NEWS ON AIR http://newsonair.nic.in/Default.aspx Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR Top News Former SC judge to hold inquiry into allegations of conspiracy against CJI http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362700 NAT The Supreme Court on Thursday constituted a one-man panel of former apex court judge Justice A K Patnaik to hold an inquiry into the allegations of a larger conspiracy to frame Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and fixing of benches in the top court. CAT stays suspension of officer who checked PM's helicopter in Odisha http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362703 NAT The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) at Bengaluru on Thursday stayed the order of the Election Commission suspending IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin for checking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's helicopter in Odisha during an election campaign. Delhi court reserves order on Christian Michel's plea http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362704 NAT A Delhi Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea by Christian Michel, which accused the Enforcement Directorate, ED, of politicising the case by leaking the charge sheet to the media. ED files supplementary charge sheet against O P Chautala http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362702 NAT The Enforcement Directorate, ED, on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet against former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala in connection with a money laundering case. Campaigning picks up steam for 4th phase of LS polls http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362650 NAT Campaigning for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections picked up steam with the top leaders of various political parties holding rallies and road shows at different places to woo voters. AAP releases manifesto; Kejriwal says party to gain full statehood for Delhi http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362693 NAT Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that his party will gain full statehood for Delhi and that the seven seats will play a key role in forming the government at the Centre. NIA raids in UP's Amroha in new IS module case; 5 arrested http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362682 NAT The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh last night and arrested five people in connection with their alleged links with the Islamic State (IS) terror module. 21 Opposition leaders seek review of SC order on matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362678 NAT Twenty one Opposition leaders have moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its order on matching of Voter-verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). 66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362661 NAT The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. CBI issues look out notice against Chairman, Vice Chairman of Bhushan Steel Ltd in bank fraud case http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362663 NAT CBI has issued Look Out Circulars, LOCs against the Chairman and the Vice Chairman of Bhushan Power and Steel Limited in a bank fraud case. Cheating case: Court to hear plea to cancel former SC employee's bail on May 23 http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362668 NAT A Delhi court said on Wednesday, it will hear on May 23 the police plea to cancel the bail of a former Supreme Court employee, who has accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, in a cheating and criminal intimidation case. Prestige and strength of India has been enhanced during last 5 years: PM Modi http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362666 NAT Senior BJP Leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asserted that the prestige and strength of India has been enhanced in the World during last five years regime of BJP led Government at the Centre. Rohit Shekhar Tiwari's wife Apoorva Shukla sent to 2-day police custody http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362664 NAT Rohit Shekhar Tiwari's wife Apoorva Shukla, arrested in connection with his murder, was sent to two-day police custody by a Delhi court on Wednesday. NIA court rejects plea seeking to bar Pragya Thakur from contesting poll http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362662 NAT A special NIA court in Mumbai on Wednesday rejected the application filed by the father of one of the victims of the 2008 Malegaon blast case seeking to bar BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur from contesting the Lok Sabha election. Will go to the root of lawyer's claims of larger conspiracy to frame CJI: SC http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362657 NAT The Supreme Court has said, it will go to the root of the alleged conspiracy and sensational claims made by a lawyer that there was a larger conspiracy to frame Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in the sexual harassment allegations against him. ED attaches properties worth Rs 40 crore of Olympus Granites Pvt Ltd in illegal Granite Mining case http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362658 NAT Enforcement Directorate has attached properties worth 40 crore rupees of Olympus Granites Private limited and others in the illegal Granite Mining case. Jharkhand: PM Modi addresses public meeting at Lohardaga http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362651 NAT Senior BJP leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his government has never discriminated on the basis of religions or castes and tried to secure justice for every India citizen in distress. 17 coordinators appointed to help Indians leave Libya says EAM Sushma Swaraj http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362643 NAT External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said, 17 coordinators, have been appointed to help Indians leaving Libya. Electioneering gains momentum for remaining phases of LS polls http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362599 NAT Electioneering has gained momentum for the remaining four phases of Lok Sabha polls. 66 per cent voter turnout recorded in 3rd phase of LS elections http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362584 NAT 66 per cent polling has been recorded in the third phase of Lok Sabha election. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu says higher education is essential for the development of scientific temper http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362633 NAT Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu called upon universities and institutions to constantly reform the system and ensure that higher education institutions deliver high-quality education. SC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi for his remarks on Rafale verdict http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362598 NAT The Supreme Court has issued a contempt notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the Rafale judgment. India adequately prepared to deal with impact of US decision on buying oil from Iran http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362613 NAT India is adequately prepared to deal with the impact of the US decision to end exemptions from sanctions for countries still buying oil from Iran. Actor Sunny Deol joins BJP http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362616 NAT Actor Sunny Deol joined the BJP today. He was inducted in the party in the presence of Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Nirmala Sitharaman at