Maharashtra villages digitalisation
April 22, 2018 10:40:11 am

The financial allocations with planned schemes have yielded positive results in at least three core sectors namely — Rural infrastructure, agriculture and irrigation.

Indian Railways, CAG, Railway food, Railway hygiene 
April 22, 2018 9:41:35 am

“Attention Travellers: @IRCTCofficial is the only authorized agency to take & deliver order through e-Catering in Trains,” IRCTC said.

The fresh dates for the elections, however, were not announced by the election body. (Representational)
April 22, 2018 8:25:45 am

"Our main concern is that the people are not harassed during the summer and the panchayat elections are not held during the Ramzan month and monsoon," Trinamool Congress General Secretary Partha Chatterjee said.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel was addressing the International Monetary Finance Committee in Washington on Saturday. (File)
April 22, 2018 7:43:22 am

The RBI governor said several factors were likely to influence the inflation outlook, including a possible moderation in food prices if the monsoon turned out to be normal and was supported by an effective food supply management.

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April 22, 2018 12:20:16 pm

The school administration reported that its plaster was peeling off on its own, class rooms were too small to accommodate all its students, and the building had no windows and doors.

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April 22, 2018 6:25:46 am

Mehbooba Mufti welcomed other stringent amendments brought in relevant laws by the Union Cabinet to ensure speedy investigation and trial of rape cases and administering deterrent punishments to the convicted.

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April 22, 2018 6:18:55 am

Senior police officers said that Abu Salem, who is serving a life sentence at Taloja Jail, had made the application for parole to prison authorities a month ago. The application was forwarded to the Konkan Divisional Commissioner.

jharkhand, koderma district, banned meat in wedding, mob attack, indian express
April 22, 2018 8:11:44 am

The mob attack came a day after the wedding reception of Nayeem Ansari on April 16, when the mob reached their home and alleged that they had served “banned meat”. In the violence that followed, Nayeem’s father was injured and their home vandalised.

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April 22, 2018 6:03:39 am

Former Orissa High Court Judge I M Quddusi, who was arrested by the CBI in the corruption case related to Prasad Education Trust in September last year, is out on bail.

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April 22, 2018 5:52:16 am

Sources aware about the scrutiny process in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat said they (the Opposition members) had violated the provisions of the ‘Handbook for Members of Rajya Sabha’, which says any notice submitted to the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha should not be given advance “publicity”.

April 22, 2018 3:34:50 pm

Nariman pointed out that the charges brought by the Congress-led Opposition were not in line with what the four most senior judges — Justices Jasti Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Kurian Joseph and Madan Lokur —stated in their press conference on January 12.

April 22, 2018 5:42:55 pm

In a letter from jail, dated April 18 and released to the media by Khan’s wife Shabista at the Press Club of India on Saturday, the paediatrician wrote that he was on sanctioned leave on August 10, 2017, when news reached him about the deaths, and he “rushed” to the hospital.

April 22, 2018 5:48:54 am

While not ruling out presence of the railing and slabs, SER’s Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) Sanjay Ghosh said, “The accident occurred because the forest department on Monday did not alert the control centre at Bondamunda, as per earlier practices”.

minor rape ordinance, death penalty for minor rape, child rape cases, posco act, ncrb data, child rape conviction rate, indian express
April 22, 2018 7:37:34 pm

The poor conviction rate in cases of child rape goes to show that death penalty - which comes at the sentencing stage, post-convictions — will mean little to a vast majority of the victims.

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April 22, 2018 5:39:50 am

According to sources, most people who were arrested for vandalism and rioting were activists linked to right-wing Muslim outfit Popular Front of India and its political arm Social Democratic Party of India.

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April 22, 2018 8:18:14 am

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on March 12 but could not be passed due to the logjam in Parliament.

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April 22, 2018 8:00:56 am

Yashwant Sinha, a vocal critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleged that democracy was under threat under the present government. A former Union finance minister, Sinha has also criticised the government’s handling of the economy.

kathua, unnao, kathua rape case, unnao rape case, uttar pradesh, jammu, kathua police, unnao police, maakhi, hiranagar, police reforms, indian express
April 22, 2018 9:30:44 am

The road to justice in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases that convulsed the nation begins at two rural police stations where the First Information Reports were filed, where men and women work, against odds, to investigate evidence, interrogate witnesses — and build the case against the accused. Deeptiman Tiwari travels to Unnao and Arun Sharma to Kathua to find that the tale of these two thanas is also a story of neglect and despair. And an endless wait for police reforms.

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April 22, 2018 8:08:38 am

The Ordinance will now be sent to President Ram Nath Kovind for approval and will have to be ratified by both Houses of Parliament within six weeks, once they reconvene, said officials.

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April 22, 2018 4:54:13 am

The CBI custody of the accused, including Sengar’s brother Atul Singh, will end on Sunday and the agency will not be seeking an extension of their custody, sources said.