US House approves sanctions on Venezuela rights abusers

The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to impose targeted sanctions on Venezuelan officials responsible for violent crackdowns on anti-government protests that have left at least 42 people dead.

Govt imposing `economic Emergency`: BJP

Holding protests across the country against fuel price hike and seeking its immediate
roll-back, BJP on Saturday accused the government of being "insensitive to the sufferings of the common man" and imposing "economic Emergency".

Fine imposed on Patkar for not appearing in defamation cases

A Delhi court on Thursday imposed fine on Narmada Bachao Aandolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar for failing to appear before it in connection with two cross-defamation cases filed by her and an Ahmedabad-based man against each other.

Kerala HC imposes restrictions on use of plastic in Sabarimala

Kerala High Court on Wednesday imposed
restrictions in the use of plastic during Sabarimala festival
season and directed authorities to ensure that donkeys are not
transported to the hill shrine violating various rules.

Congress urges Centre to impose President`s rule in Karnataka

An apparent bruised Congress
on Thursday asked the Centre to impose President`s rule in Karnataka
after two of its MLAs resigned from the assembly, a step
which, the party alleged, was due to the ruling BJP luring

Heavy costs be imposed on mindless litigants: HC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said
heavy costs should be imposed on people filing frivolous
petitions in the court as such litigation clogs the wheel of

New UK govt may impose bonds on Indian students

Britain`s new Immigration
Minister Damian Green has indicated that students from India
and other non-European Union countries will have to furnish a bond of a specified amount before coming here to study at British institutions.

Iran predicts world powers will fail to impose sanctions

World powers will fail to reach a
consensus on imposing new sanctions against Iran over its
controversial nuclear programme, the foreign ministry
predicted on Sunday.

Impose Rs 100-cr fine on Uma for graft charge: Digvijay

Congress leader Digvijay Singh Thursday said a fine of Rs 100 crore should be imposed on Uma Bharti for alleging that he had amassed wealth to the tune of Rs 15,000 crore during the 10 years that he was Madhya Pradesh CM.