Pakistan hopes to defeat coronavirus pandemic

Pakistan on Tuesday expressed the hope that the government, with the cooperation of the people, will soon get be able to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and, to this effect, strict measures are being taken gradually. Special assistant to Prime Minister on health, Dr Zafar Mirza, said that no countrywide lockdown is being…

Question & Answer : Citizenship amendment law explained

The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) became law after receiving the President’s assent on Thursday, following a bruising debate in Parliament . Assam has been in the throes of violence since Wednesday, when Rajya Sabha took up the Bill after it was passed in Lok Sabha , with its capital under indefinite curfew, and Army and paramilitary columns rolling across multiple towns.

Rajiv Gandhi case convict Robert pyas granted one month payrole by Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Thursday granted one month parole to Robert Payas, one of the seven life-term convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The petition, moved by Payas in September, was heard by a division bench comprising of justices MM Sundaresh and RMT Teeka Raman. After hearing the arguments of…