August 23, 2017 10:56 AM

    74 injured, four critical, as train derails in UP

    At least 74 persons, four in critical condition, were injured when 10 coaches of the Kaifiyat Express derailed in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning, police said.

    August 23, 2017 1:34 AM

    Law panel to study triple talaq order before writing report on Civil Code

    The Law Commission is set to burn the midnight oil in the coming days to examine the Supreme Court order on triple talaq as it will provide a guideline to the panel in drafting its report on the uniform civil code, a senior functionary said today.

    August 23, 2017 1:34 AM

    Amnesty hails verdict on triple talaq

    Amnesty International India on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict striking down the practice of triple talaq among Muslims as a step forward for womens rights in India.

    August 23, 2017 1:34 AM

    Be soldiers of development: Modi to 200 CEOs

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a direct pitch to entrepreneurs to become soldiers of development and help India cut down dependence on imports while ensuring it becomes a 'less-cash' economy.

    August 23, 2017 1:34 AM

    Purohit eager to rejoin Army

    A day after the Supreme Court granted him bail in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, Lt Col Shrikant Prasad Purohit said he wanted to rejoin the Army as soon as possible.

    August 23, 2017 1:34 AM

    Over 400 injured in 'stone pelting' festival

    As many as 462 people were injured, 10 of them seriously, in the annual 'Gotmar' (stone-pelting) festival at Pandhurna in the district today, police said.

    August 23, 2017 1:34 AM

    SC strikes down instant triple talaq

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday brought the curtains down on a 1,400 year old practice of ''triple talaq'' among Muslims and set it aside on several grounds including that it was against the basic tenets of the Holy Quran and violated the Islamic law Shariat.

    August 23, 2017 1:34 AM

    Court dismisses Shabir Shah’s bail plea

    A court here on Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of separatist leader Shabir Shah who has been arrested on charges of money laundering.

    August 23, 2017 1:34 AM

    Vohra-Rajnath discuss J&K situation

    Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday and discussed with him various issues including repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces, officials said.

    August 23, 2017 1:34 AM

    J&K enjoys special relationship with Centre: Govt in SC

    Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the proposal for Centralised Selection Mechanism for appointments in the subordinate judiciary needed interpretation of Constitution as the state enjoyed a special relationship with the Centre.