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Govt asks CJI Ramana to recommend his successor

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 15:45
Justice Ramana, who had taken over as head of the Indian judiciary from predecessor SA Bobde on April 24, 2021 as the 48th CJI, is scheduled to demit office on August 26 after a tenure of over 16 months.
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India, US to hold 18th Yudh Abhyas in U'khand in Oct

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 14:21
The 18th edition of exercise Yudh Abhyas is scheduled to take place from October 14 to 31, sources in the defence and military establishment said on Wednesday.
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Heavy rains claim 18 lives in Kerala, displace 1000s

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 13:52
In a statement, it said 198 properties in the state were partially damaged and 30 houses completely destroyed in the rains from July 31 to till date.
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Cops arrest Sena's Pune chief for attack on rival camp

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 13:22
The police have arrested Shiv Sena's Pune city unit president, an office-bearer from Hingoli and four others in connection with an alleged attack on rebel MLA and former Maharashtra minister Uday Samant's car in Pune, an official said on Wednesday.
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Merger only way out for Shinde group: Uddhav in SC

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 13:02
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for the Thackeray faction, told the bench there is no constitutional protection for disqualification under the 10th schedule.
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HC slaps Rs 10 lakh cost on NGO for blackmail PIL

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 12:54
The Delhi high court has slapped Rs 10 lakh costs on an NGO which had filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging unauthorised construction in New Delhi, saying it was unfortunate that the noble forum of PIL was being used for blackmailing citizens.
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Delhi's 4th monkeypox case, India's 1st woman patient

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 12:30
Delhi reported its fourth case of monkeypox on Wednesday, with a 31-year-old Nigerian woman testing positive for the disease, official sources said.
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SC sets aside order in graft case against Palaniswami

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 11:59
The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside a Madras high court order of a CBI probe into allegations of corruption against then chief minister and AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami in awarding contracts in the state highways department.
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Shinde govt scraps MVA's hike in Mumbai civic wards

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 11:46
The Maharashtra cabinet led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Wednesday reversed the previous MVA government's decision to increase the number of municipal wards in Mumbai from 227 to 236, an official release said.
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AMU drops works of 2 Islamic scholars after protests

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 11:35
About 20 scholars had recently written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi complaining about the inclusion of the work of the two authors in the syllabus.
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RSS defends itself over not putting up tricolour DP

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 10:53
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Wednesday hit back at critics on social media for questioning why the Sangh has not put the tricolour as the profile picture of its social media accounts.
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Ahmed Patel's daughter may fight Gujarat polls

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 10:44
Mumtaz Patel, however, did not shy away from declaring she will definitely enter active politics if she gets a chance to do "good work".
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Police barricades Cong hq, party says 'under siege'

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 10:40
The road to AICC headquarters in New Delhi was blocked on Wednesday with the Congress alleging the party was "under siege" while the police said barricades have been erected and its personnel deputed to avoid any untoward situation.
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Govt withdraws Data Protection Bill from Lok Sabha

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 10:19
The government on Wednesday withdrew the Personal Data Protection Bill from Lok Sabha and said it will come out with a 'set of fresh legislations' that will fit into the comprehensive legal framework.
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Will do what we said, says China as Pelosi flies out

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 10:01
China on Wednesday said it will take "strong and effective" countermeasures against the US and Taiwan for violating the "One-China policy", as the US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi successfully completed her visit to Taipei disregarding Beijing's vociferous threats.
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New survey gives Liz Truss wider lead over Sunak

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 10:00
A new survey of Conservative Party members, who will be casting their ballots to pick the new Tory leader to succeed Boris Johnson as British Prime Minister, on Wednesday shows a widening lead for Foreign Secretary Liz Truss over Rishi Sunak in the leadership contest.
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AAP to back Margaret Alva in vice presidential poll

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 09:49
The party's political affairs committee "unanimously" decided to support Alva after a meeting chaired by its national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, AAP's spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh said on Tuesday.
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Cong will beat BJP: Rahul after DKS-Sidda hug fest

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 09:25
Shivakumar and Siddaramaiah are considered front-runners for the chief minister's post in the event of Congress coming to power after assembly elections, due in April-May next year.
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US AAG Vanita Gupta in Action!

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 09:24
On Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta and Attorney General Merrick Garland addressed a news conference at Department of Justice to announce that the DoK has filed a lawsuit seeking to block Idaho's new restrictive abortion law.
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Young Indian office in National Herald premises sealed

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 09:01
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday temporarily sealed the premises of Young Indian (YI) in the Congress-owned National Herald office in Delhi as part of an ongoing money laundering investigation, official sources said.
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