Former MP backs referendum for separate statehood to Vidarbha

Former MP and staunch protagonist of separate statehood for Vidarbha, Banwarilal Purohit, has supported a "referendum" for a separate Vidarbha state, planned by local non-governmental organisation Jan Manch, on December 16.

SC upholds Constitutional validity of preventive detention

SC upheld Constitutional validity of preventive detention provision under Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act.