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Monthly News July 2014

Tapas case: HC begins hearing State appe...

Tapas case: HC begins hearing State appeal

The division bench of Calcutta High Court will hear the appeal of the State challenging the order of a single bench directing the State government to start criminal proceedings against actor-MP Tapas Paul for his “rape and shoot” comment. Justice Girish Gupta and Topobrata Chakravarty’s... read more »

Saharanpur clashes: Main accused arreste...

Saharanpur clashes: Main accused arrested

The main accused for instigating clashes in Saharanpur which left three people dead and dozens injured has been arrested along with six of his accomplices, police said on Thursday. Moharram Ali allegedly incited a mob to pelt stones and fire at the Sikhs and had opened fire at Sahastra Pal, a... read more »

IPV offers better protection from polio ...

IPV offers better protection from polio virus

Within days of the government announcing inclusion of injectable inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) in the immunisation programme, a study done in India has shown that a dose of injectable inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) given to children aged between 1-4 years who had been vaccinated with... read more »

Rahul stopped Sonia from becoming PM: Na...

Rahul stopped Sonia from becoming PM: Natwar

Congress president Sonia Gandhi declined to become Prime Minister in 2004 because of strong opposition from her son, Rahul Gandhi, who was afraid she would be killed like his father and grandmother, former External Affairs Minister K. Natwar Singh said on Wednesday. Mr. Singh (83), an estranged... read more »

Nearly 150 feared trapped in landslide in Pune

An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains. Prabhakar Deshmukh, the local... read more »

Youth held for rape of seven-year-old in Bangalore

A man in his late twenties was arrested on Wednesday on charges of raping a 7-year old girl at her house in Kamakshipalya. The accused Srinivas was apparently the son of the domestic help,... read more »

Law Commission recommends fixed tenure for CJI

Same retirement age of 65 for Supreme Court and High Court judges, a “cooling-off period” for judges after retirement and a fixed tenure for Chief Justice of India. These are the three... read more »

Curfew partially lifted in riot-hit Saharanpur

Situation remained calm in the riot-hit Saharanpur area of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, the day of Id-ul-fitr. Curfew was partially lifted in the ‘old city’ area between 7 and 11 in the... read more »

Flood threat in North India

Moderate to heavy rain lashed most parts of north India triggering landslips and causing rivers across the region to flow close to the danger mark at several places. Heavy rains lashed most parts of... read more »