The state recently passed a bill to award death penalty to those accused of rape and gangrape of girls aged 12 or less. Chitnis said the proposal to empower women with gun licenses was inspired by the bill.
This court has not passed any order whatsoever that, during the bhasma aarti, what rituals can, or what rituals cannot be, performed, and neither it is the job of this court to interfere in such rituals,” Justices Arun Mishra and Mohan Shantanagoudar said.
Given the large number of accused persons that include top officials of the examination body, racketeers, middlemen, students and guardians, the agency had sought time till November 25 to provide a copy of the chargesheet in a CD to each of them.
BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday said there was every possibility that general elections could be advanced and the BJP could begin construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya to seek votes in the name of Hindutva.
Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of TMC-ruled West Bengal, spoke out against the protests and urged the film industry to “come together and protest in one voice” against the “calculated plan of a political party to destroy the freedom to express ourselves”.
Admitting that job creation is a major challenge, the new policy has laid down that the government will provide 40 per cent subsidy on investment in plant and machinery in MSMEs. The subsidy will be provided in five equal annual installments.
The minister said his department would bring in an IT firm to develop an app that students would download on their phones that will allow them to connect to a Dial 100 service for first-response police vehicles.
HJM activists, accompanied by some advocates, had entered the station, made the children come out of Avantika Express for which they had reservation, and alleged the journey was meant to facilitate the conversion of the children to Christianity.