NEW DELHI: Terming the defence of honour killings by some of those in power as “abhorrent”, the CPI(M) Saturday demanded that draft of a comprehensive law to deal with such crimes be tabled in the monsoon session of Parliament.Read More »
CHANDIGARH: The CBI has filed a charge-sheet against Punjab assembly Speaker, Mr Nirmal Singh Kahlon and 14 others in an alleged recruitment scam during his stint as a minister in the Punjab government.Read More »
NEW DELHI: In an apparent bid to give pinpricks to major ally Congress, the NCP on Friday announced that it will form a secular democratic front in poll-bound states like Kerala and Assam.
But the NCP tied itself up in knots when it said it will protest against the Union government of which its leader, Mr Sharad Pawar is a part.
SRINAGAR: Curfew remained in place for the fourth consecutive day on Friday in the Kashmir valley with some relaxation to allow people to offer Friday prayers as militants struck at three places in Sopore in north Kashmir, leaving two policemen injured.Read More »
CHANDIGARH: A dentist, accused of extracting a wrong tooth, has been directed by a consumer dispute forum here to pay Rs 57,200 as compensation to the patient.Read More »
KANPUR: A distraught woman, whose young son bled to death after he allegedly could not be taken to hospital in time due to road blockades erected during the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh’s visit, has asked the Congress president, Ms Sonia Gandhi to ensure that a similar tragedy does not befall anyone else in future.Read More »
SRINAGAR: Curfew continued to remain in force for the third day in almost all parts of the Kashmir valley as the Army staged a flag march in the city warning people not to violate the prohibitory orders.Read More »
RAIPUR/RANCHI: The bandh by Maoists turned violent in two states on Thursday when the rebels attacked the house of a Congress leader in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district killing two of his relatives and blew up a railway station in Jharkhand leaving one person dead.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Amid divergent views on tackling ‘honour’ killings, the government on Thursday decided to set up a group of ministers to suggest changes in the law and said it felt “pressured” to move these amendments in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament beginning on July 26.Read More »
GUWAHATI: The outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) on Thursday struck in Assam triggering three explosions, including a blast on a passenger train that killed a five-year-old, officials said.Read More »