The Maharashtra government never approached the Army seeking possession of the land where the controversial Adarsh Housing Society building stands, an Army official said while deposing before a commission set up to probe the case.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi
on Tuesday said he will ask the Centre to provide legal refugee
status to the people from Bangladesh who had to flee that country due to religious persecution even after the cut-off year of 1971.
The verdict of a special CBI court which Wednesday ordered that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar be tried for the murder of their teenaged daughter Aarushi will be challenged in a higher court, their lawyer said.
BJP President Nitin Gadkari, who is on a five-day visit to China, on Monday condemned the Centre`s attempt to stop his party`s Ekta Yatra as "repressive" and warned that such an approach would lead to increase in terrorism in J&K.
The Orissa government on Wednesday
approached the Supreme Court challenging the High Court order,
which held that land acquisition procedures for the proposed
Rs 15,000 crore Vedanta university project were illegal.
A clandestine dealer of animal skin and body parts walked into a police trap here after he contacted BJP MP and known animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi asking her whether she would be interested in buying an ivory necklace.