Rahul’s promise of minimum income of Rs 72,000/year to poor a ‘bluff’, says Jaitley

New Delhi: BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday slammed Rahul Gandhi’s promise of giving Rs 72,000 per year to the most deprived families as a “bluff” and yet another Congress bid to “cheat” the poor, and asserted the Modi government was already giving one-and-a-half times more money to them. “You (Congress) have cheated More...

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By Manish Sen On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Former Delhi Police commissioner moves SC against HC order to lodge FIR against him

New Delhi: Former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Monday moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court order asking the police to register an FIR against him and others for allegedly fabricating More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Janak Kumar Garg appointed head of metro rail safety

New Delhi: Senior bureaucrat Janak Kumar Garg was Monday appointed as the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS), entrusted with the task of ensuring safety of metro railways network. Representative Image. Garg More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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SC refuses to entertain plea against Ordinance on reservation for varsity faculty

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday refused to entertain a plea challenging the Centre’s Ordinance which restored the roster based reservation system for appointment of faculty members in higher educational More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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BJP fields former Odisha DGP from Cuttack

BJP fielded former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra from Cuttack Lok Sabha. New Delhi: Former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra was Monday named by the BJP as its Lok Sabha candidate from Cuttack in the state. In a statement, More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Congress promises big-bang scheme; to give Rs 72,000 annually to 20% poor

New Delhi: In a big bang election promise, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday announced that 20 per cent families belonging to the poorest category will be given Rs 72,000 each annually as minimum income More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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SC asks EC to file reply by Mar 28 on increasing VVPAT sample survey per assembly segment

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday directed the Election Commission (EC) to reply by March 28 if it can increase the number of VVPAT sample survey from one in each assembly segment at present for the upcoming general More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Delhi HC seeks ED’s reply on maintainability of Vadra’s plea seeking quashing of PMLA case

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Monday sought response of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on maintainability of businessman Robert Vadra’s petition seeking quashing of a money laundering case in which he More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, March 24th, 2019
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Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home in Italy

Rome: An infant boy in Italy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home, according to Italian media reports on Sunday. Representative image The ANSA news agency reported that the 5-month-old More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, March 24th, 2019
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Congress pits daughter against father in Andhra’s Araku

Araku (Andhra Pradesh): Congress party on Sunday fielded Shruti Devi from Araku Lok Sabha constituency pitting her against her father Vairicharla Kishore Chandra Deo who left Congress to joined Telugu Desam Party More...