Shyama Prasad never got his due place in history: Amit Shah

New Delhi, June 29 : BJP National President Amit Shah on Wednesday said that Jan Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mukherjee never got the due place in history which he deserved. Speaking at an exhibition titled ‘Shyama Prasad Mukherjee-A Selfless Patriot’ at Nehru Memorial Museum here, Shah said: “If anyone writes the history of India impartially […]

96 per cent of newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs are crorepatis

New Delhi, June 29 : Fifty-five of the 57 newly-elected parliamentarians to the Rajya Sabha are crorepatis, according to a survey released by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) on Wednesday. The top three MPs with highest assets were Praful Patel (NCP) with a total asset of Rs 2,52,08,96,242 (252 crore-plus) followed by Kapil Sibal […]

AAP legislator Mohaniya gets bail

New Delhi, June 29 : A court here on Wednesday granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Dinesh Mohaniya, who was arrested on charges of “sexual harassment”. He has denied the charge. Additional Sessions Judge Neelam Singh granted bail to Mohaniya after asking him to furnish a personal bond of Rs 50,000 and a […]

Karnataka seeks higher spending by panchayats on power, water supply

New Delhi, June 29 : Congress-ruled Karnataka has urged the central government to “modify” the advisory issued to remove streetlight and water supply charges from the list of “operation and management” for village panchayats vis-a-vis the allocation and use of funds under the grants from the 14th Finance Commission. Karnataka Minister for Rural Development and […]