A complaint against the 76-year-old filmmaker had been filed by a Hindu Makkal Munnani office-bearer. The FIR comes a month after the Madras High Court granted him anticipatory bail in another such case. The director had been booked in a similar case earlier too.Read More »
A television actress was arrested in Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu for releasing a video against the government and the police after the firing in anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi
Five women working with an NGO were allegedly raped at gunpoint on Tuesday by a group of at least five men when they had gone to Chochang village in Jharkhand to spread awareness on migration and human trafficking.
Argentina's 0-3 loss against Croatia, in FIFA World Cup 2018, makes them face a possibility of being knocked out from the group stage itself. Messi's side looked dodgy as Sampaoli's team selection was questionable. After a draw against Iceland in their opener, this loss could now have a significant bearing on their qualification hopes. Here's how Argentina can still qualify for the knock-out stage.
Both the youths told the cops that they went to Kashmir's Pulwama district to work as tailors in an industry and were promised a salary of Rs 20,000 per month.
India is in the grips of a 'fake news' epidemic, courtesy easily-accessible social media platforms. WhatsApp-related rumors have led to the lynching of at least seven people since May, in Assam, TN and Maharashtra.And the government's efforts have been disappointingly inadequate.But Telangana IPS officer Rema Rajeshwari, posted in one of the most communally-charged and illiterate regions, is changing things on the ground.
New Delhi [India], Jun 22 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Singh (RSS) on Friday demanded an inquiry into the issue of the Lucknow passport office official, Vikas Mishra, who was transferred to Gorakhpur after allegedly harassing an interfaith couple during their passport issuing procedure. Speaking to ANI, RSS leader Rajiv Tuli said, "If the decision of the officer is being questioned, then why was he transferred. It [the passport] is not a lollipop, that if you give it to the crying children, they will become quiet." Cornering the couple Tanvi Seth and her husband Mohammad Anas Siddiqui, Tuli further said that they played the victim card and got their passports issued soon.
After 42 years in the Bar and the Bench, Justice Jasti Chelameswar -- who along with three other sitting Supreme Court judges led the unprecedented January 12 blitzkrieg against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, and rocked both the judiciary and the executive -- hung up his gloves on Friday.
Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed the first case under "Fugitive Economic Offender Ordinance" to declare Vijay Mallya a fugitive offender and to confiscate his assets worth Rs. 12,500cr (including movable and immovable properties). Officials said ED filed an application before a special court in Mumbai, under the recently promulgated law that empowers it to confiscate "all linked assets" of an absconding loan defaulter.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 21 (ANI): The Lucknow passport office official, who allegedly harassed an interfaith couple during their passport issuing procedure, said on Thursday that he was taking necessary precautionary measures to ensure there was no forgery involved. "I asked Tanvi Seth to get the name 'Shadia Anas' endorsed as it was mentioned on her Nikahnama (marriage contract), but she refused. Tanvi Seth and her husband Mohammad Anas Siddiqui, earlier in the day, alleged that they were being harassed by an officer at a Lucknow passport office, as the former was married to a Muslim and did not change her name.
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 21 (ANI): Pakistan's former president General Pervez Musharraf said that he is giving a second thought to his plan of returning to the country from the United Arab Emirates. Musharraf, who has corruption charges levied against him, said in a National Accountability Bureau probe that he was living in a three-bedroom apartment and would fully cooperate with the bureau if an investigation is carried out. Meanwhile, All Pakistan Muslim League president Dr Muhammad Amjad said that Musharraf, the association's president, was willing to return to the country, but the Supreme Court had given him insufficient time to arrange for his travel, accommodation, and security.
Even as the SC continues hearing a case against Aadhaar, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Director Ish Kumar has said police needed to be given "limited access" to Aadhaar for the purpose of identification. This will help in two ways, he said: identification of first-time offenders and of unidentified bodies. Responding, Junior Home Minister Home Hansraj Ahir assured him the government "will try it."
According to the complaint received by Kerala police, the accused faked the email id of Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, who is the sister of Qatar’s ruling Emir and heads the Qatar Museum Authority.
Karnataka's urban development department informed the Karnataka High Court about BBMP's withdrawal of its most recent pet licensing bye-law from Bengaluru.
Akkai Padmashali turned to Change.Org, a technology platform for social change which allows people to start and support campaigns on issues that concern them.
The report has identified reasons behind crime against women and charted out preventive measures that must be executed to make Delhi a safe place for women.
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], June 22 (ANI): Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad's provisional bail has been extended till July 3, in connection with multiple fodder scam cases. In addition, the Ranchi High Court will hear the plea on the extension of the bail period on June 29. Earlier in the month, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief returned to Patna from Mumbai, where was undergoing treatment for his heart-related problem.
Durg (Chhattisgarh) [India], Jun 22 (ANI): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Durg in Chhattisgarh has called Congress president Rahul Gandhi "mentally weak". Durg MP, Saroj Pandey made the comments in response to Rahul's remark on Coca-Cola's founder.