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Doctor withdraws defamation suit against Mika Singh

New Delhi: A doctor, who had filed a Rs 50 lakh defamation suit against singer Mika Singh for allegedly slapping him and tarnishing his image at a function here, has withdrawn the case in a Delhi court after reaching at a settlement.The court treated the suit as “dismissed as withdrawn as settled” after it was

SC to hear plea against bail to Bihar MLA in rape case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the Bihar government’s petition challenging the grant of bail to Raj Vallabh Prasad Yadav, accused of raping a minor in February 2016. The state assembly member has been suspended from the ruling RJD. A bench of Justice Anil R. Dave and Justice L. Nageswara Rao agreed

Relative files complaint against actor Nawazuddin

Lucknow: The wife of Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s younger brother has filed a police complaint against the Bollywood actor and his parents in Muzaffarnagar, alleging torture, an official said on Saturday. The woman has made serious charges on the film actor, saying he kicked her in the stomach when she was three months pregnant. In a complaint

Lawyers start two-day strike in protest against shifting of Juvenile Court

Ludhiana: Starting their two-day agitation, the lawyers of District Bar Association (DBA) held a protest demonstration outside the Sessions Court on Thursday in protest against the shifting of Juvenile Justice Board Court in Shimlapuri area and the alleged misbehavior of a judicial magistrate with the lawyers. Their strike would continue on Friday also. On Thursday

Racing against time, BCCI adjourns SGM on Lodha reforms

Mumbai: The under-fire BCCI today adjourned its crucial Special General Meeting, called to consider the sweeping reforms suggested by the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee, on technical grounds. The road ahead for the BCCI was expected to be charted out at the SGM after the Supreme Court warned the cricket board on Wednesday to either “fall

Lodha panel moves SC against BCCI over non-compliance

New Delhi: The Justice Lodha Committee on Wednesday sought the removal of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) office-bearers, telling the Supreme Court that the country’s apex cricketing body was not complying with its recommendations on organisational reforms. As the Lodha Committee’s counsel Gopal Shankarnarayan handed over the panel’s report to the apex

Bhandarkar’s next against backdrop of 1975 emergency

Mumbai: He is known for making films based on the harsh realities of life and now filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is set to make one against the backdrop of the 1975 emergency. Bhandarkar also quashed all rumours claiming that he is making films called “Bollywood Wives” or “Air Hostess”. “Just to clarify, right now I am not

JD-U legislator files FIR against Katju

Patna: A Janata Dal-United MLC in Bihar has filed an FIR against former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju for his sarcastic comment about Bihar on social media. Neeraj Kumar on Tuesday said he has lodged an FIR against Katju as his comment hurt 10.5 crore Biharis, living in the state, in India and abroad. Offering a

Pakistan-born actor sacked for racism against Indians

London:Pakistan-born “Coronation Street” actor Marc Anwar has been fired from the soap for a racist rant against Indians on social media.His comments come days after an attack on an Indian army base in Kashmir killed 18 soldiers. India claimed Pakistan was behind the attack, but Pakistan has denied it. The Mumbai-based Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has

Nurse complains against Asa Ram for objectionable comment

New Delhi: A new controversy has been sparked as nurse complains against Asaa Ram for objectionable comment,”you are like a makhan” in New Dehli on Sunday. As per reports, Asaa Ram Bapu arrived Delhi for his treatment from jail as being an accused of rape case. Before traeatment, he was being served with bread and

Police acts tough against drunken driving

Ludhiana: Acting tough on drunken driving, the city police have recommended the cancellation of driving licenses of 649 persons caught by Traffic Police from April 1 to September 18 this year. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Dhruman Nimbale has shot off a letter to District Transport Officer (DTO) recommending the cancellation of driving licenses of 649

India 159/1 against NZ, take overall lead of 215 runs

Kanpur: India were 159/1 in their second innings on day three of the first cricket Test against New Zealand here today. The hosts, who had taken a first-innings lead of 56 runs after bowling out New Zealand for 262, were ahead by 215 runs when the stumps were drawn at Green Park. Brief scores: India

Balochis, Indians protest outside UN against Pakistan

United Nations:Balochis and Indians held protests against Pakistan on Wednesday across the street from the UN office in New York city. Anti-Pakistan NGO, American Friends of Balochistan protested over the repression in the Pakistani province and pleaded for UN intervention to protect the Balochis. About 40 people participated in the demonstration held behind steel barricades

Fan support vital for India against Iran in AFC U-16 Cup match: Coutinho

Margao: Former India football captain Bruno Coutinho on Tuesday sought local support when the hosts play in a must-win match against Iran in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup U-16 Championship here on Wednesday. India are presently third in Group A with just a point after two matches, Iran have four from as many matches.

Uri attack: Rijiju advises against irresponsible comments

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday advised against irresponsible statements over the central government’s actions in the wake of the terror strike at an army camp in Uri that left 18 soldiers dead. “We must understand people’s emotions and should not go on commenting everywhere. This is not

PU students protest against fee hike in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Students protest outside at  Panjab University gate due to fee hike  in Chandigarh on Tuesday.The students said the Panjab University’s decision to increase the examination fee for the new session was

ACB registers case against DCW chief Swati Maliwal

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Branch of the Delhi government on Tuesday filed a case against Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief Swati Maliwal, official said. ACB Chief Mukesh Kumar Meena told IANS: “A case was registered against Maliwal.” Maliwal was booked under Sections 13 (Criminal misconduct by a public servant) of Prevention

SOI protested against fee hike, students sit on chain hunger strike

Chandigarh: Against the decision of syndicate members to hike the examination fee of various courses, members of the SOI unit of Panjab University protested at VC’s office at the university on Monday. The students said the Panjab University’s decision to increase the examination fee for the new session was unjustified and constituted commercialisation of education. The

ABVP set afire the Pakistani flag to protest against this shameful act of terrorist attack

Chandigarh: Today ABVP team of Panjab University unit protested against the terrorist attack on Indian Army at Uri base camp by setting Flag of Pakistan on fire at student centre, Panjab University on Monday. To pay tribute to the martyrs of Indian Army who died in terrorist attack, students stood in silence also to mourn the


Himachal withdraws appeal against NGT judgment on Rahul Gandhi’s intervention

The Himachal Pradesh government has withdrawn its appeal against the recent judgment of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) filed in the apex court. Reaching out on telephone, Coordinator Himalaya Niti Abhiyan Guman Singh told Daily Post that on the intervention of AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi the state government was compelled to withdraw the appeal