NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's top court ruled on Monday that women could serve as army commanders, dismissing the government's stance that male soldiers were not ready to accept orders from female officers as "disturbing".
NEW DELHI Beleaguered Indian wireless carrier Vodafone Idea will pay 35 billion rupees (376.99 million pounds) in telecom dues to the federal government by the end of this week, the company said on Monday.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI The Indian government ordered mobile carriers on Friday to immediately pay billions of dollars in dues after the Supreme Court threatened the companies and officials with contempt proceedings for failing to implement an earlier ruling.
NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court declined calls to suspend the implementation of a new citizenship law on Wednesday, deciding that a constitutional bench of five judges was needed to hear all the challenges to legislation that critics say discriminates against Muslims.
NEW DELHI Shares of Vodafone Idea fell as much as 40% on Friday, losing $975 million in market value, after India's top court rejected mobile carriers' petitions for a review of its order to pay billions of dollars in levies to the government.
NEW DELHI India's top court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal against the death penalty by one of four men convicted of the gang-rape of a woman on a bus in New Delhi and her murder, saying it found no reason to review the sentence.
NEW DELHI India's top court on Thursday delayed a verdict on the lifting of a centuries-old ban on women of menstruating age entering a Hindu temple, asking more judges to consider the case involving gender discrimination and religion that has divided opinion.
NEW DELHI/AYODHYA, India India's Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a bitterly contested religious site to Hindus, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that has sparked some of the country's bloodiest riots since independence. | Video
NEW DELHI India's top court on Thursday upheld a demand by the country's telecoms department that wireless carriers pay 920 billion rupees ($12.97 billion) in overdue levies and interest, sending their shares tumbling.
NEW DELHI, Oct 24 India's top court on Thursday
upheld a demand by the country's telecoms department that
wireless carriers pay 920 billion rupees ($12.97 billion) in
overdue levies and interest, sending their shares tumbling.