Hooda saw 'huge public interest' in re-allotting prime land to National Herald

Chandigarh, Dec 21  The public in Haryana may not have ever heard of it but the then Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda saw “huge public interest” being served in re-allotting a prime piece of land in Panchkula town, adjoining Chandigarh, to Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) – the company that…

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DDCA row: Jaitley files defamation complaint against Kejriwal

New Delhi, Dec 21 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders for making what he said were false allegations about irregularities in the DDCA.

Jaitley said the allegations levelled by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders will…

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New procedure to remove problems in defence procurements: Parrikar

New Delhi, Dec 21   A new Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) has been almost finalised and aims to remove procedural difficulties in procurements, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by the minister, the highest decision- making body in the defence ministry, will review it…

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Rajya Sabha disrupted as Congress raises DDCA

New Delhi, Dec 21 as Congress members demanded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s resignation over alleged corruption in the DDCA.

The disruptions came despite an understanding reached on Friday at an all-party meeting on the passage of several pending bills. The first half of the day was lost to…

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SC dismisses plea in December 16 gang-rape case

New Delhi, Dec 21  The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea for halting the release of the juvenile accused in the December 16, 2012 gang-rape.

The family of the young woman who was brutally gang-raped said it will continue its fight for justice.

“We share your concern…

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