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PM should explain his meeting with CJP: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD, Mar 30: Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) supreme leader Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi should explain his meeting with Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar. In reply to a question, before attending accountability court proceedings, about Justice Nisar’s reported remarks that a supplicant had knocked at the door […]

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  Lawyers’ body concerned over issues raised by SC judge Chelameswar

  New Delhi, Mar 30:A lawyers’ body has expressed grave concern over the issues raised by Supreme Court’s senior-most judge Justice J Chelameswar in a letter to the Chief Justice of India urging him to convene a full court to deal with the alleged executive interference in judiciary. “The letter of Justice Chelameswar reveals direct […]

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Paper leak: CBSE shares exam centre details with cops

New Delhi, Mar 30 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has submitted to the police details of the examination centres sought by its Crime Branch, which is investigating the leaks of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers. The police had sought details of the examination centres, their superintendents and the contacts […]

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Ram Navami clash: Imam loses son, appeals for peace

Asansol (WB), Mar 30 : An Imam here, who has lost his son in the violent incidents over Ram Navami celebrations, has urged the people not to make it an issue and restore peace in the area. “I have lost my son. I have not lodged any police complaint. Do not make it an issue. […]

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SC judge red flags Centre’s interference, asks CJI to convene full court

SC judge red flags Centre’s interference, asks CJI to convene full court

New Delhi, Mar 29 : Senior-most Supreme Court judge, Justice J Chelameswar, has shot off a letter to the Chief Justice of India (CJI) asking him to consider convening a full court to take up the issue of alleged executive interference in judiciary. Justice Chelameswar, in his letter written on March 21, cautioned that “the […]

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CPI backs Mamata’s stand on Cong’s inclusion in anti-BJP front

CPI backs Mamata’s stand on Cong’s inclusion in anti-BJP front

Hyderabad, Mar 29 :The CPI has backed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s stand favouring inclusion of the Congress in a front to take on the BJP in the general elections next year. On the Trinamool Congress leader’s efforts to forge opposition unity, the Communist Party of India general secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy said electoral […]

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Anna Hazare ends fast after six days

Anna Hazare ends fast after six days

New Delhi, Mar 29 :  Social activist Anna Hazare today ended his six-day fast at Ramlila Maidan here, saying he has been assured by the government that appointments of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in the states would be made soon. Hazare said that he was giving the government six months time till August […]

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Pak displays all records of Bhagat Singh’s case file

Pak displays all records of Bhagat Singh’s case file

Lahore, Mar 29 : Eighty-seven years after Bhagat Singh was hanged for the murder of a British police officer, Pakistan today displayed all records of the legendary freedom fighter’s case file and his comrades, a step appreciated by the civil society and rights activists. Early this week, Pakistan’s Punjab government had displayed some of the […]

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Too many leaks, the ‘chowkidar’ is weak: Rahul

Too many leaks, the ‘chowkidar’ is weak: Rahul

New Delhi, Mar 29 : Congress president Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi again, going into rhyme over the series of leaks, including CBSE board papers, to say that the “chowkidar” was weak. The BJP rejected the charge, saying the Congress chief was referring to the UPA rule. “Rahul Gandhi is remembering his […]

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BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha meet Mamata

BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha meet Mamata

New Delhi, Mar 28:  Disgruntled BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha today met West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, and appreciated her efforts to bring together all regional forces against the Modi government ahead of coming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections. Banerjee, who has been meeting leaders of various opposition […]