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  • Odisha cancels allotments of plots through discretionary quota to state bigwigs 5 hours 58 minutes ago

    Bhubaneshwar: The Odisha Cabinet on Thursday cancelled all discretionary quota plots and houses which were illegally allotted since 1995 to highly influential people in Odisha. This after CNN IBN had first exposed these illegal allotments in 2011 and followed up the story compelling the Naveen Patnaik government to act. Of...
  • Kerala fishermen killing: Italy refuses to send marine back to India 16 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a move that could escalate tensions between India and Italy, the Italian government on Thursday refused to send its marine, serving a murder trial, back to India saying he is too ill to return. The Supreme Court had on Tuesday refused to extend Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre's...
  • SC refuses to interfere with Bombay HC order that stays Maratha reservation 18 hours 35 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the order of the Bombay High Court which stayed the move to grant 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions in Maharashtra. "It is just an interim order, let the Bombay High Court decide it," a bench...
  • MP judge harassment case: SC asks CJI to form new probe panel 19 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday disbanded a two-member probe panel appointed by the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court to investigate allegations of sexual harassment against a judge in the MP HC. The apex court ruled that the Chief Justice of India may constitute another panel to look...
  • Angry SpiceJet passengers lose their cool Yesterday

    Angry SpiceJet passengers lose their cool after waiting since 4 AM on Wednesday. All SpiceJet flights remained grounded for the first half of the day. "It is very irritating. They are not giving us any alternative," said a passenger. ...
  • SC asks Centre not to appoint CVC, VC without its permission Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to take its permission before appointing the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and Vigilance Commissioner and also sought details about the selection process. A bench comprising Chief Justice H L Dattu and Justice Madan B Lokur, however, allowed the government to...
  • SC defers verdict on Sahara plea to raise more debt on hotels Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred a verdict on embattled Sahara conglomerate's plea seeking permission to raise more debt on its three overseas hotels, crucial to secure bail for its jailed chief Subrata Roy. Sahara needs to deposit an initial $1.6 billion to secure bail for Roy, held in a...
  • Sahara awaits court verdict that may give jailed chief Subrata Roy freedom Yesterday

    New Delhi: Embattled conglomerate Sahara is readying for a court verdict on Wednesday that will determine if it can take on a new loan and refinance debt on its overseas hotels, including the Plaza in New York, to secure the release of its jailed chief. Sahara Chairman Subrata Roy has been...
  • Nirbhaya gangrape: Nothing has changed in the last 2 years, say her parents 2 days ago

    Even two years after the brutal Delhi gangrape of a 23-year-old, nothing seems to have changed. "We are still seeking for justice. The city is still not safe for women. A safe public transport is a must," say Nirbahya's parents. ...
  • BCCI rules aren't sacrosanct, exit of a team won't collapse projects: SC 2 days ago

    Tightening the noose around the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Supreme Court said on Tuesday that rules of the BCCI are not sacrosanct and cricket projects in the country won't collapse with the exit of a team in the IPL spot-fixing case. Clamping down on the...
  • SC refuses to extend Italian marine's stay in Italy 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has rejected a plea by Italian marine, accused of two shooting Kerala fishermen, to extend his stay in Italy. The apex court has asked Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre to return to India by January 16, 2015. Latorre had approached the SC seeking an extension of two...
  • India 3rd on black money list; $440 billion flows out in 10 years 2 days ago

    Washington: As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated $94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012. As a result, the cumulative illicit money moving out of the country over a ten-year...
  • IPL: Sundar Raman pulled up by SC, questions BCCI's rule 6.2.4 3 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and pulled up IPL COO Raman for his silence in the entire issue. ...
  • SC allows new CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha to take charge of probe in 2G cases 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed new CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha to take charge of the investigation and prosecution in the 2G scam cases, over three weeks after it had removed his predecessor Ranjit Sinha from the probe following allegations of trying to protect some accused. A bench...
  • SC to examine validity of BCCI's rule 6.2.4 permitting conflict of interest 3 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Monday hit the nail on the head by making it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and the court will also determine the validity of the same. BCCI has already found itself in a lot of trouble following...
  • SC allows new CBI chief Anil Sinha to take over probe into 2G cases 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday permitted newly-appointed Central Bureau of Investigation Director Anil Sinha to take over the probe into 2G cases. The apex court passed the order on an application by the probe agency seeking clarification on its earlier order removing former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha from the...
  • Will clean up river Ganga in three years: Uma Bharti 3 days ago

