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SC asks search panel to recommend names for Lokpal by Feb end

On Thursday, The Supreme Court requested the search committee to recommend the name of Lokpal and its members by February end and submit the list for consideration to the Selection Committee. The apex court will hear the matter next on March 7. The search committee is headed by former apex court judge Ranjana Prakash Desai. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the Centre to provide the search committee requisite infrastructure and manpower to enable it to complete its work. The beach comprises of Justices L N Rao and…

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1984 Anti -Sikh Riots: Supreme Court takes up Sajjan Kumar’s plea against conviction

The winter chill has set in but the political heat in Delhi is rising. On Monday, The Supreme Court issued a notice to the CBI on former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s appeal against his conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S K Kaul also issued notice on Kumar’s bail plea. A 73-year-old Sajjan Kumar surrender in the local court on December 31st, 2018 to serve a life term for the “remainder of his natural life” for killing five…

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Ayodhya Case Hearing Adjourned Till January 29 After Judge Exits Case

Today, the Supreme Court has adjourned the Ayodhya case hearing after the exit of one of the five judges in the constitution bench. Justice UU Lalit recused himself saying he had been a lawyer in a related case. The Supreme Court will take up the Ayodhya case on January 29th. The bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will then decide on a schedule and the frequency of hearings in the case. The other judges which are included in the case are Justice S. A. Bobde, Justice NV Ramana and…

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Rajya Sabha Passes the 10% Quota Bill for General Category

After the Lok Sabha passed the Amendment Bill on Tuesday, Rajya Sabha also passed the same on Wednesday guaranteeing 10% quota in education and government jobs for the ‘economically weak’ people across castes and religions. The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill was introduced by Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot, who later in his reply said that the existing reservation to the SCs, STs and OBCs would not be touched by the amendment. The bill was passed with 165 members supporting it and 7 members opposing it. Prime Minister Narendra…

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Government to introduced Aadhaar Amendment bill

The Union law Minister of India Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad will introduce the Aadhaar amendment bill today in the Lok Sabha under the Aadhaar Act, The telegraph act and the prevention of money laundering Act (PMLA). The amendments which were approved by the cabinet in the mid of December would permit the voluntary use of Aadhaar for mobile SIM card and bank account authentications, as well as allow children who turn 18 to opt-out of the system. Another Supreme court’s   Aadhaar Amendment Bill continues the government’s push to establish a…

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Triple Talaq is not about Religion: Says Government

After the long holiday for Christmas, on Thursday the Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad passed the triple talaq bill for discussion. “Triple Talaq” is the practice of Muslim men instantly divorcing their wives by uttering “Talaq” thrice which is a punishable offence. Many countries like Pakistan has banned triple talaq and introduced a Civil Code. The Government has proposed various laws regarding “Triple Talaq”. The law makes “triple talaq” an offence with a jail term of up to three years and a fine for the husband, and makes the…

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Sabarimala Case: CPI (M) and BJP hand in glove to stir violence

Mullappally Ramachandran who is the president of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has alleged that the that the Kerala and the Tamil Nadu units of the CPI (M) had the plan to facilitate the Chennai-based Manithi team which comprises of 11 women trying to enter the Sabarimala temple on December 23. In a conference which was held on December 24 in Kozikhode, Mullappally Ramachandran said that CPI (M) – led Left Democratic Front government in the State had been staging this sort of drama five times since the Supreme Court…

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