SC critical of magistrate ordering probe in Rahul defamation case

SC critical of magistrate ordering probe in Rahul defamation case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court was today critical of the trial court in Maharashtra asking the cops to probe the criminal defamation complaint lodged against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his remarks allegedly accusing RSS for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. The apex court said “prima facie the procedure of taking cognizance by the judicial […]

‘Aadu’ Antony sentenced to 29 years jail

‘Aadu’ Antony sentenced to 29 years jail

Kollam: A notorious criminal, who stabbed to death a police constable and grievously injured another in June 2012, was today sent to jail for his entire life by a court here. The Principal Sessions Court judge handed over this sentence to 52-year-old Varghese alias ‘Aadu’ Antony for stabbing to death officer Maniyan Pillai and another […]

2 Muslim women beaten for carrying ‘beef’ get bail

2 Muslim women beaten for carrying ‘beef’ get bail

Mandsaur (MP): A local court this evening granted bail to two Muslim women charged with carrying buffalo meat unlawfully after allegedly being beaten up by cow vigilantes yesterday. Chief Judicial Magistrate M A Khan granted bail to Salma Mevati (35) and Shamim Akthar Hussain (30), both local residents, who were allegedly thrashed by cow vigilantes […]

RBI slaps Rs 27-cr penalty on 13 banks for FEMA

RBI slaps Rs 27-cr penalty on 13 banks for FEMA

Mumbai: In a major crackdown for FEMA violations and KYC lapses, the RBI has imposed Rs 27-crore penalty on 13 public and private sector banks, including PNB and HDFC Bank, while asking eight others including SBI and ICICI Bank to ensure strict compliance with guidelines. On the basis of inputs received from a public sector […]

Cabinet drops 1% additional tax from GST Bill

Cabinet drops 1% additional tax from GST Bill

New Delhi: The Cabinet today cleared changes in the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill, dropping 1 per cent manufacturing tax and providing guarantee to compensate states for any revenue loss in the first five years of rollout of the proposed indirect tax regime. The Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, decided to include in the […]

NADA adjourns hearing, Narsingh’s fate to be known tomorrow

NADA adjourns hearing, Narsingh’s fate to be known tomorrow

New Delhi: Narsingh Yadav’s Olympic fate will be known tomorrow after the National Anti-Doping Agency’s disciplinary panel adjourned its hearing on the dope scandal surrounding the wrestler even as he failed a second dope test and lodged a police complaint against two fellow grapplers. In a hearing which lasted three and half hours, Narsingh and […]

Narsingh fails 2nd dope test, Olympic hopes fade

Narsingh fails 2nd dope test, Olympic hopes fade

New Delhi: Narsingh Yadav’s hopes of competing in the Olympics seemed bleak today after the wrestler failed a second dope test which was conducted on him on July 5. It is learnt that Narsingh, already under provisional suspension for failing a June 25 dope test, has also flunked the second test done on both his […]

Putin to meet Russia’s dope-tainted Rio team

Putin to meet Russia’s dope-tainted Rio team

Moscow: President Vladimir Putin will meet members of Russia’s Olympic team on Wednesday as the list of its athletes banned from the Rio Games over revelations of state-run doping soared above 100. An AFP journalist at the Kremlin said the athletes to meet Putin included banned track and field stars Yelena Isinbayeva, Sergey Shubenkov and […]

Kriti, Sushant fly to Mauritius for last schedule of ‘Raabta’

Kriti, Sushant fly to Mauritius for last schedule of ‘Raabta’

Mumbai: “Raabta” lead pair Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon are off to Mauritius to shoot the last schedule of the film. Kriti, who turns 26 on Wednesday, took to Instagram to share a picture from the airport. “All set for the last schedule of #Raabta ! And the excitement shows as we wait to […]

I may do special appearance: Arshad Warsi

I may do special appearance: Arshad Warsi

Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi wishes he were a part of “Jolly LLB” sequel, and says he might do a special appearance in the (now) Akshay Kumar-starrer film. Arshad played the lead role of lawyer in Subhash Kapoor’s “Jolly LLB”. But for the sequel, the makers have roped in Akshay Kumar. “I wish I was doing […]

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