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SC judges, lawyers’ bodies hold hectic parleys over top court crisis

NEW DELHI: Hectic parleys were going on Sunday among Supreme Court judges over the crisis that has erupted after the virtual revolt by four...

UP Shia Board chief gets threat from man claiming to be Dawood aide

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board Chairman Wasim Rizvi said on Sunday that he had received a threat call from a man, claiming to...

Acted in interest of judiciary, justice: Kurian Joesph

KOCHI: Justice Kurian Joseph, one of the four senior Supreme Court judges who virtually revolted against the country’s chief justice over “selective” case allocation...

Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind slapped Rs 20 crore defamation against Shia board chief

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi has been slapped with a Rs 20 crore defamation suit by Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind and...

Cow vigilantism a ‘nasur’ for India: Indian-origin Tanzanian lawmaker

New Delhi: A Tanzanian lawmaker of Indian-origin has said that he was deeply concerned over cow vigilantism in India, and claimed that it has...

Darul Uloom Deoband asked to obtain permission for use of loudspeakers

Muzaffarnagar: The Saharanpur district administration has asked Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband to obtain permission for the use of loudspeakers in its compound by...

India’s Haj quota increased for second consecutive year: Naqvi

SRINAGAR: The Modi-led government has succeeded in getting India’s Haj quota increased for the consecutive second year, a PIB statement issued here said on...

‘Captive breeding of Tibetan Antelope will not be helpful’

New Delhi: Captive breeding of the Tibetan Antelope – hunted for their undercoat – will neither serve the purpose of conservation nor provide raw...

Now saffron colour decorates Lucknow police station

LUCKNOW: The colour saffron appears to be gradually spreading across Uttar Pradesh, with parts of a nearly 80-year-old police station in the state capital...

UP govt issues directives on use of loudspeakers

LUCKNOW: After receiving flak from the Allahabad High Court over noise pollution in Uttar Pradesh, the government on Sunday issued detailed directives on the...

Lalu gets 3 yrs, 6 mths in jail, fined Rs 10 L in fodder...

RANCHI: A special CBI court on Saturday sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to three-and-a-half years in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 10...

Ishrat Jahan case: Court reserves order on IB officers’ plea

AHMEDABAD: A special CBI court is likely to pronounce its order on January 23 on a plea by two Intelligence Bureau officials challenging the...

LS adjourned sine die; 12 bills passed in Winter Session

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha was on Friday adjourned sine die, bringing to an end the short Winter Session during which the House passed...

Rajya Sabha lost 34 hours due to disruptions: Naidu

NEW DELHI: The Rajya Sabha was on Friday adjourned sine die with Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu urging members to seriously introspect on their conduct...

No proposal to review MFN status to Pakistan: GoI

NEW DELHI: There is no proposal to review the ‘Most Favoured Nation’ (MFN) status to Pakistan, the government said today. In a written reply to...

Srinagar man held in Maharashtra near Air Force station

Thane: The Thane police in Maharashtra have arrested a man hailing from Jammu and Kashmir after he was found moving in a ‘suspicious manner’...

‘Fatwa’ terms ‘tight’ burqa ‘un-islamic’

LUCKNOW: Wearing “tight” and “fashionable” burqa is against the tenets of Islam, according to the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom, Deoband. A fatwa (religious decree) issued...

UP govt cuts holidays allotted to madrassas in new calendar

LUCKNOW: The BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government has reduced the number of holidays allotted to state-recognised madrassas in the calendar for the year 2018, drawing...

Ex-RAW chief appointed Deputy NSA

NEW DELHI: Rajinder Khanna, a former chief of the India’s external intelligence agency RAW, was on Tuesday appointed the Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA),...

Muslim bodies to move SC if triple talaq bill passed by RS

KOCHI: Alleging “illegality” in provisions of the bill that criminalises instant triple talaq, an IUML leader on Sunday said Muslim bodies would challenge it...

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