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Wednesday, September 19, 2018Triple talaq ordinance will do more injustice to women: Owaisi

Hyderabad, Sep 19: MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday said the ordinance passed by the Union Cabinet making triple talaq a criminal offence will do more injustice to Muslim women.

Describing the ordinance as anti-women, he said it was also in violation of the fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution.

The Hyderabad MP said the Supreme Court, in its verdict on triple talaq, h

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018Triple talaq ordinance a huge step towards women empowerment: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 19: The BJP described the government's decision to bring an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence as a huge step towards "empowering women".

Taking a dig at the Congress, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said Kapil Sibal, a leader of the opposition party, defended this practice in the Supreme Court.

For all these years, the Congress poli

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018Rafale deal: Government not to satisfy ego of 'ill-informed' Congress leaders

New Delhi, Sep 19: The government on Wednesday said a probe by a Joint Parliamentary Committee or Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) cannot be set up to go into the 36 Rafale fighter jet deal to satisfy the ego of an "ill-informed" Congress leaders.

"I don't think JPC or CAG inquiry is set up to satisfy the ego of an ill-informed leader who repeats lies with alarming regularity," U

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018Rahul attacks Modi govt on lathicharge against Cong workers in Bilaspur

New Delhi, Sep 19: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the Narendra Modi government on the lathi-charge against Congress workers who were protesting in Bilaspur on Tuesday.

In a post on social media, Rahul said, 'under the rule of Narendra Modi, dictatorship has become a habit.

The cowardly attack by the Raman Singh government against fundamental rights of Congress workers

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018Focus on security, regional issues during Afghan President dialogues with PM Modi

New Delhi, Sep 19: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani arrived here on Wednesday on a day-long visit here and is expected to hold crucial talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the afternoon.

Both the leaders will discuss bilateral ties and also matters concerning regional security. According to official sources, the bilateral meeting will take place around 1230 hrs.

The visit comes just

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018Modi Govt takes Ordinance route to make Triple Talaq a punishable offence

New Delhi, Sep 19: Seeking to score a major political victory and rendering the helping hand to Muslim women, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Triple Talaq ordinance.

"Big Day for Muslim women. Ordinance on Triple Talaq approved by the Modi Govt," tweeted BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga.

The bill was stuck in the Rajya Sabha and the clearance by the Union Cabinet takes the

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018Notification issued for ULB polls’s phase-I

SRINAGAR: The Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra Tuesday issued notification for the conduct of the first phase of Municipal Polls in the state, to be held on October 8.

As per the notification, in Jammu Division the elections will be held in Phase-I in Jammu Municipal Corporation ( wards 1 to 75), Municipal Committee Bishnah (1 to 13 wards), Municipal Committee Arnia (1 to 13 wards), Munic

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018Malik to chair conference of DCs, SPs today

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday will chair the state-level conference of all District Development Commissioners (DDCs) and District Police Heads--Superintendents of Police.

The all important conference will be held at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) here on 19th September from 11.00 am.

The conference would also be attended by the Advisors to Governor,

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018#VasudhaivaKutumbakam Without Muslims, there will be no Hindutva in India: Bhagwat

‘RSS doesn't interfere in govt policies, functioning’

NEW DELHI: Often under attack for its "exclusionary" agenda, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said there will be no "Hindu rashtra" without Muslims in India and Hindutva encompasses fraternity and unity in diversity.

He also rubbished speculation of the RSS influencing the government's functioning, asserting that the Sangh does not dictate the BJP's politics or policies of its government, bu

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018Tecno Mobile hosted 'Mirchi Movie Nights' by screening 'Manmarziyaan'

Kolkata, Sep 18: Tecno Mobile hosted 'Mirchi Movie Nights' in Kolkata through the exclusive screening of the recent bollywood release 'Manmarziyaan'.

The screening of bollywood films through Mirchi Movie Nights is an unique initiative by Radio Mirchi for the listeners and other guests. The star studded evenings somehow is erasing the thin line between premiers and special screening. It also

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018Indigo to start daily flight service from Amritsar to Dubai

Amritsar, Sep 18: The Indian carrier Indigo will start its first international daily flight from Sri Guru Ram Das Jee (SGRDJ) International airport, Amritsar to Dubai form October, 28.

