Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Governor has to act according to recommendation of government

Following the order of the Supreme Court in the mercy petition by A.G. Perarivalan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, the Tamil Nadu government has recommended to the Governor to pardon and release all the seven.

"It is democracy and PM is not God in democracy": Sanjay Nirupam

Defending his “unpadh-gawaar” (illiterate) remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam has said that the words he used are not undignified. 

Drug peddler mortgages his father to drug dealer to pay dues

A 25-year-old drug peddler who owed Rs 4.5 lakh to drug dealer mortgaged his father to the narcotics dealer in Musrshidabad in West Bengal. He was facing death threats from the Narcontics  network, police said.

Two get death in Hyderabad twin blast case of 2007,

Second Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge T Srinivasa Rao, at a special courtroom set up in Cherlapally Central Prison, sentenced the first two accused – Mohammed Akbar Ismail Chowdhari (A-1) and Aneeq Shafique Sayeed (A-2) to death by hanging for their involvement in the  Hyderabad twin blasts case of August 2007 which killed 44 people and injured over 50 others.

Sidhu urges Sushma Swaraj to make efforts to get Kartarpur corridor opened

Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asking her to “make every possible effort and bring boundless joy and happiness to the Sikh community world over” over the demand to open up a Kartarpur Sahib corridor.

India, U.S. signs agreements on military communications compatability, COMCASA

India and the United States on Thursday began a new generation of military and security cooperation by signing Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA).

Supreme Court decriminalizes homosexuality

Constitution Bench declares the 156-year-old “tyranny” of Section 377 as “irrational, indefensible and manifestly arbitrary”.

SC says Section 377 had chilling effect

The Supreme Court said it was the responsibility of the three organs of the State to curb any "propensity or proclivity of popular sentiment or majoritarianism" to invade the rights of LGBTQ community.

5 lakh community, 67 lakh household toilets to be constructed by end of 2019

Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has said that the civic bodies of Delhi will achieve their physical target of constructing five lakhs community and 67 lakhs individual household toilets by the end of 2019. 

SBI announces special loan for repair, renovation of homes in Kerala

The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced special term loan for repair and renovation of homes to help the flood affected citizens of Kerala.

India should encourage people’s initiatives to forge normal relations with Pakistan

The election of the eminent Pakistani cricketer, Imran Khan, as Prime Minister (albeit through a flawed election) has rekindled hopes among committed democrats in South Asia, especially India, that Pakistan is about to emerge into a new dawn. Also that it would bring to an end many of the travails that afflict India-Pakistan relations today.

Choksi's 41 properties worth Rs 1,210 crore attached

A designated PMLA authority has held that 41 properties worth about Rs 1,210 crore, attached by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the name of absconding diamond jeweller Mehul Choksi and his associated firms, are money-laundering assets and ordered that their attachment should continue.

Rahul Gandhi a ‘schizophrenic and a sewer worm’:Union Minister Ashwini Choubey

Union Minister and Lok Sabha MP from Buxar in Bihar Ashwini Choubey on Saturday courted controversy by calling Congress president Rahul Gandhi a “schizophrenic and a sewer worm”. He said this while making a comparison between Mr. Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sanatan Sanstha for setting up of Hindu theocratic state, calls for use of violence

The Sanatan Sanstha, which advocates the setting up of a theocratic state, has called for the use of violence against those it considers obstacles.

Drunk man urinates on woman passenger’s seat in Air India flight

An intoxicated man allegedly urinated on the seat of a woman passenger onboard an Air India international flight, prompting the civil aviation ministry to seek a report from the national carrier.

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