The Supreme Court clarified on Monday that sedition charges cannot be brought against a person merely for raising a voice against the government or its policies, in view of the controversy generated after sedition charges were recently slapped in a number of cases
A couple returning home after a holy dip in the Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district were allegedly attacked on Sunday by a group of men, who dragged the woman into a field and killed her. The husband was stabbed and is in Aligarh Medical College Hospital.
Former champion and 142nd-ranked Juan Martin del Potro became the lowest ranked player in 25 years to reach the US Open quarter-finals when Dominic Thiem quit their last-16 tie through injury on Monday.
When the curtain comes up for 4,300 athletes at Wednesday's opening ceremony, almost everything will be scaled back: venues, seating, and staffing. Paralympic officials say that no sports or nations have been cut out, but the "athlete experience'' could suffer.
Samsung India will begin sale and deliveries of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone — whose launch was deferred after nearly three dozen devices exploded during or after charging in overseas markets — by around month-end.