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Court acquits ex-AMU scholar Gulzar Ahmed Wani in 2000 Sabarmati Express blast:

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Court acquits ex-AMU scholar Gulzar Ahmed Wani in 2000 Sabarmati Express blast:

NEW DELHI(PTI): Former Aligarh Muslim University scholar and suspected Hizbul Mujahideen operative Gulzar Ahmed Wani was on Tuesday acquitted by a Barabanki court of the charge of orchestrating a blast in Sabarmati Express in 2000. According to the counsel for the accused, the court freed Wani and co-accused Mobin due to lack of evidence. “The court […]

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India behind Bangladesh, Nepal, China on health care index with 154th rank

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India behind Bangladesh, Nepal, China on health care index with 154th rank

LONDON(PTI): India has a lot of catching up to do with its neighbours, including China, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka in terms of health care. IMAGE: PTI According to the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) published in the medical journal The Lancet, it has finished a dismal 154th among 195 countries on the healthcare index. […]

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‘No question’ of extending June 30 deadline for making Aadhaar mandatory for various schemes: Govt to SC

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‘No question’ of extending June 30 deadline for making Aadhaar mandatory for various schemes: Govt to SC

NEW DELHI(PTI): There is “no question” of extending the June 30 deadline for making Aadhaar mandatory for availing benefits of various social welfare schemes, the Centre today told the Supreme Court. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the apex court that the idea behind making Aadhaar mandatory for welfare schemes was that the benefit should not […]

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Army prepared to deal with militants in Kashmir: Defence Minister Jaitley

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Army prepared to deal with militants in Kashmir: Defence Minister Jaitley

NEW DELHI(PTI): Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the Indian Armed Forces is fully prepared to deal with the militants crossing across the valley. “Our troops and our Army are fully ready to check any form of infiltration. Under no cost will India’s territorial sovereignty be allowed to be infringed,’ Jaitley said. ‘We […]

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Coal Scam: Former coal secy HC Gupta convicted, quantum of sentence on May 22

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Coal Scam: Former coal secy HC Gupta convicted, quantum of sentence on May 22

NEW DELHI(PTI): A special court here on Friday convicted former coal secretary H C Gupta in a coal scam case. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar also convicted the coal ministry’s then joint secretary KS Kropha and then director K C Samaria besides others in the case pertaining to alleged irregularities in allocation of Thesgora-B Rudrapuri […]

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How can ‘sinful’ triple talaq be a matter of faith: Supreme Court of India

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How can ‘sinful’ triple talaq be a matter of faith: Supreme Court of India

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Supreme Court asked Muslim bodies how can a practice like triple talaq be a matter of “faith” when they have been asserting that it is “patriarchal”, “bad in theology” and “sinful”. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar also reserved its verdict on a clutch of pleas challenging […]

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How can ‘sinful’ triple talaq be a matter of faith: Supreme Court of India

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NEW DELHI(PTI): The Supreme Court asked Muslim bodies how can a practice like triple talaq be a matter of “faith” when they have been asserting that it is “patriarchal”, “bad in theology” and “sinful”. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar also reserved its verdict on a clutch of pleas challenging […]

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Dr Harsh Vardhan takes over environment ministry after Dave’s death

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Dr Harsh Vardhan takes over environment ministry after Dave’s death

New Delhi: Dr Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry after Anil Dave’s death. Dr Harsh Vardhan holds the Science & Technology, Earth Sciences portfolio. Environment Minister Anil Dave passed away in New Delhi on Thursday. He was 60. Dave complained of uneasiness at his home on Thursday morning and was rushed to the All […]

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Union Environment Minister Anil Dave passes away; PM Modi calls it personal loss

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Union Environment Minister Anil Dave passes away; PM Modi calls it personal loss

NEW DELHI(PTI): Union Environment Minister Anil Dave passed away on Thursday. He was 60. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and said that he was shocked with Dave’s sudden demise with whom he was discussing key policy issues till late evening on Wednesday. “Absolutely shocked by the sudden demise of my friend & a […]

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BJP spoiled Ram temple issue by pulling down Babri mosque: Samajwadi Party

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BJP spoiled Ram temple issue by pulling down Babri mosque: Samajwadi Party

LUCKNOW(PTI): Noting that BJP has hijacked the Ram temple issue from the Congress, Leader of the Opposition in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Ram Govind Chaudhary today said had the Babri mosque not been pulled down, the matter would have been resolved by now. “It was the Congress which got the locks removed, placed the idols […]

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