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Arrest of scientist in ISRO spy case 'unnecessary': SC

New Delhi, Sept 14: The Supreme Court on Friday held that former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan was "arrested unnecessarily, harassed and subjected to mental cruelty" in a 1994 espionage case and ordered a probe into the role of Kerala police officers.

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra awarded Rs 50 lakh compensation to 76-year-old Narayanan for being subjected...

Diluted look out circular against Mallya was error of judgment, says CBI amid political battle

New Delhi, Sept 14: The CBI said on Thursday the change in a 2015 Look Out Circular against liquor baron Vijay Mallya from "detain" to merely informing about his movements was an "error" in judgment because he was cooperating in the probe and there was no warrant against him.

Three years later as the controversy surfaced again on Thursday,...

Ranjan Gogoi appointed next Chief Justice of India, to take oath on October 3

New Delhi, Sept 14: Justice Ranjan Gogoi was Thursday appointed as the 46th Chief Justice of India, according to the law ministry.

He would assume office on October 3 after present incumbent Dipak Misra retires a day before.

Justice Gogoi will have a tenure of a little over 13 months and would retire on November 17, 2019....

‘Victim’s family was threatened, offered money to protect rape accused Bishop’

Kochi, Sept 13: The family of the nun from Kerala, who has accused Bishop of Jalandhar, Franco Mulakka, of allegedly raping her on several occasions between 2014 and 2016, was threatened and offered money to take the case back, said the nun's counsel Sandhya Raju in the Kerala High Court on Thursday.

"Money was offered to the members of...

Vijay Mallya fled because lookout notice was diluted from ‘Block’ to ‘Report’: Swamy

New Delhi, Sept 13: A day after Vijay Mallya claimed that he met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley before leaving for London, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy said that a lookout notice against the fugitive liquor baron was diluted from "Block" to "Report" which helped in his departure.

Swamy tweeted: "We have now two undeniable facts on...

‘Liar’ Jaitley colluded with Vijay Mallya; he should resign: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Sept 13: Stepping up his attack on Arun Jaitley for allegedly meeting Vijay Mallya before the latter fled to the U.K., Congress president Rahul Gandhi on September 13 accused the Finance Minister of colluding with a “criminal” and not informing the probe agencies, despite having information about the liquor baron’s plan to leave the country.

Speaking at...

JNUSU polls: Candidates fight it out at presidential debate

New Delhi, Sept 13: It was a fiery presidential debate ahead of the JNU Students Union (JNUSU) polls, with candidates alleging that "anti-national" elements were present on the institute's campus and the country was turning into "lynchistan".

The election to the JNUSU president's post is scheduled to be held on Friday.

In his speech, United-left panel candidate N...

Breaking barriers: Hindus and Muslims unite for development

Lucknow, Sept 13: Hindus and Muslims in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh have transcended communal barriers to help the local administration in relocating some religious structures which had held up building of a flyover for 14 long years.

In all, two temples, seven mazaars (tombs) and a mosque have been relocated, while a portion of a boundary wall of...


Petrol reaches Rs 81/litre in Delhi

New Delhi, Sept 13: Fuel prices once again witnessed a hike on Thursday, with petrol being sold at Rs 81.00 per litre and diesel at Rs 73.08 per litre here in the national capital.

The price of petrol has been increased by 13 paise per litre, while diesel saw a hike of 11 paise per litre, as compared to...


Supreme Court reopens road rage case against Navjot Singh Sidhu

New Delhi, Sep 13: Family of the 1988 road rage case victim on Wednesday filed a review petition before the Supreme Court seeking a modification of its earlier order in which the Punjab MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu was acquitted.

Sidhu was acquitted in connection with the culpable homicide charges but was convicted of the offence of voluntarily causing hurt...