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Daman Congress president arrested in extortion case

Daman (Daman and Diu): Daman Congress President Ketan Patel has been booked and arrested under extortion charges informed V K Singh, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Daman and Diu. As per the senior police official, Patel was extorting money from a Daman based company since 2017. Sharing the details of the case, DIG Singh said, […]

20 Sep 2018 10:29 pm
ACP booked for raping woman on pretext of marriage

New Delhi: An Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) of Delhi has been booked for allegedly raping a woman on the pretext of marriage, police said Thursday. The officer identified as Ramesh Dahiya was posted as the station house officer at Sadar Bazar Police Station in New Delhi. He was recently promoted to the rank of […]

20 Sep 2018 10:05 pm
Leave the issue of appointment of judges to us: SC

New Delhi: “Leave the issue of judges appointment to us, we can take care of ourselves,” the Supreme Court said Thursday as it dismissed a number of petitions filed on issues related to the judiciary. The top court also dismissed a plea which sought contempt action against lawyers who have signed the impeachment motion against […]

20 Sep 2018 9:19 pm
Lathi-charge on Congress workers: Police officer transferred

New Delhi: The BJP government in Chhattisgarh shunted out a senior police officer Thursday following a lathi-charge on Congress workers in Bilaspur town two days ago. Additional Superintendent of Police Neeraj Chandrakar has been shifted to the police headquarters in Raipur, Chief Minister Raman Singh said. “A magisterial enquiry has been ordered. Bilaspur ASP Neeraj Chandrakar […]

20 Sep 2018 8:41 pm
Govt appoints 14 executive directors in banks

New Delhi: As many as 14 general managers have been appointed as executive directors in different public sector banks, according to an official order issued Thursday. Shanti Lal Jain and Vikramaditya Singh Khichi have been appointed as executive directors in the Bank of Baroda initially for a period of three years, it said. They will be […]

20 Sep 2018 8:23 pm
Muzaffarpur shelter home assault case: Govt official among 4 detained by CBI

New Delhi: The CBI has detained four persons including an official of the social welfare department of Bihar in connection with alleged sexual abuse of minor girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur, officials said Thursday. The sexual assault of 34 girls over a period of time in the government-funded shelter home came to light after […]

20 Sep 2018 6:26 pm
IT Ministry mulls third notice to WhatsApp; may insist on message traceability

New Delhi: The IT ministry is mulling sending a third notice to WhatsApp asserting that it bring in ‘traceability’ of messages on its platform, even as the American firm has maintained that doing so will impact end-to-end encryption and violate privacy of users. According to government sources, an internal discussion was held on the issue and […]

20 Sep 2018 5:39 pm
Central govt employees can fly to Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast on LTC for two more years

New Delhi: Central government employees can fly to Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast region and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands while availing leave travel concession (LTC) for two more years till September 2020, according to an official order issued Thursday. The employees get reimbursement of tickets for to and fro journey, besides paid leaves, when they […]

20 Sep 2018 4:54 pm
D Purandeswari appointed independent director on board of Air India

New Delhi: D Purandeswari has been appointed an independent director on the board of Air India Ltd., according to an official order issued Thursday. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved her appointment as non-official independent director on the board of Air India Ltd. for a period of three years, the order issued by […]

20 Sep 2018 3:21 pm
Haryana govt transfers 41 HPS officers

Chandigarh (Haryana): In a major reshuffle, the Haryana Government has issued transfer and posting orders of 41 Haryana Police Service (HPS) officers with immediate effect. Most of the 41 HPS officers are at Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) level in the state. DSP Rewari, Suresh Kumar has been posted as DSP Jhajjar, the official release […]

20 Sep 2018 2:00 pm
Acting J-K DGP Dilbag Singh to continue in office, says Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday said the newly appointed acting Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir shall continue in office till the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) takes a decision on the matter. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra said acting DGP Dilbag Singh, who replaced S P Vaid, shall […]

20 Sep 2018 1:00 pm
7th pay commission: All-India protest day ‘completely successful’ claim central employees

New Delhi: The ‘all-India protest day’ called by the National Joint Council of Action (NJAC) across the country received a mixed response on Wednesday, demanding hike of minimum pay and fitment formula beyond the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations, scrapping of new pension scheme and allowing Option 1 as one of the pension fitment formula. The […]

20 Sep 2018 10:21 am
Govt appoints MDs, CEOs in ten nationalised banks

New Delhi: Mrutyunjay Mahapatra and Padmaja Chundru, both deputy managing directors in State Bank of India, have been appointed as managing director and chief executive officer of Syndicate Bank and Indian Bank respectively, according to an official order issued Wednesday. They are among 10 MDs and CEOs of state-owned banks whose appointments were approved by the […]

19 Sep 2018 8:15 pm
15th Fin Commission: Maha seeks Rs 50,000 cr for Mumbai region

Mumbai: In a meeting with the 15th Finance Commission, the Maharashtra government Wednesday sought Rs 50,000 crore as a special support for the Mumbai city and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). “Mumbai is the backbone of our economy. We must strengthen Mumbai’s infrastructure. We need to acknowledge the importance of Mumbai in the nation’s GDP,” […]

19 Sep 2018 8:08 pm
Delhi sealing: SC issues contempt notice to Manoj Tiwari, summons him

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday issued a contempt notice against Delhi BJP chief and MP Manoj Tiwari, who had allegedly broken the seal of a premises which was being run in violation of the Delhi Master Plan, and directed him to appear before it on September 25. It “indicates a defiant attitude by the Member […]

