Khehar

Supreme Court collegium clears 51 names for appointment as HC judges

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar has cleared the names of 51 judges for appointment to 10 high courts across the country. According to a Times of India report, 14 names were recommended for the Bombay High Court, while nine were cleared for the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Six names each were cleared for Patna and Telangana and Andhra Pradesh high courts, and four each for Delhi and Chhattisgarh high courts.The report said three names were recommended for appointment to the Jammu & Kashmir HC. Jharkhand and Gauhati high courts are likely to get two judges.

Badgam

Quick thinking army commander saved many lives in Budgam

New Delhi: An image of the Indian Army tying a stone pelter on their jeep has surfaced on social media. Although several people hailed the move, quite a few termed this action as barbaric. Omar Abdullah was the first to join the voice against the Indian Army for this action. Here is the truth about the incident which happened today. You be the judge and decide for yourself whether the Indian Army did the right or wrong thing.

Bjp 2017

BJP to mull over eastward expansion at it's national executive meet

New Delhi: With the BJP returning to power in Uttar Pradesh after a hiatus of 15 years, the party is all perked-up to fight it out as effectively in the upcoming state assembly polls in the run-up to 2019 Lok Sabha elections. This was the mood among the office bearers who are in Bhubaneswar to attend party's national executive meet, which begins on Saturday.  Gaining strength in the eastern states is on the top of BJP president Amit Shah's to-do list now. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, besides Shah himself are likely to give a call for pushing the party's expansion in the new territories.

Mother Of All Bombs

To destroy ISIS base, US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ in Afghanistan

New Delhi: In an evidence of what is being touted as "more muscular US foreign policy", the United States on Thursday dropped "the mother of all bombs," the largest non-nuclear device it has ever unleashed in combat, on a network of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan , the military said.The strike occurred at 7:32 pm (1502 GMT).

According to agency reports, the 21,600 pound (9,797 kg) GBU-43 bomb was dropped from a MC-130 aircraft in the Achin district of Nangarhar province, close to the border with Pakistan. Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump said, the GBU-43, also known as the "mother of all bombs," is a GPS-guided munition and was first tested in March 2003. It is regarded as particularly effective against clusters of targets on or just underneath the ground.

Rajori

AAP thrashed in Delhi Assembly bypoll from Rajouri Garden, loses deposit

New Delhi:The ruling Aam Aadmi Party has been thrashed in the Rajouri Garden assembly seat in west Delhi. The seat fell vacant early this year after AAP's Jarnail Singh quit as MLA to contest the Punjab Assembly poll against SAD patron Parkash Singh Badal.

The BJP registered a huge victory handing a humiliating defeat to the ruling Aam Aadmi Party, which finished a distant third and even lost deposit. BJP-SAD joint candidate Manjinder Singh Sirsa bagged 40,602 seats, over 50 per cent of the total votes polled, in a boost for the saffron party ahead of the April 23 municipal polls. Congress' Meenakshi Chandela finished second with 25,950 votes while AAP's Harjeet Singh managed to get only 10,243 votes, less than one-sixth of the total votes polled, and lost deposit.

In terms of vote share, the Congress staged a turnaround of sorts by getting around 33 per cent of the total votes cast,in a jump of over 21 per cent over the 2015 Assembly polls. Around 47 per cent of the over 1.6 lakh electors of the west Delhi seat had cast their vote on April 9. With the victory, the BJP's tally in the 70-member Delhi Assembly will become four. The Congress does not have any presence in the House.