INDIA
‘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 ...
  


CBI transfers SP investigating Chanda Kochhar case
ICICI BANK SCAM
27.01.19 - Team PT

The CBI has transferred the investigating officer in the ICICI Bank case as its "discreet inquiry" suggested his role in leaking information related to searches, officials said on Sunday.

Superintendent of police Sudhanshu Dhar Mishra was transferred to Ranchi, a day after filing the FIR in ...
  


Ayodhya hearing deferred; SC judge 'unavailable' on Tuesday
27.01.19 - Team PT

The hearing of the Ayodhya title suit case in the Supreme Court on Tuesday has been deferred following the non-availability of one of the five judges on the constitution bench.

The disputed matter won't be taken up due to the non-availability of Justice S A Bobde. ...
  


Priyanka Gandhi Vadra enters active politics, appointed in-charge of UP East
23.01.19 - Team PT

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, has finally taken the plunge into politics. Just months ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Congress appointed her as general secretary of Uttar Pradesh East. She will take charge in the second week ...
  


How Modi's decision to buy 36 Rafales raised price of each by 41%?
19.01.19 - Team PT

THE MODI GOVERNMENT’s decision to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France instead of 126 as asked for by the Indian Air Force for six squadrons led to an increase in the price of each jet by more than 41 percent, The Hindu has claimed ...
  


Supreme Court reinstates Alok Verma as CBI Chief
SETBACK FOR MODI GOVERNMENT
08.01.19 - TEAM PT

IN A BIG setback to Modi government, the Supreme Court today reinstated Alok Verma as the CBI chief, three months after the government divested him of his powers and sent him on forced leave in a midnight swoop.
 
Alok Verma can go back to his office ...
  


Congress ready to go alone in UP, after SP-BSP snub
ALLIANCE?
05.01.19 - TEAM PT

THE CONGRESS ON Saturday indicated that it was willing to go alone in Uttar Pradesh after BSP supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav met in Delhi to agree on seat sharing arrangements on Friday.

PL Punia, a Rajya Sabha member ...
  


PM Modi attacks Congress over 1984 riots, Karzamaafi
MODI IN PUNJAB
03.01.19 - TEAM PT

PRIME MINISTER Narendra Modi on Thursday attacked the Congress over the party's involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and took a jibe at Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath while speaking at a rally in Punjab's Gurdaspur.
 
Modi said, "Jinka itihaas hazaron Sikh bhai behno ko ...
  


Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie move SC, say Rafale verdict relies on centre's 'Incorrect' claims
RAFALE ROW
02.01.19 - TEAM PT

Former BJP ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan, have requested the Supreme Court seeking a review of its December 14 verdict in Rafale case.
 
The three are also asking for 'recalling of Rafale's judgement' and for a granting of an oral ...
  


'Stop The Criminalisation of Triple Talaq'
OPEN LETTER BY SOCIAL ACTIVISTS
27.12.18 - TEAM PT

We, the undersigned individuals, women’s rights activists and allies of the women’s movements, are opposed to the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018 in its present form. We appeal to the Members of Rajya Sabha to completely withdraw the Bill and significantly ...
  


Former bureaucrats in an open letter slam Modi, call for Yogi's resignation
BULANDSHAHR VIOLENCE
22.12.18 - TEAM PT

IN A SHARP criticism of the Uttar Pradesh government over 80 retired bureaucrats on Tuesday in an open letter, said the death of a cop in the Bulandshahr incident was a killing with intent and a murder most foul that amplifies the lawlessness in Uttar ...
  



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