Irom Sharmila’s marriage to her partner Desmond Coutinho, a British national, was registered under the Special Marriage Act as an inter-religious union.
The Trinamool Congress today was ahead of its rivals in all seven urban local bodies, where elections were held on August 13.
With this, India, the world’s third-largest oil importer, joins Asian countries like South Korea, Japan and China in buying American crude
The supervisory panel is charged with scrutinising the special investigation team’s justification in closing cases related to the riots and submitting a report in three months.
The designation, which slaps a series of American sanctions on the militant group, came against the backdrop of upsurge in its terror activities in Kashmir.
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has capped the price of widely-used Cromium Cobalt knee implants at Rs 54,720.
Justices R.K. Agrawal and M.M. Shantanagoudar listed the case for hearing on August 17, saying “this matter requires lengthy hearing” .
Article 35A, added to the constitution by a presidential order in 1954, denies property rights to a woman who marries a person from outside the state.
The apex court has issued a notice to Karti and four others in the case and posted the matter for hearing on August 18th.
The month-long ‘We are Sikhs’ ad campaign was launched by the National Sikh Campaign, a non-profit group, to coincide with the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi.
They “resolved to enhance peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific region by establishing a new two-by-two ministerial dialogue,” the White House said.
Officials said the services were suspended on Independence Day as a precautionary measure.
Former minister Ramai Ram, ex-MP from Sheohar Arjun Rai, former MLA Raj Kishore Sinha and ex-MLC Vijay Varma were among those suspended from primary membership.
An Assam State Disaster Management Authority report said 3.55 lakh people in 781 villages of 15 districts were hit by the deluge, caused by incessant rains.
The court, however, said the verdict rendered in the pending petition will determine the outcome of the present plea as well.
An RBI research paper revealed ‘unusual’ cash deposits totalling Rs 1.6-1.7 lakh crore during demonetisation.
While the SP Gorakhpur has said 21 of those deaths were due to a lack of liquid oxygen, the Adityanath state government has fiercely rejected this claim.
Sectors such as mining, power generation, infrastructure/construction goods and consumer durables also recorded poor performance.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today decided to hold the final hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute from December 5 and made it clear that no adjournment shall be given in any circumstance. The apex court, after an intense deliberation for more than one and a […]
While he is the 15th vice president, he is the 13th person to hold the constitutional post. His predecessor Hamid Ansari and the first vice president S. Radhakrishnan had held the post for two consecutive terms.
The media school’s faculty members have protested saying that the rules would affect their academic freedom. New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) is considering whether to adopt Central Civil Services (CCS) Conduct Rules for its faculty members, who termed it as a bid to “gag them” and an […]
The central bank, in the previous year, had paid a dividend of Rs 65,876 crore to the government.
CRPF is conducting an inquiry into the incident at its level.
Wearing saffron caps and carrying flags, protesters walked down south Mumbai’s JJ flyover, demanding reservations for the Maratha community.
RI voting was one of the electoral promises of the BJP, which in the 2014 general election experienced an outpouring of support from overseas Indians.
The board also told the apex court in an affidavit that the Babri Masjid site was its property and only it was entitled to hold negotiations for an amicable settlement of the dispute.
Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission has called it a violation of human rights and child rights, and has demanded an explanation from the director general of jails.
Misra will take over from CJI J.S. Khehar, who will retire on August 27.
While the opposition parties called the variance in Rs 500 and Rs 2000 currency notes the “biggest scam of the century,” the Centre dismissed it as a “frivolous” issue.
A bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar issued notice to the Centre and sought its reply within four weeks.
The Allahabad High Court had, in 2010, ruled a three-way division of the disputed 2.77 acres at the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri masjid site in Ayodhya.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 14,000 on each of them, while directing the government to deport them to Somalia after they serve their prison terms.
Going on with business as usual would not be enough to defeat the challenges posed by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, the former Union minister said.
The incident allegedly took place on July 31, when a Raksha Bandhan programme was organised by the CRPF troopers at a residential school in Palnar village under Kuakonda police station.
The court also directed the managing editor of Mercantile Samachar to pay Rs 30,000 in “symbolic damages” to a man who alleges that he was defamed by the publication.
“All our MLAs have returned and they have been taken to a resort in Anand,” Congress party chief whip and senior leader Sailesh Parmar told reporters in Anand.
Sukesh Chandrashekar, an accused in the Election Commission (EC) bribery case, today moved the Delhi High Court alleging that despite an order not to subject him to violence inside Tihar jail, he was tortured.
The UN detailed more than 250 “extrajudicial or targeted killings” of civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai region from mid-March to mid-June, counting dozens of children among those massacred.
Maharashtra Housing Minister Prakash Mehta faced a fresh allegation, of incorporating the names of his family members as the beneficiaries of a slum redevelopment project in his constituency, which the Congress said amounted to a “conflict of interest”.
“We continue to engage with China through diplomatic channels to find a mutually acceptable solution,” external affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said.