Ghulam Nabi Azad files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha in Jammu

Jammu, Jan 28 (ANI): Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday filed nomination papers for Rajya Sabha in Jammu. Azad said that National Conference and Congress have been together since the fight for freedom of India so it is not new if they again join hands. He added that the comments of US President Barack Obama on religious cooperation was a master stroke as he gave a lesson to the government that no country can progress until people from all religions are taken along. Jan 28, 2015

Nithari killer Surinder Koli's death sentence commuted to life term by Allahabad HC

Allahabad, Jan 28 (ANI): The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday converted the death sentence of Surendra Koli to life imprisonment in the Nithari killings case. The decision taken was based on a PIL filed in the case, citing a delay in the hearing of his mercy petition. Koli's mercy plea had been pending for three years. He was convicted of the murder, rape and cannibalism of five children, while another 14 cases against him are still pending. It is unclear what the commutation of the death sentence in this case means in terms of the sentencing in other cases. Jan 28, 2015

Amar Singh interrogated by SIT in Sunanda Pushkar death case

New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh was interrogated by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Delhi on Wednesday in connection with the Sunanda Pushkar murder case. Singh told reporters that he was questioned for 2 hours and has conveyed whatever he knew about her. Jan 28, 2015