Mon, Sep 20, 2021

  • The court had last week said it will issue a warrant against Ranaut if she fails to appear on the next date of hearing on September 20
    Javed Akhtar defamation case: Kangana appears before Mumbai magistrate court, says she has lost faith in it
    Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut appeared before a Mumbai court on Monday in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against her by lyricist Javed Akhtar, and said she had lost faith in the magistrate's court as it indirectly threatened her of issuing a warrant if she failed to appear before it in a bailable offence. Ranaut also moved a counter complaint in the court against Akhtar for alleged extortion and criminal intimidation , and her lawyer informed the court that they had filed an application before chief metropolitan magistrate, seeking transfer of hearing into the complaint to another court. The court had last week said it will issue a warrant against Ranaut if she fails to appear on the next date of hearing on September 20. Ranaut appeared before Andheri metropolitan magistrate R R Khan on Monday for...
  • Editorial: Cutting one’s nose to spite the face Editorial: Cutting one’s nose to spite the face

    Adversity has a way of bringing out the best in good politicians. When Indira Gandhi was punished in 1977, after having imposed a traumatic Emergency, she bided her time, engineered a split in the...

  • Tackling a surge in fake test reports Tackling a surge in fake test reports

    Authorities have devised new ways to verify whether the PCR tests are real or not, but experts are sceptical. Police have discovered numerous rings and scammers providing the forged certificates....

  • No Covid death in Delhi after two days, 28 new cases No Covid death in Delhi after two days, 28 new cases

    Delhi reported 28 new Covid positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total coronavirus infection tally so far to 14,38,497 since early 2020.

  • Sad at not being able to hand over job letters to kin of 150 deceased farmers: Amarinder Sad at not being able to hand over job letters to kin of 150 deceased farmers: Amarinder

    A day after he resigned as the chief minister of Punjab, Amarinder Singh on Sunday said he was sad that he would not hand over appointment letters to the families of 150 farmers ''who had lost their...

  • Science and technology priority sector for PM Modi: Jitendra Singh Science and technology priority sector for PM Modi: Jitendra Singh

    Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday science and technology is the priority sector for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and there is a visible change for the past many years in this field.

  • EAM Jaishankar holds 'fruitful' talks with Serbian counterpart EAM Jaishankar holds 'fruitful' talks with Serbian counterpart

    India and Serbia on Sunday agreed to deepen economic engagement during ''fruitful'' talks between External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Serbian counterpart Nikola Selakovic.

  • RSS chief junks allegation of Swayam Sevaks interfering with administration RSS chief junks allegation of Swayam Sevaks interfering with administration

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday junked the allegations of Sangh Swayam Sevaks interfering with administration saying that meeting political leaders or discussing various issues with them does not...

  • Bengal Guv attacks Mamata over State Finance Commission Bengal Guv attacks Mamata over State Finance Commission

    After a silence of nearly two months, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar continued his tirade, accusing the state government of constitutional impropriety alleging that the State Finance Commission...

  • SC to hear Centre's plea against Madras HC observation on EWS quota in medical admissions SC to hear Centre's plea against Madras HC observation on EWS quota in medical admissions

    The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday the Centre's plea against the Madras High Court's observation that the notification on grant of 10 per cent quota to the economically weaker sections...