Saturday, December 10, 2022

'Female tribal entitled to parity with male in intestate succession': SC asks Centre to amend law

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central government to consider amending the provisions of the Hindu Succession Act to make it applicable to the members of the Scheduled Tribes, saying that a female is entitled to parity with male tribal in intestate succession.

AAP MP Raghav Chadha raises important issue of Shri Kartarpur Sahib Corridor in Parliament

NEW DELHI:Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab Raghav Chadha on Friday raised the important issue of pilgrims visiting Sri Kartarpur Sahib in the Parliament.

PM Modi, BJP leaders greet Sonia on her birthday

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on her birthday.

BJP may have lost the election but not courage: Adesh Gupta

NEW DELHI: The BJP may have lost the election but not the courage and will continue to fight against AAP -- a synonym for corruption, Delhi BJP Delhi state President Adesh Gupta said on Friday.

1,83,741 Indians gave up citizenship till Oct

NEW DELHI: The number of Indians renouncing citizenship has gone up significantly in the last few years.

Cong demands white paper on demonetisation in LS

NEW DELHI: Leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Friday sought a white paper on demonetisation, while calling it a 'failed' decision on part of the central government.

Odisha yet to submit complete proposal for establishment of high court benches: Rijiju

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has not yet submitted a detailed proposal for establishment of benches of Orissa High Court including its location in consultation with the HC.

4 bills introduced to revise Scheduled Tribes list in four states

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Friday introduced four separate bills in the Lok Sabha to revise the list of Scheduled Tribes in Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh.

Mumbai: China mission to commemorate Dr. Kotnis' 80th death anniversary

MUMBAI: The Dr. Dwarkanath Kotnis Memorial Committee and the Consulate General of China in Mumbai will commemorate and pay homage to the legendary medico Dr. Dwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis on the occasion of his 80th death anniversary, an official said here on Friday.

'Collegium discussions can't be put out in public domain through RTI', says SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking to disclose details under the Right to Information (RTI) of a collegium meeting in which decisions were taken regarding the elevation of judges to the apex court.

EOU lodges FIR against IPS Amit Lodha

PATNA: The Economic Offence Unit (EOU) of Bihar police has registered an FIR against IPS officer Gaya Amit Lodha for allegedly receiving money from a film production company, an official said on Friday.

3 more students arrested over Dibrugarh University ragging incident

Guwahati/Dibrugarh:Three more students of the Dibrugarh University have been arrested for their alleged role in ragging a student who eventually jumped off a two-storey building of a hostel "to save himself from mental and physical harassment", officials said on Friday.

Three controversial issues of UCC, waqf & places of worship Act in pvt members bill

NEW DELHI: Three controversial issues will be introduced as private members bill in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Sonia Gandhi turns 76, Cong leaders extend greetings

NEW DELHI: Congress leaders extended birthday greetings to Sonia Gandhi, who turned 76 on Friday.

Sitharaman to present statement on demands for grants for current fiscal in LS

NEW DELHI: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present a statement in the Lok Sabha on Friday showing first batch of supplementary demands for grants for the current fiscal.

Lucknow University bans celebrations in campus canteens

LUCKNOW: The Lucknow University (LU) has banned all celebrations in the canteens , a day after two groups of students clashed at the commerce canteen during a birthday party.

LMC to punish contestants who deface Lucknow

LUCKNOW: The Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) authorities will now penalise such civic poll aspirants who deface skylines by erecting hoardings or placing posters or banners without authorisation.

Manish Tewari gives adjournment notice in LS on face-off with judiciary

NEW DELHI: Congress MP Manish Tewari has gievn adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha on judiciary-Collegium issue, which is at the centre of row following statements from various quarters.

Pak releases BSF jawan who accidentally crossed the border

NEW DELHI: A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan who accidentally crossed the International Border in Punjab's Abohar sector has been released by the Pakistan Rangers.

Adhir Ranjan, Hardeep Puri cross swords in LS over Ujjwala subsidy

NEW DELHI: Petroleum Minister Hardeep Puri and Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury entered into a war of words over Ujjwala scheme subsidy and gas prices in the house on Thursday.

Teachers' recruitment scam: ED attaches properties of TMC MLA worth Rs 7.93 cr

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 7.93 crore of Trinamool Congress MLA Manik Bhattacharya in connection with the Primary Teachers' recruitment scam in West Bengal.

Wrestler murder case: Two absconding associates of Olympian Sushil held

NEW DELHI: Two associates of jailed Olympian wrestler Sushil Kumar, wanted in connection with the murder of 23 year-old budding wrestler Sagar Dhankar in May 2021 but absconding, have been apprehended by the Crime Branch, a Delhi Police official said on Thursday.

