SC to pronounce verdict on pleas challenging Aadhaar

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its crucial verdict Wednesday on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme and its enabling 2016 law. Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its crucial verdict Wednesday on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Centre’s More...

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By Manish Sen On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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SC leaves it to Parliament for a law to bar those facing criminal cases from contesting polls

New Delhi: Declining to bar those facing serious criminal cases from contesting elections, the Supreme Court Tuesday left it to Parliament to enact a “strong law” before the “malignancy” More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Chg sex CD case: BJP sacks party leader Muraraka after CBI

Raipur: The BJP in Chhattisgarh Tuesday announced expulsion of party leader Kailsah Muraraka, a day after the CBI named him as an accused in the “sex CD” case allegedly involving a state minister belonging More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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South Sudan doctor wins UN refugee prize

A South Sudanese doctor who runs an overcrowded hospital with a dimly-lit surgical theatre and no regular supply of general anaesthetics on Tuesday won the UN refugee agency’s prestigious Nansen award. Doctor More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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No respite as fuel prices continue to surge

New Delhi: Fuel prices in many parts of the country have hit new heights on Tuesday morning, providing no respite to consumers. As per India’s pricing mechanism, the domestic fuel prices depend upon the international More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Rupee falls 33 paise to 72.96 against US dollar

Mumbai: Continuing its slide, the rupee weakened by 33 paise to 72.96 against the US dollar Tuesday, hurt by increased demand for the American currency from importers as global crude oil prices hit four-year high.  More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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PM Narendra Modi nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2019 by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tamil Nadu president Dr Tamilisai Soundarajan. “The Ayushman Bharat is the world’s biggest More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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DoT puts Aadhaar based face authentication on hold

New Delhi: The telecom department has put Aadhaar-based face authentication on hold pending the Supreme Court judgement on petitions challenging issuance of new mobile connections and re-verification through the More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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ED ‘resisted’ my efforts to repay banks, Mallya claims in PMLA court

Mumbai: Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya told a special court here Monday that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) “resisted” his efforts to settle his loans with public sector banks. Vijay Mallya today More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Ex-cop not allowed to move court: Sanjiv Bhatt’s wife; SC terms allegation serious

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday termed as “serious” the allegations made by the wife of arrested former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt that he was not being allowed to sign any document in custody to enable More...