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28 Oct 2018Diwali
For fireworks after 10: Durex's take on SC-order is creative
The Supreme Court's order, earlier this week, which capped burning crackers in Diwali for only two hours prompted many responses, but the one by Durex takes the cake.
28 Oct 2018Kerala
Amit Shah inducts ex-ISRO chief Madhavan Nair into the BJP
On Saturday, the BJP inducted former ISRO chief Madhavan Nair into its ranks, with BJP chief Amit Shah, who is on a day-long visit to Kerala, handing him his formal BJP membership.
28 Oct 2018Kerala
#SabarimalaRow: Tantri family member Rahul Easwar arrested
On Sunday morning, Sabarimala tantri family member and activist Rahul Easwar was arrested by the Kerala Police in Kochi, in the crackdown on protesters demonstrating against the Supreme Court's Sabarimala verdict.
27 Oct 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Series-of-events: What happened on night CBI-boss Alok Verma was divested
On the intervening night of October 23 and 24, CBI Chief Alok Verma was divested of his powers which led to political turmoil in the nation.
27 Oct 2018Maharashtra Police
#BhimaKoregaon: SC rejects Romila Thapar's review plea for activists' release
The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by historian Romila Thapar seeking a review of the September 28 majority verdict by which the apex court had refused immediate release of five rights activists held in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.
27 Oct 2018Kerala
Kerala: Amit Shah says Sabarimala will be saved, attacks Left
BJP President Amit Shah launched a blitzkrieg on the Kerala government on Saturday as he dived into the row surrounding the Sabarimala Temple saying the Left was insulting the devotees of Lord Ayyappa.
26 Oct 2018Delhi High Court
#CBIvsCBI: Kejriwal welcomes SC-order, hopes CBI's integrity will be upheld
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today welcomed the "intervention" by the Supreme Court in the CBI turmoil and hoped the CBI's institutional integrity will be upheld.
26 Oct 2018Aadhaar Card
Despite SC verdict, telcos using Aadhaar-based KYC for issuing SIMs
Almost a month after the Supreme Court ruled that private companies could not ask for Aadhaar details, it has been found that several leading telcos are still using Aadhaar-based eKYC for issuing mobile SIM cards.
26 Oct 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
#CBIvsCBI: SC directs CVC to complete inquiry within 2 weeks
The Supreme Court, on Friday, ordered the Central Vigilance Commission to complete its investigation into divested CBI Chief Alok Verma within two weeks.
26 Oct 2018India
Aadhaar: Where the document is mandatory and where not
The Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to the authentication of Aadhaar, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.
25 Oct 2018Bihar
#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: SC calls details 'horrifying', wants Thakur out of Bihar
The Supreme Court on Thursday said the details highlighted in CBI's status report on the Muzaffarpur shelter home case were horrifying and scary.
25 Oct 2018Bihar
Muzaffarpur shelter-home case: SC terms CBI details as 'horrible', 'scary'
The Supreme Court termed the details placed before it by the CBI about the investigation into the case of Bihar's Muzzafarpur shelter home as "horrible" and "scary".
25 Oct 2018Narendra Modi
Congress will hold protests outside CBI offices across nation: Surjewala
The Congress will hold protests on Friday outside all CBI offices across the country, demanding an apology from PM Modi and reinstatement of CBI Director Alok Verma who was sent on leave.
25 Oct 2018India
No sale of BS-IV vehicles from April 1, 2020: SC
The Supreme Court yesterday said that no Bharat Stage IV vehicle shall be sold across the country with effect from April 1, 2020.
25 Oct 2018Twitter
#FreeSpeech: Why should we support Abhijit Iyer-Mitra?
Because jokes and satire offended many in Odisha, defense analyst and writer Abhijit Iyer-Mitra is lodged at Jharpada Jail of the state.
25 Oct 2018Delhi Police
Four men found 'loitering' outside Alok Verma's house, being questioned
Four men found "loitering" outside the official residence of CBI Director Alok Verma, who was sent on leave, are being questioned by police, sources claimed.
25 Oct 2018Tamil Nadu
Win for EPS, Madras-HC upholds disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs
In a major relief to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami, the Madras High Court on Thursday upheld the disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs, loyal to the Sasikala-Dhinakaran faction of AIADMK.
25 Oct 2018Odisha
Panchayat-polls: 2-child norm applies even if third given for adoption
The Supreme Court on Wednesday clarified that two child norm was applicable to those contesting panchayat polls, or holding a position, and the birth of the third child would lead to disqualification.
24 Oct 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
#CBIFaultlines: Midnight order, top-officials' 'leaves', and other details to know
At 1 AM on Wednesday, two top-ranking officials of the country's premier investigative agency, CBI, were sent on leave, paving way for cataclysmic changes.
24 Oct 2018Sabarimala Temple
Sabarimala row: BSNL transfers its activist employee Rehana Fathima
Activist Rehana Fathima, a BSNL employee who had made an attempt to enter the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala, has been transferred to the Palarivattom telephone exchange in Kochi where public contact is not required, sources said.
