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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
 

India

Sparks fly in SC over Shah

First published on 23-Jan-2018
The Supreme Court on Monday transferred from Bombay High Court to itself two petitions seeking a probe into CBI judge B.H. Loya's death, on a day a senior lawyer accused the Maharashtra government and its counsel of trying to protect BJP chief Ami......   | Read..
 

BJP camp gloats on Karat win

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Sections of the BJP on Monday appeared to celebrate the CPM central committee's veto of any pre-poll deal with the Congress....   | Read..
 

Shock claim on wealth gap

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Those who inhabit the top 1 per cent of the wealth pyramid in India own 73 per cent of the wealth generated in the country last year, an NGO has claimed....   | Read..
 

SOS in blood on 'rapist'

First published on 23-Jan-2018
An engineering student from Rae Bareli has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Yogi Adityanath in her blood, seeking protection from her alleged rapist so that she c......   | Read..
 

From monkey to yagna

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Now that monkeys have caged Charles Darwin, it is time for the next stage in the evolution of "New India"....   | Read..
 

Padmaavat thugs strike on case eve

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Karni Sena activists fought pitched battles on Monday with police in multiple cities in Madhya Pradesh in protest against the release of Padmaavat on the eve of a Supreme Court hearing on an appeal......   | Read..
 

Akhilesh eyes shift to shore up wife's seat

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav wants to contest the next general election from Kannauj, his wife Dimple Yadav's seat, where support for the party is slipping....   | Read..
 

Tampon tax case shifted to top court

First published on 23-Jan-2018
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed all proceedings in Delhi and Bombay High Courts on three petitions challenging the 12 per cent GST on sanitary napkins....   | Read..
 

Ambedkar 'fringe' finger at PMO

First published on 23-Jan-2018
The Prime Minister's Office has been accused of using "unscrutinised" Hindutva fringe groups who attack dissenters and are emerging as a threat to the RSS itself....   | Read..
 

NET rider for minority scholars

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Research scholars seeking a fellowship reserved for minority communities will now need to crack the National Eligibility Test, the new rule triggering allegations of a ploy to further marginalise m......   | Read..
 

Canada PM to visit India next month

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau,who has wowed many with his kurta-clad jigs, will be in India on a weeklong state visit in February....   | Read..
 

Border displaced seek promised safe plots

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Frontier villagers displaced by the latest cross-border flare-up say they are afraid to return home and have demanded early sanction of the "promised" plots in safer zones and the constru......   | Read..
 

CPM hawks battle 'BJP B team' barb

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Under attack for its "isolationist" policy that could help the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections, the "hardliners" in the CPM on Monday appeared to back-pedal a bit....   | Read..
 

Cong-free posers for Modi

First published on 23-Jan-2018
The Congress has asked Narendra Modi whether he wants to replace "inclusive politics" with the Sangh parivar's "divisive agenda", reacting to the Prime Minister's explanation th......   | Read..
 

Chain blast suspect held before R-Day

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Delhi police on Monday claimed to have arrested "India's most wanted terrorist", Abdul Subhan Qureshi, allegedly after a brief gunfight in the capital whose details remain shrouded....   | Read..
 

Rahul lobs a hugging question at Modi

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked the Prime Minister why he was always seen hugging only powerful persons if he claimed he was a common man....   | Read..
 

SC takes in all petitions on Loya's death from High Courts 

First published on 22-Jan-2018
The Supreme Court on Monday transferred to itself two petitions, pending at the Bombay High Court and its Nagpur bench, relating to the alleged mysterious death of special CBI judge B.H. Loya in 2014....   | Read..
 

Yechury loses, Karat wins, so does Modi

First published on 22-Jan-2018
Sitaram Yechury's proposal to keep the pre-poll door ajar on the Congress was voted out emphatically by the CPM central committee on Sunday amid contested claims that the general secretary staked h......   | Read..
 

Heads I lose, 20 of them

First published on 22-Jan-2018
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal tosses the coin before a badminton match in the capital on Sunday. Reacting to the disqualification of 20 AAP legislators, Kejriwal tweeted: “There was so......   | Read..
 

Kovind disqualifies AAP 20

First published on 22-Jan-2018
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday disqualified 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs for holding offices of profit as parliamentary secretaries....   | Read..