BJP headquarters in New Delhi. SC directs Centre to disburse funds for infrastructure in subordinate judiciary http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362628 NAT The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to disburse funds allocated for various state governments to develop infrastructure and filling up vacancies in the subordinate judiciary. EC bans Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu from campaigning http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362600 NAT Election Commission has banned Congress leader and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu from election campaign for 72 hours for violating model code of conduct. BJP declares singer Hans Raj Hans as its candidate from North-West Delhi http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362620 NAT BJP has declared singer Hans Raj Hans as its candidate from North-West Delhi Lok Sabha seat denying ticket to sitting MP Udit Raj. All India Radio, Publication Division & Children's Film Society of India given Swacchta Pakhwada Awards-2019 http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362619 NAT All India Radio, Publication Division and Children's Film Society of India were given Swacchta Pakhwada Awards-2019 in New Delhi today. IMD advisories to farmers resulted in high yield of agricultural products across the country http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362617 NAT Deputy Director General, India Meteorological Department, S D Attri has said that weather-related advisories by the department to the farmers has resulted in the high yield of agricultural products across the country. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses Naval Commanders Conference http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362615 NAT Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the Naval Commanders Conference that began in New Delhi today. PM Modi cast his vote in 3rd phase of Lok Sabha elections at booth in Ahmedabad http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362611 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi today cast his vote in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections at a booth in Ahmedabad. SC grants time to ex-Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar to reply to CBI's plea in chit-fund scam http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362610 NAT The Supreme Court yesterday granted time to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to file his additional reply to the CBI's claim that he withheld information relating to call data records of the accused in the chit fund scam. BJP fields ex-cricketer Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362585 NAT BJP has fielded former cricketer Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi Lok Sabha seat while Meenakshi Lekhi has been pitted again from New Delhi Parliamentary constituency. CPI(M) approaches EC over alleged MCC violation by PM Modi http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362593 NAT CPI(M) on Monday approached the Election Commission, alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was violating Model Code Conduct by reportedly invoking the armed forces in the election campaign. Rahul Gandhi expresses regret over his remarks on Rafale verdict in SC http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362579 NAT Congress President Rahul Gandhi today filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, expressing regret over his remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding Rafale verdict which the apex court had said was "incorrectly attributed" to it. Political leaders hold rallies for remaining phases of LS polls http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362592 NAT Campaigning for the remaining phases is gaining momentum with the various political parties holding rallies and roadshows. Notification for 7th and final phase of LS Elections being issued today http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362554 NAT Notification for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha Elections is being issued today. Congress releases another list of 5 candidates for LS polls in Haryana http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362555 NAT Congress has released another list of five candidates for Lok Sabha election in Haryana. The party has fielded senior leader and former state Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Sonipat and replaced Faridabad candidate Lalit Nagar with Avtar Singh Bhadana. VVIP chopper case: Delhi court extends till May 3 judicial custody of defence agent http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362583 NAT A Delhi court today extended till 3rd of May the judicial custody of Sushen Mohan Gupta, an alleged defence agent arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP choppers scam case. Nationwide NRC will be implemented if party comes to power says Amit Shah http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362573 NAT BJP President Amit Shah has said that nationwide NRC will be implemented if his party comes back to power at the Centre. Naval Commanders’ Conference - 2019 to begin in New Delhi tomorrow http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362572 NAT The three days long Naval Commanders’ Conference - 2019 will begin in New Delhi tomorrow. The conference is the apex forum within the Service for interaction between the Naval Commanders. SC directs Madras HC to decide plea of TikTok app on Apr 24 http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362570 NAT The Supreme Court has directed the Madras High Court to decide on 24th April a plea of TikTok app seeking to vacate of its ban order. Nasim Zaidi quits Jet Airways board http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362569 NAT Jet Airways' non-executive and non-independent director Nasim Zaidi has quit the board. Mr Zaidi, the former Chief Election Commissioner and ex-civil aviation secretary, joined the Jet Airways board in August last year. EC submits detailed report in SC on biopic of PM Modi http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362567 NAT The Election Commission (EC) today submitted its detailed report to the Supreme Court on the biopic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh says if there is a need to make even more stringent laws, NDA will make it http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362566 NAT Senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, if there is a need to make even more stringent laws for the protection and security of the country, the NDA will definitely make it. PM Modi to address public meetings in Maharashtra and Rajasthan today http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362551 NAT Senior BJP leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address public meetings for remaining phases of Lok Sabha elections at Dindori and Nandurbar in Maharashtra and at Udaipur and Jodhpur in Rajasthan today. BJP releases another list of seven candidates for Lok Sabha polls http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362541 NAT BJP has released another list of seven candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The list contains names of four candidates for Delhi, one each for Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab. Campaigning for 3rd phase of Lok Sabha polls ends http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362510 NAT Campaigning for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections ended this evening. 116 constituencies, spread over 13 States and two Union Territories, will go to polls in this phase on Tuesday.