Congress constitutes 9 committees for poll-bound Telangana

Hyderabad, Sep 19 : Ahead of the ensuing Assembly elections in Telangana, the Congress party on Wednesday constituted nine committees besides naming two working presidents of the state unit. A. Revanth Reddy, who had quit Telugu Desam Party (TDP) to join Congress late last year, and former Member of Parliament Ponnam Prabhakar were appointed working […]

Democratic institutions should be robust enough to accommodate opposition: SC

New Delhi, Sep 19 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday said democratic institutions should be robust enough to accommodate opposition and that a distinction has to be drawn between an opposition, attempt to create a disturbance or overthrow the government. Observing that the liberty could not be stifled at the altar of conjecture, the bench […]

Not received any communication from authorities to extradite Christian Michel: CBI

New Delhi, Sep 19 : The Indian authorities said on Wednesday they have not received any communication from the UAE regarding the extradition order of British national Christian Michel James, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, even as they claimed that a court there had ruled that he can be extradited. “The […]

Pakistan court orders release of Sharif, daughter, son-in-law

Islamabad, Sep 19 : The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday ordered the release of jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar, providing them huge relief and prompting celebrations among supporters. Sharif, Maryam and Safdar had been sentenced in July to 10 years, seven years and one year respectively […]

Shah meets party leaders, no breakthrough on Goa leadership

Panaji, Sep 19 : The BJP’s quest to find a replacement for ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar met with a setback on Wednesday as a meeting of top state BJP officials with party President Amit Shah in Delhi failed to resolve the issue. Party sources said the meeting, attended by state BJP President Vinay Tendulkar […]