Hundreds of passengers were stuck in Indias financial capital, Mumbai, and nearby towns on Monday after two days of heavy rain flooded rivers and undermined railway tracks, forcing authorities to cancel or divert dozens of long-distance trains. Rivers in the western state of Maharashtra were flooded after authorities released water from dams made full after […]

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The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Friday the petitions posing legal challenges to the Centres decision to scrap provisions of Article 370 which abrogated special status to Jammu and Kashmir and subsequent measures putting restrictions on the working of media in the region. A special bench, comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices […]

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Naths nephew Ratul Puri in connection with a bank fraud case from Delhi, news agency ANI reported on Tuesday morning. He will be produced before a court in Delhi later today where the agency will seek his custody to interrogate him. ED officials told […]

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As the National Register of Citizens (NRC) final list excluded 19.07 lakh people, Amnesty International India has appealed to the Assam government to ensure that the Foreigners Tribunals function with utmost transparency. It should function in line with the fair trial standards guaranteed under national and international laws, Akar Patel, Head of Amnesty International India, […]

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