SC sets aside HC order of acquitting Saibaba, others in Maoist link case; remands case back to HC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the order of the Bombay High Court that discharged former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba and other accused in a case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for alleged Maoist links. A bench of Justices MR Shah and CT Ravikumar remanded the matter to the High Court for fresh […]

Karnataka: Congress leader Jagadish Shettar files nomination from Hubli-Dharwad-Central constituency

Congress leader Jagadish Shettar filed his nomination from the Hubli-Dharwad-Central Assembly constituency on Wednesday for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly Elections. Jagadish Shettar became the second senior leader from the Lingayat community to leave the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and join Congress in less than a week. Earlier, former Karnataka […]

Assam govt provincialises tea garden-managed schools to provide students with better facilities

 The Assam government has provincialised 422 schools run by the tea garden authorities in the state following which the schools will receive mid-day meals, uniforms, and free textbooks. The move comes after the state cabinet decided to provincialise 419 tea garden-managed lower primary schools, two moral education schools and one […]

Karnataka: Independent candidate from Yadgir pays Rs 10,000 deposit money in coins collected from voters

An independent candidate from Karnataka’s Yadgir constituency paid his deposit money of Rs 10,000 entirely in coins to file nominations for the elections. He collected money from people across the constituency, to contest the Karnataka elections on May 10. The candidate, identified as Yankappa, vowed to dedicate his life to […]

Maharashtra: Former Ranji Cricketer Praveen Hingnikar injured in road accident, wife dies

Former Ranji Cricketer and coach Praveen Hingnikar suffered injuries while his wife died on the spot in a road accident in Mehkar taluka near the Samruddhi Expressway in Buldhana district of Maharashtra on Tuesday. The injured Hingnikar has been admitted to a private hospital in Mehkar for treatment. The accident happened on […]

Centre files fresh affidavit in same-sex marriage matter; urges SC to make States, UTs as a party in the matter

The Centre has filed a fresh affidavit in various petitions seeking legal recognition of same-sex marriage and urged the Supreme Court to make states and Union Territories as a party in the matter. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta apprised the top court about the Centre’s fresh affidavit. A five-judge Constitution Bench […]

Support weaving community to transform their lives: Odisha CM Patnaik tells new recruits in govt department

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik virtually welcomed over 30 newly recruited officers who joined the state Handloom, Textiles and Handicrafts Department, and said that they that have come through a fair and transparent process under the 5-T framework of governance. As per an official statement, as many as 32 officers […]

J-K: Srinagar Dy Commissioner reviews arrangements for Shankaracharya Jayanti celebrations

 Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar Mohammad Aijaz Asad on Tuesday visited Shankaracharya Temple to review the arrangements being made for the forthcoming Shankaracharya Jayanti scheduled to be celebrated on April 25 this year. Asad instructed the officials to ensure hassle-free traffic movement for the devotees and make […]