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Fast-track courts for MPs, MLAs: Is SC encroaching legislature's domain? 9.11.2017 Top Stories
A court creating and enforcing law is at odds with separation-of-powers doctrine - that one organ of state will not encroach the domain of another. But in this case, SC seems to have done just that
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General elections to Legislative Assemblies of Himachal Pradesh & Gujarat, 2017 – Media Coverage during the period referred to in Section 126 of RP Act, 1951. 7.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The schedule for calling general elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Himachal Pradesh & Gujarat has been announced on 12th October, 2017 and 26th October, 2017 respectively. Poll in Himachal Pradesh is scheduled to be held in single phase on 9th November, 2017 while in Gujarat poll is scheduled to be held in two phases on 9th & 14th December, 2017.
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Fish and Richardson's Pro Bono Manager Receives Leading Light Award from Immigration Equality 6.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK: Fish and Richardson announced today that Katie A. Niejadlik, the firm's pro bono manager, received the "Leading Light" award from Immigration Equality at the organization's annual SHINE event, which celebrates the accomplishments of civil rights leaders and supporters in the LGBTQ immigration movement.
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Seize the opportunity: exercising a firm grip 5.11.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The judiciary should now exercise a firm grip over criminal cases involving politicians
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Living with transgressions 28.10.2017 Hindu: Home
A set of voices and questions that mark trespasses into mind space
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Schedule for the General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Gujarat, 2017. 25.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
By virtue of its powers, duties and functions under Article 324 read with Article 172(1) of the Constitution of India and Section 15 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, the Commission is required to hold general election to constitute the new Legislative Assembly in the State of Gujarat before expiry of its present term.
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Rajasthan govt maintains zero tolerance policy towards graft: Kataria 22.10.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Drawing flak over a controversial ordinance protecting judges and bureaucrats from probe without prior sanction, the Vasundhara Raje government today said it maintains a zero tolerance policy towards corruption.Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria told a press conference there was no provision in the ordinance which will weaken action against corrupt officers."The government maintains a zero tolerance policy towards corruption," he said.The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 amends the Criminal Code of Procedure, 1973 and also bars the media from naming the public serva
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Widespread use of unapproved GM cotton shows official tolerance of illegality (Comment: Special to IANS) 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Andhra governments flip-flop on extensive cultivation of unapproved genetically-modified (GM) herbicide-tolerant (HT) cotton seems to be symptomatic of the complacency which has infected even regulatory bodies and research institutions.
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Schedule for the General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh 12.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The term of the Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh is normally due to expire as follows:
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Activist approaches govt. on exorbitant charges for new films 7.10.2017 Hindu: News
Advocate clerk G. Devarajan, known for filing cases in the Madras High Court against exorbitant ticket charges collected by a section of cinema theatres during big releases starring top actors in the...
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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan prepares to file plea in ICJ 7.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Pakistan has started the process to file its plea in response to India’s memorial (representation) submitted in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the death sentence of Indian national ...
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Woman drags father-in-law to police station for toilet at home 1.10.2017 deccanherald.com
A woman, battling humiliation in the absence of a toilet at her home, dragged her father-in-law to the police station and allegedly forced him to sign a bond that he would get one constructed soon. The incident took place at Cheggan Neura village in Minapur block of Bihars Muzaffarpur district. The officer-in-charge of womens police station in Muzaffarpur, Jyoti told PTI that the woman had submitted a written complaint on September 25 against her father-in-law and brother-in-law for turning a deaf ear to her constant pleas for a toilet. Because of this hardship, she would come to her marital home only when her husband returned from his workplace in Tamil Nadu. She used to again shift to her fathers house after he went back to his place of work. Finding no solution to her woes, she gave a written complaint to the police against her father-in-law and brother-in-law. On the basis of it, the police called the two accused to the police station on September 26, Jyoti said. The two relented before police and ...
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Pak summons Indian envoy over alleged firing on LoC 27.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Pakistan summoned Indias acting Deputy High Commissioner here to condemn the alleged "ceasefire violation" today along the Line of Control by Indian forces, in which a Pakistani man was killed. Pakistans Foreign Office (FO) said in a statement that Indian forces resorted to firing in Kotli/Nikial Sector, which killed a 22-year-old man in Balakot village and injured four people, including three women. Pakistan "condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violation" which India was committing "despite calls for restraint," the FO said. "The deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and international human rights and humanitarian laws," it said. The FO urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 ceasefire arrangement, investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations, instruct its forces to respect the ceasefire, in letter and spirit, and maintain peace on the LoC and working boundary. Pakistan also urged India to permit the UN Military Observer Group in India and ...
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Update for the online era 21.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
For tighter provisions against ‘indecent’ portrayal of women
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HC notice to State on buildings on river bed 20.9.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
A division bench of the Hyderabad High Court comprising Acting Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganthan and Justice Uma Devi on Tuesday ordered notices to AP government to respond to the allegation of illegal ...
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Rebel MLAs 'distanced' themselves from AIADMK: Speaker 19.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The 18 dissident AIADMK MLAs were disqualified as they "distanced" themselves from their party and fell "into the control of persons outside their party" besides aligning with the DMK, Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal has held while holding that they had "voluntarily given up their membership" of the AIADMK.
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India's first centre for Animal Law opened in Hyderabad 15.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
Nalsar University of Law here has established India’s first Centre for Animal law. Union minister for Women and Child development Maneka Gandhi inaugurated the centre at the Shamirpet campus on Friday.Humane Society International will also play an important role in the functioning of the centre by steering and coordinate its activities.The centre will create curriculum on animal welfare laws, including developing topics for research. It will also conduct workshops on animal laws and animal welfare issues with judicial magistrates, animal welfare advocates, law enforcement agencies and other
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India's first centre for Animal Law opens in Hyderabad 15.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
Nalsar University of Law here has established India’s first Centre for Animal law. Union minister for Women and Child development Maneka Gandhi inaugurated the centre at the Shamirpet campus on Friday.Humane Society International will also play an important role in the functioning of the centre by steering and coordinate its activities.The centre will create curriculum on animal welfare laws, including developing topics for research. It will also conduct workshops on animal laws and animal welfare issues with judicial magistrates, animal welfare advocates, law enforcement agencies and other
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Parties call for hybrid electoral system 11.9.2017 Hindu: National
BJP yet to submit views to House panel
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BRICS Leaders Xiamen Declaration: Full text 4.9.2017 TOI: India
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