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DU prof Saibaba gets life term for Maoist links

Suspended Delhi University professor G N Saibaba and four others were on Tuesday held guilty of having links with Maoists and were sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Maharashtra's......

Has Jallikattu ban revived TN's regional pride?

The Jallikattu issue has revived pan-Tamil political sentiments especially among youths, says N Sathiya Moorthy.   IMAGE: Despite the SC ban, Jallikattu was organised at several places in......

Why Sasikala's elevation is a challenge to the BJP

Despite the BJP's displeasure over Sasikala's elevation as AIADMK general secretary, the Dravidian party has sent a message to the Modi government that it will not be cowed down, says N Sathiya......

Delhi HC slams cops for failure to trace missing JNU student

The Delhi high court on Friday slammed the police for remaining clueless about missing Jawaharlal Nehru Univesity student Najeeb Ahmed, who has remained untraced for 55 days, asking how can a man......

When Communists part ways, it is painful to watch

'Castro's huge appeal lies in the fact that he stood up to the Americans.' 'However, it becomes difficult to be judgmental about his legacy, because there are huge uncertainties about the future of......

Units without effluent treatment plants won't be allowed: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday passed a slew of directions to curb the release of untreated waste in water bodies and asked state pollution control boards not to allow industrial units to work......

Govt sets up 11-member panel to revamp forest law

The panel has not been given a detailed mandate, but the first meeting of the panel suggests it has considered revamping the forest governance regime in the country, says Nitin Sethi. The Union......

Railways, Delhi Metro don't need green nod for projects, rules SC

SC agreed that if they were forced to seek clearances from the ministry of environment and forest, their projects will get delayed The Supreme Court, on Friday, stayed the operation of a National......

The noise around the land acquisition law

The debate over the land ordinance is best located in facts, not hyperbole, says Sreenivasan Jain. Labourers work along the construction site of a road at Ghilot in Rajasthan. Photograph: Adnan......

India Inc's shining stars and few who lost glory in 2014

2014 was a mixed bag for India Inc, few made it, few slipped. An employee uses a computer mouse inside an office. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/ Reuters Sachin Bansal: India's e-tail poster boy For......

Arsenal's Cech to make return at Hull

Petr Cech will return in goal for Arsenal at HullCity on Saturday after missing the 1-1 Champions League draw at Paris St Germain in midweek. Colombian David Ospina was selected in Paris and made......

Green Tribunal refuses to order demolition of Siri Fort Sports Complex

IMAGE: A general view of a squash stadium inside the Siri Fort Sports Complex in Delhi, one of the venues for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Adnan Abidi/Reuters The National Green Tribunal has......

Champions League Preview: Shoestring Swedes hope to upset mighty Madrid

‘Nobody is counting on us to take points, but when we play offensively and get the crowd behind us, anything can happen’ Malmo players celebrate. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty......

League Cup: City rout Wigan; Chelsea, City record easy wins

Stevan Jovetic and Jesus Navas scored their first goals for ManchesterCity who avenged last season's shock FA Cup final defeat by Wigan Athletic with a 5-0 victory in the League Cup third round on......
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SC asks SIT to probe alleged role two ex-K'taka CMs

The Supreme Court today asked the Karnataka police SIT to probe the alleged role of two former chief ministers N Dharam Singh and H D Kumaraswamy... ...

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UPPCB tells NGT

Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has told the NGT that construction activity in the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) near the eastern gate of... ...

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HC puts CAG on trail of timber and money from felled trees

The Delhi High Court today asked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to audit the forest department and various agencies on the aspects of... ...

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HC seeks MoEF response over clearance to Metro 3 stations

The Bombay High Court today issued a notice to Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) seeking its response on whether it had granted... ...

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JNU asked to submit proof of permission taken for tree cutting

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to submit proof of the permission taken for cutting trees in the... ...

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