Majority of CRPF camps in J-K are on ad hoc basis: DG

Majority of CRPF camps in J-K are on ad hoc basis: DG

NEW DELHI: The majority of the Central Reserve Police Force camps, located in Jammu and Kashmir, are running on an ad hoc basis, CRPF Director General R R Bhatnagar told a parliamentary panel on Thursday. The members of the parliamentary standing committee on home affairs questioned the Home Ministry officials on the recent attack on […]

India more corrupt than China, better than Bangladesh: Transparency

India more corrupt than China, better than Bangladesh: Transparency

NEW DELHI: India has been ranked worse than China and Bhutan in terms of ‘corruption perception’, but fares better than its other neighbours including Pakistan and Bangladesh, as per a global list released by graft watchdog Transperency International. In the Corruption Perception Index for 2017, India was ranked at the 81st place with a score […]

No cash transfer in lieu of food rations: GoI to state govts

NEW DELHI: The Government of India will not offer money to beneficiaries in place of take-home rations provided at anganwadis as proposed earlier, state governments have been told. The government’s think-tank NITI Aayog in its national nutrition strategy had recommended initiating pilot schemes in a few districts to test if cash transfers could replace the […]

No cash transfer in lieu of food rations: GoI to state govts India more corrupt than China, better than Bangladesh: Transparency My vision for the Northeast is transformation by transportation: Modi Army chief’s statement ‘political and shocking’

Guwahati: Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat’s statement on the rapid growth of the AIUDF in Assam is “political and shocking”, party president Badruddin Ajmal said Thursday. By making such a statement, the Army chief has indulged in politics which is against the constitutional mandate given to him, president of All India United Democratic Front tweeted. […]

PNB fraud: GoI opposes plea for SIT probe

PNB fraud: GoI opposes plea for SIT probe

NEW DELHI: The Government of India Wednesday opposed in the Supreme Court a PIL seeking an independent probe and deportation of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi in the over Rs 11,000 crore PNB fraud case, saying an FIR has been lodged and a probe was on. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A […]

‘Magician’ Modi can make even democracy ‘disappear’: Rahul

SHILLONG: Narendra Modi is a “great magician” who can make even democracy “disappear”, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said today, taking a swipe at the prime minister over disgraced businessmen Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya fleeing the country following accusations of fraud. ”The prime minister is living up to this wonderful image of a great magician […]

ISHRAT JAHAN CASE CBI: court discharges former Gujarat cop

AHMEDABAD: A special CBI court on Wednesday discharged former Gujarat in-charge DGP PP Pandey in the 2004 alleged fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan and three others, in which he was an accused. Special CBI court judge JK Pandya allowed Pandey’s discharge application on the ground that there was no evidence against him related to the […]

No politics in visiting Kalam’s house: Kamal Haasan

RAMESWARAM (TN): Actor Kamal Haasan said there was “no politics” involved in his visit to the late APJ Abdul Kalam’s residence here today, or his proposed one to a school, which did not fructify as the administration denied him the permission, where the former president had studied. Haasan visited the House of Kalam and sought […]

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today allowed the Centre to withdraw the remaining four companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) from West Bengal’s violence hit Darjeeling area after March 8. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered Attorney General K K Venugopal’s submission that the deployment of the central armed forces fell under […]

BSF kills smuggler along Indo-Pak border in Punjab

BSF kills smuggler along Indo-Pak border in Punjab

Amritsar: A Pakistani drug smuggler was killed and 10 kg of narcotics as well as arms and ammunition seized along the Indo-Pak International Border (IB) in Punjab on Tuesday, the BSF said. The incident took place in the wee hours of the morning along the Barreke post in Firozpur sector of the IB where the […]

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