From ‘Miss Campus Princess’ to ‘Miss World’: Manushi Chillar’s ascent within a year

From ‘Miss Campus Princess’ to ‘Miss World’: Manushi Chillar’s ascent within a year

CHANDIGARH, Nov 19, 2017: It has been a title bagging year for a doctor-in-the-making. Manushi Chillar, the Miss World 2017, has been bagging beauty titles in the past one year even while pursuing her course in medicine in an all-girls medical college in Haryana’s Sonepat district. The 21-year-old beauty was crowed Miss World 2017 at […]

Minority status for Hindus: SC shuns plea, asks petitioner to approach NCM

Minority status for Hindus: SC shuns plea, asks petitioner to approach NCM

New Delhi, Nov 11, 2017: The Supreme court on Friday asked a PIL petitioner seeking that Hindus be declared as minority community in eight states to approach the National Commission for Minorities. The bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi permitted PIL petitioner and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay withdraw his petition and approach the NCM as […]

Politicians among 714 Indians in global tax evasion scam; Big B, Jayant Sinha feature in list

India ranks 19th among 180 countries, exposed in the cache of 13.4 million documents dubbed as "Paradise Papers", in terms of the number of individuals and companies who have skirted taxes and invested in offshore companies in tax havens.

Politicians among 714 Indians in global tax evasion scam; Big B, Jayant Sinha feature in list

New Delhi, Nov 06, 2017: Minister of State Jayant Sinha, BJP MP Ravindra Kishore, Congress leader Sachin Pilot, former minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti and Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachhan figure among 714 Indians named in a financial data expose on how the world’s rich and powerful have stashed their wealth abroad to evade legitimate taxes, according […]

Blue Whale Game: SC asks Doordarshan to prepare programme on perils of ‘deadly game’

Blue Whale Game: SC asks Doordarshan to prepare programme on perils of ‘deadly game’

New Delhi, Oct 27, 2017: The Supreme Court today directed national broadcaster Doordarshan to bring out a 10-minute show on the perils of the Blue Whale online game that has led to numerous suicides among teens. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, observing that such online games […]

SC asks Centre to take a call on playing national anthem in cinema halls

People go to cinema for undiluted entertainment. Tomorrow if someone says don’t wear shorts and t-shirts to cinema halls because National Anthem is being played, then where do we stop this moral policing? -- Justice DY Chandrachud

SC asks Centre to take a call on playing national anthem in cinema halls

New Delhi, Oct 23, 2017: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to take a call on regulating the playing and singing of the national anthem in public places including cinema halls. According to Bar & Bench, a Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud observed that the matter lies within the Executive […]

Meghalaya: NPP caught in ‘web of controversies’; BJP hits back

The winds is our sail, says BJP while reacting to NPP's claims over Good Government Day and GST reduction of broomstick

Meghalaya: NPP caught in ‘web of controversies’; BJP hits back

TURA, Oct 11, 2017: Amid controversies over date adjustment vis-à-vis Good Governance Day and reduction in GST cap on broomstick, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday sarcastically criticised the National People’s Party (NPP) President Conrad Sangma for ‘taking all the credits’ for the changes made. “He (Conrad) has not taken the wind out of […]

Rohingya crisis: Govt stance based on nation’s interest, Kiren Rijiju

Rohingya crisis: Govt stance based on nation’s interest, Kiren Rijiju

NEW DELHI, Sept 18, 2017: Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said the government’s stand to deport Rohingya refugees was in the nation’s interest. “It is a sensitive matter. Whatever government will do, will be in nation’s interest,” Rijiju told reporters ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on Rohingya Muslims who have […]

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