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TR Zeliang stakes claim to form Govt. in Nagaland

In an another swirl to the ongoing political upheaval in Nagaland, former chief minister T.R. Zeliang on Sunday wrote to Governor P.B. Acharya, claiming stakes to form Government in the state. “34 Naga People’s Front (NPF) MLAs (including me) out of 47, supported me to

SC to hear Teesta Setalvad`s corruption case

The Supreme Court will today hear a case against social activistTeesta Setalvad, who is accused of corruption and misappropriation of funds which was meant for rehabilitation of Gujarat riot victims. The apex court earlier on July 5 reserved its order on Setalvad’s plea regarding defreezing of her

Delhi government to ban shared cab rides

NEWS SCAN The Delhi governments City Taxi Scheme, 2017 may ban shared rides provided by cab aggregators in the national capital. The scheme is being scrutinised by senior officials and its finalisation is in the last stages after which it will be notified, said a

Nitish Kumar to Ditch Opposition Meeting

Nitish Kumar has given the opposition a new case of the jitters by deciding not to attend a meeting of 17 parties on Tuesday in Delhi. Allowing himself an alibi, the Chief Minister of Bihar has instead called all his party leaders including national and state lawmakers

Four acquitted in Jagdish Varma murder case

Four persons including the wife of late builder Jagdish Varma, who was killed here in 2013, were acquitted of all charges in the infamous murder case, by a local court for want of sufficient evidence. The prosecution had alleged that the four accused had killed

3 transgenders acquitted in attempt to murder case

Three transgenders have been acquitted by a city court in a case of attempt to murder after the complainant refused to acknowledge the incident. Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Pandey granted the relief to the accused noting there was no eyewitness to the incident except the

Kids’ custody battles transcend boundaries, law is needed: CJI

Intense custody battles in courts between estranged spouses transcending national boundaries cause children “immense mental stress”, necessitating a law on inter-country child custody cases, Chief Justice of India J S Khehar said today. “The only question is to give custody to which parent. It’s not