The Supreme Court criticised Sonowal for saying the draft national register of citizens, meant to curb illegal immigration, will be released by December 31.
In a report, deputy inspector general (prisons) D. Roopa has alleged that a special kitchen has been set up for Sasikala, while also highlighting other rule breaches.
The Brahmaputra river and its tributaries have also submerged 2,500 villages, destroyed 1.06 lakh hectares of crop-land and damaged infrastructure.
When the bench asked ECI to clarify its stand, its lawyer said the poll panel is supporting the cause to the extent of decriminalisation of politics.
Successive governments have acknowledged the problem of ‘excessive’ undertrial detention but have not done enough to address it, Amnesty said.
“I am happy because it has exposed the real face of the society, that such a thinking is still prevalent…But I am pained because such issues are still being discussed.”
The Azadi Kooch, or freedom march, timed for the first anniversary of the Una incident when Dalit youths were assaulted by cow protection vigilantes, was to press for Dalit land rights in the state.
Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar has set up a five-judge Constitution bench to hear arguments on whether Aadhaar violates the right to privacy.
Zeliang, claiming support of 41 of the 59 MLAs in the assembly, had on Sunday written to Acharya for inviting him to form a new NPF-led DAN government.
The bench took note of the Centre’s statement that it was reconsidering the cattle trade notification by taking into account various objections.
China and India have been engaged in a standoff in the Doklam area near the Bhutan tri-junction.
According to the chargesheet filed by the CBI, one of the Dalit victims of the Una flogging was labelled a Muslim by an accused to rile others up further.
Upholding their conviction by the high court, the bench said the six had been acquitted by the trial court despite “clear-cut evidence” against them.
The external affairs minister said a visa application was pending for Indian national Avantika Jadhav who wants to meet her son in Pakistan.
Assam and Arunachal Pradesh are facing floods and landslides due to incessant rains in last couple of days.
Major rivers in the state are flowing above the danger level while surface communication was disrupted at many places along the NH-415 that links Assam with Arunachal Pradesh.
The move, which will not apply to executive class passengers, is being passed off by the airline as one which will lead to an “improved catering service”.
The accused, who works as a security guard in Delhi, was arrested in Dhule district of Maharashtra yesterday, nearly a fortnight after the June 22 lynching.
More than three lakh people have been affected in the latest wave of floods, around 1,096 villages are under water and nearly 41,200 hectares of crop area have been damaged.
Internet services across the Valley were snapped on Thursday night as a precautionary measure to maintain law ahead of Burhan Wani’s death anniversary.
Police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed to foil separatists’ plans to hold a rally today to mark the killing of militant commander Burhan Wani.
The searches are connected to a money laundering probe against a group of people alleged to have laundered several crore rupees using shell companies.
the crash happened during a training sortie due to a “technical snag” near the Jodhpur-Jaisalmer highway. There were no casualties.
The state government has opened 128 relief camps, while MPs and MLAs have been asked to remain in their constituencies to supervise relief operations.
CBI searched the premises after a fresh case was registered against the former Rail Minister alleging irregularities in awarding tenders for maintenance of hotels.
The UN Security Council has sanctioned a splinter group of the Pakistan Taliban, freezing its assets and subjecting it to an arms embargo.
Nearly 1,000 cinema halls in the state have been shut since July 3 with exhibitors going ahead with their stir to protest imposition of 30% local body tax in addition to 28% GST.
People of Indian origin in Israel will get Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards even if they underwent compulsory army service, Prime Minister Modi said.
The situation in Baduria, North 24 Parganas district is described by the police as ‘tense but under control’.
But general statements that do not target specific individuals from the SC/ST communities would not be considered an offence, said the Delhi High Court.
The release came as a positive response from the military to the long-standing demands of the Tamil people as 187 families will return to their homes.
Joti, 64, who was the Chief Secretary of Gujarat when Narendra Modi was chief minister, will take over as the head of EC on July 6
Justice J.C. Karnan, the first sitting high court judge to be awarded a jail term by the apex court, is seeking bail and challenging his six-month sentence.
Due to supply crunch retail prices of tomato have more than doubled, peas saw a price increase of around Rs 40-50, while cauliflower, potatoes and lemons have also seen hikes.
The government has imposed the highest-ever GST rate in the world, said senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala.
Mumbai Police arrested and charged all six accused with murder in the death of Byculla prison inmate Manju Shette.
Four persons arrested in connection with the stabbing of a Muslim boy onboard a Mathura-bound train have been sent to judicial custody for 14 days.
A 40-year-old meat trader, a resident of village Manua in Hazaribagh district, was beaten to death by a mob on Thursday on suspicion that he was carrying beef in his vehicle.
A versatile artist, Das had carved a special place among the audience with his talent and performance, particularly through portrayal of negative roles.
In the aftermath of the encounter, one of the slain militants has been confirmed to be Bashir Lashkari a top commander in the LeT.