Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searches former Samajwadi Party MP’s premises in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday searched the premises of former Samajwadi Party MP Ateeq Ahmad and others in Allahabad and Lucknow in a case related to the abduction and assault of a businessman, officials here said. The searches are being conducted at six places in the two Uttar Pradesh cities, they said, adding that […]

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Supreme Court verdict moral victory for rebel MLAs: B S Yeddyurappa

New Delhi: Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa Wednesday welcomed the Supreme court order on the political crisis, asserting that it was a “moral victory” for the rebel MLAs, whose resignations have pushed the ruling Congress-JDS coalition to the brink of collapse. Yeddyurappa underlined that the political parties cannot issue a whip to the 15 […]

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Rajya Sabha needs to discuss powers of judiciary, legislature and

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said the House needs to discuss the powers and limitations of the three-pillars of democracy — judiciary, legislature and executive — as a member made a strong case for an all-India examination for selection of judges in high courts and the Supreme Court. Raising the […]

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Karnataka crisis: Supreme Court agrees to hear plea of 5 more rebel MLAs on Tuesday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear a plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly speaker to accept their resignation. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohtagi, […]

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Supreme Court allows 10 rebel Karnataka MLAs to meet Speaker, asks him to take decision during the day

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed 10 rebel MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka to meet the assembly Speaker at 6 pm to convey to him their decision to resign. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to decide on the resignation of the MLAs during the […]

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10 rebel Karnataka MLAs of Congress and JD(S) move Supreme Court

New Delhi: Ten rebel Karnataka MLAs of Congress and JD(S) Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, alleging that the Assembly Speaker has been deliberately not accepting their resignations. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the rebel MLAs, and assured him that it […]

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Supreme Court convicts 12 persons in former Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya. murder case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court convicted 12 persons on Friday in the 2003 murder case of former Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya. The apex court allowed the appeals of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Gujarat government challenging the high court order by which the convicts were absolved of the murder charge in […]

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Supreme Court fixes plea challenging Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s election for final disposal on Jul 23

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday fixed for final disposal a plea challenging the election of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to the state assembly for alleged non-disclosure of pending criminal cases against him in the nomination papers. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose said that it […]

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US Presidents Donald Trump administration decides not to include citizenship question in 2020 Census

New Delhi: The Trump administration has dropped a controversial plan to add a question about citizenship status on the 2020 census, marking a major victory for civil rights groups who argued that such a move would deter immigrants from taking part in the once-a-decade population count. The Trump administration’s decision comes just days after the […]

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Supreme Court dismisses PIL to earmark Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as LS seats

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to earmark and declare Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as parliamentary seats. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on former RAW official Ram Kumar Yadav for filing the petition and termed […]

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