In State vs Activists, Supreme Court To Decide Today On House Arrest

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce today, its verdict on a plea by historian Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of five rights activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and an SIT probe into their arrest.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had reserved the judgment on September 20 after counsel for both parties, including senior advocates Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Harish Salve and Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, concluded their submissions.

US reviewing India's development of Chabahar port, says official

Washington: The Trump administration, which is determined to impose fresh set of sanctions on Iran and countries and entities engaged in business with Tehran, is currently reviewing India's development of the strategically important Chabahar port in the Islamic Republic, a senior government official has said. 

The Chabahar port is being considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by India, Iran and Afghanistan with central Asian countries besides ramping up trade among the three countries in the wake of Pakistan denying transit access to New Delhi. 

No alliance can stop BJP from realising its agenda of development: Amit Shah

New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah said Sunday that no 'gathbandhan' or 'mahagathbandhan' (alliance) can come in the way of the BJP and its agenda of inclusive growth.

Addressing the concluding session of the two-day workshop of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha here, he said if everyone works together, no alliance can stop the BJP from fulfilling its agenda of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' (collective effort, inclusive growth).

Shah urged young party workers to spread the message of development to all Indians.

Modi government will come to power again in 2019 LS polls: Irani

New Delhi: Union minister Smriti Irani Sunday said under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP will make "lotus bloom" and the party-led government will come to power again in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Addressing the Delhi BJP's 'Mahila Hunkar Rally' here, Irani asked party's women workers to reach out to people at booth-level with the message of the Modi government's holistic development and women power seeking their support in the general election.

Tel CM hails PV Sindhu for her maiden BWF World Tour Final win

Hyderabad:  Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday congratulated ace shuttler PV Sindhu for winning the BWF world tour title.

Hailing Sindhu as the "pride" of the country, Rao wished that she would bring many more laurels to the country and the state in future, an official release said.

Sindhu became the first Indian to win BWF World Tour Finals at Guangzhou when she defeated Japan'sNozomi Okuhara 21-19 21-17.

Expressing his happiness over her feat, Sindhu's father PV Ramana described her victory as amazing.

Khawaja anchors Australia to 132-4 after Kohli's 25th ton

Perth: Captain Virat Kohli became the second fastest to 25 Test centuries before India's pacers made Australia labour for an overall 175-run lead, leaving the second match evenly poised here Sunday.

Usman Khawaja scored an unbeaten 41 runs as Australia reached 132 for four at stumps on day three. Tim Paine (8 not out) was keeping company at the other end.

'People have started showing Gotra, janeyu to become prominent in politics'

Faizabad: Taking a veiled dig at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said people have started showing their gotra and sacred thread to become prominent in the country’s politics.

Addressing a gathering in the district Saturday he said, the people who had described themselves as accidentally Hindus were now realising that they were Hindus in the real sense and it was a victory of Sanatan faith.

Mastercard to Start Deleting Data of Indian Cardholders, Warns of Impact

New Delhi: Global card payments major Mastercard has proposed to the Reserve Bank a "certain" date from which it will start deleting data of Indian cardholders from global servers but warned that it would also mean weakening of "safety and security" over a period of time.

In an interaction with PTI, Porush Singh, India and Division President, South Asia, MasterCard, said the company is operating in over 200 countries, and nowhere else it has been asked to delete data from global servers.


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