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DMK's Kanimozhi to move bill to abolish death penalty

India should implement a moratorium on death penalty, said DMK leader and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi. Reacting to the hanging of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon, Kanimozhi said she would move a private member resolution and private member's bill in the Rajya Sabha to abolish death penalty. "Over 150 countries in the world have abolished death penalty. The UN General Assembly has repeatedly urged countries to abolish this practice. As the Law Commission is debating the issue, ..., 2 months ago

Opp to strategise on Parliament session at Sonia's Iftar

With the Modi government battling propriety issues over the Lalit Modi row and the furore on Vyapam scam, leaders of "like-minded" parties will meet for Congress president Sonia Gandhi's Iftar dinner on Monday where they are likely to deliberate on the strategy for Parliament session beginning July 21. With the 'who's who' of anti-Bharatiya Janata Party politics expected to be present, considerable significance is being attached to the get-together ahead of the Monsoon Session, which is likely ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Sonia to host Iftar today; anti-BJP strategy on the menu as well  Rediff.com2 months ago
Woman's Era

Is marriage consent for rape

Following controversial comments made by minister of state for home affairs, Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary in Parliament recently, a debate on marital rape has sparked in the country. In a reply to a question asked by DMK's Kanimozhi, asking the ...
 Woman's Era1 month ago

Special court has jurisdiction to try all 2G cases: Supreme Court

New Delhi: The special court hearing the 2G spectrum allocations case has the authority to try any offence—whether under corruption law or not—as long as it is related to the 2G case, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. A three-judge bench ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago Supreme Court dismisses Essar promoters plea in 2G case  Financial Express1 week ago 2G case: SC reserves verdict on Essar's joint trial plea  Livemint.com2 weeks ago
Asia Times Online

Leggings caught in Indian moral issue, what next?

Asia Times News & Features, South Asia One of the most humiliating questions that the police in India routinely ask a molested woman or girl is whether she had dressed provocatively. And provocation may well lie in the eyes of the beholder. What ...
 Asia Times Online1 week ago
India Today

Law panel to submit report next week on to retain death sentence or not

The Indian Law Commission will submit its report to the Supreme Court of India next week, on whether or not capital punishment should be retained. Picture for representation Days after its consultation process saw a majority opposing ...
 India Today1 month ago Should India retain the death penalty? Law panel report next week  Indian Express1 month ago To retain death sentence or not: Law panel report next week  Financial Express1 month ago Law panel to submit report over retention of death sentence next week  Jagran Post1 month ago
Times of Oman

My Tweet on Hanging had no Direct Bearing on Memon: Tharoor

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Shashi Tharoor MP on Sunday clarified that his tweet on death penalty was not about the Yakub Memon case in particular, at a function held at Government Central High School, Attakkulangara. He said it was the Supreme Court's ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago No death penalty even for terrorists, says Tharoor  Times of Oman2 months ago

Lalu-Mulayam-Mamata-Mayawati absence makes Sonia's iftar a political miss

Sonia Gandhi's iftar was meant to be a powerful show of unity of Opposition parties to take on the Modi Sarkar, but that was not to be... Sheela Bhatt/, who attended the iftar discovers that the Congress has found little breathing space in the year after its 2014 debacle. Image: Nitish Kumar, facing camera, and Sharad Pawar, back to the camera, at Sonia Gandhi's table at the iftar the Congress Party president hosted on July 13. Photograph: PTI Photo As Congress Party President Sonia ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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