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Law student rape: NHRC issues notice to Kerala Govt.  May 3, 8:38 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of media reports about yet another 'Nirbhaya' like rape and murder of a Dalit law student, whose body was found by her mother on April 29 evening, in Ernakulam, Kerala.
NDA hand-in-glove with Italian govt. in terms of securing release of two marines: Congress  May 3, 7:29 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Saying that the United Nations (U.N.) arbitration court directing Indian to release the lone marine Salvatore Girone that was in India's custody, the Congress party on Tuesday alleged that the NDA Government is hand-in-glove with the Italian Government in terms of securing the release of these two marines, while seeking to know what quid pro quo is in place to ensure the release of these two marines.
India has jurisdiction in Italian marines' case: Jaitley tells LS  May 3, 5:05 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Affirming that India has jurisdiction in the Enrica Lexie incident of February 2012 where two Italian naval personnel on board the ship opened fire on an Indian fishing vessel resulting in the death of two fishermen, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the BJP-led NDA Government will fight for the rights of the victims.
Delhi Govt. seeks two-days from SC to file plan to phase out diesel taxis  May 3, 4:52 pm
New Delhi, May.3 (ANI): The Delhi Government on Tuesday sought two-day time from the Supreme Court to file a detailed roadmap on phasing out of diesel taxis.
Give roadmap on plans to phase out diesel taxis: SC to Delhi Govt.  May 3, 3:27 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court will examine the Delhi Government's recommendation in regard to converting diesel taxis into CNG and has also asked for a roadmap on how the state government plans to phase out diesel taxis.
Negotiating team constituted for procurement of 36 Rafale jets: Parrikar  May 3, 2:31 pm
New Delhi, May. 3 (ANI): As per the India-France Joint Statement issued by the two countries during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to France, the Indian government conveyed that in view of the critical operational necessity for Multirole Combat Aircraft for Indian Air Force (IAF), India would like to acquire 36 Rafale jets in fly-away condition.
Delhi Govt. moves SC for removing diesel cabs from NCR in phased manner  May 3, 2:14 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): As the protesting cab drivers returned to the streets of the New Delhi for the second day against the Supreme Court order making it illegal to operate diesel vehicles as taxis, the Delhi Government on Tuesday moved the apex court requesting that the diesel cabs should be removed from the NCR in a phased manner.
Draft cabinet note ready on police modernisation, says Rajnath  May 3, 2:14 pm
New Delhi, May. 3 (ANI): Home minister Rajnath Singh today said that a draft cabinet note is ready on police modernisation and asserted that central assistance for better infrastructural facilities at police stations and strengthening of state government training institutions is provided to state police through the modernisation scheme
Forest fires: NGT issues showcause notice to U'khand, Himachal  May 3, 1:53 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued showcause notice to the governments of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, asking as to what plans they have to deal with forest fires.
Afghan CEO assures support for 'press freedom'  May 3, 1:37 pm
Kabul, May 3 (ANI): Asserting that Afghans have always fought for freedom of the press even when some people, parties and governments tried to silence their voices, CEO Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday thanked the media for being the voice of the nation.
JAC threatens to organise state-wide shutdown in Manipur  May 3, 1:37 pm
Imphal (Manipur), May. 3 (ANI): The Joint Action Committee (JAC) formed to question the Manipur government over the controversial death by hanging of Sagolsem Prashanta, staged sit-in-protest between Lilong Bridge and Kakwa Keithel and demanded immediate justice for his family.
Congress slams Govt. as AG asked to seek instructions on floor test in Uttarakhand  May 3, 1:13 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): With the Supreme Court asking Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to seek instructions from the government on going ahead with a floor test in the Uttarakhand state assembly, former union minister and Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury on Tuesday said the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre should ponder as to how they committed such a mistake in the hill state.
Standing Committee of Home Affairs recommends modernisation of police forces  May 3, 12:57 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Standing Committee of the Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday called on the NDA Government at the Centre sufficient funds for the modernisation of police forces so that they become capable of controlling terrorists, left wing extremists and Maoists across the nation.
PM asks ministers to highlight govt. achievements to nation  May 3, 12:46 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who today chaired a meeting of the BJP parliamentary party, has directed his Cabinet colleagues to highlight the government's achievements before the nation as it completes two years in office.
AugstaWestland deal: BJP neglected probe to 'fix' Congress, says Tiwari  May 3, 10:12 am
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Congress Party on Tuesday passed the buck on to the Centre in connection with AugstaWestland deal and said that the United Progressive Alliance-II during its tenure initiated a CBI inquiry in the regard, but it was the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government which neglected the probe so as to tweak the evidences in order to fix grand old party members.
Verify facts before calling me a defaulter: Vijay Mallya  May 3, 9:43 am
New Delhi, May. 3 (ANI): Liquor baron Vijay Mallya who is swamped in money laundering charges and whose passport has been revoked by the government, asserted on Tuesday that facts needed to be verified first before he was branded as a 'defaulter'.
Soil from grave of WWI hero, Risaldar Badlu Singh, brought to India  May 3, 9:41 am
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Haryana Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar on Tuesday morning returned back with the soil from the grave of World War-I hero, Risaldar Badlu Singh from Egypt, as an attempt by the Haryana Government to honor the courage he showed on the battle-field.
U.N. arbitration court recommends relaxation of bail conditions of Italian marine  May 2, 7:58 pm
New Delhi, May.2 (ANI): The UN's Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague has recommended relaxation of bail conditions of Italian marine Salvatore Girone, one of the two marines facing murder charges for killing two Indian fishermen, said government sources.
Vijay Mallya resigns as Rajya Sabha MP  May 2, 7:45 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Independent MP and liquor baron Vijay Mallya, whose passport has been revoked by the government, on Monday resigned as Rajya Sabha MP.
Significant increase in pace of road construction since BJP came to power: Gadkari  May 2, 7:17 pm
New Delhi, May.2 (ANI): Highlighting the achievements of his ministery since assuming office, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the speed of construction of roads has risen from two kilometres per day to twenty kilometres per day since the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP)-led government came to power.
Govt. not taking any vindictive actions: Gadkari on AgustaWestland deal  May 2, 6:06 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said the BJP-led NDA Government is not taking any vindictive actions with regard to the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, adding the truth is coming out on the matter.
Govt. taking action as per law against Mallya: Gadkari  May 2, 6:06 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government is taking action as per the law against liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who has fled the nation with over Rs. 9000 crores of unpaid debt.
Taliban mulling peace talks after Afghan govt. announces military option  May 2, 5:13 pm
Kabul, May 2 (ANI): Days after the Afghan Government announced strict military action against the Taliban militant group, the later is mulling to participate in talks with the former.
Delhi HC seeks response from Centre over Delhi Govt.s' plea  May 2, 3:00 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from the Centre over Delhi Government's plea seeking stay on various petitions pertaining to disputes between the two.