Category: Other States

Scrapping of Article 370: A new dawn for daughters of Jammu & Kashmir

Neelam Jain In a huge move, Home Minister Amit Shah on August 5, 2019, announced scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution that provides special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. With it was also laid to rest the highly discriminatory provision of the state that penalized a woman for marrying an outsider

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Nothing with the State Government on modifying constitutional provisions: J&K Governor to Omar Abdullah

Indian Army (representative photo)

Newsroom24x7 Network Forces’ movement to counter heightened threat perception – Satya Pal Malik, Governor Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today met a delegation of political leaders led by Mr Omar Abdullah. After his meeting with the Governor, Abdullah said that they have received the assurance that Article 370 and

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Congress – JD(S) coalition government falls in Karnataka

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengaluru: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has lost the motion of confidence and the Congress – JD(S) coalition government falls in Karnataka as it got only 99 votes against the opposition’s 105. BJP’s Yeddyurappa, is now expected to stake his claim to form the next government. Earlier replying to the confidence debate, Kumarswamy said

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Sonbhadra Massacre: Priyanka Vadra prevented from meeting victims, detained by UP Police

Newsroom24x7 Network Lucknow: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday, 19 July 2019, was detained and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down in a land related feud this week. Ten people were killed and 18 injured in a clash between supporters of the village head and Gond tribals over

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Governor cannot dictate Assembly proceedings: Karnataka CM tells Supreme Court

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday, 19 July 2019, questioned the deadlines repeatedly set by State Governor Vajubhai Vala to complete the trust vote in the Assembly and moved the Supreme Court underscoring that the Governor cannot instruct the House regarding the manner in which the confidence motion has

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President appoints Anusuiya Uikey as Governor of Chhattisgarh and Biswa Bhusan Harichandan as Governor of Andhra Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The President of India has appointed Anusuiya Uikey as Governor of Chhattisgarh and Biswa Bhusan Harichandan as Governor of Andhra Pradesh. These appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.

Dogras of Jammu want Modi government to abolish public holiday on July 13

Newsroom24x7 Network Jammu: The dogras of Jammu, including retired Army top brass and leading citizens  are seething with anger and want July 13 to be observed only as a “black day”. They want the Modi Government to abolish the public holiday on July 13, which is observed as the ‘martyrs’ day’ in memory of the

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Life imprisonment to seven, including a former MP in Amit Jethwa murder case

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Special Judge, CBI, City Session’s Court, Bhadra, Ahmedabad(Gujarat) on Thursday 11 July 2019 sentenced Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki, former MP; Bahadursinh Dhiruba Vadher, former Police Constable; Pachanbhai @ Shivabhai Desai; Sanjay Parbatbhai Chouhan; Pratapbhai @ Shivabhai; Udaji and Shailesh Nanalal Pandya, all to undergo Life Imprisonment and fines ranging from Rs.25,000/-

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President’s rule in Jammu & Kashmir extended for 6 more months

Amit Shah

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah described Monday 1 July 2019 as an important day for Parliament as two bills related to the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) were unanimously passed in both the Houses. With the passage of these Bills, President’s rule in J&K has been extended for 6 more

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Chit Fund racket in Delhi leaves many duped and cheated

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police, this past Friday 21 June 2019, registered an FIR under Sections 420, 34 and 409 of Indian penal Code and Sections 4, 5 and 6 of prize chits and Money Circulation Schemes (Banning) Act, 1978 against a former employee of Punjab & Sind Bank

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UP Cadre IAS officer’s inter-cadre Karnataka tenure extended till 2021

Newsroom24x7 network New Delhi: The Central Government has approved the extension of Inter-Cadre tenure of Lokesh M, IAS (UP:2005) from Uttar Pradesh Cadre to Karnataka cadre for a further period of two years till 8 July 2021. Dr. Lokesh’s place of domicile is Karnataka. Dr Lokesh, who was earlier in 2017 Deputy Commissioner of Shivamogga,

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Maoists blast police vehicle in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra: 15 security personnel, 1 civilian killed

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai: Maoists, also called the naxalites, today inflicted huge casualties by blasting an improvised explosive device (IED) and killing at least 16 persons, including 15 members of the Quick Response Team (QRT) of Gadchiroli police and a driver, in the naxalite affected Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. The blast was triggered by the naxalites

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Maoist terror attack: BJP MLA killed in landmine blast in Chattisgarh

Newsroom24x7 Network Dantevada (Chattisgarh): BJP MLA Bheem Mandavi, three security personal and a driver were killer in a landline blast triggered by Maoists (naxalite dalam) two days before polling for the parliament ary election. In another terror attack in Kishtwar, J&K, terrorists on Tuesday attacked RSS leader Chandrakant Sharma inside a hospital, where. Sharma worked

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BJP promise to scrap Article 370 and Article 35A: J&K leaders stand exposed

Lalit Shastri Leaders like National Conference Chief Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah, and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti – all of them former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir – today dropped their masks completely and took a common posture that complements the secessionist groups and those associated with the Hurriyat movement

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