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CBI crisis: CVC submits report to Supreme Court

Hindu Business Line 2 hours 57 minutes ago

Apex Court asks CBI Chief Alok Verma to respond by Monday
CBI Director Verma asked to respond to CVC report on him
NEW DELHI, Nov 16: CBI Director Alok Verma was on Friday asked by the Supreme Court to respond to the Central Vigilance Commission's (CVC) inquiry report on allegations of corruption brought against him.
CBI Director Verma asked to respond to CVC report on him
New Delhi: CBI Director Alok Verma was on Friday asked by the Supreme Court to respond to the Central Vigilance Commission's (CVC) inquiry report on allegations of corruption brought against him. The allegations were levelled by his deputy, Special Director Rakesh Asthana. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Krishan Kaul and Justice K.M. Joseph said certain areas of the report were complimentary to Verma, while some were not so The bench added that there were some areas which needed to be further probed. Chief Justice Gogoi said that the CVC report would be given to senior counsel Fali Nariman in a sealed cover and the response to the report too would come in a sealed cover -- to be submitted before the next hearing on November 20. Nariman who appeared for Verma said they would like to file the response as early as possible, indicating a response by Monday.
Vigilance report against CBI chief Alok Verma gave mixed findings, says SC
The Supreme Court, in its October 31 order, had directed the CVC to probe corruption charges against Verma under the supervision of retired Supreme Court judge AK Patnaik, and submit its report in two weeks. The commission, however, submitted the report a day late on November 16.
Mixed CVC report on Alok Verma, Supreme Court says. CBI boss to get copy
Mixed CVC report on Alok Verma, Supreme Court says. CBI boss to get copy
CBI Director Alok Verma should be given CVC report in sealed cover: Supreme Court
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the Central Vigilance Commission report should also be given to Attorney General K K Venugopal and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.
'Very Uncomplimentary' Findings, Says SC On CVC Report Against CBI Boss Alok Verma
The Supreme Court ordered that the CVC report be given to Alok Verma in a sealed cover and asked him to respond to it by Monday.
Supreme Court asks Alok Verma to respond to CVC findings by Tuesday
The Supreme Court was hearing CBI director Alok Verma's petition challenging the government's order to send him on leave.
CVC report on CBI director Alok Verma has some 'very uncomplimentary' findings: Supreme Court
The apex court has asked CBI director Alok Verma to file his response to CVC's uncomplimentary parts of the report by Nov 19. The SC posted the matter for further hearing on Nov 20. CVC report says some charges are required to be investigated and they need time. The SC gave the copy of CVC report to Verma in a sealed cover and gave him time for his response in a sealed cover.
"Mixed Report" On Exiled CBI Boss Alok Verma, Says Top Court: 10 Points
Exiled CBI director Alok Verma has not been given a clean chit for now in a vigilance report on corruption allegations against him, the Supreme Court said today. The report is "complimentary on some...
CBI vs CBI: SC to give CVC report to Alok Verma, turns down Rakesh Asthana`s request
The Supreme Court on Friday granted CBI Director Alok Verma access to a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) report which has been investigating charges against him. The CVC also said it needs more time to probe certain charges thoroughly.
Supreme Court to hear CBI director Alok Verma's plea challenging divestment of duties today at 11.30 am
The court had issued notices to the Centre, CBI, CVC, special CBI director Rakesh Asthana, Verma and Rao asking them to respond to it by 12 November. The CVC had on 12 November filed in the apex court its preliminary enquiry report.
CBI vs CBI: Supreme Court to Decide Alok Verma's Fate Today, All Eyes on Sealed Vigilance Report
The bench is also likely to consider the report of acting CBI director M Nageswara Rao also filed in a sealed cover in the court with regard to the decisions taken by him from October 23-26.
Probe finds no proof that CBI chief took bribes
FC Bureau City: New Delhi The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has found no evidence of corruption by exiled CBI director Alok Verma, as alleged by his deputy Rakesh Asthana, a leading news channel reported on Thursday, a day before the Supreme Court takes up the vigilance inquiry report. Sources say the top vigilance body has found no evidence of any money transaction, which means Verma may have been cleared of the main allegation of bribe-taking. The CVC has, however, found proof of administrative lapses on his part, sources told the channel. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Friday Verma's plea challenging the government's order divesting him of his duties and sending him on leave in view of corruption charges against him. A three-judge bench, headed by chief justice Ranjan Gogoi, is also likely to consider the CVC probe report into the allegations against Verma, placed before it in a sealed cover. The CVC had on November 12 filed in the apex court its preliminary enquiry report. The probe was supervised by former SC judge AK Patnaik and was completed on November 10. The SC had on October 26 appointed justice Patnaik to supervise the probe and set a two-week deadline to complete it. The CVC was directed by the court to conduct an inquiry into the allegations made in the August 24 note/letter of the Cabinet Secretary with regard to Verma. The bench is also likely to consider the report of acting CBI director M Nageswara Rao, filed in a sealed cover in the court with regard to the decisions taken by him from October 23-26. The court had taken both the reports (CVC and Rao) on record on November 12. Besides the plea filed by Verma, the court is also seized of the PIL filed by NGO Common Cause, which has sought a probe by special investigation team against CBI officers. The allegations have been levelled against Verma by his deputy Rakesh Asthana, against whom an FIR has been lodged by the CBI on graft charges. Asthana was also sent on leave by the Centre. The court has issued notices to the Centre, CBI, CVC, special CBI director Asthana, Verma and Rao asking them to respond to it by November 12. The apex court had issued notices to the Centre and the CVC seeking their replies on Verma's petition challenging the government's decision to divest him of his powers as CBI chief and sending him on leave. Probe finds no proof that CBI chief took bribes
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Cyclone 'Gaja' makes landfall in south India, kills 11 people

