Made Aadhaar mandatory to prevent fund diversion to shell companies: Centre

new-aadhaar-card-center-in-south-delhiThe centre on Thursday justified making Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns. Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi said that the centre had found a number of PAN cards being used to divert funds.

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Not IS, not IM: This was a brand new terror group in the making

terrorist1It was a big module in the making and these alleged operatives were in the process of staking up a huge cache of arms. While the police have still not be able to ascertain which group they belong to, investigators say the operatives were planning a major attack across different cities in the country.

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Local bias in judicial inquiries has tarnished the image of the Indian Army

army_647_071616121033Local bias in judicial inquiries at Jammu and Kashmir is giving the Indian Army a bad name, the Supreme Court was told. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the court that the Army cannot be subject to FIRs for carrying out operations against militants in insurgency hit areas of J&K and Manipur. There is local bias in judicial inquiries that is tarnishing the image of the Indian Army, the AG further submitted.

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IS claims attack on French police which killed 1, injured 2

champThe Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on the French police that left 1 dead and two wounded. The IS claimed the attack by making an announcement through its news agency, Amaq.

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Aurangabad-Hyderabad train derails in Bidar, Karnataka

railwayThe engine and two bogies of the Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derailed near Kagalpura in Aurad taluk of Bidar in Karnataka early Friday morning. The incident took place between the Khagalpur and Bhalki stations.

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Give us Rana and Headley: India asks the US once again

rana-headleyThe United States has assured India that it would look into its request to question David Headley and Tawwahur Rana. While India has questioned Headley once in the past, it has not been able to access Rana yet. India feels that the investigations into the Mumbai 26/11 attack will not be conclusive unless Rana is questioned.

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I want to learn English, Sasikala tells jail officials in Bengaluru

sasi-jail1Politically irrelevant and out of the thick of action, Sasikala Natarajan has decided to pick up a book and learn how to speak English. Lodged in the Bengaluru central jail after being sentenced to four years imprisonment in the disproportionate assets case, Sasikala has requested jail authorities to provide her an English tutor.

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Ravindra Gaikwad flies again, but this time incident free

gaikwadShiv Sena Member of Parliament Ravindra Gaikwad who had a bad run with Air India after he assaulted one of their staff took a flight from Hyderabad to Delhi on Thursday. He flew business class on a 4 pm flight on Thursday from Hyderabad.

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Warrant against Zakir Naik for promoting enmity

zakirnaikA non-bailable arrest warrant has been issued against Dr Zakir Naik on the ground for promoting enmity between communities. The order was issued by a special court of the National Investigation Agency in Mumbai.

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Panama papers: Reprieve for Nawaz Sharif, SC order JIT probe

nawazThe Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered the formation of a joint investigation team to probe prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family in connection with the Panama papers case. A five-judge bench comprising Justices Asif Saeed Khosa, Gulzar Ahmed, Ejaz Afzal Khan, Azmat Saeed and Ijazul Ahsan delivered a 3-2 split verdict in the matter.

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