India lynchings: WhatsApp sets new rules after mob killings

India lynchings: WhatsApp sets new rules after mob killings

Image copyright AFP Image caption Many Indians are first exposed to the internet through low-cost smartphones WhatsApp has said it will limit how many times messages can be forwarded in India, to curb the spread of false information on its...
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Lucknow Imam seeks ban on TV debates around Islam and Shariat after cleric slaps woman lawyer in live show

Lucknow Imam seeks ban on TV debates around Islam and Shariat after cleric slaps woman lawyer in live show

Lucknow Imam, Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahli has demanded a ban on TV debates on Islam and Shariat. This comes days after a Muslim cleric, Ejaz Arshad Qasmi on Tuesday slapped a female Supreme Court lawyer, Farah Faiz during a live TV debate on Zee.....
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AAP-LG standoff: Centre to rope in Harish Salve, other veteran lawyers to bolster Anil Baijal’s legal defence

AAP-LG standoff: Centre to rope in Harish Salve, other veteran lawyers to bolster Anil Baijal’s legal defence

In a bid to bolster its case against the AAP-ruled Delhi government, the Centre has roped in three veteran lawyers – Harish Salve, CA Sundaram and Rakesh Dwivedi – to defend Delhi L-G Anil Baijal in a batch of upcoming...
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India Netflix actor Rajshri Deshpande ‘disgusted by porn star label’

India Netflix actor Rajshri Deshpande ‘disgusted by porn star label’

Image copyright Rajshri Deshpande Image caption Rajshri Deshpande stars in Netflix’s first Indian drama Sacred Games An Indian actress has said she felt “disgusted” after her sex scene in a Netflix series went viral as a “porn clip&#822...
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Court rules South Korea must pay for Sewol victims

Court rules South Korea must pay for Sewol victims

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Sewol tragedy shocked South Korea A South Korean court has ruled the government has to pay compensation for the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster. It is the first time a court has acknowledged...
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Bastar development offensive: How LTTE trained Maoists and transformed tribal youths into merciless killing machines

Bastar development offensive: How LTTE trained Maoists and transformed tribal youths into merciless killing machines

Editor’s Note: In April this year, Union Home Ministry removed 44 districts from the list of those affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE), indicating a shrinking of the area of Maoist influence in the country. This is the result of...
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Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE updates: BJP, TMC issue whips ahead of Friday’s no-confidence motion debate

Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE updates: BJP, TMC issue whips ahead of Friday’s no-confidence motion debate

16:52 (IST) Govt mulling to raise retirement age of HC judges CNN-News18 quoting sources said that the central government is considering to raise the retirement age for high court judges owing to the severe staff shortage in...
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Elon Musk apologises to Thai cave diver for Twitter attack

Elon Musk apologises to Thai cave diver for Twitter attack

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Elon Musk said he had “spoken in anger” Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has apologised to a British cave diver he called “pedo guy” in a row over the cave rescue in northern Thailand. He said...
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Air China vaping: Pilots fired over e-cigarette emergency

Air China vaping: Pilots fired over e-cigarette emergency

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Air China is the country’s main carrier China has revoked the licences of two Air China pilots after a vaping incident in the cockpit forced an emergency descent last week. A passenger flight from Hong...
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Kerala floods: Death toll rises to 12; over 34,000 people shifted to relief camps in Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala floods: Death toll rises to 12; over 34,000 people shifted to relief camps in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram: Nearly 34,000 people have been shifted to relief camps after floodwater inundated low-lying areas due to heavy rains that have lashed the state for the past one week. Representational image. AFP A total of 34,693 people from 8,033 families....
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