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Court issues NBW against Mallya in a FERA violation matter

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday issued a non-bailable warrant against beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya in a case of allegedly evading summons in a FERA violation matter and warned of initiating coercive process against him. The court observed that he had no inclination to return and had scant regard for the law of the

Omar lashes out at Centre over order against Hindi channel

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir ChiefMinister Omar Abdullah today lashed out at the Centre for its order to take a private news channel off air for a day asking if these were the promised “achhe din (good days)”. “NDTV India ordered off the air, opposition leaders detained for wanting to show solidarity with family of

Rajoana on hunger strike in Patiala Jail, seeking decision on death penalty

Patiala: After writing multiple times to the centre to take the final call on his death sentence, Balwant Singh Rajoana convict of Former CM of Punjab Beant Singh assassination case has initiated the indefinite hunger strike in Patiala jail, on Thursday. Rajoana pressing his demand to union government to take final over for the death

India post 269/6 against New Zealand in final ODI

Visakhapatnam: Electing to bat, India posted 269 for six against New Zealand in the fifth and final One-day International here today. The five-match ODI series is tied at 2-2. Brief scores: India: 269 for six in 50 overs (Rohit Sharma 70, Virat Kohli 65; Trent Boult 2/52).

Councillors send no-trust letter against president

Jalandhar: In an interesting political development in Goraya, ten out of a total 13 Councillors of Goraya Municial Committee sent a ‘No Confidence Letter’ against president Nagar Council Daljit Kaur to Executive Officer Nagar Council on Friday. Copies of the letter were stamped and signed by the ten Councillors and sent to Secretary, Director and

IYC holds protest demonstration against sacrilege

Chandigarh: Punjab Youth Congress activists on Wednesday held a protest demonstration here against the sacrilege incidents in the state and the alleged failure of SAD-BJP led state government in taking action against the culprits behind these incidents. Police used water cannon and resorted to mild cane charge against protesting members of Punjab Youth Congress when

Police registers assault case against AAP MLA Amantullah Khan

New Delhi: Police has registered a case ofassault on a complaint against AAP MLA Amantullah Khan and his supporters, by a Shaheen Bagh resident in south east Delhi, police said today. “A case has been registered on a complaint against Amantullah Khan and his men on a complaint by a resident of Shaheen Bagh in

New Zealand make 260/7 against India

Ranchi: Electing to bat, New Zealand made260/7 against India in the fourth cricket one-dayer here today. Brief Scores: New Zealand: 260/7 in 50 overs (Martin Guptil 72, Kane Williamson 41, Amit Mishra 2/41).

New Zealand opt to bat against India in fourth ODI

Ranchi: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamsonwon the toss and opted to bat in the fourth and penultimate One-day International against India here today. The hosts have brought in Dhawal Kulkarni in place of Jasprit Bumrah, who is not 100 percent fit, in the playing XI. New Zealand are going in with three spinners, including Ish

India aim to seal series in fourth ODI against New Zealand

  Ranchi: After taking a 2-1 lead in the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series, hosts India will aim to pocket the series when they take on New Zealand in the fourth game at the JSCA International Stadium here on Wednesday. Post the six-run setback in the second ODI in Delhi, India got back to their

India eye wins against China, Malaysia to top league stage

Kuantan (Malaysia): On a high after their morale-boosting win over arch-rivals Pakistan, India now eye wins against China and hosts Malaysia on successive days to finish on top of the round-robin league stage of the fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here. India will play lowly China tomorrow before squaring up against the home team


CBI registers FIR against UK-based arms dealer in Embraer deal

New Delhi: CBI has registered an FIR againsta UK-based arms dealer for allegedly taking kickbacks worth over USD 5.70 million from Brazilian company Embraer in the 2008 three-aircraft deal. CBI sources said a case has been registered against a UK based NRI whose named had also figured in another defence deal probed by the agency.

Water works function: Cong to stage dharna against BJP

Chandigarh:Rendering an array of allegations at Mayor Arun Sood, Congress Councillors got pepped over the foundation stone laying ceremony to be held at Water Works in Sector 39 on Friday and announced to stage a protest at the venue. Congress councillors led by CPCC president Pardeep Chhabra alleged that they will stage a dharna at

Notice to Katju on petition against his comments on beef

Allahabad: A court here has issued notice toretired Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju on a petition accusing him of having made “objectionable” remarks with regard to consumption of beef in his blog posts. Additional Sessions Judge Shuchi Srivastava passed the order on the review petition of advocate Rakesh Nath Pandey, who alleged that Justice

‘Political debate turning Americans against each other’

Washington: The political debate in thecurrent election season has turned Americans against each other, Indian-American Neera Tanden from the Clinton campaign has claimed, while her counterpart from the Trump’s camp said the national prestige has gone down under the Obama regime. “The political debate this election season is turning Americans against each other,” Tanden, co-chair


Villagers protest against SAD leader

Jalandhar: A Sikh religious group from Tangatodi Jafrapur village in Shahkot sub division of Jalandhar on Monday, raised objections against the construction of a new gurdwara without permission in the village. Sukhjit Singh Khose along with Gurpreet Singh and other villagers from a religious body said that an Akali MLA in connivance with his supporters

Congress brings out ‘chargesheet’ against ruling BJP in Goa

Panaji: Opposition Congress today accusedthe ruling BJP government in Goa of frequent U-turns and criticised it here on several counts in a strongly worded ‘chargesheet’, ahead of the upcoming State Legislative Assembly elections. “Having learnt from our past mistakes, the entire Congress party is now galvanized right from the booth level to meet the expectations of

Environment awareness vans launched to educate farmers against stubble burning

Mohali: Deputy Commissioner, Daljit Singh Mangat, on Thrusday, flagged off four ‘Environment Awareness Vans’ to be operated by Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) to sensitise the farmers about ill effects of stubble burning on human as well as environmental health of state. On the occasion, Mangat appealed to farmers to desist from burning the paddy residue

JeM chief Masood Azhar asks Pakistan to ‘open the path’ for terrorism against India

Karachi: Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief and Pathankot terror attack mastermind Masood Azhar has asked the Pakistani government “to open the path” for terrorism and jihadist groups so that they can escalate their operations against

Operation resumed against holed-up militants in Kashmir

Srinagar: Security forces on Wednesday morning resumed operation against holed-up guerrillas inside a government building near Pampore town in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district as the standoff has continued for over 36 hours. “There has been no firing from inside the hostel building of the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) since today (Wednesday) morning,” a senior