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FTC sues Volkswagen for false advertising

NEWS SCAN The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed suit against Volkswagen AG (VW) for false advertising. VW’s sales have taken a major hit in the US since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed in September that VW had been cheating on diesel-emissions tests, contradicting the company’s claims that its

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Why Can’t Centre Create Even A Single Bench In West UP?

Let me begin by expressing my unambiguous appreciation for PM Narendra Modi’s recent  initiative to publish bulletin of old, pending cases to create sensitivity about the pendency of cases. Modi said while addressing the function of the centenary year celebrations of the Patna High Court

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SC to study triple talaq’s legality

NEWS SCAN Undeterred by strong opposition from influential Islamic bodies to judicial scrutiny of Muslim personal law practices, the Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine the legality of triple talaq by entertaining a Muslim woman’s petition that this mode of divorce be declared unconstitutional

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Mississippi lawmakers propose bill allowing execution by firing squad

NEWS SCAN Mississippi lawmakers on Saturday reintroduced a bill that would allow for execution by firing squad as an alternative to lethal injection. Attorney General Jim Hood stated  earlier this year that he planned on pursuing alternatives to lethal injection for the death penalty in the state. He stated in earlier March that