Bihar: Liquor bottles recovered from Maurya Hotel owner’s residence during ED raid in Patna

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has recovered 14 bottles of liquor during a raid at the residence of SP Sinha – the owner of Patna’s famous Maurya Hotel, said a police official on Monday. Nitish Kumar’s government imposed the liquor ban across the state under Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016. The ED officials who recovered […]

Adequate security arrangements made for upcoming G20 meet in Ramnagar: Uttarakhand CM Dhami

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday said that adequate security arrangements have been made for the upcoming G20 meeting in Ramnagar amid the threat calls received to the public and the government officials in the state to boycott G20 summit. While addressing the media, Chief Minister Dhami said, “All necessary preparations for […]

SC reserves order on TN Govt plea against Madras HC order related to RSS route marches in state

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved an order on Tamil Nadu Government’s appeal against the Madras High Court order directing state police to allow Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) route marches in the state. A bench of justices V Ramasubramanian and Justice Pankaj Mithal reserved the order after hearing the submission […]

Chhattisgarh: Assistant Platoon Commander killed in Naxal-led IED blast in Bijapur

An officer of the Chhattisgarh Armed Forces (CAF) was killed by unidentified Naxals in an explosion triggered by an improvised explosive device (IED) blast on Monday in the state’s insurgency-hit Bijapur district, said the police. The deceased officer has been identified as Assistant Platoon Commander Vijay Yadav (58). The incident took place between Temenar and Etepal […]

Congress MPs hold meeting in Parliament amid Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification row

Congress MPs from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha held a meeting at the Congress Parliamentary Party office at the Parliament on Monday against the Centre over the Adani issue and disqualification of Rahul Gandhi as MP from Lok Sabha wearing black clothes. UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, party chief and Rajya Sabha LoP Mallikarjun Kharge and others were present […]

Karnataka: Amit Shah chairs BJP core committee meeting in Bengaluru, discusses poll strategy

Senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday chaired a meeting with the state BJP core committee and election management committee in Bengaluru on Monday. Karnataka is scheduled to go to polls later this year. BJP National Organizing General Secretary BL Santhosh, co-in-charges Man Sukh Mandaviya, Annamalai, CM Basavaraj Bommai, ex-CM […]

Pakistan contemplates SCO participation in India

 Pakistan has begun in-house consultations to decide whether to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meetings of the defence and foreign ministers in India since New Delhi has already extended invitations to Defense Minister Khawaja Asif and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, Tribune reported. The defence ministers’ meeting is scheduled in April in New Delhi while foreign ministers would meet in May in Goa. India is the current […]

PTI links human rights violation with ‘FATF grey listing’

 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senior Vice President Fawad Chaudhry said Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has given an irrational response to President Arif Alvi’s letter which drew his attention towards the constitutional provisions, Tribune reported. On Friday, Alvi wrote a letter to Shehbaz, asking him to direct the authorities concerned to assist the Election Commission of Pakistan with the holding […]