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Ravi Shankar Prasad hits back at Rahul Gandhi for his claim on judges appointments
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad hit back at Rahul Gandhi on Sunday for his claim about the huge pendency of cases in courts and the shortage of judges, saying the government’s notice to Cambridge Analytica for data mining has unnerved the Congress president.
“Legal system collapsing under Pending Cases: Supreme Court 55,000+, High Court 37 Lakh+, Lower Courts 2.6 Crore+. Yet, a staggering 400 High Court and 6,000 Lower Court judges not appointed, while Law Minister preoccupied peddling fake news,” Gandhi said on Twitter on Saturday, using the hashtag “JudiciaryDemonetised”.
Regionalism, not secularism, is the new pivot of Indian politics, writes Barkha Dutt
At a recent panel discussion to launch a book of essays by senior lawyer and Congress spokesperson, Abhishek Singhvi, I pushed the...
For Delhi’s survival, let Yamuna be a river again
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The battle lines are drawn for 2019
The hullabaloo over the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the flames of Marathwada, political allies roaring like foes and the ...
Delhi HC refuses interim relief to Rahul Gandhi in National Herald case
The Delhi high court on Wednesday refused to grant any interim relief to Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Income Tax reassessmen...
Chinese leaders order probe over vaccine scandal
Chinese leaders are scrambling to shore up public confidence and oversight of the pharmaceutical industry after a rabies vaccine ...
Sushma Swaraj trolling: Centre avoids direct reply on investigation
The Union government on July 24 avoided a direct reply on whether an inquiry was conducted into the recent trolling of External Af...
India extends $200 million credit lines to Rwanda; Modi holds talks with Kagame
India on Monday extended $200 million lines of credit to Rwanda as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with P...
80% reduction in Indian money in Swiss banks under Modi gove
NEW DELHI: Indian money in Swiss banks has come down by 80 per cent under the Modi government, contrary to media reports of it inc...
Delhi Chief Minister or Lieutenant Governor supreme? Supreme court will decide today
Who holds the reins of Delhi — Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal or Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal? It will be known Wednesday when ...
Delhi cricket polls may be invalidated, violations under scrutiny: Vinod Rai
A day after television news channel owner Rajat Sharma’s panel swept the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) polls, chai...
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