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Sting operation against BJD MLAs: SC grants protection from arrest to scribe

New Delhi, Dec 17: The Supreme Court has granted protection from arrest to a news channel journalist who had allegedly conducted a sting operation on four ruling Biju Janta Dal (BJD) MLAs in Orissa. A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah also sought response from […]

Pakistan releases Indian prisoner Hamid Nihal Ansari after 6 years

Islamabad, Dec 17: Pakistan on Monday released Indian prisoner Hamid Nihal Ansari, who was detained by the country’s intelligence agencies in 2012 and subsequently sentenced to three years’ imprisonment by a military court in 2015 for possessing a fake Pakistani identity card. Ansari, a 33-year-old Mumbai resident, was lodged […]

Govt says oppn disrupting House, want atmosphere to pass important bills

New Delhi, Dec 17: The government Monday criticised the opposition for disrupting Lok Sabha proceedings and appealed to it to create an atmosphere for smooth passage of important bills. Talking to reporters outside Parliament House, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said it was unfortunate that the opposition members […]

Anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar’s conviction is third successful prosecution within a month

New Delhi, Dec 17: Senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s conviction and sentence to life for “remainder of his natural life” by the Delhi High Court on Monday is the third successful prosecution within a month relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases.  The judgement holding Kumar guilty in a […]

Thousands protest ‘slave law’ in Budapest

Protesters threw smoke grenades at police who responded with tear gas in Budapest on Sunday as thousands of people rallied against a new “slave law” passed by the government of conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban. More than 15,000 people, according to local press reports, joined the demonstration — […]

An education: MBAs with Chinese characteristics

At business school with Chinese characteristics, undergraduate students debating how a company should deal with striking workers get a harsh reality check from their professor. While students suggest negotiating better benefits for the strikers — a textbook answer — their lecturer presents them with a classic Chinese company […]

North Korea warns on US sanctions

Nuclear-armed North Korea condemned the United States over its latest sanctions measures, warning Washington’s approach could “block the path to denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula forever”. After a rapid diplomatic rapprochement this year that culminated in the Singapore summit in June between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un […]

Yellow vest protesters still block French traffic circles

PARIS — Yellow vest protesters occupied dozens of traffic roundabouts across France on Sunday even as their movement for economic justice appeared to be losing momentum on the fifth straight weekend of protests. The road blockades remained despite a call by Interior Minister Christophe Castaner to free the […]

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