Non-bailable warrant against Arvind Kejriwal in defamation case cancelled

NEW DELHI, April 24: A Delhi court on Wednesday stayed the non-bailable warrants, which were issued against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav after they had failed to appear before it in…

Voter ID more powerful than IED, says Modi after casting vote

Ahmedabad, April 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the voter ID (identity card) is more powerful than the IED (improvised explosive device) of terrorists. He was speaking after casting his vote during the single-phase polling for Lok Sabha in…

India ready to deal with US decision to end Iran Oil waivers: Centre

NEW DELHI, April 23: India today said it is adequately prepared to deal with the impact of the US decision to end waivers that allowed it to buy Iranian oil without facing sanctions. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said…

CJI hearing own case is ‘legally, morally’ wrong: Ex-SC judge

Hyderabad, April 23: Former Supreme Court Judge N Santosh Hegde said Tuesday Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi hearing a case involving sexual harassment allegations against him was “wholly wrong both in law and morality”. He, however, said he does…

Supreme Court orders Rs 50 lakh, job, house for Gujarat gangrape survivor Bilkis Bano

New Delhi, April 23: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Gujarat government to pay a compensation of Rs 50 lakh to Bilkis Bano, who was gangraped during the 2002 riots, and to provide her a government job and accommodation.…

Non-bailable warrants against Kejriwal, Sisodia, Yogendra Yadav for non-appearance in defamation complaint

NEW DELHI, April 23: A Delhi court on Tuesday issued non-bailable warrants against chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav for failing to appear before it in a criminal defamation complaint filed in…

We took bold steps to counter terror, Cong response timid: PM

Pimpalgaon/Nandurbar, April 22: Targeting the UPA regime on national security issues, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said his government took bold steps to counter terrorism, compared to the timid approach adopted by the Congress-led regime. Modi’s remarks at a poll…

Lokpal to work from Delhi’s 5-star luxury hotel

New Delhi, April 22: The country’s first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman, will work from a five-star luxury hotel in Delhi, officials said Monday. The Lokpal chairperson, all of its eight members and support staff are being allocated space in the…

‘Sexual harassment allegations against CJI should be dealt with as per procedure’

New Delhi, April 22: The Supreme Court Advocate on Record Association (SCAORA) on April 22 expressed “deep reservation” against “procedural impropriety” shown by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in dealing with sexual harassment allegations against him and said the charges should…

Mehbooba asks govt to release ‘ill’ Malik from NIA custody

Srinagar, April 22: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Monday appealed to the Centre to immediately release separatist leader Yasin Malik from the NIA custody in view of his failing health. Malik, who was placed under arrest by…