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Reclaiming PoKThis refers to PoK part of India, expect to have physical jurisdiction over it one day: Jaishankar (September 18). While one tends to
S Jaishankar's remarks on PoK an attempt to shift Kashmir debate, but little chance of India raiding Pakistan
S Jaishankar's remarks on PoK an attempt to shift Kashmir debate, but little chance of India raiding Pakistan
Pakistan urges international community to take note of India's aggressive posturing to retake PoK
Pakistan's statement came hours after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar asserted that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) is India's part and one day New Delhi expects to have "physical jurisdiction" over it.
Pakistan urges international community to take serious cognizance of India#39;s statement on PoK
Pakistan#39;s statement came hours after India said PoK is its part and one day it expects to have "physical jurisdiction" over it and asserted that there is no need to "worry" too much beyond a point about what people will say on Kashmir as it is an internal issue on which its position has "prevailed and will prevail."
'Inflammatory': Pak Condemns Jaishankar's Remark on PoK, Says Ready to Respond to Acts of Aggression
The external affairs minister had said Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) was a part of India and New Delhi expects to have physical jurisdiction over it one day.
'Well have physical jurisdiction over PoK one day'
"Our position on PoK is, has always been and will always be very clear. PoK is part of India and we expect one day to have physical jurisdiction over it, said Union minister S Jaishankar ahead of a likely high-decibel showdown with Pakistan at the UN next week. India's stance on J&K is moving from being a political rhetoric to a distinct diplomatic stance.
India says it expects to gain control over Pakistani Kashmir one day
India's foreign minister said on Tuesday that the part of Kashmir controlled by Pakistan belongs to India and that he expected New Delhi to gain physical control over it one day, as the two countries again traded barbs over the disputed territory.
Talks with Pak only on cross-border terror: India
NEW DELHI, Sept 17 - India on Tuesday said there is no need to "worry" too much beyond a point about what people will say on Kashmir as it was its internal issue on which its position has "prevailed and will prevail", remarks that come in the backdrop of raging debate over New Delhi's decision to abrogate Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.
'PoK a part of India, expect to have jurisdiction over it': Jaishankar
External Affairs Minster S Jaishankar has said that PoK is a part of India and it expects to have physical jurisdiction over the region one day.
PoK Part Of India, Expect Jurisdiction Over It One Day: S Jaishankar
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday that Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) belongs to India and "we expect to have physical jurisdiction over it one day". He also said there was no need to...
Money Control, News18, Times of India, Reuters, The Assam Tribune, Hindustan Times, NDTV,
  

Mamata meets PM Modi in Delhi, asks Centre to write off West Bengal...

DNA 2 hours 26 minutes ago

Mamata meets PM Modi in Delhi, asks Centre to write off West Bengal...
Mamata meets PM Modi, raises issue of renaming West Bengal
West Bengal Chief Minister told reporters that renaming West Bengal has been her governments prime agenda
Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi, raises issue of renaming West Bengal
Responding to a question on the National Register of Citizens, she said it is part of Assam Accord, hence there is no provision of its implementation in West Bengal.
Mamata meets PM, raises issue of renaming WB
West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday raised the issue of renaming the state during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The West Bengal assembly has passed a resolution to rename the state as 'Bangla'.
Discussed With PM Our Demand For West Bengal Name Change: Mamata Banerjee
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she has flagged the issue of changing the state's name at her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and received a positive response. "The Prime...
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi in Delhi, says had #39;very good discussion#39
Banerjee also added that the issue of National Register of Citizens (NRC) did not come up during their discussion.
'Cooling Mission' to Mend Ties With Centre Tops Mamata's Priority List for Meeting With PM Modi
Leaders of both the BJP and the TMC say the other issues of concern are central funds, name change of the state and the condition of Public Sector Banks.
Mamata Banerjee meets Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben at Kolkata airport ahead of meeting with PM in Delhi
Mamata Banerjee meets Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben at Kolkata airport ahead of meeting with PM in Delhi
All eyes on Mamata-Modi meet in capital on Wednesday
New Delhi, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee is likely to hold an one-on-one meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday. According to sources, the meeting is likely to discuss administrative and developmental matters vis-a-vis the state of West Bengal. In Kolkata, Ms Banerjee said on Tuesday that among […]
Times of India, NDTV, Money Control, News18, First Post.com, Central Chronicle,
  

Ayodhya case: SC sets Oct 18 deadline for completion of hearing, verdict likely in mid-November

