The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it looks forward to conclude the hearing in the Ayodhya land dispute case on Wednesday and asked the parties to wrap up their arguments. The top court indicated that it would like to conclude all arguments by Wednesday instead of Thursday. The court also saw sharp exchanges between the lawyers representing Hindu and Muslim parties during the proceedings. The Constitution bench was hearing arguments of former Attorney General and senior advocate K Parasaran, appearing for a Hindu party.
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Supreme Court adjourns for Friday bail plea of Congress leader P Chidambaram against the order of the Delhi High Court that dismissed his bail plea in the INX Media case.
J-K: The civilian killed by terrorists in Kakpora area has been identified as Sethi Kumar Sagar from Chattisgarh who was working in a brick kiln in Nehama. This is the second civilian killing after a truck driver from Rajasthan was killed by terrorists in Shopian on Oct 14.
Uttar Pradesh Government: In the view of upcoming festivals, no leaves will be granted till 30th November to the officers in field. All officers in field directed to be present at their offices till 30th November.
Zafaryab Jilani, Advocate Sunni Waqf Board on reports of Sunni Waqf Board withdrawing appeal in Ayodhya case: Any application of withdrawal will be given in court, no application has been filed.
India Meteorological Department: Squally weather with wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph, gusting to 65 kmph is likely to prevail over Comorin area and adjoining Maldives area. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas on 17th & 18th October.
'Doob maro': PM tells those questioning link between Art 370 and Maharashtra polls.
P Chidambaram Arrested By Enforcement Directorate In Tihar, No Order On Custodial Transfer
Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who has been in CBI custody for last 55 days, was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate after two-hour-long grilling on Wednesday. News Nation has learnt that the arrest was only on papers as there is no order of custodial transfer of Chidambaram from the CBI to the ED. The ED has filed a criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) to probe alleged irregularities in the grant of FIPB approval to the INX Media group. The development came a day after the court also allowed the ED to arrest Chidambaram, if necessary.
Jammu And Kashmir: 3 Terrorists Killed In Anantnag
At least, three terrorists were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said. The encounter broke out at Pazalpora area in Anantnag on a specific intelligence provided by the district police. All the three local militants have been neutralised, the officials said, adding the bodies were being identified and would be soon handed over to their families.
Japan's government said Wednesday that the death toll from a weekend typhoon that caused widespread flooding has climbed to 63, with another 11 presumed dead. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters that another eight people were missing in typhoon-hit areas in central and northern Japan. At least 200 people were injured, 30 of them seriously.
Petrol, Diesel Prices: Check Latest Rates In India On October 16
The petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Wednesday, October 16. Check rates HERE...
Syria Crisis: â€˜Canâ€™t Declare Ceasefire, Not Worried Over US Sanctionsâ€™, Says Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday while dismissing a ceasefire in northern Syria said he was not worried over US sanctions. He also said the Syrian army’s entry into the flashpoint northern Syrian city of Manbij was not a “very negative” development for his country as long as the region is cleared of Syrian Kurdish fighters. “They tell us ‘to declare a ceasefire’. We can never declare a ceasefire,” Erdogan told journalists on a flight back from Azerbaijan, in comments published by the Hurriyet daily.
Felt Insulted At Durga Puja Carnival, Says Bengal Governor, Trinamool Hits Back
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said he felt insulted at the Durga Puja carnival in the city, but asserted that being a servant of the people of West Bengal he would not be deterred to discharge his constitutional duties. Dhankar claimed that he was “completely blacked out at the programme”, organized by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government to showcase some of the big-ticket pujas. The ruling TMC was quick to hit back, accusing Dhankar of being “publicity hungry” and acting in a manner that does not “befit a governor”. According to sources, Dhankhar was unhappy with the seating arrangement at Friday’s carnival.
Hazy morning in Delhi, air quality continues to be 'poor' pic.twitter.com/5CD2Pg7fWX
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Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials reach Tihar Jail to interrogate Congress leader P Chidambaram. Yesterday, a special court had allowed 3 ED officials to interrogate P Chidambaram in INX media money laundering case. Currently, he is in judicial custody in INX CBI case.