Home | National
Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress, likely to contest from Amritsar East
115 Views, 16-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Ending the suspense, cricketer- turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today joined the Congress after meeting Rahul Gandhi and the party said it would be "immensely strengthened" in poll-bound Punjab with his presence.  53-year-old Sidhu is likely to contest from Amritsar East Assem...Read more

Now, CRPF jawan posts video seeking pay parity with Army
199 Views, 12-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: After the videos of BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav on quality of food served went viral on social media, a CRPF constable posted a clip, wherein he demands “parity” for paramilitary personnel in pay and other benefits with Army men. The CRPF said on Thursday it had taken “cognisanc...Read more

Shoe hurled at Punjab CM Badal
129 Views, 11-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: A shoe was today hurled at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal by a relative of a radical Sikh leader during an election campaign at Ratta Khera village here. 40-year-old Gurbachan Singh allegedly hurled the shoe towards Badal, which first hit security personnel and then touched 89-year-old...Read more

Tax evasion suspected in Rs 3-4 lakh crore deposits post demonetisation
184 Views, 10-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: As it analyses bank deposits post- demonetisation, the government has found that an estimated Rs 3-4 lakh crore of tax-evaded income could have been deposited during 50-day window provided to get rid of junked Rs 500/1000 notes.  A senior official said Income Tax Department has been asked to...Read more

Issue ordinance for conduct of jallikattu: O Panneerselvam to Centre
189 Views, 09-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Monday urged the central government to promulgate an ordinance enabling the conduct of jallikattu or bull taming sport during the ensuing Pongal festival. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, text of which was released to the media here, Panne...Read more

Kiran Bedi to quit as Lt Governor of Puducheery
74 Views, 08-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Amid brewing differences with the Congress-led government, Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has announced that she would demit office in May next year on completion of two years. "I will demit office on May 29, 2018, when I complete two years in Puducherry," Bedi told ANI. The...Read more

Mamata seeks Modi’s ouster, ’national govt’ under Advani
172 Views, 06-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Locked in a bitter feud with the Centre over demonetisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today sought resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and mooted a "national government" headed by BJP veteran L K Advani, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley or Home Minister Rajnath Sin...Read more

Google chief Pichai bats for $30 entry-level smartphones in India
166 Views, 05-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Google chief Sundar Pichai on Thursday said the prices of entry-level smartphones in India need to come down further to around USD 30 to improve people\’s access to the Internet and digital services. Pichai, who was speaking at IIT-Kharagpur, said the focus was also on areas such as local l...Read more