Category: India

Judiciary should be empowered and capable to play its divine role: Narendra Modi

Indian Prime Minister addresses the joint conference of Chief Ministers of States and Chief Justices of High Courts Newsroom2x7 Desk New Delhi: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Judiciary should be both “Sashakt” and “Samarth” (empowered and capable) to play its “divine role” of ensuring the rule of law, and delivering justice to the common

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Contract killers’ gang busted by Delhi Police

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: With the arrest of two accused persons, the South-West District Police has busted a gang of robbers involved in a number of robberies at different places in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), including Gurgaon and Bahadurgarh. More than 10 cases including Murder, Robbery, Kidnapping for ransom, attempt to murder

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Evacuation of Indians from Yemen continued on a war footing on Saturday

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Even as the Indian authorities have evacuated 1800 Indian citizens from Yemen, they have also helped some from Bangladesh, Djibouti, Nepal, Pakistan & Uganda so far, said the Indian external Affairs Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin saturday night. State-wise numbers’ of those evacuated from Yemen and have returned to India was released

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There should be significant increase in health expenditure: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee today said that a healthcare system, which is universally accessible, affordable and effective, is crucial for a developing country like India. The President was inaugurating the Mid-Term Meet 2015 of the National Interventional Council of the Cardiological Society of India in New Delhi today. The President

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Delhi Police solves sensational robbery, Samsung mobile phone parts worth Rs. 26 crore recovered

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: With the arrest of 4 accused, the Delhi Police (South- East District) has solved a sensational case of robbery in which a container loaded with mobile components, IC chips, and assembly covers worth Rs. 26.14 crores, belonging to the global cellphone giant Samsung company, was robbed at knife-point during the intervening

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On India’s New Foreign Trade Policy 2015- 2020 : Is it old wine in a new bottle?

Opinion: Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup Though, observed by some trade analysts as an ‘old wine in a new bottle’ and even as ‘less wine in the new bottle’ the market reacted favorably to a brand new Foreign Trade Policy 2015 to 2020 where an ambitious export target of 900 billion dollars highlights a

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Smriti Irani filmed trying clothes at a popular clothing store in Goa?

Newsroom24x7 Desk Panjim (Goa): India’s high profile HRD Minister Smriti Irani was in for a rude shock at Fabindia, the popular clothing brand store, at Candolim, 20 kms from Panjim in Goa on Friday when she spotted a CCTV camera placed at a mischievous angle pointing towards the trial room. BJP MLA from Calangute Michael Lobo,

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BJP National Executive Meet: Find your leader, Amit Shah tells Congress

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bengaluru: Ruling Bharatiya Janata party President Amit Shah today launched a blistering attack on Congress party saying that it is bent upon spreading confusion about the Land Acquisition Bill. Goading those in the Congress, the BJP president said that they should be more concerned about their own leader (Congress vice president Rahula Gandhi)

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2 security personnel killed in encounter with militants in Kashmir

Newsroom24x7 Desk Srinagar: In a gun battle between militants and the security forces, two security personnel – one army soldier and a policeman – were killed and at least one person was wounded critically in the Baramula district of Jammu and Kashmir today. Firing started at Hardushura village when the security forces cordoned off the

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PM tells RBI to go for concrete targets for financial inclusion

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today urged the Reserve Bank of India to take the lead in encouraging financial institutions to set concrete targets for financial inclusion over the next 20 years, to help transform the quality of life of the poor. “I come as a representative of the poor, underprivileged, marginalized and

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Giriraj statement smacks of low mindset and does not deserve any reaction: Sonia

Newsroom24x7 Desk Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh): Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who was on a tour of Neemuch in Western Madhya Pradesh today to take stock of the ground situation and the plight of the hail-hit farmers said that she does not think it is necessary to offer any reaction to Union Minister Giriraj Singh’s remark targeting

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Racist remark against Sonia Gandhi: Court orders FIR against Giriraj Singh

Newsroom24x7 Desk Muzaffarpur (Bihar): Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party MP Giriraj Singh who is in the eye of the storm over his racisit and deplorable “white skin” remark involving Congress Peresident Sonia Gandhi has been cornered with the Muzaffarpur Court ordering the Mithanpur police to register an FIR (first information report) against him. Vidyanand

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CBI registers case against Director of Nagpur firm in coal block allocation case

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against Nagpur based private firm and its Director and others under section 120-B read with 420 of IPC in the allocation of Marki Mangli Coal Block-I. It has been alleged that the Nagpur based private firm had submitted false information on existence

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CBI arrests Chief Commissioner of Income Tax and an Income Tax officer in a bribery case

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation today arrested PK Sharma, the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax at Jodhpur and his junior, Shailendra Bhandari, who is an Income Tax Officer, along with a resident of Paota inJodhpur in a bribery case of Rs.15 lakhs. It is alleged that the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax – Jodhpur and others demanded a

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