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Cyclone "Gaja" made landfall in Tamil Nadu on Friday, killing at least 11 people, uprooting trees and knocking down electricity poles after more than 80,000 people were moved out of its path to...
11 Killed As Cyclone Gaja Makes Landfall In Tamil Nadu
Severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja', which crossed Tamil Nadu's coast early Friday, has claimed 11 lives, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said.
Rajnath assures TN govt of central help to deal with cyclone 'Gaja'
The Centre Friday assured the Tamil Nadu government of all assistance to deal with the situation arising out of the cyclonic storm 'Gaja', which has so far claimed 11 lives.
Cyclone Gaja claims 11 lives in TN, says CM
Severe cyclonic storm Gaja, which crossed Tamil Nadus coast early on Friday morning, has claimed 11 lives, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said. Gaj
20 dead, over 80,000 in relief camps as Cyclone Gaja hits Tamil Nadu
The cyclone has caused extensive damage in southern Indias coastal region after more than 80.000 residents were evacuated. People living in low-lying areas had been moved into more than 470 relief centers in six districts, and fishermen were warned to stay away from the sea.
Cyclonic storm GAJA over coastal Tamil Nadu
Cyclone Warning for Tamil Nadu & Puducherry coast: Red Message The severe cyclonic storm Gaja over coastal Tamilnadu moved nearly westwards, weakened into a cyclonic storm and lay centred at 0530 hrs IST of today, the 16th November, 2018 over coastal Tamilnadu near latitude 10.4N and longitude 79.2E about 20 km west-northwest of Atirampattinam.
Cyclone Gaja to make landfall today: Tamil Nadu authorities place thousands in relief camps, shut schools, colleges in coastal districts
The Tamil Nadu government has set up various control rooms and is monitoring the Cyclone Gaja-related efforts continuously.
Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, claims 11 lives
The severe cyclonic storm is very likely to move nearly westwards and weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm during the next six hours, the IMD said.
Cyclone Gaja LIVE: 20 Killed as Storm Hammers Coastal Tamil Nadu, Over 81,000 Evacuated
Cyclone Gaja LIVE: 20 Killed as Storm Hammers Coastal Tamil Nadu, Over 81,000 Evacuated
Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, 76,290 people evacuated | 10 points
Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, 76,290 people evacuated | 10 points
Severe cyclonic storm #39;Gaja#39; makes landfall in Tamil Nadu
According to Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority, as many as 76,290 people were evacuated from low lying areas and sheltered at over 300 relief centres in six districts including Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram and Tiruvarur.
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20 of 25 sitting MLAs in Cong's first list of candidates for Rajasthan

