May 11: Top five news events you might have missed todayJayalalithaa acquitted in DA case by Karnataka HCJayalalithaa was today acquitted by the Karnataka High Court in the disproportionate assets case that came as a huge relief to the AIADMK chief that will enable her
Jayalalithaa was today acquitted by the Karnataka High Court in the disproportionate assets case that came as a huge relief to the AIADMK chief that will enable her stage a political comeback and return to the Chief Minister's post.
Pronouncing the verdict in a jam-packed court, Justice C R Kumaraswamy also acquitted AIADMK's chief close aide Sasikala Natarajan and her relatives J Elavarasi and V N Sudhakaran, disowned foster son of Jayalalithaa.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said in the Lok Sabha that 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Dawood Ibrahim is in Pakistan and that India has credible information about his presence there.
Singh said that Dawood is still being protected by the government of Pakistan.
In a severe dent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's image, a whopping 78 per cent of the people who responded to a nationwide India TV-CVoter opinion poll, have demanded that the Centre should withdraw the controversial Land Acquisition Bill.
63 per cent of the respondents said, Modi government's image presently appears to be anti-poor and anti-farmer. However, 37 pc of the people disagree with the perception that Modi government is anti-farmer and anti-poor, says the survey.
Eminent banker K V Kamath was today appointed as head of the USD 50 billion New Development Bank being set up by the five emerging economies of BRICS grouping.
Kamath will have a five year term of the bank, which is likely to be operationalised within one year, Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said
A metropolitan sessions court in Hyderabad on Monday suspended the sentences of Satyam founder Ramalinga Raju and nine others in the multi-crore accounting fraud and granted them bail.
Raju and his brother was granted bail the by the local court on a personal bond amount of Rs. 1 lakh each. Other accused were granted bail with bonds of Rs 50,000 each.