DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentence of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, a key conspirator with Dawood Ibrahim in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, and ordered that Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt return to jail to serve three-and-a-half years sentence for possessing illegal arms.Read More »
MUMBAI: An estimated `100 crore is riding on Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, who faces jail again after the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld his conviction under the Arms Act in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, industry insiders said.Read More »
MUMBAI: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who has to spend another three-and-a-half-years in jail in the Mumbai serial blasts case, on Thursday said he is “heart broken” and under “emotional distress” after the Supreme Court verdict.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The CBI on Thursday raided the home of DMK leader, Mr M K Stalin -- two days after the ally pulled out of the UPA -- triggering a political controversy with an upset Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh saying its timing was “unfortunate”.Read More »
NEW DELHI/CHENNAI: The DMK on Tuesday night withdrew support from the UPA government over the Sri Lankan Tamils issue and ruled out any reconciliation, a move that makes the government vulnerable despite its assertions of having a parliamentary majority.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill which provides for natural life term or even death for repeat offenders of rape and other stringent punishment for various offences like stalking, voyeurism and acid attacks.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The cabinet on Tuesday approved changes to the landmark food security bill to grant the nation’s 67 per cent population the right to get monthly quota of 5 kg foodgrains at highly subsidised rates of `1-3 per kg.Read More »
PATNA: The campaign for special status for Bihar has entered an “interesting” phase and the Centre will have to consider the demand now or in future following the successful rally at Delhi, Chief Minister, Mr Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday.Read More »
PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister, Mr Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said the DMK’s pullout from the UPA government will not lead to early elections.
“The Lok Sabha polls will be held on schedule because the Congress-led UPA is an expert in ‘jugaad’ (managing) the government,” Mr Nitish Kumar told the media here.
NEW DELHI: Claiming that the neo-liberal policies of the UPA government favour the rich and the BJP was no different, CPI-M General Secretary, Mr Prakash Karat on Tuesday said there was a need to present alternative policies before the people.Read More »