Sedition case filed against Rahul, Yechury

The move followed a court directive on a plea seeking action for their extending support to JNU students accused of sedition.

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and six other persons were booked under sedition…


Union Budget 2016: Cheer to small tax payers, those living on rent

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents his third Union Budget.
New Delhi: Financial Year 2017 will be challenging for government expenditure, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as he presents his third Union Budget.
LIVE Budget 2016 updates:

Non-resident Indians providing alternate documents…

Syrian war: UN to expand aid amid partial truce

The UN says it plans to deliver aid to about 150,000 Syrians in besieged areas over the next five days amid a partial truce in the country’s civil war.
It said it was ready to help an estimated 1.7 million people in hard-to-reach areas by the end of March.
A cessation of hostilities began…


Small plane with 21 people on board goes missing in Nepal

The Twin Otter aircraft was operated by domestic Tara airlines
A small plane with 21 people on board, flying over mountainous terrain in Nepal on Wednesday went missing and is feared to have crashed, officials said.
Airport official Yogendra Kuwar said the plane was on an 18-minute flight, but…


Kanhaiya Kumar bail plea adjourned to Feb. 29

JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charges in connection with an event organised on February 9 on the JNU premises against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Delhi Police file a status report on its investigation; seek his fresh remand from a trial…


‘My name is Umar Khalid but I’m not a terrorist’: Here’s the JNU student’s full speeech

JNU student Umar Khalid surfaced at the campus late Sunday night.
Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid along with four other students surfaced at the University complex late Sunday night, where he addressed fellow students outside the administration block.
The Delhi Police, who have…


Haryana crawls to normalcy; Army takes over Munak canal

RAF personnel board an IAF helicopter at Bahadurgarh to reach violence-hit towns of Haryana Sunday. (Express Photo Ravi Kanojia)The army took control of the Munak canal in Haryana’s Sonipat district, traffic was restored on the busy NH-1 and curfew was relaxed at various places as Haryana c…