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  India   All India  15 Dec 2017

India, All india, 15 Dec 2017

Rajasthan HC issues guidelines to check 'forced conversion of religion'

The court issued a 10-point guideline, adding that any inter-faith marriage not adhering to it can be struck down if challenged.

15 Dec 2017 9:24 PM

Catholic priest, 5 others booked over 'forceful conversion' in MP

Right-wing activists also set fire to a car of the catholic community and assaulted them outside the police station.

15 Dec 2017 9:18 PM

500 sit-ups as 'punishment,' 13-yr-old student hospitalised, principal held

Ashwini Dewan, the principal of a privately-run school, punished 8 students with 500 sit-ups each for not completing project work.

15 Dec 2017 8:34 PM

Juvenile Justice Board refuses bail to Pradyuman murder accused

According to psychological report of the accused, the juvenile was well aware of the consequences of the crime.

15 Dec 2017 7:59 PM

Domestic help Hemraj's wife challenges acquittal of Talwars, moves SC

Nupur and Rajesh Talwar were acquitted by the Allahabad HC pertaining to the murder of their only child Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj.

15 Dec 2017 7:37 PM


SC refuses to lift Delhi HC ban on firecrackers in Delhi-NCR

The SC restored its November 2016 order of a total ban and suspended its September 2017 order that permitted limited sale.

15 Dec 2017 6:32 PM

K'taka CM demands ballot papers for Assembly polls, says EVM tampering possible

Siddaramaiah debated strongly for ballot papers as against EVM, citing examples of several other countries who have made the switch.

15 Dec 2017 5:53 PM

Not martyr or shaheed, but battle casualty: Ministry of Defence

It was in response to an RTI application, seeking to know the meaning and detailed definition of word ‘shaheed’ (martyr).

15 Dec 2017 5:26 PM

Guj polls: SC rejects Cong plea to verify EVM votes with VVPAT paper slip

Congress had filed a plea seeking directions to the EC to cross verify at least 25 per cent of VVPAT with votes cast with EVM.

15 Dec 2017 4:24 PM

SC rejects AAP leader's plea against trial in defamation case

AAP leader Raghav Chadha challenged a Delhi HC verdict that paved way for his prosecution in a defamation case.

15 Dec 2017 3:52 PM


'Triple talaq' an offence, Union cabinet clears Muslim Women Bill

The bill proposes three-year jail with no scope for bail for 'triple talaq', a practice that allows instant divorce to Muslim men.

15 Dec 2017 3:28 PM

Forced marriage to widowed sister-in-law, minor boy commits suicide

The 15-year-old boy studied in Class 9 and hung himself from the ceiling soon after being married to his sister-in-law at a temple.

15 Dec 2017 2:53 PM

Full ban on plastic in towns on banks of River Ganga: Green Bench

The Green Tribunal also imposed Rs 5,000 fine on those violating the order and said action will be taken against erring officials too.

15 Dec 2017 1:28 PM

My role now is to retire: Sonia a day prior to son Rahul Gandhi's elevation

There has been talk of whether or not Sonia Gandhi would formally be made a political chairman emeritus.

15 Dec 2017 1:09 PM

PM looks forward to fruitful Winter Session

The Govt aims to bring a law to make instant triple talaq a non-bailable offence punishable with a jail term of 3 years and fine.

15 Dec 2017 1:03 PM


Offenders set minor girl ablaze in UP on reporting repeated molestation

The victim was taken to a mini PGI hospital in Saifai for treatment and now she is said to be out of danger, say police.

15 Dec 2017 11:11 AM

SC extends deadline of linking Aadhaar to bank a/c to March 31

The bench heard Attorney General KK Venugopal for Centre and a battery of lawyers, seeking stay of notifications before passing the order.

15 Dec 2017 10:54 AM

International Monetary Fund lays down salutary benefits of note ban

IMF's William Murray said demonetisation did cause some temporary disruptions due to cash shortages but the effects are dissipating.

15 Dec 2017 10:30 AM

Delhi Police gets bomb threat call from Khan Market, sweeps into action

A bomb threat call at Delhi's elite Khan Market shopping area, early on Friday morning has left Delhi Police sweep into action.

15 Dec 2017 9:56 AM

Keen voters in Gujarat : Grooms arrive to vote before heading for marriage

Women playing 'garba' on their way to polling stations were also seen on the day of the voting.

15 Dec 2017 9:42 AM