GN Bureau | July 14, 2015
The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur for “indiscipline” days after the cop accused Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav of “threatening” him. An official statement said Thakur, who was IG, civil defence, had been suspended with immediate effect after being found prima facie guilty of “indiscipline”, “anti-government point of view”, “violating the High Court directions”, “indifference towards duties and responsibilities of his post” and “violation of rules”. The suspension came hours after Thakur went to the centre seeking protection for him and his wife, Nutan Thakur, who has filed a case of corruption against a state minister.
34 new coastal police stations soon
Thirty-four more coastal police stations will be operationalised soon in Goa, West Bengal, Lakshwadeep, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, announced home minister Rajnath Singh at a consultative committee meeting in Goa on Monday.
IPL spot-fixing: Verdict to be announced today for Gurunath Meiyappan and Co
The RM Lodha-led committee will declare the ‘quantum of punishment’ on Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra as well as their respective IPL franchises, CSK and RR, with regards to the spot-fixing scandal on Tuesday.
Nitish to meet Kejriwal today
Amidst speculations, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is expected to meet Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday. It would be their fourth meeting in last four months, according to reports.
Almost a week ago, Finance Bill, 2017, was passed in the Lok Sabha as a money bill in the midst of a walk out by the opposition. In the 92-page document of the bill, centre has pushed 40 amendments to various acts including the IT Act. Eminent people like Fali Nariman, Girish Karnad, TM Krishna, Arun
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a Maharatna PSU, has successfully commissioned 250 MW unit based on eco-friendly circulating fluidized bed combustion (CFBC) technology, using low grade coal (lignite) as the primary fuel. The 250 MW lignite
The Law Commission which had examined the issues of right to rejection and the right to recall, has not recommended for the same, the Lok Sabha was informed. Union minister PP Chaudhary said that the Law Commission of India was requested in January, 2013,
HCL founder Shiv Nadar tops the Hurun India Philanthropy list with Rs 630 crores donation towards education sector. Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan and his wife Sudha Gopalakrishnan came in second with a donation of Rs 313 crores primarily towards healthcare, social development and education.
Keel of the first Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel (CGOPV) of the new 5 CGOPVs project for the Indian Coast Guard was laid at Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) recently by ADG K Natarajan, PTM, TM Coast Guard Commander (Western Seaboard), in the presence of RAdm (Retd) Shekhar Mital, NM Chairman and Managing Dire
A pilot project of Digital Village (DigiGaon) is to be implemented in 1050 Gram Panchayats (GPs) spread across 30 States/UTs, the Lok Sabha was informed. Union minister PP Chaudhary said that the approved outlay for implementation of the project for finan