Times of India 6 hours 16 minutes ago

After several rounds of marathon meetings, the Congress, which seeks to defeat the BJP in the December 7 assembly election in Rajasthan, announced the names of its candidates in 152 out of 200 seats.
20 of 25 sitting MLAs in Congress's first list of candidates for Rajasthan
After several rounds of marathon meetings, the Congress, which seeks to defeat the BJP in the December 7 assembly election in Rajasthan, announced the names of its candidates in 152 out of 200 seats.
Rajasthan polls: Congress releases first list of 152 candidates
The Congress released its first list of 152 candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly elections scheduled to take place on December 7. The party will be f
Congress Releases List For Rajasthan; Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot To Fight
The Congress late Thursday night released its first list of 152 candidates for the December 7 Rajasthan Assembly elections, fielding former chief minister Ashok Gehlot from Sardarpura and state party...
Rajasthan polls: Congress first list of 152 candidates has only 12 women; Ashok Gehlot to contest from Sardarpura, Sachin Pilot from Tonk
The Congress on late Thursday night released its first list of 152 candidates for the 7 December Rajasthan Assembly elections, fielding former chief minister Ashok Gehlot from Sardarpura and state party president Sachin Pilot from Tonk seat.
Rajasthan polls: Congress releases 1st list of 152 candidates
Gehlot and Pilot had on Wednesday made their intentions clear that they would contest the assembly polls along with senior state leaders.
Rajasthan Elections 2018: Congress Releases First List Of 152 Candidates; Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot To Contest
The list includes the names of Sachin Pilot, the leader of opposition in the state, and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot.
Congress Releases List for Rajasthan Polls, Both Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot to Fight
Ending the suspense over its candidates, the party has fielded Ashok Gehlot from Sardarpura, while Sachin Pilot has been given a ticket from Tonk.
Congress releases first list of 152 candidates for Rajasthan Assembly polls
The 200-member Assembly polls are scheduled to be held on December 7 in Rajasthan. The counting will be held on December 11.
Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: Congress releases first list of 152 candidat...
Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: Congress first list includes 18 women, and around 64 faces have been changed. The party has denied ticket to two sitting MLAs Ghanshyam Mehr from Toda Bhim and Narayan Singh from Dataramgarh (his son Virendra Choudhary has been given ticket).
Rajasthan polls: Congress releases first list of 152 candidates
Rajasthan polls: Congress releases first list of 152 candidates
Cong releases first list of candidates for Rajasthan polls
[India], Nov 16 (ANI): The Congress has released its first list of 152 candidates for the Rajasthan assembly elections. The list includes the names of Sachin Pilot, the leader of opposition in the state, and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot. After detailed deliberations at the party's Central Election Committee, it was decided that Pilot, who is the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee (RPCC) chief, will contest from Tonk, while Gehlot will contest from his home turf - Sardarpura constituency. Meanwhile, senior party leaders CP Joshi and Giriraj Vyas will contest from Nathdwara and Udaipur, respectively. Also, ex-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former top cop of Rajasthan Harish Meena, who recently joined the Congress, has also managed to register his name in the candidates' list and will contest from the Deoli-Uniara constituency. The assembly elections will take place in a single phase for all 200 seats on December 7. The counting of votes will take place on December 11. (ANI)
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Cyclone Gaja: At least 11 killed in Tamil Nadu, Centre assures assistance

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Cyclone Gaja: At least 11 killed in Tamil Nadu, Centre assures assistance
Cyclone Gaja leaves trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu; 26 people killed, over 1 lakh in relief camps
Cyclone Gaja has caused major damage in Thanjavur district's Pattukottai and Adirampattinam and in Pudukkottai and Karaikal districts.
Cyclone Gaja: Trains cancelled, diverted
Cyclone Gaja: Trains cancelled, diverted
Cyclone Gaja: Check Full List Of Trains Cancelled, Diverted Today
Cyclone Gaja: Southern Railway has cancelled trains in districts of Tamil Nadu that are expected to be affected by the storm.
Cyclone Gaja claims 11 lives in Tamil Nadu; CM announces compensation for families of victims
Palaniswami announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each from the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) for the families of the victims.
Gaja cyclone hits Tamil Nadu, leaves 11 dead
CHENNAI, Nov 16: A severe cyclonic storm, Gaja, battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 11 people dead and causing widespread destruction.
Gaja cyclone hits Tamil Nadu, leaves 11 dead
Gaja cyclone hits Tamil Nadu, leaves 11 dead
Cyclonic storm 'Gaja' likely to cross Tamil Nadu coast on Thursday evening
[India], Nov 15 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that the 'severe cyclonic storm' 'GAJA' is very likely to cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore, around Nagapattinam in the evening today. "It is very likely to move west-southwestwards and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore, around Nagapattinam during late evening of today, the 15th November, 2018 as a Cyclonic Storm with a wind speed of 80-90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph," the IMD said. Sharing details of the cyclonic storm's location as of Thursday afternoon, IMD said, "The Cyclonic storm 'GAJA' over Southwest Bay of Bengal moved further west-southwestwards with a speed of 17 kmph during past six hours, intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of 15th November, 2018 over Southwest Bay of Bengal near latitude 11.3N and longitude 82.6E, about 320 km east-southeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and 300 km east-northeast of Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu)." Informinf about the weather condition, K. Nagaratnam, Scientist 'D', Meteorological department, Hyderabad said that due to the cyclonic storm, there would be a bad weather condition over South Tamil Nadu. He further said that heavy to very heavy rainfalls is likely to occur at many places including Pamban, Kallur, Nagapatnam, Tiruvallur and adjoining districts. North Tamil Nadu may also receive moderate rainfall. Nagaratnam added that few districts of Andhra Pradesh are also likely to be affected by strong wind. "In next 24 hours, during the crossing of cyclone, few districts in Andhra Pradesh like Nellore, Chittoor and Prakasam are likely to be affected by strong wind and light to moderate rains. One or two places will receive heavy rainfall," he said. Earlier in the day, Cuddalore Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) MC Sambath held a review meeting with Collector V. Anbuselvan and Disaster Managment Incharge Gagandeep Singh Bedi along with rescue teams in Cuddalore. The state administration has formed as many as 19 interdepartmental zonal teams for rescue and relief operations, comprising officers from key departments of police, fire, Public Works Department, electricity department, etc. The Indian Navy has also sent its ship to the coastal region to help the rescue teams. (ANI)
Severe Cyclonic storm GAJA over Southwest Bay of Bengal
The Severe Cyclonic Storm GAJA over Southwest Bay of Bengal moved further west-southwestwards with a speed of 22 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centred at 1130 hrs IST of 15th November, 2018 over Southwest Bay of Bengal nearlatitude 11.2N and longitude 82.0E, about 280 km southeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and 240 km east-northeast of Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu).
Cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu: Why Bay of Bengal storms are more severe
Cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu: Why Bay of Bengal storms are more severe
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Sabarimala protests: After over 12-hour wait at Kerala airport, police ask Trupti Desai to return to Pune

