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Delhi court seeks ATR on plea against Aiyar

The Saket court in Delhi on Thursday sought an action taken report (ATR) from police on a plea seeking registration of a sedition case against uspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar for hosting Pakistani officials at his residence. Metropolitan Magistrate Manika has fixed the next date of hearing in the case on April 7.

Trump dissolves voter fraud commission

US President Donald Trump  on Wednesday revoked  the May executive order that created the “Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.” This order terminates the Trump administration’s investigation into alleged voter fraud during the 2016 election. The administration cited  the fact that “many states have refused to provide … basic information

‘Battle of Banaras’: Delhi High Court quashes CBFC decision

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday quashed a decision of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) refusing to certify for public viewing a documentary chronicling the 2014 campaign for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal and

Supreme Court opens door for Bihar to return to domestic cricket

Cricketers from Bihar will be allowed to participate in the Ranji Trophy and other domestic tournaments after the Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the Bihar Cricket Association (BCA), an associate member of the Indian cricket board, to field teams. Bihar featured in the premier domestic

MPs rail at ‘judicial overreach’, say courts mustn’t frame laws

Members in the Lok Sabha, across the political spectrum, on Thursday expressed concern over “judicial overreach” and called for transparent system of judicial appointments while law minister Ravi Shankar Prasadstressed on need to reflect on the present collegium system of appointments in the higher judiciary. Participating in