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Sex determination tests: tech giants under SC scanner

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday condemned giant search engines, including Google,Yahoo and Microsoft for not adhering to Indian laws by permitting online advertisement of sex determination tests prohibited in India. Please like & share: Read More »

India, China to discuss ‘friction points’ like NSG, Azhar

NEW DELHI: India and China will hold their first Strategic Dialogue on February 22 in Beijing during which the two sides will discuss key issues of mutual “concern and interest” including “friction points” such as Masood Azhar and NSG. Please like & share: Read More »

Sasikala sent to Bengaluru jail

PTI BENGALURU/CHENNAI All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief V K Sasikala Wednesday returned to Bengaluru central jail after she surrendered before a court, a day after the Supreme Court restored her conviction in the disproportionate assets (DA) case and ordered she serve the remainder of her four-year prison term immediately. Sasikala, 60, turned up before special court judge ... Read More »

Modi slams SP on home turf, makes fun of alliance with Cong

PTI KANNAUJ (UP) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday slammed the ruling Samajwadi Party for its pre-poll alliance with Congress, likening it to a movie in which rivals befriend each other after the “interval”. Addressing an election rally here, he said Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav does not know how “cunning Congress people are” and reminded him about an “assassination ... Read More »

Centre to HCs: take decision on undertrials

NEW DELHI Expressing concern over the increasing number of undertrial prisoners in jails across the country, the government has urged the high courts to take suo motu action for their release after they complete half of their likely term. Section 436A of the CrPC provides that if an undertrial has completed half of the likely term he is likely to ... Read More »

Maneka Gandhi urges schools to eliminate corporal punishment

IANS NEW DELHI Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday urged schools to eliminate corporal punishment by following the guidelines issued by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). The NCPCR under the authority of the Union WCD Ministry has developed and issued guidelines for eliminating corporal punishment in schools. “Corporal punishment has been banned under ... Read More »

Hindu group protests against Kashmir book at Agartala fair

IANS AGARTALA Tripura’s Information and Cultural Affairs Minister Bhanulal Saha on Wednesday said the government will not tolerate protests at a book fair, after a Hindutva group shouted slogans and demonstrated against a book on Jammu and Kashmir at the fair. Around 20 people belonging to ‘Tripura Vivekananda Juba Sena’ shouted and carried the national flag inside the Agartala Book ... Read More »

Sasikala’s political aspirations end; SC convicts her in DA case

NEW DELHI/CHENNAI: The Supreme Court Tuesday restored AIADMK chief V K Sasikala’s conviction in a disproportionate assets case and sent her back to jail, making her bid to become chief minister of Tamil Nadu short-lived and sparking a fresh battle for power in the ruling party. Please like & share: Read More »

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