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17 July, 2018 2:34 PM Israel Passes Law To Ban Groups Critical Of State, Military From Schools

Critics of the Israeli law said it was a blow to free speech and part of the Israeli government's effort to delegitimise rights groups and NGOs Israel's parliament passed a law on Tuesday that could see groups critical of government policies toward the Palestinians banned from entering Israeli schools and speaking with pupils. Critics of the law, which 33

13 July, 2018 9:42 AM Will Shah apologise for UP BJP MLA's remark on rape, asks Sena

The Shiv Sena today asked whether BJP president Amit Shah would apologise for his party's UP MLA's remark that even Lord Ram cannot curb rapes. The Sena's poser came a day after the BJP sought an apology from Congress president Rahul Gandhi for Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' remark. "Tharoor said if the BJP wins the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, India will become 46

12 July, 2018 8:45 AM Congress Cautions Shashi Tharoor Amid Row Over "Hindu Pakistan" Comment

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor had said the BJP would make India a "Hindu Pakistan" if it came to power in 2019. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was cautioned today by his party and urged to keep "restraint and caution" even as he firmly defended his comments on the BJP making India a "Hindu Pakistan" if it comes to power in 2019. "Why should I apologise 33

8 July, 2018 2:27 PM Simultaneous Polls Will 'Destroy' Parliamentary Democracy, Says AAP

Ashish Khetan, who met the chairman of the Law Commission and its members, said AAP will submit a detailed paper to the commission outlining the party's position on the matter. The Aam Aadmi Party firmly believes that simultaneous elections will "destroy" India's parliamentary democracy and federalism, its senior leader Ashish Khetan said today. Mr Khetan 41

4 July, 2018 6:46 AM Big victory for people of Delhi, for democracy: Kejriwal on SC verdict

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today hailed the Supreme Court verdict on the power tussle between the Delhi government and the Centre as a "big victory" for the people of the city and for democracy. The apex court today held that Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal does not have independent decision-making powers, and is bound to act on the aid and advice 54

4 July, 2018 6:22 AM Big win for Kejriwal: SC clips Delhi L-G's wings, says power wrests with elected govt

The SC mandated a federal balance between the State and the Centre. A five-judge Supreme Court bench while delivering its verdict in the Centre vs Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) dispute over ruling Delhi said that the decisions taken by the elected Delhi government should be respected and the Lieutenant-Governor should act as per the aide and advise of the state 41

4 July, 2018 5:25 AM Real Power Lies With Elected Government, Says Supreme Court, Huge AAP Win

The Lieutenant Governor must act harmoniously with the Delhi government and must not be obstructionist, the Supreme Court has ruled. In what Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) called a "restoration of democracy", the court also said the Lt Governor and the council of ministers must attempt to settle any matter by discussion. Reading out the verdict 47

26 June, 2018 3:40 PM BJD supports PM's call for simultaneous polls

Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced his party's support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal for holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. Assembly polls in Odisha have been held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha election since 2004. Elections were essential 40

26 June, 2018 2:51 PM Gandhi-Nehru family has dictatorial moorings: BJP

Recalling the events during the Emergency and criticising the then Congress regime led by Indira Gandhi, Sambit Patra said that the Congress gave the slogan of 'India is Indira and Indira is India' during Emergency, similar to 'Hail Hitler' by the Nazis for German dictator Adolf Hitler. Observing the 43rd anniversary of imposition of Emergency, the BJP today 48

26 June, 2018 1:48 PM Parliament business affected since inexperienced Rahul Gandhi became Congress chief: Ananth Kumar

Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament next month, Union minister Ananth Kumar today claimed the parliamentary business was getting affected since "inexperienced" Rahul Gandhi became Congress president. He also said that "dynastic" Congress under Gandhi was not good for democracy. "Parliamentary business has been affected since Rahul Gandhi became 43