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  • 1984 riots: SIT likely to reopen 186 cases

    The home ministry-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) is likely to re-open around 186 cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi and other states like states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. These cases include ones which were not investigated or simply closed due lack of evidence.[Read More…]

  • After IIT, Centre hikes NIT fees to ₹1.25 lakh

    The human resources department ministry has approved a proposal to hike the fees in National Institutes of Technology (NITs) from ₹70,000 to ₹1.25 lakh per annum. This will be levied for new entrants. Similarly, the fees for the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) have been increased from[Read More…]

  • Water tanker scam: BJP seeks Kejriwal’s arrest

    Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Friday sought the arrest of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal over the water tanker scam. He alleged that Kejriwal for 11 months suppressed the report of a probe that looked into the alleged irregularities in hiring water tankers by the Delhi Jal Board in 2012, when Shiela Dikshit was the chief[Read More…]

  • India’s NSG bid hits the China wall

    The plenary meeting of the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) ended in Seoul on Friday with no decision on India’s membership bid as divisions persisted over admitting non- Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty (NPT) members with China leading the opposition to it. China maintained the stand that India’s candidature cannot be[Read More…]

  • Swamy issues veiled threat of a bloodbath to Jaitley

    Taking his attack to those in the Finance Ministry to a new level, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Friday,June 24 issued veiled threat to those asking him to follow restraint saying if he “disregarded discipline there will be a bloodbath.” “People giving me unasked for advice of discipline and restraint[Read More…]

  • All About Eve—Pamper the woman in you

    India finally has a home-grown, customised, interactive platform which curates fashion, beauty, health and fitness, home décor, food tips and more—all for women! Thinking about which cookies to eat in office? Or a quick power lunch to keep you going? Maybe an easy makeup tutorial for an evening soiree or even[Read More…]

  • Modi engages China on NSG membership in Tashkent

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Tashkent to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit of which India is set to become a full-fledged member along with Pakistan. However, the spotlight is on his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to seek support for India’s membership at the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).[Read More…]

  • RSS Iftar party ‘pure hypocrisy’, says Shiv Sena

    Latest in the spate of its tirades against its alliance partner in Mahasrashtra, the Shiv Sena lashed out at BJP and RSS’ plan to hold an iftar party, calling it ‘pure hypocrisy’. Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), a Sangh affiliate, has planned the Muslim outreach programme. MRM has sent out invites to[Read More…]

  • Bombay, Madras High Courts to use new city names

    The Law Ministry has proposed a Bill over changing the names of High Courts including Bombay, Madras and Calcutta, as per the present names of the cities “Mumbai” and “Chennai”. The mentioned cities changed from their colonial names to the new ones in the ‘90s, but the high courts had[Read More…]

  • Centre starts new scheme ‘PMSMY’ for pregnant women

    The Union government launched ‘Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritwa Yojana’ for pregnant women in the country.  Under the scheme, the pregnant women will get ante-natal care packages and free check-ups by specialists across the country on 9th of every month. ‘PMSMY’ idea was discussed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a[Read More…]

  • Rohith Vemula row: UoH VC will not be replaced, says Centre

    The Centre has refused to transfer University of Hyderabad (UoH) vice-chancellor Appa Rao Podile, even though he has been accused of playing a role in Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula’s suicide.  The ministry of human resources development (MHRD) said there is “no provision” for the VC’s transfer to another varsity under[Read More…]

  • CBI files corruption cases against nine Income Tax dept officials

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed a corruption case against nine top officials of Income Tax department after conducting nearly 17 raids all over the country. The corrupt officials included I-T chief of New Delhi, SK Mittal. During the raids, the items that were recovered included property[Read More…]

  • TRAI issues consultation paper on VoIP services

    The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Wednesday issued a consultation paper on VoIP services or Internet Telephony. It is a broader and more holistic look at VoIP, and actually intends to hold telecom service providers accountable for quality of service on VoIP calls. It paper seeks opinions on[Read More…]

  • Newsd exclusive with Jairam Ramesh (Congress MP)

    Shutapa Paul (Editor-in-Chief, Newsd) talks to Jairam Ramesh (Congress MP) about his new book “Old History New Geography-Bifurcating Andhra Pradesh”. Jairam Ramesh also speaks about Congress’ future and will Rahul Gandhi become Party President.

