Ram Rahim gets life term in scribe murder case

Panchkula (CHANDIGARH), January 17: A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Court in Panchkula on Thursday announced life sentence to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in connection with the murder case of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati. Three…

Two women who entered Sabarimala ask SC for police protection

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 17: Two women who made history by becoming the first to enter the Sabarimala hill temple in Kerala have approached the Supreme Court to seek protection. Bindu Ammini, 40, a law lecturer at Kerala’s Kannur University and…

Amit Shah recovering well, will be discharged soon: BJP

New Delhi, January 17: Day after BJP president Amit Shah was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi for treatment of swine flu, the party said he was doing well. “Doctors, post check up…

Maharashtra can’t ban dance bars, says SC, sets aside 2016 law provisionsNational

Maharashtra can’t ban dance bars, says SC, sets aside 2016 law provisions

New Delhi, January 17: The Supreme Court said on Thursday Maharashtra could not ban dance bars, even as it set aside certain provisions of a 2016 law that imposed restrictions on licensing and functioning of dance bars in the state.…

CAG refuses to share Rafale audit; cites breach of Parliament

New Delhi, January 15: The Comptroller and Auditor General has refused to disclose details about its audit in the controversial Rafale aircraft deal, saying the process is not yet complete and any disclosure at this stage will amount to breach…

Appointment of CBI interim chief ‘illegal’, says Kharge; demands immediate selection panel meet

New Delhi, January 15: Leader of Congress Mallikarjun Kharge has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, terming the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as the CBI’s interim director “illegal” and demanding that a meeting of the selection committee be convened…

Judges should sit with text of law in context to life: Chief Justice

NEW DELHI, January 15: Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Monday said that most of the people who study court and law are oblivious of the experiences of the ordinary people to get justice from the court and the task of a…

Plea filed against CAB, SC says wait for Rajya Sabha decision

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 15: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to intervene “at this stage” on a petition challenging a series of subordinate laws notified by the Government which allows naturalisation of illegal immigrants who are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains,…

Woman who entered Sabarimala temple beaten up by mother-in-law

Thiruvananthapuram, January 15: One of the two women who had entered the Sabarimala temple defying tradition, alleged on Tuesday that she was beaten up by her mother-in-law after an altercation on the issue leading to her hospitalisation. Kanakadurga, 44, who…

Army Day celebrated, President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi greet forces

New Delhi, January 15: The Indian Army on Tuesday celebrated the 71st Army Day, which is observed on January 15 every year to mark the taking over of the force by an Indian commander-in-chief, Lieutenant General KM Cariappa, from the…