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Coal scam: SC-appointed team seeks forme...

Coal scam: SC-appointed team seeks former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha’s visitors...

The apex court-appointed probe team led by ex-CBI Special Director M L Sharma today moved the Supreme Court seeking a copy of original visitors’ diary having names of persons who had visited the official residence of Ranjit Sinha, the then Director of CBI. A three-judge bench headed by Justice... read more »

Indonesia making no progress against haz...

Indonesia making no progress against hazardous haze

Pekanbaru, Indonesia | Reuters — Indonesia has sent nearly 21,000 personnel to fight forest fires raging in its northern islands, the disaster management agency said on Tuesday, but smoke cloaks much of the region with pollution readings in the “very unhealthy” region in neighbouring... read more »

France opens war crimes inquiry against ...

France opens war crimes inquiry against Assad regime

French authorities have launched a criminal probe against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for alleged war crimes committed between 2011 and 2013, sources said. Paris prosecutors opened a preliminary war crimes inquiry on September 15, a source close to the case told AFP. A... read more »

NATO Troops Reach Kunduz to Support Afgh...

NATO Troops Reach Kunduz to Support Afghan Forces

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: NATO said Wednesday its special forces have reached Kunduz to support Afghan troops after the Taliban seized the northern city, repelled a counter-attack and advanced on the airport to shore up their biggest victory in 14 years. Heavy fighting was underway near the outlying... read more »

Someone’s dinner is now part of a criminal investigation in UP: Beef-ban extremism and the...

The rumour of beef and pig tallow greasing cartridges is supposed to have spawned what the British called the Indian mutiny. That was 1857. Now in 2015 rumours of eating beef can get you... read more »

5 convicts get death sentence for involvement in the 2006 Mumbai train blasts case

Nine years after a series of bomb blasts in suburban trains rattled Mumbai killing 188 people, a special court in Mumbai has sentenced five persons to death in the case, TV news reports... read more »

US whistleblower Snowden draws crowd with Twitter debut

dward Snowden has come in from the cold – on Twitter. Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details about the US government’s massive surveillance... read more »

Ram Jethmalani questions RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s quota remarks, writes to PM

Expelled BJP MP Ram Jethmalani has raised questions over RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s views on reservation policy, saying these can be inferred as “an election bribe” to... read more »

Destined to fail? Why Owaisi’s secular Muslim agenda may no...

The debut of Asaduddin Owaisi-led All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) in the upcoming Bihar assembly elections — on 24 seats of the Muslim-dominated Seemanchal region — has triggered... read more »