Zee News 25 minutes ago

Amid over a 12-hour stand-off with devotees and others, including BJP workers, at the airport here vowing not to let her proceed to the Sabarimala shrine, activist Trupti Desai said police have...
Sabarimala Row: Trupti Desai Says Police Have Asked Her To Return To Pune
The activist, who reached in Kochi around 4.40 am along with six young women en route to the hill temple, has been unable to come out of the airport, with the protesters saying her group would not be allowed to proceed to the Sabarimala temple.
Airport protesters block woman activist's plan to enter Sabarimala
Thousands of protesters blocked all the exits at the Kochi airport on Friday to stop a women's rights activist from heading to the Sabarimala temple to defy a centuries-old ban on the entry of women of menstruating age.
Trupti Desai still at Kochi airport, Devaswom board, BJP begin blame game
Trupti Desai still at Kochi airport, Devaswom board, BJP begin blame game
Unprecedented security in Sabarimala, Trupti Desai held up at Kochi airport due to protests
Police in large numbers were present in the domestic terminal of the airport to deal with the situation.
Unprecedented security in Sabarimala, Trupti Desai held up at Kochi airport due to protests
There was high drama at the Nedumbassery Airport in Kochi when social activist Trupti Desai, who has vowed to offer prayers at the hill shrine, along with six other young women associates, was blocked from leaving for Sabarimala as a large number of devotees staged a "nama japam" protest clapping hands and chanting #39;Swamiye Ayyappa#39;.
"Trupti Desai An RSS Activist": Kerala Minister On Her Sabarimala Plan
A Kerala minister on Friday said women rights activist Trupti Desai who has been blocked at Kochi airport is an RSS activist and she is being used by the BJP to further its political agenda in the...
Trupti Desai mobbed at Kochi airport as Sabarimala protesters threaten to vandalise her vehicle
Social activist Trupti Desai, who announced that she will attempt entering the Sabarimala shrine on Saturday, was stranded at the Kochi airport after protesters gathered there and threatened to vandalise her cab.
Protesters stop activist Trupti Desai from entering Sabarimala
She has come here not for darshan but for disturbing a peaceful Sabarimala pilgrim season"
Sabarimala LIVE: Protesters Block Trupti Desai at Kochi Airport, Say 'Will Stay for 41 Days But Won't Let Her Out'
Sabarimala LIVE: Protesters Block Trupti Desai at Kochi Airport, Say 'Will Stay for 41 Days But Won't Let Her Out'
Officials try to coax activist Trupti Desai headed to Sabarimala to return
While she was blocked by angry Sabarimala protesters,taxi drivers also declined to take activist Trupti Desai out of the Kochi airport. She arrived in Keralas Kochi early on Friday to visit the Sabarimala temple.
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Britain's PM Theresa May faces no confidence threat, Brexit secretary...

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Britain's PM Theresa May faces no confidence threat, Brexit secretary...
Rolls-Royce continuing with Brexit contingency plans: CEO
British aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce said it was continuing with contingency plans as uncertainty grows on whether Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan will receive parliamentary backing, echoing comments from other firms.
UK's May battles to save her Brexit deal and her job
UK's May battles to save her Brexit deal and her job
"The Right One For My Country": PM May Defends Draft Brexit Deal
Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday defended a draft Brexit deal struck by British and EU negotiators despite a barrage of criticism from many members of her own Conservative Party.
The Brexit story: How Britain got itself in a bind
May has defended the deal as providing the continuity businesses need while the country and the EU agree on a long-term trade relationship.
No deal or best deal: Theresa May on Brexit as ministers quit, pound dives
Pro-Brexit politicians say the agreement, which calls for close trade ties between the UK and the bloc, would leave Britain a vassal state, bound to EU rules that it has no say in making.
Brexit deal: UK likely to leave EU emissions trading scheme
Britain is the second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases in Europe
London deal is falling down: PM May faces uphill battle as Brexit secretary resigns
London deal is falling down: PM May faces uphill battle as Brexit secretary resigns
My way or highway on Brexit, says UK PM Theresa May after ministers quit
In amajor blow, four more ministers including May's Brexit secretary quit on Thursday.
EU#39;s Donald Tusk says summit to sign Brexit deal November 25
Tusk#39;s announcement will come as a boost to British Prime Minister Theresa May as she begins the daunting task of selling the deal to a fractious parliament where she faces resistance from arch Brexiteers and EU supporters alike.
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Women's World T20: India Will Go All Out Against Australia, Says Mandhana

