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government orders transfer of 2 000 ssb personnel to ib to strengthen border snoop apparatus

Government orders transfer of 2,000 SSB personnel to IB to strengthen border snoop apparatus

Over 2,000 non-combatised personnel of border guarding force - SSB - have been finally ordered to be moved to the Intelligence Bureau (IB) as part of an ambitious central government plan to bolster the internal snoop agency's on-ground presence at Indian borders, especially along China and Nepal. ........

big success in a first cbi brings back fugitive economic offender from bahrain

Big success! In a first, CBI brings back fugitive economic offender from Bahrain

In a first, a Central Bureau of Investigation team has successfully brought back an economic offender fugitive, Mohammad Yahya, who allegedly duped a couple of banks of Rs 46 lakhs back in 2003, from Bahrain.........

12 courts set up to try pending criminal cases against legislators centre tells sc

12 courts set up to try pending criminal cases against legislators, Centre tells SC

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that 12 courts have been set up in 11 states to try pending criminal cases against MPs and MLAs. The court warned the State Secretaries and Registrar Generals to provide the criminal cases against all the Legislators.........

it s prayagraj from today as yogi cabinet does away with allahabad despite protests

It’s 'Prayagraj' from Today as Yogi Cabinet Does Away with ‘Allahabad’ Despite Protests

The Yogi Adityananth cabinet on Tuesday cleared a proposal to rename the city of ‘Allahabad’ as 'Prayagraj' despite protests from opposition parties. Allahabad's ancient name was ‘Prayag’ but was changed to Ilahabad by Akbar. Later, Akbar's grandson Shah Jahan renamed the entire city as Allahabad.........

100 per cent organic state sikkim gets fao award for best policies

'100 per cent organic state' Sikkim gets FAO award for best policies

India's "100 per cent organic state" Sikkim has won the "Oscar for best policies", conferred by the Food and Agriculture Organisation for the world's best policies promoting agroecological and sustainable food systems. ........

driving licences to be uniform across india

Driving licences to be uniform across India

From next July, new driving licences (DLs) and vehicle registration certificates (RCs) issued by all states and union territories will be uniform in look, colour, design and will have the same security features.........

union minister maneka gandhi proposes 4 member panel to look into metoo cases

Union minister Maneka Gandhi proposes 4-member panel to look into #MeToo cases

The women and child development ministry plans to set up a panel of legal experts to look into the allegations of sexual harassment that have surfaced in the #MeToo campaign, minister Maneka Gandhi said that she believes in the "pain and trauma" of every complainant.........

funds for durga puja committees supreme court refuses to stay mamata s decision to grant rs 28 crore

Funds for Durga Puja committees: Supreme Court refuses to stay Mamata’s decision to grant Rs 28 crore

The Supreme Court refused to stay Mamata's decision to grant Rs 28 crore to 28,000 Durga Puja committee across the state. However, the apex court issued a notice to the West Bengal Government saying the amount must be distributed only through the state police.........

rbi sticking with plan to force payments firms to store data

RBI sticking with plan to force payments firms to store data...

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will implement in full its directive that forces global payment companies to store data locally from this month. However, the global payments companies fear the new rules would increase their infrastructure costs, hit their global fraud detection analytic platforms and affect planned investments in the country,........

inx media case ed attaches karti chidambaram s assets worth rs 54 crore in india abroad

INX Media Case: ED Attaches Karti Chidambaram's Assets Worth Rs 54 Crore In India, Abroad

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday attached assets worth Rs 54 crore in India, UK and Spain of Karti Chidambaram and his firm in INX media PMLA case.........

tushar mehta appointed as the new solicitor general of india

Tushar Mehta appointed as the new Solicitor General of India

Tushar Mehta was appointed as the Solicitor General of India by the central government. The post was vacant since October 20, 2017, after the resignation of former solicitor general of India Ranjit Kumar. The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved the appointment of Mehta with effect from the day of assumption of charge of the office for a period till June 30, 2020. ........

supreme court seeks details of decision making process on rafale deal

Supreme Court seeks details of decision-making process on Rafale deal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought details of the steps taken during the decision-making process leading up to the award of the contract to Dassault Aviation. The apex court clarified that it was not seeking any information related to pricing or suitability of the jets.........

airport entry gets easy passengers can use digilocker to show aadhaar pan driving license as id proofs

Airport entry gets easy! Passengers can use DigiLocker to show Aadhaar, PAN, driving license as ID proofs

Entering an airport India gets easier as air passengers can now just show their IDs such as Aadhaar card, PAN card as well as their driving license from their digital locker as a valid identity proof.........

indian government seeks to reassure markets on deregulation of fuel

Indian government seeks to reassure markets on deregulation of fuel...

The Indian government sought to assure investors that the government would not go back to regulating fuel prices, a day after oil company shares tumbled on concerns about a return to a regime that has hurt their profits in the past.........

aadhaar mandatory to get treatment under ayushman bharat for 2nd time

Aadhaar mandatory to get treatment under Ayushman Bharat for 2nd time

Aadhaar is not mandatory to avail benefits for the first time under the recently-launched Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) but will be compulsory for those seeking treatment under the scheme for the second time. ........

large part of cess collected over three years not utilised by government

Large part of cess collected over three years not utilised by government

from the Finance Ministry data, a substantial part of the money collected in the form of cess over the last three years has not been completely utilised. In 2016-17, the total amount received through cess was nearly `1,78,594 crore, of which, only `1,00,871 crore was utilised. ........

india could soon have a law to compensate those who have been wrongfully prosecuted

India could soon have a law to compensate those who have been wrongfully prosecuted

The Law Commission of India in its 277th report, released last month, has now recommended that the right to liberty be recognised by the Indian state in the form of a law. It has urged the Union government to honour its commitments internationally and nationally (to its citizens) by acknowledging its accountability to law.........

setback for kerala government s bid to end sabarimala row

Setback for Kerala government’s bid to end Sabarimala row

The Kerala government's attempt to find an amicable solution to the raging row in the State over the Supreme Court verdict permitting women of all ages to offer worship at the Sabarimala temple has suffered a setback. Tantri family, Pandalam palace back out of talks scheduled for Monday.........

arun jaitley says scope to link aadhaar with mobile phone numbers

Arun Jaitley says scope to link Aadhaar with mobile phone numbers

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that it was still possible to link mobiles to Aadhaar and to allow the private sector to use the unique identity, provided there was statutory backing to it and the test of proportionality could be satisfied.........

will go in for nrc if exercise successful in assam tripura cm biplab kumar deb

Will go in for NRC if exercise successful in Assam: Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that he will go in for National Register of Citizens (NRC) in his state if the exercise was successfully implemented in Assam.........