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Jammu bar association shows no enthusiasm on appointment of interlocutor

Jammu: Jammu High Court Bar Association (JHCBA) today displayed lack of enthusiasm over the Centre’s appointment of former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma as the special representative in Jammu and Kashmir. “We will neither oppose nor welcome it (Centre’s decision). We feel appointment of a person of political wisdom and experience would have been a better choice,” […]

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DU behaving like ostrich: HC on threats to law faculty professors

New Delhi: The Delhi University is behaving like an ostrich by “sticking its head in the sand” instead of taking action against a law student accused of intimidating teachers on several occasions, Delhi High Court said today. “There is complete lawlessness and you have stuck your head in the sand like an ostrich,” a bench […]

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No stage, loudspeaker at Chhat Puja ground: HC

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today asked the police to ensure that no one uses stage and loudspeaker at a South Delhi ground for Chhat Puja by two organisers and maintain law and order. The court said that public address system should be used only by the police to address the large number of […]

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Abdul Karim Lala Telgi: End of a notorious career

Bengaluru: Abdul Karim Lala Telgi will continue to remain as one of the most notorious scamsters in the annals of the country’s criminal history.He exploited the official administrative machinery thereby exposing the vulnerability of the nexus between the underworld hardcore criminals and the officials in various departments and politicians of all hues. Abdul Karim Lala […]

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Opposition to observe 1st anniv of demonetisation as ‘Black Day’

New Delhi: Several opposition parties today announced that they would observe November 8, the first anniversary of demonetisation, as ‘Black Day’ and would hold protests across the country to highlight its “ill-effects” on the economy. Announcing the decision at a joint press conference of the opposition coordination committee, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha […]

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50 new ITBP posts along China border: HM

Greater Noida: The government is considering building 50 more ITBP posts along the India-China border and using technology to ensure a round-the-year temperature of 20 degrees Celsius in all its high-altitude bases, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today. Addressing jawans and officers of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) during its 56th Raising Day celebrations here,Singh announced […]

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Foundation for Dassault-Reliance aerospace park to be laid this week

New Delhi: French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation and Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Aerospace Ltd will this week lay the foundation stone of an aerospace park which will manufacture aircraft components for the Indian and the global market. French Defence Minister Florence Parlay, top officials of Dassualt Aviation and Chairman of Reliance Group Anil D Ambaniare scheduled to […]

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Goa to host LGBT parade on Oct 28

Panaji: Goa is all set to hold its first ever LGBT parade – Goa Rainbow Pride Walk 2017- on October 28 here. According to an organiser, the initiative is aimed at raising awareness about the rights of the LGBT community. In the parade that will be taken out from the Old Secretariat to Miramar beach […]

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Benefit of ‘shoddy’ probe must be given to accused: Court

New Delhi: The benefit of “shoddy” probe has to be given to the accused, a Delhi court has said while acquitting a man of the charges of stalking a woman and making threatening calls to her. Metropolitan Magistrate Niti Phutela, while acquitting the man, a Bihar native, who was accused of making abusive calls to her […]

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MGP should first pull out its ministers from Goa cabinet: Shiv Sena

Panaji: A day after the MGP, which is apart of the BJP-led dispensation in Goa, expressed unhappiness over the functioning of the state government, the Shiv Sena today termed it as a “joke” and said the party should first pull out its ministers from the Manohar Parrikar-led cabinet. The Maharashtra wadi Gomantak Party (MGP) has […]