In this segment of The Week That Wasn't, CNN-News18's Cyrus Broacha talks about farmers' protest that marred Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh largely. He also discusses Champions Trophy 2017 and Presidential election 2017.
The phrase “time is brain” emphasizes that human nervous tissue is rapidly lost as stroke progresses and emergent evaluation and therapy are required. Recent advances in quantitative neurostereology and stroke neuroimaging permit calculation of just how much brain is lost per unit time in acute ischemic stroke.
The first pay day after demonetisation saw huge rush and serpentine queues outside banks and ATMs. CNN-News18 reporters, across the country, found how different industries and businesses are facing the impact of demonetisation.
The politics over Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’s release has reached the doorstep of the Home Minister. As MNS remains defiant and continues to threaten multiplex owners and film fraternity against the release of Karan Johar’s film, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured Bollywood of a safe Diwali but is this assurance enough to keep MNS in check?
Over the last one week, not one day has passed when India did not give some proof or the other to Pakistan about its involvement in promotion of terror. And each day Pakistan has denied everything that India has produced. But Pakistan now may find difficult to deny its involvement.
Narendra Modi has gone for a massive revamp of his council of ministers. Two weeks of intense speculation finally gave way to some bold and surprising decisions. While 9 new ministers were sworn in on Sunday, four were elevated to Cabinet rank.
Several students of the Poonch Medical College, including girls, were beaten, tortured and arrested by the police. The students were demanding their previous year’s exam results, which were still pending. As they were protesting peacefully, the police arrested the students and dragged them into police vehicles on the direction of college superintendent.
The infamous feud between Bollywood actors Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan doesn’t seem to die down. Ranaut, in fact, reopened the chapter in an exclusive interaction with CNN-News18, wherein she demanded a public apology from both Hrithik and his father Rakesh Roshan, for slapping a baseless defamation notice against her.
Accusing “a Hindu nationalist government” in India of targeting minorities for “political means”, elusive Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has requested the INTERPOL to turn down the Indian government’s plea and not issue a red corner notice against him. By issuing a red notice request, Naik alleged, the Indian authorities are now seeking to misuse the processes of INTERPOL for similar purposes. SHould he be allowed to get away using this as an excuse?
Two doctors in Rajasthan were seen arguing in the middle of a delivery even as a new born died in front of them. A mother lost her baby seconds after she arrived in this world because the doctors could not control their ego. What's the legal recourse before this mother? Is the suspension of the two doctors enough?
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi has said that he takes strong objection to the term “Hindu terror” and that the court will decide whether the NIA investigations in the case were flawed. The word “Saffron Terror” entered the political lexicon during UPA-2, when the then Home Minister P Chidambaram used it to caution security establishments, in the wake of Malegaon blast investigations. The NIA was handed over the probe of the blasts, which led to the arrest of Colonel Purohit, among others.
The Centre, in its affidavit to SC, has submitted that “what constitutes marital rape and what would constitute marital non-rape needs to be defined precisely before a view on its criminalization is taken.” The government has said the main problem lies in determining the value of evidence. “The question is what evidence the courts will rely upon in such circumstances as there can be no lasting evidence in case of sexual acts between a man and his own wife,” reads the affidavit.
A report submitted by the Bengaluru Municipal body to the Chief Electoral officer says that five Congress MLCs, two JDS MLCs and an independent MLC faked their addresses so they could be included in the electoral roll and vote in the mayoral elections last year. Not just that, these MLCs also provided false information to the Karnataka Legislative Council to claim lakhs of rupees as travelling allowance by submitting fake bills. The report was filed after a complaint from BJP leader Padmanabha Reddy.