Supreme Court against the prevailing adjournment culture, new process put in place


The recently appointed Chief Justice of India, Justice R M Lodha said that adjournment with respect to hearing in cases would not be ordered on the mere request from lawyers.  “The culture of adjournment has to go. Seeking adjournment of scheduled hearing of cases at the drop of a hat must go. Unless a lawyerContinue reading “Supreme Court against the prevailing adjournment culture, new process put in place”

Armed guards deployed at non-violence preaching Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial


The ‘armed’ security personnel have been deployed at ‘Rajghat” for the first time and before the 67th independence day amidst terrorism threats and intelligence inputs,  ‘Rajghat’ is the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi who is also known as the father of the nation in India and has advocated non-violence all through India’s freedom struggle from BritishContinue reading “Armed guards deployed at non-violence preaching Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial”

Shruti Haasan, Alia Bhatt and Huma Qureshi sizzles at D-Day screening


  Shruti Haasan daughter of Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan’s is enjoying all the attention here. Shruti has dressed for the event in Bop dress and Zara Studded Sneaker Wedges. Don’t forget to notice her Mia bag on the floor behind her. (Photo: Varinder Chawla) Student Of The Year actress Alia Bhatt is in the moodContinue reading “Shruti Haasan, Alia Bhatt and Huma Qureshi sizzles at D-Day screening”

Insecticide presence in mid-day meal of dead Bihar children confirmed in Autopsies


  The Autopsy reports of 22 children who died this week after eating a school lunch in eastern India (Bihar) confirmed that they were poisoned by insecticide. As of now the possibility of Insecticide presence either in the food or cooking oil could be possible, said a doctor on Thursday. Source: TIME

Former Home Secretary Pillai unsure whether Ishrat Jahan was a terrorist


There is no mention of Ishrat Jahan in the NIA report that was prepared after interrogating David Headley, Mumbai terror attack accused, said former Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Tuesday. Pillai has however said Ishrat Jahan who was killed in an encounter in Gujarat was actually with people out of which two wereContinue reading “Former Home Secretary Pillai unsure whether Ishrat Jahan was a terrorist”

Politicians trouble may increase in Ishrat Jahan encounter case


The relief that Gujrat’s political bosses may have felt on Wednesday may be short-lived as the first CBI charge sheet filed by the CBI in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case has only named police officials as accused. With the next phase of investigation into the whole conspiracy behind the incident, the CBI isContinue reading “Politicians trouble may increase in Ishrat Jahan encounter case”

Major fire breaks out in Bawana slum cluster, cause of fire unknown


A Fire took place at Bawana slum clusters of Delhi on Friday resulting in torching of several hutments. Twenty-fire tenders were reportedly rushed to the site immediately to extinguish the fire. A police team has also reached the spot of fire. Initial reports said a loud sound was heard before the fire broke out indicatingContinue reading “Major fire breaks out in Bawana slum cluster, cause of fire unknown”

SC stays execution of eight convicts, President denies mercy


The Indian Supreme Court has put on stay the execution of eight prisoners on death row. The prisoners are convicted in different murder cases and have filed their mercy pleas. The said mercy pleas on which the president takes decision were rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee this week.  An urgent hearing was held late onContinue reading “SC stays execution of eight convicts, President denies mercy”

168 Army personnel to be punished for Ladakh clash


In one of the first and biggest crackdown of Indian Army against its soldiers and officer on charges of indiscipline, 168 personnel are set to face the consequences of Nyoma, Ladakh clash. The incident took place during field-firing session on May 10, 2012. Colonel P Kadam, Commanding Officer of the 226 Field Regiment, three otherContinue reading “168 Army personnel to be punished for Ladakh clash”

Bangladesh Government asked to protect minority Hindus by Amnesty International


Amnesty International has asked the Bangladeshi Government to work towards better protecting Hindus in Bangladesh. Hindus are a minority in the country. “The dead, it is said, do not live to tell the tale, but this is not true in ethnic cleansing. The dead do tell the tale; it is the living who are reluctantContinue reading “Bangladesh Government asked to protect minority Hindus by Amnesty International”