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Crack down on any possible nexus between road contractors and authorities: Parl Panel
A parliamentary panel has recommended that NHAI and other wings of the road transport ministry crack down on any possible nexus between contractors and approving authorities, including the independent engineer who is a third party to monitor quality works.
Amit Shah accuses previous UP govts of neglecting development of Hindu religious centres
In an apparent swipe at the SP, BSP and the Congress, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said those who governed Uttar Pradesh earlier had not done development of Hindu religious centres due to their vote-bank politics and asserted that his BJP will form the government with a bigger majority in the 2022 assembly polls.
Parliamentary committee on home affairs to visit Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh
The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs will pay a visit to Jammu & Kashmir as well as Ladakh from August 17 to 21 for a detailed examination of matters relating to administration, development and people’s welfare in the two Union territories.
J&K Police to deny security clearance for passport, govt services to stone pelters
The Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday said that it will not give security clearance for passport verification and government services to those involved in stone-pelting and other subversive activities. In a circular order issued by the Criminal Investigation Department of the J&K police, the senior superintendent of police (SSP), CID, Special Branch of Kashmir, directed all the field to ensure that the person's involvement in stone-pelting cases be specifically looked into.
Rainfall 7% below normal in July: IMD
After its vigorous revival in the first week of July that saw floods, cloudburst and landslides in several parts of the country, the Southwest Monsoon ended with a seven per cent deficit for the month, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.
Assam govt will go to Supreme Court soon, says CM Himanta Biswa Sarma amid border row with Mizoram
The Assam government will go to Supreme Court soon, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said amid border dispute with Mizoram. Speaking about Mizoram Police registering an FIR against him, the Assam chief minister said if filing an FIR resolves the issue, he will appear before the police station. "I'm happy if filing an FIR against me resolves the issue, I'll go and appear before any police station. But I will not allow our officers to be investigated," Sarma told reporters.