    Allahabad: Union Minister Uma Bharti asserted that the Centre was committed to cleaning up Ganga within three years even as she voiced dismay over the extent of pollution after an inspection in Allahabad saying the people were getting only "effluents" and not "Ganga jal" from the river. The Water Resources Minister...
  • Pending rape cases: High Court chief justices urged to set up fast track courts 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Centre has urged chief justices of high courts to set up fast track courts to deal with pending rape cases and monitor their progress. Since setting up of fast track courts is the responsibility of the state government, the Centre has also urged the chief ministers to...
  • Saradha scam: TMC workers protest outside court, dares Centre to act against Mamata Banerjee 5 days ago

    Kolkata: The standoff between Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party continues, as TMC workers protest outside Alipore court over West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra's arrest in the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam on Saturday. Earlier on Saturday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP...
  • Saradha scam: BJP says Mamata Banerjee is pressing panic button 5 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her 'political vendetta' charge over action in Saradha scam, saying she is pressing the 'panic button' and 'rattled' by the possibility that her 'own involvement' could come to light. "Dare does not matter. Sometimes I can say these are politically...
  • SC dismisses Defence Ministry appeals against disabled soldiers: Political executive loses opportunity to earn goodwill 5 days ago

    The writer is former Indian Army Major Navdeep Singh. It is well known that the current political regime is proactive and deeply concerned about the welfare of men and women in uniform. It is also well documented that both the Prime Minister as well as the Defence Minister are sensitive...
  • Not allowing woman to enter kitchen isn't cruelty: Delhi court 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has discharged the sister-in-law of a woman of dowry harassment charge, saying the allegations of being "rough and rude" and "not allowing her to enter kitchen" do not amount to cruelty. District and Sessions Judge Ina Malhotra upheld the magisterial court's order that had charged...
  • Delhi rape case: Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav to be produced in court today 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Trouble is escalating for Uber as the accused driver, Shiv Kumar Yadav, who is in police custody will be produced in court on Thursday. He allegedly raped a 25-year-old MNC employee on December 5 night. Meanwhile, the company's Asia Pacific head was grilled by the Delhi Police on Wednesday....
  • HC agrees to hear plea for regulating radio cabs in Delhi December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a PIL seeking measures to regulate radio cabs in the national capital, which were allegedly flouting existing norms and guidelines made by the government, days after a 27-year- old woman was raped by an Uber taxi driver. A bench of...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts case: SC seeks Maharashtra STF, CBI's reply December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday further stayed the execution of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, lone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, and sought responses from Maharashtra Special Task Force and CBI on his plea seeking review of death penalty awarded to him. In an...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Man gets seven years in jail for raping minor December 10, 2014

    Bhadohi: A man has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment by a local court for raping a minor. Shah Alam alias Veeru, a vegetable vendor, was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl in Kotwali area in August 2011, according to prosecution. Additional district judge Sanjay Pandey held Alam guilty on Tuesday. The judge...
  • Cabinet may decide coal auction floor price today December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet may on Wednesday decide to fix a floor price of Rs 150/tonne for auction of coal blocks in March. A methodology for fixing floor and reserve price for the auction of 204 coal mines whose allocation was cancelled by the Supreme Court in September, will be decided...
  • SC proposes high-power committee to cleanse cricket December 9, 2014

    The apex court hinted at setting up a high-powered committee to suggest measures for cleansing the game hit by allegations of betting and spot-fixing. ...
  • SC slams Centre over arrests for posting 'objectionable comments' on social media December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday did not agree with the contention of the Centre that arrests of some persons for allegedly posting objectionable comments on social websites were "stray incidents", saying that even if they were aberrations, they were "brazen" and "grave". The counsel for the Centre told a...
  • 17 prisoners escape while being taken to Chaibasa court; 14 police official suspended December 9, 2014

    Chaibasa: Over 17 prisoners on Tuesday tried to escape from jail van while they were being taken back from court to jail in Chaibasa, Jharkhand. In an attempt to stop the prisoners , police opened fire on them that left two of the absconding prisoner dead while three others critically injured....