Monthly Archives: FEBRUARY 2016

Budget 2016: Full text of Arun Jaitley's Budget speech
29.02.16 - PT Team

Madam Speaker,

I rise to present the Budget for the year 2016-17.
2. I am presenting this Budget when the global economy is in serious crisis. Global growth has slowed down from 3.4% in 2014 to 3.1% in 2015. Financial markets have been battered and global trade ...

'I Was Gang-Raped In Murthal During Jat Stir' A Delhi Woman Files Complaint
28.02.16 - PT Team

NEW DELHI:  A woman from delhi has come forward and told the Haryana Police that she was pulled out of a car and gang-raped in Murthal on the night of February 22. The police have registered a case, a senior official said on Sunday.

As per ...

“Your exams are approaching, but tomorrow is mine too. Budget hai kal.’’
28.02.16 - PT Team

"I have an exam tomorrow. 125 crore citizens are going to test me as the budget will be presented in Parliament. But I'm confident and wish success to you too," PM said.
A day ahead of Union Budget-2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 17th edition ...

'What for?' Asks Dr Dharamvira of Arvind Kejriwal
27.02.16 - PT Team

NEW DELHI : 'What for ?'Asked Dr Dharamvira Gandhi Member Parliament to Arvind Kejriwal Chief Minister Delhi and convener of Aam Aadmi Party, in response to his statement in media interview asking Punjab MPs for apology.

'I have done no wrong' Gandhi said, 'Rather Sh. Arvind ...

26.02.16 - PT Team

 Rohith Vemula's mother challenged Smriti Irani saying, "This is not a serial, this is real life."
NEW DELHI:  Rohith Vemula's family and friends today attacked Union Education Minister Smriti Irani, calling her speech in Parliament on the research scholar's suicide a set of "absolute lies".
"Smriti Irani, ...

Smriti’s statement Smashed by Doctor
26.02.16 - PT Team

Refuting the claims made by HRD Minister Smriti Irani in Parliament, the on-duty Chief Medical Officer of University of Hyderabad, Dr. M Rajshree says that she had rushed to the hostel room as soon as she got a call about a medical emergency, but Rohith ...

Loot, Arson, Killings, Rapes but Haryana is still ‘Happening’
26.02.16 -

Haryana has witnessed wide-spread incidents of loot, arson, killings, rapes and destruction of public as well private properties and vehicles during the recent Jat reservation stir but political masters of the state still think that the atmosphere is conducive for organizing "Happening Haryana Global Investors’ ...

13 Dalit Punjabi youth struck in Jordan
26.02.16 - PT Team

The Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission has written to Union Ministry of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj to bring back 13 dalit Punjabi youths to India, who are detained in Jordan.
Disclosing this, Chairman of Punjab State SC Commission, Rajesh Bagha said that 13 Punjabi Dalit youth ...

Women Passengers Were Raped Near Murthal In Haryana: Report
25.02.16 - PT TEam

Women passengers were dragged out of their vehicles and allegedly raped in fields near the National Highway in Murthal, Haryana, reported The Tribune.

It's unclear if the incident, which happened early on Monday morning, was linked to the Jat agitation, which saw several violent incidents in ...

Weather-weary Indian farmers resort to new cash crop: BLOOD
25.02.16 - Shuriah Niazi

 Moolchand, 80, has no choice but to beg for a living as he is too old to seek work in town like younger farmers impoverished by drought. Others are selling their blood to make money. TRF/Shuriah Niazi
Karna, a farmer from Badgaon village in northern India, ...

Delhi air will never be safe : Panel to High Court
25.02.16 -

A senior scientist with the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) told the Delhi High Court on February 4 that pollution levels in the city will never come down to "safe limits” because of its "geographical disadvantage”.
Dr M P George of the DPCC told the bench ...




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