India top court rejects appeal to save ‘man-eating’ tiger

India top court rejects appeal to save ‘man-eating’ tiger

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption India has the largest population of tigers in the world India’s Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal to stop forest rangers from killing a “man eating” tigress in the western state of Maharashtra. The court...
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Bharat Bandh: Subramanian Swamy slams Congress, says party has ‘no moral right to protest now’

Bharat Bandh: Subramanian Swamy slams Congress, says party has ‘no moral right to protest now’

New Delhi: The Congress has no moral right to protest against the increasing fuel prices, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy said on Monday. “Under the Congress regime also petrol prices had increased and they made silly comments duri...
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Bharat Bandh: Soaring fuel prices the perfect ammunition for Congress to get Opposition unity in shape

Bharat Bandh: Soaring fuel prices the perfect ammunition for Congress to get Opposition unity in shape

With not much time left for the 2019 elections, the Congress is desperate to grab any issue that would catapult its campaign against the government to new heights. And this time, the government has handed the Opposition a significant issue...
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In pictures: North Korea’s mass games propaganda show

In pictures: North Korea’s mass games propaganda show

Image copyright Reuters North Korea on Sunday kicked off a huge propaganda festival, featuring enormous co-ordinated displays unlike anything else in the world. The spectacle is called the Arirang Mass Games and will run throughout September to mark the countr...
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‘Children jailed as adults’ seek justice from Australia

‘Children jailed as adults’ seek justice from Australia

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAbdul says he was a child when he was jailed by Australia for people smuggling More than 120 Indonesians who say Australia wrongly jailed them as adults – when in fact they...
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Kerala nuns continue protest seeking action against rape-accused Jalandhar bishop; allege top brass blocking inquiry

Kerala nuns continue protest seeking action against rape-accused Jalandhar bishop; allege top brass blocking inquiry

Obedience is one of the three vows nuns take before they are ordained. On the occasion of Virgin Mary’s birthday on Saturday, 8 September, five nuns from the Missionaries of Jesus congregation under the Jalandhar diocese of the Latin Catholic...
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Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal accuses Narendra Modi government of violating procedures in Rafale deal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal accuses Narendra Modi government of violating procedures in Rafale deal

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government violated procedures in the Rafale deal with the external affairs ministry not in the know before it was announced in 2015, alleged senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, who wants the government to tell the truth...
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North Korea holds parade without ballistic missiles, reports say

North Korea holds parade without ballistic missiles, reports say

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe anniversary parade showed off North Korea’s military strength North Korea did not display any intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) at a military parade to mark its 70th anniversary, rep...
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Naomi Osaka’s US Open win wows Japan

Naomi Osaka’s US Open win wows Japan

Image copyright ALLSPORT/GETTYImage caption Ms Osaka beat Ms Williams 6-2 6-4 Japan is celebrating its first ever Grand Slam tennis win after Naomi Osaka’s US Open win over Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 at Flushing Meadows. Ms Osaka stayed calm as...
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Uttarakhand HC orders CBI probe into deaths of tigers at Corbett reserve, asks agency to look into officials’ ‘connivance’

Uttarakhand HC orders CBI probe into deaths of tigers at Corbett reserve, asks agency to look into officials’ ‘connivance’

The Uttarakhand High Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the death of tigers at the Corbett Tiger Reserve in the last five years and the possibility of ‘complicity’ and ‘connivance’ of the officers/officials with the.....
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