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CBI arrests GST Commissioner, others for graft

2555 CBI cases pending trial: Govt

The government, on Thursday, told Parliament that a total of 2555 cases were pending trial for over a decade with the Central Bureau of Investigation. The government added that investigations in seven cases too were pending for the same time period. “The number of cases pending under investigation and trial,[Read More…]

At least 87 killed, thousands injured in Kashmir : PHR report

A report published by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) claimed that at least 87 people were killed and thousands injured in the violent clashes that erupted in Kashmir after the killing of militant leader Burhan Wani by security forces. The report described the excessive and indiscriminate use of force against[Read More…]

Triple talaq unconstitutional: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday declared triple talaq as unconstitutional and said that it violates the rights of Muslim women. In an indirect reference to All India Muslim Personal Law Board, the court said “ no Personal Law Board is above the Constitution.” The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA)[Read More…]

Extra credits for students backing cashless economy

University Grants Commission has sent a circular to higher educational institutions, asking them to encourage students to join the centre’s cashless economy campaign by educating the common man on different modes of digital payments. Students participating in government’s cashless economy campaign will be rewarded with extra credits from December 12,[Read More…]

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