An Israeli company that put Mahatma Gandhis image on liquor bottles has stopped the production and supply of the product and is making all efforts to withdraw it from the market after India took up the issue with it, according to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. Raising the issue in Rajya Sabha during the Zero […]

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The rampaging flood waters have receded from Sivasagar even as 28 of the 33 districts in Assam remained affected by the deluge, displacing nearly 54 lakh people and claiming nine more lives to take the death toll to 36 on Thursday. Famous rhinoceros habitats – the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary […]

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A Telangana court has directed the Karimnagar police to register an FIR against AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi for making derogatory statements directed at the RSS. The direction was issued while hearing on a plea moved by advocate Bethi Bhaskar Rao. Rao said that he had filed a petition in the Prl Junior Civil Judge Court […]

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Former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Monday said that abolition of Article 370 that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir is apparently not unconstitutional. He said the decision to grant special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution was temporary and transitional, and as such it […]

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Article 370 scrapped: With the announcement of revocation of contentious Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday completely changed the dynamics of the troubled state vis a vis India. While some are calling it a historic moment, some others believe that the Narendra Modi government just […]

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Zakir Naik has been summoned for a second time by Malaysian authorities after his alleged racial remarks against Hindus and Chinese, hours after Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told the controversial Indian televangelist that he is not allowed to participate in political activities in the country. The official Bernama news agency reported on Monday that Naik, […]

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The Supreme Court will Tuesday hear a fresh plea filed by senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram challenging the August 22 order of the trial court remanding him to CBIs custody till August 26 in the INX Media corruption case. The plea is listed for hearing before a bench of Justices R […]

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A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court order which upheld the constitutional validity of the quota for the Maratha community in education and government jobs in Maharashtra. The plea, which might come up for hearing next week, said the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act, which provided […]

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The flood fury continued in Bihar and Assam Tuesday with the death toll in the region mounting to 47, even as a red alert was sounded in Kerala after the weather office predicted extremely heavy rains in the state. Heavy rains continued to lash Punjab and Haryana in the north, while the national capital received […]

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To protect savings of gullible investors, Parliament on Monday approved a new law to clamp down on ponzi schemes which, inter alia, provides for imprisonment up to 10 years for wrongdoers and confiscation of assets of firms found to have accepted deposits without authorisation. The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019, which was approved […]

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