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Ayodhya land dispute case: Supreme Court grants additional time to mediation panel

Supreme Court on Friday granted additional time 23 member special mediation panel in the decades-old politically sensitive Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid land dispute case and extended the time till August 15. The three-member mediation committee that was tasked with exploring the possibility of an amicable settlement in the dispute case has submitted its interim report in a sealed cover...

BJP writes letter to Election Commission complaining against Panaji Congress Candidate for by-elections

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday filed a complaint against Congress candidate for Panaji by-elections Attanasio Monseratte, popularly known as 'Babush' for violating a provision of Election Commission by not publishing the details of criminal cases pending against him in print as well as in electronic media. The letter was written to the Election Commission of the state. The BJP...

“Bring back Modi to wipe out Naxalism and Terrorism completely” says Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Addressing a rally In Shivpuri/Morena Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath applauded the Narendra Modi government and said if Modi government comes to power terrorism and Naxalism will be completely wiped out from the country. Praising the Modi government BJP leader Yogi Aditya Nath said that the situation of internal and external security was dangerous when 270...

Supreme Court dismisses plea against Rahul Gandhi’s UK citizenship

Supreme Court has dismissed the plea that demanded the investigation to Congress president Rahul Gandhi's citizenship of UK and his debarment from fighting the Lok Sabha elections. The petitioner had argued that Rahul Gandhi was listed as a British citizen in a company named Backops limited that was registered in the United Kingdom in the year 2003. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi...

Rahul Gandhi submits unconditional apology over linking Rafael with ‘Chowkidar Chor hai’ Jibe

Congress president Rahul Gandhi rendered an unconditional apology to the supreme court and requested to end the case registered by him against BJP lawmaker Meenakshi Lekhi and for unintentionally and inadvertently linking the Rafael case order with the jibe "Chowkidaar Chor Hai" phrase against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rahul Gandhi submitted an affidavit in which he expressed his regret for...

Chandrababu Naidu asks EC to verify count on all VVPATs if any discrepancy is reported in existing 5 VVPATs

After the Supreme Court dismissed the plea filed by 21 opposition parties asking for 50 % verification of VVPAT slips earlier today, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu said that he will approach Election commission requesting counting of all the VVPATs in assembly segments in case any discrepancy or mismatch is found in any of the five...

Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader P Chidambaram to travel abroad in May

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the son of Congress leader P Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram, who is facing criminal cases under investigation in the INX Media and Aircel-Maxis cases and being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), to travel to the US, Germany, and Spain this month. A bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan...

Tej Bahadur Yadav approaches Supreme Court challenging Returning Officer’s decision

Tej Bahadur Yadav, ex BSF jawan approached the supreme court challenging the decision of the returning officer after he rejected his nomination from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is contesting the elections. Tej Bahadur Yadav, Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate, was dismissed from border security force (BSF) in 2017 for allegedly making false complaints about the...

Lok Sabha Polls : Supreme Court rejects plea by 21 opposition parties seeking an increase in 50% VVPAT verification

The supreme court on Tuesday, May 7 rejected the plea filed by 21 opposition parties that sought the direction to increase the VVPAT verification from 5 to at least 50 percent of EVMs during the counting of votes for free and fair conduct of general elections. The supreme court directed the Election Commission on April 8 to increase the random...

Supreme Court stays the disqualification of AIADMK MLAs ahead of Lok Sabha polls

The supreme court issued an interim stay on the notice sent by Tamil Nadu speaker to three AIADMK MLAs asking their disqualification for anti-party activities and for supporting TTV Dhinakaran and V K Sasikala. The Supreme court issued a notice to the Speaker and has sought an explanation. The case is expected to be heard after four weeks. The notice...