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Journalists should defend constitutional values: Manmohan Singh

Journalists should defend constitutional values: Manmohan Singh

At a time when our democracy is "experiencing some shocks", journalists should stand up for defending and promoting the values enshrined in the Constitution, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Thursday. He was speaking at an award ceremony in New Delhi.  "Ideas are very important to sustain in democracy and at a time when our democracy is experiencing some shocks here and there, it is important for journalists to stand up for defending and promoting value systems which are ..., 3 hours ago

Aadhaar, a robust, lifetime, reusable, nationally on-line verifiable ID: UIDAI to SC

The Aadhaar issuing authority, Unique Identification Authority Of India, has no data on those who have been denied benefits for want of the 12-digit biometric identification number, the Supreme Court was informed on Thursday. The information was given by Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO of Unique Identification Authority of India after the top court asked him whether there was any official data on how many persons have been denied benefits either due to want of Aadhaar or due to failure of their ...
 Rediff.com3 hours ago UIDAI CEO's PowerPoint presentation to SC on Aadhaar at 2:30 pm  Rediff.com13 hours ago

'My client never made match-fixing allegations on Shami'

'My client's allegation was never about match fixing' IMAGE: Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan speaks to the media in Kolkata. Photograph: PTI Few hours after the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Anti-Corruption Unit gave clean chit to Mohammed Shami, lawyer of the Indian pacer's wife Hasin Jahan said that his client had never verbally or in written made match-fixing allegations against Shami.   Earlier in the day, BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit gave a clean chit to Shami and ...
 Rediff.com3 hours ago BCCI clears Shami of match-fixing charges, hands central contract  Rediff.com7 hours ago Big relief for Shami, BCCI clears match-fixing charges  Rediff.com8 hours ago

Riot cases will be withdrawn if politically motivated: UP govt

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh may withdraw riot cases if they are "politically motivated", the state's Law Minister Brijesh Pathak said today. Pathak was replying to a specific question by a media-person on cases related to Muzaffarnagar and other riots in the state. "Riot cases are also registered under the IPC. If these are politically motivated, we will surely consider their withdrawal," the minister said. He, however, made it clear that only those cases were being ...
 Rediff.com11 hours ago Riot cases will be withdrawn 'if politically motivated': UP govt  Rediff.com3 hours ago

Ibrahimovic leaves Manchester United for LA Galaxy

IMAGE: Zlatan Ibrahimovic leaves Manchester United after club agrees to terminate contract. Photograph: Zlatan Ibrahimovic/Twitter Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has terminated his contract with Manchester United with immediate effect, the Premier League club said in a statement on Thursday.   Ibrahimovic is set to join Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy, according to media reports in England and the United States. "Everyone at the club would like to thank Zlatan for his contribution to ...
 Rediff.com4 hours ago

Cong to move privilege motion against Swaraj

Congress on Thursday announced that they would move a Privilege Motion against External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for misleading the families of the Indians killed in Iraq by the Islamic State.Swaraj on Tuesday told Parliament in New Delhi that the 39 Indians kidnapped in 2014 by the IS terrorists had been killed. Four years ago, the Ministry of External Affair said the kidnapped Indians were alive."We are going to bring a Privilege Motion against the External Affairs Minister for ...
 Rediff.com11 hours ago Indians killed in Iraq: Cong to move privilege motion against Swaraj  Rediff.com4 hours ago

Congress issues whip to all party MPs in RS

The Congress tonight issued a three-line whip to all its MPs in the Rajya Sabha asking them to be present in the House at 11 am tomorrow in full strength and support the party's stand. According to sources, the whip has been issued by the opposition party which seeks to corner the government on some burning issues.  The party has been raising the issues of PNB scam, the Supreme Court's order on SC/ST Act issue and the death of 39 Indians in Iraq.  Some party MPs have also given a ...
 Rediff.com4 hours ago

Pak gets powerful missile tracking system from China: Report

In an unprecedented deal, China has sold Pakistan a powerful tracking system which could speed up the development of multi-warhead missiles by its all-weather ally, state-run Chinese Academy of Sciences said. Zheng Mengwei, a researcher with the CAS Institute of Optics and Electronics in Chengdu, Sichuan province, confirmed to the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post that Pakistan had bought a highly sophisticated, large-scale optical tracking and measurement system from China. The ...
 Rediff.com8 hours ago

Air India's maiden flight to Tel Aviv takes off

National carrier Air India's maiden flight to Tel Aviv took off from New Delhi at 6 pm today, heralding a new chapter in the India-Israel ties and ending a decades-old overfly ban by Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia's decision to permit Air India to use its airspace has enabled the airline to take a shorter route. It will cover the distance in 7.25 hours, 2.10 hours less than the time taken by the only other airline that flies between the two countries -- Israel's national carrier El Al.  Many ...
 Rediff.com4 hours ago

BJP should take action on data theft instead of holding PCs: Congress

Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi today said that the BJP should take action on its allegation that his party indulged in data theft to influence the outcome of elections, instead of holding press conferences. Alleging that the BJP has dished out fake news for long, Singhvi said spreading of false information has been its forte. "The BJP is the party in power. Rather than holding press conferences, why doesn't it take action?" he said about Union Law and Information Technology ...
 Rediff.com4 hours ago
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