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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s successor could give Trump an edge in US presidential election

Ginsburg’s death Friday gives the president and his Republican allies an opening to leave a transformational mark on a court already shaped by two Trump appointments.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Ginsburg gives liberals a scare with cancer revelation

The news has raised questions about the top court’s future as the already conservative court could turn further to the right if Trump appoints a successor to 87-year-old Ginsburg.
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Fresh hope for billionaire Vinod Khosla to block public access to his private US beach

A US court ruled that prior owners’ willingness to let beach goers use the road didn’t amount to public dedication because they collected parking fees.
Brett Kavanaugh, US Supreme Court associate justice | Photo: Saul Loeb/Pool Bloomberg

Democratic candidates again call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment after new assault charge

The new allegations were reported in a New York Times article that published an excerpt from an upcoming book ‘The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation’.

Opposition leaks New Zealand’s budget day before its unveiling

New Zealand treasury secretary says its systems faced over 2,000 hacking attempts since Sunday, doesn't blame Opposition for it.

Live questioning of Brett Kavanaugh: Destroying reputation or healing for survivors?

In a live hearing before the US Senate Judiciary Committee, Professor Christine Blasey Ford accused Donald Trump’s nominee for the US Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexually assaulting her 36 years ago. ThePrint asks: Live questioning of Brett Kavanaugh: Destroying reputation or healing for survivors? Kavanaugh questioning shows how the American system is robust and transparent Maneesh Chhibber Editor, Investigations and special initiatives  Donald Trump’s nominee for US Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh was publicly questioned – or grilled – by the US Senate’s Judiciary Committee and was streamed live. While Kavanaugh’s unprecedented hearings have attracted a lot of attention and controversy, appointments of associate justices to the US Supreme Court have always been sharply divided on political lines. The last judge to be appointed – justice Neil Gorsuch, a Trump appointee – was also questioned rigorously as were justice Sonia Sotomayor and Elana Kagan. But that is the beauty of the US system. The entire life...
Vinod Khosla

Billionaire Vinod Khosla’s appeal against public access to beach snubbed by US Supreme Court

A state judge last year ordered Khosla to unblock public access to Martins Beach which the latter did right after buying an 89-acre property in 2008.

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Floodwater gushes through a street following heavy rains, at Falaknuma, in Hyderabad, Wednesday, 14 October, 2020.| PTI

Pollute oceans and it’ll come back at us like it did in Andhra, Telangana: Manpreet Badal

We don't seem to have learnt the lesson from cyclones Ockhi and Amphan and continue to dump toxic wastes in the Indian Ocean. Our punishment this time could be severe.

Kotak Mahindra Bank is exploring taking over IndusInd Bank

IndusInd, however, denied any sale talks, calling it a rumour. It said the bank’s founders reiterate their full support 'now and always'.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.