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UN Human Rights Office Urges Release of Bhima Koregaon Activists

UN Human Rights Office Urges Release of Bhima Koregaon Activists

The top human rights body of the United Nations has urged the Indian government to release the activists who are in prison for the 2018 Bhima Koregaon case, “at the very least on bail”. “We cont

Vijay Mallya Has Applied For ‘Another Route’ To Stay In UK, Says Lawyer

Vijay Mallya Has Applied For ‘Another Route’ To Stay In UK, Says Lawyer

Vijay Mallya has applied to Home Secretary Priti Patel for “another route” to be able to stay in the U.K., the liquor tycoon’s barrister Philip Marshall representing him in bankruptcy proceeding

Complaint Filed against Man for Waving Indian Flag during Violent Protests at US Capitol

Complaint Filed against Man for Waving Indian Flag during Violent Protests at US Capitol

On Saturday, a complaint has been filed in Kaliganj police station of Delhi against an Indian origin resident of Virginia, Vincent Xavier for waving the Indian flag during the violent protests by the

26/11 Attack Mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi Sentenced to 15 Years in Jail

26/11 Attack Mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi Sentenced to 15 Years in Jail

A Pakistani anti-terror court in Lahore has sentenced Lashkar-e-Taiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind, Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to 15 years of imprisonment under the charges of terror financi

Fired Employee Won Lawsuit against Jaguar Land Rover over Wrongful Termination for Seeking 808 Sick Leaves

Fired Employee Won Lawsuit against Jaguar Land Rover over Wrongful Termination for Seeking 808 Sick Leaves

A veteran employee who was working with Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover for more than two decades won a lawsuit against the company over his unfair termination from the organization for being absent for

Seven US Lawmakers Write to Pompeo On Farmers’ Protest in India, Urge Him to Raise Issue with India

Seven US Lawmakers Write to Pompeo On Farmers’ Protest in India, Urge Him to Raise Issue with India

Expressing ‘serious concern’ over the ‘ongoing civil unrest’ in India, i.e., the farmers’ protest, a group of seven American lawmakers – six Democrats and a Republican, have written to

UK Broadcast Regulator Ofcom Slapped £20,000 Fine on Republic Bharat for Using Offensive Language against Pakistanis

UK Broadcast Regulator Ofcom Slapped £20,000 Fine on Republic Bharat for Using Offensive Language against Pakistanis

United Kingdom’s Broadcast regulator Office of Communications, Ofcom has imposed a £20,000 fine on Arnab Goswami owned Republic Bharat for hate speech and use of offensive language to degrade t

Pakistani Pacer Mohammad Amir Announces Indefinite Break from International Cricket, Alleges Mental Torture by Management

Pakistani Pacer Mohammad Amir Announces Indefinite Break from International Cricket, Alleges Mental Torture by Management

Leaving everyone shocked, Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Amir has announced that he is going to quit international cricket alleging the senior national team management of mentally torturing him. He ha

Tablighi Jamaat – Delhi Court Acquits 36 Foreigners of All Charges Who Were Accused of Flouting Covid-19 Rules

Tablighi Jamaat – Delhi Court Acquits 36 Foreigners of All Charges Who Were Accused of Flouting Covid-19 Rules

On Tuesday, a Delhi Court acquitted 36 foreigners, who were charge-sheeted for attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation in the national capital by allegedly being negligent and disobeying the government

Iranian Teen Sentenced to 10 Years of Imprisonment for Posting Pictures Morphed as Zombie Version of Angeline Jolie

Iranian Teen Sentenced to 10 Years of Imprisonment for Posting Pictures Morphed as Zombie Version of Angeline Jolie

A 19-year old Iranian girl has been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment for sharing some distorted pictures on her Instagram handle. She had gained over 486,000 followers on Instagram after sharing

US Supreme Court Rejected Trump-Backed Texas Lawsuit to Overturn Election Results in 4 States

US Supreme Court Rejected Trump-Backed Texas Lawsuit to Overturn Election Results in 4 States

US Supreme Court on Friday rejected the long-shot lawsuit by Texas backed by former president Donald Trump seeking directions to throw out the election results in the four battleground states. Preside

U.S. Government, 48 States Sue Facebook for ‘Predatory’ Conduct

U.S. Government, 48 States Sue Facebook for ‘Predatory’ Conduct

The United States government along with 48 states and districts sued Facebook Wednesday, accusing it of abusing its market power in social networking to crush smaller competitors and seeking remedies

Canada Will Always Stand for Rights of Peaceful Protest, Reiterates PM Trudeau Amid Diplomatic Tussle With India

