Women’s Bill: Plea in SC seeking implementation of before LS polls

Posted on   3:27 pm

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking immediate of implementation of the Women’s Reservation Bill passed by the Parliament in September 2023, before the Parliamentary General Election in 2024. Last month, the President of India signed into law the women’s reservation bill that had been unanimously passed by both houses of parliament.

NewsClick founder, HR head move SC against arrest

Posted on   3:26 pm

Newsclick founder and Editor-in-Chief Prabir Purkayastha and the website’s human resources head Amit Chakraborty on Monday approached the Supreme Court challenging his arrest and detention under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) over alleged Chinese funding to promote anti-national propaganda.

Both Nithari accused acquitted, 17 years after chilling murders

Posted on   3:25 pm

Seventeen years after the killing of women and children in Noida’s Nithari stunned the nation, with the discovery of bones and other human remains around what was described as a “house of horrors”, the main accused – Surinder Koli – has been cleared of all charges. He was acquitted in 12 cases by the Allahabad High Court today.

Govt using Army for its publicity: Cong

Posted on   3:24 pm

The Congress on Monday accused the government of making a “cheap attempt” of using the Army for its political publicity and sought President Droupadi Murmu’s immediate intervention in the matter.

Israel-Hamas conflict death toll nearly 4,000

Posted on   3:23 pm

The death toll in the raging conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip is nearing 4,000, as violence continued for the 10th consecutive day on Monday. According to official Israeli sources, more than 1,300 people have been killed since the conflict first erupted on October 7.