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BJP govt's lame excuses exposed by SC order, says Congress
India

BJP govt's lame excuses exposed by SC order, says Congress

Maken, meanwhile, said that the apex court order vindicates Congress's stand in the matter.

Black money list: BJP's Swamy, opposition hail SC's order
India

Black money list: BJP's Swamy, opposition hail SC's order

Swamy insisted that the government had from day one no "legal basis" for withholding the names of foreign account holders.

Black money: Who are you protecting, SC asks govt
India

Black money: Who are you protecting, SC asks govt

At the end of a 30-minute hearing, Attorney General said the government has received 500 names of account holders from different countries like Germany.

AAP slams NDA govt for keeping quiet about information on black money
Politics

AAP slams NDA govt for keeping quiet about information on black money

AAP recalled that before LS polls, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, had promised to bring back all the black money stashed in foreign banks if BJP came to power.

Amendment to anti-hijacking act to be brought to Parliament soon
India

Amendment to anti-hijacking act to be brought to Parliament soon

The draft bill proposes to amend the Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982, to enhance its scope by including death penalty for the offence of hijacking which at present provides for imprisonment for life and fine.

US criticises Chinese maritime claims
World

US criticises Chinese maritime claims

The US is voicing concern that China is gradually asserting control in the disputed South China Sea on the basis of vague territorial claims unsupported by international law.

Ex-Liberian President Taylor gets 50 years in prison for war crimes
World

Ex-Liberian President Taylor gets 50 years in prison for war crimes

Judges at an international war crimes court sentenced former Liberian President Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison.

Mexican Twitter 'terrorists' walk free
News & Analysis

Mexican Twitter 'terrorists' walk free

Earlier this month, a case of "Twitter terrorism" was reported in Mexico, which could have led to a major civil rights breach.

Twitter terrorism case leads to civil rights breach in Mexico
News & Analysis

Twitter terrorism case leads to civil rights breach in Mexico

Two social media users in Mexico had wrongly reported an armed attack on a local school in Veracruz. This report that they spread on Twitter, understandably, created a lot of panic.