Robert Vadra appears before ED in PMLA case probe


Congress leader Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering probe case relating to alleged possession of illegal foreign assets. Vadra’s wife Priyanka Gandhi accompanied him, in a white Toyota Land Cruiser along with SPG personnel in tow, and dropped him outside the agency’s office in Jamnagar House in central ...

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President of India to confer Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2017


The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will be conferring the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2017 at Rashtrapati Bhawan in a special investiture ceremony, tomorrow. The General Council of the Sangeet Natak Akademi, the National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, an autonomous body of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India at its meeting held on  8 June ...

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NGT slaps Rs 25 lakh fine on UP govt for polluting Ganga river

Dumping of sewage in water bodies is an offence, the National Green Tribunal said Tuesday while slapping a penalty of Rs 25 lakh on the Uttar Pradesh government for its failure to stop discharge of dirty water into Upper Ganga canal. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said adequate steps have not been taken for proper ...

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SC direction is our moral victory

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Supreme Court’s direction that no coercive steps, including arrest of Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar, will take place during the course of investigation is “our moral victory”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Tuesday. The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Kumar to make himself available before the CBI and “faithfully” cooperate with the agency in investigation ...

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LS adjourns due to TMC protest

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Lok Sabha Monday was adjourned for the day following protests and sloganeering by Trinamool Congress members over the alleged misuse of the CBI in West Bengal. Soon after the House met at 2 PM, members of Trinamool Congress trooped into to the well and started raising slogans like “Chowkidar chor hai” and “CBI tota hai” (CBI ...

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PM launches second phase of RUSA

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Prime Minister Narendra Modi under the second phase of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) inaugurated 70 new model degree colleges, eleven professional colleges, one women university and more than 60 higher education institutes of Entrepreneurship and innovation through video conferencing by pressing the remote button at Srinagar(Jammu and Kashmir) on Sunday. This included two new model degree ...

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12 held at Jaipur airport for fake entries in passport


Twelve persons who arrived at Sanganer Airport here from Malaysia were held by the police due to fake entries in their passports, officials said. “There were some fake entries in their passports. On information by immigration officials, 12 persons were held upon their arrival. They all came in an AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur early Saturday morning,” SHO of Sanganer ...

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The Budget for New India will energise the nation, says PM


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the budget as the budget for New India which will energise the nation. In a series of Tweets and the statement after the presentation of interim budget 2019-20, PM said that over 12 crore farmers and their families, over 3 crores middle class tax payers professionals and their families and 30-40 crore labourers will ...

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IAF Mirage aircraft crashes at HAL airport, 1 pilot dead,


A Mirage 2000 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed at the HAL Airport here Friday killing a pilot on the spot and leaving another critically injured, police said. “The body of one of the pilots is completely charred while the second pilot is in a serious condition,” a police officer at the HAL Airport police station said. The HAL, ...

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FM Piyush Goyal presents Budget 2019

Interim Budget 2019-20 was presented in Parliament today by the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal. Besides having a major Scheme for the farmers, it provides tax sops and sets the Developmental Agenda for the years to come. A New Deal for 12 Crore Small and Marginal farmers with direct income support, a path breaking ...

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