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Food Security Bill

One of the synonym which can rightly be used for Food Security Bill (now, Act) can be Voters Security Bill. And it seems to be a win win situation for the government also. Either they can come in power because of this or even if they don’t, noproblem, the next government at

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SC seeks BCCI’s reply over e-auction of IPL media rights

NEWS SCAN The Supreme Court on Friday sought a detailed response from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) over a plea seeking e-auction of media rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches. The auction process for IPL media rights is slated to be held from

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SC rejects AAP’s PIL to bar Sasikala as acting AIADMK General Secretary

NEWS SCAN The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the Public-Interest Litigation(PIL) filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Tamil Nadu unit convener, to bar V.K. Sasikala from acting asAll India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) General Secretary. While dismissing the plea filed by Vasigaran, the apex court observed it could not order

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US House approves spending bill to fund Trump border wall

NEWS SCAN The US House of Representatives has passed a USD 827 billion package that includes USD 1.6 billion for a controversial border wall with Mexico, which was part of President Donald Trump’s central campaign pledge. During his presidential campaign last year, Trump had vowed

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Venezuela bans protests ahead of controversial vote

NEWS SCAN Venezuela’s government today sought to quash deadly protests against a controversial weekend election, issuing a ban that sharply intensifies a showdown over President Nicolas Maduro’s widely panned plan to rewrite the constitution. From tomorrow, those taking part in rallies, demonstrations, marches that “could

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Panama case: Sharif steps down after SC disqualifies him

NEWS SCAN Nawaz Sharif today resigned as Pakistan Prime Minister after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding public office and ruled that graft cases be filed against the beleaguered leader and his children over the Panama Papers scandal. It is the third time the

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Jagan Reddy PMLA case: ED attaches Rs 148 cr assets

NEWS SCAN The ED has attached assets worth over Rs 148 crore in connection with its money laundering probe in cases related to YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy and others, the agency said. “ED attaches land worth Rs 148.89 crore in Andhra Pradesh under