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Stern action against the guilty demanded 23.2.2017 The Assam Tribune
Stern action against the guilty demanded
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Maya asks Muslims to vote for BSP, again 22.2.2017 Rediff: News
The Supreme Court had last month ruled that any appeal for votes on the ground of 'religion, race, caste, community or language' amounted to 'corrupt practice' under the electoral law.
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UP Elections 2017: Flouting SC verdict, brazen Mayawati seeks Muslim votes 21.2.2017 DNA: Mumbai
BSP supremo Mayawati today warned the Muslim electors in Uttar Pradesh against voting for the Samajwadi Party as there votes will not only go "waste" but directly benefit BJP. "If you vote for Samajwadi Party, not only your vote will go waste but may directly benefit the BJP. You should vote en masse for BSP and not SP," Mayawati told election rallies in the poll-bound state, in remarks that fly in the face of the Supreme Court verdict on use of religion during elections. The Supreme Court had last month ruled that any appeal for votes on the ground of "religion, race, caste, community or language" amounted to "corrupt practice" under the electoral law. Mayawati, while appealing to the Muslims to vote for her party, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP of trying to give "casteist and communal tinge" to the poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh. "In the past couple of days, BJP and its top leaders, including the PM, have been issuing wrong statements after assessing that the party has fared badly in ...
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Egyptian clerics’ support for triple talaq may embolden such voices in India 21.2.2017 TOI: India
The pronouncement of the Al-Azhar seminary in Cairo, seen as an authoritative voice in the Islamic world, that triple talaq has been undisputed since the era of the Prophet can play into the debate in India over the controversial method of divorce among Muslims.
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Pak Senate passes landmark Hindu marriage bill 18.2.2017 Rediff: Intl News
The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017, which is the first elaborate Hindu community's personal law, was adopted by the Senate on Friday.
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5 lawyers arrested so far in Goalpara 17.2.2017 The Assam Tribune
5 lawyers arrested so far in Goalpara
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Trump promises new executive order on immigration next week 17.2.2017 Rediff: News
Trump said his administration had a very smooth rollout of the travel ban. "But we had a bad court. Got a bad decision," he said.
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'Decide legality of both triple talaq, polygamy' 17.2.2017 TOI: Home
The Centre requested the Supreme Court on Thursday to widen the scope of scrutiny of constitutional validity of triple talaq as a mode of divorce among Muslims to include examining the legality of the practice of polygamy.
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Constitution bench to decide petitions on triple talaq: Supreme Court 16.2.2017 TOI: India
A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar took on record three sets of issues framed by parties with regard to the cases and said the questions for consideration of the constitution bench would be decided on March 30.
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Will only look at legal aspect of triple talaq: SC 15.2.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Supreme Court on Tuesday clarified that it would only look into the legality of triple talaq, and not delve into the dangerous waters of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC). In this regard, the three-judge bench asked all the parties concerned to sit together and come up with a list of issues that need to be debated. During the course of the hearing, the three-judge bench said it would consider whether Muslim Personal Law is an integral part of Islam, as it has been interpreted and changed in other Islamic countries, including Pakistan, to accommodate modern day challenges. A list of tentative issues discussed by the court also included, as to whether the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat Application Act of 1937) is unconstitutional. Other pertinent points that will come up for debate before the court could include questions as to whether the SC can lay down the edicts of morality, whether a court can interpret Holy Scriptures, and polygamy among other issues. The Court however opined that codifying morality was ...
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Won’t debate civil code while ruling on triple talaq: Supreme Court 15.2.2017 TOI: India
The triple talaq case reached its pre-final stage in the Supreme Court on Tuesday with the court saying questions on the issue would be framed on Thursday and final arguments will begin on May 11 even as it made plain that it was not considering the issue of a uniform civil code.
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Will deal with only legal aspect of triple talaq: SC 14.2.2017 TOI: Home
Supreme Court today said it would decide issues pertaining to "legal" aspects of the practices of triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims and would not deal with the question whether divorce under Muslim law needs to be supervised by courts as it falls under the legislative domain.
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After Donald Trump stumbled... 14.2.2017 Rediff: Columns
'The setback for Trump carries a message not only for him, but for the far right in general.'
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Uttarkhand Elections 2017: Campaigning for 69 seats ends, polling for Karnaprayag on March 9 14.2.2017 DNA: Money
The intense campaigning for the February 15 elections in 69 of the 70 Assembly seats in Uttarakhand drew to a close this evening. With the death of Kuldip Kanwasi, a BSP candidate from Karnaprayag in a road accident on Sunday, polling to the seat has been postponed to March 9. With the end of campaigning at 5 PM, political parties cannot hold any public meetings and rallies to garner support for themselves. The only way they can mobilise support is through direct public contact, the state election office said in Dehradun. As many as 75,12,559 voters will decide the fate of 628 candidates in 69 Assembly seats. Poll notification was issued on January 20 and top leaders and star campaigners of both Congress and BJP, the two main parties in the fray, addressed a string of rallies, public meetings and road shows to woo the electorate. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah held about half a dozen rallies, Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and Arun Jaitley also addressed public ...
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Assembly Elections 2017: High-voltage campaign ends for UP phase-2, Uttarakhand polls 13.2.2017 DNA: Mumbai
 Campaigning drew to a close this evening in 67 constituencies of Uttar Pradesh for the second phase of elections as well as in 69 seats in Uttarakhand for the polls on February 15. The high-voltage campaigning saw the top brass of the main parties in fray addressing a slew of rallies, roadshows and public meetings in both the states. Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a triangular contest among Samajwadi Party-Congress, BJP and BSP while the fight in Uttarakhand is an interesting one as about a dozen rebel candidates in fray as Independents may upset the calculations of Congress and BJP which have been traditionally the two main contenders for power in the state. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah championed the cause of the saffron party during the campaigning in Uttar Pradesh, the SP-Congress alliance's charge was spearheaded by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, besides other leaders of the respective parties. BSP supremo Mayawati wooed the ...
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Justice Sachar flays new citizenship law 13.2.2017 The Assam Tribune
Justice Sachar flays new citizenship law
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New York City Immigrant Affairs chief: I was in tears 13.2.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Nisha Agarwal, commissioner of the New York Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, recalls, with both anguish and elation, the events of the last fortnight after the US President's order banning entry for people from seven countries was put in place.
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Trump may sign new order on immigration soon 11.2.2017 Rediff: News
"We will be doing something very rapidly to do with the additional security for our country. You'll be seeing that sometime next week," Trump said.
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LIVE! Trump says considering signing new order on immigration 11.2.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Voting for first phase of UP polls begins 11.2.2017 Rediff: News
Nearly 2.6 crore people in 73 constituencies of western Uttar Pradesh are voting on Saturday in the first of the seven phases of high-stake assembly elections
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