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CJI Ranjan Gogoi on sexual harassment allegation:
20.04.19 - Team PT

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today strongly denied allegations of sexual harassment and said the independence of the judiciary is "under threat" and it "cannot be made a scapegoat". 

In an "extraordinary and unusual hearing" presided over by him and called at a moment's notice ...
  


Ill-advised orders will increase resentment and sense of alienation
CIVILIAN TRAFFIC BAN ON SRINAGAR HIGHWAY
14.04.19 - VIPIN PUBBY

THE SITUATION IN the troubled Kashmir valley is turning from bad to worse. The handling of the situation particularly after the imposition of Governor’s rule has left much to be desired. 

The Pulwama incident, in which 40 security personnel were martyred, was indeed a very unfortunate ...
  


Doubling Farmers' Income, Ram Temple: Highlights From BJP's Manifesto
BJP SANKALP PATRA 2019
08.04.19 - TEAM PT

The Bharatiya Janata Party, three days ahead of the start of 2019 Lok Sabha polls on April 11; released its manifesto for general election 2019. With the tag line "Phir Ek Bar, Modi Sarkar,” top BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief ...
  


WAR ON TV - “Quit the profession, Dammit!”— Arnab Goswami tells Shekhar Gupta
DIRTY WAR AS REPUBLIC UTTERS PRINT, PRINT, IMPRINTED, UNPRINTABLE
05.04.19 - PT MEDIA DESK

A DIRTY intra-media war broke out on Indian news television as Republic TV's Arnab Goswami warned, dared and asked senior journalist Shekhar Gupta and a couple of other journalists to quit the profession and threatened to expose them over their alleged role in the coverage ...
  


Congress releases manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha elections
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MANIFESTO
02.04.19 - TEAM PT

With 2019 Lok Sabha elections less than two weeks away, the Congress party on Tuesday announced its manifesto for the polls naming it ‘Jan Awaaz’. The manifesto was released in the presence Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh. Priyanka Gandhi and other ...
  


What is media hiding, and why?
29.03.19 - PT BUREAU

Two students of a boarding school in Dehradun kill a little boy, a 12-year-old student, because they thought a mischief he committed was the reason their hostel outing was cancelled.

"It is not Doon school, as some are saying...It is a school in a very remote ...
  


Congress promises Rs 72,000 per year to poorest families
ELECTIONS 2019
25.03.19 - Team PT

Addressing the media after the Congress Working Committee meeting, party president Rahul Gandhi said they will provide Rs. 72,000 per annum to the poorest families, if voted to power.

The scheme would cover 5 crore families and benefit nearly 25 crore people, said Gandhi after the ...
  


Mahagatbandhan: Congress continues to suffer from inertia
ELECTIONS 2019
21.03.19 - Vipin Pubby

IN THE ABSENCE of any discernible wave in favour of any political party or leader, as had happened in 2014, the ensuing general elections appear to be headed for a battle between alliance partners. Going by the recent developments, it is evident that while the ...
  


Lok Sabha Elections: 7 Rounds From April 11 To May 19, Results On May 23
10.03.19 - Team PT

The national election will be held in seven rounds from 11 April and the results will be announced on May 23, the Election Commission said on Sunday. Voting will be held across India on April 11, April 19, April 23, April 29, May 6, May ...
  


Punjab CM condemns grenade attack on bus at Jammu
07.03.19 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has strongly condemned the cowardly grenade attack on a Punjab Roadways bus by suspected militants at Jammu bus stand and has directed the State Chief Secretary and DGP to coordinate with their counterparts in Jammu & Kashmir to ensure ...
  


‘Rafale documents cited by Prashant Bhushan were stolen from Defence Ministry’: Govt tells SC
06.03.19 - TEAM PT

KK Venugopal, Attorney General of India on Wednesday told the Supreme Court, which is hearing review petitions in the Rafale deal case, that certain documents pertaining to the purchase of the fighter jets have been stolen from the defence ministry.
 
A three-judge bench comprising Chief ...
  


Pak won’t hesitate to nuke India if faced with defeat, warns Amarinder
04.03.19 - Team PT

Even as he asserted that neither country could afford a full-scale war, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday warned that Pakistan would not hesitate to use its nuclear arsenal if it felt it was losing out against India in a conventional war. 
 
Pointing out ...
  


MEA confirms MIG-21 pilot missing in action, Pakistan claims he is in their custody
India verifying Pak claims of capture
27.02.19 - TEAM PT

An Indian Air Force pilot who engaged Pakistani jets that violated Indian airspace this morning is missing in action, the government has said. A foreign ministry spokesperson said India is verifying Pakistani claims that the pilot is in its custody.
 
MEA spoksperson Raveesh Kumar said ...
  


Yes, We Struck Pakistan: Foreign Secretary gives out details
IAF Strike
26.02.19 - TEAM PT

Indian forces carried out a strike at the biggest camp of the terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakote early this morning, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said on Tuesday, hours after IAF dropped 1,000 pound bombs in a thickly-forested hilltop that has eliminated a large number of ...
  


War is not a picnic, former RAW chief warns PM Modi
24.02.19 - Team PT

FORMER CHIEF OF RAW A. S. Dulat said that war was not a picnic and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to weigh his widely speculated options against Pakistan with preference for an aggressive diplomacy.

"Prime Minister Modi has been lucky so far, but he must weigh ...
  


“Disaster” describe Adivasi rights group as Supreme Court orders eviction of tribespeople
23.02.19 - Team PT

The Supreme Court has ordered the eviction of up to 8 million tribal and other forest-dwelling people, in what campaigners have described as "an unprecedented disaster,” and "the biggest mass eviction in the name of conservation, ever” claims Survival International, an organisation that champions tribal ...
  


Attacks on Kashmiris: SC cracks whip, tells Centre, States to stop violence
PUNJAB NOW AMONG 11
22.02.19 - PT Bureau

Top court issues notice to Centre, 11 states, including Punjab 

NEW DELHI, Feb 22: Sending clear signals that it is perturbed over the country-wide attacks on Kashmiri students, the Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre and 11 states, including Punjab, asking for prompt action ...
  


Operation Karaoke: Cobrapost stings 36 Bollywood celebrities
READY TO PROMOTE A POLITICAL PARTY FOR MONEY
19.02.19 - Team PT

Cobrapost is back at it and this time, the company has released an expose called 'Operation Karaoke' which shows involvment of over 30 celebrities willing to accept large sums of money in exchange of propagating messages in favour of political parties. 
 
Cobrapost, on Tuesday, released the ...
  


Woman gang-raped by 12 near Ludhiana, police conduct raids
11.02.19 - Team PT

The Punjab Police on Monday conducted raids at various places in Ludhiana district after a young woman alleged she was gang-raped by 12 men at a farmhouse near Jagraon town after she and her male friend were attacked and abducted.
 
No arrests have been made so ...
  


15th Fin Comm notifies committee to resolve Punjab’s 31000 Cr food account legacy issue
11.02.19 - Team PT

To resolve the pending Rs. 31000 crore food legacy issue of Punjab, 15th Finance Commission today set up a committee.
 
Commission chairman NK Singh, who had during a recent meeting with the Punjab Government conceded the gravity of the issue, today gave approval to the issuance ...
  



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