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  • Remanded Madani to police custody till 26th August

    PDP leader Abdul Nasser Madani has been remanded to police custody till 26th August by a magistrate in Bangalore in connection with the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case. Hours after his arrest at Kollam in Kerala by Karnataka police, Madani was flown in Bangalore on Tuesday night and produced before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Venkatesh […]

    MPs Condemn ‘forcible’ land acqusition in UP

      Members in the Lok Sabha  condemned the “forcible” acquisition of land in Uttar Pradesh and firing on protesting farmers prompting the government to state that a comprehensive bill in this regard would be brought in Parliament at the earliest. BJP and SP members trooped into the well as soon as the House convened and […]

    Hearing on Shah’s bail plea adjourned till 30th Aug

    A special CBI court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on the bail application of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah, arrested in connection with the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, till 30th August. When the matter came up for hearing in the court of CBI Judge G K Upadhyay, Shah’s lawyer Mitesh Amin requested adjournment […]

    Cap on liability in Nuke bill likely to be hiked

      The parliamentary panel examining the nuclear liability bill is likely to recommend an increase in the cap on damages. The Nuclear Civil Liability Bill is slated to be tabled in Parliament on Wednesday. Besides, a few amendments suggested by members of the Standing Committee on Science and Technology are also being incorporated in the […]

    Rs 125 crore relief for Leh cloudburst victims:PM

     Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on  announced a Rs 125 crore relief packaged for the Leh cloudburst victims and said all houses destroyed by the natural calamity will be reconstructed within the next two-and-a-half months. Singh, who arrived in Leh on a day-long visit to take stock of relief and rehabilitation undertaken in the aftermath of […]

    Scheme for increasing nutritional status of girls launched

    The Government on Monday launched a new scheme aimed at enhancing the nutritional and economic status of adolescent girls in select 200 districts of the country. The Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls -“SABLA” was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs at a cost of Rs 4,500 crore. The scheme had been recommended […]

    CWC meet to finalise schedule for Cong President’s election

    A meeting of the Congress Working Committee is expected to finalise on Monday evening the schedule for the election of the Congress President. Sonia Gandhi is set to be elected to the post for the fourth time after she took over the reins of the party in April 1998. The meeting may also discuss the […]

    Rajouri encounter ends, another militant, Army jawan killed

    The nearly 50-hour-long encounter between militants and security forces in Rajouri district ended on Monday in which a Lashkar-e-Toiba militant and an Army jawan were killed and three others, including a major, injured. A total of three LeT militants, believed to be involved in the attack on a bus in Rajouri last week, have been […]

    Cabinet defers decision on hiking salary of MP’s

    The Union Cabinet on Monday deferred a decision on hiking the salary and allowances of MP’s though the issue was discussed in detail. The proposed increase is unlikely to be effected in the current session of Parliament. The Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, discussed the issue during which some ministers said it […]

    Curfew remains clamped in several areas in Kashmir Valley

    Curfew remained clamped on Monday in several areas of the Kashmir Valley where a strike called by separatists disrupted normal life. Curfew is in force in Srinagar, Anantnag, Bijbehara, Sopore, Kupwara, Trehgam and Bandipora. The police said restrictions on the movement of people have been imposed in other areas including Hyderpora in Budgam and Sumbal […]