Miffed with the Centre over withdrawal of former PM Manmohan Singh's SPG protection, Leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, said on Monday "security cover should not be removed selectively" and such decisions should be taken as per norms.
The Special Protection Group (SPG) cover given to Singh was withdrawn following a review by multiple security agencies, officials have said.
The former prime minister will now get Z-plus security cover to be given by one of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), preferably by the CRPF.
Naxal leader Kobad Ghandy arrested, brought from Jharkhand to Gujarat's Surat on a transfer warrant, in connection with a case lodged in Kamrej police station in 2010
Chidambaram sent for further custodial interrogation by CBI till August 30 by Delhi court
CBI court reserves the order on remand application of CBI seeking further remand of P Chidambaram in INX media case.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday slammed the BJP-led Centre, saying it is trying to give a new definition to democracy by using the Enforcement Directorate and the Income Tax department.
These have become "new institutions" under the BJP, he told reporters at the Samajwadi Party headquarters here.
“Welcoming the accused of Bulandshahr violence with garlands and involvement of the people supporting the BJP govt ideology in this symbolises the dying sensitivity of this government. Moreover, chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’ while doing this is also an insult to the dignity of Lord Ram,” tweeted Congress
Fire breaks out in Noida Sector 25A’s Spice Mall. Firefighting operations underway. 2 fire tenders at the spot
Zila Parishad Chairman Mina Arun was arrested in Chhapra, Bihar while she was on her way to a court to surrender, in connection with the murder case of a SIT police sub-inspector & constable.
BJP MP from Jhunjhunu(Rajasthan) Narendra Kumar says 'Who can oppose Modi ji? Even you(media) cannot. Modi ji is working in national interest, today when India is praised globally then every Indian feels proud irrespective of caste or section of society'
Maharashtra NCP MLA Dileep Sopal on Monday announced he will soon join the Shiv Sena and contest the forthcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls.
Supreme Court dismisses appeal filed by Congress leader P Chidambaram against the Delhi High Court order which dismissed his anticipatory bail plea in a case being probed by CBI in INX media case.
None above the law, not even Dr. Zakir Naik," says, Malaysian Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, reportsMalaysian media
The government on Monday compulsorily retired another 22 senior tax officers under Rule 56 (J). The move has come close on the heels of government sending home 27 high-raking revenue officers on allegations ranging from harassment, bribe, extortion and corruption.
P Chidambaram's counsel tells SC his plea against trial court's remand order not listed for hearing on Monday despite apex court's direction. SC tells Chidambaram's counsel that his plea would be listed for hearing after necessary orders by CJI
A man who was taken into police custody over his suspected terror links was let off after a probe by various security agencies could not establish any such connection, sources said.
The man, along with a female friend, was taken into custody on Saturday.
Manimahesh Yatra suspended temporarily, after a bridge near 'Bharngala Nala' connecting Hadsar to Bharmour got washed away yesterday, following heavy rains in Chamba district.
Nine people were injured in stone-pelting during a clash between two groups over a property dispute, police said on Monday.
Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex rallied over 662 points in opening session on Monday after the government rolled back the enhanced surcharge on foreign portfolio investors, and unveiled a slew of measures to boost the economy.
The 30-share index, however, pared some gains as investors began booking profits at higher levels. The index was trading 245.71 points, or 0.67 per cent, up at 36,946.87 at 0930 hours.
The broader Nifty too surged over 170 points to briefly reclaim the 11,000 mark, but gave up some gains to trade 67.30 points, or 0.62 per cent, higher 10,896.65 in early trade.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress says, I think the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir should be made the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) President for J&K because his behaviour as well as his statements are more like that of a BJP leader.
A truck driver was killed on Sunday in a stone pelting incident in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.