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SC sends Justice Karnan to 6 months imprisonment for contempt

Justice C S Karnan

NEW DELHI, May 9: A seven-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said, “We are of unanimous view that Justice C S

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India’s spiritual guru Asharam booked by police

JAIPUR: A controversial spiritual guru was arrested early Sunday on a rape charge filed by a teen-age girl in the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, police said. Asaram Bapu was

Indian minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja, left, escorts Chairman of ruling United Progressive Alliance and Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, right, as they walk out of Indian Parliament House during the debate on National Food Security Bill 2013, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Aug.26, 2013.
India’s Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital

NEW DELHI: Sonia Gandhi, the leader of India’s ruling Congress Party and the country’s most powerful politician, has been discharged from a hospital after falling ill during a debate in

Dec 16 gang-rape accused wanted to kill victim: Prosecution

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Delhi police Saturday, during final arguments in the Dec 16, 2012 gangrape case, told a city court that the accused had a clear intention

Ayodhya turned into fortress, hundreds arrested

Lucknow, Aug 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday arrested hundreds of saints and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists as they tried to march towards Ayodhya for the proposed ’84

In this Wednesday, June 5, 2013 photo, Ratish Nanda, project director for the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, talks as he inspects renovation work at the Sunder Nursery, a 100 acre field founded by British colonists to grow experimental plants, in New Delhi, India. The renovation is intended to serve as the catalyst for an even more ambitious project: the creation of a mammoth, iconic park that would rival New York's Central Park as a refuge from urban chaos. It would be 1,200 acres, considerably larger than Central Park. It would encompass one of the most impressive collections of medieval Islamic monuments, anchored by the grandiose tomb of Emperor Humayun, a 16th Century prototype for the Taj Mahal. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Dreamers work to create huge new park in Delhi

NEW DELHI (AP) — In a tangle of forgotten, overgrown brush in the heart of India’s capital, a quiet plan has been hatched to change the landscape of one of

Police officials escort an accused, head covered with black cloth, in the gang rape of a young photojournalist in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai, India, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade).
Police arrest second suspect in Mumbai gang rape

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police on Saturday arrested a second man in the gang rape of a young photojournalist in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai, and said they had

Woman attempts suicide near Parliament House

NEW DELHI: Miffed over not getting a job on compassionate grounds after her father’s death, a 25-year-old woman hailing from Jharkhand attempted suicide on Thursday near the Parliament House, police

India has taken a big leap every ten years, Manmohan Singh says

NEW DELHI: India has taken big leaps every ten years since Independence, Manmohan Singh said addressing the nation from the Red Fort on the 67th Independence Day. Highlighting the achievements

9 killed in attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan

JALALABAD (Afghanistan/Nangarhar): Suicide bombers targeted the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, detonating an explosives-packed car outside the building and killing nine civilians, including a