Fly Amritsar Initiative Convener and Secretary Overseas, Amritsar Vikas Manch Sameep Singh Gumtala said here on Tuesday that this will be the third direct flight by the Indian carriers from Amritsar Airport for

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018Asia Cup -- India-Pakistan will be a 50-50 contest: Ganguly

Kolkata, Sep 18: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday predicted that the high-voltage Asia Cup clash between India and Pakistan would be an even contest.

"It will be a 50-50 contest between India and Pakistan," Ganguly said on the sidelines of a promotional event here.

India have a 6-5 win loss ratio at the Asia Cup and on Wednesday the Rohit Sharma led side would look to continue

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018CS 'assault' case: Court summons Kejriwal, 12 AAP MLAs on Oct 25

New Delhi, Sep 18: A court here on Tuesday issued summons to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and 11 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs as accused in an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal accepted the charge sheet and asked all 13 to appear before the court on October 25.

The Delhi Police in August c

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018Child death below 5 declined faster in India: UN

New Delhi, Sep 18: Death of children below the age of five continues to steadily reduce in India, declining from nearly 22 per cent in 2012 to 18 per cent in 2017, which is now for the first time below the one million mark, the UN said in a new report.

"The under-five mortality rate of India at 39 per 1000 now equals that of the world, highlighting the much faster decline by India in the last

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018Nun rape case: Bishop moves Kerala HC for anticipatory bail

Kochi, Sep 18: Bishop Franco Mulakkal who has been named in a sexual abuse case by a nun, on Tuesday moved the Kerala High Court seeking an anticipatory bail.

The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar would be appearing before the police probe team on Wednesday.

The bail plea would be heard by Justice V. Raja Vijayaraghavan, later on Tuesday.

Franco has asked the court to see

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018PM celebrates his birthday with children of Varanasi

Varanasi, Sep 18: Prime minister Narendra Modi celebrated his 68th birthday amidst the presence of small sections of rural children and rag pickers, interacting with them at Naruar and Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) here on Monday evening.

Modi was seen in jubilant mood when he asked various questions relating to life from the primary class children at Naruar in Rohania area. During his stay,

 

Monday, September 17, 2018Drug dealer nabbed from Kashmir by Gujarat ATS

Ahmedabad, Sep 17: A man was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in connection with a racket involved in selling heroin smuggled from Pakistan using sea route, police said Monday.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of Gujarat ATS nabbed Nazir Ahmed Thakar on Sunday from a place in Srinagar with the help of local police and brought him here Monday, the ATS said in

 

Monday, September 17, 2018Omar wishes PM Modi on his birthday

Srinagar, Sep 17: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday.

Taking to micro blogging site twitter Vice President of the National Conference (NC) Omar said “ Wishing Jenab @narendramodi Sb a very happy birthday. May almighty bless him with a long life & good health”.

 

Monday, September 17, 2018Jitendra Singh to inaugurate All India Pension Adalat on Tuesday

New Delhi, Sep 17: Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Jitendra Singh will inaugurate the All India Pension Adalat here Tuesday.

The Pension Adalat, being organised by the Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare (DoP&PW), will be one of the largest exercises for Pensioners’ Welfare eve

 

Monday, September 17, 2018BJP chief, Rishi Kapoor, Hima Das greet PM on his b'day

New Delhi, Sep 17: BJP chief Amit Shah, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Congress president Rahul and a number of sports personalities and film stars have extended their good wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday on Monday.

"Prime Minister Modi’s quality of recognising the importance of service and more importantly respecting those who put in their effort to serve othe

 

Monday, September 17, 2018Provide treatment, security to acid attack victim, SC tells UP

New Delhi, Sep 17: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to provide free medical treatment and adequate security to a woman attacked with acid in Bulandshahr for refusing to accept 'triple talaq' and undergo 'nikah halala'.

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud directed that the Bulandshahr Senior Superintendent of Po

 

Monday, September 17, 2018HP India unveils affordable mini desktop to empower students

New Delhi, Sep 17: HP India on Monday introduced an affordable mini desktop to help students learn and collaborate in schools and educational institutions across the country.

Starting at Rs 19,990, the HP 260 G3 desktop will enable schools and institutes to set up or upgrade computers in their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) labs at a minimal cost, the company said in a

 

Monday, September 17, 2018Soldier kills 2 colleagues, himself in Himachal Pradesh

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 17: A soldier allegedly shot dead two of his colleagues before killing himself in the cantonment area of Dharamshala early on Monday, police said.

Jasbir Singh, a soldier of the 18 Sikh Regiment, shot dead two fellow soldiers, Hardeep Singh and Harpal Singh, at the Officer's Mess around 2 a.m on Monday.

