Stealing money enough to show wife was cruel to husband: HC

Mumbai: The habit of stealing money from house and getting arrested in a debit card fraud case are sufficient to show that wife had inflicted mental cruelty upon husband in a divorce case, the Bombay High Court has ruled. “Looking at the social status of the parties and the strata of society to which they […]

Anti-Sikh riots: US court asks Sonia for passport copy

Yoshita Singh New York: A US court has ordered Congress President Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport as documentary evidence by April 7 to determine if she was in America in September last year when a Sikh rights group claims it had served summons on her in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. […]

RSS workers distributed sweets after Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination: Salman Khurshid

Farukkhabad: After Rahul Gandhi’s remark accusing RSS of having killed Mahatma Gandhi, Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday went a step further alleging that the Sangh volunteers had distributed sweets in their homes after the assassination. “The RSS workers killed Mahatma Gandhi and after his assassination they distributed sweets in their homes,” the Union Minister […]

Ensure recognition of CBSE’s global curriculum: UGC to universities

New Delhi: UGC has asked all universities to ensure recognition of CBSE’s international curriculum programme as the first batch of standard XII students will be passing out this year. “All universities are requested to create awareness about ‘CBSE-i’ curriculum among their affiliated colleges and also convey relevant instructions to all the stakeholders concerned for recognition […]

Pak won’t neglect defence to pursue peace: Sharif

Snehesh Alex Philip Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said Pakistan was not part of the arms race in the region but stressed that it would not neglect its defence and sovereignty at the cost of pursuing peace. “Being peaceful does not mean to withdraw from the right of independence. We have to defend […]

Treat critical patients or court will ensure it: HC to govt

New Delhi: Anguished over lack of funds or a policy to provide free treatment to critical patients requiring expensive drugs, the Delhi High Court today asked the city government to find a way out or else it will find a remedy under the Constitution to protect their right to life. “There should be some policy. […]

Indo-Pak mushaira to take place on March 22

New Delhi: Shankar-Shad Mushaira, the annual meet of poets from India and Pakistan, will be held here on Saturday. The 49th edition of the ‘mushaira’ will see the presence of well-renowned poets from both the countries including Fahmida Riyaz, Kishwar Naheed, Zakia Ghazal and Farhat Shehzad (all Pakistan) and Bekal Utsahi and Malikzada Manzoor Ahmed […]

India not to support sanctions against Russia

New Delhi: With Russia facing sanctions from the US and some other countries after it annexed Crimea from Ukraine, India on Wednesday made it clear that it will not support any “unilateral measures” against Russian government. “India has never supported unilateral sanctions against any country e.g. Iraq or Iran. Therefore, we will also not support […]

Madhya Pradesh housewife raped and paraded naked in public

Madhya Pradesh: A 22-year-old married woman was not only raped by a muscleman, but also paraded naked in public, after she revealed the incident to villagers at Kachikanakheda village, near the historic Sanchi town in the district, the police said here today. The accused, Saudan Singh (40), had raped the woman two days ago while […]

NGOs vulnerable to risk of militancy financing: MHA

New Delhi: With voluntary organisations receiving more than Rs 11,500 crore of foreign funds annually, the Indian Home Ministry has warned that the NGOs in the country were vulnerable to risks of money laundering and militancy financing. In its latest annual report on receipt and utilisation of foreign contribution by voluntary associations, the Home Ministry […]