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25 May 2017


PM Rajiv Gandhi assassination- Nalini Murugan moves UNHRC for release

Nalini Murugan, convicted for the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi, has moved the UNHRC seeking release from prison.

05 May 2017


Nirbhaya rape case: 4 convicts get death sentence, rules SC

The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape case.

05 May 2017


Liquor ban: Cyber Hub serves first drink in 35 days

In major relief to tens of businesses and lakhs of customers, Gurugram's Cyber Hub has been cleared for serving alcohol after the SC's liquor ban pushed it into limbo.

29 Apr 2017


Don't politicize triple talaq, save our daughters: Modi tells Muslims

On the birth anniversary of 12th century social reformer Basava, PM Modi urged Muslims to "protect women from the effects" of triple talaq, and not to politicize the issue.

29 Apr 2017

Mamata Banerjee

Narada: ED files cases against 12 senior Trinamool leaders

The ED has registered cases against 12 senior Trinamool Congress leaders for alleged money laundering in the Narada case.

17 Apr 2017

Mamata Banerjee

Narada Sting: FIR against TMC leaders; Setback for Mamata Banerjee

The Central Bureau of Investigation registered FIR against 13 TMC Ministers and MPs, including Madan Mitra, Mukul Roy, Saugata Roy, in connection with the Narada sting operation case.

17 Apr 2017


Sahara case: SC orders auction of Aamby Valley

The Supreme court has ordered the auction of Sahara Group's Aamby Valley property over the company's failure to deposit Rs. 5092 crore to reimburse investors in the company.

16 Apr 2017


No triple-talaq without valid reason: Muslim Personal Law Board

The Muslim Personal Law Board has stated that "those who give triple talaq without reasons prescribed by the Sharia will face social boycott."

04 Apr 2017


SC liquor ban: Gurugram's Cyber Hub, Ambience Mall change entrances

Gurugram's famous Cyber Hub and Ambience Mall have changed their entrances in violation of sanctioned plans to circumvent the SC's 500-metre liquor ban. Other developers are mulling similar options.

02 Apr 2017


Liquor shops around NH58 exempt from ban

80 liquor shops around NH58, have been exempt from the Supreme Court enforced ban on liquor sales around highways. NH58 and NH58E, were denotified last year, but are yet to officially become State Highways.

01 Apr 2017


SC: No liquor sales on highways from 1 April

The Supreme Court has barred the sale of liquor in shops and bars within 500 meters of national and state highways from April 1. It also barred liquor advertising in the vicinity.

30 Mar 2017


Triple talaq hearing to begin May 11

The Supreme Court has referred the controversial triple-talaq case to a 5-judge constitutional bench and has posted the matter for hearing on 11 May.

28 Mar 2017


Abolishing triple talaq similar to re-writing Quran: AIMPLB

On Monday, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) told the Supreme Court if the triple talaq mode of divorce was made illegal, it would be equal to re-writing the entire holy book of Quran and forcing Muslims to commit sin.

Britain could exit EU without paying: Experts

The Lords EU Financial Affairs Committee stated that Britain could exit the EU without paying any money if the two-year Article 50 talks ended with no deal.

28 Feb 2017


SC rejects plea to abort foetus with Down Syndrome

The Supreme Court has rejected a petition that sought to allow the abortion of a 26 week old foetus that has been identified to have 'Down Syndrome'.

27 Feb 2017


Top BCCI officials meet Srinivasan; come under COA scanner

Board of Control for Cricket in India's treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhary and joint secretary Amitabh Choudhary came under scanner of BCCI's Committee of Administrators after they were present at an unauthorized meeting conducted by former BCCI president N Srinivasan.

Kalikho Pul's widow withdraws letter to CJI seeking CBI probe

Former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul's widow Dangwimsai withdrew a letter to CJI J.S. Khehar, which had sought a CBI probe into the judges Pul accused of corruption in his suicide note.

22 Feb 2017


Rohit Vermula declared non-Dalit on just two testimonies

A recent AP government-ordered probe declared Hyderabad scholar Rohith Vemula an OBC and not a Dalit, based on opinions of only his estranged father and paternal grandmother, and ignored five other interviewees.