He then shot himself with his service INSAS rifle, p

 

Monday, September 17, 2018Now, Shivpal Yadav unveils his outfit's flag

Lucknow, Sep 17: Over a fortnight after floating the Samajwadi Secular Manch (SSM), former Uttar Pradesh Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav on Monday unveiled his outfit's flag.

Shivpal, a younger brother of Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, had last week removed the SP flag with the bicycle symbol from his vehicles.

On Monday, a cavalcade of cars parked outside his residence in Luck

 

Monday, September 17, 2018Mamata greets PM Narendra Modi on his 68th birthday

Kolkata, Sep 17: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on an official tour of Europe, on Monday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 68th birthday.

"Birthday greetings to Prime Minister @narendramodiji," Ms Banerjee said on her Twitter account.

Ms Banerjee is now on an official tour to Europe for two weeks.

Mr Modi is expected to celebrate his 68th birthday at his par

 

Monday, September 17, 2018SC extends house arrest of rights activists till Sep 19

New Delhi, Sep 17: The Supreme Court Monday said that it will examine two days later whether there is material supporting the arrest of five rights activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra extended till September 19 the house arrest of the five rights activists--Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj and

 

Monday, September 17, 2018 Rajnath in Jammu today, to launch smart fence along IB, review security

JAMMU: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday will arrive in Jammu on a day-long visit where he will launch the 'smart fence' pilot project along International Border in the region and will also review security situation ahead of the upcoming Municipal and Panchayat elections, commencing from next month.

Singh will inaugurate India's first 'smart fence' pilot project, which entails deploy

 

Monday, September 17, 2018 India will not lower guard on border with China: Sitharaman

NEW DELHI: India will not lower its guard along the Line of Actual Control with China, while maintaining border peace in sync with the "Wuhan" spirit, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.

Nearly a month after talks with her Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe, Sitharaman said both sides recognised that the broad decisions arrived at the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi

 

Monday, September 17, 2018'Hindutva' as its central theme, RSS lecture series begins today

Opposition leaders likely to keep away

NEW DELHI: With "Hindutva" as the central theme, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will hold a pathbreaking three-day lecture series here from Monday but the top leaders in the opposition are unlikely to grace the event.

The highlight will be talks to be delivered on all three days by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, presenting the Sangh's view on various contemporary issues of national importanc

 

Monday, September 17, 2018#Happy_Birthday_PM | Modi turns 68 today

New Delhi, Sep 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate his 68th birthday in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi where he will interact with school children.

Modi will reach Narur village this afternoon where he will interact with children of a primary school, which is aided by a non-profit organisation, Room to Read.

Later, at the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) campus, the prime

 

Monday, September 17, 2018PM Modi greets people on the occasion of Viswakarma Puja

New Delhi, Sep 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted people on the occasion of Viswakarma Puja.

The day is dedicated to worshipping the God of Engineering and Construction by Hindus.

In a Twitter message, Mr Modi bowed in respect of 'God of Construction and Art and Engineering' and said devotees should always take new inspiration for innovation from Lord Viswakarma.

Today is

 

Sunday, September 16, 2018Rajnath to inaugurate smart fence on border in Jammu tomorrow

Jammu, Sep 16: The much-awaited smart fence pilot project will be inaugurated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along international border in Jammu sector on Monday.
'BSF has constructed three pilot projects of smart fencing along the IB with Pakistan in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts and it will be inaugurated by the Union Home Minister on September 17 (Monday),' a BSF official said here.

 

Sunday, September 16, 2018No grudge against officers approaching Supreme Court: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Sep 16: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said she has no "grudge" against a group of Army officers who have approached the Supreme Court to present their views on cases relating to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

The defence minister said the officers have chosen to go to the court as there is a "certain sense of worry" in their minds which she can understand.

 

Sunday, September 16, 2018Topper gang-rape: No arrests so far

Chandigarh, Sep 16: Haryana Police continued the hunt for the culprits involved in the gang-rape of a board topper, with no arrests made even four days after the gruesome crime.


Police sources said on Sunday that raids were being conducted at various locations to arrest the three accused involved in the crime.

The police were questioning relatives, friends and fellow villagers of the accu

 

Sunday, September 16, 2018Ghost of Rewari rape haunt Haryana CM in Jammu, too

Pays obeisance at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine

S. SHEKHAR

JAMMU: Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, who was in Jammu today on a formal visit, had to face tough time when repeatedly questioned about his government’s inaction into brutal gang-rape of a teenage girl in Rewari district of that State, which took place three days ago.

