Orders

  • Rashid Alvi terms Congress's spokesperson list immaterial 2 days ago

    Embarrassed by a string of public disagreements, the party has issued a gag order with the Congress media department head Ajay Maken ruling that only spokespersons were authorised to speak. ...
  • With 4 million pre-orders iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus shatter iPhone 5 record 3 days ago

    New York: Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be delivered to customers starting Friday and throughout September, but many won't be delivered until...
  • Don't need a noun before my name to air my views, says Tewari as Congress names new spokespersons 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A defiant Manish Tewari on Monday hit out at the Congress for virtually putting a gag order against him and Rashid Alvi for speaking "without authorisation". The former information and broadcasting minister said that he didn't need a noun before his name to express his opinions. "There are certain...
  • Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki assures action to improve law and order 5 days ago

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki and Home Minister Tanga Byaling have assured visible actions to improve the deteriorating law and order in the Itanagar capital complex. This assurance was given when a delegation of Arunachal Pradesh Chamber of Commerce & Industries (ACCI) called on them here on Friday. Giving a...
  • Jammu floods: Faced hostility from the locals, says Air Force 6 days ago

    Law and order situation has been affected in many areas of Srinagar. Reports of Army and Air Force personnel facing hostility from locals have cropped up. "We encountered hostility from the locals in the first three days," said Air Force member. ...
  • Microsoft will not hand over overseas email to US prosecutors, despite court order August 30, 2014

    New York: A US judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to US prosecutors, but the software company said it would not release any emails while it appeals the ruling. Chief Judge Loretta Preska of the US District Court...
  • SC issues notice to MP HC judge accused of sexual harassment August 29, 2014

    Gwalior: Two days after a female Gwalior judge approached the Supreme Court over sexual harassment charges directed against a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge, the apex court has issued a notice to the accused. The SC has also put a stay on the MP HC inquiry committee probing the case. The...
  • SC dismisses plea to postpone UPSC prelim exam scheduled on Sunday August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Saturday dismissed the plea of UPSC aspirants seeking a stay on the preliminary entrance examination scheduled on Sunday. This comes in the wake of a recent controversy over the aptitude test. The bench headed by Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar dismissed a petition stating that...
  • UP Police to pursue pending cases against MPs, MLAs August 14, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Police would effectively pursue pending cases against the elected representatives, in which charges have been framed in courts. A review meeting held at the Prosecution Directorate of the state police today deliberated at length on the pending cases against members of Parliament -- Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, and...
  • 20 people arrested in Saharanpur violence July 27, 2014

    The situation remains tensed after 3 people were killed and 23 were injured in violent clashes between 2 groups in Saharanpur on Saturday. 20 people have been arrested. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the Uttar Pradesh government of support. "The state government must ensure to maintain law and order",said...
  • Ruckus in Assembly over poor state of law and order in the state July 21, 2014

    The issue of law and order in Uttar Pradesh on Monday generated heat in Lok Sabha with a BJP member alleging increased incidents of rape, murder and dacoities in the state and Samajwadi Party members protesting her remarks. As Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asked first-time MP Niranjan Jyoti to stop her speech saying...
  • Elaine Stritch, salty star of Broadway, dies at 89 July 18, 2014

    (Reuters) - Elaine Stritch, a husky-voiced actress whose performances over six decades lit up New York's Broadway and London's West End and brought a touch of the profane to the stage with her brassy personality, died on Thursday at age 89. Stritch, who also had Emmy-winning roles on the television shows...
  • Focus on modernisation of police force in UP: Home Secretary July 12, 2014

    Denying allegations that law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has gone out of hand, Chief Secretary (Home) Rakesh Bahadur on Friday said state police was being modernised and over Rs 12,000 crore has been approved by the state Assembly for the purpose. Addressing a press conference after a meeting with...
  • UGC allows 4-year B Tech in Delhi University to continue for students enrolled in 2013 June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In a relief for students admitted for the 4-year B Tech programme in Delhi University, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has agreed to let the varsity continue with the course for the students enrolled in 2013. The panel will also take a decision soon on the BMS...
  • Delhi University informs colleges about UGC orders June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi University on Monday issued a letter to all its colleges informing them about the two orders from the UGC asking it to conduct the admissions under three-year programme and not the four-year undergraduate programme. Copies of the June 21 and June 22 order of the University Grants...
  • UP Legislative Council briefly adjourned over law and order situation in the state June 23, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council was on Monday briefly adjourned following uproar by Opposition over prevailing law and order situation in the state. The issue was raised by BSP and BJP members through adjournment notice demanding a debate on the subject.  Om Prakash Sharma of the Teachers' Group alleged that there...
  • SP government helpless before criminals: BSP June 19, 2014

