Daily Archives: September 29, 2018

J&K panchayats to get more financial powers

They will get Rs. 4,335 crore in Central grants The financial powers of the panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir are being enhanced 10 times from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 1 lakh, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. The panchayat polls in the State would pave the way for …

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317 child marriages in Assam during 2017-18: Minister

Assam has witnessed a 10-fold rise in child marriages since 2015-16 with 317 instances recorded during 2017-18, said Social Welfare Minister Pramila Rani Brahma in the Assembly on Friday. Kamrup district with 59 such instances this year topped the list.PTI Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/317-child-marriages-in-assam-during-2017-18-minister/article25076623.ece

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Deity has no fundamental rights: judge

A deity in a temple does not have constitutional rights, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud wrote in his separate opinion. Fundamental rights are meant for individuals, not deities or idols. Justice Chandrachud was countering arguments that the right to preserve the celibacy of the deity in the Sabarimala temple is a “protected …

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‘India can choose local partner to build Gripen’

Swedish Air chief on tech transfer If India chooses the Gripen fighter jet, then the choice of the private Indian company to partner with Sweden’s SAAB to build the aircraft should be the Indian Government’s and “nobody else’s”, Swedish Air Force chief Major General Mats Eric Helgesson said on Thursday. …

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All women may pray at Sabarimala

The Supreme Court dismissed the argument that the prohibition was an essential part of religion. The Chief Justice said the inclusion of women, rather than their exclusion, is the essential part of the Hindu religion. ‘Nature not changed’ “By allowing women to enter Sabarimala temple for offering prayers, it cannot …

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