April 25, 2018 4:58:38 am

While 31 Maoists were killed in a firefight Sunday in a police ambush in the Kasnasur region, six more were gunned down in another encounter in Aheri tehsil Monday night.

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April 25, 2018 5:25:00 am

In a brief two-sentence letter delivered to CJI Misra Sunday, Justices Gogoi and Lokur, who are members of the Collegium, demanded that he call a “full court” on the judicial side to discuss “institutional issues” and the “future” of the court.

April 25, 2018 6:16:42 am

The Supreme Court is currently functioning with only 24 judges as against a sanctioned strength of 31. With more retirements due this year, the strength will deplete further unless appointments are made quickly.

April 25, 2018 5:53:54 am

While police have claimed that it is a case of suicide, her family members blamed the death on their former neighbours with whom they had an ongoing “land dispute”.

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April 25, 2018 4:54:24 am

Salman Khurshid made the remarks while addressing students at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Sunday.

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April 24, 2018 5:58:44 am

The cash-strapped agency, which is in the process of building the 17.17-km long Versova-Bandra Sea Link (VBSL) off the Mumbai coast, has approached the chief minister-led urban development department with the proposal.

April 24, 2018 5:05:59 am

In Maoist-hit Bastar, stuck at the bottom of the development ladder, it is “impossible” for the private centre to stay open for that extra month outside the school term. And so, on the eve of the important exam, the students have been left to fend for themselves.

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April 24, 2018 11:00:56 am

CJI Dipak Misra impeachment: Congress president Rahul Gandhi, addressing a party function in New Delhi, alleged that institutions were being filled by “RSS people”.

April 24, 2018 12:06:25 pm

So far, India has only gifted used Mi25 helicopters to Afghanistan, although it has provided indigenous smaller equipment such as patrol boats to some countries in the neighbourhood.

April 24, 2018 10:20:15 am

In its April 4 order, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) alleged that Krystal Aviation Services Pvt Ltd, promoted by Prasad Minesh Lad and his wife, created “ghost employees” in the payrolls of associate firms to “evade taxes”.

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April 24, 2018 7:26:15 am

This was conveyed through diplomatic channels as a mark of goodwill that was sought to be generated in Beijing, and set the ball rolling for a reset in ties with China, now culminating in an “informal summit” between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan on April 27-28.

Karnataka elections: Yeddyurappa says son will not contest from Varuna seat, BJP workers protest
April 24, 2018 6:16:41 am

As Yeddyurappa left the stage after making the announcement, angry workers got on to the dais and damaged furniture.

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April 24, 2018 5:44:43 am

The encounter on Monday comes a day after what Maharashtra Police said was the biggest-ever success in its anti-Maoist operations. Earlier on Monday, Director General of Maharashtra Police, Satish Mathur appealed to the Maoists to surrender.

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April 24, 2018 9:56:39 am

President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the ordinance for changes in the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Evidence Act, the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

April 24, 2018 3:41:49 am

“This is my first visit to Mumbai. We are very thankful that people unite in such large numbers when it comes to crimes against women. I know that my daughter’s sacrifice will not go waste. We will keep fighting against such criminals. However, I am unhappy that the criminals who assaulted by daughter are still alive,” said victim's mother.

Venkaiah Naidu rejects notice to impeach CJI Dipak Misra
April 24, 2018 7:40:52 am

Refusing to admit the notice of motion, Naidu, in a ten-page order, said: “In the absence of credible and verifiable information placed before me which gives an indication of ‘misbehaviour’ or ‘incapacity’, it would be an inappropriate and irresponsible act to accept statements which have little empirical basis.

April 23, 2018 7:13:13 am

The clinic’s name has been kept deliberately ambiguous so as not to scare people away with the dreaded ‘C’ word. The clinic is a part of the government’s universal cancer screening scheme in 100 districts.

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April 23, 2018 9:09:14 am

Despite being the single largest community at nearly nine per cent within the umbrella of Dalits who make up nearly 20 per cent of the state population, the Madigas have not got the political and social push needed to ensure upward mobility.

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April 23, 2018 9:49:14 pm

Nagaon rape: The police FIR says the girl was gagged, gangraped, doused in kerosene and set on fire on March 23. Victim’s cousin among three accused

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April 23, 2018 9:03:46 am

CJI Dipak Misra impeachment: Kapil Sibal told The Indian Express, “I will not appear in the Chief Justice’s court (in Supreme Court) from tomorrow onwards... till he retires, because that is consistent with the highest standards of my profession.”