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Sangma moves SC challenging Meghalaya Governor's action

  On 11 March 2008 at 16:14

NCP leader P A Sangma moved the Supreme Court challenging the Meghalaya Governor's decision to invite Congress to form the government in the state.Mentioning Sangma's petition before a bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan, senior advocate S ...

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Bill to increase allocation of Par seats for SC, ST introduced

  On 10 March 2008 at 23:45

A Bill seeking to increase allocation of parliamentary and assembly seats for scheduled castes and tribes in the country in the wake of the delimitation exercise was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday.The Representation of the People (Amendment) B ...

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  On 10 March 2008 at 14:37

A proposal to increase the retirement age of the Judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts by three years is under examination of the Government. As regards increase in the retirement age of District/Subordinate Court Judges, it is the concern ...

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Centre to make fresh bid to evolve consensus on Women's Bill

  On 08 March 2008 at 22:29

An all-party meet will be convened later this month to make another attempt at evolving a consensus on the much-awaited Women's Reservation Bill, the Centre today said.Parliamentary Affairs Minister P R Dasmunsi said a positive outcome is expected on ...

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Sewage falling into Ganga causing cancer, SC informed

  On 07 March 2008 at 21:59

The Supreme Court has decided to hear the issue of discharge of untreated sewage into the Ganga posing a cancer threat to people living on its banks.Two applications filed in the apex court pointed to threat of deadly diseases afflicting due to domes ...

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EC to hear claims of MDMK rival to the party name on Monday

  On 06 March 2008 at 19:12

The Election Commission will hear on Monday the claims of rival factions of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) to the name of the party following a split in it.Party chief Vaiko and faction leaders L Ganesan and Gingee N Ramachandran had a ...

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Office of Profit case: Centre admits exemption list incomplete

  On 06 March 2008 at 13:39

The Centre has accepted in the Supreme Court that the list of offices exempted from coming under the Office of Profit Act needs to be expanded, a virtual admission of its discriminatory approach on the matter so far."The Court is right to say exempti ...

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PM to convene all-party meet on Women's bill

  On 05 March 2008 at 22:09

With the Left parties and the BJP mounting fresh pressure, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said the govt will convene an all-party meeting after 20th March to find political consensus on the Women's Reservation Bill."Time has come to make yet anoth ...

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House panel studying proposal on equal status to all ECs

  On 05 March 2008 at 12:27

A proposal to give equal status to all Election Commissioners is part of the electoral reforms which is presently under consideration of a Parliamentary Standing Committee on personnel, public grievances, the Rajya Sabha was informed.Law and Justice ...

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SC to hear Sethusamudram issue on 15th April

  On 05 March 2008 at 12:25

he Supreme Court fixed 15th April to hear the petition against the Sethusamudram project, asking the parties opposing it to file their reply to the fresh affidavit filed by the Centre.A bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan said that on 15th ...

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