Canada Will Always Stand for Rights of Peaceful Protest, Reiterates PM Trudeau Amid Diplomatic Tussle With India

On Friday, hours after the Ministry of External Affairs summoned the Canadian high commissioner to India over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau comments, PM Trudeau reiterated his support for peaceful pro

“PM Justin Trudeau’s Comments Could Damage Ties Between India and Canada”; India Summons Canadian Envoy

“PM Justin Trudeau’s Comments Could Damage Ties Between India and Canada”; India Summons Canadian Envoy

Ministry of External Affairs has summoned the High Commissioner of Canada warned that the comments made by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could have a seriously damaging impact on ties between

Serum Institute Recused Vaccine Trial “Covidshield” Participant’s Charges of Neural Breakdown, Files Rs 100 Crore Defamation Suit

Serum Institute Recused Vaccine Trial “Covidshield” Participant’s Charges of Neural Breakdown, Files Rs 100 Crore Defamation Suit

Serum Institute of India has rejected all charges levelled by AstraZeneca-Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine trial participant that he has some serious side-effects including a neural breakdown and files

10 Republican Attorney Generals Filed Amicus Brief before US Supreme Court against Pennsylvania Mail-in Ballots

10 Republican Attorney Generals Filed Amicus Brief before US Supreme Court against Pennsylvania Mail-in Ballots

Ten republican attorney generals have filed an amicus brief before the US Supreme Court challenging lower court order to allow mail-in-ballots after the three days of the election date in Pennsylvania

White House Ex-Aide Claimed Melania to be Counting Minutes to Divorce Until Mr. Trump is Out of Office

White House Ex-Aide Claimed Melania to be Counting Minutes to Divorce Until Mr. Trump is Out of Office

The 45th US President Donald Trump, who just lost the crucial 2020 Presidential elections to Democratic challenger Joe Biden, is expected to fall into more trouble after an ex-aide made explosive clai

US Court Directs ISRO’s Commercial Wing Antrix to Pay $1.2 Billion Compensation to Bengaluru- Based Startup

US Court Directs ISRO’s Commercial Wing Antrix to Pay $1.2 Billion Compensation to Bengaluru- Based Startup

A US court has asked the Commercial wing of Indian Space Research Institute (ISRO), Antrix Corporation to pay compensation worth $1.2 billion to the Bengaluru-based startup Devas Multimedia for the ca

Bangladesh Court Gave Nod for Marriage of Life Sentenced Rape Convict and the Victim

Bangladesh Court Gave Nod for Marriage of Life Sentenced Rape Convict and the Victim

Bangladesh High Court has allowed the request for the marriage of a rape victim and the convict who is sentenced to life imprisonment. High Court Bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice

UN Rights Chief Slams India’s Restrictions On NGOs And Arrest Of Activists

UN Rights Chief Slams India’s Restrictions On NGOs And Arrest Of Activists

On Monday, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s office pointed to three “problematic” Indian laws that have led to the arrest of activists and restrictions to the work o

Mumbai Court Acquits 20 Foreign Tablighi Jamaat Members, Citing Lack Of Evidence

Mumbai Court Acquits 20 Foreign Tablighi Jamaat Members, Citing Lack Of Evidence

On Monday, a Magistrate’s court in Mumbai acquitted 20 foreigners who were a part of the Tablighi Jamaat, for lack of evidence in support of the allegations against them. The acquitted foreigners i

US Supreme Court Denied Republican Request to Limit Mail-In Voting in Pennsylvania

US Supreme Court Denied Republican Request to Limit Mail-In Voting in Pennsylvania

US Supreme Court on Monday has allowed the extension of deadline for mail-in absentee ballots in Pennsylvania for the upcoming Nov 3 elections. With that decision, the court has rejected the Republica

Former Model Amy Dorris Accused Donald Trump of Sexual Harassment during 1997 US Open Tennis Tournament

Former Model Amy Dorris Accused Donald Trump of Sexual Harassment during 1997 US Open Tennis Tournament

Adding one more allegation in the list, former model Amy Dorris has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her two decades ago at the US Open Tennis Tournament in 1997. More than two

13-Year-Old Boy Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Blasphemy in Nigeria; UNICEF Condemns Verdict

13-Year-Old Boy Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Blasphemy in Nigeria; UNICEF Condemns Verdict

A Sharia court in Kano state in northwest Nigeria has sentenced a 13-year-old boy to 10 years of imprisonment under the charges of blasphemy. The verdict has invited a lot of outrage in the public who

