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  India   All India  16 Jan 2019

India, All india, 16 Jan 2019

‘Whimsical and arbitrary’: Bar Council on elevation of junior judges to SC

BCI said decision of 5-member collegium headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi was viewed by Bar and common man as 'unjust and improper'.

16 Jan 2019 8:58 PM

Kolkata professor who said ‘virgin girl is like sealed bottle’ removed

Kanak Sarkar, a professor of International Relations department, had likened virgin woman to 'sealed bottle' or 'packet' in Facebook post.

16 Jan 2019 8:44 PM

‘Elevation of junior judge to apex court surprising’: Ex-CJI RM Lodha

'...Every decision taken by the Supreme Court Collegium must reflect its maturity,' RM Lodha said.

16 Jan 2019 8:15 PM

Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna elevated to SC amid row

A five-member Supreme Court Collegium had on January 11 recommended the elevation of the two to the top court.

16 Jan 2019 7:42 PM

'Will win 74, one more than last time in UP’: BJP dismisses SP-BSP tie-up

Union Minister JP Nadda said elections are not Physics but Chemistry with the voters.

16 Jan 2019 7:18 PM


Release Kashmiri journalist and drop charges against him, CPJ tells J&K governor

‘Freedom of the press is a vital tenet of democracy and a proud part of India's history,’ a letter by CPJ to governor dated January 15 said.

16 Jan 2019 7:05 PM

Ex-IAF chief Arup Raha, appeals to parties to not halt procurement process

‘Air warfare is going to be very important,’ he also said, adding to his appeal to parties to sort issues and commence procurement of jets.

16 Jan 2019 6:14 PM

CBI files cases against 2 more shelter homes in Bihar for abuse of minors

CBI has filed FIRs against Bhagalpur-based Boys' Children Home run by Rupam Pragati Samaj Samiti and House Mother Children Home in Gaya.

16 Jan 2019 6:01 PM

PM-led panel to meet on Jan 24 to decide on new CBI director

On Jan 10, the selection panel had removed Alok Verma as CBI chief on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty.

16 Jan 2019 5:18 PM

Cows made to walk on fire during Makar Sankranti celebrations in Bengaluru

The age-old ritual is believed to bring good fortune and keep cows and other livestock and crops from harm's way.

16 Jan 2019 4:41 PM


49 injured on day one of Jallikattu event in Tamil Nadu

Nearly 500 bulls and a similar number of 'tamers' were involved on opening day of festival in Madurai, an official said.

16 Jan 2019 4:23 PM

'No respect for Sikhs': Row over Jagdish Tytler's presence at Congress event

Jagdish Tytler was seen sitting in the front row at event where Sheila Dikshit took over as Delhi Congress chief.

16 Jan 2019 3:17 PM

‘No talk of alliance with AAP yet,’ says Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit

Sheila Dikshit took charge as Congress' Delhi chief in presence of large gathering of workers and senior leaders.

16 Jan 2019 2:21 PM

KCR's son meets Jaganmohan Reddy, discusses 'proposed' federal front

These talks are first direct talks between leaders since KCR floated idea of front as an alternation to BJP and Cong.

16 Jan 2019 2:08 PM

In a first, transgenders take holy dip at Kumbh Mela

On Tuesday, dozens of transgenders splashed in sacred waters of Ganges and Yamuna alongside revered Hindu ascetics at Kumbh Mela.

16 Jan 2019 1:40 PM


'What moral right does BJP have to condemn Kanhaiya Kumar?': Shiv Sena

BJP committed 'sin' by aligning with Mehbooba Mufti, Sena said, claiming that she considered Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as martyr.

16 Jan 2019 1:24 PM

Karnataka political turmoil: Youth Cong workers protest outside Haryana resort

The protesters alleged that the BJP was 'disrespecting the Constitution and murdering democracy' in the country.

16 Jan 2019 12:56 PM

No need to hype Karnataka 'political crisis', says Deve Gowda

'The two leaders are not affiliated with any party. They are independents. There is no need to hype it up so much,' Deve Gowda said.

16 Jan 2019 12:40 PM

Congress MLAs in Mumbai unreachable to media, not to me: Kumaraswamy

Speaking to media here, Kumaraswamy reaffirmed that the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition is going on smoothly in Karnataka.

16 Jan 2019 11:40 AM

SC to hear next week plea challenging M Nageswara Rao as CBI's interim director

The CJI told Bhushan that it was 'definitely not possible' to hear the matter on Friday and the plea would be heard next week.

16 Jan 2019 11:16 AM