‘Media crossing Laxman Rekha’: SC judge seeks regulatory law for social, digital media

New Delhi | Supreme Court judge Justice J.B. Pardiwala on Sunday called on Parliament to consider introducing appropriate legislative and regulatory provisions to regulate digital and social media as trials by digital media cause undue interference in the process of justice dispensation, as he cited various instances of media crossing “Laxman Rekha”. Justice Pardiwala, who was […]

BJP's Rahul Narwekar is new Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (Photo: Twitter/BJP Maharashtra)

BJP’s Rahul Narwekar is new Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

Mumbai | As anticipated, the new ruling alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party’s MLA, Advocate Rahul Narwekar was elected the new Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, here on Sunday. Narwekar secured 164 votes and defeated his sole rival — the Maha Vikas Aghadi-backed Shiv Sena candidate Rajan Salvi — who secured 107 votes, in the 288-member House. […]

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Delhi court sends Alt News co-founder Zubair to 14-day police custody

New Delhi | A Delhi court on Saturday rejected the bail plea of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair in connection with an ‘objectionable tweet’ allegedly posted against a Hindu deity, and granted his 14-day custody as sought by the Delhi Police. Zubair was produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Sarvaria at the Patiala House Courts on […]

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Assam: Man arrested for supporting murder in Udaipur, case registered after BJP leader filed complaint

Guwahati | A man was arrested in Assam’s Hailakandi district for allegedly supporting the gruesome murder of tailor Kanaihya Lal in Rajasthan’s Udaipur, police said on Saturday. Samsul Laskar was taken into custody for a comment on Facebook where he allegedly supported the killing, a senior police officer said. A case was registered against Laskar under […]

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Prophet Row: Kolkata Police issues lookout notice against Nupur Sharma

Kolkata | Kolkata Police, on Saturday, issued lockout notice against suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma, whose controversial comments about Prophet Muhammad had created nationwide stir and tension last month. A senior official of the city police informed that they were forced to issue the lookout notice as Sharma did not turn up after she was sent […]

Umesh Prahladrao Kolhe (File Photo Via IANS)

Chemist killed for supporting Nupur Sharma, NIA to probe case

New Delhi | The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has handed over the investigation of the case of barbaric killing of 54-year-old Umesh Prahladrao Kolhe in Amravati, Maharashtra to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) The deceased, a chemist shop owner was allegedly killed for supporting Nupur Sharma. The murder took place on June 21. “The conspiracy […]