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Thailand Prime Minister files criminal case against the Attorney General

Former Thai Prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra filed a criminal case against Attorney General Trakul Winitnaiyaphak, who were alleged of abusing he power and causing damage to others and interfering with her case. In February 2014, Shinawatra was charged with neglect of duty relating to management of the country’s multi-billion

Gandhi Jayanti- Remembering “BAPU”

Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday (Gandhi Jayanti or Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti) is a gazetted holiday in India on October 2 each year. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (‘Great Soul’) was born in Porbandar, Gujarat, in North West India, on 2nd October 1869. He was

7/11 Mumbai Blasts Verdict- 5 Sentenced to Death

30th September 2015, saw the much awaited verdict of 7/11 Mumbai Blasts.  A special court sentenced to death five of the 12 people convicted for the 2006 Mumbai serial train blasts that killed 188 people and injured 829 commuters. The other seven convicts were sentenced

BCCI’s plea over conflict of interest dismissed by SC

The Supreme Court of India (SC) dismissed Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) plea seeking review of its verdict by which a controversial amendment of a rule which permitted the cricket board administrators to acquire or hold commercial interest in events like IPL

India accused of violating international law by Nepal

A senior Nepali law maker accused India of breaking the international law by deliberately halting cross-border trade, forcing the landlocked nation to ration fuel. Few days back, members of an ethnic minority living in Nepal`s southern plains have blocked a critical trade route into the

Plea challenging validity of Article 370 admitted in HC

On Monday, 29th September 2015, the Delhi High Court agreed to hear a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The question before the bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath for its