Rajasthan High Court asks Robert Vadra and his mother to appear before ED on Feb 12

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The Rajasthan High Court Monday asked Robert Vadra and his partners in Skylight Hospitality Private Limited, including his mother Maureen Vadra to appear before the Enforcement Directorate on February 12 to respond to allegations of money laundering by the firm. A Jodphur bench of the high court gave the direction after vacating its earlier order… Read more »

Appointment of CBI interim chief ‘illegal’: Mallikarjun Kharge

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 Leader of Congress Mallikarjun Kharge has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, terming the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as the CBI’s interim director “illegal” and demanding that a meeting of the selection committed be convened immediately to appoint a new chief of the probe agency. Kharge, who is part of the prime minister-headed three-member… Read more »

Delhi High Court seeks response of Delhi government on plea for Unani doctors in Tihar jail

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The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Delhi government and jail authorities on a plea seeking ayurvedic doctors for prisoners lodged in the high-security ward of Tihar jail, without any discrimination. Justice Mukta Gupta asked the authorities to file a status report and listed the matter for further hearing on January 25. The… Read more »

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey if it hits US-backed Kurdish forces

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President Donald Trump has threatened to “devastate” Turkey economically if the NATO-allied nation attacks US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria following a pullout of American troops from the war-torn country, in a stern warning rejected by Ankara saying it will continue to fight the “terrorists”. Last month, President Trump surprised the world by announcing that he… Read more »

Cong doesn’t want resolution of Ram temple issue: Modi

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Taking on the Congress over the Ram temple issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the opposition party was trying to impede the judicial process for resolution of the matter. He also asked BJP workers to remind the masses about the Congress’ stand on the issue. In his concluding address at the BJP national… Read more »

SC rejects Romila Thapar’s review plea for release of activists

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The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by historian Romila Thapar seeking a review of the September 28 majority verdict by which the apex court had refused immediate release of five rights activists held in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices A M Khanwilkar and… Read more »