Tue, April 24, 2018

Naidu rejects impeachment motion against Chief Justice Misra

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu.(File Photo) New Delhi: Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday rejected the Congress-led opposition...

President okays death to rapists of children, seizure of property

President Ram Nath Kovind. (File Photo) New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved an ordinance to provide death penalty for those convicted of raping...

Centre proposes death penalty for childrens' rapists

Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra. (File Photo) New Delhi: The Central government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it is proposing the death penalty...

Traveling to US this summer? Apply for visa early

Image Courtesy: MakemyTrip New Delhi: The US Embassy here on Tuesday said that Indians planning to visit the US this summer should apply early for visas due to heav...

'Unusual demand' reason for cash crunch, says govt

New Delhi: Amidst reports of a cash crunch and empty ATMs, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday sought to assuage fears, saying "there is more than adequa...

ATMs running dry reminds me of demonetisation days: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (File Photo) Kolkata: Amid reports of ATMs running dry in several states, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on...

Maneka for death penalty in child rape cases

New Delhi: Following a public outrage over the gang rape of a minor girl in Jammu and Kashmirs Kathua, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday declared that her min...

Modi arrives in TN amid Cauvery row

Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday amid growing political turmoil over the Cauvery water issue and black flag protests by Opposition pa...

CWG: Shooter Shreyasi clinches gold in women's Double Trap

Image Courtesy: HIndusthan Times Gold Coast (Australia): Shreyasi Singh shot her way to the gold medal in the women's Double Trap event at the 21st Commonwealth...

YSR Congress MPs resign from Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. (File Photo) New Delhi: All the five Lok Sabha MPs of the YSR Congress tendered their resignations to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on...
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Why death penalty for child rape doesn't mean swifter, better justice

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