NDTV 2 hours 22 minutes ago

India have an all-win record in the tournament so far, having beaten New Zealand, Pakistan and Ireland.
ICC Women's World T20: India Thrash Ireland For 3rd Successive Win, Enter Semi-Final
The win helped India enter the semi-finals for the third time in the tournament's history, and for the first time since 2010. India were the semi-finalists in the first two editions of the tournament, in 2009 and 2010, but failed to escape first round in the three subsequent editions.
ICC Women's World T20: Indian ride spinners' show to beat Ireland and make semis
GEORGETOWN, Nov 16: India rode their spinners' good show to beat Ireland with a comfortable 52-run margin and enter the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World T20 at the Providence Stadium here.
Semifinals berth in bag, India and Australia face-off in inconsequential game
India will face their biggest challenge so far in the ICC Women's World T20 when they lock horns with a gifted Australian team in an inconsequential game Saturday.
ICC Women's World T20: India beat Ireland, qualify for semis for third time
It was always going to be a tough task for the lowly Ireland side against mighty India and the chase never even threatened to get going. India kept tabs on the run rate and kept chipping away at wickets and that meant Ireland were always behind the eight-ball.
Women's World T20: Spinners shine as India beat Ireland to enter semi-finals
After managing 145 for 6 on a slow track, Indian spinners maintained tight leash on Irish women restricting them to 93 for 8 in 20 overs.
India choke Ireland for first semi-final entry since 2010
Raj makes battling half-century before spinners take over; Pakistan, New Zealand knocked out
ICC Women's World T20: Clinical India thrash Ireland to reach semi-finals
ICC Women's World T20: Clinical India thrash Ireland to reach semi-finals
Women's World T20: India beat Ireland by 52 runs to enter semi-finals
India beat Ireland by 52 runs to enter the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World T20 on Thursday.
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Sabarimala row: Sitaram Yechury says BJP and Congress' stand over entry of women will 'topple' Kerala govt

First Post.com 8 hours 26 minutes ago

Sitaram Yechury also alleged that by boycotting an all-party meeting called by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday, the two parties have shown that they do not want a solution to the...
Kerala govt proposes 'women-only' slots in Sabarimala temple row, all-party meet...
An all-party meeting called by Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to resolve the Sabarimala stand-off failed to make headway on Thursday with the Congress and BJP staging a walkout after Vijayan stood firm that he was duty-bound to implement the Supreme Court order.
Opportunistic stand of BJP, Congress on Sabarimala issue whipping up communal polarisation: Sitaram Yechury
He said it is the constitutional obligation of any state government to implement the verdict of the Supreme Court.
Sabarimala: All-party meet fails to end impasse
Stakeholders, opposition refuse to give ground
Sabarimala all-party meet fails, Govt firm on implementing SC verdict
At the meeting on Thursday, the Kerala government took a firm stand it would implement the September 28 Supreme Court order, allowing women of all ages to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple, prompting the opposition to walk out in protest.
Sabarimala all-party meet fails; Government firm on implementing SC verdict
After the meeting, Vijayan met representatives of the Pandalam royal family, the Sabarimala Tantri and the Travancore Devasom Board (TDB).
Congress, BJP Walk Out Of All-Party Meet On Sabarimala
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan earlier had accused the BJP and the RSS of conspiring to create trouble at Sabarimala as he had claimed that the protests were a planned and deliberate attempt to create an atmosphere of tension in the state.
Congress Walks Out of All-Party Meeting on Sabarimala, BJP Warns of Protests Outside Kerala
Vijayan signalled he would stay firm on the stand of implementing the SC order by not inviting the state's law minister to the meeting after he suggested the government compromise .
Sabarimala: No consensus after Kerala all-party meet
Sabarimala: No consensus after Kerala all-party meet
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Jamal Khashoggi: US imposes sanctions for journalist's killing, Saudis...

