SC refuses to interfere with HC order refusing bail to film producer Morani

AMN / New Delhi In a set-back to Bollywood producer Karim Morani – accused in an alleged rape case – the Supreme court on Friday refused to interfere with the Andhra Pradesh High Court order rejecting his plea for anticipatory bail. The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M.Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y.Chandrachud asked the … Continue reading SC refuses to interfere with HC order refusing bail to film producer Morani

Cow Vigilantism: SC asks states to compensate victims, punish violators

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Friday asked all the States to file report on the compliance of its order for appointing a nodal officer to prevent violence by the cow vigilante groups across the country as it said that States are under obligation to pay compensation to the victim of crime. … Continue reading Cow Vigilantism: SC asks states to compensate victims, punish violators

Sushma reaffirms India’s commitment to regional cooperation

AMN / NEW YORK INDIA’S External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has reaffirmed her country’s commitment to regional cooperation. Addressing SAARC Foreign Minister on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly, Mrs Swaraj said, India believes that Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas is as relevant to foreign policy as it is to domestic one. She said, India … Continue reading Sushma reaffirms India’s commitment to regional cooperation

More countries could be listed for harsh US travel restrictions

WEB DESK More countries could be hit with tough travel restrictions to the United States after the ban on people from six mainly Muslim countries expires from tomorrow. White House and Homeland Security officials said that after a 50-day review, they had identified a number of countries that could not or were not willing to … Continue reading More countries could be listed for harsh US travel restrictions

CBI registers FIR in Ryan school murder case

AMN/ NEWDELHI The CBI has registered an FIR in connection with murder of a class 2 student of the Ryan International school in Gurugram.A CBI official said, the case was registered yesterday under the sections of the murder, arms act, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and Juvenile Justice Act. The official said … Continue reading CBI registers FIR in Ryan school murder case

Bhutan backs India’s bid for permanent seat in UN Security Council

AMN Bhutan has said that countries like India, Japan, Brazil and Germany must be given permanent seats in the UN Security Council, as it backed reforms in the world body to revitalise and strengthen it. Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said, the UN reforms will be incomplete without reforming the Security Council to reflect the … Continue reading Bhutan backs India’s bid for permanent seat in UN Security Council

British PM May proposes 2-year transition period for UK after Brexit

AMN / LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed a two-year transition period for the UK after its leaves the EU, suggesting that Britain would continue to “honour its commitments” under the bloc’s current budget. Delivering a keynote speech in Florence outlining the Brexit process and the future relationship between the European Union and … Continue reading British PM May proposes 2-year transition period for UK after Brexit

Sushma Swaraj raises issue of terrorism, H-1B with US Secretary of State

AMN External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today raised the issue of terrorism and H-1B with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as the two leaders met for the first time in a bilateral meeting. Swaraj and Tillerson, who met in New York on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session, also discussed strengthening of the … Continue reading Sushma Swaraj raises issue of terrorism, H-1B with US Secretary of State

VVIP chopper: Court seeks Tihar’s response on accused’s plea

AMN A special court in Delhi has sought the response from Tihar jail authorities on the plea of a woman who is jailed in 3,600 crore rupees VVIP choppers money laundering case. The accused, Shivani Saxena who is a director in two Dubai-based firms has alleged that she was not being provided proper medical facilities. … Continue reading VVIP chopper: Court seeks Tihar’s response on accused’s plea

Power structure well defined in Constitution: Law Minister

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Friday said that the power structure has been well defined in the Constitution and governance must be left to those elected to govern. He said, off late, there has been great propensity of taking over governance by courts which need to be reflected upon. Addressing … Continue reading Power structure well defined in Constitution: Law Minister