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Ex-billionaire Anil Ambani sold jewelry for legal expenses

26 Sep 2020

Ex-billionaire Anil Ambani sold jewelry for legal expenses

Anil Ambani, once the world's sixth-richest man, told a court in London that he sold his jewelry to meet legal costs and that his expenses are being borne by his family, reports said on Saturday.

Rakul Preet moves HC alleging 'media trial,' court issues notice

17 Sep 2020

Rakul Preet moves HC alleging 'media trial,' court issues notice

Actor Rakul Preet Singh has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court alleging a "media trial" over reports that she was named by arrested actor Rhea Chakraborty among those in Bollywood who consumed drugs.

NCB to summon 25 Bollywood A-listers in drugs case: Reports

11 Sep 2020

NCB to summon 25 Bollywood A-listers in drugs case: Reports

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which is currently probing a drugs case related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, will likely summon 25 Bollywood celebrities who have been named by the accused, according to reports.

SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

03 Sep 2020

SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

The teen accused of murdering his junior inside the Ryan International School in Gurugram in 2017 was denied bail by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more

22 Jul 2020

Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more

In the world of entertainment, news on Wednesday was about late Sushant Singh Rajput's fans continuing to seek a more detailed investigation into his death, and some more goodness from actor Sonu Sood.

All that happened in the entertainment world today

20 Jul 2020

All that happened in the entertainment world today

In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.

BCCI to pay Deccan Chargers Rs. 4,800 crore: Here's why

18 Jul 2020

BCCI to pay Deccan Chargers Rs. 4,800 crore: Here's why

Former Indian Premier League franchise Deccan Chargers have won the arbitration case against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

25 Jun 2020

Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

After being cleared of doping, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu will finally receive the coveted Arjuna Award which has been withheld since 2018.

Not the time for politics: Kejriwal will follow L-G's directive

10 Jun 2020

Not the time for politics: Kejriwal will follow L-G's directive

Days after Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal overturned the directive of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi pertaining to reservation of beds in select hospitals, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the decision will be respected.

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

26 May 2020

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

Sri Lanka's fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been arrested for possessing drugs, by police.

Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition in UK High Court

20 Apr 2020

Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition in UK High Court

Business tycoon Vijay Mallya on Monday lost his High Court appeal in London challenging the 2018 order to extradite him to India.

Johnny Depp allegedly said he would "burn" ex-wife Amber Heard

28 Feb 2020

Johnny Depp allegedly said he would "burn" ex-wife Amber Heard

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp allegedly said via text messages that he wanted to "burn" his former wife Amber Heard and "f**k her burnt corpse" during their volatile relationship in the past.

On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response

27 Feb 2020

On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response

Departing from the urgency it showed yesterday in the matter of hate speeches that possibly fanned communal tensions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre four weeks' time to file its response on a plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders who passed abhorrent remarks.

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

31 Jan 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

Nearly 23 children, who were held hostage by a murder accused in Uttar Pradesh's Farukkhabad, have been rescued, and the criminal, who put them through the horror, killed.

Court directs police to not take "coercive steps" against Bharti

27 Jan 2020

Court directs police to not take "coercive steps" against Bharti

After actress Raveena Tandon and filmmaker Farah Khan, comedian and TV actress Bharti Singh had filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, thereby seeking quashing of an FIR against her.

Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

20 Jan 2020

Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wants his state to have not one, not two, but three capitals and hopes this task is completed during the three-day special Assembly session that started today.

1993 Mumbai-blasts: Convict Jalees Ansari, out on parole, goes missing

17 Jan 2020

1993 Mumbai-blasts: Convict Jalees Ansari, out on parole, goes missing

The Mumbai Police and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad have launched a manhunt to nab Jalees Ansari, popularly known as "Dr. Bomb", who was convicted for his role in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts.

Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged till death on January 22

07 Jan 2020

Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged till death on January 22

The four men, who raped Nirbhaya in 2012, will be hanged till death on January 22 at 7 am, Delhi's Patiala Court announced on Tuesday.

All you need to know about detention centers in India

27 Dec 2019

All you need to know about detention centers in India

Since the Citizenship Act was recently amended, there has been a lot of talk about the National Register of Citizens and detention centers expected to confine those declared foreigners under the NRC exercise.

He is German: Home Ministry revokes Telangana MLA's citizenship

21 Nov 2019

He is German: Home Ministry revokes Telangana MLA's citizenship

Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Telangana, Ramesh Chennamaneni is no longer a citizen of India, the government announced on Wednesday, while accusing him of misrepresenting and concealing facts, and obtaining citizenship fraudulently.

Pakistan PM's ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news-channel

13 Nov 2019

Pakistan PM's ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news-channel

Journalist and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife Reham Khan has won a defamation case against a Pakistani news channel in a UK High Court.

