India denounces Saudi chopping, will seek justice

New Delhi, Oct 9 India on Friday termed as “unacceptable” the chopping of an Indian domestic worker’s hand by her Saudi Arabian employer and said it will pursue justice for the Indian woman.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said: “We are very much disturbed over the brutal manner in…

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If I am devil, Modi is super demon: Lalu Prasad

Patna, Oct 9 A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called RJD chief Lalu Prasad a ‘shaitan’ (devil), the former Bihar chief minister hit back on Friday saying Modi was a ‘super demon’.

“If I am a ‘shaitan’ because I am raising the voice against the RSS-BJP conspiracy to…

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HC asks Delhi to ensure proper utilisation of dengue funds

New Delhi, Oct 9 The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the city government to ensure that grant-in-aid released to civic bodies was utilised properly to control the dengue menace.

A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath also asked the government to cooperate…

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SC for environment cess on commercial vehicles entering Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 9 The Supreme Court on Friday indicated that it will impose an environment compensatory charge (ECC) ranging from Rs.700 to Rs.1,300 on commercial vehicles entering Delhi as a transit route for their onward journey.

The apex court bench of Chief Justice H.L. Dattu…

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Shutdown affects life in Jammu region

Jammu, Oct 9 A shutdown on Friday to protest alleged bovine slaughter affected life in three towns in Jammu region, with protestors attempting to block the busy Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

Shops, educational institutions, public transport and other businesses remained closed in Udhampur, Reasi and Chenani towns of Jammu region…

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