Asked about the BJP's stand on Som's comments on the Taj Mahal, built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife, party spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao said the party does not have any view on specific monuments and its members can hold whatever opinion they have.
"It is a big insult to Odisha. Therefore, Patnaik has no right to rule the state," Senior BJP leader Biswabhusan Harichandan claimed.
Reforms, including demonetisation policy, the Goods and Services Tax (GST), and efforts to diversify the energy mix have all been designed to move the country toward sustainable growth and stability, he said.
While Muslim activists have criticised Azmi’s statement, several Muslim scholars instead chose to emphasise on Haj policy’s “un-Islamic” provisions.
Describing the modus operandi of Satpal, police said the accused and his accomplices used to identify their targets at various banks and keep watch on the target during his stay at the bank.
The maximum number of flight from Chandigarh are for Delhi and Mumbai. Travel operators in the city also claim that the prices have gone up.
Sources in the Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC), which is under Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), said field fires started around a week back but their number has been increasing for the past five days as paddy harvesting picked up.
Khaira said the Narang Commission of Inquiry has made a “cheap attempt” to give a clean chit to minister Rana Gurjit.
“The CM has clarified that even if we receive a loan from South Korea, their companies will not receive preferential treatment in the bidding process and they will have to follow the same procedure.”
The college had been setup in 2011, but a year later, the MCI denied it the permission to conduct any fresh admissions because of the lack of adequate infrastructure.
Based on his complaint, police had lodged an FIR against Vaghela under section 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) of the IPC and under the Prevention of Atrocities Act, a Kalol taluka police official said. He said Vaghela was arrested on Sunday.
"Those in the government are not ready to speak on inflation and do not want others to talk as well. The common man is bearing the brunt of fuel prices going through the roof."
The DCP said Head Constable Amit, Head Constable Rajesh and Constable Rajesh "were produced in the local court today and have been remanded in police custody for three days".
The collector rate is the minimum rate at which a property can be registered.
SAD secretary and spokesman Daljit Singh Cheema said that meeting will deliberate on strategy to be adopted for the poll, preparations and duties to be assigned to leaders of different districts.
"Those days are not far when the displaced people will return to their Kashmir with dignity and honour. The BJP will leave no stone unturned in solving the problems of the hapless people who were forced to leave the Valley," Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit chief Sat Sharma said.
“Several staff members had even filed complaints but they either never reached the officers concerned or no one took any note of the allegations,” said a government official. The accused could not be reached for a comment.
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.
While the driver initially tried to flee the spot, dragging the car with his truck for at least 50 metres, passersby soon caught hold of him and handed him over to the police.
First, she got the news of pregnancy then, she had to deliver the child. And now, when the family wanted to keep the baby, they lost him,” said Dr Ashok Anand, the head of the gynaecology department at JJ hospital.
The court directed that the officers be of the rank of Additional District Judges or Special Judges.
PFI’s national executive council member P Koya said the agency had never approached the outfit to know about its activities.
Congress leader Manish Tewari tagged Chandigarh Police DGP Tajender Singh Luthra on his Twitter account, carrying the video clip demanding strict action against the policeman.
The CM also asserted that Suresh Prabhu -- another minister from the state -- took several steps to improve railway connectivity in Maharashtra and minimise travel woes of Mumbai residents. The new railway minister, Piyush Goyal, would be similarly helpful, he said.
“Nazism was popular in Germany... supported by the Church... At that time, Germany was almost 100 per cent...90 per cent Roman Catholic, which is there in Goa,” he told the media.
Civic chief Ajoy Mehta has directed that all the recommendations made in the inquiry report should be implemented within the next six months.
JDU general secretary KC Tyagi said, “When more than 90 per cent MPs, MLAs and office-bearers of the party in Bihar are with Nitish Kumar, how can one or two people rebelling against the party’s decision cause a split?”
Alleging a “sexual molestation” case in Dera Bassi, Cheema said it was four days since the party had officially complained to Mohali (SAS Nagar) deputy commissioner Gurpreet Kaur Sapra about the “barbarity inflicted upon a woman and her daughter-in-law in Zirakpur.”
5 accused sent to 4-day police custody.
The apex court bench has termed it “a classic case” of use of influence to violate the law and get a benefit that would ordinarily not be granted to anybody else.
Swamy’s attempt to intervene did not apparently go down well with the Sunni Waqf Board, which said that former Chief Justice of India T S Thakur had dismissed his petition, saying he was a nobody in the case.
“A detailed medical examination of the man has been conducted. An ENT specialist was also called, who said the man can hear properly. Doctors are of the opinion that he can speak too,” he added.
According to sources, the Centre has been using back channels to reach out to GJM leaders, with party chief Bimal Gurung having made it clear that they are not interested in anything other than talks for separate statehood.
The Congress in Gujarat had flown MLAs to Karnataka for fear of them abandoning the party and joining the BJP ahead of the August 8 Rajya Sabha polls.
"NDA's candidate (Naidu) is an experienced person, there is only technically competition between us and nothing personal. It is a fight based on constitutional principles, where I maintained complete civility and same has been done from other side too", said Gandhi.
Dixon, who hails from Perumbavoor in Kerala, was missing from Tuesday, two days after he returned from Ireland to resign from his job and join his family in Ireland.