16 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Disclosure of information related to setting of Supreme Court benches outside Delhi may "arouse regional feelings" and create "needless political controversy" resulting in law and order problem, the CIC has held allowing the apex court to withhold it.
17 Nov 2014
Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday kicked up a controversy by dubbing the practice of "purdah" (veil) as an "evil tradition", saying it should be scrapped as it hindered progress of women.
15 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed AIIMS Director to set up a medical board to review medical reports and if required clinically examine self-styled godman Asaram Bapu to ascertain whether interim bail should be granted to him in the Jodhpur rape case.
11 Nov 2014
Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University on Tuesday found itself in the midst of a controversy over not allowing access to women undergraduates to the main library in the campus but the institution said it was due to space constraint and denied having a "sexist approach".
13 Nov 2014
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's controversial remarks that the upper caste people were foreigners evoked sharp criticism from his own party with a JD(U) MLA Anant Singh demanding his resignation.
24 Sep 2014
New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, currently in jail for allegedly raping a minor girl studying in one of his ashrams. A bench headed by Justice TS Thakur said that the ground cited by Asaram was not of such urgency to grant him bail.
08 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Sports Authority of India on Sunday terminated the services of Dr P M S Chandran as its medical consultant with immediate effect "for gross indiscipline and spreading disinformation" following the controversy surrounding the pregnancy tests conducted on World Championships-bound women boxers.
03 Sep 2013
Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu on Tuesday refuted the rape charge against him by a 16-year-old girl, saying her medical report does not support her allegation as the court put off till Wednesday hearing on his bail plea.
12 Nov 2014
Srinagar: A People's Democratic Party MLA has stoked controversy by saying that only a Muslim can become the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, a view from which his party quickly distanced itself.
06 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Congress MLA Nitesh Rane has stoked a controversy by saying that he wants to begin Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' campaign from Mumbai by cleaning the city of all the Gujaratis who hate Marathis.