Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, on Tuesday filed an anticipatory bail application in the Kerala high court, claiming that the allegations against him were a “cooked up” story to “wreak vengeance” against him.
The Enforcement Directorate has registered a money laundering case against Karnataka minister D.K. Shivakumar and few others on the basis of an alleged tax evasion and hawala transactions case, officials said.
Walking by the Main river in Frankfurt, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday blamed "hooliganism" for the Bagree Market fire that kept burning some 42 hours after it had broken out and said "even toilets" were rented out.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi couldn't act against his finance minister for letting Vijay Mallya escape because he had himself violated norms to help his industrialist friend Anil Ambani in the Rafale deal.
The Centre on Monday asked the Supreme Court to stop hearing the public interest plea against the arrests of five Left-leaning activists last month, cautioning it would have "serious consequences" in view of a countrywide Maoist threat.
The Congress on Monday demanded that the Centre appoint a special counsel to oppose in court the Adani Group's plea for denying information in a coal import controversy, saying the decision the Narendra Modi government takes would show where it stood on corruption.
The Goa Congress despatched two letters to governor Mridula Sinha on Monday, staking claim to form the state government and urging her not to dissolve the Assembly, as the BJP battled a crisis created by chief minister Manohar Parrikar's illness.