User: avyakto Topic: Torture
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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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Jobless man kills sister-in-law, toddler in Navi Mumbai 11.9.2019 DNA
The accused, identified as Suresh Chavan, was arrested on Monday night, the same day he committed the crime.
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Ahmedabad: Teen stabs grandfather, mother helps him 8.9.2019 DNA
As per police official, the incident took place in the Monogram Chawl of Rakhiyal area and the deceased is identified as Harikesh Sinh, a resident of Rakhiyal.
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Demand for smaller states growing 30.8.2019 Assam Times
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Uber announces new 24x7 safety helpline for Indian users 27.8.2019 DNA
The new helpline number can be accessed from the Uber app's 'shield' icon.
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How Ram Lalla became a party to the Ayodhya dispute – and who might actually benefit from it 19.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Supreme Court last week began hearing the appeal in the Babri Masjid-Ayodhya civil suits.
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When the new business in your neighbourhood spoils your peace 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Zoning laws, that classify lands within a municipality as residential, commercial, mixed and more, are rarely followed in Chennai and many residents continue to suffer as commercial establishments mushroom in their once-quiet neighbourhood. It's perhaps time for citizens to wake up and raise their voices.
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Sedition law will not be scrapped, Centre tells Rajya Sabha 3.7.2019 Scroll.in
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said the law was necessary to ‘effectively combat anti-national, secessionist and terrorist elements’.
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Submit reports on political violence and doctors’ agitation, Centre tells Mamata Banerjee government 15.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Ministry of Home Affairs told the West Bengal government to investigate incidents of violence and bring culprits to book.
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Full text: Lawyers condemn detention of women protesting against SC panel’s decision to clear CJI 8.5.2019 Scroll.in
The Women in Criminal Law Association called the detention of protestors ‘blatantly illegal’.
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Full text: SC must follow procedure on inquiry into allegation against CJI, say women lawyers 26.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Women in Criminal Law Association said the presence of only sitting judges on the present committee raises a legitimate apprehension of bias.
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Allegations against CJI: Over 250 women ask Supreme Court to conduct fair and impartial inquiry 24.4.2019 Scroll.in
In a letter to the top court, the signatories said Ranjan Gogoi should refrain from transacting official duties till the investigation against him is over.
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Complaint against Mehbooba over 'seditious' tweet 16.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Complaint against Mehbooba over 'seditious' tweet
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Centre rejected EC’s request for power to cancel or postpone polls due to voter bribery: The Wire 2.4.2019 Scroll.in
The poll body first wrote to the government on June 6, 2016, seeking an amendment to the Representation of the People Act, 1951.
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Renters in England can now sue landlords over mouldy, cold or noisy properties 1.4.2019 Scroll.in
Previous laws gave tenants very little protection – but now landlords could face court if they don't keep their properties in good repair.
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Incorrect land classification 29.3.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Your property-related legal queries answered by S.C. RAGHURAM, Partner, RANK Associates, a Chennai-based law firm
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General election to 17th Lok Sabha, 2019 and State Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim 2019 - Media Coverage during the period referred to in Section 126 of RP Act, 1951. 23.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
            The Schedule for holding general election to the 17th Lok Sabha 2019 and Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim 2019 has been announced on 10th March, 2019.
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Modi, OBC parties, populism: Historian Gyan Prakash on why Emergency explains modern Indian politics 26.1.2019 Scroll.in
An interview with the author of ‘Emergency Chronicles’, which is a deep dive into the time when India suspended democracy.
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IBBI publishes Revised Syllabus and other details of Valuation Examinations 1.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Central Government notified the commencement of Section 247 (relating to valuers) of the Companies Act, 2013 with effect from 18thOctober, 2017. It also notified the Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017 on 18thOctober, 2017.
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What a Honduran teen’s trauma says about tackling of sexual assault cases in US immigrant centres 30.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
A ProPublica probe reveals that police are quickly – and with little investigation – closing the cases.
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