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Probe Rs 6,000 crore spent on Goa roads in past five years: Congress to CM

He cited media reports to say tenders were being won through manipulated bids. The Goa Congress on Saturday demanded a probe into the Rs 6,000 crore spent on roads in the state, claiming they were riddled with potholes. Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Girish Chodankar has written to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant seeking action against […]

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‘Won’t harm your son’: Babul Supriyo to mother of student who attacked him at Jadavpur University

I need not defend myself against filthy losers like him…it’s nauseating and below my dignity.. my lawyers will deal with him,” the union minister said. Jadavpur University violence: Union Minister of State Babul Supriyo on Saturday said that he will not file an FIR against the student who pulled him by his hair at Jadavpur […]

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Maharashtra, Haryana election dates to be announced today; Jharkhand polls deferred

Election Commission of India will announce polls dates for Maharashtra, Haryana today. (File Photo/PTI) Maharashtra, Haryana election dates: The Election Commission of India is set to announce Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly election dates at noon today. Reports say election dates for Jharkhand will not be announced by the Election Commission today. Mode Code of Conduct will […]

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People angry with BJP-led Maharashtra govt, only Pulwama-like incident can change mood: Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar said people of Maharashtra are angry with BJP-led government. (File Photo) Sharad Pawar Pulwama statement: In what could invite intense backlash, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has said that people of Maharashtra are angry with the BJP-Shiv Sena government and that only a Pulwama-like terror attack can change the sentiments. Speaking to […]

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Noted environmentalist Chandra Bhushan leaves CSE

Environmentalist Chandra Bhushan Noted environmentalist Chandra Bhushan has left the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). Bhushan, who was the deputy director-general of CSE and had served CSE for more than 22 years, has termed his exit as ‘amicable and friendly’. In an email sent to her colleagues, CSE director-general Sunita Narain termed the exit […]

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NRC will never come to West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee days after Amit Shah called for nation-wide exercise

Home Minister Amit Shah during a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will never be implemented in the eastern state. She said that the BJP was promoting NRC as a political tool. “NRC will not come […]

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IMA scam case: CBI questions IAS officer Raj Kumar Khatri

The premier agency’s move in the high-profile case came a day after it grilled former Karnataka minister Zameer Ahmed Khan about the alleged illegal transaction between IMA founder and him Day after it questioned former Karnataka minister, the Central Bureau of India (CBI) on Friday questioned IAS officer Raj Kumar Khatri in connection with the […]

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Report received from J&K High Court Chief Justice does not support claims on inability to access court there, says SC

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it would entertain the petition regarding alleged detention of children in Kashmir as the plea has raised “substantial issues” regarding minors. The Supreme Court on Friday said it has received a report from the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court and claims that people […]

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Supreme Court makes big shift to reduce pendency, single judge benches to hear bail, transfer cases

This is for the first time in history that the apex court will constitute single judge benches. (File Photo) Supreme Court Single Judge Bench: In an unprecedented move aimed at reducing the number of cases pending before it, the Supreme Court has approved setting up of single judge benches to hear cases concerning bail and […]

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No law and order crisis in Uttar Pradesh, says CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said that his administration has improved the law and order of the state in the last two and half years since his government came to power in March 2017. Speaking to CNN News 18, the Uttar Pradesh CM said that his […]

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