Economic Times 3 hours 20 minutes ago

The court also asked the parties to find an amicable solution through mediation, if they want, and place the settlement before it.
SC sets Oct 18 deadline to conclude arguments in Ayodhya land dispute
New Delhi, The Supreme court on Wednesday set October 18 as deadline for all parties to finish their arguments in the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid title suit land dispute case. The Top court asked the respective parties to make all the necessary efforts to conclude their arguments and submissions before the deadline. Chief Justice of India Ranjan […]
Submissions likely to be completed by October 18 in Ayodhya land dispute case: CJI
Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday said that submissions in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case are likely to be completed by October 18. "As per the estimate of tentative dates to finish the hearing in the case, we can say that the submissions have to be likely completed by October 18," the CJI said.
SC fixes October 18 deadline to conclude Ayodhya case arguments, says willing to work on Saturdays
The apex court also urged all stakeholders to make joint effort to resolve the issue
Ayodhya land dispute case: SC sets deadline of 18 October to hear arguments, complete submissions
Ayodhya land dispute case: SC sets deadline of 18 October to hear arguments, complete submissions
Let's complete Ayodhya hearing by Oct 18, says Supreme Court Chief Justice
Supreme Court sets October 18 target to complete hearing in Ayodhya land dispute case.
Supreme Court Targets October 18 To Complete Ayodhya Hearings: 10 Points
The Ayodhya case hearings must be completed by October 18, the Supreme Court said today, reopening the possibility of mediation to resolve the decades-old temple-mosque dispute if the petitioners so...
CJI Sets October 18 Target to Conclude Arguments in Ayodhya Case, Says Willing to Work Extra Hours
The Ayodhya Bench in the Supreme Court is headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who retires on November 17.
Money Control, First Post.com, Hindustan Times, NDTV, News18,
  

PM Narendra Modi, Hira Ba have lunch together

Times of India 4 hours 29 minutes ago

PM Narendra Modi, Hira Ba have lunch together
Fireworks, debates, seva and cake cutting: Gujarat celebrates PM Narendra M...
Fireworks, debates, seva and cake cutting: Gujarat celebrates PM Narendra M...
Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM meets mother in Gandhinagar on 69th birthday, visits Statue of Unity and performs puja at Sardar Sarovar Dam
Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM meets mother in Gandhinagar on 69th birthday, visits Statue of Unity and performs puja at Sardar Sarovar Dam
PM Narendra Modi Celebrates His 69th Birthday Today Over Lunch With Mother
PM Narendra Modi celebrates his 69th birthday today with a special lunch with his mother at her residence in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Modi meets mother Heeraben in Gandhinagar on his 69th birthday
Earlier in the day, Modi, who arrived in Gujarat late on Monday, inaugurated the Namami Devi Narmade Mahotsav, celebrating the overflowing of the Sardar Sarovar dam.
After Action-packed Day, PM Modi Enjoys Birthday Lunch With Mother in Gujarat
Photos showed Heeraben, 98, enjoying a meal with PM Modi who later met his neighbours and obliged them with photographs.
On his 69th birthday, PM visits Sardar Sarovar, Statue of Unity
Construction of dam and the Statue of Unity symbolise will power, says Modi
PM Modi 69th birthday: PM Modi meets mother over lunch, seeks blessings
The Prime Minister spent his birthday in his home state Gujarat, where he visited Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadia. Before that, the Prime Minister shared a video of the Statue of Unity in Kevadia of Narmada district.
NDTV, Economic Times, News18, Hindu Business Line, Hindustan Times,
  

