DU tells AAP leaders to approach PMO for info on Modi degree

DU tells AAP leaders to approach PMO for info on Modi degree

NEW DELHI: Three Aam Aadmi Party leaders today met Delhi University Registrar to seek proof of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s graduation degree and claimed that the varsity asked them to approach the PMO for the information. The AAP leaders’ visit to the university came a week after the Central Information Commission directed DU and Gujarat […]

13 Indians have died in Pak jails since 2013: Govt

NEW DELHI: Thirteen Indians have died in Pakistani jails in the last nearly three-and-a-half-years including Kirpal Singh, who died recently in a Lahore jail, prompting India to seek a thorough investiga¬tion into it. Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Ex¬ternal Affairs V K Singh said India has also reiterated to […]

SC Collegium recommends 4 names for elevation to apex court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of three High Court Chief Justices and a senior lawyer to the apex court, the first since a new law on appointment of judges to higher judiciary was struck down by the top court. This is the first set of recommendations made by the SC Collegium […]

SC Collegium recommends 4 names for elevation to apex court

New Delhi The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of three High Court Chief Justices and a senior lawyer to the apex court, the first since a new law on appointment of judges to higher judiciary was struck down by the top court. This is the first set of recommendations made by the SC Collegium […]

Par panel raps govt over Pathankot airbase attack

Par panel raps govt over Pathankot airbase attack

NEW DELHI: A Parliamentary panel has rapped the government for its failure to prevent the Pathankot attack, saying “something is seriously wrong” in the country’s counter-terror establishment and the airbase’s security was not robust. In its 197th report, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs also observed that the role of Punjab Police is also very […]

India reacts sharply to US report on religious freedom

India reacts sharply to US report on religious freedom

Says it fails to show ‘proper understanding’ of country NEW DELHI: Reacting strongly to a US report which said religious freedom in India was on a “negative trajectory” in 2015, India on Tuesday said it “fails to show proper understanding of India, its constitution and its society”. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said government […]

Teachers join JNU hunger strike, ABVP student leader in AIIMS

New Delhi: Scores of JNU teachers on Tuesday observed a one-day hunger strike in solidarity with the ongoing strike by students in protest against the punishments given by varsity in connection with the controversial February 9 event. Meanwhile, members of ABVP claimed that fasting Saurabh Kumar Sharma who was complainant of the Afzal Guru event, […]

NEET row: AMU to file appeal

ALIGARH: Aligarh Muslim University, which conducts its own medical entrance test for admissions to medical courses, has decided to file an appeal before the Supreme Court on the issue of the National Entrance Eligibility Test (NEET). The varsity had already held the first phase of its two- tier medical entrance exam and announced its results […]

JNU strike enters 5th day, altercation between ABVP and Left groups

NEW DELHI: The indefinite hunger strike at JNU against punishment to students by the university in connection with the controversial February 9 event entered the fifth day on Monday and witnessed an altercation between ABVP and Left-affiliated groups on the campus. ABVP member and president of Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) Satender Awana visited the […]