India  /  Published 22.04.22

SC slams Centre over Salem

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction at the Centre’s ambivalent stand on complying with the sovereign assurance to Portugal at the time of extradition that 1993 Mumbai serial ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.04.22

Salem case: Centre irks SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday took strong exception of an affidavit filed by the Union home secretary on a plea by gangster Abu Salem, challenging his life imprisonment in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.04.22

Centre: SC not bound by promise on Salem

The Centre on Tuesday assured the Supreme Court that Bombay blasts convict Abu Salem would not face the death sentence or imprisonment beyond 25 years for his terrorist activities, as India was bound ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.03.22

SC query on promise to Portugal

The development comes in the backdrop of the Centre pursuing the extradition of several prominent fugitives, such as Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, facing charges of financial embezzlement...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

Election officials: heroes behind the scenes

Look East (as in cardinal direction, not a government policy): one presiding and four polling officers travel 98 kilometres by road and then walk 6 km uphill to reach the polling booth at Malogam in A...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

India  /  Published 17.11.18

Cyclone Gaja toll rises to 33 in TN, six districts hit

The death toll in Cyclone Gaja has touched 33. It has left a trail of destruction across six districts of Tamil Nadu with 30,000 electricity poles and over a lakh trees getting uprooted, chief ministe...
By PTI in Chennai


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