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Friday, December 04, 2020

Deeptiman Tiwary


Lakshadweep Administrator Dineshwar Sharma passes away at 66
Fri, Dec 04, 2020

Sources said Sharma was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on November 25 with complaints of heavy coughing and complications in his lungs.

Nagrota terror attack case handed over to NIA
Fri, Dec 04, 2020

Sources said the case has been handed over to NIA as it has cross-border implications and a federal agency would be better suited in a case where the hand of Pakistan is prima facie evident.

‘Top 3 police stations in Manipur, TN and Arunachal’
Fri, Dec 04, 2020

The exercise for annual ranking of police stations was announced in 2015 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during that year’s DGs’ conference at Kutch, Gujarat.

ED raids PFI sites across nine states in money laundering investigation
Fri, Dec 04, 2020

The ED is probing the PFI in multiple cases, including its alleged role in the anti-CAA stir and the northeast Delhi riots, and a foreign funding case in 2018.

MHA ranking: Police stations in NE, south among top performers
Thu, Dec 03, 2020

The annual ranking of police stations is being done since 2015 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi first made the announcement of the exercise at the DG’s conference in Kutch, Gujarat.

China has now risen, doesn’t care what world thinks of it: RSS chief
Thu, Dec 03, 2020

Speaking at a discussion titled “Role of India in Global Perspective”, organised by the RSS Sunday, Bhagwat said that despite efforts by the US, a multi-polar world has arisen and China is trying to spread its influence.

In California court, US makes submission for extradition of 26/11 accused to India
Tue, Dec 01, 2020

In December 2019, India had applied for Rana’s extradition through the Ministry of External Affairs

Roshni Act ‘beneficiaries’ list: Former Home Secy’s father, ex-Cong MLA named in list
Tue, Dec 01, 2020

In a new list published by the Union Territory administration, Ved Prakash of Gandhi Nagar is alleged to have benefitted with 16 kanals of land under the Act.

Six tunnels on Jammu border in four years: walkway, air pipes
Sun, Nov 29, 2020

Officers say that with tight border surveillance in place now, these tunnels have become a crucial route for militants carrying arms and ammunition to launch attacks in the Valley.

Apni Party spokesman in list of Roshni Act ‘beneficiaries’
Sun, Nov 29, 2020

The list mentions him merely as “Son of Ex Chairman Legislative Council” -- his father Amrit Malhotra is an old-timer in the Congress and had been elected as the Chairman of the Legislative Council in 2015.

Days after he entered DDC polls, PDP youth chief held in terror case
Thu, Nov 26, 2020

“Today, NIA arrested Waheed ur Rehman Parra... in connection with Naveed Babu/Devinder Singh case for supporting Hizbul Mujahideen in conspiracy with the other accused persons,” an NIA statement said.

Encroachment of state land: Fresh list names PDP office, party leader
Thu, Nov 26, 2020

PDP spokesperson Firdous Tak called the allegation a ``blatant lie’’, and said the party has only one office in Jammu – a rented accommodation in Gandhi Nagar.

Amid Covid surge, Centre allows states to put night curfew, curbs
Thu, Nov 26, 2020

MHA Covid-19 Guidelines & rules: The guidelines come as states/UTs such as Maharashtra and Delhi have registered a spike in Covid cases due to the increased footfall in public places during the festival season.

Abdullahs infringed on land for offices, house: J&K probe
Wed, Nov 25, 2020

Denying the allegations, the National Conference on Tuesday said, "The news attributed to sources that Dr Farooq Abdullah is a beneficiary of the Roshni Act is completely false and is being spread with malicious intent.

Former ministers, officers in list of illegal land deal beneficiaries in J&K
Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Under the Act, undue concessions were allegedly given for regularisation of land conversion at rates far below those stipulated and the cut-off year kept getting shifted.

Orissa HC clears way for arrest of Jay, Jagi Panda in Dalit ‘land grab’ case
Sun, Nov 22, 2020

The Pandas had alleged in their petition that the FIR was a result of “malice” and “ulterior motive” at the behest of “the ruling political party”.

Day after Jammu firing, PM says plot to derail grassroots democracy
Sat, Nov 21, 2020

Sources told The Indian Express that the meeting assessed the overall security situation in the Valley and discussed ways to put further pressure on Pakistan in forums, such as the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), to stop backing terrorist activity in the newly created Union Territory.

Nagrota encounter | Pakistan fingerprints all over: Phones, medicines, weapons
Sat, Nov 21, 2020

The terrorists had been in touch with their handlers in Pakistan over smartphones manufactured by Q Mobile, a Pakistani company.

Kerala gold smuggling case: ED to seek info on how audio clip recorded in jail
Sat, Nov 21, 2020

ED sources on Friday said it was a ploy by the accused to give political colour to the case and wriggle out of trouble. “First, the clip nowhere mentioned the Enforcement Directorate.

After Delhi, MHA asks Haryana, UP to do survey of pvt hospitals over preparedness to tackle Covid-19
Thu, Nov 19, 2020

The MHA had earlier constituted 10 multi-disciplinary teams to visit more than 100 private hospitals in Delhi for assessing bed utilisation and testing capacity as also to identify extra ICU beds.

Security blanket for DDC polls in J&K: Candidates and campaign in lockdown
Thu, Nov 19, 2020

Security an excuse for locking up candidates opposed to BJP: Omar, Mufti.

60,000 tests a day, doubling ICU beds: How Centre plans to tackle Delhi’s Covid surge
Thu, Nov 19, 2020

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has constituted 10 teams of officials and doctors who are inspecting private hospitals in Delhi on Covid containment and treatment.

Vasan eye care promoter death: ED says case to continue
Wed, Nov 18, 2020

In April 2017, the ED had slapped separate showcause notices against Vasan Healthcare Pvt Ltd and Karti P Chidambaram, the son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in connection with the case.

Former National Conference MLA Altaf Ahmad Wani stopped from flying to Dubai, govt to amend order
Sun, Nov 15, 2020

Wani, who is a former MLA from Pahalgham, was booked on a Dubai-bound Vistara flight along with his family members, and was stopped at immigration just before it was to leave from Delhi airport at around 8 pm.

Govt notifies new rules, makes it tougher for NGOs to get foreign funds
Fri, Nov 13, 2020

Any organisation seeking prior permission for receiving a “specific amount from a specific donor for carrying out specific activities or projects” shall “submit a specific commitment letter from the donor indicating the amount of foreign contribution and the purpose for which it is proposed to be given”.