India is investigating the finances of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a senior Home Ministry official said on Wednesday, part of a growing crackdown on thousands of foreign funded charities and activists that has alarmed Washington. A spokeswoman for the Gates Foundation said it had not been informed of any investigation.
Shares of Eros International Media and Mandhana Industries, two companies associated with Salman Khan, plunged up to 6% on Wednesday after the Bollywood actor was convicted in the 2002 hit-and-run case and sentenced to five-year imprisonment by a Mumbai court.
So how did the superstar return home the same day he was convicted of culpable homicide and sentenced to five years in jail?
The US ambassador to New Delhi rebuked India's right-wing government Wednesday for a crackdown on non-governmental organisations, saying it could have a "chilling effect" on civil society.
From compensation for victims, the work his NGO does for the needy to the medical help he has offered to 700 children suffering from heart ailments – actor Salman Khan’s lawyer Shrikant Shivde tried using all arguments possible to get the quantum of punishment reduced, after Khan was held guilty on all counts on Wednesday.
A correct judgment which would have been given in case of any other accident case is how former Mumbai police commissioner MN Singh, who was at the helm when the Salman Khan hit-and-run case incident took place in 2002, described the Wednesday’s verdict.
Not just the court cases, there is one more problem actor Salman Khan has been fighting for years -- trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder.
People came from far-flung corners the nation for the Salman Khan verdict in the 2002 hit-and-run case. While some were loyal fans who wanted to show solidarity or just get a glimpse of the actor, others came to witness what they hoped would be the delivery of a just verdict.
Sessions judge DW Deshpande refused to entertain the prosecution's application seeking action against Salman Khan’s driver for perjury (lying before the court).
Rajya Sabha on Wednesday unanimously passed a historic bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh that provides for exchange of territories to settle the 41-year border issue.
Abdul Basit describes Jammu and Kashmir as the "mother of all disputes" between Pakistan and India.
A combative Sonia Gandhi tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, accusing him of running a government “of some people, by one person and for a select few”, stepping up the Congress’ ante against the BJP-led government.
Bollywood star Salman Khan was on Wednesday found guilty by a court in Mumbai of killing a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run crash after a night out drinking.
Salman Khan convicted: Can he make a comeback?
A sessions court in Mumbai on Wednesday found Bollywood star Salman Khan guilty of killing a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run crash reportedly after a night out drinking.