Constitution

Nirbhaya case convicts told to file mercy plea

Notice says they have exhausted all legal remedies; victim’s mother hopes for justice The Tihar jail administration has sent notices to the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case informing them that they have exhausted all legal remedies and are only left with the provision of applying for mercy before …

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EVMs being tampered with: Cong.

Releasing multiple videos of polling officials with electronic voting machines (EVMs) in a private hotel, a school bus without number plates carrying the machines and various persons approaching the strongrooms where the machines are kept, the Congress on Saturday accused the BJP of “an organised attempt to subvert the mandate” …

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Jaitley moots new federal bodies

Jaitley moots new federal bodies

Indian healthcare and agriculture sectors need a federal institution similar to the GST Council to coordinate State and Central policies and schemes, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. Speaking at the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Health Summit on Thursday, Mr. Jaitley said the GST Council, which comprised the Union and State …

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Horse-trading was going on: Governor

Horse-trading was going on Governor

Under attack from the Opposition for his decision to dissolve the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday claimed that “extensive horse-trading” was going on in the State and dismissed allegations that he was acting on the Centre’s directions.Maintaining that it would have been impossible for parties …

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Dharmapuri bus burning convicts set free

Governor clears request for release of 3 AIADMK men Three AIADMK men, serving life sentences for setting ablaze a bus in Dharmapuri resulting in the death of three girls of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), were granted remission and set free from the Vellore Central Prison on Monday. Jayalalithaa …

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Dharmapuri bus burning convicts set free

Governor clears request for release of 3 AIADMK men Three AIADMK men, serving life sentences for setting ablaze a bus in Dharmapuri resulting in the death of three girls of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), were granted remission and set free from the Vellore Central Prison on Monday. Jayalalithaa …

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Malik not to dissolve J&K Assembly

Keeping the window open for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik has said he will not dissolve the Assembly in December.“There is no issue with the Assembly. I don’t want to unnecessarily tinker with it. There is a reason for it. The elected people are still …

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SC to hear plea against Article 370 in April

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will hear in April a plea challenging the validity of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir, following a request by the State and the Centre.A Bench of Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and M.R. Shah said it will …

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SC to hear Article 370 plea in April

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will hear in April a plea challenging the validity of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir, following a request by the State and the Centre. Attorney General K.K. Venugopal sought adjournment on the ground that the …

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