A.G. Perarivalan (Image: IANS)

SC orders release of Perarivalan, life convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of A.G. Perarivalan, a life term convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. A bench headed by Justice L. Nageswara Rao invoked the power under Article 142 to release Perarivalan. The bench noted that his mercy plea kept shuttling between the Governor and the President. […]

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Gyanvapi mosque survey: Varanasi court removes Ajay Mishra as Advocate Commissioner

Varanasi | The Varanasi court, hearing the Gyanvapi mosque survey matter, on Tuesday removed Ajay Mishra from the post of Advocate Commissioner, reportedly for leaking information about the video survey to the media. Vishal Singh has been elevated to the post of Advocate Commissioner. Meanwhile, the court has granted two days’ time to the advocate commissioner […]


India clinch maiden Thomas Cup title with stunning 3-0 win over Indonesia

Bangkok | The Indian men’s badminton team lifted their Thomas Cup title after registering a resounding 3-0 win over defending champions Indonesia in the final, here on Sunday. Victories from Lakshya Sen, the doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty and former World No 1 Kidambi Srikanth guided India to the coveted trophy, the most prestigious title […]

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Andrew Symonds’ death shocks Tendulkar; Indian legend says he was a ‘live-wire’ on the field

Mumbai | Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, who found himself getting unwittingly involved in the ‘Monkeygate affair’ when it unfolded during the second Test at Sydney in 2008, termed former Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds — who died in a car crash in Queensland on Saturday — as a “live-wire” on the cricket field. “Andrew Symond’s demise […]