Lucknow Imam seeks ban on TV debates around Islam and Shariat after cleric slaps woman lawyer in live show

Lucknow Imam seeks ban on TV debates around Islam and Shariat after cleric slaps woman lawyer in live show

Lucknow Imam, Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahli has demanded a ban on TV debates on Islam and Shariat. This comes days after a Muslim cleric, Ejaz Arshad Qasmi on Tuesday slapped a female Supreme Court lawyer, Farah Faiz during a live TV debate on Zee...
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AAP-LG standoff: Centre to rope in Harish Salve, other veteran lawyers to bolster Anil Baijal’s legal defence

AAP-LG standoff: Centre to rope in Harish Salve, other veteran lawyers to bolster Anil Baijal’s legal defence

In a bid to bolster its case against the AAP-ruled Delhi government, the Centre has roped in three veteran lawyers – Harish Salve, CA Sundaram and Rakesh Dwivedi – to defend Delhi L-G Anil Baijal in a batch of upcoming...
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Bastar development offensive: How LTTE trained Maoists and transformed tribal youths into merciless killing machines

Bastar development offensive: How LTTE trained Maoists and transformed tribal youths into merciless killing machines

Editor’s Note: In April this year, Union Home Ministry removed 44 districts from the list of those affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE), indicating a shrinking of the area of Maoist influence in the country. This is the result of...
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Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE updates: BJP, TMC issue whips ahead of Friday’s no-confidence motion debate

Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE updates: BJP, TMC issue whips ahead of Friday’s no-confidence motion debate

16:52 (IST) Govt mulling to raise retirement age of HC judges CNN-News18 quoting sources said that the central government is considering to raise the retirement age for high court judges owing to the severe staff shortage in...
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Kerala floods: Death toll rises to 12; over 34,000 people shifted to relief camps in Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala floods: Death toll rises to 12; over 34,000 people shifted to relief camps in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram: Nearly 34,000 people have been shifted to relief camps after floodwater inundated low-lying areas due to heavy rains that have lashed the state for the past one week. Representational image. AFP A total of 34,693 people from 8,033 families....
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Husband of 39-year-old air hostess who committed suicide in Delhi sent to 14-day judicial custody

Husband of 39-year-old air hostess who committed suicide in Delhi sent to 14-day judicial custody

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday sent the husband of a female flight attendant, who allegedly committed suicide in south Delhi’s Panchsheel Park on Friday, to two weeks’ judicial custody. Metropolitan Magistrate Anuj Kumar sent Mayank Singhvi t...
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Lookout circular issued against husband of Lufthansa air hostess who committed suicide in Delhi

Lookout circular issued against husband of Lufthansa air hostess who committed suicide in Delhi

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has issued a lookout circular against the husband of the air hostess who allegedly committed suicide in south Delhi’s Panchsheel Park on Friday, police said on Monday. File image of Delhi police. Reuters Anisiya Batra...
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One Nation, One Poll would amount to wilful blindness to consequences that could impair federalism

One Nation, One Poll would amount to wilful blindness to consequences that could impair federalism

Editor’s note: This is the second article in a two-part series on the ongoing stakeholder discussions regarding the One Nation, One Poll proposal, called for by the Law Commission. Read part I here  *** The proposal to conduct Lok Sabha...
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Six members of a family found dead in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh; bad debt, failing business forced them to take step, claims note

Six members of a family found dead in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh; bad debt, failing business forced them to take step, claims note

Six members of a Marwari family allegedly committed suicide in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh district on Saturday. A note recovered from the scene mentions that the family was under a lot of pressure due to debts and losses in business. The dead include two.....
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Amid rumours of Rolling Stone cutting back on its print run, a short history of Indian music magazines

Amid rumours of Rolling Stone cutting back on its print run, a short history of Indian music magazines

Rumour has it that from this month onwards, the print version of the Indian edition of Rolling Stone will either be stopped completely or decrease in frequency. The magazine’s website is expected to continue, which is great news because it’s...
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