Sushma Swaraj Won’t Contest Elections Due To Health Reasons


INDORE : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that she has decided not to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.“Candidates are decided by the party. But I have made up my mind that I won’t be contesting in the next elections,” the senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader said on the sidelines of an event here. She also said More...

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By On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

MPs, MLAs Not Full-Time Employees, Can Continue Practicing Law: SC

NEW DELHI : A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra on Tuesday ruled that there exists no bar on MPs and MLAs from practising law and that Rule 49 of the Bar Council of India (BCI) was not applicable More...

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By On Friday, September 7th, 2018

Top Court : Implement directives to stop mob lynching

NEW DELHI :  State governments of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh on Friday sought to assure the Supreme Court that it has and is coming down with a heavy hand on incidents of mob lynching. The country’s top More...

By On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

PM Modi for adopting modern technology for speedy conviction of rapists

GANDHINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked forensic experts on Thursday to adopt modern techniques like DNA profiling in rape cases to ensure speedy justice. He said the central government had approved the More...

By On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Top Court scraps NOTA option for Rajya Sabha polls

NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court on Tuesday scrapped the use of ‘None Of The Above’ (NOTA) option in the coming Rajya Sabha elections. A Bench, led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra held that the NOTA More...

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By On Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Lashes Out At Navjot Sidhu for hugging Pak army chief

CHANDIGRAH : Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sindhu, who has courted a lot of controversies for various antics in the past, has now become a target of Punjab’s chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh. On Sunday, More...

By On Friday, August 17th, 2018

Special envoys of neighboring countries to attend Vajpayee’s funeral

NEW DELHI : India’s neighbouring countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka are sending their special representatives to attend the funeral of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Monsoon Session of Parliament, it was most productive since 2000

NEW DELHI : The Monsoon Session of Parliament, which ended today, was the “most productive” for Lok Sabha since 2000. PRS Legislative Research has said. According to the data compiled by PRS Legislative More...

By On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Supreme Court To Take Up Hapur Lynching On Petition Over NDTV Expose

NEW DELHI : After an NDTV investigation in which men accused of lynching are caught on hidden camera bragging about the killings, the Supreme Court today agreed to urgently take up the mob-attack in which one man More...

By On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Justice KM Joseph among three sworn in as SC judges

NEW DELHI : Justice Indira Banerjee, Justice Vineet Saran and Justice KM Joseph sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court on Tuesday in order of seniority notified by the Centre. The swearing-in ceremony started at More...