Retired SC Judge Markandey Katju to Depose in Favour of Nirav Modi in UK Court

Retired SC Judge Markandey Katju to Depose in Favour of Nirav Modi in UK Court

Former judge of the Supreme Court and the Chairman of Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju will depose as a witness in favor of the fugitive economic offender Nirav Modi, whose trial is bei

SC Directs Patna HC to Designate a Court to Try Cases Filed Against Foreign Nationals in Bihar – Tablighi Jamaat

SC Directs Patna HC to Designate a Court to Try Cases Filed Against Foreign Nationals in Bihar – Tablighi Jamaat

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court has directed the Patna High Court to consolidate and transfer the multiple FIRs filed in Bihar in relation to Tablighi Jamaat, to one court in the state. The petitions fi

13,500-Page Charge-Sheet Filed in 2019 Pulwama Terror Attack; JeM Chief and 18 Others Named by NIA

13,500-Page Charge-Sheet Filed in 2019 Pulwama Terror Attack; JeM Chief and 18 Others Named by NIA

On Tuesday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a 13,500-page charge-sheet in the horrible 2019 Pulwama terror attack alleged to be carried out the bombing at the behest of Pakistan. Ove

Actor Lori Loughlin Sentenced to Two Months Imprisonment in College Admission Scandal “Varsity Blues”

Actor Lori Loughlin Sentenced to Two Months Imprisonment in College Admission Scandal “Varsity Blues”

Former “Full House” actor Lori Loughlin has been awarded two years of imprisonment in connection to the college admission scandals involving dozens of parents as accused. Her husband Mossi

Death Convict Nurse in Yemen Approached Kerala Government to Help Her Release

Death Convict Nurse in Yemen Approached Kerala Government to Help Her Release

With upholding the decision, a Keralite nurse from Kollenkode in Palakkad district has been sentenced to death for the murder of her husband who was a Yemen national by an appeals court in Sana’

US court rejects $1.5 million bail plea of 26/11 accused Tahawwur Rana

US court rejects $1.5 million bail plea of 26/11 accused Tahawwur Rana

A US District Court has denied the bail application worth $ 1.5 million filed by Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana while considering his flight risk. Rana has been declared fugitive

£35 Million Historic Fund Belongs to GOI and Nizam’s Two Grandsons; London Court Rejected Other Decedent’s Claims

£35 Million Historic Fund Belongs to GOI and Nizam’s Two Grandsons; London Court Rejected Other Decedent’s Claims

A London court on Wednesday ruled that Nizam’s £35 million money which is lying in a UK Bank from the past seven decades will be given to the Government of India, Nizam VII Mir Osman Ali Khan

Gujarat HC Allowed Karachi Resident Sajjad Vora to Be Party Respondent Following Habeas Corpus Petition Filed by Pakistan High Commission

Gujarat HC Allowed Karachi Resident Sajjad Vora to Be Party Respondent Following Habeas Corpus Petition Filed by Pakistan High Commission

Gujarat High Court on Thursday permitted the Pakistan citizen Sajjad Vora to join the respondent party to the petition. The court took the decision while hearing the habeas corpus petition filed by th

‘Career of Thousands of Students at Stake’: Delhi HC pulls DU for Vague Affidavit on Exam Schedule

‘Career of Thousands of Students at Stake’: Delhi HC pulls DU for Vague Affidavit on Exam Schedule

The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi University to file a detailed affidavit regarding the mode of conducting the examination of the under-graduate courses, along with the schedule of the exami

Delhi High Court restrains Daiichi from creating third party rights on SRL Trademark

Delhi High Court restrains Daiichi from creating third party rights on SRL Trademark

The High Court of Delhi on Wednesday directed the status quo and also restrained third party rights on ‘SRL’ Trademark after the Japanese Company Daiichi Sankyo filed a petition to attach and sell

Pakistan coerced Kulbhushan Jadhav to refuse case review, says Ministry of External Affairs

Pakistan coerced Kulbhushan Jadhav to refuse case review, says Ministry of External Affairs

On Wednesday, the Ministry of External Affairs accused Pakistan of coercing Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Naval Officer whom they claimed to have refused to file a review plea. Jadhav was arrested on ch

RBI to monitor the implementation of Loan Moratorium Circular – Karnataka HC

RBI to monitor the implementation of Loan Moratorium Circular – Karnataka HC

On Wednesday, a single-judge bench of the Karnataka High Court held that it is mandatory for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to monitor the implementation of its circular dated March 27, which extende

Universities decision to switch to online classes may lead to deportation of international students from US

