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  • Delimitation in J&K not until next Census
    New Delhi, January 24 (IANS): The delimitation plan for the newly-created Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir may be shelved until next year when the Census is held, a move that may delay the Assembly election too.   Top official sources told…
  • TN Public Service Commission bans 99 exam scamsters for life
    Chennai, January 24 (IANS): The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) on Friday said it has banned 99 persons from writing its recruitment exams for life, for indulging in malpractices in the Group IV recruitment exam.   In a statement…
  • SC seeks concrete steps for de-criminalisation of politics
    New Delhi, January 24 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Friday said that some concrete steps should be taken to keep criminal elements out of politics.   A bench, headed by Justice R.F. Nariman and comprising Justice S. Ravindra Bhat, expressed concern…
  • No blanket ban on NSA: SC cites arson in anti-CAA stir
    New Delhi, January 24 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea challenging the imposition of the National Security Act (NSA) in few states and the national capital amid anti-CAA protests.   A bench headed by Justice Arun…
  • Like R-Day parade ban, stop performances by elephants: PETA
    New Delhi, January 24 (IANS): Citing the precedent of the Defence Ministry prohibiting the use of elephants during the Republic Day parade, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has asked the Union Government to add elephants to…
  • Arbitrary or excessive tax is also social injustice: CJI
    New Delhi, January 24 (IANS): Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Friday said tax evasion is an injustice to fellow Indian citizens but arbitrary or excessive tax also results in social injustice by the government.   His observation gains…
  • Heartening to see people's belief in Constitution: Mukherjee
    Heartening to see people's belief in Constitution: Mukherjee
    New Delhi, January 23 (IANS) Referring to the agitation against the new citizenship law, former President Pranab Mukherjee, here on Thursday, said it was heartening to see people raising their voices and asserting their belief in the Constitution.…
  • Centre to SC: Saying separatists are not bad elements is wrong
    New Delhi, Janùary 23 (IANS) The Centre told the Supreme Court on Thursday it was wrong to say that separatists are not bad elements, while defending the decision to revoke the provisions of Article 370 which gave special status to the erstwhile…
  • ''India heading for second Partition'': BJP leader warns Modi
    New Delhi, January 23 (IANS) On the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chndra Bose, his grandson and BJP''s Bengal unit Vice President Chandra Kumar Bose dropped a bombshell. Without naming the Citizenship Amendment Act, Bose said that the nation is…
  • Checking on friends and missing class: protests bring fear to India's campuses
    Checking on friends and missing class: protests bring fear to India's campuses
     People walk inside a damaged library of the Jamia Millia Islamia university after police entered the university campus on the previous day, following a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan…
  • Go wherever you want: Nitish to Pavan Varma
    Go wherever you want: Nitish to Pavan Varma
    New Delhi, January 23 (PTI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday took umbrage at his senior party leader Pavan Varma for going public with reservations about the Janata Dal-United’s support to Citizenship (Amendment) Act and tie-up with…
  • Those in power are real tukde tukde gang: Chidambaram
    New Delhi, January 23 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday blamed the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, a day after India slipped 10 places in the Democracy Index, and said democracy has been "eroded and those who are in power are the real tukde…
  • Netaji opposed 'divisive politics' of Hindu Mahasabha: Mamata
    Darjeeling, January 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday regretted that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary was yet to be declared as a national holiday, as she criticised the BJP-led NDA government for not…
  • Death sentence cannot remain open-ended, says Supreme Court
    New Delhi, January 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said the finality of death sentence is extremely important and a convict should not be under the impression, as recent events indicate, that it remains open-ended, which leads to its…
  • A general view of Mumbai's central financial district, India, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo
    Mumbai bets on all-night shopping to lift India's economy
    A general view of Mumbai's central financial district, India, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo   MUMBAI, January 22 (Reuters) - Residents of Mumbai will be able to shop and dine out until dawn from late this month as the…
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