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28 July, 2017 11:23 AM Inder Kumar passes away at the age of 43

Bollywood actor Inder Kumar passed away at the age of 43, early morning on Friday due to a sudden heart attack. The actor was found dead at his residence in Andheri’s Four Bungalows at around 2 AM today. Inder Kumar’s acting career ranged over a span of 20 years in which he appeared in around 20 films. Inder Kumar’s ex-father-in-law Raju Karia commented 22

28 July, 2017 10:24 AM 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor Can't Have Abortion, Says Supreme Court

New Delhi: A 10-year-old raped by her uncle will not be allowed to have an abortion, the Supreme Court ruled today, rejecting the petition by a Supreme Court lawyer. The court said it was basing its decision on the assessment of doctors who said that a medical termination was not safe either for the girl or the foetus. She is 32 weeks pregnant. The court 38

28 July, 2017 10:10 AM The Panama Papers in Pakistan: a timeline

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday formally stepped down from his post after the Supreme Court disqualified him and barred him from holding any public office for life. Mr. Sharif has been under pressure to resign since 2016 when leaked documents from a Panama-based law firm disclosed his family’s offshore accounts. In April, the court acting 16

28 July, 2017 9:02 AM The SC Order On Sec 498A Addresses The Demands Of 'Men's Rights' Activists

According to reports, no coercive action would be taken against the accused, or arrests would be made, till the veracity of the allegations made by the victim are confirmed. These exceptions would apply to only such cases where there's no visible sign of injury suffered by the complainant. To this end, the court has defined specific guidelines for the police 24

28 July, 2017 8:02 AM Abuse of anti-dowry law: Supreme Court says no arrest till charges verified

The Supreme Court has voiced concern over "abuse" of the anti-dowry law and has directed that no arrest should "normally be effected" without verifying allegations as violation of human rights of innocents cannot be brushed aside. The Supreme Court has voiced concern over “abuse” of the anti-dowry law and has directed that no arrest should “normally 17

28 July, 2017 5:29 AM Pakistan's Supreme Court to rule on fate of PM Sharif

Pakistan Supreme Court was set to announce a new judgement that could topple PM Nawaz Sharif who is embroiled in a long-running corruption case that has gripped the country. Around 3,000 police and paramilitary forces are deployed around the court in Islamabad ahead of the ruling, due to be announced today morning. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Supreme Court 23

28 July, 2017 1:52 AM Jeff Bezos Briefly Surpasses Bill Gates To Become Richest Person In The World

Jeff Bezos' rise to No. 1 followed a surge in Amazon.com shares Thursday ahead of the online retailer's earnings report due out later in the day. Amazon.com founder and The Washington Post owner Jeffrey P. Bezos on Thursday briefly became the richest person in the world, displacing Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Bezos' rise to No. 1 followed a surge in Amazon 19

28 July, 2017 12:13 AM Bihar Assembly floor test: There could be cross-voting in Nitish's favour, says JD(U)

Nitish's party believes other parties will break rank and back the new regime with the same chief minister "Mr Clean" at the helm. While the twists and turns in the Bihar political drama have left observers giddy, the ruling Janata Dal (United) believes more excitement awaits. The party is confident that there will be massive cross-voting from opposition 26

27 July, 2017 6:21 PM Supreme Court Puts an End to Immediate Arrests in Dowry Harassment Cases

The two-judge bench, however, made it clear that its directions would not extend to cases of tangible injury or death. New Delhi: Expressing concern over the misuse of anti-dowry law by disgruntled wives, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the police cannot arrest husbands or in-laws without conducting a preliminary inquiry. A bench comprising 27

27 July, 2017 4:45 PM No arrest in dowry harassment case without verifying authenticity of complaint: SC

NEW DELHI: Expressing concern over misuse of anti-dowry law by disgruntled wives against her husband and in-laws, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed that no arrest or action be taken on such complaints without verifying the veracity of dowry harassment allegations. Admitting that there is a growing tendency to abuse Section 498A IPC by women by roping 25