Daily World Special: Haryana wants 3 months extension for DGP Sandhu; decides to recommend case to Centre

Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh Close on the heels of Punjab DGP Suresh Arora getting a 3-month extension in service after his superannuation, the Haryana Government has decided to recommend the extension of Haryana DGP B S Sandhu who is due to retire on September 30. A top Haryana government officer informed Daily World that Sandhu’s […]

Anti-defection law not applicable in PresidentÔÇÖs election

By Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh The provisions of anti-defection law as described under Tenth Schedule of the Constitution of India are not applicable in the elections for the office of President, Vice-President or Rajya Sabha. According to the clarifications issued by the Election Commission of India, voting or not voting as per free will in […]

SC bans liquor shops on national, state highways across India

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today ordered a ban on all liquor shops on national as well as state highways across the country and made it clear that licenses of existing shops will not be renewed after March 31 next year. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur also directed that all […]

Pakistan SC issues notice to Sharif, others in corruption case

Islamabad:┬á Pakistan’s Supreme Court todayissued notice to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks case, acting on petitions seeking his disqualification over alleged corruption and illegally possessing assets abroad. The court heard several petitions, including by Imran Khan of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, which accused Sharif and his family members of […]

SC notice to Tej Pratap triggers verbal duel in Bihar

ePaper Version: DHEERAJ KUMAR / Patna:┬áThe Supreme Court`s notice to Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav in Siwan journalist murder case triggered a verbal duel between Yadav and main opposition BJP on Friday. While remarking that he has full respect for the Supreme Court, Mr. Yadav, the eldest son of RJD Chief Lalu Prasad said that […]

Supreme Court refuses to revisit its verdict on anti-defection law

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to revisit its two-decade-old verdict on the anti-defection law holding that an elected or nominated member of Parliament of a political party is bound by its whip even after expulsion. “Though we have heard the matter at length, we are not answering the question,” a three-judge bench comprising […]