Hc stays central EC order on transfer of…

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Friday stayed the direction of the Central Election Commission to transfer police officers "en masse." Justice Pius Kuriakose issued the interim stay while admitting the writ petition by Kerala…

Police officer caught red handed accepting bribe

Kozhikode: Sleuths of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) arrested a senior police officer and his accomplice when they were accepting bribe for hushing up a criminal case in the city.The VACB held Circle Inspector K.…

High Court judge learns law

KOLKATA: In an unprecedented action, the house of a retired judge of the Calcutta High Court was auctioned on the directions of the Supreme Court after he was found to be a beneficiary of a…

Maoists kill village 'kotwar' in Bijapur

RAIPUR: Maoists on Friday evening killed a village kotwar (lowest-level revenue staff) for supporting Salva Judum (anti-Naxalite) campaign in Bijapur.He had been abducted a day earlier by about 400 armed Maoists from Bodeli in Bijapur,…

Pay higher emoluments to teachers: HC

NEW DELHI: Expressing anguish at the shabby treatment meted out to school teachers, the Delhi High Court has asked the Government to provide high emoluments and ensure proper reverence to them for strengthening the formal…

SA to recruit nightingales from India

JOHANNESBURG: A leading South African private hospital group is planning to recruit nurses from India to alleviate the huge shortage of such staff in the country. Estelle Jordaan, director of nursing at Medi-Clinic, told the…