Gujarat Govt Transfers 24 IAS officers, Including Principal Secretary Sunaina Tomar

The transfers were announced late on Thursday night. Sunaina Tomar has been shifted to the energy and petrochemicals department, PTI Updated:December 13, 2019, 3:05 PM IST File photo of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani. Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has transferred 24 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, including principal secretary with the ports and transport department, Sunaina…

Guwahati Markets See Long Queues as Locals Rush to Stock Up Essentials Amid Protests Over Citizenship Act

Guwahati: Goods flew off shelves as locals rushed to stock up essential items after shops and markets in Guwahati opened Friday morning amid reports that curfew has been relaxed, which were later dismissed by the authorities. Long queues were seen outside shops at the Uzan Bazar, Chandmari, Silpukhuri and Zoo Road areas with people coming…

Pankaja Munde, Khadse Play OBC Card to Challenge Fadnavis as Maha Drama Creates Fissures in BJP

As the adage goes, nothing succeeds like success. But, things falls apart once lady luck turns elusive. For the BJP, the sudden setback in post-electoral machinations, which kept it away from power, have led to rising voices of discontent against the leadership of former chief minister and incumbent leader of opposition Devendra Fadnavis. Fadnavis, who…

Ensuring Death Penalty for Rapists within 21 Days, Andhra Pradesh Assembly Passes ‘Disha’ Bill

Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Friday passed a Bill to further amend the Indian Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure that will enable expeditious investigation and trial of offences against women and children, especially sexual offences, and award of death penalty. The proposed new law has been named the ‘Andhra Pradesh…

Parliament Panel Concerned over ‘Meagre’ Allowance for ST Students under Post-matric Scholarship Scheme

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment asked the Tribal Affairs Ministry to revise the allowance to ST students under the scholarship on priority basis. PTI Updated:December 13, 2019, 4:27 PM IST Representative image. New Delhi: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment has expressed deep concern on the “meagre” maintenance allowance…

‘Living Standards Better Here, Why Would Anyone Go to India’: Bangladesh Slams ‘Misleading’ Claims Over Citizenship Issue

The passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is likely to have lasting repercussions on India’s relationship with Bangladesh. Though Bangladesh has maintained that no one from their country migrated to India illegally after 1971, Union Home Minister Amit Shah made repeated references to “infiltrators” from the neighbouring countries and said that they will be thrown…