Bombing suspect arrested hours after explosion killed six in Turkey, minister accuses Kurdish PKK of attack

Hours after an explosion – in a bustling street of Turkey’s Istanbul – killed at least six people, a bombing suspect has been arrested. Turkey’s interior minister Suleyman Soylu on Monday said the person is believed to have planted the bomb, according to state-run Anadolu agency. Soylu accused the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) of causing the bomb […]


At top-level meeting in Sept, Govt took call to double Russia trade

Despite US-led sanctions towards Russia following its invasion of Ukraine, India has determined not solely to proceed, however even to double, its trade with Moscow in the “near foreseeable future”. The improve in trade quantity between the 2 nations is principally due to considerably larger imports of discounted Russian crude oil by India. India, which […]

A G Perarivalan

Supreme Court orders release of A G Perarivalan, convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of A G Perarivalan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, exercising its special powers under Article 142 of the Constitution. The order came 24 years after Perarivalan was sentenced to death in the case by a lower court, and two months after […]

Nirav Modi

Nirav Modi loses appeal, UK High Court orders extradition to India

The High Court in London on Wednesday ordered diamond merchant Nirav Modi’s extradition to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering, amounting to an estimated $2 billion in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan scam case. Lord Justice Jeremy Stuart-Smith and Justice Robert Jay, who presided over the appeal hearing earlier this year, […]


Karnataka: Former IB officer killed in Mysuru road accident

The investigation into the death of an 83-year-old retired Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer took a twisting turn on Sunday with senior police officials, who initially believed it to be a case of an accident, now suspecting it to be a murder. The police said that the victim, identified as RS Kulkarni – a retired Intelligence […]