LJP chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said he was saddened by the demise of Taslimuddin who was known for his "frank" and "candid remarks".
The moves are the latest sign of rising scrutiny of the largest US internet companies and how their software-driven services and ad businesses are influencing society.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad offered their condolences on Wednesday. “Shri P P Rao was a man of sterling character, integrity & judicial scholarship,” Prasad tweeted.
The court noted that Rajesh Aggarwal did not hold any meetings with Surendra Jain and Virendra Jain — market entry operators who are the main accused in the case
The court pulled up the Central Pollution Control Board for failing to comply with its order to study and prepare a report on the harmful effects of materials used in the making of fireworks.
The minister’s 18-point directive, issued after a detailed review meeting that was also attended by the environment secretary and director general (forest), called for a solution-oriented and not problem-creating approach.
Sources said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj spoke about the success of Modi’s visit to China for the ninth BRICS summit that concluded last week. The visit took place after a tug-of-war between the two countries on the Doklam stand-off on the tri-junction of India-China-Bhutan border.
Says organisation does not support trolling on social media as it amounts to ‘hitting below the belt’
The JD(U) has 10 members in the Upper House. While seven of them have sided with Nitish, three have broken off. Yadav and Anwar are operating under the banner of a new forum, Sanjha Virasat.
The decision has come as a blow to the Sharad faction, which had approached the EC on August 25 claiming to be the “real JD(U)”.
Sources said PM Modi would take Shinzo Abe on a “massive roadshow” — from the airport to Sabarmati Ashram, possibly in an “open-top limousine” — with people cheering for them.
“The allegations show the manner in which the offences have been committed, which itself dis-entitles the petitioner the concession of bail,” read the court order.
The court’s observation came while reserving its order on a PIL filed by an NGO, which has demanded that candidates contesting elections disclose their sources of income.
The government also stated they are sending a proposal to the Centre to increase the number of labour days from 100 to 200 per family under MGNREGA.
The Home Department has been handed over to senior IAS officer SS Prashad, who was looking after the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department till now.
Sanjay Tripathi was nabbed from Cantonment area — the sixth arrest in the case.SSP, Gorakhpur, Satyarth Aniruddha Pankaj said they caught Sanjay while he was trying to move to a hideout.
Targeting the Prime Minister, Swami Agnivesh said, “The general secretary of UN Human Rights Council has condemned Gauri Lankesh’s killing. I wish PM Narendra Modi would have spoken a word on it.”
“The government has adopted a humane approach towards migrants, whether they are from Afghanistan, Pakistan or Bangladesh. We have sympathies for them, but we are strongly against illegal immigrants,’’ Singh said.
The route was closed in June following tension over the Doklam standoff.
Police have detained a former schoolmate of Chandini and his three friends after CCTV footage purportedly showed her with them that evening.
Once identified, the target for ‘Institutions for Eminence’ would be to break into the top 500 bracket in one internationally reputed ranking framework in 10 years and come up in the top 100 over time.
Currently posted in Dewas, the officer had joined government duty in 1994 and spent most of her working life in Indore. Her husband Jagdish was a stenographer in the same department in Indore but took voluntary retirement in 2009, allegedly to manage properties owned by the couple.
Farmers seek debt waiver for farmers, fair price for produce and implementation of the Swaminathan Commission Report.
“Like many other nations, India is concerned about illegal migrants, in particular, with the possibility that they could pose security challenges. Enforcing the laws should not be mistaken for lack of compassion,” Permanent Representative of India to UN in Geneva Rajiv K Chander said.
As the crowd rushed to the field, the kidnappers sensed trouble and shot the boy in his chest and head before escaping. The boy was taken to a nursing home where doctors declared him brought dead.
Shah has been directed to appear in the Ahmedabad court on September 18 to depose in the Naroda Gam case in which 11 Muslims were killed on February 28, 2002, a day after the Sabarmati Express was torched at the Godhra railway station.
The bench noted that the object of the cooling-off period in the Act “was to safeguard against a hurried decision if there was otherwise possibility of differences being reconciled.
The report of the sub-committee was also submitted to Deputy Commissioner, Vinay Pratap Singh, on Monday, and forwarded to the Director of the Department of Secondary Education.
Activists said that this goes against the spirit of the demand-driven scheme, which has seen a spurt in demand due to rural distress triggered by droughts, floods, and post-demonetisation reverse migration.
While former Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare has not been named as an accused, the chargesheet states that the project was awarded after he signed the proposal and that he was aware of norms concerning threshold capacity of the dams.
Sachin Malik, in charge of Kankarkheda police station, said Pankaj went to victim Harshit’s (14) house with two friends on Sunday night and shot him. “We are conducting raids to arrest the main accused,” Malik said.
More than 30 militants, most of them locals, were killed in various operations across the Valley in the last one month.
The police said one AK-47 rifle, two AK-47 magazines, 63 AK-47 rounds, one INSAS rifle, one INSAS magazine, 60 INSAS rounds, a pistol, a pistol magazine, two pistol rounds and two pouches were recovered from the site.
The deceased, Ayush Pugalia, 25, had been sentenced to three life terms by the Bombay High Court in 2015 for kidnapping and killing eight-year-old Kush Prashant Kataria, son of a prominent businessman, in 2011.
Referring to the Central government ‘s decision to raise four battalions of the India Reserve Police, Singh said he has asked the Director General of Police to expedite the recruitment process and ensure that 60 per cent recruits are from among youth living in border areas.
The state's economic offences wing probed the case and filed the chargesheet in a special court in Mandla district which found the officer guilty under the Prevention of Corruption Act, besides relevant IPC sections.