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Get closure report of CBI rejected by Union Cabinet: Randhawa challenges Sukhbir

CHANDIGARH: “The President, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Sukhbir Singh Badal should stop the drama of crying hoarse over the closure report filed by the CBI in the incident pertaining to the sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji at Bargari as it was during the tenure of the SAD-BJP regime that the sacrilege incident took place.” These views were expressed here today by the Cabinet Minister, Punjab, and Senior Congress leader S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa in a press communiqué.

DIPAM's buyback could be affected by tax, but still be undertaken: Secretary

NEW DELHI: The recent Budget announcment of a 20 per cent tax on share buybacks could marginally affect the equity repurchase plans of the CPSEs but still it will remain an important mechanism to achieve the disinvestment target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore in fiscal 2020, a top official of the sell-off department said.

Captain govt’s ‘Ghar-Ghar’ job rant was a mere ploy to grab power: Bhagwant Mann

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) state chief and Member of Parliament (MP), Bhagwant Mann has flayed the Captain-led Congress government in the state for being insensitive to the youth, stating that a large number jobless young boys and girls were driven to drugs it had failed to live up to its poll promise on providing jobs in every household.

Power engineers seeks review of PPAs with exorbitant electricity rates

KOLKATA: All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) strongly opposes any amendment in Electricity Act aimed at to destroy public sector and pave the path for privatisation. The state governments must review the power purchase agreements with independent power producers having exorbitant electricity rates.

Entertainment Journalists' Guild boycott Kangana

MUMBAI:  Members of the Entertainment Journalists' Guild of India (EJGI) have collectively decided to boycott Kangana Ranaut and demanded a public apology following an ugly spat between the national award-winning actress and a journalist.

Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar Bill

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Thursday unanimously passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which aims to impose strict penalties for violation of norms set for the use of Aadhaar and violation of privacy.

Big push likely for PSU asset monetisation in Budget

NEW DELHI:  Governments asset monetisation programme involving development and sale of surplus land parcel and other non-core assets of public sector enterprises (PSEs) is expected to be big focus of Budget 2019-20 that is constrained to look at various innovative models to mobilise additional resources amidst a slowing economy.

Big push likely for PSU asset monetisation in Budget

NEW DELHI:  Governments asset monetisation programme involving development and sale of surplus land parcel and other non-core assets of public sector enterprises (PSEs) is expected to be big focus of Budget 2019-20 that is constrained to look at various innovative models to mobilise additional resources amidst a slowing economy.

SC notice to Centre on Jairam Ramesh plea against amendments in anti-money laundering law

NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to Centre seeking its stand on a plea filed by Congress MP Jairam Ramesh challenging the amendments made to the anti-money laundering law (PMLA) since 2015.

Assocham seeks liquidity infusion, investment sops in budget

NEW DELHI:  The government should ensure adequate liquidity into NBFCs, provide investment incentives and cut corporate tax rates for revival in the economic growth and creation of new entrepreneurial opportunities, industry body Assocham has said.

SBI reveals names of 10 big 'wilful defaulters'

MUMBAI: The State Bank of India on Friday revealed the names of 10 new big ticket firms and their top officials and declared them as "wilful defaulters".

HC defers hearing on naming LS opposition leader

 NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday posted for July 8 a plea seeking direction to the Lok Sabha Speaker to appoint a Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, saying there was no urgency in the matter.

Capt Amarinder Singh lashes out at Canada for supporting Khalistani movement

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has lambasted the Canadian government for its overt and covert support to the Khalistani movement, warning that Toronto’s failure to check anti-India activities being carried out from its soil would be detrimental to its own security and interests in the long run.

Yogi moots compulsory retirement for non-performing cops

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked all DGs, ADGs, IGs, DIGs and SSPs to identify officers who are not performing at the optimum level and to submit the list of their names by the end of June.

Khaira lambasts Punjab Governor, CM, DGP for pardoning life convict policemen in fake encounter case

CHANDIGARH: Sukhpal Singh Khaira President of Punjab Ekta Party(PEP) today strongly condemned Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and DGP Dinkar Gupta for granting pardon to four policemen sentenced to life imprisonment by CBI court in Patiala and described their act as mockery of judicial system and murder of constitution.

Punjab CM calls all party meeting to evolve consensus to tackle depletion of ground water

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced that an All Party Meeting would be convened soon to evolve a broad consensus to comprehensively address the problem of depletion of ground water in the state.

Yogi's push to tourism in UP

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has reviewed the performance of the state tourism department and directed measures to boost tourism.

Kamal Nath may order probe into snooping by Shivraj government

BHOPAL:  The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh appears set to order an investigation into the alleged snooping of politicians, bureaucrats and other officials during the erstwhile Shivraj Singh Chauhan government.

SC declines urgent hearing of PIL on doctors' safety, security

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined an urgent hearing of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) which sought safety and security of doctors, observing that the medicos have already called off their strike in West Bengal and other states.

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