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Nirbhaya documentary: SC seeks response from defence lawyers for derogatory remarks against women

M.L. Sharma and A.K. Singh, who are defending the accused in the December 16 gangrape case (Photo: PTI/File)

The Supreme Court on sought response from two advocates, representing the December 16 gangrape convicts, against whom a women lawyers body has sought action for allegedly making derogatory remarks aga

Supreme Court strikes down Section 66A, calls it 'unconstitutional'

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In a landmark judgement upholding freedom of expression, the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a provision in the cyber law, which provides power to arrest a person for posting allegedly "offensive

Nun gangrape case: West Bengal government recommends CBI probe

Kolkata: West Bengal government has decided to hand over the Rangaghat nun gangrape case to CBI "considering the seriousness and sensitivity of the case", West Bengal Chief Minister M

Nun gangrape case: Police detain 5; Catholic body demands protection for minorities

Kolkata: Five people have been detained by police in connection with the gang-rape of a 72-year-old nun in West Bengal's Ranaghat.

PM Modi seeks to give more participation to states in Planning Commission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanges greetings with Chief Minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje during their meeting on Planni

At a brainstorming session of Chief Ministers called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to replace the Planning Commission in New Delhi on Sunday saw a consensus that more power and planning should be de

Tandoor murder case: SC commutes Sushil Sharma' death penalty to life imprisonment

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New Delhi: In the most sensational 17-year-old tandoor case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted former Congress leader Sushil Sharma's death penalty to life imprisonment. Sharma was accused of mur

Telangana GoM to have 10 members; Bill likely in winter session

New Delhi: Ministers of Home, Finance, Law and Water Resources will be part of the 10-member GoM set up to go into the issues arising out of the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, like determination of b

PM won't quit, will confront Rahul today

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who returned home from the United States on Tuesday evening, has ruled out his resignation over the ordinance to protect convicted legislators, and indicat

BJP, Congress engage in slugfest over controversial ordinance

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New Delhi: As indications emerge that the Centre could withdraw the controversial ordinance on lawmakers, BJP and Congress engaged in a slugfest over the issue with the Opposition claiming victory an

Naidu shares stage with Modi

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New Delhi: Amid reports that TDP is cosying up to NDA, party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday shared the stage with BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at a programme here and heap

It is spring season and although cities like Bengaluru are ridiculously pretty at this time of the year, with all the trees in bloom, it is also the time for all concerned citizens to be on alert agai

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani is facing yet another crisis with chairman of IIT Bombay’s board of governors Anil Kakodkar resigning.