Gujarat High Court acquits Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya riot case. She was earlier given life imprisonment by the trial court in the case. Conviction of Babu Bajrangi, a Bajrang Dal leader, was however upheld.

News Snippets

  • Calcutta HC directs the state Election Commission to extend date of nomination and redraw panchayat election schedule
  • Sitaram Yechury has his way as CPIM enters into an 'understanding' with the Congress
  • After stellar Q4 results that beat street estimates and the consequent upswing in share price, Infosys close to creating history by becoming the first Indian company with a market cap of over $100-bn
  • SC will review order 'diluting' Sec 498A
  • Govt might bring ordinance prescribing the death penalty for rapists of minors
  • Oppn. submits letter for impeachment of CJI Dipak Mishra to VP Venkaiah Naidu
  • SC upholds the right of National Commission for Minority Education Institutions to grant minority institute status to educational organizations
  • PM Modi in London, meets UK PM, talks about terror and Mallya extradition
  • Govt proposes Rs 20K fine to be paid by airlines for delays, cancellations or other deficiency in service
  • Govt does away with the need of a commercial licence to drive taxis, autos and e-rickshaws
  • Law panel recommends that the BCCI should be brought under the RTI Act
  • Kolkata police questions Mohd. Shami in domestic violence case
  • CBSE prescribes dress code for examinees - light dress, half-sleeved and no shoes
  • IT Dept says details of any mismatch in IT returns of salaried employees will be reported to employers who will be asked to punish them
  • IT Dept. raids suspected hoarders of cash

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