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SC refers issue of legalising euthanasia to Constitution bench

Updated: 25 February 2014, Tuesday, 12:54 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred the issue of legalising euthanasia in the country to a five-judge Constitution bench, saying there has been “inconsistent” opinion in its previous verdicts on withdrawing medical support to terminally ill patients. ...   | Read..

Bombay HC pulls up govt over parole extensions to Sanjay Dutt

Updated: 25 February 2014, Tuesday, 18:51 hrs (IST)
The Maharashtra government on Tuesday faced flak from the Bombay High for showing “extra diligence” in extending parole for actor Sanjay Dutt, a convict in the 19...   | Read..

SC rejects exemption plea of Sahara boss, wants him in court on Wednesday

Updated: 25 February 2014, Tuesday, 15:11 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday refused the plea of Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy seeking exemption from personal appearance before it in connection with the failure of his comp...   | Read..

Lalu accuses Nitish of hatching conspiracy to break RJD

Updated: 25 February 2014, Tuesday, 12:54 hrs (IST)
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of hatching a conspiracy to break his party....   | Read..

Medical colleges flunk PG test

India’s medical education regulators have rejected applications from 170 medical colleges and teaching hospitals, including some....   | Read..

Free run for Sanjay and Twitter jokes

Sanjay Dutt’s back-to-back paroles have prompted not just a query from the Union home ministry but also multiple jokes....   | Read..

Bengal’s bridge on spindly legs

A potential bridge collapse was averted in Bengal after an IIT inspection found that the strength of the piers on which a deck slab was supposed to have been placed this ...   | Read..

Pre-poll seduction stings Lalu

Bihar today led the way in pre-election shenanigans with 13 MLAs belonging to Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) being notified “unattached” members b...   | Read..

Breather for CM, glare on Speaker

The “split” in the RJD legislature party, though described as being “unethically” and “brutally” engineered, is set to give the much n...   | Read..

Self-immolation over land

Assam watched in horror as a KMSS activist immolated himself in front of the state secretariat today in protest against Dispur’s alleged discrimination in giving land t...   | Read..

Thailand hand for Nalanda

Nalanda University got another boost when Thailand today announced it would become a participating country for the ambitious project of reviving the glory of the ancient seat...   | Read..

BJD talks tough on status

The BJD today accused the UPA of short-shrifting Odisha once again while according special category state status to yet-to-be-born Seemandhra....   | Read..

Schools dumbing down, reveals ASER report

If in 2010, half of Jharkhand’s Class V children in government schools could read Class II textbooks, only 34 fifth graders out of 100 could do so in 2013. But don̵...   | Read..
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