BJP lauds High Court order on AAP MLAs

New Delhi, March 24  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday described the Delhi High Court order that set aside the Election Commission (EC)’s recommendation to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs in an office-of-profit case as a “proof of independence of judiciary”.

“The decision of the high court…

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Congress wins 3 seats, BJP 1 in Karnataka RS polls

Bengaluru, March 24  The ruling Congress on Friday won three seats and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) one in the Rajya Sabha biennial election for four seats in Karnataka, said an election official.

“All three Congress candidates and one from the BJP won the contest while the Janata Dal…

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May consider quota for the most backward sections: Adityanath

Lucknow, Mar 23 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today indicated his government was considering bringing in a quota for the most backward sections to ensure their upliftment.

Responding to concerns raised by members during a discussion in the state Assembly, Adityanath asserted the provisions related to reservations were not…

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PNB issued over 41,170 LoUs since 2011: Jaitley

New Delhi, March 23  The central government has said that state-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) has issued 41,178 Letters of Undertakings (LoUs) since 2011.

“PNB has apprised that 7,672 LoUs were issued with validity of 90 days, 20,078 LoUs were issued with validity of 180 days…

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Bihar's contribution in nation's progress exemplary: Modi

New Delhi, March 22  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of Bihar on the occasion of ‘Bihar Diwas’, saying that the state’s contribution towards the country’s progress was “exemplary and invaluable”.

“Greetings to my sisters and brothers of Bihar on ‘Bihar Diwas’. Right from historical…

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