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LS to hold debate on no-confidence motion on Friday  

The Lok Sabha will take up the debate on no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government on Friday.
Jul 18, 2018 13:30 IST

Delhi HC asks JNU not to take any coercive step against Kanhaiya till July 20

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed Jawaharlal Nehru University not to take any coercive step on a fine imposed against its former students union president Kanhaiya Kumar till July 20. 
Jul 18, 2018 12:48 IST

Modi says govt ready for discussion on any issue in Monsoon session of Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that his government was ready for debate on any issue raised by political parties as the Parliament's Monsoon session began on Wednesday. 
Jul 18, 2018 11:56 IST

3 arrested in building collapse in Greater Noida

Three persons were arrested for the collapse of two buildings in Greater Noida on Tuesday night, killing at least three persons and trapping several others under the debris, police said.
Jul 18, 2018 11:37 IST

Completely paralysed despite Constitution bench verdict, Delhi govt tells Supreme Court

The Delhi government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that its functioning is “completely paralysed” and it can't order transfer or posting of officers despite the recent Constitution bench verdict on the national capital's administration. 
Jul 18, 2018 12:34 IST

MiG 21 crashes in Kangra district of Himachal

A MiG 21 fighter jet crashed in a village in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, police said.
Jul 18, 2018 15:32 IST

Tharoor blames right-wing activists for attacks, death threats

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday blamed right-wing activists for death threats and vandalising his office and demanded action against 'anti-national elements' and the intervention of the Prime Minister.
Jul 18, 2018 15:13 IST

SC lays down guidelines to curb lynching

The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that "extra-judicial" acts like "cow vigilantism or any other vigilantism" and lynchings should be nipped in the bud and passed guidelines to the Centre and the states such as fast-tracked trials, victim compensation, deterrent punishment and disciplinary action against lax law-enforcing officials.
Our Legal Correspondent Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

No stopping sealing, demolition of unauthorised constructions in Delhi: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said there would be “no stopping of sealing or demolition” of unauthorised constructions in Delhi. 
Jul 18, 2018 13:50 IST

Seven new members take oath in Rajya Sabha

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ideologue Rakesh Sinha, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra were among the seven new members of Rajya Sabha who took oath of office on Wednesday.
Jul 18, 2018 12:17 IST

SC: Will scrap gay law if it violates rights

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would strike down the penal code's Section 377 that criminalises unnatural sex the moment it is convinced the law violates the fundamental rights of citizens as "majoritarian governments" couldn't be expected to take such decisions.
Our Legal Correspondent Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

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