The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Union government to go ahead with reservation in promotion for employees belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe category in “accordance with law”.
A Delhi court on Tuesday summoned Congress leader Shashi Tharoor as an accused in the case related to his wife Sunanda Pushkar's January 2014 death and asked him to appear before it on July 7, saying there were sufficient grounds to proceed against him.
Six peasant bodies in Punjab on Monday said they would walk out of the ongoing 10-day farmers' strike across several states following reports about minor clashes between some protesters and milkmen over the past two days.
Dozens of people, including security personnel, have been injured in grenade attacks over the past six days at places across the Valley, suggesting the militants have reverted to a tactic used in the early years of the insurgency.
An Uttar Pradesh minister and BJP ally has blamed the party's recent by-election defeats on Yogi Adityanath, saying the BJP had annoyed the backward classes by appointing him chief minister and should sack him if it hopes to win future elections in the state.
Prices of farm produce remained high and stocks of vegetables and milk precarious in cities across northern and central India as the ongoing farmers' strike across several states entered its fourth day.