The Chattisgarh government on Monday told the Supreme Court that human rights activist and Delhi University professor Nandini Sundar and four others accused in a murder case will neither be arrested nor interrogated pursuant to the filing of an FIR against them.
Slamming the Congress and other parties which are opposing demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the corrupt were upset while the poor were "enjoying a sound sleep" after his decision and urged people to bear some inconvenience to root out corruption.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sharpened her attack on Modi government on Saturday over demonetisation of Rs 500/1000 notes saying she is ready to even work with CPM, despite ideological difference with them, to save the country.
In Delhi, tensions prevailed in Jamia Nagar area as residents pelted stones at police buses amid rumours of shortage of salt and rise in prices of the essential commodities.
The Supreme Court on Friday issued contempt notice to its former judge Markandey Katju for allegedly scandalising apex court judges. The top court said the notice was issued for Katju's blog, in which he allegedly used intemperate language about judges.
In a big relief for commuters, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay Allahabad High Court's order making 9.2-km, eight-lane Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) flyway toll free.
In a big jolt for Punjab, holding the state government's move in 2004 to terminate the Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal agreement as unconstitutional, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against the state.
An inquiry into the alleged jailbreak by SIMI operatives in Bhopal on Diwali night has pointed finger at some jail staffers. At least two staffers, including a high-ranking official of the Bhopal Central Jail, and two convicts are reportedly under investigation for their possible role in the jailbreak staged by eight SIMI operatives in the wee hours of October 31.
Around 1,800 primary schools in New Delhi have been ordered to shut down today as the national capital tries to deal with some of the worst pollution in recent years. The city has been enveloped by thick smog since last weekend's Diwali festival celebrations.
Chennai: In a big relief for her fans and supporters, Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa has completely recovered and she understands what is going on around her, said Apollo Hospitals chairman Dr Prathap C Reddy on Friday.
An audio clip allegedly featuring walkie-talkie conversations of Madhya Pradesh police officials handling their "encounter" with SIMI operatives early this week has surfaced, fuelling further suspicion that cops were keen to kill ? not capture alive ? the eight men who allegedly escaped from jail.
Diwali has been over but Delhi's air quality continues to be in the "severe" category despite experts predicting that it would improve to "very poor" by Wednesday.
Bhopal: The lawyer of the eight SIMI under-trials, killed in an encounter by the Madhya Pradesh police, has alleging that their jailbreak hours before they were killed was a set-up and has demanded a CBI investigation.
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Tuesday said roads in the capital will be vacuum cleaned every week to check dust and air pollution - which has increased post Diwali as toxic matter was released due to setting off of firecrackers.
New Delhi: An Ex-serviceman, Ram Kishan Grewal, on Wednesday committed suicide at the Jantar Mantar over the issue of One Rank One Pension (OROP). His son said that before taking the big step, the former soldier called...
Air quality in Delhi reached extremely dangerous levels post-Diwali and improved only marginally on Tuesday. Meanwhile Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia called a high-level meeting on Tuesday to discuss steps to combat pollution on a 'war footing'.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday caused quite a sensation by alleging that there is a "widespread" fear that the phones of judges are being tapped and said if it is true, then it is the biggest assault on the independence of the judiciary.
The eight SIMI activists who escaped from Bhopal Central Jail on Sunday night have been killed in an encounter with a special Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Eintkhedi village on the outskirts of Bhopal.
Thick smog is hanging over Delhi and parts of Uttar Pradesh on the morning after Diwali, with pollution at an alarming "severe" at 7 am on Monday. Smoke from firecrackers choked the air and also affected visibility.
Mortal remains of Indian Army soldier Mandeep Singh, who died in the encounter near LoC, were brought to his hometown in Kurukshetra, Haryana on Sunday. 27-year-old Sepoy Mandeep Singh of the 17th Sikh Regiment lost his life on Friday and his body was mutilated by terrorists in an attack near the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.
A soldier was killed and his body mutilated by terrorists in an encounter in Machhil sector of Kupwara district, near the Line of Control (LoC), in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday evening, the Army said.
providing a huge relief to commuters in Delhi and Noida, the Allahabad High Court today declared the Delhi-Noida-Delhi (DND) Flyway toll-free. The court said its order is applicable with immediate effect.
New Delhi: As JNU student Najeeb Ahmad remained missing for fifth straight day, angry students protesting against the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration's "lack of initiative and effort" towards finding him, confined Vice Chancellor M. Jagdeesh Kumar and other top university officials to their offices all from Wednesday afternoon till Thursday morning.
Bhubaneswar: At least 23 people were killed and over 50 injured in a major fire that broke out at Sum Hospital, a leading private healthcare institute, in Bhubaneswar late on Monday.
Separatist guerrillas overpowered TV tower guards and snatched their weapons in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, said the police on Monday. The militants attacked the guards posted at a Low Power Transmitter station...
Bengaluru: Pohibitory orders have been issued for some parts of Bengaluru amid a bandh call in protest against the gruesome murder of Rudresh R, an activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in the Karnataka capital on Sunday.
Taking offence at opposition parties' remarks questioning Narendra Modi's visit to Lucknow to celebrate Dussehra on Tuesday, BJP said he does not need their permission to visit any part of the country as he is the Prime Minister of 125 crore people of India and a Lok Sabha member from Uttar Pradesh.
After BSP supremo Mayawati, at her Lucknow rally, asked Muslims not to "waste" their votes on SP as it would benefit BJP, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today countered her by saying they still remember BSP's proximity with BJP.
On Monday curfew was imposed in 11 police station areas of Srinagar as a precautionary measure in view of the eighth day of Muhurram. The police station areas in which the curbs on the movement of people have been imposed are Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Safakadal, Maharaj Gunj, Maisuma, Ram Munshi Bagh, Kralkhud, Shaheed Gunj, Karan Nagar and Batamaloo.
Death toll due to unrest in Kashmir has reached 90 with a young boy succumbing to head injuries late Friday night. He was injured after security forces used tear gas shells and pellet guns to break up a protest in Srinagar's Saidpora area of the old city earlier in the day.