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    Women's entry into Sabarimala: SC sets 10-day deadline

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that its nine-judge Constitution bench would wrap up the hearing of all review petitions on women's entry into Sabarimala within 10 days.A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde made it clear that questions to be dealt with would be purely legal in nature and it would not take more time in concluding the hearing. "It cannot take more than 10 days....

    • 21 min ago
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    'Women need not participate in CAA protests,' Aboobacker Musliyar stirs hornet's nest

    Kanthapuram AP Aboobacker Musliyar, an Islamic spiritual leader, has stirred a controversy on Monday saying women need not participate in CAA protests.His sexist view on anti-CAA protest by women has drawn widespread response from women activists. "Women need not shout slogans, raise clenched fists and get on the streets to protest like men. If a situation...

    • 21 min ago
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    Bhima-Koregaon case: Cooperate with NIA, else face legal consequences, BJP to MHA

    Kolhapur, Jan 28: Maharashtra BJP President Chandrakant Patil on Tuesday warned the Maha Vikas Aghadi government to cooperate with the NIA in investigation of the BhimaKoregaon case, else face legal wrath.Talking to media persons here after leading a protest march, demanding complete farm loan waiver, Mr Patil said, "According to reports, Pune Police has...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Cabinet Expansion: 5 from JMM & 2 from Congress take oath

    Ranchi, Jan 28: A total of seven new ministers including five from the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha(JMM) and two from Congress have been today inducted in the Hemant Soren-led coalition government of the state.In a function held at the Birsa Mandap of the Raj Bhawan here, Governor Draupadi Murmu administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers including a woman minister. The new...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Congress lagging in implementing its promises: Milind Deora writes to Sonia

    Congress leader Milind Deora has written to party Chief Sonia Gandhi that Rahul Gandhi's 2019 poll promise of allotting 500 sq. ft homes to slum dwellers in Mumbai being not implemented by the Maha Agahdi Government, a coalition government of Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP.Deora urged Sonia to put a mechanism in Maharashtra, which is ruled by the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Mah CM inaugurates 11-km-long section of Nagpur Aqua Line

    Nagpur, Jan 28 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday flagged off the first section of Nagpur Metro Aqua Line through video conference.Held at Subhash Nagar Metro Station, the event was graced by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, as well as State Ministers Anil Deshmukh (Home), Eknath Shinde (Urban...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    'No to Filmfare Award function in Assam': Artists community

    Guwahati, Jan 28 : Leading artists from Assam including renowned director Jhanu Barua has appealed to the people of the state to boycott the Filmfare Awards which is slated to take place in the mid of February due to the prevailing situation in the state." At a time when there is a question mark on the existence of Assamese people over CAA...at this juncture to organise this event...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Archanas to be done in Tamil and Sanskrit in Thanjavur temple

    The Tamil Nadu Government informed the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday that archanas would be done in both Tamil and Sanskrit during the consecration of the ancient Brahadeesswarar temple in Thanjavur popularly known as the Big Temple on Feb 5.Following this assurance, a division bench of Justices Duraisamy and Ravindran disposed of a batch of petitions, one set...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Coronavirus fallout: Eight screened in Coimbatore

    Eight students from Tamil Nadu have been screened in Coimbatore upon their arrival from Coronavirus hit Wuhan province in China. They were studying medicine there and they returned home upon the outbreak of the epidemic.A medical team already in place in the airport subjected them to thermal screening and found them not infected . Even so, health officials asked them not to come out of their...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Calcutta University to confer D Litt on Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee today

    Kolkata, Jan 28 : Nobel Prize winner in economics Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee will be conferred honorary D Litt (honoris causa) at Calcutta University convocation on Tuesday. Taking to Twitter handle, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, also the Chancellor of the University, said, " As Chancellor would be presiding Calcutta University (CU) Convocation today. CU will also...

    • 5 hrs ago

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