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Kolkata rickshaw-pullers: Ignoble Legacy

The colonial legacy of hand-pulled rickshaws in Kolkata may end soon as a modern plan is under way, which will see barefoot, tired rickshaw-pullers...
MUMBAI, MAR 10 (UNI)-Police detaining Congress members during their protest against Maharashtra Education and Cultural Affairs Minister, Vinod Tawde in Mumbai on Thursday. UNI PHOTO-111U

MPISA, 2016: Boon or bane?

The Maharashtra government once again seems to be courting controversy.  In 2015, it had to withdraw a circular on sedition laws – which had...
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Appeals Court Clamps Down Trump’s Executive Order

The Temporary Restraint Order of Judge Robart was upheld by US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit thereby foiling President Trump’s bid to...
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Madras High Court denounces honour killing

The Madras High Court recently pulled up the Tamil Nadu administration in a scathing denouncement of “honour” killings. It lambasted the administration for its...
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Sasikala jailed, presents Edappadi as CM to Governor

Pannerselvam and his few followers sacked from primary membership of AIADMK; review petition in line ~By Sujit Bhar The Supreme Court on February 14 found VK...
Apprehensions about the new trafficking bill

Apprehensions about the new trafficking bill

The minister of women and child development, Maneka Gandhi, will be presenting the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill in parliament during...
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NCRB Report 2015: The Many Faces of Crime

The latest National Crime Records Bureau report titled, “Crime in India – 2015”, confirms some assumptions, but reveals some startling facts For Delhi to be...
The River Ganga in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Photo: Anil Shakya

NGT Slams Bureaucracy, Imposes Rs 25,000 Cost

The implementation of Ganga Action Plans I and II have been disasters. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench has taken up the PIL of...
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Formula One in India will be taxed, says SC

Apex court order based on decision that FOWC has Permanent Establishment in the country, which makes it taxable Formula One races quit India in 2013...
SC sends Sasikala to jail in DA case

SC sends Sasikala to jail in DA case

The Supreme Court on February 14 found VK Sasikala Natarajan guilty in the disproportionate assets case and sentenced her to four years simple imprisonment...

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