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03 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

Scandal-hit ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N party president

Deposed Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif was re-elected president of his ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) political party.

25 Sep 2017

Pakistan News

Panamagate: Sharif returns to Pakistan to face money laundering charges

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has returned to the country to face corruption and money laundering charges in the Panama Papers scandal after spending nearly a month abroad.

28 Jul 2017

Pakistan News

Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif quits after SC disqualification

On July 28, Nawaz Sharif stepped down as Pakistan's PM after the Supreme Court disqualified him from office in the Panama Papers case.

20 Jul 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Ram Nath Kovind is India's 14th President

BJP candidate Ram Nath Kovind crosses winning margin to defeat Meira Kumar, the opposition candidate, to become India's next president with 66% of the votes in his favor.

13 Jul 2017

Nobel Prize

China: Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies in custody

Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and political prisoner Liu Xiaobo has died aged 61 in custody.

11 Jul 2017

West Bengal

SC stays Centre's new cow slaughter rules for three months

The SC has put on hold the Centre's new rules on cow slaughter for three months.

30 Jun 2017


KK Venugopal appointed as India's new Attorney General

Senior lawyer KK Venugopal has been appointed as the new Attorney General of India as Mukul Rohatgi steps down from the post.

30 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

Trump's travel ban partially comes into effect

From midnight on June 29, US President Donald Trump's travel ban has partially come into force. People from six countries and refugees will now face tougher immigration processes.

29 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

Trump Travel Ban: Visa applicants must prove "close" family/business ties

The White House has unveiled a new set of criteria for visa applicants from six predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban.

29 Jun 2017

Nobel Prize

Chinese SC bans torturing methods to obtain evidence from convicts

The Chinese Supreme Court has given orders to Chinese prosecutors and police to not use torture to extract evidence from convicts.

28 Jun 2017


Dissident Venezuelan cop steals helicopter, throws grenades at Supreme Court

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said a helicopter had attempted to bomb the nation's Supreme Court, calling it a "terrorist attack."

28 Jun 2017

Aadhaar Card

From July, Aadhaar mandatory to apply for PAN

Starting July 1, it will be mandatory to provide Aadhaar details or enrolment ID while applying for PAN.

27 Jun 2017


First formal corruption charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer

The Brazilian chief prosecutor has charged President Michel Temer with accepting bribes.

28 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

SC partly lifts Trump's travel ban: what does it mean?

US President Trump welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to allow parts of his travel ban to go into effect.

Sourav Ganguly in BCCI's committee on Lodha reforms

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly will be a part of the BCCI's special seven-member committee to oversee the implementation of Lodha Panel reforms.

26 Jun 2017


After a week of going live, Bengaluru Metro faces technical-issues

The Green-Line section of Namma Metro, that connects Sampige Road to Yelachenahalli, was hit by signal snag for an hour, just a week after it was opened for masses.

CoA asks BCCI to implement all the Lodha panel reforms

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has told the state associations and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to implement all the reforms suggested by the Lodha Committee.

25 Jun 2017


Delhi: Supreme Court in favour of relaxing abortion deadline

The Supreme Court came out in favour of amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act by allowing women to abort terminally ill fetuses beyond the present limit of 20 weeks.

24 Jun 2017

Madhya Pradesh

EC disqualifies Madhya Pradesh Minister Narottam Mishra

The Election Commission has disqualified Madhya Pradesh Minister Narottam Mishra for having filed wrong accounts of poll expenditure during the 2008 Assembly elections.

16 Jun 2017

North Korea

American student released by North Korea has severe brain injury

American college student Otto Warmbier, who was released by North Korea on June 13 after 17 months in detention, has received a severe brain injury.

14 Jun 2017


Indian cricket coaches can't coach any other team: CoA

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) announced that coaches of the Indian national cricket teams will not be allowed to coach any other team during their tenure.

13 Jun 2017


SC asks CBSE to declare NEET results by 26 June

The SC stayed the Madras HC order and directed the CBSE board to declare the NEET 2017 results by 26 June.

11 Jun 2017

Aadhaar Card

Aadhaar mandatory for tax returns from July, announces govt

The government has announced that Aadhaar will be a "must" for filing I-T returns from July 1.

10 Jun 2017


Brazilian court dismisses case that could oust President Temer

A case threatening to oust Brazilian President Michel Temer has been dismissed by the country's top electoral court.

09 Jun 2017

Aadhaar Card

SC: Aadhaar can't be made mandatory for filling tax returns

The Supreme Court has stayed the government notification mandating linking of Aadhaar number with PAN till a constitution bench decides on the matter, reported ANI.

05 Jun 2017


Govt prohibits 32 medical colleges from conducting admissions

The Union health ministry prohibited 32 colleges from admitting any students for two years on account of several irregularities.

03 Jun 2017


Child marriages in India on rise; 12 million marriages recorded

12 million child marriages were recorded in India in 2001-11; 5 million victims were girls and 7 million were boys revealed a report.

30 May 2017

West Bengal

Madras HC stays Centre's recent cow slaughter ban

The Madras HC has stayed the Centre's recent notification banning trade of cattle for slaughter.

29 May 2017

West Bengal

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee rejects cow slaughter ban

After Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan urged PM Narendra Modi to rethink the recent ban on cow slaughter, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has now called the move "unconstitutional", saying her state won't accept it.

29 May 2017


Woman gets triple talaq for switching off fan

In yet another case of triple talaq misuse, a former taxi driver reportedly divorced his wife when she turned off the fan in the room he was sleeping in.

26 May 2017


Mumbai- No more overpaying for 31 common medicines

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) put a price cap on 31 common drugs like glucose, morphine, paracetamol, ibuprofen and snake venom antiserum.

26 May 2017

West Bengal

Centre bans sale of cattle for slaughter across India

The Centre has banned sale of cattle for slaughter. Trade of the animal will only be allowed for farm land owners.

25 May 2017


Ashish Khetan moves SC seeking protection after alleged death threats

AAP leader Ashish Khetan, vice chairman of Delhi's Dialogue and Development Commission, has moved the Supreme Court seeking police protection after he allegedly received death threats from a "right-wing" organization.

24 May 2017

Delhi High Court

Taiwan becomes first Asian country to legalize gay marriage

In a landmark judgement, judges from Taiwan's highest court ruled in favour of gay marriage, making the small island nation the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

Activists suggest IPC sections for practitioners of female genital mutilation

The Lawyers Collective Women's Rights Initiative, in collaboration with Speak Out on female genital mutilation (FGM), has drafted a detailed recommendation on a strong anti-FGM law.

Muslim Board tells HC it will issue advisory against triple-talaq

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has informed the Supreme Court that it would issue guidelines on triple-talaq. It said it will advise Qazis to apprise couples not to resort to triple-talaq.

Will ban female genital mutilation if Bohras don't stop: Maneka

The government will legally ban female genital mutilation, commonly practiced by the Dawoodi Bohras, if the two-million strong community doesn't stop it voluntarily, said Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi.

20 May 2017


Brazil corruption scandal- President Michel allegedly took bribes worth millions

Brazil's Supreme Court has released plea-bargaining testimony accusing President Michel Temer of receiving millions of dollars in bribes since 2010.

18 May 2017

Justice J S Khehar

Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB

On the sixth and final day of the triple talaq hearing, the AIMPLB told SC it will issue advisories to qazis to give women the option of excluding the clause from their marriage contract.