At least 45 dead in UP storms

Agra: At least 45 persons have died following heavy rainfall and storms across Uttar Pradesh. According to reports, Agra registered 36 deaths, Bijnor three and Saharanpur two, while one death each was reported from Bareilly, Moradabad Chitrakoot, and Rampur. The local authorities in each of these areas have issued directions to provide immediate relief and […]

SC collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium has defered its decision on the Centre’s request to reconsider name of Uttarakhand high court Chief Justice KM Joseph for elevation to the top court. The collegium, which comprises Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph met today to reconsider […]

POSCO Cases: SC tells HCs to set up Panels

New Delhi: The Supreme Court asked high courts across the country to set up committees of judges to monitor and regulate the trial of cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud also directed the Directors General or […]

Sonia: Corruption Deep Rooted Under Modi

New Delhi: Upping the ante against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi  lambasted Modi over his ‘Na khaoonga, na khane doonga’ slogan saying that corruption has become deep-rooted under his tenure. What happened to Modi ji’s favourite promise ‘neither indulge in corruption nor allow anyone to do so’? The roots of corruption […]

PM Modi heads back home after China visit

Wuhan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed for New Delhi after completing a successful two-day informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping here. During the trip, Prime Minister Modi was received by President Xi at the East Lake guesthouse. On the first day of the summit on Friday, both the leaders held one-to-one talks, where they […]

Govt asks SC collegium to reconsider recommendation on Js KM Joseph

New Delhi: Government returned the collegium’s recommendation to elevate Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph as a Supreme Court judge, saying the proposal was not in accordance with the top court’s parameters and there was an adequate representation of Kerala in the higher judiciary from where he hails. Justifying its stand of returning […]