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January 16, 2020

Dr Sake Sailajanath appointed APCC president

New Delhi , Jan 17 (ANI): The Congress party on Thursday appointed Dr Sake Sailajanath as Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president and Tulasi Reddy and Shaik Mastan Vali as working presidents.In a statement, Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said the party appreciates the contribution of outgoing PCC president N Raghuveers Reddy.After Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections in 2019, the Congress party faced disastrous defeat, following which, Reddy stepped down voluntarily, owing moral responsibility to the party's…

Indira Gandhi used to meet Karim Lala, says Don Haji Mastan’s son

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan 17 (ANI) Amid the controversy triggered over Sanjay Raut's statement that former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi met underworld don Karim Lala, the adopted son of don Haji Mastan Sundar Shekhar on Thursday claimed that the Shiv Sena leader was right."Sanjay Raut is right. Indira Gandhi used to meet him . Many other leaders also used to visit. Haji Mastan was a businessman. Balasaheb Thackeray too was a good friend of Haji Mastan," Shekhar told ANI.The Shiv Sena leader on Wednesday claimed that Indira…

Gehlot to coordinate with Congress-ruled states to pass resolution against CAA, NRC

New Delhi , Jan 17 (ANI): Congress Party on Thursday tasked Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot with the responsibility, to coordinate with states where it was in power or was sharing power with alliance, to draft a resolution to be passed in their respective Assemblies against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). "Congress party has given a responsibility to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to coordinate with Congress ruling states and states where Congress is in alliance to…

Former IPS gets 5-yr jail in MP job scam case

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Jan 17 (ANI): A local special court on Thursday sentenced former IPS officer Rajendra Chaturvedi to five years of imprisonment for taking bribe for recruiting of jail wardens when he was the additional director general (prisons).Additional Sessions Judge S Pandey awarded the punishment to the Chaturvedi who allegedly accepted in excess of Rs 12 lakh between January 1 and May 26, 2003 on false promise of appointing some people as jail guards.In 2006, a complaint was lodged against him with the…

Kerala govt asks district officers not to carry out NPR process, warns of disciplinary action

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Jan 17 (ANI) The Kerala government has asked its district collectors to ensure that National Population Registry (NPR) process is not carried out and warned of disciplinary action against officials if the government decision is not followed.Principal Secretary (General Administration), KR Jyothilal on Thursday wrote to all district collectors of state."As you are aware, the government has stayed all the activities connected with the NPR operations in the State proposed to be conducted along with…
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