DMK suspends anti-Hindi stir after Amit Shah's clarification

Hindustan Times 2 hours 4 minutes ago

The DMK had announced it woudl hold a statewide agitation in Tamil Nadu onSeptember 20 after Union Home Minister Amit Shah commented that there is a need for a common language for India.
Rajinikanth bats for common language; but says Hindi can't be imposed
Rajinikanth bats for common language; but says Hindi can't be imposed
Hindi should not be imposed as concept of common language 'unfortunately' not possible in India, says Rajinikanth
Hindi should not be imposed as concept of common language 'unfortunately' not possible in India, says Rajinikanth
Don#39;t impose Hindi; common language not possible in India: Rajinikanth
The actor#39;s remarks came in response to Union Home Minister Amit Shah#39;s recent pitch for Hindi as a common language.
Don't impose Hindi, common language not possible in India: Rajinikanth
Don't impose Hindi, common language not possible in India: Rajinikanth
'Common Language Good for Country But Not Possible in India': Rajinikanth Opposes Hindi Pitch
The 'Superstar' said Hindi should not be imposed as the concept of a common language was 'unfortunately' not possible in the country.
"You Cannot Impose Any Language": Rajinikanth On Amit Shah's Hindi Remark
No language can be imposed as the concept of a common language was "unfortunately" not possible in the country, superstar Rajinikanth said today, joining the chorus of voices against Home Minister...
Don't impose Hindi; common language not possible in India: Rajini
The actor's remarks came in response to Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent pitch for Hindi as a common language.
Money Control, Times of India, News18, NDTV, Economic Times,
  

Good news for 6 crore EPFO members, interest rate hiked

DNA 26 hours 26 minutes ago

Good news for 6 crore EPFO members, interest rate hiked
Provident Fund Subscribes To Get 8.65% Interest For 2018-19: 10 Facts
Over six crore accounts in the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) will be credited with interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent for financial year 2018-19 ahead of the festival season, Labour...
Over 6 crore EPFO subscribers to get 8.65% interest for 2018-19: Gangwar
At present, the EPFO is settling PF withdrawal claims at 8.55 per cent interest rate, which was approved for 2017-18.
Over 6 cr EPFO members to get 8.65% interest
Labour minister Santosh Gangwar on Tuesday said over 6 crore EPFO members will get 8.65% interest on their deposits for 2018-19. The Central Board of Trustees- the apex decision-making body of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation- had approved 8.65% interest rate for the last fiscal in February this year. At present, the EPFO is settling PF withdrawal claims at 8.55% interest rate.
8.65% EPFO interest to benefit over 6 crore members in 2018-19: Santosh Gangwar
The Labour Minister said that ahead of the festival season, over 6 crore EPFO subscribers would get 8.65 percent interest for 2018-19.
Over 6 crore EPFO members to get 8.65% interest for 2018-19: Labour minister
"...ahead of the festival season, over 6 crore EPFO subscribers would get 8.65 per cent interest for 2018-19," said Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar.
Over 6 Crore EPFO Members to Get 8.65 Percent Interest for 2018-19, Says Labour Minister
The Central Board of Trustees -- the apex decision-making body of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) -- had approved 8.65 per cent interest rate for the last fiscal in February this year.
Government's higher PF rate to benefit 6 crore employees
At present, the EPFO is settling PF withdrawal claims at 8.55 per cent interest rate, which was approved for 2017-18.
Times of India, Money Control, Economic Times, News18, Hindustan Times,
  

Over 11 lakh railway employees to get productivity-linked bonus; Prakash Javadekar says incentive to equal 78 days' wages

First Post.com 3 hours 50 minutes ago

Over 11 lakh railway employees to get productivity-linked bonus; Prakash Javadekar says incentive to equal 78 days' wages
Railways employees to get 78-days wages as productivity bonus: Union Minister Javadekar
This, he said, is the sixth consecutive year that such a productivity-linked bonus is being given to railway employees.
Modi govt okays 78-day wages as bonus for 11 lakh railway workers
It is for the sixth straight year that a productivity-linked bonus is being given to railway employees.
'Govt approves productivity bonus to railway employees'
The Cabinet on Wednesday approved productivity-linked bonus equivalent to 78-days wages to over 11.52 lakh railway employees, Union minister Prakash Javadekar has said. This is for the sixth consecutive year that productivity-linked bonus is being given to railway employees. The bonus for financial year 2018-19 would benefit 11 lakh employees and would cost the exchequer Rs 2024.40 crore, Javadekar said.
Govt Approves 78-day Wages as Productivity Bonus to 11 Lakh Railway Employees
Payment of the bonus motivate a large number of railway employees to improve the performance and enhance the productivity levels further, besides maintaining industrial peace.
Govt approves 78-day wages as productivity bonus to railway employees: Javadekar
This is for the sixth consecutive year that productivity linked bonus is being given to railway employees.
Railway employees get 78 days wages as bonus this year
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced the Union Cabinets decision
Over 11 Lakh Rail Employees To Get 78 Days' Wages As Productivity Bonus
The bonus will cost the government Rs 2,024 crore, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
Times of India, News18, Economic Times, Hindu Business Line, NDTV,
  

