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Jaitley's comments come hours after Opposition parties led by the Congress confirmed that they have moved an impeachment motion seeking the removal of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. (Photo: File)

Congress using impeachment as a political tool: Jaitley on mutiny against CJI

Jaitley asserted that BJP chief Amit Shah had no role in the alleged Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

BJP President Amit Shah

Amit Shah vows to book Hindu activists’ killers

The BJP national president also said that after the BJP came to power in Maharashtra, the suicides of farmers have decreased.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (Photo: PTI)

Defence minister to attend SCO summit in China

Officials said Ms Sitharaman is likely to have bilateral meetings with a number of Chinese leaders.

Union ministers Smriti Irani and Maneka Gandhi sit on a day-long protest in New Delhi on Thursday against the disruption of Parliament proceedings by the Opposition. (Photo: G.N. Jha)

PM leads BJP MPs in fast against House disruption

Forget farcical fast, reconvene Parliament for debate: Cong to BJP.

Sanjay Patil

Karnataka polls are about Hindu-Muslims, says Sanjay Patil

Patil also told the crowd, which lapped up every word he said, that the Congress favoured constructing a mosque in Ayodhya instead of a Ram temple.


The girl's body was found on Friday hanging from the ceiling at her house in a village which comes under the jurisdiction of Majhaulia police station, Superintendent of Police Jayant Kant said. (Representational Image/PTI)

13-yr-old girl kills self after father rapes her, accused arrested

A panchayat meeting was held at the request of the girl and her mother on her sexual exploitation around a week ago.

The blood-soaked body of the infant was recovered on Friday afternoon from the basement of the commercial building when a shopkeeper had gone there to open his shop. (Photo: AFP | Representational)

Is there an end? Another 6-month-old girl raped, killed in Indore

The accused, Sunil Bheel was spotted on a CCTV camera carrying the baby on his shoulder, also killed her once he was done.

Some villagers on Tuesay found some hooves and bones in a field behind the man's house and alleged that he had served banned meat at his son's wedding reception on Monday night, police said. (Representational image)

J'khand man assaulted for serving ‘banned meat’ at son’s wedding; 7 held

The prohibitory orders under section 144 of the CrPC were imposed in and around Nawadih village under Domchanch block after the incident.

The accused, Rakesh Harijan (25), resident of Bamanpura village, was produced before a local court and was sent to a four-day police custody. (Representational image)

Man held for kidnapping, raping 8-yr-old girl in Rajasthan

The accused had allegedly kidnapped the minor girl from her house on Thursday night and raped her at a cremation ground nearby, police said.

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Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi had fled the country after the alleged bank fraud came to light. (Photo: File)

PNB moves Hong Kong HC against Nirav Modi, will approach courts in other nations

The MEA, had claimed to have traced him in Hong Kong and requested for provisional arrest of Nirav Modi.

According to the ordinance, a director or deputy director (appointed under the PMLA, 2002) may file an application before a special court (designated under the 2002 Act) to declare a person as a fugitive economic offender. (Photo: File)

Cabinet passes Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance 2018

A fugitive economic offender is one who has left the country to avoid facing prosecution, or refuses to return to face prosecution.

The Uddhav Thackeray-led party, a constantly combative ally of the BJP, said one may have a deep dislike for the Congress or the Gandhi family, but speaking about domestic issues on foreign land does not suit anybody. (Photo: AP)

Mauni Baba Modi: Sena's stinging column slams PM for 'talking' abroad

'Is it right for the PM to speak on an issue like rape on foreign land? Why speak about the insulting incidents abroad?' the Sena asked.

The drill took off from Air Force Station Chabua in Assam to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata and further on to Command Hospital at Alipore by road. (Photo: Asian Age)

Gagan Shakti 2018: IAF carries out major mass casualty rescue drill from Assam to Kolkata

The purpose of the military exercise was to prepare for a real-time war situation or natural calamities like an earthquake.

Trivialising the use of impeachment power is a dangerous event, Jaitley said. (Photo: File)

Impeachment motion a 'revenge petition' over SC verdict on Loya case: FM

Jaitley asserted that BJP chief Amit Shah had no role in the alleged Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.