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6 mins ago

Cabinet approves new Consumer Protection Bill that seeks to replace 29-year-old law

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new Consumer Protection Bill 2015 that seeks to replace a 29-year-old law and proposes to set up a regulatory authority. #Business #Cabinet #Consumer Protection Bill #India #Maggi #Monsoon session #NewsTracker #parliament

11 mins ago

At least 26 people dead in flood-like situation due to heavy rain in Odisha, Gujarat

At least 26 people lost their lives as flood-like situation continued in various parts of Odisha and Gujarat, where Army and NDRF teams were called for relief operations, and some districts of Rajasthan also stared at a similar crisis. #Floods #Gujarat #Heavy rains #Monsoon #NewsTracker #Odisha #Rajasthan

23 mins ago

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam’s mortal remains reach Rameswaram to an emotional reception

Hundreds of mourners fought back tears as they stood in serpentine queues for the final glimpse of this island's most famous son--former President A P J Abdul Kalam--as he lay in state, back in his hometown one last time. #APJ Abdul Kalam #bharat ratna #Former President #India #NewsTracker #Rameswaram

27 mins ago

SC rejects Centre’s plea against commutation of death penalty for Rajiv Gandhi’s killers

SC dismissed the plea of the Centre filed against the commutation of death penalty into life imprisonment of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. #curative petition #former Prime Minister #India #Murugan #NewsTracker #Perarivalan #Rajiv Gandhi assassination #Santhan #Supreme Court

38 mins ago

Live: SC clears way for Yakub Memon’s hanging tomorrow; Rajnath meets Pranab over mercy plea

A three-judge newly constituted bench of the Supreme Court, who were to take a decision on 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon's curative petition, have dismissed the plea, reports on Wednesday said. #1993 Mumbai blasts #1993 Mumbai Blasy #India #Supreme Court #Yakub Memon

41 mins ago

Yakub Memon has not prepared a will so far, says his lawyer

Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, whose last-ditch effort to escape the noose at the Central Prison in Nagpur on his 53rd birthday on Thursday was rejected by the Supreme Court, has not prepared any will so far, the convict's lawyer Anil Gedam said in Nagpur on Wednesday. #1993 Mumbai blasts #Death Penalty #Mercy plea #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Yakub Memon

46 mins ago

Countdown for Yakub Memon’s hanging begins at Nagpur jail, security beefed up in Mumbai

With the Supreme Court rejecting relief to Yakub Memon, the countdown for the hanging of the only death-row convict of 1993 Mumbai blasts case on Thursday has started at the Nagpur Central Prison in Nagpur. #Death Penalty #India #Mercy plea #Nagpur Prison #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Yakub Memon

57 mins ago

Won’t pardon those involved in the Louis Berger bribery scandal: Goa CM Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said those involved in the US firm Louis Berger bribery scandal will not get any pardon from his government. #BJP #Bribery #Congress #Digambar Kamat #Goa #Goa CM #India #Laxmikant Parsekar #Scam #TheySaidIt #US Firm

Jul 29, 2015

Former RJD MP Pappu Yadav gets ‘Y’ category security ahead of Bihar polls

Former RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav has been given 'Y' category security, over a week after former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was accorded the top 'Z-plus' security cover by the Centre. #bIhar #Bihar Polls #Jitan Ram Majhi #Lalu Yadav #NewsTracker #Pappu Yadav #RJD

Jul 29, 2015

Taliban leader Mullah Omar declared dead, but does anybody still care?

This is by no means the first “confirmation” of the death of the former Head of the Supreme Council of Afghanistan (between 1996 and 2001), but the significance of his “death” has waned over the years. #Afghanistan #ConnectTheDots #India #Mullah Omar #Taliban #Terrorism