MP Priyanka Chaturvedi questions MEA on Katchatheevu Island ownership

Member of Parliament Priyanka Chaturvedi has spotlighted a glaring disparity in the Ministry of External Affairs' responses to RTI queries regarding the ownership of Katchatheevu Island. Her remarks have triggered a wave of controversy, casting doubts on the consistency of India's position on the matter.

Millionaire former legislators owe over Rs. 5 crores to J&K govt

SRINAGAR: 47 Former MLAs of the 12th Jammu and Kashmir Assembly including Cabinet Ministers are yet to repay the loans taken from the erstwhile state assembly for building, repairing or purchasing homes. In all, they owe around Rs 5.7 crores to the state exchequer, an RTI reply has revealed. Jammu-based lawyer Advocate Sheikh Shakeel applied […]

PM Modi didn’t take even a single leave in last 9 years: RTI reply

Pune-based activist, Prafful Sarda, received a response to his RTI application inquiring about PM Narendra Modi's leave records, revealing that the PM has not taken any leave

Saket Gokhale arrest: TMC to rake up ‘excesses’ by Central agencies in Winter Session

On a day when their National Spokesperson Saket Gokhale was picked up by Gujarat Police for an alleged tweet against the Morbi accident, sources in Trinamool Congress told The New Indian the party would rake up the issue of use of central agencies against members of Opposition in the Parliament.  “Discussions on federal structure is […]

Policy of giving special benefits encouraged Partition: CIC on SC ruling

The Central Information Commission has said the 1993 Supreme Court order allowing remuneration to imams in mosques violates the Constitution. Making a strong remark against the SC ruling, CIC also said that the policy of ‘giving special benefits’ to Muslim community encouraged ‘fissiparous tendencies’ among a section leading to the partition of India. In 1993, […]

64,827 Families Left Kashmir Valley In 1990: RTI Reply In 2020

  SRINAGAR: A total of 64,827 families left the Kashmir Valley in 1990 due to “onset of militancy”, said the Jammu and Kashmir government in an RTI reply, which, activist Praffull Sarda, who sought the information, called “surprising”. The Pune-based businessman criticised the government for not acknowledging that Kashmiri Pandits were forced to leave the […]