Women
Saudi Arabi to allow car driving to women from next summer
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced that women will be allowed to drive for the first time in the ultra-conservative kingdom next summer, fulfilling a key demand of women's rights activists who faced detention for defying the ban.
Nation
BSF targets homes of Pak officers near Indo-Pak border
The Border Security forces’s use of targeted firepower on farms and residences of Pakistan's serving and former army officers near the border resulted in Pakistan suing for peace.
Haryana
Honeypreet's bail plea dismissed by Delhi HC, told to surrender
The Delhi high court dismissed on Tuesday the transit anticipatory bail plea of HONEYPREET iNSAAN, the absconding aide of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
Sri Lanka
250 students carry Longest saree ever worn by a bride in Sri Lanka
A Sri Lankan couple are under investigation for deploying hundreds of schoolchildren to carry the train of the bride’s saree during a wedding ceremony.
Punjab
Former AAP leader Ghuggi may join Congress party soon
Former state convener of Aam Aadmi Party and film personality Gurpreet Singh Waraich (Ghuggi) may join Congress party soon.
Crime
Rape case:‘Peepli’ film director Mahmood Farooqui cleared of rape, HC gives ‘benefit of doubt’
Giving the "benefit of doubt" to 'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqi, the Delhi High Court on Monday set aside his conviction in a rape case, observing that there were doubts over the claim of the US-based complainant that he had oral sex with her without her consent.
Nation
Even if woman is of easy virtue it doesn’t mean a woman can be sexually assaulted: Bombay HC
Taking exception to a rape convict’s efforts at victim-shaming, the Bombay High Court has said a woman may have a boyfriend but that does not authorise another man to sexually assault her.
Haryana
Sirsa Dera Chief Gurmeet approaches HC against CBI court’s verdict
Challenging the special CBI court’s verdict that convicted him in a rape case, Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has moved to Punjab and Haryana High Court, said his counsel on Monday.