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2012 hate speech case: Fresh summons against MIM MLA Owaisi

2012 hate speech case: Fresh summons against MIM MLA Owaisi

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:31

A court in suburban Kurla on Wednesday issued fresh summons against All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA from Hyderabad Akbaruddin Owaisi in connection with an alleged hate speech case.

SC drops 24-year old contempt proceedings against Arun Shourie

SC drops 24-year old contempt proceedings against Arun Shourie

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:56

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dropped 24-year old contempt proceedings against veteran journalist Arun Shourie for writing in 1990 against its then sitting judge who was heading a Commission appointed to probe into acts of omissions and commissions against former Karnataka Chief Minister Ramakrishna Hegde.

India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza

India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:45

India along with BRICS countries on Wednesday voted in support of a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel`s offensive on Gaza.

 Congress moves Supreme Court over foreign funding

Congress moves Supreme Court over foreign funding

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:39

Congress Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi High Court verdict that held it and the BJP guilty of receiving funds from the subsidiaries of Britain-based Vedanta Resources.

Include `third gender` children in schools, states advised

Include `third gender` children in schools, states advised

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:36

States and union territories have been advised to take steps for admitting socially and educationally backward "third gender" children in educational institutions, parliament was told Wednesday.

Shiv Sena MP should be thrown out of Maharashtra Sadan: Shobhaa De

Shiv Sena MP should be thrown out of Maharashtra Sadan: Shobhaa De

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:26

Author Shobhaa De said on Wednesday that the Shiv Sena MP who tried to force feed an employee of IRCTC-managed canteen should be thrown out of Maharashtra Sadan.

SC drops contempt charges against Giriraj Kishore

SC drops contempt charges against Giriraj Kishore

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:03

The Supreme Court Wednesday dropped contempt charges against VHP leader Giriraj Kishore, who died after judgement on the issue was reserved, for allegedly making defamatory statement in 1994 on Ayodhya controversy.

Monsoon continues in north India

Monsoon continues in north India

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:03

Monsoon showers continued to lash several parts of north India bringing down temperatures significantly even as rivers in Uttar Pradesh flowed in spate at a few places.

India to have four new central varsities

India to have four new central varsities

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:45

The government has decided to set up four new central universities in the country, parliament was told Wednesday.

Dialogue only option to resolve Palestinian issue: India

Dialogue only option to resolve Palestinian issue: India

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:42

Expressing deep concern over the escalating conflict in Gaza, India on Wednesday said dialogue remains the only viable option to resolve issues between Israel and Palestine.

Convict sentenced to over 10 years not to be released without hearing prosecutor: SC

Convict sentenced to over 10 years not to be released without hearing prosecutor: SC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:33

The appellate court shall not release a convict, sentenced to punishment for death or life imprisonment or for a period of ten years or more, without hearing public prosecutor, SC ruled.