'SC/ST quota in Houses must'

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- The reservation for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the Lok Sabha and state legislatures must continue, the Centre told a Constitution bench of SC on Wednes... Read More

Biden invited to next year's R-Day parade, says Garcetti

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- US President Joe Biden has been invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the chief guest at next year's Republic Day celebrations on January 26, US ambassador Eric Garcetti... Read More

India warns its citizens of hate crimes

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- A day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's allegation of Indian involvement in the killing of Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar triggered a diplomatic row, India advised i... Read More

Take back public plots from politicians, say irked citizens

Mumbai, Sept. 21 -- Last fortnight, the BMC formulated a new draft policy on the city's reserved playgrounds (PGs) and recreation grounds (RGs), which are meant for public use but over the years have ... Read More

deadline to obtain agent certification moved to Jan 1

Mumbai, Sept. 21 -- The deadline to obtain the certificate of competency for new real estate agents has been extended by the housing regulator MahaRERA (Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority) f... Read More

Hunger strike by Dhangars on; CM calls meet today

Mumbai, Sept. 21 -- The indefinite hunger strike by two members of a Dhangar outfit, demanding the community's inclusion in the Scheduled Tribes (ST) category, entered 15th day on Wednesday. Their rec... Read More

Haldiram's suppliers booked for cheating

Mumbai, Sept. 21 -- Acting on a complaint filed by Haldiram's Foods, a multinational sweets, snacks and restaurant company, the Vile Parle police on Tuesday booked executives of the company's supplier... Read More

HC: Courts can't interpret, confer ST status on tribes

MUMBAI, Sept. 21 -- A three-judge bench of the Bombay high court (HC) on Wednesday held that courts cannot start an enquiry or confer Scheduled Tribes (ST) status separately on tribes and sub-tribes b... Read More

lawyer booked for more's suicide denied pre-arrest bail

Mumbai, Sept. 21 -- The Bombay high court on Wednesday rejected the pre-arrest bail plea of a lawyer booked for allegedly abetting the suicide of Shiv Sena (UBT) former corporator Sudhir More. Nilima... Read More

Two sent to 10 years in jail for sexually assaulting 9-year-old

Mumbai, Sept. 21 -- A special court designated under POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act) sentenced a garbage collector and a spot boy to 10 years of imprisonment for repeatedly sex... Read More