Trust

  • Bank accounts of Ramdev's three trusts under EC scrutiny 24-04-2014 11:53 PM

    The bank accounts of three trusts of yoga teacher Baba Ramdev have come under the scrutiny of Election Commission following allegations that huge funds was being spent for political parties in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls across the country. The Income Tax department has been asked to look into monetary...
  • Wildlife activists demand action against ashram for violating Wildlife Protection Act 22-04-2014 12:51 PM

    Wildlife activists on Tuesday demanded action against an ashram in Gokul-Mahavan for keeping 400 blackbucks and an elephant captive in violation of the Wildlife Protection Act. On April 18, Naresh Kadyan, Representative of OIPA (International Organization for Animal Protection) in India, Master Trainer, AWBI (Animal Welfare Board of India) and...
  • Government sells Axis Bank stake for over $900 million: sources 21-03-2014 01:49 PM

    Mumbai: The government has raised more than $900 million by selling a 9 per cent stake in Axis Bank Ltd, two sources with direct knowledge of the development said on Friday. The government held 20.7 per cent in Axis Bank, India's third-largest private-sector bank by assets, via a trust fund...
  • Aukaf-e-Shahi Trust's new executive board constituted 16-03-2014 11:57 PM

    A new executive board of the Aukaf-e-Shahi Trust (Bhopal) was constituted on Sunday. Former cricketer Late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore's daughter, Saba Sultan, who is the head of the organisation, made this announcement in a press conference here. Former MP and Waqf Board's former chairman Gufran-e-Azam, industrialist...
  • Bombay HC asks government to consider PIL seeking to share 'Aadhaar' data with EC 14-03-2014 05:45 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the union government and the Election Commission of India to consider a PIL seeking to share data collected during the process of issuance of Aadhar cards with the EC which can subsequently use it to register voters. The PIL filed by NGO 'Matoshri...
  • Sir Ratan Tata Trust inks 10-year pact with Uttarakhand government 07-03-2014 11:21 PM

    Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) hasinked a 10-year pact with the Uttarakhand government tocommence the second phase of Himmotthan project, which aims toempower the residents of the state. In 2004, SRTT had signed a 10-year agreement with theUttarakhand government for the first phase of the project.Citing the example of Himachal...
  • Schools, colleges shut as leopard that entered hospital strays into city 24-02-2014 12:37 PM

    A leopard has strayed into Meerut creating panic and prompting administration to order closure of schools and colleges. District administration has also appealed for closure of markets in the city as forest administration and army officials failed to trace the feline which sneaked into the city on Sunday. At least...
  • Two weeks in office, Rawat government survives no-trust vote 18-02-2014 09:44 PM

    The fledgling Harish Rawat government in Uttarakhand on Tuesday survived the opposition sponsored no-trust motion as it was defeated on the floor of the House. After holding a marathon six-hour debate on the no-confidence motion moved by the leader of Opposition Ajay Bhatt, Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal put it to...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Companies set up 10 electoral trusts 11-02-2014 04:39 PM

    With the Lok Sabha polls drawing near, the count of electoral trusts set up by companies to channelise their political funding is on the rise and at least 10 such entities have been registered, including those by Reliance, Tatas, Mahindras and Birlas. The trusts are being set up under a...
  • Congress gives no trust notice against Naveen Patnaik government 03-02-2014 09:43 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Opposition Congress on Monday served a no-confidence notice in Odisha Assembly against the Naveen Patnaik ministry accusing it of failing on all fronts. "We have served a notice for no trust motion as people of the state and the assembly has no confidence in the state government run by...
  • Cabinet has cleared metro for Nagpur: Prithviraj Chavan 29-01-2014 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said that the Cabinet had cleared a metro proposal for Nagpur. A special purpose vehicle will be set up for the project. The state government had consulted the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) about the metro service in Nagpur. It was...
  • No hasty decision in health reforms: Delhi minister 19-01-2014 06:40 PM

    The Delhi government will not take any hasty decision in health reforms in the city and will study all subsidy models for implementation to make treatment affordable for the poor, Health Minister Satyendra Jain said on Sunday. Cost of medical treatment today has increased so much that poor people are...
  • World's first Ramayan University to set up in Bihar 06-01-2014 06:52 PM

    A Hindu trust in Bihar plans to set up the world's first Ramayan University in the state's Vaishali district. "We have decided to set up a Ramayan University that will function as an advanced centre of research on Ramayan," said Acharya Kishore Kunal, secretary of the Patna-based cash-rich Mahavir Mandir...
  • AAP clears round one with ease 02-01-2014 10:25 PM

