NIA court sentences Bodo militant to life imprisonment in case of 2014 for indiscriminate firing on Assam villagers

The National Investigation Agency Special Court in Guwahati has sentenced a Bodo militant Rabi Basumatary to life imprisonment in a 2014 case of indiscriminate firing on villagers in Assam, the agency said on Wednesday. Known by other aliases such as Rongjabaja and Rabi, the Bodo militant was also awarded rigorous […]

DMRC to increase operational speed of Airport line to 100 kmph

The Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) will increase the operational speed of the Airport Express Line from 80 kmph to 100 kmph from Wednesday. The test run will take place at 1 pm on Wednesday on the Airport Express Line from New Delhi Metro Station to Dwarka Sector-21 Metro Station to demonstrate the enhanced speed. Media persons are also invited […]

SC agrees to constitute new bench to hear plea against early release of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will constitute a bench to hear a plea challenging the pre-mature release of 11 convicts who had gang-raped Bilkis Bano and murdered her family members during the 2002 Godhra riots. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud said, “I will have a bench […]

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet approves establishment, upgradation of 184 health institutions

A cabinet meeting, chaired by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Tuesday evening approved the establishment and upgradation of 184 health institutions with an aim to improve the health facilities in the state. Of these health institutions, there are 10 Civil Hospitals, 6 Community Health Centres, 11 Primary Health Centres, and […]

Membership of MPs, MLAs with “fake caste certificates” should be cancelled: VHP

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has demanded cancellation of membership of all those “fraudulent” MPs and MLAs who won reserved seats by submitting “fake caste certificates.” Reacting over the recent Kerala High Court order, setting aside the election of CPI(M)’s A Raja from Devikulam Assembly seat in Idukki district, VHP spokesperson Vinod Bansal […]

Rajasthan at number two in terms of economic development: CM Ashok Gehlot

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday highlighted Rajasthan’s economic growth at the International Exhibition Festival and said that the state is at number two in terms of economic development. While addressing the State Level Export Awards and Rajasthan International Exhibition Festival in Jodhpur, CM Gehlot said, “According to the government data, Rajasthan is at number two […]

SC upholds abolition of Orissa Administrative Tribunal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the Centre’s decision to demolish the Odisha Administrative Tribunal as it held it constitutionally valid. A bench headed by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud rejected the plea by Orissa Administrative Tribunal Bar Association. Orissa Administrative Tribunal Bar Association has challenged the Orissa High Court’s decision which upheld the abolition of OAT. The […]