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  • SC dismisses pleas seeking review of Nov 9 Ayodhya case verdict
    SC dismisses pleas seeking review of Nov 9 Ayodhya case verdict
    New Delhi, December 12 (PTI) The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a batch of petitions seeking review of its November 9 Ayodhya land dispute case verdict which cleared the way for construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site.   The top court…
  • Rajya Sabha passes Bill to extend SCs/STs quota
    New Delhi, December 12 (IANS): Paving the way for extending reservations in the legislatures to the SCs and the STs for another 10 years, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019. The…
  • Govt introduces Bill boost investment in financially distressed sectors
    New Delhi, December 12 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha with provisions seeking removal of bottlenecks and streamline the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP) aimed at protection of last mile funding to…
  • Two-headed snake found in Bengal village
    Two-headed snake found in Bengal village
    Kolkata, December 12 (IANS) A rare two-headed snake was found in a village under Belda forest range in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, a forest official said on Thursday. Inhabitants of Ekarukhi village found the snake, but did not hand it…
  • B'desh FM cancels India trip; MEA says not related to CAB
    New Delhi, December 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's Foreign Minister on Thursday postponed his trip to India after the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, however, the Ministry of External Affairs here said the two developments are not related…
  • CPI-M batted for CAB in 2012, but opposes it in 2019
    New Delhi, December 12 (IANS) The CPI-M on Wednesday strongly opposed the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha before voting against it. On Sunday party chief Sitaram Yechury held a press conference in Delhi to articulate why the Bill was…
  • Indian Muslims 'were, are and will remain' Indians: Shaha
    Indian Muslims 'were, are and will remain' Indians: Shaha
    New Delhi, December  11 (PTI): Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday moved the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, saying Indian Muslims "were, are and will remain Indian citizens."   Moving the bill that provides Indian…
  • Landmark day for India: Modi on RS clearing CAB
    New Delhi, December 11 (IANS): Prime MInister Narendra Modi on Wednesday described the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Rajya Sabha as a landmark day for India and said that the Bill will alleviate the suffering of many who faced…
  • CAB passage marks victory of bigoted forces: Sonia Gandhi
    CAB passage marks victory of bigoted forces: Sonia Gandhi
    New Delhi, December 11 (IANS): Soon after the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesdday, Congress interim Chief Sonia Gandhi described it as a "dark day" in the constitutional history of the country…
  • SC to begin in-chamber review on Ayodhya
    New Delhi, December  11 (IANS): The Supreme Court will begin in-chamber review on petitions challenging the November 9 verdict in the Ayodhya title dispute on Thursday.   The apex court had allocated the disputed site for the construction of Ram…
  • Onion prices increased by 400% after March
    NEW DELHI, December 11  (IANS): Onion prices have increased by 400 per cent after March as the average retail price of onion on December 3, 2019 was recorded to be Rs 81.9 per kg as compared to Rs 15.87 per kg in March 2019, said Minister of…
  • Need to revive 'Hindi-Chini bhai bhai' sentiment: Dalai Lama
    Panaji, December 11 (IANS): The Sino-Indian economic relationship is very important for both countries and there is need for the revival of the 'Hindi-Chini bhai bhai' sentiment, the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday.   The Dalai Lama, who is in Goa to…
  • SC proposes retired judge to probe Hyderabad encounter
    NEW DELHI, December  11 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it proposes to appoint a retired Supreme Court judge to conduct an inquiry into the Hyderabad 'encounter' involving four persons allegedly accused in the rape and murder of a…
  • Finally, Nanavati report clears air on Gujarat riot 'perpetrators'
    New Delhi,  December 11  (IANS): With the tabling of the second and final instalment of the Justice Nanavati–Mehta Commission report in the Gujarat Assembly on Wednesday, a crucial chapter in the long saga of the Gujarat riots of 2002 came to an end…
  • Govt has no stat on religious persecution: LoP in RS
    New Delhi, December  11 (IANS): Questioning the rationale behind choosing only three countries for giving citizenship to minorities facing persecution there, Leader of Opposition (LoP) and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad asked the government…
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