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India, All india, 05 May 2017

Nirbhaya verdict: Use of iron rods proved by dying declaration, DNA, says SC

The men had inserted the iron rods in the private parts of the victim in the most 'inhumane manner', police said.

05 May 2017 9:27 PM

Nirbhaya case: Public prosecutor Nikam expresses apprehension over SC order being challenged

Nikam said the convicts still have the option of approaching the President and can file a mercy petition asking him to revoke the order.

05 May 2017 9:06 PM

Nirbhaya gangrape case: Death penalty does not deter crime, say activists

Activists are raising questions not just about the death penalty, but about the definition of 'rarest of rare' cases.

05 May 2017 8:56 PM

Satellite launch to cement India's ties with neighbours: Pranab Mukherjee

He also congratulated ISRO on the successful launch of the South Asia satellite-GSAT-09.

05 May 2017 8:41 PM

Nirbhaya's mother demands fast track courts, law to hang juveniles

Justice should have been delivered soon, because delayed justice will not enforce fear in the minds of the convicts, she said.

05 May 2017 8:06 PM


Centre asks AAP to explain sources of overseas funding to it

The Union Home Ministry asked the Arvind Kejriwal-led party to explain certain fundings from abroad.

05 May 2017 7:39 PM

ED attachment order to continue against Virbhadra's kin: HC

The high court, however, said that all the subsequent proceedings against them would remain stayed.

05 May 2017 7:26 PM

Justice done in Dec 16 gangrape case with SC verdict: Sonia Gandhi

She said four years after the heart-breaking gangrape-cum-murder case that agonised the soul of India, justice has been delivered.

05 May 2017 7:08 PM

Venkaiah Naidu hands over release order of Rs 1,263 cr to UP CM

He said with the coming of the Yogi govt, Uttar Pradesh has joined the 'Mission Modi', an acronym for 'Making of Developing India'.

05 May 2017 6:54 PM

Maharashtra: Kundewadi village becomes open-defecation-free

All houses in the village with a total of 572 families have a toilet, a press note issued by District Information Office in Kundewadi said.

05 May 2017 6:06 PM


26 children saved from being married off in Jharkhand

Though child marriage is banned in Jharkhand as per the Child Marriage Act of 2006, the pernicious practice continues to be rampant.

05 May 2017 6:02 PM

'Historic occasion', says Modi as ISRO launches South Asian Satellite

I congratulate the team of scientists who worked hard for the successful launch of South Asian Satellite, Modi said.

05 May 2017 5:48 PM

PM Modi should get TN fishermen, boats released: DMK

He added that the state's fisherfolk who put to sea to eke out their livelihood were living in fright.

05 May 2017 5:32 PM

India launches South Asian Satellite to help neighbours, Pakistan opts out

6 of India's neighbours including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldives are participating in the project.

05 May 2017 5:12 PM

Will not let RSS spread its roots in Bihar: Tejaswi Yadav

Yadav stated that RSS only supports the Hindus while other religion and topics are never discussed.

05 May 2017 3:52 PM


Nirbhaya gangrape case: Timeline of events since Dec 16, 2012

Earlier on Friday, SC upheld the death sentence for four convicts. Here's all that happened in the 2012 case till now.

05 May 2017 2:45 PM

Malegaon blast: SC seeks reply of NIA, Maharashtra govt on Purohit's bail plea

The apex court had on April 28 rejected Purohit's plea for urgent hearing, saying the petition will come up in regular course.

05 May 2017 2:18 PM

Pulwama district of J&K, a headache for security forces

The heightened militancy this year is receiving ground support with the local people posing maximum resistance to the forces.

05 May 2017 2:08 PM

Malegaon blast: SC issues notice to Maharashtra govt, NIA

On April 25, the Bombay High Court had in its order refused to grant bail to Lt. Col. Prasad Purohit.

05 May 2017 1:53 PM

Nirbhaya rape case: BJP, Congress confident of SC delivering justice

The convicts - Akshay, Pawan, Vinay Sharma and Mukesh - challenged the Delhi High Court order which had sentenced them to the gallows.

05 May 2017 1:36 PM