India

SC to hear curative plea in open court.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear in open court next week the curative plea filed by gay rights activists against its order criminalising homosexuality.

CBI won’t challenge UK court

The CBI has in an important move decided not to challenge the order of the high court in London, disallowing the extradition of Ravi Shankaran, the key accused in the Naval war room leak case.

Varsity defers exam for Naxal attack victim son

In a rare gesture, a Central University in Chhattisgarh has postponed the final examination of Bachelor of Technology (mechanical) course to ensure that a student, son of the CRPF officer, killed in a

Parakh gets CBI summons for April 25

The CBI has summoned former coal secretary P.C.

Verdict on junk food ban today

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With the Delhi high court set to deliver a key judgment on the ban of junk food in schools on Wednesday, a panel of experts, set up to examine the harmful effects of junk food, point out that such a b

‘Indians see rape as major problem’

A year after the gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old student in New Delhi made headlines, majority of Indians see the problem of rape as a “very big” national problem and fault the police for not bei

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.