Cutting across party lines, political leaders are presenting a united front to the Supreme Court on the issue of decriminalising defamation law.
Relatives of victims of the 2002 hit-and-run accident say they no longer care much about whether Bollywood actor Salman Khan is punished or not, but are more concerned about compensation, which they claim will help them better the condition of their lives.
The statement given by Ravindra Patil, a police constable who was appointed as Salman Khan’s bodyguard, was important in the prosecution’s case.
Salman Khan will not spend the night at Arthur Road jail, and he has one man to thank for that: 56-year-old senior advocate Harish Salve.
Although actor Salman Khan denied that he was drunk at the time of the accident, the sessions court considered the evidence of the chemical analyser while sentencing the actor to five years’ rigorous imprisonment, along with a fine of Rs 25,000.
Notwithstanding US objections, India on Wednesday went ahead with the signing of an agreement with Iran for the development of the strategically important Chabahar port which will give India sea-land access route to Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan.
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 budget carrier GoAir has received a show cause notice from the aviation safety regulator, after a routine audit conducted on March 25 found 19 deficiencies in the airline’s air safety administration.
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.