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Hafiz Saeed & Salahuddin among 12 in NIA charge sheet in J&K terror funding case

Many Hurriyat office-bearers also named alongside LeT and Hizbul Mujahideen chiefs, NIA says it has definite evidence of cross-LoC funding

After Ahmed Patel’s election drama, poll panel changes Rajya Sabha voting process

After the fracas during the Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll, Election Commission decides on a new polling station layout for future elections. New Delhi: The Election...

Top lawyer petitions Supreme Court to begin live telecast of its proceedings

Petition argues that live proceedings will help citizens get information on important cases first-hand, rather than relying on third parties.

52% Indian women think it’s okay for their husbands to beat them. Only 42% men agree

Data from the National Family Health Survey found that the number of men who say physical abuse is justified has fallen faster over the past 10 years. 

Now, MCI counsel writes to five senior-most judges in defence of CJI

Vikas Singh, also president of the Supreme Court Bar Association, rebutted Prashant Bhushan’s request seeking an in-house probe into the CJI’s actions.

Justice Chelameswar does not attend court, no breakthrough in sight for SC crisis

The possible reassigning of judge Loya's case not seen as a step towards resolving the crisis between the CJI and the four senior judges.

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet train construction will begin in 2019: Project chief

Achal Khare, MD of new company set up to build and run bullet train, says rest of this year will go in land acquisitions and awarding contracts.

How Chabad House in Mumbai was restored to its original glory before Moshe came visiting

Chabad House in South Mumbai was badly damaged after the 2008 attacks. This is how it was restored to its former glory while retaining its past character. 

Supreme Court breakthrough? Judges order Loya case to be next heard by ‘appropriate bench’

Order by Justices Mishra and Shantanagoudar signals thaw in SC hostilities. Assigning this case to their bench was among the four judges’ concerns with CJI.

To resolve Supreme Court crisis, four judges wait for CJI Dipak Misra to make first move

Sources say issues raised by the four Supreme Court judges cannot be 'settled'. Meanwhile, Prashant Bhushan's CJAR moves court asking for in-house probe.

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Rise of social media leading to privacy & IP disputes. Indian laws need teeth to tackle them

GDPR directives make platforms such as Facebook and YouTube responsible for ensuring that copyright-infringing content is not hosted on their sites.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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