Karnataka politics updates: Speaker says Independent R Shankar, two Congress legislators disqualified for current Assembly term – Firstpost

Karnataka news LATEST updates: Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar announced that Independent MLA R Shankar and two Congress legislators Ramesh Jarakiholi and Mahesh Kumathalli have been disqualified for the rest of the tenure of the Assembly as per the 10th Schedule of the Constitution. The BJP high command is likely to give green signal to Karnataka BJP chief BS […]

Iran releases 9 Indians from detained ship – The Hindu

Iran has released nine out of 12 Indians who were on board the ship MT Riah that was detained in early July, official sources said Thursday. However, 21 Indians are still in detention in Iran — three from MT Riah and 18 from British oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized last week by the […]

Delhi bids goodbye to Sheila Dikshit – The Hindu

The mortal remains of former three-term Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit were cremated at the CNG crematorium at Nigam Bodh Ghat in the capital on Wednesday. A number of family members, friends, senior Congress leaders, supporters and political rivals attended the cremation that was carried out with full state honours amid heavy monsoon showers. […]