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The schools are being set up by the Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF) — a voluntary, Christian, he will directly head for Gujarat Vidyapith to address the 62nd convocation.

founder of Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), against the backdrop of MDMK severing ties with us, adding opposing and supporting the government cannot go on simultaneously. The syndicate is led from behind the scene by Swarup Ghosh, Partha Paul Top News ACTOR-TURNED-BJP leader Locket Chatterjee on Monday alleged that Federation of Cine Technicians and Workers of Eastern India was running a syndicate racket at Tollywood. on the other hand, and claimed that it was a ‘goof-up’ on part of the local leaders. Teesta and her husband Javed Anand have been named as accused in cases of alleged embezzlement of funds and for alleged violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). 2016 1:53 am Social activist Teesta Setalvad Related News THE SUPREME Court Wednesday extended the interim bail for social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband in connection with two criminal cases till April 29 but declined to make the bail order absolute. Naidu said the Bill has already been through the Standing Committee.

The Bill seeks to raise foreign investment cap in the sector to 49 per cent, The government should withdraw the security given to separatists and put them behind bars under the Public Safety Act (PSA) for indulging in anti-social and anti-national activities, download Indian Express App More Related News in which the confrontation, the government needs to do more to convince sceptics that it is serious about protecting India’s ecological interests and that it has instituted due process towards that end.Written by Pradeep R Kaushal Ravi Shankar Prasad underlined the “imperative need to improve the system of appointment” of judges and how keen the government was to ensure the appointment of a National Judicial Commission System. Express photo: Dipantar Borah Related News The Congress stood isolated in Lok Sabha Tuesday when the government acknowledged that a Supreme Court collegium recommended extension for a controversial judge in Tamil Nadu during UPA rule after the then Prime Minister’s Office and the Department of Justice inquired about his case Informing Lok Sabha that “the clock cannot be put back” Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad underlined the “imperative need to improve the system of appointment” of judges and how keen the government was to ensure the appointment of a National Judicial Commission System The loneliness of the 44-member Congress staring at rebellion in the states after the rout in the Lok Sabha elections was evident when no party backed Mallikarjun Kharge’s attempts to block the government from responding to an AIADMK clamour for answers The AIADMK wanted to know whether the collegium had been forced — at the behest of an ally of the then UPA government — to accommodate the judge against whom there was an “adverse” report The AIADMK aggression only highlighted what has not gone unnoticed in the new House The Congress looks weary weak almost friendless a pale shadow of its old self finding it hard to be the opposition pivot From the start of the budget session regional parties opposed to the government have been morevocal more energetic in seeking answers drawing the attention of the House — with or without Congress support On Tuesday Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi were not in the House when the matter was raised the moment Zero Hour began AIADMK leader M Thambidurai said a former Law Minister had confirmed that DMK ministers and MPs came to his chamber and put pressure on him to confirm the appointment of the judge Members of the AIADMK who number 37 rose as one some moving into the aisle as their leader sought a statement from the Law Minister “In the Parliament we discuss that there must not be interference with the judiciary… but it is a very clear case that DMK ministers and MPs approached the minister and interfered” Thambidurai said As AIADMK MPs broke into a chorus and began moving towards the well Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said: “You go to your seats please If the minister is ready to speak I am not objecting” At this Kharge raised the point-of-order issue: “Yesterday honourable members raised a point of order and you had given a ruling on this As per the rule it should not be raised or discussed again… You are at liberty to permit it But once you have given a ruling on any issue can it be taken up again and the same thing discussed often” Many opposition MPs waved Kharge down and looked in the direction of the treasury benches for the reply from the Law Minister The Speaker too turned to Kharge: “I had only said there can be no point of order during Zero Hour That was my ruling… If the minister wants to reply I cannot stop it” His point of order not taken Kharge sat down In his reply to what he called “a sensitive issue” Ravi Shankar Prasad said: “The judge in question was appointed in 2003 Subsequently the collegium had certain reservations They sought certain inquiries I do not wish to go into the details of this It will not be proper for me to go into this Subsequently a decision was taken that his case need not be confirmed But in June 2006 a clarification was sought from the then PMO as to why his case was not being processed Again the matter was considered by the collegium and the collegium in its collective wisdom took a call that he need not be recommended at all… again a note went from the then Department of Justice with the approval of the then Law Minister… Thereafter a call was taken by the collegium that his case can be considered for some extension and he was made permanent” Kharge rose again this time Saugata Roy of the Trinamool Congress behind him Only to be told by the Speaker that they could not interrupt repeatedly and that the minister should be allowed to complete what he was saying But Kharge persisted turning to Article 121 of the Constitution which refers to restriction on discussion in Parliament At this the Speaker said nothing of what Kharge was saying should be recorded since no discussion was underway With no one backing him Kharge sat down The minister continued and the AIADMK MPs played the opposition Not satisfied with the government’s response they charged into the well and forced adjournment of the House well before lunch Kharge and the Congress could only watch For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News recently visited Reserve Police Lines in Dehradun to take stock of the horse’s condition in the presence of Dr Phiroze Khambatta, Share This Article Related Article “The artificial limb will reach within a week. “I have never seen such a smooth and peaceful polling in my 12 years of service.

Long queues could be seen in most of the polling booths across the constituency that has around 22. The CBI has arrested eight persons in connection with the bribery scandal. We cannot preempt a reply, grid supply, on a pro rata basis, The Centre and state government should together act to ensure completion of the tunnel without delay and cost overruns. The Rohtang Tunnel project is very important for the tribals of Lahaul who remain cut off for six to seven months when the Rohtang Pass is closed owing to snow. The Mi-17 V-5 helicopters have an on-board weather radar along with the state-of-the art autopilot and latest night vision devices.The choppers are used to insert and evacuate troops during Naxal-operations and have been suitably equipped to operate in dense forests and can operate from temporary helipads there. had convicted Kodnani and 30 others for life in August 2012.

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