SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh against release of 'Padmaavat'

The States invoked Section 6 of the Cinematograph Act of 1952 to argue that the law provided for the State to finally decide whether exhibition of a movie would trigger public unrest. The court has agreed to hear the petitions later on Monday. The feelings of people should be respected who are ready to die for social cause.He further said that hi...

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  • Sitaram Yechury Offered to Quit After CPM Rejected His Tie-up Proposal
Sitaram Yechury Offered to Quit After CPM Rejected His Tie-up Proposal

In the 2016 assembly election, the support of minorities helped the CPM win crucial seats in Thrissur, Ernakulam and Pathanamthitta districts. The Communist Party of India (CPI) said on Monday that it has not taken a decision on an electoral alliance with the Congress, a day after the CPM ruled out a tie-up with the Rahul Gandhi-led party.

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  • Six senior UKIP officials quit over Henry Bolton 'fiasco'
Six senior UKIP officials quit over Henry Bolton 'fiasco'

UKIP leader Henry Bolton is facing a wave of resignations from key positions as pressure mounts on him to quit. Mr Bolton said any contest to replace him "would be financially nearly unviable for the party" and was defiant in his decision not to step down.

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  • Saudi Arabia Sends $2 Billion to Shore Up Yemen's Currency
Saudi Arabia Sends $2 Billion to Shore Up Yemen's Currency

The United Nations is calling for what it refers to as a record $2.96 billion aid for war-ravaged Yemen where Saudi airstrikes, looming starvation, and cholera have claimed the lives of thousands of people. The $2.96-billion will be used to respond to an ever-broadening crisis in Yemen, where war, looming starvation and cholera have killed thousa...

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  • Israeli Arab Joint List Knesset Members Removed Ahead of Pence Speech
Israeli Arab Joint List Knesset Members Removed Ahead of Pence Speech

Pence told Israeli lawmakers that Jerusalem was "the capital of the state of Israel ", reiterating President Donald Trump's change of policy last month. Mr Pence also said the United States will open its embassy in Jerusalem next year , ahead of schedule. "And that United States embassy will open before the end of next year".

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  • Sydney train accident: passengers trapped and injured at Richmond station
Sydney train accident: passengers trapped and injured at Richmond station

Three helicopters, 17 ambulance crews, Fire and Rescue NSW crews and SES crews were on the scene. Train operator New South Wales (NSW) Trains said they were aware of the incident and that the train had ran into a buffer at Richmond Station.

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  • Exactly One Year After Donald Trump Became President, the Government Shuts Down
Exactly One Year After Donald Trump Became President, the Government Shuts Down

Trump told his Twitter followers the present shutdown proved the need for more Republicans in the Senate. Before Friday's vote, numerous Democrats and Republicans criticized the proposal to extend government funding only temporarily.

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  • CJI takes judge Loya's case in own hand
CJI takes judge Loya's case in own hand

Sources said the CJI, though disappointed and hurt by the presser and what sources close to him described as "unfounded-yet-hyped allegations", has quietly gone about studying the process of allocation of cases in various high courts. Justice Ali is also a member of the three-member special court seized with a treason case against former president ...

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  • Merkel's Coalition Plans Face Make-or-Break Vote
Merkel's Coalition Plans Face Make-or-Break Vote

The ensuing discussion was intense, emotional and controversial, Schulz declared, following his debate with party delegates in Dusseldorf. She told of an encounter with an elderly lady at an airport, who had asked Nahles about the SPD position on pensions and then told her "I'm counting on you".

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  • It's Chicago West: Kim and Kanye name third child
It's Chicago West: Kim and Kanye name third child

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Welcome Surrogate Baby Girl was a top story on Wednesday: (Radio.com) There's a new Kardashian-West in town. The couple already have daughter North West, four, and son, Saint , two. News, the name Chicago West was Kanye's idea. The couple welcomed the "healthy, beautiful" baby girl via a surrogat...

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  • Stipe Miocic Defends UFC Heavyweight Title, With Decision Over Ngannou
Stipe Miocic Defends UFC Heavyweight Title, With Decision Over Ngannou

But Ngannou looks like a zombie, stumbling around the octagon without objective or energy. In the third, a mouth-open, arms-down Ngannou nevertheless nailed Miocic with a shot only for the champ to successfully shoot for another takedown.

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  • Rohingya refugees protest against move to send them home
Rohingya refugees protest against move to send them home

This was the second time Yanghee Lee visited the refugee camp since August 24 crackdown on Rohingyas a year ago. Several Rohingya elders in the refugee camp housing some 650,500 Muslim Rohingya said they would refuse to go back to Buddhist Myanmar if their demands are ignored.

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  • Emmanuel Macron Calls Brexit Referendum A 'Mistake'
Emmanuel Macron Calls Brexit Referendum A 'Mistake'

Addressing security forces in Calais, Macron said he would bolster resources to ensure police had what they needed to maintain security while enforcing a "fair" migration policy. In a significant gesture, British Prime Minister Theresa May has offered funds to ease French annoyance over a 2003 deal that placed British border controls in Calais, on ...

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  • Tim Hortons protests to expand beyond Ontario, 50 rallies planned across Canada
Tim Hortons protests to expand beyond Ontario, 50 rallies planned across Canada

Organizers behind the protest campaign, dubbed Fight for $15 and Fairness, have said the demonstrations were not about the franchise owners themselves, but rather to pressure their parent company. Media opportunities on-site with Leadnow's Fair Economy Campaigner, Brittany Smith and Deena Ladd from Fight for $15 and Fairness are available at 700 Un...

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  • India outclass Pakistan by 2 wickets to lift Blind Cricket World Cup
India outclass Pakistan by 2 wickets to lift Blind Cricket World Cup

In response, India reached the target in penultimate over with two wickets remaining. Pakistan were put into bat by India and the Green Shirts managed to score 308 runs in their limited quota of 40 overs. India did not lose a single match in the tournament and were one of the favourites to clinch the title. Soon after India lifted the Blind C...

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  • Status Quo Continues at Face-off Site in Doklam: MEA
Status Quo Continues at Face-off Site in Doklam: MEA

Surjewala pointed to reports and satellite images that allegedly suggest that China has built a military complex in Doklam and occupied the entire plateau up to 10 metres of an Indian army post. Gen Rawat said troops were still there in the northern part of the plateau, which is a part of Chinese territory. Congress spokesperson Randeep Sur...

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  • Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir
Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir

Nine persons have been killed so far in ceasefire violations over three days, police officials said. Blood splattered compounds, smashed window panes and demolished roofs can be seen at the houses in border hamlets which have been battered in Pakistani firing and shelling in the last three days.

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  • Gunmen target Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul
Gunmen target Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

A spokesman for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said they were "monitoring the situation closely and are in touch with local authorities". At least four attackers reportedly targeted the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul on Saturday.

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  • India vs Zimbabwe: Gill, Desai Provide Solid Start
India vs Zimbabwe: Gill, Desai Provide Solid Start

The three-time champions finished with three wins, including a 100-run victory over Australia earlier in the league, which proved decisive in the final standings. It was totally one-sided affair as Australia registered a mammoth score of 370 runs in stipulated 50 overs. Gill clubbed 14 fours and a six in a 59-ball 90 and Desai's 56 came off 73 ...

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  • No motive uncovered in Las Vegas mass shooting
No motive uncovered in Las Vegas mass shooting

Paddock would move from window to window looking at the site from different angles . The FBI is investigating a new "person of interest" in connection with the Las Vegas shooting , the county sheriff has said. 'Yes, ' said Crosby, who represents the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department , which Lombardo leads. The FBI has said it has found...

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