    The SP government in Uttar Pradesh is helpless in front of criminals and does not have the courage to face the opposition over the "collapsed" law and order situation of the state, opposition BSP said on Thursday. "BSP has moved an adjournment motion for immediate debate on the collapsed law and...
  • Opposition raises slogan against SP government in Assembly, question hour adjourned June 19, 2014

    The first day of the Budget session of Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Thursday witnessed noisy scenes, with opposition members raising slogans against the SP government over the law and order situation in the state, forcing the adjournment of the question hour of both the Houses. Even before the proceedings of the...
  • Murli Manohar Joshi conferred Russia's highest civilian award June 18, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi was on Wednesday conferred Russia's highest civilian award for foreign nationals, "Order of Friendship", for his championing role in fostering ties between the two countries. Joshi was bestowed the award by visiting Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry O Rogozin at a function at the Russian embassy...
  • Prohibitory orders issued in Shamli after protests over BKU leader's remarks June 17, 2014

    Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC have been issued for Shamli district in the wake of protests by locals over alleged remarks by Bharatiya Kisan Union leaders, officials said. District Magistrate NP Singh told reporters on Tuesday that the move is aimed at maintaining the law and order situation in...
  • BJP hits out at SP government over dismal law and order situation, says it has failed June 16, 2014

    The Centre on Monday expressed concern over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh with BJP slamming the Akhilesh Yadav government there for the present state of affairs even as Congress demanded strict action against trouble-makers and miscreants. "This should not be taken as some politics being done by us...
  • UP government asks district, police officers to be more responsive June 13, 2014

    Facing flak over poor law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday asked it officials to be more responsive and said they will be held accountable for any negligence in redressal of public grievance. "As per Chief Minister directions all district level officers will change the work...
  • Maharashtra bans dance bars June 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Cabinet on Thursday approved a draft bill to amend the Dance Bar Prohibition Act to remove a 'legal lacuna' on the ground of which the Supreme Court had struck down its 2005 order to ban dance bars. The move comes as a blow to thousands of bar girls...
  • Murder of Asaram's ex-aide shows complete breakdown of law & order in Gujarat: Congress June 10, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Raking up the murder of Amrut Prajapati, a former aide-turned-baiter of self-styled godman Asaram by unidentified persons, the opposition Congress on alleged that the law and order situation in BJP-ruled Gujarat has completely deteriorated. "Murder of Amrut Prajapati shows that law and order situation has completely deteriorated in Gujarat....
  • Akhilesh holds meet of top officials; asks them to introspect June 10, 2014

    Facing flak over the law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday held a meeting of top officials in Lucknow and said the kind of work expected from the administration and police in the district was "not being done". Akhilesh called a meeting of all...
  • BSP demands dismissal of UP government, stages walkout in RS June 10, 2014

    BSP on Monday demanded dismissal of the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh over deteriorating law and order situation and staged a walkout in the Rajya Sabha. Raising the issue soon after the House met for the day, BSP chief Mayawati raised the issue of alleged Badaun rape case and the...
  • Noida: Akhilesh Yadav orders probe into BJP leader's murder June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday ordered probe into the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijay Pandit in Greater Noida. He said that guilty will not be spared. Earlier in the day, the Noida Police detained four people in connection with the murder of Pandit. Police...
  • SC agrees to hear plea against eviction of Campa Cola society residents May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a fresh plea against the imminent eviction of residents of illegal flats in Campa Cola society in Mumbai. The apex court will hear the plea on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued notices to the residents asking them to hand...
  • UP government issued directives issued to officials to maintain law and order May 9, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Friday issued necessary directives to officials concerned for maintaining law and order during and after counting of votes of the Lok Sabha elections in the state. "Directives have been issued to all the divisional commissioners, IGs zone, range DIGs, DMs and SPs for maintaining law and order...