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From the Print Edition
Ajmal admits to crime
His request to Judge: conclude trial, pronounce sentence

India, U.S. firm up 3 hi-tech pacts
NEW DELHI: India and the U.S. on Monday finalised three hi-tech agreements with the visiting Secretary of State Hillary Clinton singling out the military end user agreement as the harbinger of greater defence cooperation. The other two ...

Section 377: Supreme Court declines to stay High Court judgment
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to stay the Delhi High Court judgment declaring Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitutional and decriminalising unnatural sex between consenting adults. A Bench comprising Chief ...

India-U.S. dialogue to cover FMCT, U.N. reforms
Krishna to travel to Washington next year to launch “India-U.S. Strategic Dialogue” that will focus on various issues

No bowing to pressure on IPI pipeline project: Deora
“Project delayed as we haven’t been able to decide on gas price”

We were ordered to throw grenades first: Ajmal
Mumbai: In his confession in the special sessions court here on Monday, the lone surviving 26/11 gunman Mohammad Ajmal Amir ‘Kasab’ said he and his partner Abu Ismail were instructed by their handler Abu Hamza to hurl grenades ...

From petty job to dacoity to terror camps
Ajmal tells court about his journey from Jhelum to Mumbai; it was in Karachi 10 trainees were paired

High Court: bid to stifle criticism amounts to censorship
CHENNAI: The people of the country are entitled to know the public activities of any person who holds a public office. Any attempt to stifle or fetter criticism of public figures will amount to political censorship. There is no law empowering ...

AIADMK to boycott by-polls
Udhagamandalam: Claiming that the Election Commission was not in a position to conduct elections in a free and fair manner, the AIADMK on Monday announced that it will boycott the coming by-elections in Tamil Nadu. The Election ...

High Court reduces Nanda’s jail term to two years
NEW DELHI: In a major relief to Sanjeev Nanda, prime accused in the BMW hit-and-run case of 1999, the Delhi High Court on Monday converted his offence from culpable homicide not amounting to murder to a simple case of causing death by rash or ...

Solar eclipse tomorrow
BANGKOK: A swath starting in India and crossing Shanghai to southern Japan will be plunged into darkness for five minutes on Wednesday in the longest total solar eclipse of this century. — ...

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