Tribunal formed to look into IRF ban begins work

The Judicial Tribunal, set up to look into the ban on controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s NGO, Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), started its proceedings on Wednesday. The government is required to prove before a judicial tribunal that there is “sufficient cause” for banning…

Jerry Pinto among Sahitya Akademi winners

The Sahitya Akademi on Wednesday announced its annual awards in 24 languages, besides declaring Bhasha Samman to scholars Dr Anand Prakash Dixit and Nagalla Guruprasada Rao for their contribution to classical and medieval literature. The Akademi announced that it will confer Bhasha…

Delhi confidential: Lucky House-Hunter

Of the 10 ministers waiting for their coveted Type-VIII Lutyens’ bungalows after they were inducted in the reshuffled Cabinet, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal has turned out to be the lucky one. While all others are staring at a…