DGCA fines Air India Rs 30 lakh for violating rules for disabled persons, advisory issued to all airlines

DGCA imposed a fine of Rs 30 lakh on Air India in connection with the incident of not providing wheelchair assistance to an 80-year-old passenger who collapsed and died after walking from the plane to the terminal in Mumbai airport. The incident occurred on February 12, upon the arrival of Air India flight […]

Congress observers recommend keeping Sukhu as Himachal CM till LS polls, say sources

The Congress observers appointed to address the crisis in Himachal Pradesh recommended maintaining Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu as Chief Minister till the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, sources said on Thursday. According to sources, senior leaders Bhupinder Singh Hooda and DK Shivakumar, who were appointed oberserves to the state have submitted their preliminary report […]

ED freezes Rs 123-cr of Singapore-based shell firms parked in bank accounts of Mumbai-based NIUM India

The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) has frozen Rs 123 crore, belonging to Singapore-based shell entities, parked in bank accounts of Mumbai-based NIUM Indian Pvt Ltd as part of its probe into a money laundering case of illegal online loans, gambling, and betting apps through a cluster of mule accounts in Kerala. The amount was […]

Stay order in civil and criminal cases won’t automatically lapse after 6 months: SC

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that a stay order granted in civil and criminal cases does not automatically lapse after six months and will remain in operation till the matter is decided unless it is specifically time-bound. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud set aside the top […]

Sikkim: Indian Army conducts Anti Tank Guided Missile field firing test at Teesta Range

The annual Eastern Command Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) field firing was conducted at Teesta Field Firing Range in West Bengal from February 20 to February 28, a defence official said. According to the defence release, more than 1500 personnel from various units of the Infantry and Mechanised Infantry Battalion participated in the command-level […]

‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans outside Karnataka Assembly: Congress MP Syed Naseer Hussain’s supporter detained, say police

A supporter of Congress’ Rajya Sabha member Syed Naseer Hussain has been detained for allegedly raising ‘pro-Pakistan’ slogans outside the Karnataka assembly, police said on Thursday. The BJP has alleged that Hussain’s supporters raised pro-Pakistan slogans following his victory in the Rajya Sabha polls. According to Byadagi police, the person […]

All financial, procurement decisions were taken by Executive Board, says Elena Norman in affidavit before Delhi HC

Outgoing Hockey India CEO Elena Norman has recently filed an affidavit in the Delhi High Court and said, the Inquiry Report on alleged irregularities in Hockey India made various general, vague and omnibus allegations against her, which apart from being over and beyond the mandate of the Inquiry Officer, are also entirely bereft of evidence. […]

PM Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for Dindori road accident deceased; MP CM too announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh from the PMNRF (Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund) for the deceased families of the Dindori road accident. “An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of each deceased in […]

Congress MLA Vikramaditya Singh keeps party guessing, says wont press on resignation but stays away from CM breakfast meet

Congress MLA Vikramaditya Singh who on Wednesday took back his resignation as a minister in the state continues to keep the Congress top brass guessing. While he has maintained that he would not press the issue of his resignation, the son of former Himachal CM Veerbhadra Singh stayed away from […]

Punjab police register FIR on farmer Shubhkaran Singh’s death

Punjab Police on Thursday registered a zero FIR in the case of farmer Shubhkaran Singh, who lost his life during the farmer protests. Punjab IGP Sukhchain Singh Gill stated that after consulting legal experts, the investigation will proceed according to the law. “In the matter of Shubhkaran (Singh), after consulting the legal experts, the Punjab Police […]