Date wise Archive

Port Blair

The Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey inaugurated the rural road from Sub Centre, Teylerabad to Mr Nagel Shah’s house at Teylerabad-3 on Tuesday.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council has notified the Solid Waste (Handling & Management) Bye-Laws, 2017 in the Andaman and Nicobar Gazette on March 16.

NEW DELHI

India must seek from Pakistan a copy of the judgement awarding death sentence to former navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav so the grounds on which he has been convicted is known, noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani has said.

NEW DELHI

Death due to "grave and sudden provocation" could not be termed as a "cruel act" of murder, the Supreme Court has said while reducing the life term of a man to 10-year-jail term in a homicidal case.

NEW DELHI

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today wondered if protests by students against fee hike are  sedition and if the youth have no right to speak up.

NEW DELHI

India has not signed or ratified over 200 conventions, protocols and agreements adopted by the United Nations, the government said today. This was stated by minister of state for external affairs V K Singh while replying to a question in the Lok Sabha.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court has asked the Allahabad High Court to furnish details of criminal appeals pending before it, observing that "the spectre of prolonged pendency for years together is a distressful reality".

NEW DELHI

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi today told the Supreme Court that the right to know is a fundamental right and it cannot be curtailed by banning information on the Internet.

Aligarh

Tension prevailed in Jamalpur area here after activists of a Hindu outfit tried to intervene on behalf of a Muslim woman who was squatting outside her in- laws' house with her four-year-old daughter after the family refused to let them in.

NEW DELHI

A Delhi court today granted bail to  Rajya Sabha MP Anil Kumar Sahani and two others who were summoned as accused in a case of allegedly using fake bills  to claim leave travel concession (LTC).

Jalandhar

Cow shelters, which were getting free power across the state during the SAD-BJP rule, are getting bills now and face supply disconnections in case of non-payment, Punjab Gau Sewa Aayog claimed today. However, the state government has feigned ignorance.

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) today arrested Assistant Passport officer (APO) posted at Regional Passport office here for his alleged involvement in corruption in issuing passports.

Chandigarh

In a major reshuffle, the Haryana government today issued posting and transfer orders of 19 IAS officers with immediate effect.

NEW DELHI

With the Delhi Assembly Speaker refusing to relent in the dispute over transfer of an officer, an exasperated Delhi High Court today asked whether the Assembly will collapse without him.

Chennai

Income-Tax department sleuths today questioned the Vice-Chancellor of Dr MGR Medical University, S Geethalakshmi, actor-politician R Sarath Kumar and his wife Radhika here in connection with an alleged tax evasion case.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today asked a Gujarat trial court to expedite recording of evidence of prosecution witnesses in a sexual assault case lodged by two Surat-based sisters against self-styled godman Asaram.

Coimbatore/Chennai

The Tamil Nadu government today ordered closure of a liquor outlet in Tirupur district following outrage over "assault" on a woman by a police official during a crackdown on a protest against the shop.

Chandigarh

Punjab government's priority is to overhaul health department by filling the pending vacancies of doctors and paramedical staff to make health services accessible, Minister Brahm Mohindra said here today.

Bhadrak

As the violence-hit town turned near normal, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today visited Bhadrak and promised stern action against those responsible for violence and full compensation to all who suffered loss.

Shillong

Two MPs, Vincent H Pala and Conrad K Sangma, have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Rajnath Singh to help extend the visas of Christian missionaries in India.

Kolkata

Six persons were arrested in the city for participating in a procession allegedly carrying deadly weapons, the police said today.

Kolkata

The body of a middle-aged woman was found at her residence at Jadavpur in the southern part of the city, the police said today.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today flagged off "Gandhi rath" to spread the message of Mahatma Gandhi to the people.

Kolkata/Bhubaneswar

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today conveyed her good wishes to her Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik.

Kendrapara

Police today busted an extortion racket by arresting three persons near Haridaspur in this district. Three live bombs were seized from them.

Kendrapara

A college student who was on his way to appear for an examination was killed in an accident in a village in Odisha's Kendrapara district today, the police said.

Kolkata

West Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday said the state government will consider the proposal of having a 'Boi Sarani' (book street) in the College Square area.

Patna

The vigilance department today arrested a district programme officer (foundation) and an assistant sub-inspector of police (ASI) on graft charge from Bihar's Buxar and Supaul districts respectively.

Shillong

Meghalaya government has expressed its strong opposition against the Centre's decision to observe Digital India Day on April 14, which is Good Friday and widely observed by the Christians here.

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