Shivaji remarks row: Protests in Maharashtra for ouster of Governor Koshyari; BJP in damage control mode | India News

NEW DELHI: Protests erupted across Maharashtra on Monday over Governor B S Koshyari‘s controversial remarks about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharajeven as the BJP went into full damage control mode to manage the fallout after its own leaders and allies demanded action. Protests were held in Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, and Aurangabad demanding the removal of the governor. […]

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Kamal Nath’s Presence At Sikh Event In Indore Triggers Row Over 1984 Allegations

Congress leader Kamal Nath was a guest at the event at MB Khalsa College, Indore. Indore: Congress leader Kamal Nath being honoured at a Guru Nanak Jayanti event in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, angered the main hymn singer, Manpreet Singh Kanpuri, who slammed the organisers from the stage over inviting the former chief minister who is […]

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Karnataka hijab row: Split verdict by SC; Justice Gupta upholds ban, Justice Dhulia says ‘matter of choice’ | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday passed a split judgment on a bunch of appeals challenging restriction on Muslim girl students wearing hijab in educational institutes in Karnataka. Justice Hemant Gupta upheld the Karnataka government circular enforcing uniform and banning all religious dresses, including hijab. He dismissed the 26 appeals filed against the judgment […]

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Another ‘Imran’ leak stirs ‘horse trading’ row

ISLAMABAD: Another audio with a voice purported to be that of Imran Khan was leaked on Friday in which the chatter suggests horse trading in parliament during his tenure as PM. This was the third leak to hit the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief in the past few weeks following the release of controversial audios on […]

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Rupee nears 82/$, sensex slides for sixth day in row

MUMBAI: Continuing to weaken against the dollar, the rupee closed at a new life low of 81.94 against the US currency after nearing the 82-level in intraday trades on Wednesday. The rupee had closed at 81.58 Tuesday. Sensex dipped for the sixth straight session, closing 509 points down at 56,598 as foreign funds continued to […]

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Supreme Court Asks Lawyers To Wrap Up Arguments Over Hijab Row

Hijab Row: The Supreme Court bench said that it will give 1 hour to complete the argument tomorrow. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the counsel appearing for the petitioners in the Karnataka hijab ban controversy to wrap up their rebuttal arguments within an hour tomorrow, saying “we are losing our patience”. The […]

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Hijab ban row: Petitioners allege ‘pattern’ to marginalise minority community | India News

NEW DELHI: Asserting that the hijab is the “identity” of Muslims, senior advocate Dushyant Dave told the Supreme Court on Monday that various acts of omission and commission of the Karnataka state authorities showed a “pattern to marginalise the minority community”. The apex court was hearing arguments on a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka […]

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Chandigarh University ‘leaked video’ row: All you need to know | India News

NEW DELHI: The Punjab government has ordered a probe following allegations that objectionable videos of some girls students at were shot and circulated on social media. The accused girl, also a student at the university, has been arrested, police said. However university officials have given a different version of the entire episode. Protest erupted on […]

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Aaditya Thackeray On $20 Billion Deal Row

Gujarat pipped Maharashtra in a close race to win the plant location. Mumbai: Maharashtra has lost out on lakhs of jobs “only because of the incompetence and the ignorance” of the government, Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray said today, accusing Maharashtra industries minister Uday Samant of ‘losing’ two projects which have cost the state “most […]

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