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76% citizens want death penalty for rapists: Survey

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:00

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A day after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his nod to an ordinance on death penalty for rapists who attack children, a citizen survey shows that 76 per cent of the people agree with it.

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SC to be moved against rejection of impeachment motion

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:58

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Opposition members will move the Supreme Court against the rejection by Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu of the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said on Monday.

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Five-year-old girl raped in UP

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:42

Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) A five-year-old girl was raped in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh by a man living in her neighbourhood, police said on Monday.

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Stampede kills one in UP railway station

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:38

Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) One person was killed and three others were injured on Monday at the Harauni railway station here following a stampede caused by a last-minute change in platform for a train, officials said.

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Opposition to move SC against impeachment rejection

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:32

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Opposition members will move the Supreme Court against the rejection by Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu of the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India, Congress leader Kapil Sibal announced on Monday.

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Modi government crushing SC: Rahul

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:28

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Modi government of "crushing" and "suppressing" the Supreme Court and asserted that his party will not allow the ruling alliance to derail institutions created by the Constitution.

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SC may be moved on CJI impeachment rejection: Tulsi

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:20

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Nominated Rajya Sabha member K.T.S. Tulsi on Monday said the opposition parties have the option of moving the Supreme Court against the order of Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu rejecting their impeachment notice against Chief Justice Dipak Misra.

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SC declines early hearing of Swamy's plea on Ayodhya worship

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:12

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hold an early hearing of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea on his right to offer prayers at the makeshift temple at the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya.

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Udacity announces Cybersecurity Nanodegree Programme

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:10

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Silicon Valley-based online education platform Udacity has announced a new "Cybersecurity Nanodegree Programme" to train professionals who can develop innovative and sophisticated solutions to safeguard against data breaches.

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Opposition impeachment motion against CJI rejected

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:10

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In a setback to the opposition, the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra was on Monday rejected by Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on the ground that there was lack of "credible and verifiable" information on charges of "misbehaviour" which undermined judiciary's independence.

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Man kills wife in Delhi

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:08

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A man killed his wife here after repeatedly attacking her with a hammer over a suspected affair, police said on Monday.

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SC stays proceedings against Salman over caste remarks

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 14:40

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday put on hold the proceedings pending against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan before several courts across the country in cases registered under the SC/ST Act for alleged derogatory remarks against a community.

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Shift Nanar refinery to Gujarat, Shiv Sena dares BJP

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 14:38

Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), April 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday challenged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to shift the proposed Nanar refinery complex from the eco-sensitive Konkan region of Maharashtra to Gujarat.

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