Ex-Arunachal CM Pul's wife appeals for probe into suicide

Former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul's wife wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of India, demanding a CBI probe into her husband's death.

14 Feb 2017


Vemula not a Dalit, SC certificate cancelled

The Andhra Pradesh government declared that Rohith Vemula, was not a Dalit but was in fact a member of the Vaddera community, which falls under the OBC category.

08 Feb 2017


23-week pregnant woman allowed to abort

On Tuesday, a 22-year-old pregnant woman was granted permission by the Supreme Court to abort her 23-week foetus as it was life-threatening.

06 Feb 2017

Arunachal Pradesh

Nabam Tuki gets relief from SC in corruption case

Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki was granted relief by the Supreme Court in an alleged corruption case.

06 Feb 2017


BCCI: Officials appointed by Anurag Thakur sacked

In a new turn of events at the BCCI, the Supreme Court appointed panel has decided to sack board officials appointed by former president and secretary.

30 Jan 2017


SC appoints new administrative team for BCCI

The Supreme Court today nominated a four-member panel to look after the administration of the BCCI.

22 Jan 2017


AAP spent more on ads than on actual loans

Yogendra Yadav said the AAP spent Rs.30 lakh on advertisements for student loans, but have so far only provided 3 students with actual loans worth Rs.3.15 lakh.

21 Jan 2017


Mumbai woman, 24-weeks pregnant, granted permission to abort

On Friday, the 24-week pregnancy of a woman from Mumbai was terminated after the apex court relaxed a 20-week ceiling on the same.

Asaram Bapu's son seeks bail to contest elections

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai is behind bars in a rape case at Lajpore Central jail since December 2013.

19 Jan 2017

West Bengal

Court orders auction of Saradha group's Odisha properties

A court in Balasore, Odisha has ordered the state government to auction all the confiscated properties of the Saradha Group, involved in a massive chit-fund scam.

17 Jan 2017


Rohith Vemula's family still awaits justice

In January 2016, Rohith Vemula, a PhD student committed suicide at the University of Hyderabad after alleged caste-based discrimination.

Case to reverse Brexit to start in January in Dublin

The lawyer behind the crowdfunded legal challenge to reverse Britain's divorce from the European Union said the case will be launched in Dublin by the end of January.

07 Jan 2017

Arunachal Pradesh

Rijiju may replace Khandu to be Arunchal's CM

Within days of CM Khandu joining the BJP with the support of 32 MLAs to form the first ever full-fledged government in Arunachal, speculations are rife that he may soon be replaced as the CM.

04 Jan 2017


Cauvery water dispute: SC to conduct daily hearings

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court decided to conduct day-to-day hearings of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT).

02 Jan 2017


Supreme Court sacks Anurag Thakur, Ajay Shirke

The Supreme Court has removed the two most powerful men in BCCI, President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke for not complying with the orders of the apex court to implement the Lodha Panel reforms.

31 Dec 2016

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal, the first NE state to get full-fledged BJP government

The dismissal of Pema Khandu from PPA led him and 32 other MLAs of the PPA joining BJP.

30 Dec 2016

Arunachal Pradesh

Takam Pario elected as next chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh

Takam Pario, senior leader of People's Party of Arunachal Pradesh (PPA) has now been elected as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.

NGT bans manja for flying kites

The National Green Tribunal imposed a nation-wide ban on the glass-coated strings used for flying kites; the NGT said it was a danger to humans, animals and birds.

24 Nov 2016


SC cancels bail of rape-accused RJD MLA

The Supreme Court has cancelled the bail of rape-accused RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav.

11 Nov 2016

Section 144

SC refuse to stay Allahabad HC order on DND flyway

The SC announced that the Delhi-Noida flyway would remain toll-free; the court has also asked the Comptroller and Auditor General to verify the project's cost of construction.

09 Nov 2016


I&B ministry to restructure inter-ministerial panel

Sources said that the Information and Broadcast Ministry has decided to restructure the inter-ministerial panel that oversees violations in broadcast media.

08 Nov 2016


SC asks Ballabh Yadav to surrender

The Supreme Court has asked rape accused RJD MLA Ballabh Yadav to surrender by November 9 at the Bihar lower court; his bail hearing would be rescheduled for 23 November.