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People not wearing masks are violating rights of others: SC

04 Dec 2020

People not wearing masks are violating rights of others: SC

The Supreme Court said on Thursday that those who chose to not wear masks in public places were violating the right to life of everyone else.

Kangana Ranaut moves Supreme Court in office demolition case

03 Dec 2020

Kangana Ranaut moves Supreme Court in office demolition case

After receiving a big relief last week against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the office demolition row, actor Kangana Ranaut has now filed a petition in the Supreme Court.

Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik granted bail in drugs case

02 Dec 2020

Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik granted bail in drugs case

Almost three months after he was arrested, actor Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik Chakraborty has been granted bail in a drugs case linked to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Orphan clicks wrong link, loses seat in IIT-Bombay, approaches SC

30 Nov 2020

Orphan clicks wrong link, loses seat in IIT-Bombay, approaches SC

A teen from Agra, who was orphaned two years ago, lost a seat at the prestigious IIT-Bombay because he clicked on the wrong link.

Kejriwal orders price cut for RT-PCR tests in private labs

30 Nov 2020

Kejriwal orders price cut for RT-PCR tests in private labs

Soon, RT-PCR tests, the more reliable mode to judge a coronavirus infection, would become cheaper in Delhi's private labs, revealed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday.

Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

25 Nov 2020

Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

In a supplementary charge-sheet filed in connection to the riots in Northeast Delhi, police said former JNU student Umar Khalid exploited the "religious fanaticism" of Sharjeel Imam, another scholar from the prestigious university, for his benefit.

Coronavirus situation 'may worsen'; SC seeks reports from 4 states

23 Nov 2020

Coronavirus situation 'may worsen'; SC seeks reports from 4 states

The Supreme Court on Monday took note of the worsening COVID-19 situation in India and asked four states to submit status reports.

Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts

22 Nov 2020

Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has signed the controversial Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance amid widespread criticism.

Supreme Court refuses to lift stay on release of 'Jhund'

20 Nov 2020

Supreme Court refuses to lift stay on release of 'Jhund'

The Supreme Court has refused to lift the stay on the release of Amitabh Bachchan-starrer upcoming film Jhund.

Why is Zomato getting trolled after Swara Bhasker's tweet

19 Nov 2020

Why is Zomato getting trolled after Swara Bhasker's tweet

Food delivery giant Zomato has landed into a controversy after actress Swara Bhasker asked the company to pull down its ads from Arnab Goswami's news channel Republic TV.

Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington

15 Nov 2020

Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington

Anti-Trump protesters and Trump supporters clashed on Saturday evening in Washington DC, United States.

'No apology,' says Kunal Kamra on contempt charges against him

13 Nov 2020

'No apology,' says Kunal Kamra on contempt charges against him

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra, who is facing contempt charges over his tweets criticizing the Supreme Court, has said that he would neither retract his comments nor apologize for posting them.

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

12 Nov 2020

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

Comedian Kunal Kamra is facing contempt charges over a series of tweets where he criticized the Supreme Court of India for granting interim bail to television anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday.

SC grants interim bail to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami

11 Nov 2020

SC grants interim bail to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami

The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned an earlier order of the Bombay High Court, which denied bail to journalist Arnab Goswami in an abetment to suicide case.

Arnab Goswami moves SC after Bombay HC denies interim bail

10 Nov 2020

Arnab Goswami moves SC after Bombay HC denies interim bail

Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the order of the Bombay High Court, which denied him interim relief in a 2018 abetment to suicide case.

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

10 Nov 2020

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.

US election: All you need to know about Trump's lawsuits

09 Nov 2020

US election: All you need to know about Trump's lawsuits

Democrat Joe Biden has been elected President of the United States in the 2020 US election.

What happens if Trump refuses to leave the White House?

08 Nov 2020

What happens if Trump refuses to leave the White House?

Democrat Joe Biden has won the 2020 United States Presidential elections, denying rival Donald Trump a re-election. The President-elect is set to take oath in January 2021.

Delhi bans firecrackers before Diwali to control pollution, COVID-19 spread

05 Nov 2020

Delhi bans firecrackers before Diwali to control pollution, COVID-19 spread

Delhi has banned firecrackers in a bid to control the spread of air pollution in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday.

#USAElections2020: Donald Trump sues in three states, Biden remains confident

05 Nov 2020

#USAElections2020: Donald Trump sues in three states, Biden remains confident

US President Donald Trump's campaign has filed lawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Georgia demanding to halt the counting of votes, even as no one emerged as a clear winner in the presidential elections 2020.

#USAElections2020: Trump or Biden, who's winning key battleground states?

04 Nov 2020

#USAElections2020: Trump or Biden, who's winning key battleground states?

The United States Presidential race between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden remains as nail-biting as it did when the counting of votes had first started.