19 Sep 2018 7:25 pm
Guj Assembly increases MLAs’ salary by at least Rs 45000

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday by which the salaries of the MLAs, ministers, speaker, deputy speaker and leader of opposition will go up by at least Rs 45,000 a month. Accordingly, the monthly salary of the MLAs will be hiked to Rs 1.16 lakh as against the existing Rs 70,727, a […]

19 Sep 2018 5:46 pm
Wild celebrations as ousted Pak PM Sharif and daughter freed from jail

Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of jailed ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending the sentences they received from a lower court in July and prompting celebrations among supporters waiting outside. The Islamabad High Court suspended the 10-year sentence for Sharif and the seven-year term handed down to his […]

19 Sep 2018 5:13 pm
UP govt comes out with austerity formula for officials

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has come out with strict austerity measures for its officials, asking them to curtail expenses on foreign visits, printing material and advertisements, a senior official said Wednesday. They have also been directed to slash expenses on office stationery, furniture and upholstery. An order to this effect was issued by UP […]

19 Sep 2018 4:06 pm
6,000 constables promoted in Raj

Jaipur: Months ahead of state assembly elections, the Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan government has promoted 6,000 police constables. Speaking at an event here Wednesday, Raje said, “Rajasthan is a peaceful state and its police have made efforts to maintain law and order. Understanding the need of the hour, the state government for the first time has […]

19 Sep 2018 4:01 pm
AP govt recruitment drive to fill up nearly 19000 vacant posts

Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to recruit nearly 19,000 personnel to fill up existing vacant posts in various departments and the state secretariat, according to an official order. “Based on the proposals received from all the heads of departments and the secretariat departments, the government after careful examination, hereby accord permission for direct […]

19 Sep 2018 1:36 pm
Triple Talaq an offence now, Cabinet approves Ordinance

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance or an Executive Order on Triple Talaq bill, making it a criminal act, sources confirmed. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led-government approved the ordinance after it could not be tabled in the Rajya Sabha due to lack of consensus last month during the monsoon session of […]

19 Sep 2018 1:30 pm
7th Pay Commission: Central govt employees to face strict action for observing protest day on Wednesday

New Delhi: The department of personnel and training (DoPT) has warned central government employees of disciplinary action if they observe ‘all-India protest day’ on Wednesday to press for upward revision of minimum pay beyond the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations and scrapping of of new pension scheme. The DoPT in an order issued today reiterated its […]

18 Sep 2018 10:03 pm
Delhi Financial Commissioner Anindo Majumdar appointed CVC Secretary

New Delhi: Financial Commissioner of Delhi Anindo Majumdar has been appointed as Secretary, Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), according to an official order issued Tuesday. Majumdar, who was the chief secretary of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands before coming to Delhi, was in July appointed financial commissioner, which is a statutory post. The financial commissioner exercises […]

18 Sep 2018 8:14 pm
K’taka Minister booked in money laundering case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a case against Karnataka Water Resources Minister D K Shivakumar. The case was registered after Income Tax Department raided an accommodation linked with the minister in Delhi and recovered Rs 8 Crore cash. The case was registered two weeks back. On Saturday, Special Economic Offences Court had […]

18 Sep 2018 7:53 pm
Customs arrests woman for smuggling gold hiding in rectum

New Delhi: A 53-year-old woman has been arrested by customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country 900 grams gold by hiding it in her rectum, according to an official statement issued Tuesday. She was intercepted on her arrival from Bangkok on Monday. “Her personal search resulted in recovery of two pieces of […]

18 Sep 2018 7:18 pm
Independent India’s first woman IAS officer Anna Malhotra dead

Mumbai: India’s first woman IAS officer post-Independence, Anna Rajam Malhotra, died at her residence in suburban Andheri here on Monday, her family sources said. She was 91. The last rites were performed in the city, they said. She was born as Anna Rajam George in Kerala’s Ernakulum district in July 1927. She shifted to Chennai […]

18 Sep 2018 5:04 pm
Indrani, Peter Mukerjea file for divorce in Mumbai court

Mumbai: Indrani and Peter Mukerjea, imprisoned for their alleged role in their daughter Sheena Bora’s murder, filed for divorce in Mumbai court on Tuesday. Speaking to the media over the matter, Peter’s lawyer Sushmita Nair said, “They (Indrani and Peter) were sent for counseling today. At the final day of the divorce, they might again […]

18 Sep 2018 4:56 pm
CAT relief for Delhi police official involved in CP shoot-out

New Delhi: The Central Administrative Tribunal Monday directed the police department to grant compassionate allowance benefits, pension and gratuity to Police Inspector Anil Kumar who was dismissed from service for his involvement in a shoot-out at Connaught Place in New Delhi. “The applicant had an unblemished service record during his service with Delhi Police, I […]

18 Sep 2018 4:53 pm
Top Maha IAS officer in ICU after fracturing ribs

Mumbai: Maharashtra’s Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Sunil Porwal has been admitted to a hospital here after he suffered injuries to his ribs and lungs due to a fall in a washroom, doctors attending him said Tuesday. Porwal, 59, is undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Bombay Hospital and his condition is stable, […]

18 Sep 2018 1:20 pm