April 25, 2018

INX Media PMLA case: Karti Chidambaram appears before ED

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-18
New Delhi, Jan 18: Karti Chidambaram, the son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, on Thursday appeared before the ED in connection with its probe into the INX Media money laundering case. Karti was summoned by the agency to appear before the Investigating Officer (IO) of the

Supreme Court crisis: CJI Dipak Misra meets dissenting judges

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-18
New Delhi, Jan 18: Days after four most senior judges of the highest court in the country held an unprecedented presser to raise certain concerns about the functioning of the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra met the dissenting judges for the second time on Thursday

Shiv Sena asks PM Modi, Amit Shah to clarify Pravin Togadia’s claims

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-18
Mumbai, Jan 18: The Shiv Sena on Thursday latched on to VHP leader Pravin Togadia’s claim of a plot to kill him to target Prime Minister Narendra Modiand BJP chief Amit Shah. The BJP’s bickering ally, which has been regularly criticising the Modi government

Jharkhand budget session begins, governor lists state’s achievements

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-17
Ranchi, Jan 17: The Jharkhand government is committed to achieve the goals of women empowerment, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Jharkhand Skill Mission and Johar Yojana, Governor Droupadi Murmu said on Wednesday in her address to the Assembly on the inaugural day of the budget session. The BJP government

Gold worth Rs 16 lakhs seized from two passengers in Kochi

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-17
  Kochi, Jan 17: Gold weighing 547 gms and valued at 16 lakhs has been seized from two passengers who arrived at the international airport near here from the gulf. In the first case, gold weighing 293 gms and worth Rs 8.92 lakhs, concealed inside

Three injured in broad daylight firing in Rajasthan court

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-17
Churu, Jan 17: Three persons, including a lawyer, suffered bullet injuries on Wednesday when unidentified men opened fire on an undertrial in a court in Churu district, police said. The firing triggered panic among the people in Sadulpur town. The incident happened when an undertrial, Ajay

Former president Pranab Mukherjee  laments brain drain of professionals

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-16
Dhaka, Jan 16: Prestigious institutions like the IITs were producing brilliant professionals who virtually ended up becoming “salesmen” of multinational companies instead of contributing to nation building, former president Pranab Mukherjee lamented on Tuesday. Stressing on quality research, Mukherjee sought revision of the goals of

IRCTC hotel scam: ED summons Lalu Prasad’s  son-in-law Rahul Yadav in railway hotels PMLA case

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-16
New Delhi, Jan 15: The Enforcement Directorate has now summoned another son-in-law of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, Rahul Yadav, in connection with its money laundering probe in railway hotels allotment corruption case, official sources today said. The fresh trouble for the Lalu Prasad family comes as

Kerala govt mulls arrangements at Sabarimala temple similar at Tirumala

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-16
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16: The Kerala government on Tuesday said it was mulling setting up amenities for pilgrims visiting Ayyappa hill shrine at Sabarimala similar to those available to devotees at Lord Venkateswara Temple at Tirupati. “As per the directive of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, an

MLA Sheikh Rashid, National Conference raises Kawa’s arrest in J-K Assembly

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-16
Jammu, Jan 16: Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today witnessed uproarious scenes after the opposition NC and MLA Sheikh Rashid raised the issue of Bilal Ahmad Kawa, who was arrested on charges of involvement in the 2000 Red Fort attack last week, and demanded a statement from the government

Former SC judge N Santosh Hegde  unhappy over delay in Lokpal appointment

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-16
Hyderabad, Jan 16: Retired Supreme Court Judge N Santosh Hegde has expressed indignation over the delay in the appointment of the Lokpal even four years after the enactment of the law for setting up the anti-corruption institution. The former Lokayukta of Karnataka also criticised political parties for keeping

2019 Lok Sabha polls: Strengthening party  priority, no alliances as of now, says Akhilesh Yadav

TAP | Updated: 2018-01-09
Lucknow, Jan 09: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said his priority was strengthening the party organisation and he was not thinking of an alliance ahead of the “crucial” 2019 general elections. Terming the process of talks and seat negotiations a waste of time, the former
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