Delhi: Cops, lawyers fight outside court, police's car set afire

02 Nov 2019

Delhi: Cops, lawyers fight outside court, police's car set afire

On Saturday afternoon, a scuffle broke out between lawyers and police personnel at the Tis Hazari Court complex in Delhi.

Drugged for not marrying MLA's son: Daughter of ex-BJP MLA

20 Oct 2019

Drugged for not marrying MLA's son: Daughter of ex-BJP MLA

In Amazon Original Series, Made in Heaven, the protagonists saved a politician's daughter from her family which drugged her for refusing to marry another leader's son.

Pakistan loses Rs. 306 crore to India's Nizam

02 Oct 2019

Pakistan loses Rs. 306 crore to India's Nizam

In a landmark judgement, the High Court of England and Wales, on Wednesday, ruled in favor of India and two descendants of the 7th Nizam of Hyderabad, in a 71-year-old case.

J&K: 144 minors, including 9-year-olds, were detained since August

02 Oct 2019

J&K: 144 minors, including 9-year-olds, were detained since August

As many as 144 minors were detained between August 5 and September 23, the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court told the Supreme Court on Tuesday. They were detained for stone-pelting, rioting, and damaging property.

Thousands of protesting farmers from UP stopped from entering Delhi

21 Sep 2019

Thousands of protesting farmers from UP stopped from entering Delhi

Thousands of farmers from Uttar Pradesh, who have been demanding loan-waivers, were on Saturday stopped from entering Delhi, prompting them to hold a sit-in protest.

Won't be affected by media trial: SIT on Chinmayanand case

19 Sep 2019

Won't be affected by media trial: SIT on Chinmayanand case

Days ago, former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was accused of rape. Neither has he been arrested nor been booked for the heinous crime.

Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi's son arrested from residence

03 Sep 2019

Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi's son arrested from residence

In a major blow to former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and founder of Janata Congress Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi, his son Amit was on Tuesday arrested from his Bilaspur residence.

Documentary being made on controversial suicide case of Jiah Khan?

19 Aug 2019

Documentary being made on controversial suicide case of Jiah Khan?

If recent reports are to believed, a British television broadcaster is set to make a documentary on Jiah Khan's suicide case.

How to trace fake WhatsApp forwards? IIT-M Professor explains

08 Aug 2019

How to trace fake WhatsApp forwards? IIT-M Professor explains

WhatsApp has become a hub for fake news, a place where ill-intended users spread scams, hoaxes, sometimes even life-threatening information.

Haryana: Harassed daily, girls of government school approach court

27 Jul 2019

Haryana: Harassed daily, girls of government school approach court

Going to school shouldn't feel like a battle, but for some students of Government Girls Senior School in Manesar, it does.

Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar to get terrorist tag under UAPA

27 Jul 2019

Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar to get terrorist tag under UAPA

Pakistan-based terrorists Masood Azhar and Hafiz Saeed, who have been waging war against India through their outfits, will get the "terrorist" tag once the new amendments of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) come into force, said reports.

Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA: Details here

15 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA: Details here

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019, to strengthen the NIA.

Maratha-reservation: SC doesn't stay verdict but issues notice to government

12 Jul 2019

Maratha-reservation: SC doesn't stay verdict but issues notice to government

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to Maharashtra government in connection to the Maratha Reservation verdict, which the Bombay High Court cleared last month.

Bombay HC upholds reservation for Marathas, but with conditions

27 Jun 2019

Bombay HC upholds reservation for Marathas, but with conditions

The Bombay High Court on Thursday upheld the Maharashtra Reservation Bill, which was passed by the Maharashtra government in November last year.

Absconding BSP MP, who's accused of rape, doesn't take oath

18 Jun 2019

Absconding BSP MP, who's accused of rape, doesn't take oath

The first session of 17th Lok Sabha started on Monday with the oath-taking ceremony of 542 MPs.

Kathua rape case: Officer reveals how Sanji Ram was caught

12 Jun 2019

Kathua rape case: Officer reveals how Sanji Ram was caught

Earlier this week, an eight-year-old girl who was repeatedly raped and brutally murdered finally got justice.

Muslim education group head receives 'death threats' for banning face-veils

04 May 2019

Muslim education group head receives 'death threats' for banning face-veils

The head of Muslim Education Society (MES), based in Kerala's Kozhikode, said he received "death threats" after banning face veils on its campuses.

Shimla rape case: Victim takes U-turn, withdraws charges before magistrate

04 May 2019

Shimla rape case: Victim takes U-turn, withdraws charges before magistrate

A 19-year-old girl, who had filed a complaint that she was allegedly abducted and raped in Shimla, has recently withdrawn her statement in front of a judicial magistrate, an official who wished to remain anonymous, said.

Supreme Court calls for review of life ban on Sreesanth

15 Mar 2019

Supreme Court calls for review of life ban on Sreesanth

The Supreme Court, on Friday, stated that a life ban on former Indian cricketer S Sreesanth needs to be reviewed.