Gilgit-Baltistan is India's integral part, Pakistan must vacate it: MEA

02 Nov 2020

Gilgit-Baltistan is India's integral part, Pakistan must vacate it: MEA

Hours after a provisional provincial status for Gilgit-Baltistan was announced by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Ministry of External Affairs released a strong statement saying the territory is India's integral part and Islamabad has no locus standi.

Rhea's case has lost steam: Lawyer after Supreme Court order

30 Oct 2020

Rhea's case has lost steam: Lawyer after Supreme Court order

Actor Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer Satish Maneshinde has said that the drugs case against her has weakened after the Supreme Court's order on Thursday.

Rs. 1cr fine, 5-years prison: Centre brings law against pollution

29 Oct 2020

Rs. 1cr fine, 5-years prison: Centre brings law against pollution

Days after it apprised the Supreme Court that it would bring a law to deal with the annual menace of air pollution, the Centre on Wednesday got President Ram Nath Kovind to sign an ordinance, that allows the setting up of a commission to look into the air quality in NCR.

Hathras case: SC directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe

27 Oct 2020

Hathras case: SC directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe

The Allahabad High Court will monitor all aspects of the probe in the Hathras gangrape and murder case, including a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Supreme Court said today.

Days before US elections, Trump's pick confirmed to Supreme Court

27 Oct 2020

Days before US elections, Trump's pick confirmed to Supreme Court

US President Donald Trump was served a crucial victory, merely days before the November 3 elections, as Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice.

Centre assures law on stubble burning, SC stays one-man panel

26 Oct 2020

Centre assures law on stubble burning, SC stays one-man panel

The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it would bring a legislation on stubble burning, one of the main drivers of the hazardous air pollution in North India.

US 2020 elections could have highest voter turnout since 1908

24 Oct 2020

US 2020 elections could have highest voter turnout since 1908

This year's United States Presidential elections could possibly record the highest voter turnout in over a century, data from the US Elections Project indicated on Friday.

108 tribal villages to boycott Bihar polls; here's why

24 Oct 2020

108 tribal villages to boycott Bihar polls; here's why

As Bihar gears up for the upcoming Assembly elections, the residents of 108 tribal villages of the Kaimur plateau have announced a boycott of the polls.

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

23 Oct 2020

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

The Election Commission (EC) approached the Supreme Court to contest an earlier order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court that imposed restrictions on physical rallies in the state ahead of the by-polls scheduled for next month.

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

22 Oct 2020

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew "general consent" given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), meaning that the premier agency will now need the state's permission to take over cases.

CBI takes over TRP scam probe over complaint in UP

20 Oct 2020

CBI takes over TRP scam probe over complaint in UP

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday took over the probe into the alleged manipulation of TRPs (Television Rating Points) by three news channels, including Republic TV.

UP: Dalit woman gang-raped at gunpoint, accused on the run

19 Oct 2020

UP: Dalit woman gang-raped at gunpoint, accused on the run

A former village head and another man allegedly raped a Dalit woman, said to be in her 20s, in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district, multiple reports said.

Why Rs. 50,000 grant for puja organizers, Bengal government asked

16 Oct 2020

Why Rs. 50,000 grant for puja organizers, Bengal government asked

As Durga Puja fast approaches, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday asked the West Bengal government, led by Trinamool matriarch Mamata Banerjee, why Rs. 50,000 was given to each committee across the state.

Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC

16 Oct 2020

Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC

A man has approached the Delhi High Court alleging his dead wife's photo was being circulated, depicting her as the victim of Hathras case, prompting the bench to pass orders to the Centre.

Amid TRP fraud controversy, BARC pauses ratings of news channels

15 Oct 2020

Amid TRP fraud controversy, BARC pauses ratings of news channels

Just as news channels remain embroiled in a petty fight over who leads the viewership race, the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) has decided to pause weekly ratings for three months.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on same-sex marriages

14 Oct 2020

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on same-sex marriages

In what qualifies as a progressive statement, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, while hearing petitions of two same-sex couples regarding the legal recognition of their marriages, said laws are gender-neutral.

Shiv Sena seeking Maharashtra Governor's recall after "turned secular" row

14 Oct 2020

Shiv Sena seeking Maharashtra Governor's recall after "turned secular" row

Shiv Sena, taunted by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for turning "secular," is seeking his removal and might approach President Ram Nath Kovind, News18 reported on Wednesday.

Hathras case: Victim's brother taken by CBI for questioning

13 Oct 2020

Hathras case: Victim's brother taken by CBI for questioning

The team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the Hathras gang-rape case, took the victim's brother with it on Tuesday for questioning, reports said.

Won't immerse ashes; Hathras victim's family narrates ordeal to HC

13 Oct 2020

Won't immerse ashes; Hathras victim's family narrates ordeal to HC

The family of the 19-year-old girl, whose assault and death in Hathras jolted India, said on Monday that they won't be immersing her ashes — a mandatory ritual for the dead — until they get justice.