Bengal SEC fixes April 23 for filing of panchayat poll nominations

Kolkata, April 21 : Acting on a Calcutta High Court order, the West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday fixed April 23 as the extended deadline for filing of nomination papers for the coming panchayat polls in the state, an official notification said. According to the notification, nominations can be filed between 11 a.m. and […]

Naidu ‘unhappy’ over publicity for impeachment motion details

New Delhi, April 21 : Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu, who is examining an impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, is learnt to have asked the Secretariat of the upper house of Parliament to see if there is a precedent on opposition members giving out details of such a motion to […]

Congress hits back at Jaitley over revenge jibe

New Delhi, April 21 : The Congress on Saturday hit back at Union Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks terming the impeachment move of opposition members as a “revenge petition”, saying it is important to be “right” than to be on the “right side of powers”. In a series of tweets, Congress Communications incharge Randeep […]

Opposition move to impeach CJI suicidal, dangerous: Legal luminaries

By Pramod Kumar New Delhi, April 21 : Several legal luminaries and a constitutional expert on Saturday decried the opposition’s move to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, describing it as “unfortunate”, “suicidal” and “dangerous”. Former Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur dubbed the situation “unfortunate”, while former Supreme Court Judge B. Sudershan Reddy […]

Pakistan court directs Interior Ministry to decide Indian Sikh woman’s fate

Islamabad, April 21 : The Lahore High Court directed Pakistan’s Interior Ministry on Saturday to decide within 30 days the fate of Indian Sikh woman pilgrim who converted to Islam, married a Lahore-based man and moved the court for citizenship and visa extension. Kiran Bala, a mother of three children from Punjab’s Hoshiarpur district, had […]

Death penalty for rapists of children: Maliwal to continue fast

[New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents an award to a civil servant during 12th Civil Services Day 2018 function in New Delhi on Saturday. Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Jitendra Singh is also seen. /PTI] New Delhi, April 21 : Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal, on […]