Day: April 13, 2018

Arrest MLA Sengar immediately, Allahabad High Court directs CBI

open view web desk Allahabad, Apr 13: The Allahabad High Court today directed the CBI to immediately arrest BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, accused in the Unnao rape case, and rapped the Uttar Pradesh government saying the law and order machinery and officials were directly under his influence. A […]

SC takes cognisance of lawyers’ obstruction in Kathua gangrape case

open view web desk New Delhi, Apr 13 : The Supreme Court today took a serious note of lawyers obstructing the judicial process in the Kathua gangrape and murder case and initiated a case on its own accord saying such impeding of the process of law “affects the delivery […]

Russia warns against Syria strikes as West hesitates

open view web desk Russia warned the West Friday against any “dangerous” moves on Syria as its rivals hesitated over possible strikes on the country which Moscow has warned could lead to “war”. The UN Security Council was to meet again Friday, at Russia’s request, to try to […]

Indian man dies in Japanese immigration detention centre in apparent suicide

open view web desk TOKYO – An Indian man died on Friday at a Japanese immigration detention centre in an apparent suicide, the latest death in a system widely criticised over medical standards, monitoring of detainees and mental health care. Immigration is a sensitive subject in Japan, where […]

Pakistan bars former PM Sharif from holding office for life

open view web desk ISLAMABAD/KARACHI- Pakistan’s Supreme Court disqualified deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif from holding office for life on Friday amid an ongoing corruption trial and ahead of general elections due this year. The Supreme Court barred Sharif, 67, from politics in July over an undeclared source […]

Anger in India over two rapes puts government in bind

  open view web desk NEW DELHI – Mounting outrage over two rapes, one in the disputed region of Kashmir and another allegedly involving a lawmaker from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, gripped India on Friday, with government ministers struggling to dampen political fires. Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi […]

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