Dera Chief Ram Rahim convicted by CBI court


A special CBI court in Panchkula yesterday convicted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim in a rape case filed against him 15 years ago. After the verdict, his followers went on a rampage and caused serious mayhem. The case was registered after an anonymous letter alleging sexual...

RBI issued new Rs 200 notes today


In a bid to ease cash transactions and make the currency system more efficient, RBI launched bright yellow Rs 200 notes today. Evidently, this was done to achieve the optimal system of currency and to increase the probability of proffering exact change. As an identification mark for...

Hindi cannot be the national language of India: Siddaramiah


In the backdrop of protests against the use of Hindi in the State, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah reiterated that Hindi is not the national language and it cannot be imposed. Refuting the allegation that these issues were being fuelled by the Congress, he says any regional assertion cannot...

Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq out


In a landmark judgment, the SC has struck down triple talaq calling it unconstitutional and against the basic tenets of Quran.Three out of five judges said that triple talaq violates the fundamental right of Muslim women as they are subjected to arbitrary irrevocable divorce without...

Narendra Modi becomes the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel


The first Indian PM to visit Israel, Narendra Modi is all set for a lavish reception in Tel Aviv. 'Counter-terrorism' and 'defence' are the top issues of the discussion of his 3-day travel agenda. PM Modi told newspaper Israel 'Hayom' in an interview,"Terrorism is a global menace. India...

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