Ahead of Congress' high-stake farmers' rally in Delhi Sunday against the Land Bill, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu today accused the opposition party of using the Bill to derive political mileage even as he said the government was willing to accept "useful" suggestions on it.
The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has apprehended 47 fishermen and seized eight of their boats near the International Maritime Boundary, an office-bearer of National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) said on Friday.
The Supreme Court has constituted a three-judge bench to hear afresh the anticipatory bail plea of Teesta Setalvad and her husband in the case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.
People of Gujarat might have to compulsorily exercise their franchise or face penal action in local body polls to be held in October, as the state government is likely to notify rules for the controversial provision before those elections.
Police officer NK Amin, an accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, on Friday sought bail citing the relief granted to IPS officer D G Vanzara despite his alleged prominent role in the crime.
In a raid at a rave party, police arrested 80 people, including 16 women who were allegedly involved in prostitution, in a heritage hotel on the Udaipur- Ahmedabad highway early this morning, police said.