User: avyakto Topic: Torture
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NRC to be introduced throughout country: Shah 19.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
NRC to be introduced throughout country: Shah
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Steep fines for traffic violations are making Indian drivers more cautious – and provoking debate 19.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
While the Union Government is hoping the fines will bring down the number of violations, a number of states have chosen to dilute them.
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Chinmayanand case: SIT says it will not be influenced by media trial, asks people to be patient 18.9.2019 Scroll.in
Meanwhile, the law student questioned the delay in investigation and threatened to commit suicide if the BJP leader was not arrested immediately.
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After 150 years, Pakistan is trying to change the laws governing Christian marriages and divorce 18.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The proposed Christian Marriage and Divorce Act accords four million citizens the rights denied to them so far.
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Watch: ‘People in saffron robes are committing rapes,’ alleges Digvijaya Singh 17.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Congress leader claimed that the slogan ‘Jai Shri Ram’ had been hijacked by people with political interests.
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DK Shivakumar sent to judicial custody till October 1, court asks ED to take him to hospital first 17.9.2019 Scroll.in
If the Karnataka Congress leader is not hospitalised, he should be taken to Tihar Jail, the court in Delhi told the Enforcement Directorate.
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Keralites celebrations festival of Onam 17.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The biggest festival of Kerala was celebrated at Campion school Auditorium under the auspices of United Malayalee Association (UMA) on Saturday. An exquisite cultural extravaganza depicting the rich culture and traditions of Kerala was performed to commemorate King Mahabali’s homecoming. An array of events unfolded after the inaugural session involving PC Sharma, Hon’ble Minister, […]
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Want to stop fixing? BCCI ACU chief feels a match-fixing law, legalising betting can help 17.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Last year, the Law Commission of India had expressed the need to make match-fixing a criminal offence, like it is in England and Australia.
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“If it’s affordable, it’s not a fine”: Why many are opposed to lowering penalties under new traffic law 17.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Outrage over the imposition of exorbitantly high penalties for traffic rule violations has dominated much of the conversation around the new road safety law. Yet, there are countless survivors and families who recall their trauma and loss as they support the new fines.
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Motor Vehicles Act: Kerala asks Centre for clarification on new penalties, seeks reduction in fines 17.9.2019 Scroll.in
Kerala Transport Minister AK Saseendran asked Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to take necessary steps to issue an ordinance amending the MV Act.
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CJI Gogoi says he will visit J&K if needed after petitioner claims it’s difficult to approach HC 16.9.2019 Scroll.in
The Supreme Court sought a response from the High Court’s chief justice on the allegation.
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Govt to set up 1,023 special fast-track courts 16.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Govt to set up 1,023 special fast-track courts
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Readers’ comments: Hinduism doesn’t teach us to oppress other people but Hindutva will 15.9.2019 Scroll.in
Responses to articles on Scroll.in.
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Opinion: Why India has lost the right to call itself a liberal democracy 15.9.2019 Scroll.in
While liberals are being dismissed as misguided and irrelevant, Indian democracy is being co-opted by an entity that has come to be described as the People.
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West Bengal: Thousands of Left protestors asking for jobs clash with police near state secretariat 13.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The police fired tear-gas shells and charged the demonstrators with batons after they allegedly threw bricks at them.
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Hong Kong leader focuses on housing as protesters head for the hills 13.9.2019 DNA
Lam, who said she caused "unforgivable havoc" by igniting the crisis and would quit if she had the choice, said in a Facebook post her government would increase the supply of housing in the Chinese-ruled city.
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Mumbai: NCP leader Supriya Sule alleges harassment by taxi driver at railway station 13.9.2019 Scroll.in
Driver Kuljeet Singh Malhotra was booked under various sections of the Indian Railway Act and fined.
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‘Section 375’ movie review: Let’s hear it for the rape accused 13.9.2019 Scroll.in
Ajay Bahl directs Akshaye Khanna and Richa Chadha in a legal drama about a director convicted of sexually assaulting his colleague.
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Bisleri International seeks clarity on single-use plastic definition 13.9.2019 DNA
Packaged water maker says PET bottles are 100% recyclable, meet stringent laws by BIS and FSSAI
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Motor Vehicles Act: Uttarakhand reduces traffic violation fines, more states likely to follow 12.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Karnataka, Goa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Odisha and Maharashtra have also raised concerns about the exorbitant fines.
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