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By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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IMF downgrade of growth outlook ups pressure on PM Modi

New Delhi: A decision by the International Monetary Fund to downgrade its economic growth forecast for India is adding to pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his policies. IMF’s chief economist, Gita More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Finance Commission Chairman N K Singh meets Union Finance Minister

New Delhi: Finance Commission Chairman N K Singh on Tuesday called on Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi. 15th Finance Commission Chairman N K Singh met Finance Minister More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Personal security officer of Meghalaya minister shoots himself in the leg

Shillong: In a freak accident, the personal security officer of Meghalaya Minister A L Hek accidentally shot himself in his thigh on Tuesday while the official statehood day programme, in which Chief Minister Conrad More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Police inspector held for accepting Rs 10,000 bribe

Mumbai: A Mumbai Police inspector has been arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a criminal out on bail for not taking further action against him, an ACB official said on Tuesday. Representative More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Assets worth Rs 2.65 crores seized from Odisha forest dept officer

Bhubaneswar: Angul Divisional Manager of Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFFC), was held by State Vigilance for holding disproportionate assets worth 2.65 crores. Representative image According to an official More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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CBI books former DGFT officer, others in Rs 20 cr duty fraud

New Delhi: The CBI has filed a corruption case against a former Directorate General of Foreign Trade joint director along with directors of a private company for allegedly cheating the exchequer of nearly Rs 20.26 More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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MHA sanctions 2,000 posts in CISF

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has approved creation of 2,000 posts in the CISF to augment its strength to effectively guard vital installations, including airports, atomic installations, metro networks, officials More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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DGP appointment: High Court stays CAT order

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday granted stay on the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) order that had set aside the appointment of senior IPS officer Dinkar Gupta as the state police More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Goa MLA takes offence over railway official’s ‘Goans Portuguese’ remark

Panaji: BJP MLA Alina Saldanha has taken offence and said she will take up the matter in the Goa Legislative Assembly after a railway official referred to Goans as “Portuguese” while addressing a delegation More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Air India to set up internal panel to address privatisation-related issues of employees: Source

Mumbai: Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri has asked disinvestment-bound Air India to set up an internal mechanism committee comprising members from the management and its various trade unions to sort out More...