Railway Recruitment 2018 For ALP, Technician; 70,000 Rejected Applications To Get Second Chance

July 18, 2018

Railway Recruitment 2018 For ALP, Technician; 70,000 Rejected Applications To Get Second Chance New Delhi:  Indian Railways has decided to reconsider the applications of 70,000 candidates which were rejected for uploading faulty photographs. The railways has opened an online portal for the candidates to rectify their application form. The portal will close on July 20, […]

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Udaipur, City Of Lakes, Third Among World’s 15 Best Cities : Travel Poll

July 18, 2018

Udaipur’s beautiful lakes and majestic palaces attract millions of tourists every year. Udaipur:  The heritage city of Udaipur has been ranked third among a list of 15 best cities in the world by Travel + Leisure. The first two cities on the list are San Miguel de Allende and Oaxaca, both in Mexico. In 2017, […]

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Government To Amend RTI Act To Frame Service Rules For Information Commissioners

July 18, 2018

New Delhi:  The government today said it is considering a proposal to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 to frame rules on salaries and services of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (ICs) . A notice of intention has been given to introduce ‘The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2018’ in the […]

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Circumstances “Not Conducive” For Air India Disinvestment : Jayant Sinha

July 18, 2018

The government had invited Expression of Interest on March 28 this year for disinvestment of Air India. New Delhi:  The Government on Wednesday ruled out disinvestment of Air India in the “immediate near future,” though it said it remains committed to completing the process. Saying that the present environment is “not conducive” for it, Minister […]

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Make Guidelines To Blacklist Defaulter Builders, Says Supreme Court

July 18, 2018

The top court said that the sealing drive will continue in Delhi. New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to come out with proper guidelines within two weeks to blacklist builders, contractors and architects found to have constructed buildings against sanctioned plans. A bench of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak […]

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Swami Agnivesh Seeks Judicial Probe Into The Mob Attack On Him

July 18, 2018

Swami Agnivesh said he had no hope that government would probe the incident.(File) Ranchi:  Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Wednesday demanded a judicial probe into his thrashing by suspected rightwing activists and said the attack was pre-planned. “The attack on me was pre-planned,” Swami Agnivesh told the media. “The Pakur district administration was given information […]

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JNU Told Not To Take Coercive Step Against Kanhaiya Kumar Till July 20

July 18, 2018

A high-level panel of JNU had in 2016 recommended a fine of Rs 10,000 on Kanhaiya Kumar. (File) New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court today directed Jawaharlal Nehru University not to take any coercive step on a fine imposed against its former students union president Kanhaiya Kumar till July 20. A Rs 10,000 fine was […]

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Sonia Gandhi To NDTV On No-Trust Move

July 18, 2018

In 2003, Sonia Gandhi moved the no-confidence motion slamming the Atal Behari Vajpayee. (File) New Delhi:  In 2003, Sonia Gandhi, as leader of opposition, moved a no-confidence motion against the BJP-led government, which was defeated by a mile. Fifteen years on, another no-confidence motion – by the Telugu Desam Party of N Chandrababu Naidu – […]

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First No-Trust Motion To Be Accepted In Parliament Since 2003

July 18, 2018

The government is in no real threat as the BJP-led coalition enjoys a comfortable majority. New Delhi:  A no-confidence motion was moved and accepted today in parliament for the first time since 2003. The single-line motion was moved by the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) of Andhra Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in the Lok Sabha. […]

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Bihar Short Stay Homes Likely To See Transgender Guards For Women

July 18, 2018

Patna:  With rising cases of rape and molestation in the state, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has asked officials to examine whether transgender people can be recruited as security guards at short stay homes and other similar facilities for women. During the Lok Samvad programme on Monday, Social Welfare Department Principal Secretary Atul Prasad discussed […]

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