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Trial court judge tried to solve Aarushi murder case like math puzzle: HC

The Allahabad High Court came down heavily on the trial court Judge in the Arushi Talwar murder case, saying he took evidence and circumstances of the case for granted and tried to solve it like a maths teacher or a film director, trying to give concrete shape to his own imagination stripped of just evaluation of evidence and facts in convicting parents Rajesh and Nupur Talwar.

Jay did no wrong, no money was laundered: Amit Shah on son’s business

Breaking his silence, BJP President Amit Shah has rejected allegations of money laundering against his son Jay, whose company had reportedly recorded an extraordinary spike in business after the BJP came to power at the Centre, and asserted that it had not done any business with the government nor taken any kickbacks.

EC plays to Modi’s tune; not giving poll dates for Gujarat shameless tactic: Congress

The Election Commission’s controversial decision of not announcing the election dates for Gujarat along with Himachal Pradesh has raised serious questions about the conduct of the panel and has drawn severe criticism for seeming to have given into some arm twisting by the Modi government in deferring the Gujarat dates. In fact, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is touring Gujarat on October 16 and everyone expects him to announce schemes for the people/voter which would not have been possible if the dates had been announced with the model code of conduct kicking in immediately.

Cannot be held guilty just because they were in the house: Court on Talwars

The Allahabad High Court observed that dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar could not be held guilty of killing their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj just because they were present in their house when the murders took place in 2008 -- a verdict that ended a nine-year ordeal of the parents who were found guilty by a court in 2013.