“Don’t heckle me, you don’t know how to behave when a leader speaks,” he reportedly said and seeme

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018Shutdown in Telangana town over Dalit man's killing

Hyderabad, Sep 15: A shutdown was imposed in Telangana's Miryalguda town on Saturday over the murder of a Dalit man in an apparent case of honour killing.

Shops and business establishments remained closed in the town in Nalgonda district, about 150 km from Hyderabad.

Dalit organisations took out rallies, demanding justice for the family of 23-year-old Pranay Kumar, who was hacked to death o

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018Rahul accuses CBI Gujarat officer of helping Mallya escape

New Delhi, Sep 15: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused CBI Joint Director A.K.Sharma, who is also a Gujarat IPS officer, of helping fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya to escape from the country.

He said Sharma, who was posted in the CBI in 2015, was also "in charge of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi's escape plans".

The Congress President also alleged that Sharma is Prime Ministe

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018Shah participates in 'Swachhta hi Seva'

Hyderabad, Sep 15: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President President Amit Shah has participated in the ambitious 'Swachhta hi Seva', a nation-wide sanitation drive, in Domalguda area here on Saturday.

A large number of people including the party cadre also took part in the drive along with Mr.Shah.

Earlier, Mr Shah arrived by a special aircraft at Begumpet Airport. He was received b

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018UP to become ODF by October 2, 2019: Adityanath

Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 15: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that the state would become open defecation free by October 2, 2019, with his government constructed over 1.36 crore toilets in the last 17 months.

"Four years ago in 99,000 villages of the state, cleanliness was a distant dream. And since October 2, 2014, to March 2017, only about 25 lakh toilets w

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018Parrikar heads for AIIMS Delhi

Panaji, Sep 15: Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday headed to the national capital via a special chartered flight for further treatment and examination at the All India Institute for Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Parrikar, who is suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer, also held meetings with Speaker Pramod Sawant and Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo amid talks of distribution of

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018PM to celebrate his birthday in Varanasi on Monday

Varanasi, Sep 15: Hectic preparations are going on for the proposed two-day-long visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his parliamentary constituency from September 17.

Mr Modi will celebrate his 68th birthday on Monday next by offering prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple and interacting with the children at Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) and Naruar village, where he is likely to cut his

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018Assam Police in UP over Hizbul militant's arrest

Guwahati, Sep 15: A team of Assam Police reached Uttar Pradesh on Saturday after a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist from the northeastern state was arrested in Kanpur earlier this week.

Qamar-uz-Zaman from Hojai district, was arrested by the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of the UP Police on Thursday. He has been missing since 2017.

"We have sent a team to Kanpur. They will coordinate with the ATS w

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018PM launches 'Swachhata hi Seva' movement for clean India

New Delhi, Sep 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched nationwide 'Swachhta hi Seva' campaign and urged people to rededicate themselves to fulfill Bapu's dream of Clean India.

On the launch of the campaign, the Prime Minister, interacting with a cross-section of people from 18 locations across the country, via video conferencing, said, 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement' commences tod

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018Petrol Price reaches 85.31/ L in Srinagar, Rs 88/ Litre in Mumbai, 81 in Delhi

September 15: Fuel prices once again witnessed a hike on Friday, with petrol being sold at Rs 81.00 per litre and diesel at Rs 73.08 per litre here in the national capital.

The price of petrol has been increased by 13 paise per litre, while diesel saw a hike of 11 paise per litre, as compared to Tuesday’s prices in New Delhi.

In Mumbai, petrol and diesel have touched a new high of Rs 88.39

 

Friday, September 14, 2018Mamata congratulates Justice Gogoi on appointment as CJI

Kolkata, Sep 14: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday congratulated Justice Ranjan Gogoi after he was appointed the next Chief Justice of India (CJI).

"May I humbly congratulate Justice Ranjan Gogoi, appointed as the 46th Chief Justice of India who will assume office on October 3. We are very proud of you," Mamata tweeted.

President Ram Nath Kovind designated Justice Gogoi a

 

Friday, September 14, 2018Delhi cop's son booked as his video thrashing woman goes viral

New Delhi, Sep 14: The Delhi Police has registered a case against the son of one of its officers after his video of beating a woman went viral on social networking sites.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Monika Bhardwaj said "a stern action" has been taken against the accused Rohit Tomar, son of Delhi Police Sub-Inspector Ashok Singh Tomar.

