Rajya Sabha has passed the Juvenile Justice Bill which will try 16 and above as adults in heinous crimes like rape and murder. The members with differing opinions on the bill engaged in a lengthy debate before the bill was put to a voice vote after the Left staged a walk out. Here are the top reactions.
The Delhi government ordered an inquiry into the alleged financial irregularities of the state cricket body. The order came minutes after cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad accused the DDCA of massive irregularities, including giving contracts to fake companies and paying them crores in cash.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi will appear in a Delhi court today in National Herald case. Congress leaders expressed their support for Gandhis and accused BJP of vindictiveness while BJP leaders rejected the accusations.
Reactions poured in as the Delhi Court today said that the youngest of six men who raped and tortured a young medical student, Jyoti Singh, on a moving bus in 2012 can no longer be kept at a special home.
After attacks by two BJP leaders on Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan for his comments to NDTV on 'religious intolerance', various politicians and actor Anupam Kher have come out strongly in support of the actor.
Two Dalit children were burnt alive after their home in a village in Haryana was set on fire on Monday. A highway has been blocked by angry locals who are protesting against the incident. They have said they would not cremate the children till action is taken against the accused.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has for the first time spoken on the mob lynching of a 52-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh's Dadri, calling the incident 'really sad'. However, the Opposition was quick to denounce the PM's remarks, criticising him for his 'delayed' reaction.
A key organiser of former Pakistan foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri's book launch event today alleged that he was attacked by Shiv Sena activists. He said his face was painted black with paint by Sena activists for refusing to cancel Kasuri's book launch in Mumbai.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the top American business leaders on Thursday at New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel. India is open for business and the top priority for his government was reforms in governance, PM told a group of more than 40 top executives.