Raj assembly speaker asks govt to suspend an erring municipal poll official

Jaipur: Rajasthan Assembly Speaker C P Joshi Tuesday directed state government to immediately suspend an election officer found guilty of electoral malpractices during a bypoll in the Abu Road municipality ward. Rajasthan Assembly Speaker C P Joshi today directed state government to immediately suspend an election officer found guilty of electoral More...

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By Manish Sen On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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J-K police officer killed after his car falls into gorge

Jammu: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Jammu and Kashmir police was killed Tuesday when his car skidded off the road and fell into a 350-foot gorge in Doda district, police said. Representative image. The accident More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Will decide on disqualification, resignation of rebel MLAs by tomorrow: Karnataka Speaker to SC

New Delhi: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar urged the Supreme Court Tuesday to modify its earlier order directing him to maintain status quo in the ongoing political crisis in the state even as the rebel More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Resignations have to be accepted, Speaker to only see if it is voluntary or not: rebel MLAs to SC

New Delhi: Ten rebel MLAs of the ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition Tuesday said in the Supreme Court that their resignations “have to be accepted” as there is no other way to deal with the present political More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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CBI searches on Jaising, Grover amount to assault on independence of lawyers: BAI

New Delhi: The Bar Association of India (BAI) Monday condemned CBI searches at the residence and offices of senior advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, saying they amount to an “assault” on the More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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DIG-rank RPF officer booked for sexual harassment in MP

New Delhi: A senior Railway Protection Force officer was Monday booked for allegedly sexually harassing a railway official’s wife on board a train, police said. Representative Image The officer was identified More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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CBI arrests NPCC senior officers for asking bribe in clearing BSF posts construction bills

New Delhi: The CBI has arrested seven persons, including two senior officers of the National Projects Construction Corporation (NPCC) Limited, for alleged bribery in clearing bills pertaining to construction of More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Chandrayaan-2 launch called off due to technical glitch, ISRO to announce revised date later

Sriharikota The launch of India’s second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2, was called off due to a technical snag less than an hour before blast-off on Monday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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8 officials suspended in UP over reports of cattle deaths

Lucknow: The UP government has ordered the suspension of eight officials and issued show-cause notices to three others, including district magistrates, following reports of cattle deaths from different parts of More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Karnataka crisis: SC agrees to hear plea of 5 more rebel MLAs on Tuesday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to accept their resignation. Supreme More...