SC accepts Azam Khan's apology over gangrape remarks

SC accepts Azam Khan’s apology over gangrape remarks

New Delhi, Dec 15. The Supreme Court on Thursday accepted an "unconditional sincere remorse" by Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan for his controversial remarks that Bulandshahr gangrape case was an alleged political...

Kerala Catholic priest gets double life term for rape

Kochi, Dec 8. A court here on Thursday handed out a double life term to a Catholic priest for raping a minor girl.The Latin Catholic priest Edwin Figarez on a few occasions...

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant against Musharraf

Islamabad, Nov 28. A Pakistani provincial court on Monday issued arrest warrant against former President General Pervez Musharraf in a case pertaining to the alleged murder of former Baloch nationalist leader Nawab...

NIA swoops down on televangelist Zakir Naik’s IRF 

Mumbai, Nov 19 . The National Investigation Agency on Saturday raided multiple locations connected to controversial NRI preacher and televangelist Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), official sources said.The early morning operation...

Bhiwandi court grants bail to Rahul Gandhi in defamation case 

Thane (Maharashtra), Nov 16. A magistrate's court in Bhiwandi granted bail to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who is accused in a defamation case, on Wednesday.The next hearing in the case, filed...
Shows acid 'easily' available in Delhi shops

Shows acid ‘easily’ available in Delhi shops

New Delhi, Nov 3 . The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) after conducting a thorough investigation all over Delhi said on Thursday that the sale of acid was continuing here unhindered despite...
Pakistan SC gives Sharif's family ultimatum in Panamagate

Pakistan SC gives Sharif’s family ultimatum in Panamagate

Islamabad, Nov 3.  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday denied holding offshore companies in a written response to the Supreme Court on Panamagate petitions.In his reply, Sharif said he had declared...
India's 'biggest' drug racket busted, Bollywood producer nabbed

India’s ‘biggest’ drug racket busted, Bollywood producer nabbed

New Delhi, Nov 2.  The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DIR) has busted India's biggest drug racket and recovered 23,500 kg mandrax tablets (methaqualone), with an estimated worth of Rs 4,700 crore in...
SC enhances to 25 years jail terms of Nitish Katara killers

SC enhances to 25 years jail terms of Nitish Katara killers

New Delhi, Oct 3 .  The killers of Nitish Katara -- Vikas Yadav, Vishal Yadav and their accomplice Sukhdev Pahalwan -- will undergo enhanced jail term of 25 years as the Supreme...
Sorry for hurting Maratha sentiments, says Saamana cartoonist; Sena dumps him 

Sorry for hurting Maratha sentiments, says Saamana cartoonist; Sena dumps him 

Mumbai, Sep 28.  Saamana cartoonist Shreenivas Prabhudesai on Wednesday expressed regret over a cartoon that led to protests by the Maratha community in Maharashtra. Hours later, the Shiv Sena and the Saamana Group...

Entertainment

Electronic music is very revolting: Muzaffar Ali

Lucknow, Feb 24. Filmmaker-fashion designer Muzaffar Ali believes he has a "global outlook to music", but the director of the classic Bollywood movie "Umrao Jaan"...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...