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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”.
Govt’s bid to change UPSC cadre rules unconstitutional: P Chidambaram
Former finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday questioned the BJP government’s proposal to amend rules for allocation of servi...
To reduce fuel price, government looks at ONGC to share the burden
Wary of slipping on fiscal deficit targets, the Finance Ministry is reluctant to take a hit on excise duty levied on petrol and di...
IPL 2018 KKR vs RR Eliminator: Andre Russell eliminates Rajasthan Royals, takes KKR to Qualifier 2
Royals bottle: After 15 overs, Rajasthan Royals were 111/2, chasing 170 for victory. Kolkata Knight Riders had been on 114/5 at ...
US opens embassy in Jerusalem as clashes between Israel police and Palestinians leave 37 dead
The US on Monday opened its embassy in Jerusalem, a city at the epicenter of the Israel-Palestinian conflict, even as protests eru...
First Lady Melania Trump undergoes ‘successful’ procedure on kidney condition
First lady Melania Trump underwent a “successful” procedure Monday to treat a benign kidney condition and was expected to remain h...
From a rice mill clerk to south’s first BJP CM, a look back at Yeddyurappa’s political journey
From serving as secretary to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to becoming the first BJP chief minister in the south and later...
DU admissions 2018 commence today: Online application, courses offered, fees, exam date, expected cut-off
DU admission 2018: Delhi University (DU) will begin online registration to its undergraduate programmes on May 15, that is, tomorr...
J&K govt removes officer who issued order for Kashmiri Pandits visiting Kheer Bhawani temple
Days after Deputy Commissioner (Relief), Jammu, asked Kashmiri Pandits intending to visit temples in the Valley on Kheer Bhawani f...
Maharashtra govt to rope in private players for teleradiology
Facing a shortage of radiologists, the Maharashtra government plans to set up teleradiology centres in rural and tribal areas to d...
PNB-Modi chargesheet: Named in Nirav Modi case, Allahabad Bank CEO, two PNB directors face axe
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing the alleged Rs 13,400-crore fraud involving diamantaires Nirav Modi and his uncl...
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