC) on Jan 28 had stayed the holding of ...

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