• Fri, May 26, 2017
  • 54 Rajya Sabha members seek removal of High Court judge

    Updated: May, 26, 201701:00 AM

    Fifty-four members of the Rajya Sabha have petitioned its chairman for removal of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana High Court judge CV Nagarjuna Reddy for alleged interference in the judicial process and...
    54 Rajya Sabha members seek removal of High Court judge
    The MPs have given a notice of motion for removal of Justice Reddy, claiming there was “enough prima facie material” to start the process of inquiry under the Judges (Inquiry) Act, 1968 against him.In December last year, members of the Upper House had made an attempt to get Justice Reddy removed, but it failed as some MPs withdrew. The fresh notice, signed by 54 MPs belonging to the Telugu Desam Party, Telangana Rashtra Samithi, Congress, Samajwadi Party, CPI(M) and other parties, has alleged that the high court judge “interfered in the judicial process” which included “physical assault” and “abusing” a junior Dalit judge S Rama Krishna of Rayachoty on “caste lines”.Justice Reddy has also been accused by the MPs of possessing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income. According to an MP, Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice...
  • CBSE ‘moderate’ mess, serious blow to students CBSE ‘moderate’ mess, serious blow to students
    Updated: May, 26, 201712:14 AM

    The Delhi High Court order staying scrapping of moderation policy has not only left CBSE students in a limbo but also certain state boards which have already declared Class 12 results.

  • Three Pakistani nationals with fake documents detained in Bengaluru Three Pakistani nationals with fake documents detained in Bengaluru
    Updated: May, 25, 201704:37 PM

    Bengaluru Police, Crime Branch booked three Pakistanis with fake documents along with an Indian from Kumaraswamy Layout on Thursday.

  • Supreme Court says 'no' to urgent hearing on plea to conduct NEET afresh Supreme Court says 'no' to urgent hearing on plea to conduct NEET afresh
    Updated: May, 25, 201704:25 PM

    Over 11 lakh MBBS and BDS aspirants had appeared for the NEET this year at more than 1,900 centres across the country on May 7.

  • Manesar land grab case: ED raids in Delhi, Haryana Manesar land grab case: ED raids in Delhi, Haryana
    Updated: May, 25, 201703:10 PM

    The ED conducted searches at around 10 locations in Delhi and Haryana in connection with its money laundering probe in the alleged irregularities in land acquisition in Gurgaon's Manesar, where...

  • Fadnavis' helicopter crash lands, CM safe Fadnavis' helicopter crash lands, CM safe
    Updated: May, 25, 201702:23 PM

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' helicopter crash landed at Nilanga in Latur district after it suffered a snag, but he escaped unhurt.

  • Bail granted to five accused in coal case against Jindal Bail granted to five accused in coal case against Jindal
    Updated: May, 25, 201702:11 PM

    A special court granted bail to five accused named by the CBI in its supplementary charge sheet in a coal scam case against Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal and others.

  • PM Modi stresses on affordable treatment for all PM Modi stresses on affordable treatment for all
    Updated: May, 25, 201701:42 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on reducing dependence on other countries for getting medical equipment so as to make treatment affordable for people.

  • Indian woman forced to marry in Pakistan returns home; Swaraj welcomes her back Indian woman forced to marry in Pakistan returns home; Swaraj welcomes her back
    Updated: May, 25, 201712:09 PM

    An Indian woman, who was allegedly forced to marry a Pakistani man at gun point, returned home after the Islamabad High Court allowed her plea and ordered police to escort her to the Wagah Border.

  • UN rejects Pakistan claim that Indian troops targeted UN vehicle near LoC UN rejects Pakistan claim that Indian troops targeted UN vehicle near LoC
    Updated: May, 25, 201711:15 AM

    The United Nations has dismissed Pakistan Army's claim that its military observers came under attack from Indian troops near the Line of Control, saying there was no evidence of them being targeted.