- May 06, 2015 21:19 IST
Legal experts say there were two factors responsible — Khan seems to have gone to court prepared with a course of action in case he was convicted; and, as soon as he was convicted, he hired the best he could find, Harish Salve, who has been described as the most expensive lawyer in India.
- May 06, 2015 23:34 IST
For the first time in over a century, Darul Uloom Deoband – an influential seat of Sunni Islam in Uttar Pradesh – will ponder over whether “sufficient religious freedom” exists in the country under the Modi government.
- May 07, 2015 00:29 IST
Now, private persons will be entitled to government accommodation on security considerations only if they are covered by Special Protection Group (SPG).
- May 07, 2015 00:23 IST
Issues of common interest, including the festering border question, will be on the agenda when Narendra Modi sits down for separate talks with President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang and Zhang Dejiang, head of China’s Parliament, the National People’s Congress, during his three-day visit beginning May 14.
- May 06, 2015 22:51 IST
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.
- May 07, 2015 00:58 IST
Wednesday’s guilty verdict in the hit-and-run case is not the end of Salman Khan’s legal troubles as the actor has four more criminal cases pending in courts in Rajasthan.
- May 07, 2015 00:02 IST
As the sun dips beyond the hills and twilight bathes Bandul village in Uttarakhand’s Pauri district, Vimla Devi hurries to finish off her household chores to retire for the night.
- May 06, 2015 22:59 IST
Cutting across party lines, political leaders are presenting a united front to the Supreme Court on the issue of decriminalising defamation law.
- May 06, 2015 23:01 IST
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.
- May 06, 2015 23:10 IST
The statement given by Ravindra Patil, a police constable who was appointed as Salman Khan’s bodyguard, was important in the prosecution’s case.
- May 06, 2015 22:27 IST
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.
- May 06, 2015 22:51 IST
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.
- May 06, 2015 21:36 IST
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.
- May 06, 2015 20:21 IST
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.
- May 06, 2015 23:20 IST
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.