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Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 gets President's nod

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 received President Ram Nath Kovind's nod late Thursday, and hence became an Act. The President's assent comes amid intense outrage across ... Read More


Centre sets in motion plan to revamp criminal justice system

NEW DELHI, Dec. 13 -- India's criminal justice system may soon witness an overhaul with the Centre asking states to identify gaps in criminal laws, in the wake of a rise in the number of rape cases be... Read More


ED arrests former Ranbaxy promoter Shivinder Singh

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday arrested former Ranbaxy promoter Shivinder Singh from Tihar jail, two months after he had been arrested by the Delhi police. A Delhi... Read More


Citizenship Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Dec. 11 -- Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday tabled the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 in the Rajya Sabha, two days after the Lok Sabha passed the controversial bill. The Bill no... Read More


Amit Shah to table Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha today

New Delhi, Dec. 9 -- In a crucial move, Union home minister Amit Shah will table the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha later today. While the Bill is likely to get passed by the Lower House whe... Read More


Criminal justice system may soon witness a facelift as govt mulls major change

New Delhi, Dec. 8 -- India's criminal justice system may soon witness an overhaul, with the Centre asking states to identify gaps in criminal laws. Setting the wheels in motion to revamp the Indian P... Read More


43 die in Delhi fire, NDRF rescue operations underway

New Delhi, Dec. 8 -- Forty three people were killed on Sunday after a fire broke out in north Delhi's Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi road at 5:22 am. Rescue and relief operations were underway. The fire ... Read More


Home Secretary asks states to up ante against rape cases

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- Quick on the heels of the Telangana police killing the four accused in the Hyderabad rape case, in an alleged encounter, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla had written to all states... Read More


CBI books Allahabad HC judge in connection with medical college scam

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- In a massive blow for Allahabad High Court judge Justice S.N. Shukla, the CBI has registered a case of criminal conspiracy and criminal misconduct against him under the Prevention... Read More


MHA urges President to reject mercy plea of Delhi gangrape convict

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- The Union home ministry on Friday forwarded the mercy plea of the 2012 Delhi gangrape convict, Vinay Sharma, to President Ram Nath Kovind, urging him to reject the petition. The ... Read More