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Uttarakhand forest fires: NDRF teams sent to control blaze, PMO assures help
30.04.16 05:54 as Uttarakhand - pt team

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Saturday sought information on fires in forests in Uttarakhand from the state government and assured all possible relief. 

Raging forest fires in Uttarakhand prompted the Centre to send in three companies of the National Disaster Response Force or NDRF to ...
  


Digvijay Singh’s daughter Karnika Singh passes away
29.04.16 04:55 as General - pt team

Kannika Singh daughter of Congress leader Digvijaya Singh died due to cancer in New Delhi on Friday. 37-year-old Karnika is the youngest among the four daughters of Singh. She was admitted in Max Hospital, Saket, a few days ago and breathed her last at around ...
  


Kejriwal to CIC: Educational qualifications of NaMo should be released in public
28.04.16 08:24 as Delhi - pt team

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has shown keen interest to seek the educational details of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader wrote to Chief Information Commission, demanding the educational qualifications of Modi to be released in public domain.
 
Despite several Right to ...
  


Uttarakhand: President’s rule to continue; No floor test on 29 April; SC poses 7 questions
27.04.16 05:31 as Uttarakhand - pt team

President’s rule will continue in Uttarakhand and an April 29 floor test in the Assembly, ordered by the Uttarakhand High Court will not take place, as the Supreme Court today extended its stay on the quashing of Central rule.
 
Hearing the Centre’s appeal against the High ...
  


JNU row: Kanhaiya fined Rs 10,000, Umar and Anirban rusticated
25.04.16 06:48 as Delhi - pt team

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Monday announced rustication of Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhhatacharya in connection with an event organised in the campus to mark the death anniversary of Afzal Guru.

According to The Hindu report, while Umar has been rusticated for one semester ...
  


Malegaon Blast: After 5 Years In Jail, All 9 Muslims accused discharged
25.04.16 06:13 as Communalism -

A special court in Mumbai on Monday discharged all nine Muslim youths charge-sheeted in the 2006 Malegaon serial blasts case, a defence lawyer said. They included one who died recently.

"The Special MCOCA Court's verdict came this (Monday) afternoon on the discharge application filed by all ...
  


SC stays Uttarakhand HC order of lifting President's Rule till 27
22.04.16 05:26 as Courts - pt team

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed till April 27 the judgement of the Uttarakhand High Court quashing the imposition of President's rule, giving a new turn to the continuing political drama in the state by restoring the Central rule in Uttarakhand.
 
Before passing a brief order, ...
  


'No objection, My Lord'! 15 Judges sacked for “doubtful integrity”, “negligence” and “poor performance”
22.04.16 02:13 as Courts - pt team

Full Court of Allahabad High Court has reportedly punished 15 Judicial Officers of Uttar Pradesh with compulsory retirement for "doubtful integrity”, "negligence” and "poor performance”.
 
The meeting, conducted on April 14, and presided over by Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud divested twelve Additional Judges and three Additional ...
  


High court revives Harish Rawat govt, asks him to prove his majority on 29: Centre to move SC
21.04.16 02:50 as Uttarakhand - pt team

The Uttarakhand high court on Thursday struck down the central government decision to impose President’s rule in the state and ordered a fresh floor test on 29 April.

The court also ordered restoration of status quo as on date of proclamation of President’s rule and revival ...
  


'Achhe Din Door Ast'? India at 133 rank in World Press Freedom Index
20.04.16 06:20 as Intolerance - pt team

'Achhe Di'n are still far away for Indian media persons.
 
 India ranks abysmally low at 133 among 180 countries, in the latest annual World Press Freedom Index which says Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems "indifferent” to the threats posed to journalists.
 
The 2016 ‘World Press Freedom ...
  



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