E-cigarettes, vapes to be banned nationwide as Cabinet brands them a harmful 'style statement' for India's youth

First Post.com 5 hours 34 minutes ago

E-cigarettes, vapes to be banned nationwide as Cabinet brands them a harmful 'style statement' for India's youth
India bans e-cigarettes as vaping backlash grows
The Indian announcement, also outlawing production, import and distribution, came a day after New York became the second US state to ban flavoured e-cigarettes.
Cabinet clears e-cigarette ban ordinance
The ban promulgated through an ordinance makes it illegal to manufacture, sell, transport, distribute and advertise as well as to export and import e-cigarettes.
India bans e-cigarettes in setback for Juul, Philip Morris
India's cabinet on Wednesday banned production and import of electronic cigarettes, a public health move that is seen dashing the expansion plans of companies such as Juul Labs and Philip Morris International .
Cabinet bans e-cigarettes; Nirmala Sitharaman says decision to help youth
The ban prohibits production, manufacturing, import, export, transport, sale or distribution, storage and advertisement of e-cigarettes in India.
Govt bans production, import of e-cigarettes
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave approval to ban sale, production, import and distribution of e-cigarettes. Announcing the decision, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated that "the Cabinet decided to ban e-cigarettes and similar products as they pose health risk to people, especially the youth."
E-Cigarettes Banned; Health Risk To Youth, Children, Says Government
E-cigarettes will be banned in India with immediate effect, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Wednesday. Envisioned as a tool to combat tobacco addiction, electronic cigarettes and...
Govt Bans Production and Sale of E-Cigarettes Citing Health Hazards, Ordinance Soon
The government on Wednesday banned e-cigarettes, with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman saying the habit affected youth the most.
Reuters, Money Control, Times of India, NDTV, News18,
  

PM Modi Abrogated Article 370, 35A, Showed Pakistan Its Place: Amit Shah

NDTV 5 hours 19 minutes ago

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed Pakistan its place by abrogating Article 370 and 35A and established that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part...
Narendra Modi showed Pakistan its place by revoking Article 370, made Kashmir integral part of India: Amit Shah in Jharkhand
Narendra Modi showed Pakistan its place by revoking Article 370, made Kashmir integral part of India: Amit Shah in Jharkhand
Modi showed Pakistan its place by abrogating Articles 370, 35A: Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, on Wednesday, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed Pakistan its place by abrogating Articles 370 and 35A, and
PM showed Pakistan its place by abrogating Article 370, 35A: Amit Shah
Amit Shah also said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi should clarify whether he is in favour of the Centre's decision on Article 370.
PM showed Pakistan its place by abrogating Article 370: Amit Shah
Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed Pakistan its place by abrogating Article 370 and 35A. Amit Shah also said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi should clarify whether he is in favour of the Centre's decision on Article 370.
PM Modi Showed Pakistan its Place by Abrogating Article 370 and 35A on J&K, Says Amit Shah
Amit Shah also said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi should clarify whether he is in favour of the Centre's decision on Article 370.
PM Modi showed Pakistan its place by abrogating Article 370, 35A: Amit Shah
"By abrogating Article 370, Modi ji (Narendra Modi) showed Pakistan its place, and established that Kashmir is an integral part of India," he said here, addressing a public meeting after launching the BJP#39;s #39;Johar Jan Ashirwad Yatra#39;.
Watch | 'Country with Modi govt on Article 370 abrogation': Ravi Shankar Prasad
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir at the Hindustan Purvodaya 2019.
Economic Times, Times of India, News18, Money Control, Hindustan Times,
  

