Mehbooba Mufti welcomed other stringent amendments brought in relevant laws by the Union Cabinet to ensure speedy investigation and trial of rape cases and administering deterrent punishments to the convicted.
The court was hearing a plea filed by the DJB alleging that Haryana had reduced by one-third the supply of Yamuna water to the capital.
The jawan was staying at the BSF camp in Chitrakonda police station area. Though the exact reason behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that he took the extreme step over family feud, police said.
The court was hearing a PIL by Delhi BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking a direction that convicted people be restrained from forming political parties and becoming office-bearers during the period they are disqualified.
The Maharashtra government has told the apex court that all the petitions seeking an independent probe into the death of the special CBI judge were motivated and aimed at targeting "one individual" in the guise of upholding the rule of law.
Vaidya has been replaced with current Sah Sampark Pramukh Arun Kumar as the new Prachar Pramukh. Manmohan Vaidya is son of RSS ideologue M G Vaidya, while Mukundji is from Karnataka.
The two countries signed a pact on exchange and reciprocal protection of classified or protected information which came in the backdrop of the Indian government refusing to divulge details of the multi-billion dollar Indo-French Rafale fighter jet deal.
The priests’ council also took strong exception to the stand of the Bishops’ Synod, which has extended support to Alencherry even after the adverse order from High Court. The controversy relates to the loss incurred to the archdiocese after the sale of five plots of land owned by it.
Anganwadi centres are part of the Centre's Integrated Child Development Scheme and provide a package of six services--supplementary nutrition, referral services, immunisation, health check-up, pre-school non-formal education and health and nutrition education-- to women and children.
The high court has suggested to the Delhi government to videograph all meetings between the MLAs and bureaucrats henceforth.
The minister also maintained that the Supreme Court has not asked for any clarification in this regard from the HRD Ministry.
The demand for the special category for the southern state has been an incessant issue ever since the inception of Telangana in 2014. The recent union budget too, was received with criticism from both Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu as well as the opposition parties in the state.
The ACB officials took statements of Meenaben Rathod, her husband Dinesh Rathod and Haresh and later arrested them for their involvement in the crime.
“You must have noticed that in spite of all the reservations that many may have about the judicial process... people flock to the courts, seeking refuge for justice. And it is because of the credibility this institution enjoys, the trust which it enjoys."
The Congress leader also cautioned the people about the BJP, saying the saffron party only "makes false promises".
LLOs are being opened in the Government Senior Sechool Kakrari, Government School Lambra, Partapura, Mehatpur and Dhanowali village.
The businessman, Krupesh Shah (42), died on the spot and three persons were injured when the tempo overturned. Wadi police has booked the driver for negligent driving and culpable homicide not amounting to murder.
Inaugurating a day's workshop organised by BJP Delhi Minority Morcha, Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi said harmony and tolerance are in India's "DNA" and none should be allowed to "weaken" the country's unity.
The government has given the project the acronym SVAROP, which stands for Scientific Validation and Research on Panchagavya, and says it is a “national programme”.
Addressing a press conference in Chandigarh, police said five police teams of 35 men executed an “intelligence-based operation” in which Gounder, one of the Nabha jail-break masterminds, was killed Friday evening.