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Triple Talaq Important, Will Hear It During Summer Vacation: Supreme Court
30.03.17 17:43 as General - team pt

A decision on the legality of triple talaq - the practice of Muslim men to divorce their wives by saying talaq thrice, is crucial and a five-judge Constitution Bench will sit during the summer vacation to examine the issue, the Supreme Court said today.
 
The Supreme ...
  


Delhi HC orders retrial in five 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases
29.03.17 05:02 as Courts - team pt

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday ordered retrial in five 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases in which all the accused were acquitted in 1986.
 
A bench of Justices Gita Mittal and Anu Malhotra also issued showcause notices to all the accused asking why the case against them ...
  


SC directs all HCs to install cameras in Distt Courts on experimental basis
28.03.17 23:51 as Supreme Court - team pt

NEW DELHI: In a fresh bid to ensure judicial accountability, the Supreme Court has decided to test the waters for allowing cameras in court rooms.

A bench comprising justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and U.U. Lalit directed all 24 high courts to install cameras in at least ...
  


Who will be India's next President? Shiv Sena picks RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for top job
27.03.17 18:30 as RSS/BJP - TEAM PT

Once again, the Shiv Sena has thrown a googly in the Presidential election poll highlighting the name of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat as a candidate for the President of India post.
 
The Shiv Sena on Monday said that Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan ...
  


Azam Khan demands nationwide ban on animal slaughter; 'Muslims should stop eating meat'
27.03.17 05:46 as UP - team pt

Demanding uniformity in laws, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Monday stated that there should be a nationwide ban on slaughter of animals.

A nine-time MLA and former minister in the Akhilesh Yadav government, Azam Khan has demanded a ban on cow slaughter all across India ...
  


Aadhaar Not Mandatory For Social Schemes: Supreme Court
27.03.17 04:34 as Supreme Court - team pt

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today made it clear that Aadhaar cards cannot be made mandatory by the government and its agencies for extending benefits of social welfare schemes. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K ...
  


Kejriwal put on trial in defamation case filed by Arun Jaitley, hearing from May 20
25.03.17 16:38 as Courts - TEAM PT

The Delhi Patiala House Court has given a big blow to the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by putting him on a trial in the defamation case against the current Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. He will now have to justify his comments on Arun Jaitley and ...
  


After CM Adityanath’s cleanliness push; UP minister picks up broom, cleans office
24.03.17 20:00 as UP - TEAM PT

A day after UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath emphasised on cleanliness, his cabinet colleague Upendra Tiwari on Thursday picked up a broom to clean his office in the state legislature, pictures of which were shared on social media.
 
Armed with a broom and a mop, the ...
  


Amarinder asks PM Modi for Special One-time Farm Loan Waiver Package
22.03.17 04:24 as PM - TEAM PT

PUNJAB CHIEF MINISTER Captain Amarinder Singh has called for a special central government package to provide one-time loan waiver to the beleaguered, debt-ridden farmers of his state.
 
Captain Amarinder made the request at a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Parliament House here on ...
  


Punjab's red beacon ban makes Haryana, HP ministers, MLAs, MPs angry
20.03.17 09:18 as Government - PT Bureau

CHANDIGARH: The much-hailed decision of the Punjab Cabinet to ban red beacon lights on vehicles used by MLAs, ministers and officers has created a rather peculiar situation for MLAs, MPs, officers and other VIPs in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and even the Union Territory of Chandigarh ...
  



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