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CBI to drop coal scam case against Kumar Mangalam Birla and PC Parakh
16 Views, 25-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

India\'s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Monday it would close a coal scam case against billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla and a former top bureaucrat that surfaced in 2012 after a government auditor\'s report. The CBI will file a closure report on the case against Birla and former co...Read more

 Pak attack on LoC: 22 BSF posts targeted, army evacautes 3000 civilians
52 Views, 23-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

In a major escalation, Pakistani troops on Saturday indulged in heavy "unprovoked" shelling and firing on 22 border outposts and 13 villages, killing two civilians and injuring six others including a BSF jawan along the International Border in Jammu sector.   Over 3000 people living...Read more

 LoP issue can\’t be prolonged, needs objective consideration: SC
18 Views, 22-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

While the ruling BJP and the Congress party have fought over the Leader of Opposition\'s (LoP) post in the recent past, the Supreme Court on Friday stressed on the position\'s importance in governance and agreed to interpret it.    In a major ruling, the apex court said, “The LoP i...Read more

 Curfew relaxed in Golaghat district
16 Views, 22-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

:00 am after the seven agitating organisations decided to withdraw their indefinite stir in protest against border violence and alleged police inaction, reports said.    Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said a joint mechanism would be worked out soon to d...Read more

 Army holds flag march in Golaghat; judicial probe ordered
116 Views, 21-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

Situation turned tense in Golaghat and a curfew has been imposed. The Army has held a flag march in violence hit areas to bring the situation under control.    Opposition political party AGP has, meanwhile, called a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown today.    Minister of State fo...Read more

 PM Modi seeks report on clashes along Assam-Nagaland border
420 Views, 20-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought a report from the Home Ministry on clashes that took place along Assam-Nagaland border.    The development came after Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, amid rising tensions on the border, blamed the Modi government for failing to contain v...Read more

 Pakistan Army violates ceasefire in J&K\’s Hamirpur sector
140 Views, 20-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

Pakistani troops late Tuesday night violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Hamirpur sector in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.    Reports say that Pakistani forces fired at Indian posts with small arms and automatics.   Defence spokesman Colonel Manish Meh...Read more

Assam-Nagaland border tensions: Gogoi blames Modi govt
85 Views, 20-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

 Amid rising tensions on the Assam-Nagaland border, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday blamed the Central government for failing to contain violence there.    The Centre, on its part, said it could only assist the state government in containing the violence.    At l...Read more

 Krishna Janmashtami: Festivity grips nation
32 Views, 18-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

Festivity has gripped the nation on Krishna Janmashtami, which is observed on the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. While worshiping Lord Krishna is a big ritual, Dahi Handi festival is also a key attraction in Maharashtra and across    Lord Krishna, an Avatar of Lird Vishnu, was born e...Read more