For the first time, women are being hired for Corps of Military Police in the Indian Army. At the Belagavi recruitment centre in Karnataka, over 800 have competed for barely 100 places in history. MAYURA JANWALKAR found young women and parents determined to let little come in their way — from chicken pox to rejection, salwar-kameez to no running shoes.
The court observed that in the mercy petitions filed by the two death row convicts, letters exchanged between different government departments bore the words “most urgent” and “death penalty” and yet the matter “did not receive the attention it deserved”.
Certification— unrestricted public exhibition (U), parental guidance for children below age 12 (U/A), adult (A), or viewing by specialised groups (S) — is decided by the Regional Officer based on reports by Examining Committee members in unanimity or majority.
Hope that the girl whose cries for help were heard by locals and later by rescue workers would be pulled out alive from under the crushing concrete that gave way as the rain showed no mercy on Mumbai on Monday and Tuesday.
A 35-feet concrete wall came crashing down at the two locations bordering the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Malad Hill reservoir, claiming 22 lives and destroying hundreds of slum tenements and displacing as many families.
Chief Justice Nandrajog shared this hand-drawn image on a ruled paper with a battery of senior counsels representing various stakeholders in the PILs towards the close of the petitioners' counsel's arguments heard over three hours on Tuesday.
In 2010, Suneeti Bala became the first woman chief engineer onboard a marine vessel. Bala is the managing trustee and co-founder of the International Women Seafarers Foundation (IWSF) that was launched in 2017.
A determined supporter of the refinery project that was denotified by the state government in March, 39-year-old Pandharinath Amberkar maintains that the opposition to the project was based on rumours and misgivings.
The Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg Lok Sabha constituency, in which the villages affected by the proposed refinery project fall, is a seat contested by the Shiv Sena with its incumbent MP Vinayak Raut looking to retain his place in the Lok Sabha.
Lone Shiv Sena MP in the Narendra Modi Cabinet, Anant Geete says he is not just confident of winning the seventh term from Raigad Lok Sabha constituency, but also a berth in the Union cabinet. He tells The Indian Express why the BJP-Shiv Sena combine is stronger than ever before
ON A humid weekday afternoon in the Muslim-dominated Jui village, former state minister and NCP leader Sunil Tatkare takes the podium under a tasseled canopy. Opening for Tatkare was former Congress MLA Manikrao Jagtap, who describes him as “Raigadcha vaarasdar, Sunil Tatkare Khaasdaar (the heir of Raigad, Sunil Tatkare Member of Parliament)”. In the audience, […]
Ambadas, Bapu, Rajya Shinde, Raju Shinde, Suresh Shinde and another member of their family who was later held to be a juvenile at the time of the offence by the court — were reunited with their families in Jalna last month after years of incarceration.