The Supreme Court punctured the Pune Police's bid for immediate custody of the five human rights activists arrested for suspected Maoist links on Wednesday, saying that dissent was the safety valve of democracy. Granting the activists interim relief, the court ruled that they can't beRead More
New Delhi: The Maharashtra Police conducted a coordinated crackdown against left-wing activists on Tuesday, bringing the focus back to 'Urban Naxalism', as coined by the government. After repeated setbacks in the hinterland, it is feared that Maoists are trying to gain a foothold in theRead More
The outgoing Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, who is set to retire in October, has some big judgments to look into before he demits his office. Misra is expected to deliver judgments in cases pertaining to the legality of Aadhaar and whether to refer the issue of mosques being essential toRead More
A survey conducted by C-Voter and ABP news has predicted that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party would lose all three upcoming Assembly elections of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan to the Congress, but the Narendra Modi factor may swing things in the party's favour in the 2019 LokRead More
Mumbai: The Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways, which is facing headwinds amid cash-crunch and under regulatory probes, said on Monday it has been evaluating various funding options to meet liquidity requirements on priority.
The second largest domestic airline byRead More
Bridgewater: Former presidential advisor Omarosa Manigault Newman has said she secretly recorded conversations she had in the White House, including her firing by Chief of Staff John Kelly in the high-security Situation Room. It was a highly unusual admission, which drewRead More
New Delhi: Countering the picture projected by Opposition of a gloomy economic situation and claims of rising unemployment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that more than one crore jobs have been created in the last one year, hence, the campaign of lack of jobs needs to stop now.Read More
New Delhi: Despite news from Intelligence of reported sightings of Nirav Modi in the last few days, the whereabouts of the fugitive diamantaire continues to remain a mystery. Indian agencies investigating the Rs 14,000 Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam are dependent onRead More
New Delhi: The government is mulling an idea to bring seaside revenue villages under coastal police stations and extending their jurisdiction up to 200 nautical miles in order to strengthen the country's maritime borders. The move comes close on the heels of a chargesheet in the MV HenryRead More
The heavy southwest monsoon has wreaked havoc in Kerala as water levels continue to rise in rivers and reservoirs. A third red alert was issued for the Idukki Dam reservoir on Thursday night.
As more dam gates are going to opened, four naval teams and a Sea King helicopter have beenRead More
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 is set to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha, where the government lacks numbers, on Friday, a day after the Union Cabinet cleared the amendments to the bill.
However, if the Upper House of the Parliament fails to pass the bill,Read More
Mumbai: Facing financial headwinds, in a rare development, Jet Airways has deferred announcing the June quarter numbers to an unspecified late date.
In a BSE filing late on Thursday evening, the Naresh Goyal-run airline, which had its AGM in earlier in the day,Read More
Muzaffarpur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has demanded detailed medical report of Brajesh Thakur, the key accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, from Muzaffarpur jail's doctor.
Thakur, who was arrested on 2 June by the Bihar police in the case, has been restingRead More
Maharashtra is bracing for a day-long shutdown on Thursday called by an umbrella organisation of pro-quota Maratha groups, with the authorities ordering closure of schools and colleges in some areas fearing violence. However, Navi Mumbai has been exempt from the agitation.
The AllRead More
Chief Minister of Myanmar's Chin state Salai Lian Luai and Mizoram Commerce and Industries Minister H Rohluna jointly inaugurated the land border crossing between the two countries in Zowkhawtar village on Wednesday, an official statement said.
The two leaders expressed hope thatRead More
Mumbai: Contrary to news reports Jet Airways (India) Ltd won't be going in for a salary cut of its employees. Staff salaries for July were released on Friday, media reports said.
Employees are not in favour of a pay cut to help the airline tide over financial woes faced as it isRead More
New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI has asserted that 4G and 5G services will drive demand for spectrum in the next round of auctions, contesting the view that financially-stressed firms are likely to tread cautiously despite steep price cuts for several previously unsoldRead More
United Nations: The UN Security Council is poised to back a US proposal aimed at removing some of the hurdles that tough sanctions on North Korea have thrown up in the way of delivering humanitarian aid, according to documents obtained by AFP.
Silchar: A Trinamool Congress delegation was on Thursday detained at Silchar airport after allegedly being roughed up by the state police. The eight-member team was on a two-day state visit to assess the situation in Assam and campaign against the final draft of theRead More