Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday rejected allegations by a rights group that troops engaged in looting during the bloody battle against Islamic State followers in the southern city of Marawi.
The Philippine Supreme Court yesterday began hearing arguments in a petition to declare President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly war on drugs, denounced by rights groups across the world, as unconstitutional.
In a major diplomatic victory for India, Justice Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after the UN General Assembly rallied behind him in a show of strength that made Britain bow to the majority and withdraw its candidate Christopher Greenwood.
Thousands of grief stricken people and leaders cutting across political lines turned up yesterday to bid adieu to veteran Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, who died in a Delhi hospital on Monday.
Demonetisation of high value currency notes, which Narendra Modi announced on November 8, 2016, had the opposition baying for his blood saying the ordinary Indian was going to be hurt beyond imagination and it was designed to help the prime minister’s billionaire friends (read Ambani, Adani).