JD (U)’s stand on Article 370 known to everyone: Nitish Kumar

  Patna, Jun 28: A day after Bihar deputy CM and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi made an appeal to all those political parties which traditionally maintain soft attitude on Article 370 to reconsider their stand on the issue; JD(U) chief and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday said his party’s stand on Article […]

Ayodhya attack case: Special court convicts 4

  Allahabad, Jun 18: A special court here on Tuesday convicted four out of the five accused in the 2005 Ayodhya r attack case. The accused — Irrfan, Mohammad Shakeel, Mohammad Naseem, Asif Iqbal and Farookh — were sentenced to life imprisonment. Special judge Dinesh Chand acquitted Mohamad Aziz, the fifth accused in the case. […]

Capital punishment not a deterrent: Javed Akhtar

Mumbai, Jun 11: Veteran lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar has said while he understands the disappointment with the verdict in the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir”s Kathua, he believes capital punishment is not a deterrent to crime. Akhtar admitted that he did not have “clear cut” ideas about the merits […]

Conviction will act as a deterrent: Mayawati

Lucknow, Jun 11: BSP chief Mayawati Tuesday said the conviction in the horrific Kathua gang rape-murder case will serve as a deterrent and prevent people from committing such heinous crimes. A court on Monday sentenced three men, including a temple caretaker, to life imprisonment till last breath for the gang rape and murder of an […]

Streamline entire education system, SC tells central, state govts

New Delhi, Jun 4: The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. Taking note of “plight of students” due to uncertainty over admissions to post graduate medical and dental courses in the academic […]

Streamline entire education system, SC tells central, state govts

New Delhi, Jun 4: The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. Taking note of “plight of students” due to uncertainty over admissions to post graduate medical and dental courses in the academic […]