SC to hear plea against Asthana’s appointment as interim CBI chief

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a PIL by NGO Common Cause challenging appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Central Bureau of Investigation’s interim Director, on grounds it was arbitrary and overlooked established procedure. Common Cause has sought direction to the Central government to initiate the process for appointment of More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Two killed in Bengal train accident

Siliguri (West Bengal): Two persons were killed and six injured when the engine and two coaches of the Guwahati-bound Capital Express derailed in West Bengal on Tuesday night, an official said on Wednesday. The More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Thespian Dilip Kumar hospitalised

Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to Leelavati Hospital here on Wednesday morning after he complained of swelling in one of his legs. Dilip Kumar was last seen in the film “Qila” in 1998 “He More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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Too much judicial interference weakens judiciary: Justice Srikrishna

New Delhi: Too much of judicial interference is bad for both judiciary and executive, as the judges’ role is similar to that of cricket umpire and not that of a batsman, retired Supreme Court, Justice (retd) More...

By IANS On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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SC clubs challenge to AMU VC appointment with minority character issue

New Delhi: A three judge bench examining whether Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was a minority institution or not will also hold hearing on a plea challenging the appointment of Lt.Gen. Zameeruddin Shah (retd.) More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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SC moved to quash appointment of CBI interim director

New Delhi: The Supreme Court was moved on Monday seeking the quashing of the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as interim, Director, CBI and direction to the Central government to initiate the process for appointment More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Army apprehends Pakistani national on LoC

Jammu: A Pakistani national was apprehended on Monday by Indian troops after he crossed the Line of Control (LoC) into Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, the state police said. The man has been handed over to More...

By Agencies On Sunday, December 4th, 2016
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Fire breaks out at Kolkata shopping mall

Kolkata: A fire broke out at the plush South City Mall here early on Sunday. There was, however, no report of casualty, a fire department official said. Panic struck moviegoers and workers at the mall The fire started More...

By Agencies On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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In her heart Mamata supports demonetisation: Ramdev

Kolkata: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev believes that in her heart West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee supports demonetisation, although she opposes its implementation. He said demonetisation has made honest people More...

By IANS On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Categorise cases challenging demonetisation: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday deferred to Monday its hearing on a batch of petitions challenging the demonetisation, asking the cases to be categorised for a smooth hearing. The court was told that district More...