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Jamal Khashoggi: US imposes sanctions for journalist's killing, Saudis...
Loved ones mourn Khashoggi after Riyadh seeks to execute five suspects
Family and friends of Jamal Khashoggi said funeral prayers in Saudi Arabia and Turkey on Friday for the Saudi journalist killed by agents of his own government, in a case that has sparked a global outcry and mired the kingdom in crisis.
Who are the Saudis under the spotlight over Khashoggi's killing?
Who are the Saudis under the spotlight over Khashoggi's killing?
US imposes sanctions for Khashoggi killing, Saudis seek death penalty
US imposes sanctions for Khashoggi killing, Saudis seek death penalty
Saudi Public Prosecutor Seeks Death Penalty In Khashoggi Murder Case
Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five out of 11 suspects charged in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in a case that has strained the kingdom's ties with key...
Five Saudi officials face death penalty for Jamal Khashoggi#39;s murder
Khashoggi died after being drugged and then dismembered, a spokesman for the public prosecutor#39;s office said in the first Saudi confirmation of how he was killed.
Five Saudi officials face death penalty for Jamal Khashoggi murder
The announcement follows growing international outcry over the killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of the Saudi rulers who was last seen entering the consulate on October 2 to obtain paperwork for his marriage.
Saudi Arabia implicates royal adviser, top spy in Jamal Khashoggi killing, to seek...
A Saudi royal adviser and a senior intelligence official played key roles in the mission that ultimately led to the killing of government critic Jamal Khashoggi and authorities will seek the death penalty for five people who confessed to the murder.
Five Saudi officials face death penalty for Khashoggi murder
Five Saudi officials face the death penalty for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was dismembered inside the kingdoms Istanbul consulate
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Delhi Police constable shoots himself dead outside state Secretariat, blames in-laws in suicide note

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The deceased identified as Sohanveer Singh (35) was posted at Nand Nagar Police Station in Delhi. He was a resident of Bihari Pur village. Singh shot himself at around 5 am this morning while he...
Delhi policeman commits suicide
NEW DELHI, Nov 16: A Delhi Police Head Constable on Friday committed suicide, blaming his in-laws for insulting him by publicly thrashing him a day ago, police said.
Delhi policeman commits suicide
Delhi policeman commits suicide
Delhi Cop Shoots Self At Secretariat, Blames In-Laws In Suicide Note
Delhi police head constable Sohanveer, 35 himself with his service pistol at 6 am while on duty at the parking lot at the Delhi Secretariat.
Delhi Police head constable shoots himself dead in Secretariat's VVIP parking
A statement released by the police said a suicide note recovered from Sohanveer indicated that domestic discord was the reason behind his suicide, adding that a probe into his death is on.
Cop commits suicide at Delhi Secretariat
[India], Nov 16 (ANI): A head constable shot himself dead with his service revolver in the VIP parking lot of the Delhi Secretariat on Friday morning, allegedly owing to domestic discord. The deceased identified as Sohanveer Singh (35) was posted at Nand Nagar Police Station in Delhi. He was a resident of Bihari Pur village. Singh shot himself at around 5 am this morning while he was on duty. He was immediately taken to the hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival. The police have also recovered a suicide note from the incident spot. In an official statement, the Delhi Police said, "A PCR call was received at 5:53 am. Head Constable Sohanveer Singh, aged 35 years, committed suicide, on duty at Secretariat, by shooting himself with his service pistol. A suicide note has been recovered, indicating domestic discord as the prima facie reason of the suicide. Further investigation in the matter is underway." According to police sources, Singh was beaten up by his in-laws some days back in full public view, and some people even made a video of the same. In his suicide note, Singh has mentioned that the family members of his wife are influential people. (ANI)
Cop shoots himself with service revolver at Delhi Secretariat
Cop shoots himself with service revolver at Delhi Secretariat
Delhi cop posted outside Secretariat shoots himself
A policeman posted on security duty outside the Delhi Secretariat allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service pistol. Police say his body was discovered on Friday morning and a probe has been initiated to find out the reason behind the suicide. The CCTV camera installed outside the secretariat is being scanned.
Head constable shoots himself at Delhi Secretariat's parking
The deceased has been identified as Head Constable Sohanveer.
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1984 riots: Sajjan Kumar instigated mob to kill Sikhs, victim tells court

