This was despite the voting pace dipping in the afternoon.
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the Constitutional validity of penal provisions on the defamation law, observing that the right to freedom of speech is “not an absolute right”.
The Supreme Court put its stamp of approval on yesterday’s Uttarakhand assembly floor test, confirming that the Congress government won with 33 of the 61 votes.
Manohar Parrikar and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu rejected the opposition’s demand for a Supreme Court-monitored probe.
Kirti Somaiya has demanded a probe to find out who received kickbacks in the deal for the purchase of 12 VVIP helicopters.
“Loudspeakers are there everywhere. This court has in its earlier orders also made it clear that the orders passed by us apply to all citizens irrespective of their religious affiliations,” the bench said.
Complainant says that in her affidavit for the April 2004 Lok Sabha polls, Irani had said she completed her BA in 1996 from DU, whereas in a 2011 affidavit to contest the Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat, she had said her highest educational qualification was B.Com Part I from the School of Correspondence, DU.
Mirwaiz welcomes Modi government’s stand that separatists have every right to meet with Pakistani and other foreign representatives in India.
The Dalit law student was raped, tortured and murdered in her home last week.
The independent MP and liquor baron quit one day before the Ethics Committee of the Upper House was set to recommend his expulsion.
“Modi did his MA as an external candidate. He secured 237 out of 400 marks in MA first year, and 262 out of 400 marks in MA second year,” Patel said giving the details.
Locals have being told to report a fire incident to the district magistrate concerned as soon as they sight it so that it can be controlled in time.
Five crore rupees will be released from the State Disaster Response Fund for buying fire control equipment
The court asked the Centre and the Maharashtra government to initiate proceedings against bureaucrats, ministers and politicians involved in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.
The huge logistical exercise entails shifting of over 2,000 troops and support staff, setting up of communications and border signals, residential logistics and transportation of heavy vehicles, weapons and artillery from Meghalaya to Arunachal Pradesh.
The apex court asked the Centre whether the delay in a floor test could be a ground for proclamation of President’s rule.
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has said that these files could be “crucial” in shedding light on the leader’s disappearance 70 years ago.
High voter turnout was seen in both North 24-Parganas and Howrah district.
New Delhi: Jawharlal Nehru University on Monday rusticated Umar Khalid and two other students for varying durations and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Kanhaiya Kumar in connection with the February 9 campus event against Afzal Guru’s hanging. Umar was rusticated for one semester, another student leader Anirban Bhattacharya […]
The government should not delay the appointment of judges when there is such a huge pendency of cases, said Justice T.S. Thakur.
It has been configured to act as a flying testbed to evaluate various technologies, including hypersonic flight, autonomous landing, powered cruise flight and hypersonic flight using air-breathing propulsion.
Hailing the Uttarakhand High Court verdict setting aside the President’s rule in the state and restoring his government, Rawat said the Modi government should forget about the recent developments and cooperate with his government.
The third phase of polling in West Bengal witnessed a series of clashes between political rivals. One person was killed and nine others injured in the violence.
It would be tough for them to compete against ISRO’s low-cost options, which they’ve also alleged are subsidised by the Indian government.
The high court said the material considered by the Centre to impose President’s rule has been found to be wanting. It has ordered a fresh floor test in the Uttarakhand assembly on April 29.
Singhvi, who appeared for former Chief Minister Harish Rawat in his plea challenging President’s Rule, expressed the fear after the Centre said that the Attorney General’s statement of April 7, that nothing with regard to 356 will be done till April 17, has “expired”.
Illegal cash of over 60 crore rupees has been confiscated from the five states facing assembly polls.
Life in most parts of Kashmir has started limping back to normalcy after remaining paralysed for almost a week due to the strikes and protests.
Nineteen minors were rescued in raids following an investigation by NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan.
India’s acting High Commissioner in Islamabad will seek a meeting with the Pakistan Foreign Office in connection with the death of an Indian under mysterious circumstances in a Lahore jail.
India and the US have agreed “in principle” on a logistics exchange deal to enable both militaries to use each other’s assets and bases for repair and the replenishment of supplies.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will “formally apologise” for Canada’s refusal to allow entry to Komagata Maru, a ship carrying 376 immigrants, mostly Sikhs, from India in 1914.
Five members of the the Puttingal Devi temple managing committee, who had been absconding since a fire at the temple complex on Sunday, surrendered early this morning.
A police officer from Pune has been arrested for his alleged role in the conspiracy behind Satish Shetty’s murder.
He claims to have raised the issue in the monsoon session of the state legislature last year, but that the government had brushed it under the carpet.
A second goods train is expected to be ready to carry water around April 15.
Kollam: Over 90 people were killed and 350 injured when a major fire broke out at the Puttingal Devi Temple complex in Paravoor early today. The fire started as sparks from a fireworks display ignited a storeroom filled with crackers and pyrotechnic material. Thousands of people had gathered […]
The US is considering granting refuge to a select number of bloggers in Bangladesh who are under “imminent danger” following a series of murders of secular writers and activists in the country.
As part of the new plan, Delhi government school teachers and principals will train in teaching and leadership at the National Institute of Education, Singapore, and the University of Cambridge.
With this, the controversy over treating Aadhaar as a money bill has taken a new turn as it is generally believed that the Speaker of the Lok Sabha has the final say in the matter.