Congress The Reason Why Communal Forces Are Getting Stronger: Mayawati

NDTV 5 hours 37 minutes ago

Bahujan Samaj Party or BSP President Mayawati today launched a fresh attack on the Congress, holding it responsible for communal forces gaining strength in the country.
Communal forces getting stronger due to Congress: Mayawati
"Communal forces in the country are becoming stronger because of the Congress Party#39;s policy of double standards. Instead of weakening communal forces, the Congress party is engaged in weakening the forces raising their voice against it. People should remain careful," she said in a tweet. On Tuesday, she had slammed the Congress after six BSP MLAs in Rajasthan joined the Congress.
Communal forces getting stronger due to Cong: Mayawati
On Tuesday, she had slammed the Congress after six BSP MLAs in Rajasthan joined the Congress.
BSP MLAs' defection to Congress in Rajasthan a jolt to Mayawati's expansion plan
Targeting the Congress in a series of tweets, BSP president Mayawati, on Tuesday accused the grand old party of being unreliable and deceitful.
Didnt put pressure on BSP MLAs to join Congress: CM Ashok Gehlot
Didnt put pressure on BSP MLAs to join Congress: CM Ashok Gehlot
After losing six Rajasthan MLAs to Congress, Mayawati calls party a cheat
Stung by the desertion of all six of her party MLAs in Rajasthan to merge with Congress, BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday posted a series of tweets accusing the ruling party of being a cheat and proving itself untrustworthy and dishonest towards those who support it.
Ashok Gehlot's Fear of Unstable Govt Allayed after BSP MLAs in Rajasthan Switch over to Congress
Gehlot had recently come under attack by Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot over the deterioration in the law and order situation in the state.
Congress has proved it is 'untrustworthy,' says Mayawati after all six BSP MLAs in Rajasthan join grand old party
Congress has proved it is 'untrustworthy,' says Mayawati after all six BSP MLAs in Rajasthan join grand old party
Hindustan Times, DNA, Times of India, News18, First Post.com,
  

Created Problems For Thousands: Congress On Filling Of Sardar Sarovar Dam

NDTV 3 hours 56 minutes ago

The Congress in an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the eagerness to fill Sardar Sarovar dam on the occasion of his birthday had created problems for "thousands of people" in...
PM Narendra Modi reviews Gandhi Jayanti preparations
PM Narendra Modi reviews Gandhi Jayanti preparations
Modi credits Patel's vision for J&K move
Addressing a gathering near the Statue of Unity, a 182 metre statue of Patel, in the Narmada river on the occasion of the PMs 69th birthday, Modi recalled Patels role in integration of princely states with India after Independence.
Watch: PM Modi enjoys picturesque view of Sardar Sarovar Dam
Watch: PM Modi enjoys picturesque view of Sardar Sarovar Dam
Gehlot, Pilot greet Modi on his 69th birthday
New Delhi, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday on Tuesday. ‘My best wishes and greetings to PM Sh. @narendramodi on his birthday. May he be blessed with healthy, happy and long life,’ Mr Gehlot said in a tweet. Wishing our Prime […]
PM Narendra Modi lauds Sardar Patel's vision, says J&K decision inspired by him
Modi said he was happy to see the rising number of visitors to the Statue of Unity.
Narendra Modi birthday today: At Sardar Sarovar dam, PM says BJP's decision on Kashmir inspired by Vallabhbhai Patel
Narendra Modi birthday today: At Sardar Sarovar dam, PM says BJP's decision on Kashmir inspired by Vallabhbhai Patel
J&K Decision Inspired by Sardar Patel's Vision, Says PM Modi During Birthday Celebrations in Gujarat
On a visit to his home state, Modi earlier on Tuesday offered prayers to goddess Narmada at the Sardar Sarovar dam.
DNA, Central Chronicle, Economic Times, First Post.com, News18,
  

Shiv Sena-BJP Alliance will Happen, Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

News18 59 minutes ago

A mutually agreeable seat-sharing formula for upcoming polls is still eluding the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena.
What did you do when you were ministers: Sharad Pawar to turncoats
Ahead of Maharashtra elections, the Nationalist Congress Party has seen exodus of leaders to the ruling BJP or Shiv Sena.
NCP Announces 5 Candidates For Beed District For Maharashtra Elections
The exodus of senior leaders from the party seems to have pushed Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party or NCP to announce candidates early to give them more time to prepare for the upcoming...
Coming soon up: A one-sided election
BJP had outsmarted and outmanoeuvred the Shiv Sena quite royally since the Lok Sabha polls
Defectors will become history, says Sharad Pawar
Several NCP leaders including former ministers have crossed over to the ruling BJP or Shiv Sena ahead of the state elections.
Maharashtra assembly elections: Defectors will become history, says Sharad Pawar
NCP president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said those who left the party would lose their political relevance in the coming assembly elections in Maharashtra. Several NCP leaders including former ministers have crossed over to the ruling BJP or Shiv Sena ahead of the state elections.
Shiv Sena, BJP disagree over seat-sharing arrangement ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls; allies accuse each other of playing tricks
Shiv Sena, BJP disagree over seat-sharing arrangement ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls; allies accuse each other of playing tricks
Hindustan Times, Economic Times, Times of India, First Post.com,
  

E-cigarettes banned: What led government to terminate ENDS?