Universities decision to switch to online classes may lead to deportation of international students from US

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the US Government had urged via the directive dated July 6, 2020, all the International Students who hold F-1 visas who are attending only online classes in

PIL in SC seeks directions to publicize all trade policies with China

PIL in SC seeks directions to publicize all trade policies with China

A PIL has been filed in Supreme Court seeking directions to the central government to publicize all the trade policies with China, amid ongoing India-China border tensions. From the last seven weeks,

India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, ShareIt, UC Browser among others

India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, ShareIt, UC Browser among others

Amid the growing geo-political tensions with China and the growing border tensions, the Government of India in a major decision has decided to ban around 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Shareit, WeC

Petition in SC seeks NIA probe into Congress-China MoU of 2008

Petition in SC seeks NIA probe into Congress-China MoU of 2008

A writ petition has been filed before the Supreme Court against Indian National Congress members, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, seeking a National Investigation Agency probe into a 2008 agreement bet

Pakistan Envoy Summoned by India, Over the Abduction and Torture of Two Indian High Commission Officials

Pakistan Envoy Summoned by India, Over the Abduction and Torture of Two Indian High Commission Officials

Ministry of External Affairs has summoned the charge d’affaires of the High Commission of Pakistan in Delhi Haider Shah in context to the two officials of the High Commission of India abducted a

Casteist slurs over phone, not an offence under SC/ST Act – Punjab & Haryana HC

Casteist slurs over phone, not an offence under SC/ST Act – Punjab & Haryana HC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has recently ruled that making a casteist remark during a phone call, away from public view, does not constitute an offense under the SC/ST Act, citing that the ingre

Beijing Threatens India to Stay Away from US-China Rivalry; says ‘You Can’t Afford More Shocks’

Beijing Threatens India to Stay Away from US-China Rivalry; says ‘You Can’t Afford More Shocks’

Amid the rising US-China tensions over various issues including coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, China has reportedly advised India not to get involved in the US-China confrontation. As per sources, Bei

AP High Court orders seizure of LG Polymers’ premises; bars directors from leaving the country

AP High Court orders seizure of LG Polymers’ premises; bars directors from leaving the country

On Friday, the Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the state government to seize the premises of LG Polymers in Visakhapatnam, with regards to the case relating to Styrene gas leakage from the plan

President Trump threatens a permanent freeze on UN Body’s Funding

President Trump threatens a permanent freeze on UN Body’s Funding

On Monday, over a month after US President Donald Trump has temporarily cut funding for the World Health Organization (WHO), following its allegedly inadequate handling of coronavirus pandemic, he has

India among the 62 nations seeking independent probe into WHO’s response on COVID-19 origin

India among the 62 nations seeking independent probe into WHO’s response on COVID-19 origin

India has backed the 62-nation coalition draft resolution by Australia and the European Union seeking an independent probe of the World Health Organisation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A

Donald Trump Confirms Pulling Out US Pension Fund from China Investments

Donald Trump Confirms Pulling Out US Pension Fund from China Investments

US President Donald Trump has confirmed that his administration has asked for the withdrawal of billions of dollars in American pension fund investments in China and that other similar actions were in

Un Chief Calls For Vizag Chemical Plant Gas Leak To Be ‘fully Investigated’

Un Chief Calls For Vizag Chemical Plant Gas Leak To Be ‘fully Investigated’

The poisonous gas leak from a chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam, that killed at least 11 people and jolted around 1,000 others, needs to be fully investigated by local authorities, st

US likely to face peak death rate in 2 weeks; President Trump extends ‘social-distancing’ till April 30

US likely to face peak death rate in 2 weeks; President Trump extends ‘social-distancing’ till April 30

The United States President Donald Trump on Sunday extended the coronavirus guidelines, including social distancing until 30 April, citing that the peak death rate in the country is likely to hit in t

India proposes an electronic platform for SAARC to feud COVID-19

India proposes an electronic platform for SAARC to feud COVID-19

India has proposed to set up a common electronic platform to help member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), to share expertise and best practices in jointly com

Three-year-old Indian girl among 73 new COVID-19 positive cases in Singapore

Three-year-old Indian girl among 73 new COVID-19 positive cases in Singapore

Among the 73 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore within a day on Wednesday, one was a three-year-old Indian girl. The newly reported cases have brought the total number of pandemic cases in Singa

MEA slams international criticism on Delhi Violence as misleading

MEA slams international criticism on Delhi Violence as misleading

On 27 February, India refuted the claim made by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the three-day-long Delhi riots, calling it “factually incorrect, selective and misleading” and advi