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Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka CM; top Oppn attend ceremony


Bengaluru, May 23 : HD Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn in as the chief minister of a Janata Dal-Secular-Congress coalition government in Karnataka. Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office to Kumaraswamy, the state’s 25th chief minister, at 4.30 pm on the grand steps of the state Secretariat in the presence of national and regional leaders from across the ...

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No matter the laws, the result is abuse: Snowden on Aadhaar data breach


Chandigarh, January 5 : US whistleblower Edward Snowden has commented on the Aadhaar data breach and said it is the tendency of government to “desire perfect records of private lives”. Responding to a tweet by a journalist on the Aadhaar data breach, the former US National Security Agency contractor said, “It is the natural tendency of government to desire perfect records ...

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Inderpreet’s suicide: Woman principal among 11 booked


Amritsar, January 5 : The police today booked 11 persons for abetting the suicide of Inderpreet Singh Chadha, son of expelled Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) head Charanjit Singh Chadha. A case was registered under Sections 306 and 120-B of the IPC against Surjit Singh, Umat, Kuljit Kaur, Mania, Davinder Sandhu, Inderpreet Singh Anand, Gursewak Singh, Hari Singh Sandhu, Nirmal Singh, ...

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HC stays NGT order on closing 19 tanneries in Jalandhar


Chandigarh, January 4 : Ruling that the shutting down of leather industries in Punjab would have grave implications, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today stayed the operation of the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT’s) recent order on the closure of 35 units, including 19 tanneries in Jalandhar district. The Vacation Bench of Justice Kuldip Singh and Justice Rajbir Sehrawat also ...

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US accuses Pak of playing double game on fighting terrorism


United Nations, January 4 : The US has accused Pakistan of playing a “double game” on fighting terrorism and asked Islamabad to take decisive action against militants operating from its soil to “earn” the American aid. The tough message from the US came after an angry tweet from President Donald Trump on New Year’s day that America had been rewarded ...

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