Money Control 1 hour 27 minutes ago

The ordinance proposes maximum imprisonment of up to one year along with a fine of Rs 1 lakh for first-time violators, and imprisonment of upto 3 yrs amp; fine upto Rs 5 lakh for subsequent offences.
Govt bans e-cigarettes, offenders to face one-year jail term for first...
Govt bans e-cigarettes, offenders to face one-year jail term for first...
Draconian Move, Says Trade Bodies and Users After Ordinance to Ban E-cigarettes
While first time violators will face a jail term of up to one year and a fine of Rs one lakh, for subsequent offences, a jail term of up to three years or a fine of Rs 5 lakh or both have been prescribed.
Cabinet bans e-cigarettes; an ordinance soon
Cabinet bans e-cigarettes; an ordinance soonFirst-time violators will face a jail term of up to one year and a fine of Rs one lakh.
Cabinet likely to consider on Wednesday ordinance to ban e- cigarettes
In the draft ordinance, the Health Ministry has proposed a maximum imprisonment of up to one year along with a penalty of Rs 1 lakh against first time violators.
Cabinet to consider ordinance seeking ban on e-cigarettes today; law to also decide jail term for violators
Cabinet to consider ordinance seeking ban on e-cigarettes today; law to also decide jail term for violators
Cabinet Likely To Consider Ordinance To Ban E-Cigarettes: Report
The Cabinet is likely to consider an ordinance seeking to ban production, import, distribution and sale of electronic cigarettes, and a jail term for violators, sources said on Tuesday.
Economic Times, Hindustan Times, First Post.com, NDTV,
  

'Act of War': US Secretary Mike Pompeo Says Iran Behind Attacks on Saudi Oil Installations

News18 7 minutes ago

US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke on Wednesday of a 'united diplomatic response' to the attack on Saudi oil installations.
Trump says he has ordered 'substantial increase' of Iran sanctions
The White House and the Treasury Department did not immediately respond to requests to comment on what the sanctions could be.
Trump says he has ordered 'substantial increase' of Iran sanctions
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had ordered his Treasury Secretary to "substantially increase sanctions" imposed on Iran, in the wake of an attack on Saudi oil facilities that some U.S. officials have blamed on Tehran.
Donald Trump Orders Government To 'Substantially Increase' Iran Sanctions
President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced what he said would be substantial new sanctions against Iran in the first response to what US officials say was likely Iranian involvement in an attack on...
Donald Trump, shifting tone, plays down talk of war with Iran
Donald Trump, shifting tone, plays down talk of war with Iran
Trump says he does not want war after attack on Saudi oil facilities
Trump says he does not want war after attack on Saudi oil facilities
Iran rules out talks as US blames Tehran for oil attack
Iran rules out talks as US blames Tehran for oil attackHe said talks could only take place if the United States returned to a nuclear accord between Iran and the West that Trump abandoned last year.
NDTV, Times of India, DNA, Economic Times,
  

NGOs receiving substantial financing from govt come under RTI Act, says SC

Hindustan Times 15 hours 4 minutes ago

The top court said that institutions like schools, colleges and hospitals which receive substantial aid from the government both directly or indirectly in the form of land at discounted rate are...
NGOs getting govt funds fall within RTI Act: SC
NGOs getting govt funds fall within RTI Act: SC
NGOs "Substanially" Funded By Centre Come Under RTI Act: Top Court
Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) receiving substantial financing from the government are bound to give information to the public under the RTI Act, the Supreme Court held on Tuesday.
NGOs receiving substantial financing from govt come under RTI Act, says SC
The top court said the RTI Act was enacted with the purpose of bringing transparency in public dealings and probity in public life.
NGOs receiving substantial financing from govt come under RTI Act: Supreme Court
The top court said the RTI Act was enacted with the purpose of bringing transparency in public dealings and probity in public life.
NGOs, schools and colleges receiving 'substantial aid' from govt within purview of RTI Act, says SC
NGOs, schools and colleges receiving 'substantial aid' from govt within purview of RTI Act, says SC
NGOs Receiving Substantial Financing from Govt Come Under RTI Act, Rules Supreme Court
It said that institutions like schools, colleges and hospitals which receive substantial aid from the government are also bound to give information to the citizens under the RTI Act.
Money Control, Economic Times, First Post.com, News18,