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NIA can't probe Hadiya's marital status: SC

NIA can't probe Hadiya's marital status: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it clear that the National Investigation Agency cannot probe the marital status of a Kerala man and a woman, alleged to be a victim of 'love jihad', saying it was concerned about the choice of an adult to marry someone. The observation came when a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was informed by the NIA that it has made 'substantial progress' in its probe in the case as per the direction of the apex court. The bench, ..., 8 hours ago
SC begins hearing on Aadhaar, 6 days ago

Fodder scam: Lalu Yadav to be sentenced today

A special Central Bureau of Investigation court will be pronouncing the quantum of sentence for former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad who has been convicted in a fodder scam case.On December 23, the Rashtriya Janata Dal chief along with 14 others was found guilty by the court while seven accused including former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra were acquitted.Lalu has been convicted in one of the cases of the fodder scam, wherein Rs 900 crore from the Bihar ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Plea filed seeking CBI probe into Kamala Mills fire

A plea has been filed in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday demanding a CBI probe into the Kamala Mills fire tragedy.A huge fire had broken out at Kamla Mills compound in Lower Parel area of Mumbai in the early hours of Friday killing 14 people and injuring 21. The plea also sought a proper compensation to the kin of deceased and injured people.Meanwhile, the BMC issued an appeal in news papers to assist it in ongoing inquiry into the fire tragedy. The civic ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Yashwant Sinha seconds judges' mutiny

Former finance minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday said that he "stands firmly" with the four sitting judges of the Supreme Court, who went public with complaints against the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.Taking to Twitter, Sinha said that instead of criticising the judges, people should concentrate on the issues raised by them."The press conference of the four senior judges of Supreme Court was absolutely ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Innovations can't be killed under 'garb of privacy': Centre on Aadhaar

As the row over alleged breach of Aadhaar raged, the Centre on Thursday said innovations happening in the country cannot be killed under the 'garb of privacy' even as the scheme's architect Nandan Nilekani felt there was an 'orchestrated campaign' to malign it. Putting up a robust defence of the ambitious scheme of providing a 12-digit unique identity number to the citizens of the country, Union Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said finger print and iris data ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Transport strike in TN enters 3rd day

The indefinite strike by some transport unions in Tamil Nadu over wage-related issues, entered the third day on Saturday, even as the state government said 'many' staff were returning to work and expressed confidence that normal operations would resume on Sunday. State transport minister M R Vijayabaskar told a Tamil TV channel that despite the stir, 80 per cent buses were running. "Many are getting back to work considering the wage revision offered by us, besides ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Winter session ends, Centre says Congress stalled bill triple talaq

The Lok Sabha was on Friday adjourned sine die, bringing to an end the short winter session during which the House passed 12 bills, including the triple talaq legislation that seeks to criminalise instant divorce in the Muslim community. Announcing the adjournment, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the session, which commenced on December 15, had 13 sittings spread over 61 hours and 48 minutes. The House lost about 15 hours due to disruptions and adjournments.
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Muslim women can now travel for Haj without male guardian: PM  Rediff.com3 weeks ago Cabinet clears bill to criminalise instant triple talaq  Rediff.com1 month ago

Why India Inc overlooked overseas market for fundraising

A fundraising boom in the domestic market and tightening of the regulatory framework for overseas issues are responsible for this trend. This year may go down as one of the rare instances when India Inc did not make a single equity issuance in the overseas market. A fundraising boom in the domestic market and tightening of the regulatory framework for overseas issues are responsible for this trend.   While domestic fundraising has always been the preferred choice for India Inc, it was ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Delhi gets no respite from smog; entry of outside vehicles curbed

Dense smog continued to hung over Delhi and the National Capital Region for the fourth day on Friday, leaving people gasping for breath during the morning hours. According to the Meteorological department, the visibility remained at 1,000 metres at 5.30 am, but it dropped to 400 metres at 8.30 am. The minimum temperature settled at 13°C, one notch below the season's average. The humidity level recorded at 8.30 am was 93 per cent.   The department ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

All unwelcome physical contact not sexual harassment: HC

All unwelcome physical contact cannot be called sexual harassment unless it is in the nature of a sexually oriented behaviour, the Delhi high court has said. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, who made the observation, also said that even an accidental physical contact, though unwelcome, would not amount to sexual harassment.   "Similarly, a physical contact which has no undertone of a sexual nature and is not occasioned by the gender of the complainant may not ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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