Delhi High Court refuses to stay MHA notification on LG’s powers

Justice Rajiv Shakdher declined to change the primacy of the lt governor in the administrative mechanism of the capital

New Delhi: In a relief to the central government, Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the union home ministry’s May 21 notification holding that the Delhi lt governor has discretionary powers for appointments and transfers to key bureaucratic posts in the capital. Justice Rajiv Shakdher declined to change the primacy of the lt governor More...

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Senior Supreme Court lawyer Aman Sinha While briefing reporters about day's proceedings in the apex court, said that the the bench observed that the high court judgement holding MHA notification suspect as tentative
By Agencies On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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SC issues notice to Kejriwal’s govt, stays HC orders on MHA notification

New Delhi: In a setback to the Delhi government that had been defying the Centre’s notification regarding transfer and posting of central government officials, the Apex Court on Friday described as tentative More...

Jaipur was hot at 44.7 degrees Celsius, four degrees above average
By Agencies On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Heat wave continues to sweep across India, toll over 1,500

Hyderabad/New Delhi/Mumbai/Jaipur: The searing heat wave continued unabated on Thursday in many parts of India, claiming another 135 lives in Andhra and Telangana alone while rains brought relief in some states, More...

The notification also allowed LG discretionary powers to seek the opinion of the CM in these matters
By Agencies On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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MHA notification: Apex Court to hear Centre’s plea against HC order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has decided to hear on Friday the central government’s plea challenging Delhi High Court holding that lieutenant governor has no power in the posting and transfer of bureaucrats More...

The Dagens Nyheter reproduced the ambassador's complaint on its website
By Agencies On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Mukherjee travelling to Sweden amid row over Bofors remarks

New Delhi: As President Pranab Mukherjee prepares to travel to Sweden on a three-day visit from Sunday, a controversy has been triggered over his telling Sweden’s Dagens Nyheter daily that the Bofors gun issue More...

When our government left, India was the second fastest growing economy
By Agencies On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Never misused public office;`institutions of democracy are under threat': Manmohan

New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday hit out at allegations of corruption and policy paralysis against his government, saying he never used public office to “enrich” himself or More...

As it is, some countries have already been cooperating. The world is moving in the direction of automatic exchange of information
By IANS On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Swiss names two Indians black money account-holders; Jaitley happy

Karnali (Gujarat): Expressing satisfaction with Swiss authorities sharing the names of two Indian nationals in connection with black money stashed abroad, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that the move More...

The minister expressed satisfaction with the impetus being imparted on indigenous development of naval capabilities
By Agencies On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Parrikar asks shipyards to be ready to deliver more ships

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday asked shipyards, both public and private, to compress delivery schedules of warships and other platforms for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard. The minister More...

The infiltrators left the body of a terrorists while beating a hasty retreat
By IndiLeak Bureau On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Infiltration bid foiled at LoC in J&K; 3 armymen, one terrorist killed

Srinagar: The alert armymen at the Line of Control (LoC) in the Tangdhar sector of J&K foiled an infiltration bid by terrorists from the Pakistan side on Monday evening but in the process three soldiers were More...

The rail route on Howrah-Delhi has been severly affacted following the derailment
By IndiLeak Bureau On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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20 feared dead, over 100 injured as Muri Express derails near Kaushambi in UP

Kaushambi (Uttar Pradesh): More than twenty passengers were feared dead and over 100 injured when ten coaches of Jammu bound, Tatanagar-Jammu Muri Express train derailed at Sirathu in Kaushambi district of Uttar More...