AIADMK splits: Sasi gets ‘hat’, ‘pole’ for OPS

The split in AIADMK became official on Thursday. The V K Sasikala faction decided to call itself AIADMK (Amma) and picked the ‘hat’ symbol while the OPS group christened itself AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) and decided to fight under the ‘electric pole’ symbol.

Digital appeals: Supreme Court to go paperless

CJI J S Khehar on Wednesday declared that in six to seven months there would be no need to file bulky paper-books as petitions and accompanying documents.

Samjhauta blast accused Swami Aseemanand to walk free after 7yrs

In jail since December 2010, right-wing activist Swami Aseemanand is set to walk free with a Hyderabad court on Thursday giving him bail in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case. The NIA will get the copy of bail order today after which it will decide whether to challenge it or not.

IITs told to shut centres, courses with few takers

The ministry of human resource development has told all centrally funded technical institutions, including the Indian Institutes of Technology, to close centres and end courses which have seen a decline in the number of applicants in the past three years.

MP's slipper assault: Air India mulls no-fly list

We would not permit anyone to misbehave with Air Indians on duty and would go all the way to ensure that justice is done, Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani said reacting to the incident of Shiv Sena MP assaulting a staffer with slippers.