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Jalandhar MC alerts Canadian Embassy

A case of illegal immigration to Canada has come into focus after the Canadian Embassy sent the documents of a Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (JMC) Engineer to JMC officials for verification. The prescribed engineer had attached the salary slip of JMC, his I-card and a recommendation letter from a Joint Corporation. The engineer had mentioned his …

Maharashtra Assembly approves 16% quota for Marathas

The Maharashtra Assembly Thursday unanimously passed a legislation providing 16 percent reservation to the Maratha community under the socially and educationally backward category. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had seeks the Bill along with an Action Taken Report (ATR) on Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission’s (MSBCC) recommendations in the Assembly. With the approval of the quota, …

Eye on elections, Arvind Kejriwal sharpens Haryana focus

Reminiscent of the time when Arvind Kejriwal made recurring forays into Punjab convinced that the state was ready to embrace a third party, the Aam Admi Party convenor spent more than a week in Haryana, fuelling talk of new alliances and caste equations. Assembly elections are pending in Haryana in October 2019 but may be …

Air India waives charges for carrying relief material for cyclone Gaja victims

Air India has waived charges for carrying relief materials to victims of cyclone Gaja on its flights from the national capital to Chennai, following an order from Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu. Cyclone Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast middle of Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam on November 16, leaving more than 60 people dead and causing …

Pakistan to invite PM Modi for SAARC summit in Islamabad

Pakistan Foreign Ministry on Tuesday stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be invited to Islamabad for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, Dawn reported. The last summit in 2016 was canceled after India backed out following the terrorist attack on an Army camp in Uri where 19 soldiers died. The previous …

Urjit Patel Briefs Parliamentary Panel On Notes Ban, Reforms In RBI

RBI Governor Urjit Patel Tuesday appeared before a parliamentary panel to talk on demonetization and NPA situation in the public sector banks, among other issues, sources said. Patel was before scheduled to appear before the panel on November 12. The source said matter related to November 2016 demonetization of old Rs. 500/1000 notes, reforms in …

Robust Credit Growth In Economy, Fundamentals Strong

Citing strong fundamentals, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel said a group of lawmakers on Tuesday that the impact of demonetization was “transient” and the economy had registered a robust credit growth of 15 percent this fiscal. The RBI chief, seen to be at odds with the government over a range of issues …

IRCTC joins the bandwagon, trolls IndiGo over new web check-in controversy

“We believe in being as clear with our customers as we can be! No hidden charges on any bookings made via IRCTC Air!” tweeted the official Twitter handle of IRCTC. The tweet comes after budget airlines IndiGo was slammed for launching extra charges for web check-in for all seats. Though IndiGo clarified that there is …

family

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday accused the TRS and Congress of perpetuating family rule and stated that the two parties were playing a “friendly match” in Telangana elections. Reaffirming the BJP’s commitment to inclusive growth, Modi, labeling his first election rally in the state, said vote bank politics has harmed development like “termites”. “The chief …

Lashkar terrorist, allegedly involved in editor Shujaat Bukhari murder, killed in Kashmir encounter

Lashkar-e-Taiba commander and Pakistani terrorist Naveed Jatt, wanted in the killing of Kashmiri editor Shujaat Bukhari, was killed in an encounter in Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday. Another militant was also murdered and three army personnel injured in the gunfight. AscertainingJatt’s death, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbagh Singh said, “We’ll be writing to the …

India will not participate in SAARC unless Pakistan ends terror, says Sushma Swaraj

Ahead of the stone laying ceremony of Kartarpur corridor by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday threatened to pull out of the SAARC Summit, stating that there would be no dialogue with Pakistan until it stops sponsoring terrorist activities. “Unless and until Pakistan stops terrorist activities in India there …

Telangana poll

A transgender activist, who is contesting the upcoming Telangana Assembly elections on December 7, was found missing on Tuesday morning. The police have filed a case based on a complaint that “she is afraid to be kidnapped”, reported news agency PTI. Chandramukhi M, the first and only candidate to stand for elections in the state, …