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It Happens only in India: Wedding called off over all-veg menu, bride finds new groom among guests
29.04.17 - TEAM PT

The ban on illegal slaughterhouses across Uttar Pradesh took a toll on a wedding as a man in the district refused to solemnise his marriage after seeing that only pure vegetarian dishes were served. The incident took place on Wednesday in Kulhedi village, when a ...
  


Yogi waves farm loans of Rs 36,359 crore in first cabinet meeting
04.04.17 - team pt

In keeping with its poll promises, the Bharitya Janata Party-led Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday, announced its much touted farm loan waiver, estimated to benefit over 2.15 lakh small and marginal farmers in the state.
 
The Yogi Adityanath cabinet today decided to waive their crop loans ...
  


Owaisi slams 'BJP's hypocrisy'; Cow is ‘mummy’ in UP, but ‘yummy’ in Northeast
01.04.17 - TEAM PT

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has mocked the BJP for its apparently contradictory stance on cow slaughter in the Northeast.

"BJP’s hypocrisy is that in Uttar Pradesh cow is mummy but in the Northeast it’s yummy,” Owaisi was quoted as saying by news ...
  


Modi was right,
01.04.17 - TEAM PT

The war within the Yadav clan is back on. Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav pulled up his son Akhilesh Yadav while addressing party supporters in Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh. While coming down heavily on Akhilesh, the SP founder said, "One who can ditch his father ...
  


SC directs all HCs to install cameras in Distt Courts on experimental basis
28.03.17 - team pt

NEW DELHI: In a fresh bid to ensure judicial accountability, the Supreme Court has decided to test the waters for allowing cameras in court rooms.

A bench comprising justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and U.U. Lalit directed all 24 high courts to install cameras in at least ...
  


Azam Khan demands nationwide ban on animal slaughter; 'Muslims should stop eating meat'
27.03.17 - team pt

Demanding uniformity in laws, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Monday stated that there should be a nationwide ban on slaughter of animals.

A nine-time MLA and former minister in the Akhilesh Yadav government, Azam Khan has demanded a ban on cow slaughter all across India ...
  


Aadhaar Not Mandatory For Social Schemes: Supreme Court
27.03.17 - team pt

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today made it clear that Aadhaar cards cannot be made mandatory by the government and its agencies for extending benefits of social welfare schemes. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K ...
  


After CM Adityanath’s cleanliness push; UP minister picks up broom, cleans office
24.03.17 - TEAM PT

A day after UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath emphasised on cleanliness, his cabinet colleague Upendra Tiwari on Thursday picked up a broom to clean his office in the state legislature, pictures of which were shared on social media.
 
Armed with a broom and a mop, the ...
  


SC issues arrest warrant against Calcutta HC judge C.S. Karnan
10.03.17 - Apurva Vishwanath*

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable arrest warrant against justice C.S. Karnan, a sitting judge of the Calcutta high court, after he failed to personally appear before the apex court for the second time in a contempt case against him.

According to livemint.com,  a ...
  


No need to stand up when National Anthem is played in films: SC
14.02.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court today clarified that the audience need not stand when the National Anthem is played as a part of the storyline of a film, newsreel or documentary.
 
A Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and R. Banumathi made this clear after one of the petitioners ...
  


Mass bunk? 59 CoBRA Commandos Go AWOL, CRPF orders inquiry
06.02.17 - TEAM PT

Fifty-nine trainee commandos of the elite CoBRA - an anti-Naxal and jungle warfare unit - went missing from a train as they were going for their first assignment in Bihar. After an inquiry, the shocked Central Reserved Police Force, or CRPF, to which these men ...
  


Vinay Katiyar's sexist remarks exposes BJP's mindset: Priyanka Gandhi
25.01.17 - TEAM PT

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said BJP MP Vinay Katiyar has "exposed the mindset" of his party with his alleged sexist remarks against her.
 
Scoffing at Vinay Katiyar for his sexist remarks against her, Priyanka said, "He's right...they do! If that's all he sees in my ...
  


Akhilesh Yadav to ride Cycle: Election Commission
16.01.17 - TEAM PT

The Election Commission of India alloted the Samajwadi Party’s ‘bicycle’ poll symbol to the faction led by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
 
The 43-year-old has been facing off with his father Mulayam Singh Yadav for control of the party.  

Both sides filed competing claims with ...
  


Punjab,Goa to vote on Feb 4, Uttarakhand on Feb 15; 7-phase elections in UP
04.01.17 - TEAM PT

The election Commission on Wednesday announced the poll dates for the 5 election-bound states in the country. The Election Commission held a meeting on Tuesday with the Chief electoral officers of the 5 concerned states.
 
Uttar Pradesh will vote in seven phases starting February 11 with ...
  


Exile Mulayam Style; Expels son Akhilesh and cousin Ram Gopal for 6 years
30.12.16 - TEAM PT

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav dropped a bombshell on Friday evening expelling his son and chief minister Akhilesh Yadav from the party for six years just ahead of crucial elections in Uttar Pradesh. He has also expelled his cousin and senior party leader Ram ...
  


SC raps Centre over delay in appointing judges to high courts
28.10.16 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court on Friday rapped the government for not appointing judges despite recommendations made by the collegium in this regard.

"There should not be a deadlock in appointment of judges. You (Centre) cannot bring the institution to a grinding halt," said the top court hearing ...
  


Akhilesh Yadav to be CM face in Uttar Pradesh
17.10.16 - TEAM PT

The Samajwadi Party on Monday announced that Akhilesh Yadav will be its chief ministerial face in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections again.

Briefing the media, party vice-president Kironmoy Nanda said the announcement had the approval of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.
 
Addressing a press conference in the ...
  


Akhilesh has ruined the entire Samajwadi Party: Mulayam Singh Yadav
15.08.16 - TEAM PT

Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav today slammed his son CM Akhilesh Yadav for ruining the whole Samajwadi party.

 Addressing his party workers after unfurling the tri-colour at the party office in Lucknow, Yadav said, "The present government in Uttar Pradesh doesn’t want to work. Akhilesh ...
  


Punish minister Azam Khan; Minor victim in Bulandshahr gang-rape case appeals to SC
13.08.16 - team pt

A 14-year-old girl who was gang-raped near a highway in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr has moved the Supreme Court seeking police complaint against minister Azam Khan for his outrageous comments.
 
In her petition, the victim also demanded the transfer of this case to New Delhi, a court-monitored ...
  


Bulandshahr gang-rape could be political conspiracy: Azam Khan
02.08.16 - team pt

Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Tuesday created a controversy by alleging that a "political conspiracy" might be involved in the gang-rape of a Noida-based mother and daughter near Bulandshahr .

The urban development and parliamentary affairs minister said in Raampur on Monday night ...
  



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