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Big blow to JVM as 7 MLAs join BJP

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Separate Jharkhand’s first chief minister Babulal Marandi, who quit disenchanted with the BJP in 2006, received a jolt to his plans to cultivate a credible alternative to both the BJP and the ruling JMM on Thursday when seven of his ...

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SC orders Supertech to refund Noida flat buyers

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In an order expected to have wide-spread implications for home buyers who have their savings stuck in litigious property, the Supreme Court has directed Supertech to refund, with interest, those allotted flats in its Noida twin towers, which are now ...

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Akhilesh blames Opposition

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Lucknow: A recent spurt in communal violence in Uttar Pradesh has brought the ruling Samajwadi Party in the crosshairs again, not long since it faced criticism over a string of rapes and murders. Accused of ineptness and partisanship, chief minister ...

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Centre will amend Constitution to scrap collegium

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With the collegium system of judges’ appointment under fire, the government proposes to end Supreme Court’s monopoly by amending Articles 124(2) and 217(1) of the Constitution to broad-base the process for selection of judges to the SC and high courts. ...

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Ashok Khemka seeks central deputation

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Amid speculation that he may be shifted to the Centre, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had sparked a controversy by questioning land deals of Robert Vadra in Haryana, on Tuesday said he has sent a request for central deputation ...

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Judges’ appointment

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Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said the government has the highest respect for the judiciary, but it has the right to be consulted on the appointment of judges. “We have the highest respect and regard for the institution ...

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UP MLAs want salary hike

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Legislators, cutting across party lines during the ongoing budget session of the Uttar Pradesh assembly, are worried, among other things, about their perks and salaries — now at Rs 50,000 a month. Citing the price rise and inflation, these otherwise ...

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India writes to Switzerland

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India has made a fresh request to Switzerland seeking bank details and names of Indians having unaccounted money in Swiss banks, as the government expands its efforts to combat the menace of black money. The latest request has been made ...

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Drastic changes in land acquisition law

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The “land acquisition law” bearing Rahul Gandhi’s imprint, enacted by the UPA government last year, came under all-round attack from states, including those ruled by Congress, raising the prospect of drastic changes in its provisions. The meeting of state revenue ...

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Offer for Campa Cola residents

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Staring at a possible backlash during the forthcoming assembly elections, chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday offered a solution to the residents of Campa Cola that will ensure the 96 illegal flats are not demolished and they return to legal ...

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