Top Bollywood producers, including veteran Ramesh Sippy, Gulzar and Mukesh Bhatt, met Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore here on Monday to demand the removal of Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani.
Taking a serious view of continued erection of digital banners along road sides and on pavements in the city despite its orders, the Madras High Court has directed the authorities to remove them and file a report by tomorrow.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati
on Tuesday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should
abolish central excise duty on diesel and roll back recent
hike in prices of diesel, petrol, LPG and kerosene oil.
A major administrative reshuffle took place in the Uttar Pradesh government following removal of Vijay Shanker Pandey from the post of principal secretary information for his alleged links with Pune stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan.
The Information and
Broadcasting ministry has opted for Additional Solicitor
General Mohan Parasaran to represent it in the Supreme Court
in a case seeking the removal of suspended Prasar Bharati CEO
B S Lalli.
In the first step for possible
removal of controversial AFSPA, a high-powered committee
comprising State government officials and a top army commander
met to review withdrawal of Disturbed Area Act from
Srinagar and Budgam.
The process to remove defiant State Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari got a fillip with Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Tuesday referring the matter to the Supreme Court, an official said.