The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to entertain a plea of P Rajagopal, the founder of South Indian food chain Saravana Bhavan, seeking more time on medical grounds to surrender for serving life imprisonment in a murder case. A bench headed by Justice N V Ramana dismissed the plea of Rajagopal, saying his illness was not […]

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The Jai Shri Ram slogan is not associated with the Bengali culture and it is being used as a pretext to beat up people, Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has said. Speaking at a programme in the Jadavpur University in Kolkata on Friday, Sen said that among deities, it was Maa Durga who has been […]

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The Finance Ministry has put in place restrictions on the entry of media persons into North Block, allowing access to only those accredited journalists who have a prior appointment with an official. A clarification issued by the office of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that a procedure has been put in place for streamlining and […]

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The Income-Tax Department on Tuesday were searching several premises linked to Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi in Haryana and Delhi on charges of alleged tax evasion, official sources said. The sleuths were looking for documents and evidence in connection with a tax evasion probe linked to Bishnoi, son of former Haryana Chief Minister Bhajan Lal, they […]

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Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday hit out at Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth-led government in Uttar Pradesh over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. Speaking to reporters after meeting the family of the Unnao rape survivor who was seriously injured in a road accident victims family, the former Chief Minister said, […]

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People from all walks of life made a beeline to former Chief Minister and BJP leader S M Krishnas residence here Tuesday to express solidarity with the family, which is in a state of shock after his son-in-law, Caf Coffee Day founder V G Siddhartha, went missing. The tranquil Sadashivanagar, home to Bengalurus whos who,was […]

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The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Tamil Nadu government to file its reply to a plea by Nalini Sriharan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking extension of her ongoing parole by 30 days. Seeking the governments response, a bench comprising Justices M M Sundresh and M Nirmal Kumar posted a […]

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BSP chief Mayawati slammed the Opposition delegation that was sent back from Srinagar airport, saying that the leaders would only be giving the BJP and Governor a chance to do politics. The Bahujan Samaj Party president said that the delegation should have given a thought before making a trip to Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday assured a delegation of MPs from Assam of providing all central assistance to the flood-hit state where 28 of the 33 districts have been affected by the deluge. The assurance to 10 BJP MPs from Assam came when they called on the Prime Minister to apprise him about the flood […]

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India Saturday said it was in touch with Iran to secure release of the Indians on board a British-flagged oil tanker seized by the Gulf country in the Strait of Hormuz. We are ascertaining further details on the incident. Our Mission is in touch with the Government of Iran to secure the early release and […]

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