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ACB registers case against DCW chief Swati Maliwal

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Branch of the Delhi government on Tuesday filed a case against Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief Swati Maliwal, official said. ACB Chief Mukesh Kumar Meena told IANS: “A case was registered against Maliwal.” Maliwal was booked under Sections 13 (Criminal misconduct by a public servant) of Prevention

Lt Gen D R Soni is new GOC-in-Chief of ARTRAC

Lt Gen D R Soni, VSM, took over as 19th General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Army Training Command (ARTRAC) here on Saturday.He was commissioned in the Central India Horse in June 1979. An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Pune and the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. In his illustrious career, he has held important positions.

Not bothered how many kisses there are in Vikram Bhatt’s film: CBFC chief

Mumbai: Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani has lashed out at the Bhatt camp of Bollywood, saying accusing the censor board ahead of the release of their films has become a “marketing tool” of sorts for them.Recently, Vikram Bhatt had claimed the CBFC had told him to cut down the usage of

International probe into Kashmir violence crucial, says UN rights chief

United Nations: Amid continuing unrest in Kashmir, the UN Human Rights chief has said it is crucial that an independent, impartial and international mission be given free access to Indian as well as Pakistan-administered Kashmir to assess the situation on both sides of the border. “I believe an independent, impartial and international mission is now

UP Chief Secretary removed

Lucknow: In a sudden move, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday removed Chief Secretary Deepak Singhal. Principal Secretary (Finance) Rahul Bhatnagar replaced him. Officials refused to comment on the removal of Singhal, who was made Chief Secretary on July 6. He was earlier the Principal Secretary (Irrigation). Informed sources said while Singhal had

Amit Shah should have met Velingkar: Goa’s new RSS chief

Panaji: Backing rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar for leading a black-flag protest during BJP national president Amit Shah’s visit to Goa in August, newly appointed state RSS chief Lakshman Behare said that Shah should have met the protesters and tried to understood the issue first hand. Behare also gave a clean chit to Velingkar, who

Wife accuses Rajasthan Chief Secretary of molesting their daughter

Jaipur: The wife of Rajasthan Chief Secretary Om Prakash Meena has accused him of molesting their daughter at the age of 13 and has written to the Prime Minister’s Office seeking an appointment with the PM to apprise him of the matter. Geeta Singhdeo, a senior RAS officer, said her daughter has forwarded her written

IOC chief Bach in ticket scam spotlight

Lausanne: Recently under pressure in the Russian doping scandal, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach now faces further problems with Brazilian police wanting to call him as a witness in a suspected Olympic ticket scam. Rio de Janeiro police official Ronaldo Oliveira said investigators had seen an email that the top suspect in the

RSS removes Goa chief

Panaji: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Wednesday removed its Goa chief, Subhash Welingkar, for working against the Bharatiya Janata Party state government. “Subhash Welingkar has been removed from his post with immediate effect for faulting a political outfit and working against Goa government,” RSS publicity head Manmohan Vaidya told IANS.

Sirsa Dera Chief pleaded to fly out of India , next hearing 3 sept

Chandigarh: Sirsa Dera Chief plead to fly out of India. Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s to promote the new film the application made ​​to the court to go abroad .CBI rejected the

AAP stands exposed: Chief Minister

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the ‘tug of war’ in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has exposed the lust of power amongst its leadership in the state.Interacting with media persons here on the sidelines of Sangat Darshan programme in Baba Bakala assembly segment, the Chief Minister said there was hardly any parallel

Dera Sucha Sauda head case adjourned to Sept 2

Chandigarh: Dera Sauch Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Wednesday got relief in an alleged rape case against him, as the Single Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the continuation of interim orders in which the trial judge was asked not to make the final judgment till the next date of hearing

Must Watch: Arrested Punjab Gau Raksha Chief speaking against govt

Arrested Punjab Gau Raksha Dal’s chief sent to one day police remand

Chandigarh: The Punjab Police has arrested the chief of the state’s Gau Raksha Dal — a cow protection group — on charges of assault, wrongful restrain, sodomy, extortion and looting, a police official said on Sunday. Satish Kaumar was arrested by the Patiala district police in Uttar Pradesh’s Vrindavan town following a raid, the official

OIC chief says Kashmir not internal problem of India: Pakistani official

Islamabad: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the world’s largest bloc of Muslim countries, on Saturday said that Kashmir is “not an internal problem of India but an international issue”, according to a top Pakistani official. OIC Secretary General Iyad Amin Madani, who is on an official visit to Pakistan, discussed “human rights violations” in

Breaking: Army chief briefs Parrikar on affidavit against V.K. Singh

New Delhi: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Thursday briefed Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar about an affidavit in which he accused former Army chief General V.K. Singh, who is now a minister in the Narendra Modi government. Parrikar had sought details about the affidavit, which was originally filed in the Armed Forces Tribunal in 2012,

Rape case against Sirsa Dera Chief: Final order stayed by HC

Chandigarh:In a relief to Sirsa Dera chief, Punjab and Haryana high court stayed the final order against in the rape case against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Tuesday. Meanwhile, High court also issued notice to CBI regarding the rape case against Sirsa Dera chief. Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh had questioned the

US Army chief to visit S. Korea

Seoul:  Chief of the US Army is slated to visit South Korea this week, Seoul’s Defence Ministry said on Tuesday. General Mark Milley will make a three-day visit to South Korea from Wednesday, meeting his South Korean counterpart on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported citing a senior official as saying. Milley will receive an update

After vipassana, Kejriwal to lead campaign in Punjab

New Delhi: Reinvigorated Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kerjiwal after the 10 day meditation course announced to take the charge of Punjab vidhan sabha assembly, on Friday. Besides this AAP party has appointed Ashutosh to Goa and Manish Sisodia to Gujarat. Kejriwal will helm the party’s bid for Punjab, where AAP has galvanized large public support

Jitu Vaghani is new Gujarat BJP chief

New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday appointed Bhavnagar MLA Jitu Vaghani as the president of the party’s Gujarat unit. Vaghani succeeds Vijay Rupani, who has become the Gujarat Chief Minister.