Valarmathi is the second activist to be arrested within two days. On Monday, social activist Piyush Manush, a native of Salem and the founder of Salem Citizen’s Forum who is known for his fight on anti-environmental issues was arrested for allegedly ‘instigating’ people to oppose the project.Read More »
Four non-BJP chief ministers met in New Delhi's Andhra Bhawan to devise their parties' respective strategy ahead of election of the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman next month. Their meeting ended with a rather discomforting message for Rahul Gandhi.
A married woman cannot accuse someone of rape "on the pretext of marriage," the Bombay HC has ruled.The verdict came while it was hearing a case of alleged rape. A 26-year-old mother of one had accused a 30-year-old man of inducing her to have physical relations with him by promising marriage.But the court observed these allegations were "falsified" by her marital status.
Shaiju Damodaran's high voltage commentary, peppered with aberrant usages and one-liners laced with an extraordinary punch, captivated football fans all corners including Anand Mahindra.
The cabinet, which met on Tuesday, has also decided to add the name of Patanjali Ayurveda to the allotted land, while keeping the other terms and conditions the same.
A bomb threat received by IndiGo at the Jaipur Airport this morning turned out to be a hoax. The person responsible was a choreographer, police said, who was getting late for his Mumbai flight. Fearing he'd miss it, he decided to do what most wouldn't: he made a hoax bomb threat to get it delayed. Unfortunately, his plan didn't work. Instead, he was arrested.
Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, killing a 26-year-old convict. It has been condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".
Some would say Aadhaar has been pushed into the lives of Indians without limits. People aren't even being able to get new SIM cards without Aadhaar, despite the government explicitly stating they should be able to.A fresh RTI reveals more alarming details: turns out, once you sign up for Aadhaar, you can't revoke it under any condition, even if you give up citizenship.
Sharavathi flows through only two districts before joining the Arabian Sea. Its total length is just 128km but it carries enormous quantity of water during the monsoon and generates 25% of the state’s total power production.
Mitra said manual verification process followed in refunding of the GST claims is tedious and central government is losing crore of rupees in settling the GST refund cases.
The grief and outrage across Assam following the lynching of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath in Karbi Anglong last week is turning ugly, with calls for revenge attacks on Karbis.
Since the onset of monsoon, as many as 255 houses were fully damaged while 5,566 houses were damaged partially. Agriculture was also affected with 4217.91 hectares being destroyed.
A month after a knife attack in Paris, a woman in a La Seyne-sur-Mer supermarket in southern France injured two people yesterday when she cried "Allahu Akbar" and attacked them with a boxcutter knife. A customer was wounded in the chest. A store employee was hurt, but less seriously. Prosecutor Bernard Marchal said it was likely an isolated incident involving someone with psychological problems.
Initially, five people were reported to have been injured. However, as the fire spread, it came to light that five people died in the incident, while three sustained grievous injuries.
The Union Minister's statement came a day after Prime Minister Modi while speaking at the Niti Aayog's fourth Governing Council meet said that the economy has grown at a healthy rate of 7.7 per cent but the challenge now is to take this growth rate to double digits.
Nirav Modi, who was earlier holed up in the UK, is now reported to have flown to Belgium. His move to Belgium follows the pressure that India was building up on the Theresa May government to get him extradited.
London [United Kingdom], June 18 (ANI): Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam have delayed their return to the country at the moment citing the prevailing illness of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's as the reason. The father-daughter duo, who were earlier scheduled to return to Pakistan on Sunday, were advised by the doctors to delay the return, reported Geo TV. With this, the counsels for Nawaz and Maryam will submit an exemption from appearance request in the accountability court of Islamabad.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 19 (ANI): The head majhi of block 11, Balukhali camp (2/2), Arif Ullah (35) was hacked to death by unknown assailants inside the camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh. According to the Dhaka Tribune, the incident took place on Monday around 7 pm when the victim was dragged down from a bike, stabbed with sharp weapons. The attackers slit his throat, said Ukhiya Police Station Officer-in-Charge Abul Khayer.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and three of his cabinet ministers have been protesting at the Raj Niwas since last Monday.
London, June 18 (IANS) An Indian-origin hotel tycoon in Britain is locked in a legal battle with Heathrow Airport over his plans to build a multi-storey car park on land he owns at the facility. In a row that could have implications for expansion of the hub, Surinder Arora issued a UK High Court claim against the west London airport over his plans to build a 2,077-space, nine-storey car park on land he owns at Heathrow, the Sunday Times reported. Under local planning rules, a maximum of 42,000 car parking spaces are allowed at the airport, but Arora said the 42,000 cap referred to the airport site as a whole -- of which his land is a part.
The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) examination will be held in multiple languages this year, HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.