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No uncontrolled access under RTI

  On 03 May 2008 at 23:57

No uncontrolled access under RTI A parliamentary panel, disfavouring uncontrolled access under RTI to information relating to proceedings of the House has said that many legislatures across the world have no such provision. The Lok Sabha committee fo ...

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Women's reservation Bill may be tabled in ongoing Parl session

  On 03 May 2008 at 23:57

Women's reservation Bill may be tabled in ongoing Parl session The women's reservation Bill may see the light of the day with the government expressing its keenness to table it in Parliament in the ongoing budget session. This was told to a CPI deleg ...

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SC delivers split verdict on post Babri Masjid riots "killers"

  On 03 May 2008 at 23:57

SC delivers split verdict on post Babri Masjid riots "killers" The Supreme Court gave a split verdict on confirming the convictions against five persons in connection with a murder during communal riots after the demolition of Babri Masjid. In view o ...

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Additional judges for Allahabad High Court

  On 02 May 2008 at 10:39

n exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint (i) Shri Surendra Singh, (ii) Shri Arvind Kumar Tripathi, (iii) Shri Shashi Kant Gupta, (iv) Shri Bala Krishna Narayana, ...

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SC commences final hearing on Sethusamudram project

  On 02 May 2008 at 10:33

The final hearing on Sethusamudram project today commenced in the Supreme Court with opponents of the project contending that the venture was cleared without a comprehensive assessment which involved demolition of "Ram Setu" having potential of being ...

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Polling agents should not have criminal background: EC

  On 30 April 2008 at 21:55

In a bid to ensure free and fair assembly polls in Karnataka, the Election Commission has directed that no person with a criminal background should be appointed a polling agent of a candidate.In a letter to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Karnat ...

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Judge Popluation Ratio

  On 29 April 2008 at 23:31

The Law Commission in its 120th Report recommended that the strength of judges per million population may be increased from 10.5 to 50 judges. The present judge strength in India is 14 per million population (approx.). Government has already increase ...

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Govt may amend NCW Act to give more powers to the body

  On 29 April 2008 at 00:13

Government is mulling amending the National Commission for Women Act to give more powers to the body, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, Minister for Women and Child Development Renuka Chowdhury s ...

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SC seeks Assam MP Subba's response on citizenship row

  On 29 April 2008 at 00:13

The Supreme Court directed controversial Congress MP from Assam, Mani Kumar Subba, to respond to a CBI report which questioned the veracity of his birth certificate following a probe over a petition which alleged that he was a Nepalese citizen."The b ...

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SC refuses to pass order on plea against HAL airport closure

  On 25 April 2008 at 23:46

SC refuses to pass order on plea against HAL airport closure The Supreme Court refused to hear a public interest litigation filed by an NGO alleging that the Centre's decision to close down the existing airport in Bangalore for commercial flights wa ...

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