Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Alok Verma on the report of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) over corruption allegations against him.
The apex court directed the CBC to hand over the report to Verma in a sealed cover and ordered that confidentiality of the document be maintained. November 20 has been fixed as the next date of hearing by Supreme Court.
While dictating the order he said, “We are of the view that at this stage we...
The National Press Day (NPD) is celebrated every year on November 16 as a symbol of a free and responsible press in India.
Portuguese were the first Europeans who introduced the printing press in India. Today, over the last 250 years, the press has come to occupy an undisputed position as the fourth and the strongest pillar of modern India. The modern press marked its beginning only after the advent of European Civilization in the country.
The media is, in the ultimate analysis, the culmination...
Activist Trupti Desai, who wanted to enter Kerala's Sabarimala temple was blocked by hundreds of protesters at the Kochi airport since she landed at 4:30 am on Friday.
The protesters, who staunchly support the restrictions on women of menstrual age to enter the temple despite the Supreme Court ending the ban in a landmark order in September, said that they will not permit Trupti Desai and her six colleagues to step out of the airport. Taxi drivers say they will not take the visitors anywhere.
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh broke the internet with their happy wedding photos after getting married in a Konkani ceremony followed by a Sindhi ceremony on Thursday night.
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India’s ace tennis player Sania Mirza celebrated her 32nd Birthday on November 15.
Born to parents Imran Mirza, a sports journalist and Naseema, a homemaker, Sania was brought up in a Muslim family in Hyderabad. She started playing tennis at the tender age of six.
Through her tennis career, Sania has had notable victories over famous players such as Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva, Marion Bartoli, Martina Hingis, Dinara Safina and Victoria Azarenka.
Sania Mirza is the only Indian woman...
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday gave a green signal to Maratha reservation in the state at a rally in Ahmednagar.
Fadnavis said, “We have received a report on Maratha reservation from Backwards Commission. I request all of you to prepare to celebrate on December 1.”
We have received report on Maratha reservation from Backwards Commission. I request all of you to prepare to celebrate on December 1: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis at a rally in Ahmednagar pic.twitter.com/MxsJ4zYf9B
Gurgaon on Tuesday flaged off 'Car-Free Day' in a bid to go green and ease traffic congestion by encourgaing people to use alternate modes of transportation.
The initiative which is being implemented on the occasion of World Car Free Day - observed on September 22 every year- will be enforced every Tuesday from 7 am to 7 pm.
Joint Commissioner of Police Bharti Arora had said that with one lakh new cars being registered every year in Gurgaon, this was the best time for the city to take up the 'Car Free' challenge.
"There is a lot of enthusiasm. We hope people shun their cars and turn to public transport,” said Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Bharti Arora.
Four major IT corridors have been identified to make the campaign more concentrated - DLF Cyber City, Cyber Park area, Golf Course Road and Electronic City- which have the heaviest traffic flow in the city.
Gurgaon Police have sourced 20 cranes from MCG and DLF, which will be employed equally in all four corridors to tow away cars parked on roadsides and taken to Leisure Valley Park.
The only parking available would be those at Cyber Park and other institutional and commercial parking spaces.
Rapid Metro has decided to increase the frequency of trains to 3-3.5 mins which would mean 225 trains and reduced waiting time for users.
Feeder buses will be provided from major metro stations like Huda City Centre, Sikanderpur, Indus Bank Cyber City and from Kapashera border to the major IT hubs of the city, the official said.