23 Oct 2018Pakistan News
Over PKR 10,000cr laundered through fake bank-accounts: Pak SC informed
An amount of over PKR 10,000 crore was laundered allegedly through fake bank accounts, mostly of poor people, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the scam has informed the Pakistan Supreme Court, a report said.
23 Oct 2018West Bengal
WB Pollution Control Board welcomes SC verdict on firecrackers
The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court's order which permitted the sale and manufacture of low emission "green" firecrackers countrywide but fixed a two-hour time period from 8pm to 10pm for bursting them on Diwali and other festivals.
23 Oct 2018Smriti Irani
On Sabrimala-row, Smriti Irani makes a reference to blood-soaked pads
Wading into the ongoing row pertaining to women's entry in Sabarimala, Union Minister Smriti Irani asked if anyone would take blood-soaked pads to their friend's house.
23 Oct 2018Kerala
#SabarimalaVerdict: Supreme Court to hear review petitions on November 13
The Supreme Court has said that it will hear the 19 review petitions challenging its landmark verdict on the Sabarimala temple entry case on November 13.
23 Oct 2018India
SC refuses complete ban on firecrackers; online sale banned
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to put a blanket ban on the sale of firecrackers but said that only low emission firecrackers should be sold by licensed sellers.
22 Oct 2018Sabarimala Temple
#SabarimalaTemple: Security beefed up amid reports of entry of women
Security has been tightened at Sabarimala and other pilgrim centers connected to it amid reports that women in the menstrual age group are planning to visit the hill shrine on Monday, the last day of the "darshan".
22 Oct 2018India
#MeToo: SC declines urgent-hearing of PIL seeking registration of FIRs
The Supreme Court today declined urgent hearing on a PIL seeking the registration of FIRs based on allegations of sexual misconduct leveled by women across various sectors, part of India's #MeToo movement.
22 Oct 2018Sabarimala Temple
#SabarimalaRow: SC to decide date for hearing of review petitions
The Supreme Court today said it would decide tomorrow as to when the petitions, seeking review of its Sabarimala verdict allowing entry of women of all age groups into the temple, will be listed for hearing.
21 Oct 2018Dalit
Two-women prevented from climbing Sabarimala-hills. Will the row ever settle-down?
As the Sabarimala row in Kerala refuses to die down, Ayyappa devotees on Sunday prevented two Telugu-speaking women from climbing the holy hills.
21 Oct 2018Ecuador
Julian Assange sues asylum host Ecuador over 'inhuman' conditions
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is taking legal action against Ecuador, the South American nation that continues to provide him with asylum, for allegedly violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms".
20 Oct 2018Kerala
#LoveIsLove: Kerala HC helps woman and her lesbian lover
Saying rights of adults can't be curtailed, the Kerala High Court recently came to rescue of a woman who wanted to live with her lesbian partner.
20 Oct 2018Aadhaar Card
How to remove Aadhaar details from telecom operators' records
Debunking fears that telecom services would be discontinued if customers chose to remove their Aadhaar details from telecom service providers, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), on Thursday, clarified that services would not be discontinued during the documentation change process.
20 Oct 2018Sabarimala Temple
Sabarimala fiasco: So, who won - religion, politics or women?
Religion is the last resort of cowards. Where logic ends, religion starts. And, in this time and age, we don't need religion.
20 Oct 2018Air Pollution
Delhi: Air quality poor, expected to worsen further
With Diwali just over a couple of weeks away, Delhi's air quality has dropped to the 'poor' category with a pollution cloud hanging over its head.
19 Oct 2018Kerala
#SabarimalaForAll: Two-women, on verge of scripting history, couldn't enter shrine
Two women (including a journalist) who were on the verge of scripting history as they started the trek to reach the Sabarimala temple of Lord Ayyappa in Kerala on Friday, returned midway.
18 Oct 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra man booked for giving 'triple talaq' over WhatsApp
In yet another case of 'triple talaq' that surfaced in Maharashtra, a 26-year-old Muslim man of Aurangabad district allegedly divorced his wife over the digital messaging platform, WhatsApp.
18 Oct 2018Kerala
Love, not Jihad: NIA ends probe in Kerala's inter-faith marriages
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) doesn't have enough evidence which can lead to prosecution in Kerala's inter-faith marriages, which the agency was probing.
18 Oct 2018Lok Sabha
SC didn't take tradition into consideration: Bhagwat on Sabarimala row
Amid ongoing protests at Sabarimala, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said the Supreme Court verdict hasn't taken into consideration the nature and premise of the tradition that has been accepted by society and has given rise to "divisiveness" in society.
18 Oct 2018Aadhaar Card
Re-verification of mobile-subscribers voluntary post SC verdict on Aadhaar: DoT-UIDAI
After the Supreme Court's verdict on Aadhaar, the Department of Telecom (DoT) and Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) issued a joint statement stating that the government will not push for re-verification of mobile service customers.
18 Oct 2018Sabarimala Temple
#SabarimalaRow: Woman journalist treks Sabarimala, forced to return by devotees
In the fierce attempts of Lord Ayyappa devotees to prevent women of all age groups from entering Sabarimala temple, a Delhi-based woman journalist was stopped midway, while she was trekking the Sabarimala Hill today.