Saturday, March 25, 2023Plea in SC Challenges Automatic Disqualification of Lawmakers upon Conviction and 2-Year Sentence

NEW DELHI, Mar 25: A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the “automatic disqualification” of lawmakers upon their conviction and being sentenced to a jail term for two years or more according to section 8(3) of the Representation of the People Act.
The plea, filed by a Kerala-based social activist, said the immediate reason for approaching the apex court was a recent development


Saturday, March 25, 2023‘Disqualified because Modi scared about my next speech on Adani, I have seen it in his eyes,’ says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today said he would keep defending the democratic voice of the people even if he is permanently expelled from parliament.

Addressing his first press conference in New Delhi after his disqualification as a member of Lok Sabha following his conviction in a criminal defamation case by a Surat court, Rahul said, "Even if they disqualify me permanently, I will keep doin


Saturday, March 25, 2023Justice (Retired) Sunil Hali appointed Chairperson Fee Committee

Srinagar, March 25: The Jammu and Kashmir government has appointed Justice (Retd) Sunil Hali as Chairperson of the Committee for Fixation, Determination and Regulation of Fee of Private Schools.

As per an order issued by Principal Secretary School Education Department (SED) Alok Kumar, the appointment has been made in exercise of the powers conferred by section 20-A of the Jammu and Kashmir Sc


Thursday, March 23, 2023Rahul Gandhi ‘mismanaged’ Himanta Sarma episode, Sonia Gandhi didn’t assert herself: Ghulam Nabi Azad in memoir

New Delhi, Mar 23: “Let him go” was Rahul Gandhi’s blunt reply when told that Himanta Biswa Sarma, once the Congress’ key leader in Assam, had the support of a majority of MLAs and would rebel and quit the party, Ghulam Nabi Azad writes in his autobiography “Azaad”.

Azad, a former Congress loyalist who quit the party in August 2022 and launched his own regional party, also targets Sonia Gandhi


Thursday, March 23, 2023Opposition Parties Need to Come Together To Fight BJP in LS Polls: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar, Mar 23: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti has said all opposition parties will have to unite to give a formidable fight to the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections but expressed doubts about such an alliance coming into existence.
In an interview with news agency here, the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said a grand opposition alliance needs to have Congress as its nucleus but the BJP i


Thursday, March 23, 2023Rahul Gandhi Gets Two Years Imprisonment in Defamation Case Filed in Surat, Granted Bail

SURAT, Mar 23: A court in Surat in Gujarat on Thursday sentenced Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to two years in jail in a 2019 criminal defamation case filed against him over his “Modi surname” remarks.
The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate HH Varma, which held Gandhi guilty under Indian Penal Code sections 499 and 500, also granted him bail and suspended the sentence for 30 days to allow him to