Backward Classes, India, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes

New National Commission for Backward Classes

The new National Commission for Backward Classes will be constituted under Article 338B and will commence functioning as a constitutional authority, in the same manner as the National Commission for Scheduled Castes under article 338 and the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes under Article 338A. This was stated by Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice […]

Sonu Nigam, Shehla Rashid, Arundhati Roy, Praesh Rawal, Abhijeet, BJP

Sonu Nigam quits Twitter after fellow singer Abhijeet’s account gets banned

Sonu Nigam is angry with the ‘biased’ way Twitter banned fellow singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya’s account following his heated conversation with some left-wing leaders. Sonu Nigam was earlier in a controversy after he spoke against loudspeaker usage during Azan. The singer in a statement on Twitter bid goodbye to his 7 million followers and said the following: […]

Kerala,Indian Union Muslim League, IUML, Kamarunnisa Anwar , BJP

Kerala: Woman Muslim leader sacked for praising BJP

Vanitha League president Kamarunnisa Anwar has been sacked, despite accepting her apology yesterday, by the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML). She was sacked after she had praised BJP and also gave some money to the development fund. She had made these remarks when the BJP party workers came to her Tirur house and sought some donation. […]

aviation , Air India, Shiv Sena, flying rules, passengers

Unruly and disruptive passengers beware!

The Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju and MoS Jayant Singh briefed media today with regard to handling of unruly passengers. They informed that the Civil Aviation Requirement (CAR) on “Handling of unruly/disruptive passengers” is being revised to enhance the safety and security of passengers, crew as well as airlines. During the press conference […]

UK Visa, India, First Home Affairs Dialogue , UK

UK Visa woes: India raises issues with the UK

The First Home Affairs Dialogue between India and UK was held today. The Indian side was led by Union Home Secretary, Rajiv Mehrishi and the UK delegation was led by Patsy Wilkinson, Second Permanent Secretary, Home Office, Government of UK and UK Visa for Indian professionals was raised prominently. The meeting was held as a […]