India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from Agencies) | Friday August 22, 2014
The government today claimed that it did not attempt to force Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi from his office. Yesterday, the Supreme Court ordered the Centre to explain whether Mr Qureshi had received two phone calls from the Centre asking him to ...
World | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The anti-government protests in Pakistan entered the ninth day today amidst serious differences between the negotiators and the protest leaders, who are demanding nothing less than Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation as a pre-condition for talk...
World | Associated Press | Friday August 22, 2014
The moment Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson shot an unarmed 18-year-old, a 25-year-old Supreme Court case became the prism through which his actions will be legally judged.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday August 22, 2014
The Supreme Court today told the government that it is concerned about the post of Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha remaining vacant. Judges said the position "conveys a voice different from the government's" and is therefore crucial. The C...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 21, 2014
A court today remanded chairman of Saradha group Sudipto Sen to CBI's custody till August 26 as the agency plans to verify some more names of politicians who were alleged beneficiaries of the chit fund scam.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 21, 2014
Agitation would be intensified seeking removal of Madurai Kamaraj University Vice-Chancellor Kalyani Mathivanan from the post, a representative of the association pressing the demand today said.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 21, 2014
The Supreme Court has admitted petitions challenging a proposed law to change the way judges are appointed, which was passed in Parliament recently.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 21, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday prevented gay marriage in Virginia from going into effect by blocking an appeals court ruling that struck down the state's ban.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 20, 2014
The Narendra Modi government today caught a break on the "black money" row as the Supreme Court said it was satisfied with steps taken by a Special Investigation Team to bring back illegal wealth stashed in foreign banks.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Yusra Askari, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Tahir-ul-Qadri, the cleric who is leading protests along with Imran Khan in Islamabad, asked protesters to prevent law-makers present in parliament today from leaving the premises till Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns. Mr Sharif has, however, left...
India | Edited by Tasim Zahid | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Protestors, including former judges and Bollywood celebrities, have gathered in Pune to highlight the failure of law-enforcement agencies in apprehending the killers of anti-superstition campaigner Dr Narendra Dhabolkar exactly one year ago.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday August 20, 2014
The 2013 Indian Premier League match-fixing and betting scam is being investigated by the Justice Mukul Mudgal panel. BCCI president N. Srinivasan is under the scanner. A report is expected to be submitted to the Supreme Court end-August.
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Days after the Supreme Court banned the participation of children under the age of 12 in the Dahi Handi festival in view of fatal accidents, over 100 revellers were injured today. In Mumbai, 84 people sustained injuries of which 12 had to be hospital...
India | Reuters | Monday August 18, 2014
The Sultan of Brunei has made a bid for New York's Plaza Hotel, Dream Hotel and London's Grosvenor House hotel, the Wall Street Journal's website edition reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the situation.
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
Last year in May, Zaka Ashraf had declared himself as the first elected Chairman of the PCB but the Islamabad High Court later declared his election as null and void as did the Supreme Court.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 14, 2014
The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre and the states on a PIL seeking complete ban on smoking products in the country.
Opinion | Siddharth Varadarajan | Thursday August 14, 2014
Siddharth Varadarajan on why government plays too weighty a role.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday August 14, 2014
Parliament today approved a new proposal that dramatically changes how judges are appointed. The proposal which was cleared by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday was approved by the Rajya Sabha today.
Thursday August 14, 2014
Mr Roy was jailed in March after he failed to appear at a contempt hearing in the long-running dispute with the capital markets watchdog Sebi (Securities and Exchange Board of India) over the company's failure to repay crores to investors who were so...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 14, 2014
The CBI conducted searches at 28 locations, including the residence of a former minister, in connection with Rs.10,000-crore Saradha chit fund scam, an official said on Thursday.