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Imran Khan to move into official residence says report

A house in the Ministers’ Enclave in Islamabad will be declared the official residence of Imran Khan, who is set to become Pakistan’s new prime minister, as his private house is vulnerable to threats, according to a media report. Khan’s Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly after the July 25 elections. Khan, 65, ...

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Imran Khan to take oath on 11 Aug as new PM of PAK

Imran Khan has said that he will take oath as prime minister on August 11, even as his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party was striving to get the required numbers to form a government. The PTI, led by 65-year-old Khan, has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly after the July 25 elections, but it is still short of ...

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LIC needs to acquire controlling stake of IDBI Bank

Union Cabinet chaired by PM Shri Narendra Modi has approved conveying of no objection to the reduction in Government of India shareholding in IDBI Bank Limited to below 50% by dilution. It has also approved the acquisition of controlling stake by Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) as the promoter in the bank through preferential allotment / open offer of ...

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Central Information Commission has 24,000-second appeals and complaints pending

Approximately 24,000-second appeals and complaints are pending with (CIC) Central Information Commission  Minister of State for Personnel Mr. Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. The CIC has informed that 23,978-second appeals/complaints are pending as on July 26, 2018. State governments have been advised to explore the feasibility of implementing an online RTI portal in their ...

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Trinamool, TDP, Congress,stage protests in Lok Sabha

Trinamool Congress, The Congress, and the TDP today staged protests in the Lok Sabha demanding immediate introduction of a bill to strengthen the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and protection of Bengalis in Assam following the publication of draft NRC. As soon as the House took up the day’s business, opposition members trooped in the Well and sought suspension of ...

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A new Dalit outfit to Kejriwal: Dalits shouldn’t be employed as manual scavengers

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been given a memorandum by  Dalit delegation today, containing a set of demands that include not employing them as manual scavengers. Around 150 members of the Dalit Shoshan Mukti Manch (DSMM) gathered at the ITO and demanded equal rights for the community. Woman activist and CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat supported the protest and said ...

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Fuel price hiked after a month-long relief

Petrol and diesel prices on Thursday were hiked for the first time after a relief of one month as international rates are on the rise and rupee is on a decline. The increase of 16 paisa a litre in petrol and 12 paisa per litre in diesel came after an 8-day self-imposed hiatus in rate revisions by state-oil firms in ...

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PM Modi says good governance, development Centre’s key goals in J&K

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said.“Good governance, development, responsibility and accountability” are the Centre’s key goals in Jammu andKashmir “Recurrent terror attacks” that were common under the UPA rule are now history, Modi asserted in an interview to Swarajya magazine while discussing wide-ranging issues of internal security, including Maoist violence and the situation in the North East Jammu and ...

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