  • UP: Akhilesh Yadav suspends minister over Qaumi Ekta Dal merger with SP

    A few hours after the merger of don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari’s Qaumi Ekta Dal (QED) with the Samajwadi Party was announced on Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav dismissed minister for secondary education Balram Yadav, who played an active role in the move. As of now, no official statement has[Read More…]

  • VVIP chopper scam: ED freezes shares worth ₹86 crore

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing the ₹360 crore AgustaWestland scam on Monday froze shares owned by companies in Dubai, Mauritius and Singapore to the tune of ₹86 crore. The agency alleged the assets were procured through kickbacks received by two middlemen in the purchase of helicopters from Itay. The agency also[Read More…]

  • Niti Aayog suggests doing away with Rail Budget

    The NDA government is seeking the opinion of the railway ministry on scrapping presentation of the annual Railway Budget. In a 20-page note to the Prime Minister’s Office, Niti Aayog argued the exercise has failed to come of any use to the sector and has become a “mechanism to announce[Read More…]

  • Premature PPF withdrawal allowed after 5 years

    Public Provident Fund (PPF) holders can prematurely close the deposit scheme for reasons such as higher education or expenditure towards medical treatment, the finance ministry said on Monday. The ministry said such premature closure shall be allowed only after the account has completed five financial years. Earlier you were not[Read More…]

  • Rahul Gandhi brings light

    Harshitha C, a visually impaired Mount Carmel College student who spearheaded an initiative to scrap import duties on specialised equipment for the blind, passed her Bcom examinations with distinction in all subjects. She has received a congratulatory letter (accessed exclusively by Newsd) from Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi which reads, “As[Read More…]

  • UNCTAD pegs India 10th in FDI inflows

    Due to the surge of investments in the first four months of 2016, India remains in the top ten countries attracting foreign funds, according to the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development’s new World Investment Report 2016. In 2015, India reached a high of $44 billion in foreign direct[Read More…]

  • CEA Arvind Subramanian is Swamy’s new target

    After getting his way with Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy is going after chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian. “Sack him!!!” read his tweet this morning. Who said to US Cong on 13/3/13 the US should act against India to defend US Pharmaceuticals interests? Arvind[Read More…]

  • Kairana migration is a law and order issue, not communal: Sanjeev Balyan

    Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Sanjeev Kumar Balyan on Monday on Monday said as per the BJP report on Shamli district’s Kairana migration issue, some Muslim families besides those of Hindus have moved out of Kairana mainly due to law and order problems. “It is a[Read More…]

  • India is monitoring Brexit developments: Govt

    Union commerce minister Nirmala Sitharaman assured the government is tracking the developments of Britain’s referendum, scheduled on June 23, to leave the European Union. She said it will have a bearing on India’s trade with the European Union and the UK—currently, 15% of India’s imports are from the EU. With[Read More…]

  • Mumbai car density rises 56% in last 6 years: Govt data

    The state transport ministries data has revealed that Mumbai has the highest number of private cars on roads among others. According to the data, Mumbai has 430 cars/km of road which has spiked almost 56% in last 6 years. Maharashtra’s Mumbai has the highest density of private cars on the[Read More…]

  • Saffron, red, green—Katharia does colourful U-turn

    Minister of State in the human resource development ministry backtracked on his statement saying he meant the government will accept whatever is good for the nation, be it “Bhagwakaran or green or red colour”. Speaking to ANI, the BJP MP from Agra said, “I just said whatever is good for[Read More…]

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