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi won round one of its battle by earning an easy majority in the trust vote today. In the past week questions were raised over Congress' support to AAP during the confidence motion, but today, as Kejriwal used the opportunity to...
  • Kejriwal's emotional pitch, calmness force opposition to remain silent 02-01-2014 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal won the trust vote in Delhi Assembly in style. He delivered a very short speech seeking the support of 'others'. He made sure that his emotional pitch works. The Chief Minister refrained from using big words, his speech was very simple. But, it was...
  • Kejriwal wins trust vote, lists 20-point agenda 02-01-2014 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: When Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal spoke in the Delhi Assembly during the debate on confidence motion, he did what he is best at - connecting with the common man by speaking of their woes, insecurities and the complete disdain for the political class. While highlighting the aspirations of...
  • Voting on trust vote in Delhi Assembly today 02-01-2014 03:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Assembly will vote on the motion of confidence moved by the Aam Aadmi Party government on Thursday evening. AAP is likely to sail through the trust vote as the Congress party has said it will continue giving outside support to the party. Kejriwal has said that...
  • Live: Arvind Kejriwal wins trust vote after an emotional speech 02-01-2014 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: 6:33 pm Arvind Kejriwal wins confidence motion in Delhi Assembly. 6:25PM: Kejriwal brings forth a 17 point demand : "VIP rule should end in Delhi and the entire nation. I don't understand why traffic is stopped when ministers are there out on the road. I stop at traffic...
  • People will lose faith if Congress withdraws support from AAP: Anna 02-01-2014 12:42 PM

    Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare hoped that AAP will win the trust vote easily. "Many people doubt that Congress might not support AAP in the trust vote. If that happens, people will lose faith in Congress. That's why I think they will give support and AAP will win the trust vote,"...
  • Delhi assembly sessions begins today 01-01-2014 09:05 AM

    New Delhi: The newly-appointed Delhi Cabinet will hold its first session this year. The session is expected to continue for seven days during which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is also expected to seek a vote of confidence. The newly elected MLA's from the Aam Aadmi Party will take their oath...
  • Family of Decemeber 16 gangrape victim to set up a trust 29-12-2013 07:23 PM

    Ballia: A year after the death of the 23-year-old woman who was brutally gangraped by six men in a bus in Delhi, her family has decided to set up a trust in her name to help women facing atrocities. The father of the victim, who visited their native village on...
  • Over 600 women come together to narrate their tales of empowerment 21-12-2013 11:43 AM

    Over 600 women belonging to community-based organisation Nari Sangh from nine districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh congregated at Mau town to share their success stories, announce their future programmes and seek government support. "We have been experiencing women empowerment through various initiatives being implemented in nine districts of eastern UP...
  • 11 fresh cases lodged against Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust 12-12-2013 02:49 PM

    Eleven fresh cases of stamp duty evasion have been registered by the Uttarakhand government against Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust, spelling more trouble for the yoga guru. All the eleven cases registered pertain to stamp duty evasion and date back eight years or more, Haridwar District Magistrate Nidhi Pandey, on whose...
  • Army opposes encroachment on defence land 07-12-2013 07:57 PM

    The army has raised objections to thealleged encroachment on a defence land in Jaipur and issued a notice tocivil authorities in Kota.The notice was served to Urban Improvement Trust (UIT) bythe local military authorities recently for encroachment ofdefence land. The army raised objection to construction of anoverbridge, which, it claims,...
  • Police register cases against Ramdev’s Divya Yoga Trust 29-11-2013 04:47 PM

    Uttarakhand Police on Friday registered two more cases against Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's 'Divya Yoga Mandir Trust' for allegedly breaching norms in two land purchases in Roorkee town of Haridwar. The Trust has been accused of violating the terms regarding the use of the land, officials said. With this, the...
  • Bookaroo to come to Delhi for its 6th children's literature festival 23-11-2013 07:48 AM

    New Delhi: It is the big outing-of-the-year for the children of Delhi when Bookaroo comes to town. The children's literature festival is all set for its sixth edition on November 23 and 24. Organised by the Bookaroo Trust, this year's edition of the festival moves to a bigger and more...
  • Congress burns Ramdev effigies across the state 21-11-2013 07:26 PM

    A day after the Vijay Bahuguna government charged Ramdev's Trust with gross violation of land laws, Congress in Uttarakhand on Thursday burnt effigies of the Yoga guru demanding his immediate arrest. Congress workers gathered outside party offices in all 13 district headquarters and burnt Ramdev's effigies. "Ramdev has not only...
  • Mulayam Singh demands ban on English in Parliament 17-11-2013 04:56 PM

    Etawah: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has demanded that English should be banned in Parliament, saying that MPs of non-Hindi speaking states should be encouraged to speak in Hindi. "There should be a ban on English address in Parliament. Countries which use their mother tongue are more developed. It's...
  • Mumbai: Two dead after part of a wall collapses in Chembur 20-10-2013 05:41 PM

    Mumbai: Two children died after a part of a wall collapsed at Vishweswar Mandir Trust in Chembur. Disaster Management said that the children, aged 7 and 8, were playing near the wall when the incident took place. Further details are awaited. ...
  • Oprah Winfrey to auction personal items for charity 20-10-2013 12:18 PM

    Los Angeles: Chat show queen Oprah Winfrey is auctioning personal items from her various residences for charity. The collectables include signed poster prints from her movies, a marble bathtub and a doll. The 59-year-old is hoping to raise funds for her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation College Fund, which benefits...