NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today referred the matter on remission of life imprisonment of seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to a Constitution Bench and said its interim order staying the Tamil Nadu government's decision to free them will continue. A bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam said that the petition filed by the Centre, challenging the Tamil Nadu...
The recent attacks on poll personnel and security forces that accompanied the elections in Chhattisgarh have raised many questions about the prevalent political and social discourse. In one incident, security forces ... »
Two months ago, the Congress high command sent a disturbing signal to partymen when it nominated Kumari Selja, Union minister for social justice and empowerment, to the Rajya Sabha. Selja had won four Lok Sabha ... »
Indira Gandhi and her father Jawaharlal Nehru were frequent travellers. They learnt to travel early. Jawaharlal began travelling as a child under direction of his father Motilal, who picked up the rather 19th century ... »
Kings are seldom forgotten. History revolves around them. It helps that they probably have a lot to do with the writing of it. Rajaram of Kohlapur isn’t probably one of them. Even Google doesn’t really ... »