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Barack Obama Condemns ‘Heinous Murder’ Of British Lawmaker

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Courtesy NDTV: WASHINGTON:  US President Barack Obama has spoken with the husband of British lawmaker Jo Cox, who was brutally killed by a man described as a far-right loner, and condemned the “heinous crime” while offering condolences to him. President Obama telephoned Brendan Cox yesterday from Air Force One, the White House said. “President Obama offered his sincere condolences on behalf ... Read More »

Unified Guidelines for LPG Distributorships

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Unified Guidelines for LPG Distributorships The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOPNG) is committed to provide clean fuel to all households in the country with key focus on rural and difficult areas. In this endeavor, strengthening supply chain of LPG distribution is one of the key initiatives of the Ministry. In this direction, after an elaborate and comprehensive review ... Read More »

Rulings by Judiciary be qualified by Science

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PANAJI: Sumitra Mohanty : Rulings by Judiciary be qualified by Science . Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in his critical analysis of facts  made his statement that some of the rulings of judiciary makes no sense not being supported by scientific basis . In his view and preferably in the interest of the public at large ,”PANAJI: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today criticized ... Read More »

Daughters can only claim their ancestral property right

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New Delhi: In a Supreme Court ruling, daughters can only claim their ancestral property right if ‘father’ died after the amendment of Hindu law. The apex court has said that a daughter’s right to ancestral property does not arise if the father died before the amendment to Hindu law, which came into force in 2005. Daughter can become a co-sharer ... Read More »

Direct recruitment of District Judges

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The Supreme Court today issued notice to the High Courts of Delhi and Allahabad in a slew of petitions praying that persons in judicial service should be allowed to compete for the posts of district judges based on their experience at the Bar, without having to go through ‘promotions through the rank’. A Bench of Chief Justice TS Thakur and R ... Read More »

Delhi Judicial Service Main Examination postponed

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HIGH COURT OF DELHI : NEW DELHI DELHI JUDICIAL SERVICE PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION – 2015 NOTICE Sumitra Mohanty: Dated: 04.05.2016:In continuation of this Court’s Notice dated 04.03.2016, it is hereby notified that in view of the pendency of WP (C) No. 2104/2016 titled “Manish Gupta vs. Registrar General, Delhi High Court” and WP (C) No. 3453/2016 titled “Sumit Kumar vs. High Court of Delhi ... Read More »

Rapist Marriage to victim saves prosecution

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Sumitra Mohanty: Conviction on the prosecutrix was below 16 years of age on the day of occurrence. Record reveals that the appellant has remained in custody in this case for around three years. He is not a previous convict and is not involved in any other criminal case. Material aspect is that both the appellant and the victim have married ... Read More »

Crime against women a relook

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Sumitra Mohanty:Crime against women a relook:   Investigative apparatus relating  heinous crimes against women like rape, dowry death, acid attack and human trafficking, the Ministry of Home Affairs proposed to assist the States in setting up of Investigative Units on Crimes against Women (IUCAW) in 714 Police Districts with a 50:50 cost sharing basis with States/UTs. The objectives of IUCAW are ... Read More »

Appointment of Justices in Apex court

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Senior Advocate L Nageswara Rao has been recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium for appointment as judge of the Supreme Court of India, reports Deccan Chronicle. Besides Rao, the Chief Justices of three High Courts – Justice DY Chandruchudof Allahabad High Court, Justice Ashok Bhushan of Kerala High Court and Justice AM Khanwilkar of Madhya Pradesh High court have also ... Read More »

Restructuring of Tribunal Concept

The Government has set up an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) to study the possibility of convergence/merger of Tribunals to reduce the number of Tribunals. IMG shall study a report in this regard prepared by Indian Law Institute and shall look into the comments received from various Ministries/Departments to give its suggestion on this issue. The purpose and motive to review/ reshape ... Read More »

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