‘Will you withdraw or should we dismiss’: SC refuses to entertain Prashant Bhushan’s PIL on ‘decongestion of jails’ over coronavirus pandemic
The Supreme Court stated that the coronavirus situation is different on every state and a general order cannot be passed. The bench asked Bhushan to approach individual state HCs with his PIL regarding jail decongestion.
Coronavirus fallout: Maharashtra to grant temporary parole to 17,000 prisoners as COVID-19 spreads in jails
A high-powered committee has decided to grant temporary parole to 17,000 prisoners from jails across Maharashtra.
Iran: Instagram couple sentenced to 16 years prison, 74 lashes and three months of unpaid labour in absentia for “propaganda against the regime”
The state of Iran has been inherently regressive and obstructive whereas social media is concerned and has banned its use it the country
Jordan: Man released early from prison to contain Coronavirus spread, dies immediately by a celebratory gunshot fired by cousin celebrating his release
Sari Salem Wardat in Jordan was shot dead by a celebratory gunshot fired by his cousin on the occasion of his early release from prison
Quarantine centre will be declared as temporary jail if anyone attempts to leave without doctor’s permission: Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
Himanta Biswa Sarma said that if the inmates continue their Facebook live protests, the govt will declare the quarantine centre as a temporary jail
Jalees Ansari, a medical doctor by profession, has been associated in over 50 bomb blast cases since the 1990s. He was one of the terrorists who had undergone training in Pakistan in the early 90s.
Gwalior ADG’s Gita awareness campaign: Muslim murder convict in jail takes up Gita reading, believes religion unites
Akeel has stated that he believes that religions always teach good things. He has been reading books in jail and being a Muslim, he has been reading books on his religion. He has expressed a desire to read Gita too.
Responding to the court's remark, senior Congress leader and Supreme Court advocate Sibal said, "My Lords, he is 74 years old."
Sirsa police recommends parole to Dera Sacha Sauda chief for ‘farming’, says he has ‘not committed any crimes’ in prison
As per new reports, Gurmeet Singh’s parole application may be cancelled as land records submitted by the Revenue Department showed that he does not own land.
While addressing a rally in Nagpur, out-on-bail in National Herald scam, Congress President Rahul Gandhi threatened to jail Prime Minister Narendra Modi when Congress comes to power after the Lok Sabha elections.
Days after an Islamist brutally beheaded a teacher, France Govt prepares to expel 231 religious extremists from the country
France is planning to come down hard on religious extremists after an Islamic youth beheaded a teacher recently
Congress, media target Varun Gandhi for unwillingness to speak to a stranger late at night: Here is who the man was and why he...
The Congress party has decided to go after BJP MP Varun Gandhi after a leaked version of his conversation found its way to the media.
Government and Policy
India formally invites Australia to join the 2020 Malabar trilateral naval exercise, Australia confirms full participation: Read details
It will be the first time all members of the regional grouping known as the Quad will participate in the Malabar naval exercise
Rajasthan: Two minor girls gang-raped, police shift victims to the hospital in an auto-rickshaw instead of ambulance
Two minors gang-raped by six in Rajasthan. Police conducting raids at various locations in search of accused.
The Assam doctor's dance video has gone viral on social media, gaining thousands of likes and comments.
After Chinese phones blocking weather data for Arunachal and Ladakh, now Twitter shows Leh as part of China
Security analyst Nitin A Gokhale found that Twitter has labelled Leh in Ladakh as part of People's Republic of China (PRC)
In 2012 ‘out of town’ Salman Khan partied with Parambir Singh in Mumbai on day Bandra cops could not serve him Court summons for...
As reported by Mid-Day in 2012, Salman Khan and Parambir Singh were both found attending a Christmas party hosted by Sunny Dewan and his wife Anu Dewan in Mumbai. This when the Bandra cops claimed Khan was not in town.
During 26/11 Mumbai attack, Param Bir Singh refused to be on ground and take on terrorists, then Mumbai CP Hasan Gafoor had said
Hasan Gafoor, who was the Mumbai Commissioner of Police during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, had accused senior police officials, including Param Bir Singh of not taking on the terrorists.
Pro-congress journalists and trolls target Amitabh Bachchan’s son-in-law Nikhil Nanda when another Nikhil Nanda criticised Rahul Gandhi
Nikhil Nanda, the MD of JHS Svendgaard Laboratories Limited, had exposed Rahul Gandhi for criticising India's handling of COVID-19 crisis
Shashi Tharoor wears Mani Shankar Aiyar’s hat, denigrates India and praises Pakistan at Lahore Literature Festival, claims Modi govt targeting Muslims
Shashi Tharoor denigrated India and praised Pakistan during a discussion at the Lahore Literature Festival.