A case has been registered against him on the c

 

Friday, September 14, 2018Rahul blames Modi for diluting CBI's 'detain' notice on Mallya

New Delhi, Sep 14: Stepping up his attack against the government, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that it was "inconceivable" that the CBI, which reports to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, would have diluted without his approval the lookout notice against fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya.

"Mallya's great escape was aided by the CBI quietly changing the "detain" notice for him

 

Friday, September 14, 2018SC to hear plea of acid attack victim who refused triple talaq

New Delhi, Sep 14: The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea by a victim of an acid attack in Bulandshahr city a day earlier for refusing to accept a triple talaq.

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud said it would hear the plea on September 17.

The victim, Shabnam Rani, was attacked with acid

 

Friday, September 14, 2018Rahul appoints 9 new AICC secretaries

New Delhi, Sep 14: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed nine new AICC secretaries.

In a statement, party General Secretary Ashok Gehlot said: "Zenith Sangma has been appointed as secretary for Arunachal Pradesh, Amapareen Lyngdoh for Mizoram, Charles Pyngrope for Manipur, Victor Keishing for Meghalaya, Pradyut Bordoloi for Nagaland, Pradyot Deb Barman for Sikkim, Bhupen Kumar Bo

 

Friday, September 14, 2018Amit Shah offers prayers to Lord Ganesh in Mumbai

Mumbai, Sep 14: BJP president Amit Shah Friday offered prayers to Lord Ganesh at various places in Mumbai as part of the ongoing 10-day Ganesh festival.

Shah and his wife arrived in the city post-noon and were received at the airport by the party's city unit chief Ashish Shelar.

The BJP chief visited a Ganpati Mandal in Bandra, headed by Shelar, to have 'darshan' of Lord Ganesh. The mandal'

 

Friday, September 14, 2018BSP leader shot dead in Meerut

Meerut, Sep 14 : Armed criminals shot dead a BSP leader Guddu Choudhury in a busy market area of Mawana road in the city on Thursday night.

Police sources here on Friday said that four criminals attacked Guddu, who tried to safe himself by entering an ATM counter.

But the criminals went inside it and shot him dead.

Though police was nearby but they did not came to save the BSP leader.

 

Friday, September 14, 2018Modi praises exemplary social works done by Bohra community

Indore, MP, Sept 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today heaped lavish praises on the Daudi Bohra community for work being done in fields of nutrition, education and cleanliness.

“Such efforts provide strength to the regime in uplifting the country,” said Mr Modi while addressing 'Ashra Mubarak' programme organised by the community on the occasion of Muharram at Saifi Mosque here.

He said

 

Friday, September 14, 2018SC awards ex-ISRO man Nambi Narayanan Rs 50 lakh compensation

New Delhi, Sep 14: The Supreme Court on Friday awarded Rs 50 lakh compensation to former ISRO scientist S. Nambi Narayanan who was falsely implicated in an espionage case and had to suffer jail term and ignominy.

Awarding the compensation, a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud also directed the setting up of a Committee to inquire into the r

 

Friday, September 14, 2018Spread awareness on curability of leprosy, eliminate discrimination: SC

New Delhi, Sep 14: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that awareness is spread about the free treatment available for leprosy patients and directed the central and state governments to formulate rehabilitation schemes for those suffering from the disease.

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud issued a slew of directions to the centre and th

 

Friday, September 14, 2018SC stays bail of Kashmiri businessman in terror funding case

New Delhi, Sep 14: A day after the Delhi High Court granted bail to Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in a terror funding case, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the order.

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud said it would hear the matter on September 26.

The order came on a plea filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA)

 

Friday, September 14, 2018Maoist killed in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Sep 14: A Maoist guerrilla carrying a bounty of Rs 1 lakh was killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said.

According to a police statement, the security forces raided Bodkera village after receiving a tip-off that the victim Krishna Gope, an area commander, was holding a meeting with at least four other guerrillas.

While the oth

 

Friday, September 14, 201819-year-old student raped by three youths in Haryana town: Police

Haryana, Sep 14: A 19-year-old graduation student was allegedly gangraped in Mahendergarh by three young men from her village in Rewari district of Haryana, police said.

According to the FIR filed early Thursday morning, the complainant told the police she alighted the bus near Kosli bus stand in Mahendergarh,where she was enrolled into a coaching institute.

“When I crossed the road, two b