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Congress wants NOTA in RS polls scrapped, approaches EC

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday approached the Election Commission against the use of NOTA option in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections, claiming it was violative of the Constitution and electoral laws, but the poll panel maintained that it was not a new direction and was introduced in 2014. Senior Congress

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Colombia congress approves amnesty measure

NEWS SCAN Colombian Congress approved a measure Wednesday granting amnesty to low-level Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia guerrillas who have not committed atrocious crimes. The measure will also create a special procedural system for FARC fighters accused of offenses outside the boundaries of amnesty. The new law is part