Rizwan Kaskar, the son of Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar, was arrested on Wednesday night from the international airport when he was trying to escape the country. Rizwan's name cropped up during interrogation of Ahmed Raza Wadharia, close aide of Ibrahim's gang member Fahim Machmach, in an extortion case. Rizwan was placed under arrest after interrogation.
Taking to Twitter, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, shared an old-snap from a family album in which the anti-Apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela can be seen holding Priyanka's son, Rehan, in his arms as she sits alongside him and smiles affectionately. Priyanka shared the photo remembering the revolutionist on his 101st birth anniversary on Thursday.
«Fight there, not here,» was the cryptic remark of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla when a ruling BJP member from Karnataka spoke in Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state's long standing dispute with Tamil Nadu over Cauvery water.
BJP leader Ishrat Jahan was allegedly threatened by locals and asked to vacate her rented house allegedly for attending a Hindu religious event wearing hijab in Howrah, police said on Thursday. In her complaint filed on Tuesday (July 16), Jahan had said that she went to attend BJP's Hanuman Chalisa Path in AC market. But, when she returned home she was accosted by people of her community for attending the Hindu event.
«Empowerment without appeasement and development with dignity» is the new mantra of the Narendra Modi government to carry out welfare programmes for the minorities, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said in Lok Sabha on Thursday
The Supreme Court Thursday agreed to reconstitute a bench for hearing cases on the alleged extra-judicial killings by the Army, the Assam Rifles and the Manipur Police in the insurgency-hit state
When India became free, most people could not afford modern medicines. The death rate was high — 1 in every 45 persons died in a year. Indians born during 1955-60 could expect to live only 40 years, on average. B
A division bench comprising Justices R Subbaiah and C Saravanan held that Article 361 of the Constitution insulated the Governor of a state from being questioned or answerable before any court with respect to discharge his official duties. Quoting Supreme Court verdicts, the bench said the law gives complete immunity and privilege to the Governor in discharge of his Constitutional obligations.
Pak PM Imran Khan tweeted, «Appreciate ICJ’s decision not to acquit, release & return Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav to India. He is guilty of crimes against the people of Pakistan. Pak shall proceed further as per law.» As India celebrated ICJ's decision, Khan's tweet primarily dwelt on Jadhav still being under Pak's custody as the ICJ didn't order his acquittal.
The SC is likely to peruse on Thursday a report on the «progress of mediation» in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya. A five-judge Constitution bench had on July 11 sought a report on the issue and said that a day-to-day hearing may commence from July 25 if the court decides to conclude the mediation proceedings.
The flood situation in Assam remained grim on Wednesday with 29 districts marooned by the deluge, which has so far claimed 27 lives and affected 57 lakh people, officials said. Over 1.50 lakh people have been displaced from their homes and taken shelter in 427 relief camps and 392 relief distribution centres set up by various district administrations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the verdict of the International Court of Justice on Kulbhushan Jadhav, saying «truth and justice» have prevailed. The PM said he is sure that Jadhav «will get justice». In a major victory for India, the ICJ ruled that Pakistan must review the death sentence for Jadhav pronounced by a Pakistani military court
The railways is planning to bring down travel time of Rajdhani trains on the busy Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes by over three hours with an investment of about Rs 14,000 crore in infrastructure, railway minister Piyush Goyal informed Parliament on Wednesday.
In a major victory for India, the International Court of Justice has ruled that Pakistan must review the death sentence for Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court. Jadhav, 49, a retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by the Pakistani military court on charges of «espionage and terrorism» after a closed trial in April 2017.
Jadhav has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on alleged charges of espionage and terrorism. India has repeatedly sought consular access to Jadhav since March 2016, when the High Commission of India in Islamabad was first informed of his custody with Pakistan authorities.
Karnataka assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court decision putting the onus on him to decide on the resignations of rebel MLAs, and said he would conduct himself responsibly in accordance with the principles of the Constitution.
Failure analysis of the aborted Monday launch of Chandrayaan-2 has presented the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) with some “unexpected learning curves” that may lead to tweaks in the cryogenic upper stage of GSLV-MkIII.
Yeddyurappa underlined that the political parties cannot issue a whip to the 15 rebel lawmakers, who have resigned their Assembly membership, and they cannot be compelled to attend the House proceedings. The apex court gave its verdict keeping all the facts about Karnataka in mind, he said.