Category: Governance

PEB scam: High Court issues notice to STF on Governor Ram Naresh Yadav’s petition

Newsroom24x7 Desk Jabalpur: A division bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Chief Justice A M Khanvilkar and Justice Alok Aradhe Monday issued notice to the Special Task Force (STF) of Madhya Pradesh Police probing the State Professional Examination Board (PEB) scam and also sought opinion from the Attorney General of India regarding immunity guaranteed

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“The unwanted Governor”

Lalit Shastri After Prime Minister Narendra Modi had accepted R.K. Pachouri’s resignation from the PM`s Council on Climate Change following allegation by a 29-year-old researcher with The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) that Dr Pachauri (75), had been sexually harassing her, a former diplomat, who has had first-hand global exposure to the universally embraced position that

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Delhi High Court upholds conviction of former Haryana Chief Minister, his son and others

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today upheld the sentence of ten years Rigorous Imprisonment of five accused persons including former chief minister of Haryana Om Prakash Chautala, his son Ajay Singh Chautala, an ex-Member of Parliament, Vidya Dhar, IAS, formerly OSD to CM of Haryana, Sher Singh Badshami, the then Political Advisor

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Size of Plan Budget of Railways up by 52%

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today announced that the size of the Plan Budget for Indian Railway has gone up by 52% from Rs. 65,798 crore in 2014- 15 to Rs. 1,00,011 crore in 2015-16. Support from the Central Government constitutes 41.6% of the total Plan Budget and Internal generation 17.8 %.

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CBI arrests former VC of Central University from Kanpur

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi:The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) tonight arrested from Kanpur the ex-Vice Chancellor of Dr. Hari Singh Gour Central University of Sagar N S Gajbhiye in connection with a case of alleged irregularities in the selection fo candidates for different posts. The CBI has registered cases against the former Vice chancellor along

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Terrorism and Left Wing Extremism pose a grave challenge to the internal security of India: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee today said that terrorism and Left Wing Extremism pose a grave challenge to the internal security of India and the Government of India is firmly committed to deal with these challenges in cohesive collaboration with the affected people and Governments of the affected States in a

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PEB scam: Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav faces heat

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav is facing the heat and pressure is mounting on him to resign after his son Shailesh Yadav’s name got linked with the massive State Professional Examination Board scam. The former OSD to the Governor and his relative Dhanraj Singh Yadav has been arrested in this case.

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Gross Direct Tax collection goes up in FY 2014-15

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Gross direct tax collection during April-January of the Financial Year 2014-15 is up by 11.38 percent at Rs. 5,78,715 crore as against Rs. 5,19,588 crore collected during the same period last year. Stating this, the official spokesperson of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Commissioner of Income Tax Rekha Shukla went on to

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PEB scam: Congress demands MP Chief Minister’s resignation

Bhopal: Congress party today launched a frontal attack on Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and demanded his immediate resignation accusing him and his family members of involvement in the massive State professional Examination Board scam. Th Chief Minister was prompt in rubbishing the charges leveled against him and his family. He said the

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Indirect Tax, Customs, Central Excise, Service Tax collections rise during Q1-Q3, 2015

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Provisional figures released by the Government today show Indirect Tax Revenue collections have increased from Rs 3,98,238 crore in April 2013-January 2014 to Rs. 4,27,822 crore during April 2014-January 2015. This shows an increase of 7.4% during April-January 2015 over the corresponding period in the previous fiscal. Similarly Customs collections have also gone

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CBI search operation leads to seizure of huge cash, gold and silver biscuits

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided 20 different places in Hyderabad, Warangal, Karimnagar, Guntur, Mumbai and Nagpur. The raid at the residence of a former Cotton Purchase Officer, Cotton Corporation of India Ltd, Warangal resulted in the recovery of Rs. 30 lakhs in cash, approximately 3 kg of gold

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Entry operators converting illegal cash into legitimate money: IT department slaps notices to AAP, Congress

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 11: Close on the heels of charges and allegations relating to donations received by Aam Aadmi Party, the Income Tax Department has initiated investigation into cheques issued by companies said to be acting as entry operators to convert illegal cash into legitimate money. Recently in Kolkata, investigation by the Income

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States should be governed under the letter and spirit of Constitution: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb 11: President Pranab Mukherjee today inaugurated the 46th Conference of Governors with the assertion that the Governors must ensure affairs of States and Union Territories are conducted in accordance with the letter and spirit of the Constitution. In his opening address, the President said the Constitution of India is the

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Indian economy is moving in the right direction: Arun Jaitley

newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 9: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that overall economic situation in the country is looking better and basic parameters of Indian economy are moving in the right direction. The Finance Minster was making the Opening Remarks at the first meeting of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee attached to his Ministry

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