Times of India 11 minutes ago

Deposing as a prosecution witness, Cham Kaur told a Delhi court that she had seen Congress leader Sajjan Kumar allegedly addressing the crowd in national capital's Sultanpuri area in 1984 that...
Sajjan Kumar Instigated Mob to Kill Sikhs in 1984 Riots, Victim Tells Court
Deposing as a prosecution witness, Cham Kaur told the court that she had seen Kumar allegedly addressing the crowd in national capital's Sultanpuri area in 1984 that Sikhs had killed "our mother" and instigated the mob to kill them.
1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Witness identifies Congress leader Sajjan Kumar during statement
The witness, Cham Kaur, identified Kumar before Delhi's Patiala House Court.
1984 anti-Sikh riots: Witness identifies Sajjan Kumar
Nov 16 (ANI): A 1984 anti-Sikh riots witness and victim on Friday identified Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in connection with the alleged killings of the Sikh people during the riots. During the hearing of the case in Delhi's Patiala House court, the witness, Cham Kaur issued a statement identifying Kumar. Earlier, another witness Sheela Kaur identified him. The case has been listed for hearing on December 20. Kumar and two other accused are facing trial on the charges of murder and rioting in the case. In March, the Delhi High Court had received a petition containing a CD, which was stated to be Kumar's confession about accepting his role in the riots. The court issued a notice to the Kumar, asking him to file a reply to the same. According to official records, about 2,800 Sikhs were killed across India, including 2,100 in Delhi, during the clash that broke out after then prime minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards.(ANI)
Akali Dal MLA assaults 1984 riots convict in court, says acted in self-defence
The SAD MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa said he acted in self-defence after he was provoked and later attacked by people present in the courtroom, who were making derogatory remarks about the Sikh community.
BJP Leader Assaults Convict In 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots, At Delhi Court
One of the convicts in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case was today assaulted by BJP lawmaker Manjinder Singh Sirsa in Patiala House Court, moments after a court reserved its order on the quantum of...
Watch: Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa slaps 1984 anti-Sikh riots...
Watch: Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa slaps 1984 anti-Sikh riots...
Akali Dal MLA slaps 1984 anti-Sikh riot case convict, causes scuffle in Delhi's Patiala House Court
When Manjinder Singh Sirsa was questioned about the slapping incident he said that convicts were raising slogans of reminding the 1984 riots.
Prosecution demands death for convicts in 1984 anti-sikh riots case
The SIT demand was opposed by the counsel appearing for the convicts who sought life imprisonment for his clients, which is the minimum for the offence of murder.
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ABVP forces Ankiv Baisoya to step down as DUSU president

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ABVP forces Ankiv Baisoya to step down as DUSU president
NSUI demands re-election after ABVP timely suspends DUSU president over fake degree row
NSUI demands re-election after ABVP timely suspends DUSU president over fake degree row
DUSU president Ankiv Baisoya of ABVP to resign over fake degree case
Ankiv Baisoya won the DUSU elections in September, 2018. Soon after, the National Students Union of India (NSUI), the students wing of the Congress, and other student organizations started raising questions about the authenticity of Ankivs degree.
ABVP acts against DUSU president Ankiv Baisoya, asks him to step down after fake degree accusations
The decision of ABVP came after the Delhi High Court on Monday gave the varsity an extended time till 20 November to verify the alleged fake bachelors degree documents of Baisoya.
ABVP suspends DUSU head over fake degree
New Delhi: The ABVP on Thursday suspended Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) President Ankiv Baisoya from its membership, pending the inquiry against him on charges of submitting a fake degree to get admission in Delhi University. Baisoya is under the scanner for submitting fake documents from Thiruvalluvar University at Vellore in Tamil Nadu to secure admission in the Delhi University where he is a student of Buddhist Studies. On Thursday, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the student wing of the RSS, asked Baisoya to resign from his post and also suspended him from all responsibilities in the ABVP till the enquiry against him gets over, ABVP spokesperson Monica Chaudhary said. The ABVP also urged Delhi University to conclude its inquiry against Baisoya at the earliest. "This incident is continuously tarnishing the image of DUSU and also raising questions on the students' mandate. So we request DU administration to complete the verification process as soon as possible and produce the result in public domain," ABVP State Secretary Bharat Khatana told IANS. "If Ankiv is found guilty, he must face all the legal action expected in this case," he said. Baisoya's matter is pending at the Delhi High Court, which has asked the university to conclude its probe and submit its report to it. Hearing the case on Monday for the first time, the court posted the hearing for November 20. Baisoya was elected the DUSU President in September. The ABVP won three of the four seats against the Congress-backed National Students Union of India (NSUI).
ABVP suspends Ankiv Baisoya from party over `fake degree` row, asks to quit as DUSU president
Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Thursday suspended Ankiv Baisoya from all the responsibilities of the RSS-affiliated student organisation until the inquiry over his fake degree is over.
ABVP Sacks Ankiv Baisoya as DUSU President Over Fake Degree Row, NSUI Calls Decision 'Delayed'
He has also been expelled from the ABVP, the student wing of the BJP, till an inquiry is completed in the matter.
DUSU President Ankiv Baisoya Sacked Over Fake Degree Case
The Delhi High Court on Monday gave DU time till November 20 to verify the authenticity of Baisoya's bachelors degree from a university in Tamil Nadu.
Delhi Students' Union President Sacked By ABVP Over Fake Degree Row
Ankiv Baisoya, the Delhi University Student Union president who was accused of falsifying his bachelor's degree just days after winning elections to the influential body, has been asked to step down...
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Sabarimala Board to move SC seeking more time to allow women into temple; T...

