20 AAP MLAs move HC against disqualification

NEW DELHI: Twenty AAP MLAs on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging their disqualification for holding offices of profit. The plea for an urgent hearing of the appeal was mentioned before a bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla, which listed it for tomorrow. Advocate Manish Vashisht, appearing for one of […]

Sohrabuddin case: CBI to oppose PIL over Shah’s discharge

MUMBAI: The CBI on Tuesday said it will oppose the PIL filed in the Bombay High Court against the agency’s decision not to challenge a lower court order discharging BJP president Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh alleged fake encounter case. The public interest litigation, filed by the Bombay Lawyers Association last week, termed as […]

SC refuses to modify order allowing release of ‘Padmaavat’

Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to modify its earlier order which had cleared the decks for the nationwide release of ‘Padmaavat’, saying people must understand that orders of the top court have to be “abided with”. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said this while rejecting pleas filed by Rajasthan and […]

Rape victim writes in her blood to Modi, UP CM for justice

RAEBARELI: Desperate to get justice for the wrongs done on her, a rape victim has reportedly written a letter in her blood to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath, demanding action against those responsible for her state. “The police is not taking action against the accused due to their powerful links. […]

Politics robbing current gen of Indo-Pak rivalry: Akhtar

Politics robbing current gen of Indo-Pak rivalry: Akhtar

New Delhi: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar feels cricketers in India and Pakistan are being denied a chance to experience the historic cross-border sporting rivalry between the two countries due to politics. India and Pakistan have not played a full bilateral series since 2007 in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008. A short […]

India’s debacle against South Africa under scanner

India’s debacle against South Africa under scanner

NEW DELHI: The Committee of Administrators (COA) running the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will review India’s dismal performance in South Africa following the conclusion of the tour. India suffered big defeats in Cape Town and Centurion to lose the series. The inconsequential third and final Test starts in Johannesburg on Wednesday. […]

Indo-Pak border clashes continue unabatedly

Indo-Pak border clashes continue unabatedly

BSF says it fired over 9,000 mortar rounds in past four days to attack Pak troops Jammu: Cross-border shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) continued on Monday in Jammu region, a Border Security Force (BSF) officer claimed. He said the Pakistani troops fired and lobbed mortars at Indian posts […]

Kin of slain border residents recall horror

Kin of slain border residents recall horror

Want the govt to find solution to end crisis Jammu: For border dwellers of Jammu and Kashmir, the trauma of seeing their loved ones die in front of their eyes is more than the fear of getting caught in the crossfire. The border residents continue to live on the edge, ‘hoping against hope’ to safeguard […]

Cross-LoC bus service resumes

Cross-LoC bus service resumes

Jammu: The Cross-LoC bus service resumed through Poonch district on Monday after being suspended last week, despite the ongoing skirmishes along the Line of Control (LoC) and the India-Paksitan border. Nine people, including five Jammu and Kashmir residents, returned to India, while 20 used the service to go back to Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK), a senior […]