ED attaches assets worth Rs 77.28 cr of Archon Engicon Ltd in bank loan fraud case

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said that they have attached immovable properties worth Rs 77.28 crore of Chandrashekhar Balkrushna Panchal of Archon Engicon Ltd and others in connection with a prevention of money laundering case pertaining to bank loan fraud of Rs 265.64 crore.

Killing of Kashmiri Pandits, SC dismisses curative plea seeking CBI or NIA probe

NEW DELHI: In a big setback for the Kashmiri Pandit community, the Supreme Court has dismissed a curative petition seeking probe by either CBI or National Investigation Agency (NIA) into the alleged 1989-90 genocide of Kashmiri Pandits.

Ex-IAS officer KBS Sidhu called for questioning in Rs 1,000 crore Irrigation Dept. scam

NEW DELHI: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has summoned KBS Sidhu IAS (retired), the then Additional Chief Secretary of the state's Irrigation Dept, on Tuesday for questioning him in connection with the Rs 1000 crore scam that took place during the Parkash Singh Badal regime.

With Gujarat polls, AAP to get national party status: Manish Sisodia

NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday claimed that Gujarat Assembly polls will elevate Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to the national level.

Ex-Mumbai police chief gets bail from Delhi HC in money laundering case

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted bail to former Mumbai Police Chief Sanjay Pandey in the money laundering case registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in relation to the alleged phone tapping at the National Stock Exchange.

BJP leads in Bihar's Kurhani bypoll

PATNA: Kedar Gupta of BJP is leading against JD(U) candidate Manoj Kushwaha in Bihar's Kurhani bypoll, counting for which is underway in Muzaffarpur amid tight security, as per official trends on Thursday.

Teachers' scam: Candidate with wrong roll number in answer sheet appointed in Bengal school

KOLKATA: A new dimension of corruption has evolved in the notorious multi- crore teachers' recruitment scam in West Bengal, as one candidate has been identified to have received appointment for the 9th and 10th standards in a state-run school despite writing her roll number wrong in the answer sheet for the teacher's recruitment examination in 2016.

Ex-IT Commissioner's wife surrenders before Ranchi CBI court in graft case

Ranchi: Rupan Dutta, the wife of former Chief Income Tax Commissioner Tapas Dutta, surrendered before the CBI court in Ranchi in connection with a disproportionate assets and corruption case.

Jaishankar briefs Parliament about latest developments in foreign policy

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday briefed Parliament on the latest developments with respect to India's foreign policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign travels, and visits to India by foreign dignitaries.

Not just a victory but a big responsibility for us: Sisodia on MCD win

NEW DELHI: With the Aam Aadmi Party securing a comfortable majority in the MCD polls on Wednesday, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that this is not just a victory but a big responsibility for them.

Guwahati: Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated at Raj Bhavan

Guwahati:The Armed Forces Flag Day was celebrated at Raj Bhavan here Wednesday, officials said.

Submit records connected with 2016 demonetisation decision: SC to Centre

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to submit relevant records in connection with the government's 2016 demonetisation decision for its perusal.

Bogtui carnage: Slain Trinamool leader Vadu Sheikh's brother in CBI net

KOLKATA: The CBI on Wednesday said that it has arrested Jahangir Sheikh, brother of slain Trinamool Congress leader Vadu Sheikh -- one of the principal masterminds of Bogtui carnage that claimed nine lives on March 21 in Bogtui village of West Bengal's Birbhum district.

Jagan calls BCs 'backbone classes' at massive outreach conclave

Vijayawada:Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Wednesday that BCs are not backward classes but they are the 'backbone classes' of the society.

Multi-State Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill 2022 tabled in LS amid opposition

NEW DELHI: The Multi-State Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2022 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday amid demands from the Opposition to send the proposed legislation to the standing committee, alleging that it encroaches on the jurisdiction of states.

Job aspirants threaten stir during Bihar winter session

PATNA: With the winter session of Bihar Vidhan Sabha starting from December 13, the aspirants for the teachers' posts have decided to begin a massive movement in Bihar for the seventh phase of recruitment.

Hyderabad police notice to MLA Raja Singh over derogatory post

HYDERABAD: Hyderabad police have served a show case notice on suspended BJP MLA T. Raja Singh for making derogatory comments on Facebook, thereby allegedly violating conditions laid down by the Telangana High Court last month.

GST raids in UP's Noida uncover tax evasion of more than Rs 20 cr

NOIDA: The state GST department has conducted raids in 71 districts of Uttar Pradesh in two days. In two separate raids, the department seized items worth Rs 2.55 crores and unearthed tax evasion of more than Rs 20 crores.

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