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Sabarimala Board to move SC seeking more time to allow women into temple; T...
Sabarimala LIVE updates: Trupti Desai's visit stalled; activist to return to Pune from Kochi following protests
Sabarimala LATEST updates: The Tantri and Pandalam families have welcomed the Travancore Devaswom Board's decision to approach the Supreme Court with a plea to grant more time to implement the court verdict allowing women of all aged to enter the temple.
Sabarimala temple turned into fortress for new gender battle
Sabarimala temple became a flashpoint after battles erupted the first time women attempted to enter it following the historic Supreme Court ruling allowing women of all ages to enter the shrine.
Sabarimala Temple Board Seeks More Time To Implement Top Court Order
The Travancore Devaswom Board, which manages the Sabarimala shrine on Friday decided to approach the Supreme Court seeking more time to implement its order allowing women in the menstrual age to offer...
Sabarimala Board To Move SC For More Time To Implement Verdict On Women’s Entry
The Sabarimala temple opened on Friday evening amid mounting tension in the backdrop of the stand-off over protests by devotees against entry of the women in 10-50 age group.
Sabarimala temple board to move SC for more time to implement order
The decision was taken after discussion with legal experts and board members, TDB President A Padmakumar told reporters here.
Live: Trupti Desai decides to return from Kochi
The Sabarimala temple opened at 5pm for the two-month-long pilgrim season amid tight security in the backdrop of the standoff over the entry of women in menstrual age. Meanwhile, women's rights activist Trupti Desai, who was holed up at the airport, will leave Kochi by an Air India flight at 9.25pm. Stay with TOI for all the live updates
Sabarimala LIVE: Can't Compare Piravom Church Verdict With Temple Row, Says Kerala HC
Sabarimala LIVE: Can't Compare Piravom Church Verdict With Temple Row, Says Kerala HC
Devaswom Board to decide on filing petition in SC over Sabarimala
Devaswom Board to decide on filing petition in SC over Sabarimala
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Turkey has more evidence in Khashoggi murder: Report - Times of India

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Turkey has more evidence in Khashoggi murder: Report - Times of India
Turkey has more evidence in Khashoggi murder: Report
The second voice recording -- said to be 15 minutes -- clearly reveals that the murder of the Washington Post columnist had been premeditated, the Hurriyet newspaper said.
Turkey Says It Has More Evidence To Share In Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder
Khashoggi, 59, a critic of the crown prince, was killed and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.
Saudi Foreign Minister denies crown prince's link to Khashoggi case
RIYADH, Nov 16: Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir has insisted that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman "absolutely" had nothing to do with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi Foreign Minister denies crown prince's link to Khashoggi case
Saudi Foreign Minister denies crown prince's link to Khashoggi case
Adviser to Turkey's Erdogan says Saudi Arabia trying to cover up Khashoggi murder
An adviser to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that comments from Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor were aimed at covering up the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, adding the Saudi probe was unlikely to find the perpetrators.
Two senior Saudi officials, not Crown Prince Salman behind Jamal Khashoggi's killing:...
Saudi Arabias public prosecutor on Thursday exonerated Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, accusing two senior officials of giving the orders.
Saudi Arabia Exonerates Crown Prince in Khashoggi Murder Case; Seeks Death Sentence for 5 Accused
A spokesman for the public prosecutor's office denied Prince Mohammed had any knowledge of the killing inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, in response to a journalist's question.
Saudi Crown Prince Exonerated In Khashoggi Murder, Says Prosecutor
Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor on Thursday exonerated Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, accusing two senior officials of giving the orders.
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Shahid Afridi's Kashmir comment: Javed Miandad wants cricketers to avo...

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Javed Miandad advises cricketers to avoid voicing opinions on political issues
His advice came in the wake of comments made by all-rounder Shahid Afridi on the Kashmir issue.
Shahid Afridi's remark on Kashmir endorsed by all sane Pakistanis: Shiv Sena
In a video that has gone viral, Afridi is heard saying, I believe that Pakistan does not want Kashmir, and India too should not be given the state.
'Every Sane Pakistani Would Agree With Afridi': Sena on Cricketer's Kashmir Comment
Shiv Sena claimed that Pakistan was on the verge of a financial breakdown and it had been relegated to begging for a bailout from countries. 'How will it take care of Kashmir then?', the party asks.
Shahid Afridi's comments on Kashmir endorsed by Pakistan citizens: Shiv Sena
In a video that has gone viral, Afridi is heard saying, "I believe that Pakistan does not want Kashmir, and India too should not be given the state. Kashmir should be an independent country."
"Every Sane Pakistani's View": Sena On Shahid Afridi's Kashmir Comment
The Shiv Sena on Friday reacted on former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi's remarks that his country "does not want Kashmir" and said all sane Pakistanis would endorse the view.
Afridi's Comments On Kashmir Endorsed By Pakistan Citizens: Shiv Sena
Afridi, while speaking on the matter later, however, has blamed the Indian media for quoting him out of context.
Pakistan can't even manage its four provinces: Afridi
ISLAMABAD, Nov 15: Pakistan's former cricketer Shahid Afridi has proposed that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir should be given "independence", saying the country does not want the region as it cannot even manage its four provinces.
Pakistan cant even manage its four provinces: Afridi
Pakistan cant even manage its four provinces: Afridi
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